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“Exceded our expectations”
Review of Moondance Inn

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Moondance Inn
Ranked #4 of 7 Red Wing B&B and Inns
Stillwater, Minnesota
1 review
“Exceded our expectations”
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We stayed at the Moondance Inn while we were in town for a retirement party. We actually left the party so we could get back to the Inn! We stayed in the Queen Room on the north corner of the house in June. We enjoyed the beautiful view of sunset while lounging in the tub and glorious sunrise in the morning. The food was sensational local fare. The party room on the 3rd floor has cute seating arrangements, a big dining/conference table and TV. This was our first B&B experience but will not be our last, great value.

Room Tip: The Queen Room on the north side of the house was very comfortable in June.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 15 June 2012

We had a wonderful stay close to Downtown Red Wing, and the perfect distance from our home in the twin cities. This B&B was grand, clean, and very accommodating. Upon arriving was met by young women casually dressed who dropped everything to give us an informal tour of the home. She brought us to our room very politely and was perfectly accommodating to our needs. We booked the Gypsy room, which has a great vintage vibe with great antiques, grand wallpaper, and a whirlpool two person tub. I would say that if you come for romance, consider another room or accommodation. The bed was VERY creaky, so it was delicately said...distracting. Although, the private two-persons jet tub was wonderful, and very romantic. The included breakfast was divine, and the cook obviously took a lot of pride in the meal. It started with orange juice and water, a fruit starter, and then the best ham steak I’ve ever tasted and a sublime stuffed French toast. Overall, it was a wonderful stay well worth the visit for a quick getaway. Very hospitable staff!

Room Tip: Pick a room with a ensuite whirlpool tub!
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Reviewed 15 June 2012

We spent two nights to celebrate a birthday. Charming old house. Outstanding breakfasts (Mike takes care to honor special dietary requests). Lots to do in the area. We biked the Cannon Falls Trail, explored Red Wing and ventured to some neighboring cities for great dinners. It's a wonderful, relaxing place.

Room Tip: We had the Garden Suite--especially nice with the whirlpool separate from the bedroom.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Elk River, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2012

Great location, great house, great food and great hospitality! Thanks Mike and Chris.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Minneapolis
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

My wife and I spent this past weekend at the Moondance for our 15th Anniversary. It was quiet and casual which is what we needed. Mike is a fantastic host, and is a full book of knowledge on the history of the Moondance. He was also able to serve gluten free ingredients which my diet required. Stand-up guy!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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cbmmcw2008, Owner at Moondance Inn, responded to this review, 27 April 2012
Thank you for your review. I'm glad I could provide you a gluten free breakfast. Per our conversation regarding your diet, it is easier to do today than it was a few years ago. We have not had a review where I was called a "stand up guy." I like that.
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We so enjoyed our stay at the Guesthouse. It was the perfect place for group to feel at home while traveling. The bedrooms are unique and lovely, and the living space is warm.
A very pleasant walk from the town center. The 7 of us enjoyed our stay thoroughly and look forward to staying again! Our contact with the owners was pleasant and they were very accommodating.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

We decided to try a B&B for our first time. We reserched alot of B&Bs online. We were looking for something more unique that had great accommodations than most B&Bs. After looking, We decided to book a room at Moondance Inn. It went beyond our expectations. The inkeeper was very nice and made us feel at home instantly. We stayed in the Gypsy room. It was very charming, with private bathroom and amazing two person whrilpool right in the room. The room had great detail. Good for romance or relaxation. The whole house is beautiful and appreciated. We were impressed with the breakfast served as well. We also liked how they serve complementary wine and appetizers early evening. Everything was great, We will definitely return again.

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cbmmcw2008, Owner at Moondance Inn, responded to this review, 20 April 2012
Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear that your first B&B experience exceeded your expectations. Thanks for choosing the Moondance Inn.
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Additional Information about Moondance Inn

Property: Moondance Inn
Address: 1105 W 4th St, Red Wing, MN 55066-2423
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Region: United States > Minnesota > Red Wing
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Red Wing
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only an hour's drive from Minneapolis and St. Paul the Moondance Inn is a magnificent five bed room bed & breakfast. Located with in walking distance to downtown dining and shopping makes our location perfect for exploring Red Wing Minnesota. Prices range from $125 to $199 a night and there are numerous walking trails along the Mississippi river. Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, and golf are all within a 15-minute drive. ... more   less 

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