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The Rippon-Kinsella House

79 reviews
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible17%
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“b b”(28 reviews)
“captain's room”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Enjoyed a one night stay at the Rippon Kinsella house over the memorial day weekend. Just a stones throw from Lincoln's Tomb the RK house is a beautiful Italianate home built 1871. We stayed in the captains room; very spacious and full of interesting memorabilia....More

1  Thank Donald S
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We DO NOT recommend The Rippon-Kinsella House. Website is not a current representation of the B&B! We've e-mailed a more detailed letter to Roger Schmitz & Dave Ridenour, Co-Owners/Proprietors. Here are some important points from our experience. Our ETA was 4p, we arrived ~4:15p (we...More

3  Thank Jim & Lucy C
Response from Roger S, Owner at The Rippon-Kinsella HouseResponded 15 June 2016

This is unfortunately extremely vindictive. I don't know what we did to make her say these things, but I think I know why. Roger tries very hard and doesn't deserve this. Please read the other reviews about us before you make a decision. Thank you....More

Reviewed 15 May 2016

When we drove up we what we saw was an elegant beautiful house with a yard ringed by large shade trees. The yard had nicely done with shade gardens with whimsical yard art. There was a lovely wrap around veranda where we sat in the...More

1  Thank stan n
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My husband and I visited The Rippon-Kinsella House over a long weekend in October for a little R&R. We enjoyed our stay in the Captain's Quarters. The outdoor breakfast was excellent with omelets, fresh fruit, granola, made from scratch muffins and endless coffee! We will...More

Thank Latasha S
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was the first time we stayed in a bed and breakfast and we weren't disappointed. Roger and Dave were very nice and made us feel like family. And Roger is one of the best cooks I've ever had the pleasure of cooking for me....More

Thank Helen D
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"This was not a hotel, but a Victorian home."
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"This entire property should not be rented to the public."
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"Book before Fall, 2016 as the hosts will be closing the door to guest forever."
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"The Captain's Quarters is best suited for early risers since the unique Italianate windows do not lend..."
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