Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed


Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Exquisite Historic Queen Anne Victorian Mansion makes a memorable getaway. Spacious and comfortable room. Guests share bathroom with tile shower and claw foot tub across hall. Close to everything in Saint Paul! Grand Avenue, Downtown, Xcel Energy Center, Mississippi River and Harriet Island biking trails-just 5 min away!!


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 21%
Weekend Price: $95 / night
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Description

The space

The exquisite historic home, built in 1885, includes nine working fireplaces with magnificent mantels, 8 gorgeous stained glass windows, stunning original woodwork and beautiful architectural details. The Dearing Mansion is a splendid place to relax and discover. Guests may enjoy the main floor living room, music parlor with grand piano, reading room, dining room, kitchen, outdoor deck with downtown views and sauna. The fireplaces are not available for use during your stay. there are shall be no real flame candles nor fires permitted.

Guest access

The Samuel Dearing Mansion is just a five minute drive from many Saint Paul destinations including Grand Avenue shopping and restaurants, downtown dining, Harriet Island park along the Mississippi River, and local antique shops.

Interaction with guests

I enjoy interacting with guests and I respect people's privacy. This home has a variety of room options available and as such, operates much like a traditional bed and breakfast with shared common spaces. There may be several guests at one time, providing an opportunity to meet a variety of people. The home is quite large with many beautiful spaces for all to enjoy on the main floor. Private bedrooms with either shared or private bath (master suite) are located on the 2nd floor. I ask that guests be respectful of each other at Dearing Mansion. Because of the historic nature of the home and the shared aspect, it is well suited for adults (older children may be considered).

The neighborhood is friendly and safe. There are beautiful parks and great trails nearby for walking and bicycling. Great coffee shops and bakeries are within walking or driving distance along with antique shops and other shopping 5-10 minutes away by car. Historic Summit Avenue as well as Grand Avenue, known for shopping, fine restaurants and eateries, are just 5 minutes by car. I am happy to provide restaurant and entertainment recommendations. Also close to Xcel Energy Center, Fitzgerald Theatre, local colleges and universities including: Macalester, St. Thomas, St. Kates. Come visit and enjoy. And like many of our guests, come back again!

City bus a block away. Easy driving distance to downtown Saint Paul and other local destinations. Airport just 10 minutes away.

Please come visit this extraordinary home. Shared kitchen available as well as the many beautiful, restored rooms. Sauna in basement.


House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM

The fireplaces are not available for use during your stay. Real flame candles are prohibited as well. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, guest agrees that no flames will be lit during their stay.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Availability
1 night minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

31 Reviews


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Ione User Profile
May 2017
A great place to feel comfortable to come and go as you please.

Sejong User Profile
October 2016
I had a great experience in this beautiful mansion full of art. The host is very welcoming and friendly. I didn't want to leave!

Sam User Profile
October 2016
Okay

Lori User Profile
August 2016
The house is beautiful, very well taken care of. The host wasn't there, but was in contact with us via email. There were very detailed instructions on everything, I only stayed one evening, but I wish I could have stayed longer. I would definitely stay here again.

Melissa User Profile
August 2016
We had a lovely time staying here! Unfortunately we were only there for one night and didn't get a chance to enjoy it quite as fully as we would have liked. It's a gorgeous house and it felt like we were allowed to stay overnight in a museum! The kitchen and the porch were my favorite parts, but I'm a sucker for a good porch. :)

Julanne User Profile
July 2016
Beautiful historical home, and friendly and responsive host! We would definitely stay again!

Richard User Profile
July 2016
Scott is a gracious host with an amazing house. I had a wonderful experience here. Highly recommend!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States · Joined in May 2013
Scott User ProfileScott is a superhost.

I am a residential remodeling contractor specializing in older homes. I live in this home part time with my 19 year old son until late August. My 21 year old other son is back from college for the summer also living with me part time. You may or may not see them.
I love sharing a cup of coffee or tea in the kitchen or living room in front of a fire.
The house is truly a treasure. It is one of the most unique homes in St. Paul. The back deck has wonderful views of St. Paul which is a 5 minute drive from Downtown St. Paul. In my spare time I love to travel, sea kayak, and lindyhop swing dance. I'm always game for a canoe trip, a great single malt scotch, a Broadway show, a home improvement project around the house involving hanging any kind of art or a good conversation. As a guest you will be welcomed, given the tour and assisted in any way I can.

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Response rate: 100%
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