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Dr. Dodson House Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 13 St. Michaels B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I are JUST leaving St. Michaels after having a beautiful long weekend stay at Dr. Dodson House. Although the home is everything you'd hope for in a B&B, including luxurious linens, beaucoup d'antiques, completely updated baths with beautiful tile and marble...it's Janet who makes the stay extra special! She is a wonderfully creative chef. We were there for three of her breakfasts. Each started with fresh fruit and a small scoop of berry sorbet. Of our 3 entrees, my favorite was her Belgium waffle...you've gotta try it! But the French toast and Eggs Benedict were truly yummy too! I could have sworn we were in the south with her complete charm and storytelling. We will definitely be back! Thank you, Janet...

Stayed: August 2014
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

I kidnapped my husband for a much needed escape from our hectic stressful schedules over the weekend of July 18th, which was also his birthday. We received a warm welcome from Janet as we arrived Thursday evening along with a tour of all of the beautiful rooms which have been lovingly restored and decorated personally by her. Since we had chartered a fishing trip the next morning we did not get a chance to enjoy her amazing breakfast menu until Saturday, which was well worth the wait! Our entire experience in St Michaels would not have been as wonderful had we not had stayed at the Dr. Dodson house. Janet was delightful, the bed was heavenly with soft linens and pillows.. There were robes, iPod docking stations, access to a lovely porch for morning coffee...all in the quiet yet convenient location to all of the activities within walking and biking distance. Janet even surprised us by icing down our favorite bottles of wine and had them waiting
for us after our long bike ride from St Michaels to Oxford! Conversation over breakfast with the other guests was fun and interesting too! I highly recommend staying with Janet at the Dr. Dodson House B&B... You will not be disappointed! Pricey? Yes... But worth every penny believe me!

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I just loved staying at the Dr. Dodson house. I was very lucky to get a room since the owner, Janet, was away for the weekend and had not initially planned on renting the rooms. But, their son-in-law agreed to help out and they discounted the room since there was no breakfast. It was very easy to communicate with Janet, who sent me a detailed email on where to find the key and everything else I needed. The room was beautiful, with nice extra touches such as a coffee pot and biscottis. I loved sitting on the porch to relax after a day exploring the town. The son-in-law did a great job cleaning the room. I also felt honored to stay in the same home that Frederick Douglas visited to reconcile with his former owner, who was staying at the house. While somewhat expensive, I feel like it was worth it and I would happily stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

This was an anniversary weekend getaway experience. B&B is very well-maintained and breakfast each morning was very tasty. Janet is the innkeeper and runs a very professional inn. House has 3 bedrooms, each with their own washroom facilities. Location is near the St. Michaels marina and within easy walking distance of everything within the town limits. Would definitely stay here again if we ever return to St. Michaels. One downside is parking. It's on-street only, so we felt compelled to leave our vehicle in the same place as it gets very crowded in the streets.

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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

We stayed at the Dr. Dodson House for a quick mid-week getaway trip - it's a wonderful property and Janet is a gracious and entertaining host, with spot-on restaurant and activity reviews...and amazing breakfasts.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

My wife and I had needed some time away to relax and boy did we pick a winner.from the time we arrived to the time we left we were surrounded by a beautiful home and a gracious host.T he breakfasts were absolutely delicious and the conversation was interesting and at times quite humorous.Our room,the Dr.Dodson room was spacious and the bed was made for a restful sleep.We would gladly return next year if we head to St. Michaels again.Thank you to our hostess for a memorable weekend. Mike and Pat Machurek

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

We were married one Saturday at the end of May, and after the wedding night local to our ceremony we made our way Sunday to St. Michaels and the Dr. Dodson House. Great weather was our companion during our drive and whole visit, which of course never hurts. Upon arrival Janet welcomed us, and we were soon to discover that for the two nights we would be there we would be her only guests. Hence began a truly lovely time in St. Michaels. We had dinner the first night at Ava's Pizzeria and Wine Bar, a short walk from the house, made our way on Janet's pair of mountain bikes to Oxford the next day (riding the ferry with the bikes, then grabbing a pretty nice late and low key lunch at Schooner's at the marina there) and had the first rate meal we'd hoped for at The Inn at Perry Cabin our second night. The Douglas Suite at the top of the house felt grand and cozy and appropriate to our occasion. Breakfast each day was delicious (with graceful accommodation of our dietary restrictions) and included friendly and warm conversation with our hostess. Delightful is a pretty good way to summarize the whole visit and we look forward to repeating the experience.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Dr. Dodson House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 200 Cherry Street, PO Box 956, St. Michaels, MD 21663-0956
Region: United States > Maryland > Talbot County > St. Michaels
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in St. Michaels
Price Range: £181 - £236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dr. Dodson House offers five-star hospitality and the perfect location for exploring St. Michaels. We are just steps from the harbor and one block away from the great shops and restaurants on Talbot Street. History buffs will appreciate the c.1799 brick home's original features, including doors, woodwork, fireplaces, and wavy glass. Beautifully appointed guest rooms, lovely gardens, the second-story porch and delicious breakfasts have delighted guests since 1994. ... more   less 
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