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Fargo, United States
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Had a wonderful weekend with Sandy and Marshall, the Proprietors. The accommodations are lovely and the food was wonderful and imaginative. The best parts were the hospitality and getting to know Sandy & Marshall and the history of this wonderful character home. One small inconvenience was the shower in the large jetted tub which not all rooms have.

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Thank Llonna H
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This place is very clean, comfortable bed and excellent breakfast! We also loved the lake and the beauty of land with a cool old barn and beautiful flowers. The owners are very personable and the house has great character.

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Thank SD11AK
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The room was perfect! Very neat and clean and cooled with the AC. We had never stayed in a Bed and Breakfast before this occasion. We plan to come back to Lady on the Lake each summer for our anniversary. Great shade on the beach area to sit and relax and enjoy the peaceful setting. The food is outstanding! We...

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Thank Lenny K
North Platte, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely home with beautiful furnishings; loved the inlaid floor. Very comfortable accommodations. I thought my bed was lusciously comfortable and cozy. I had the room with the shower. Breakfast was tasty and conversation good. We played cards on the enclosed back porch.

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Thank Llcald
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 11 July 2016

When my father (Dave Duin) died last year, we knew we had to bury his ashes next to our mother (Jane Linehan) in Hankinson, who passed away 47 years ago in 1969. Our mom babysat for the Whippermans as a young girl, and when we found out their old mansion was now a bed and breakfast...we knew we had to...

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Thank mduin
Fullerton, California
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We came here from Southern California and were taken back by the surrounding beauty and the lovely home. The proprietors were gracious and informative owners of this very historic house. Breakfast was gourmet. GOURMET! A real surprise. Our room was quiet and the bed comfy and walking around the lake in the early morning was a real treat. Regardless of...

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Thank PNM14
LaVista, NE
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I have been traveling to ND monthly for some time on behalf of a government agency. I made a circuit of locations that are different each time visiting outlying areas. I was in Hankinson in the prior month and had been by Lake Elsie and had seen the bed and breakfast sign. Interestingly enough I also got a recommendation for...

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Thank Shelagh K
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

My husband, James and I had a great time at Lady on the Lake this weekend. It was a perfect balance of activity and relaxing. James had fun ice fishing on lake Elsie Saturday afternoon while I enjoyed going to a local winery called With the Wind. Great atmosphere and yummy wine. We also enjoyed a delicious dinner and ended...

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Sandy M, Owner at Lady on the Lake Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for coming. We so enjoyed having you. Sandy Have a special going on: Stay 1 night and get 1/2 off on second night. Have an amazing day. Sandy & Marshall

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Having stayed here in early December, we stepped into a Christmas wonderland. Sandy and Marshall's home was tastefully decorated with more than 25 Christmas trees. This elegant home had been restored thru their efforts. We were greeted with a glass of wine and great conversation. Our bedroom was attractively appointed. The highlight of our visit was Sandy's gourmet breakfast the...

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Thank Noel S
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 15 November 2015

With two states to go before I reach 50 my wife and I decided to go to #49 North Dakota. Flying into MSP and driving to North Dakota would include an overnight stay in Hankinson, ND. We chose Lady on the Lake and it was a good choice. We were the only guests on this night and were well treated....

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Sandy M, Owner at Lady on the Lake Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We thank you for coming. We enjoyed our visit with you. What a pleasant surprise to find out you know the Hankinson's! Please come back and see us again. We now have a two day special for returning guests. Thank you again. Marshall and Sandy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lady On The Lake Bed and Breakfast a Historical Home of Colonel Hankinson Offers couples a blend of history, romance and charm. Choose from four suites overlooking Lake Elsie, explore over 400 feet of private shoreline; participate in fishing opportunities, enjoy easy asscess to nature and bike trails. When it's chilly outside...No problem! Relish the breathtaking 40 foot lake view from the living room; snuggle up with your favorite book or IPOD near one the cozy fireplaces and reading niches. No matter the occasion, you will feet right at home with hosts, Marshall ad Sandy Meyer, serving an unforgettable homegrown menu, sure to please. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lady on the Lake Bed & Breakfast

Address: 16604 94th St SE, Hankinson, ND 58041-9709
Region: United States > North Dakota > Hankinson
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for one of the rooms with a walk in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles llonnah, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Miss Eitta Room has a perfect view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 281lennyk, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are gorgeous, but the Colonel Hankinson suite on the top floor has more space and a private balcony with extraordinary views.”
 of 5 bubbles Frecklefeet, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Saw every room. All great.”
 of 5 bubbles 760petee, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms were beautiful, choose the one's facing the lake”
 of 5 bubbles 505raeannr, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
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