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Cotton Mansion

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

The room (Garden Suite) was very nice and relaxing. The breakfast was extremely good. The staff was very nice and helpful. The mansion is very well kept, in good shape and has a great story. Very good for a relaxing weekend.

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Ken A, Owner at Cotton Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. It was great having the two of you here and we certainly look forward to having you back in the future.

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just spent the weekend staying at this beautiful old mansion B&B in Duluth. The host/owners have done a great job of restoring this place to the grace and charm of its origins in the early 1900's. In between it has served as classrooms for UMD and was divided up into apartments after that. The couple running it put out a...

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ken134, Owner at Cotton Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to having you stay with us in the future.

Lakeville, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful home, wonderful hosts, amazing food. Friday afternoon we were greeted with wine, cheese, crackers, grapes and chocolate. We enjoyed it in the sunroom. Then we played chess on one of two built-in boards. Breakfast was the fanciest pineapple I've ever seen followed by homemade stuffed french toast. I would highly recommend this B&B.

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Ken A, Owner at Cotton Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

Reviewed 8 November 2016

While in Duluth to see our daughter and son-in-law's new home my husband booked one night at the Cotton Mansion. I wish we could have stayed more! The mansion has been wonderfully renovated by our congenial hosts. Breakfast with our fellow guests was delightful. Be sure to ask if any of the former Cotton family members have visited the mansion...

1Thank Ruthanne W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We love Duluth and decided to stay in the Cotton Mansion for a unique experience. It was that and it was cool to see the mansion built in 1906. It is beautiful and the restoration is very good. It was very comfortable, but quiet as a library. The only sounds are the creaks of a very old house. Breakfast was...

Thank Mark S
Camarillo, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We wanted to try an elegant estate to see how the rich and famous lived 100 years ago. The Cotton Mansion was perfect. It was elegant but livable. The first floor rooms were huge and beautifully decorated, yet very comfortable. The bedrooms were also elegant -- though the bathroom was vintage. We liked the Cotton Mansion better than Glennsheen, which...

4Thank Jerry C
Fareham, England
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The house interior and furnishings are beautiful and impressive and clearly a very expensive restoration has been made. On arrival Kimberley greeted us and asked us to remove our shoes and then asked for our credit card. She then asked us to go into the library and wait for Ken, her husband. Ken came and greeted us and showed us...

1Thank UKMaggiemay
Anthem, Arizona
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent 3 nights here in the Bell Cotton Suite. It was a beautiful room and the queen size bed was comfortable. The hot tub was great and very relaxing. The bathroom is well appointed and the shower is the best we've experienced in a B&B. The room was spotless, even under the bed. The owners were...

1Thank tulipgirl74
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We felt a little out of our element when we pulled our pick-up truck under the classical portico to unload our gear, but Kimberley and Ken made us feel so at home. We were shown into the awe-inspiring front hall with its grand stair leading up to a domed ceiling. Wide doorways opened onto Joseph Cotton's huge library, the gracious...

2Thank Reluctant_Traveller9
Ken A, Owner at Cotton Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and for sharing your experience here at our inn. We love our guests and are always happy when they are able to relax and enjoy the unique artistic work that went into building the Cotton home 108 years ago.

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Spent a 4 day weekend here on a get away with my wife. What a wonderful place. The building is spectacular, the breakfasts were to die for, and the service was second to none. We booked the Terrace Suite, which gave us a fantastic room with a jetted tub, shower, fireplace and our own private second story deck that they...

1Thank Stewart M
Ken A, Owner at Cotton Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. It was great having you and Laura stay with us and we want to thank you for bringing the fabulous weather with you. We hope to see you again on another visit to Duluth.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Duluth's premier Historic Inn, located in the heart of Duluth's Historic Mansion District, minutes from Canal Park and the North Shore. Specializing in honeymoons, anniversaries and romantic retreats. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cotton Mansion

Address: 2309 E 1st St, Duluth, MN 55812-1808
Region: United States > Minnesota > Duluth
Price Range: $173 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Cotton Mansion Hotel Duluth
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“All the rooms are beautiful and quiet.”
426jerryc, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose the main house rooms for convenience”
UKMaggiemay, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick either the Bell Cotton or Terrace Suite so you face the street and have a better view”
Coolgsak, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“I don't think you could pick a "bad" room at Cotton Mansion. We did really enjoy the quiet and privacy of the Garden Suite though.”
rv7abldr, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you stay in the Terrace Suite, breakfast is brought right to your room to enjoy each morning. A nice added perk to staying it this room.”
SiouxandMe, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
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