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"We had a great time at this town home! This is right on Lake Pepin. We loved sitting on the patio and looking at the water. We even had a bald eagle in the tree right outside! Quiet, peaceful spot. Great to have two separate bedrooms and baths and the room set up was great. Plenty of room for people, comfortable furniture, newer appliances, and the kitchen was stocked. Only disappointment was we had planned to take the Pearl of the Lake Paddle Boat, which docks right outside, and they canceled the day of for "not enough people." Thanks for sharing your town home, we had a great vacation there!"
Guest: NiniDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 1, 2015
"The house met ours needs so well that we plan to come back annually. (I will also get a group of friends there as well.) The house is much larger than I'd expected so plenty of room for people to spread out. For our group, the view from the living room and backyard turned out to be the best feature -- birds galore including an eagle's nest across the bay and the view of bay. We gathered there to chat and laugh and watch the birds and occasional boater and skier.
House was clean, well stocked, and well-kept. Trudi was very responsive and made the rental process easy. As I said, we fully intend to be back because the house met our needs and expectations.
Close to Red Wing and all the fun towns on the Wisconsin side. Plenty to do in the area."
Guest: GeorgiaDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
"The Bell Tower Suites has been the "home" for our family holiday gathering for the past three years. Although the converted church with its original stained glass windows is beautiful year round, it is wonderful for a gathering during the holiday season. When we arrived, our hosts Dawna and Steve had made the suites festive for us with Christmas decorations complete with an absolutely HUGE Christmas tree!! There were even items strategically placed for the little ones to find and enjoy. Special gifts from the hosts to our group also were placed in each suite.
The Bell Tower allows us to create family memories that would not be possible in a typical hotel situation. For example, cookie decorating has become a major family tradition during our stays. Everyone participates which makes for a happy, but hectic scene. The results are as diverse as those who participate. Now place this family event in a converted historical church. Sunshine gave our entire room a splendid background of colors sparkling through the stained glass. Now add the cozy fireplace for a perfect setting. Very special!
We rented both suites which is ideal for families with children. If the doors to the two suites are left open, there is easy convenient access to use both suites simultaneously. During afternoon nap time, the children could nap in one suite, and the other suite was still available for the adults to visit. Also, in the evenings, the children could go to sleep with parents safely nearby. Since our families come from five different states for this weekend, the ability to be together yet have the space to spread out is a luxury. The layout of the Bell Tower Suites provides us that ability. Having TWO complete kitchens available for making a large holiday meal for a group gathering is very helpful and convenient. The suites are very clean and well equipped. Hosts, Dawna and Steve, are outstanding! Response time to any form of communication prior to arrival was especially prompt! It was always obvious that they really wanted our stay to be perfect.
If looking for only two bedrooms, then you can rent only one of the two suites. If you are looking for a lodging that is unique, large while still being cozy, with especially welcoming hosts, and want to create a memorable family gathering ANY TIME of the year, the BELL TOWER SUITES IS YOUR SPOT!!!! After staying here for three years now, our family group can't imagine being anyplace else."
Guest: Ruby Z.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: December 11, 2014