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    Bird House Inn and Gardens

    371 Water St, (In the Historic James H. Clark House), Excelsior, MN 55331-3039
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    1 - 5 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    We had our family reunion at the Bird House Inn. Six couples stayed there with more than enough room. With a handicapped husband, the first floor bedroom was perfect with an accessible shower. Location was also perfect to shops, restaurants, and the lake.

    Thank Jane S
    Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for mentioning the accessible shower in the newly remodeled Cardinal room bathroom. We now have that unit ready for wheelchair access and we're pretty happy with it. Glad you were, too! Hope to have you all back again some time!

    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    I was looking for a hotel for one night in a good location near the Twin Cities and Excelsior is a charming little town. The location for the Bird House Inn is amazing - right on the main street w/plenty of parking and steps from...More

    Thank dangerkitty18
    Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the comments, good and bad, and I'm glad to hear it was overall a great experience for you! The self-check-in is great for most people, and anyone who wants to be greeted and shown around personally only has to ask since we are...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    Fabulous location in Excelsior. Easy walk to shopping, restaurants and the lake. Super comfortable bed, good shower, loved the patio off of my room (Meadowlark). The room itself was very charming and bright. Nice and roomy, with plenty of room to kick back. Dave, the...More

    Thank Holly M
    Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded 17 July 2017

    Thanks. Lovely to have you here! Thanks for mentioning the early check-in. We do our best to accommodate special requests. We can't be everything to everyone, but when we know exactly what it is that would make a guest's stay better, we do our darndest...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    What an ideal experience. I want to go back for a week. A beautiful, serene Victorian setting just a couple of blocks from the downtown of Excelsior, a quaint, inviting little town which I'll come back to explore. The very large Victorian home made me...More

    Thank chicagotraveler895
    Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded 17 July 2017

    Thank your for taking the time to review! I do hope you'll come back for longer next time. Excelsior is an easy town to spend at least a couple days in and you won't even need to get in your car! With all the attractions...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    We rented all five rooms in this Victorian home for the bridal party. Decorated in bird and lake themes, it set the tone for a perfect wedding. The kitchenette in the downstairs suite was handy for getting hair and make-up done. Everyone got dressed there...More

    1  Thank bluegreen2017
    Response from Dave W, Owner at Bird House Inn and GardensResponded 17 July 2017

    It was a pleasure to share your big day with you! Groups often book our house and really love the comfort of the shared common rooms. Try getting ready for a wedding in a hotel lobby! :) I look forward to your guests' return and...More

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    • US$ 109 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Karen H
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    Response from Dave W | Property representative |
    It is three short blocks to the lake then about another three over to Bay View - or you can take the bike path for a short cut that would take about 5 minutes on foot.
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    "Jacuzzi in Bluebird bathroom upstairs."
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    "Get an upstairs room, can hear "footsteps of the other guests when you stay on first level."
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    "We viewed all of the rooms and found them all lovely ... preferred the Cardinal room because it is like a..."
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    "Some with kitchenette, some none. Most have showers, one bathtub."
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