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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had the pleasure of staying in the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast this past weekend. What a beautiful old house that is in pristine condition. It is absolutely beautiful. The Hostess Jennifer has thought of everything! The room was clean, comfortable and had every conceivable item for our convenience. There was even coffee available in our room and in...

Thank Sue D
Highland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second year in a row, staying at The Franklin and biking the Elroy-Sparta and other trails. Both are tops! The Inn is clean and comfortable, with high quality everything, from bedding and towels (we bought some towels last year), to toilet paper, amenities, and, not least of all, hospitality. Good WiFi (critical as no ATT cell service),...

Thank TReiman
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We have been to the B&B before. The fact that we're return guests speaks to our satisfaction with the accommodations. Jennifer is a gracious host! She shuttled us to the bike trail, and due to significant weather came to get us to only a short time later to shuttle us back. There isn't a detail missing in her home, which...

1Thank Renee B
Pella, Iowa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Our experience echoes those mentioned in earlier posts. We spent two nights here for biking the Elroy-Sparta trail. The "Mitchell's Room" was just perfect for us. We took advantage of the shuttle service to Elroy and bike back to Sparta. Jennifer (hostess) does an outstanding job; great breakfasts, friendly atmosphere, fabulous decor. We'll stay here again, much superior to any...

1Thank Choklat2013
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We spent one night in the Master Bedroom suite, while in town to bike the Sparta-Elroy trail. The home is amazing. Perfectly preserved, and well maintained. Such a lovely place. The master suite included the option of private breakfast in our room, which was a wonderful treat. The food was terrific, the room was immaculate, and the bed was so...

1Thank Thomas G
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Was not familiar with the area and we never stayed in a b&b before. Found this place based on tripadvisor reviews and must say we were not disappointed at all. Smooth checkin and immediately got a guided tour of the house, which was in immaculate condition. We stayed in Mitchell room , only downside was no tv in room which...

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FVBBowner, Owner at Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, We love when we are the first B&B that people have stayed at because we love to help them and show them how awesome B&B's are. We are so happy you had a great time staying here with us and it was very nice of you to take the time to complete a review of your stay. We...

Spencer, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast should be on everyone's list of places to visit. Those who come to the Sparta area to ride the bicycle trails would find the Franklin Victorian B&B as the perfect location. Shuttles to the bike trails are even available! As for the home itself, this is the very early 1900's reaching out to touch...

1Thank amf1400racer
FVBBowner, Owner at Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so happy you had a great time here and on the bike trail.

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Jennifer and Steve have a great B&B in Sparta, WI. I would highly recommend the Franklin Victorian B&B if you are looking for a place to stay in the Driftless Area. The rooms are well maintained, breakfast is amazing and the locked bike storage is a bonus!

Thank John L
FVBBowner, Owner at Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for highly recommending us for future guests to stay with us. We are glad you had a nice time.

East Dubuque, Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second time up to Sparta and there was no question as to where we were going to stay. The Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast is the best for food, service and amenities! Jennifer and Steve run one of the best B & B's around. We would recommend this B & B to everyone we know.

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FVBBowner, Owner at Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back and staying with us. We love our guests and to see them again is very special. We apprecicate the recommendation.

Davenport, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very cozy. The beds are very comfortable. Lots of little extra amenities - wine in the room, snacks outside the rooms in the hallway. Information on restaurants and activities is readily available. Great food. Excellent location.

Thank Tracee S
FVBBowner, Owner at Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time and we are happy you had a wonderful getaway.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award-Winning, The Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn in Sparta, WI, "The Bicycling Capital of America". Come experience a refreshing change from typical hotel lodging. Our inviting accommodations and abiding sense of hospitality promise welcome, rest, and renewal to one and all.Come and ride the Famous Elroy-Sparta Bike Trails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast

Address: 220 E Franklin St, Sparta, WI 54656-1804
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Sparta
Price Range: ₹ 9,099 - ₹ 9,301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“It is a house so parking is on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles SueD354, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exceptional!”
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“Reserve well in advance. Everyone wants to stay here! It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles amf1400racer, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Master Bedroom was fabulous - fireplace, spa shower and plenty of room to relax.”
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“Had the Master Suite and loved it!”
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