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Jessica D.

What an absolutely lovely home and great experience. Ana and Brenda were so gracious and welcoming and we will definitely be back!!

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Tony J.

This place is fantastic, two Brits on Road Trip my wife and I loved the home, staff and the breakfast. A true gem and wholly recommended

Response from Ana M.

Tony, thanks so much! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we appreciate your recommendations. If you ever find yourself traveling back out to Seattle, don't hesitate to reach out for accommodations.

Until next time,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Connie H.

Love this home! It is old worldy and the staff are warm and friendly. We enjoyed the wide staircases to all levels of amazing spaces. The staff made us feel right at home and it really was homey during our stay. So much that we felt like …

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Response from Ana M.

Connie, thanks for the love! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and felt right at home with us here. Happy 50th. If you're ever planning another trip out to Seattle, don't hesitate to reach out for accommodations.

Until next time,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Kevin McLaughlin

A fantastic house! The rooms were well laid out, spacious and clean – we spent time in our friends room and both were very nice. The breakfast was scrumptious, lots of delicious protein, fruit and breads. But we found just hanging out in …

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Response from business owner

Kevin, thank you! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay so much, and we appreciate you taking the time to reach out here. Whenever you need another home away from home in Seattle, don't hesitate to reach back out. We'd love to have you back. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Lynn Perkins

Loved every minute here! gorgeous, well appointed room and the Rhododendrons in the neighborhood are "to die for".

Response from business owner

Lynn, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we appreciate you reaching out. If you ever find yourself traveling back to Seattle, we'd love to have you back, so don't hesitate to reach out for accommodations. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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N And J G.

Warm hospitality in a gorgeous b&b home. Great Capitol Hill, Seattle location. Many breakfast options. You'll be glad you stayed here! We hope to return in the future when we visit family there!

Response from Ana M.

Thank you! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we're grateful for the support here. Whenever you're planning another trip back to Seattle, don't hesitate to reach back out for accommodations.

Until next time,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Dan Walls

A beautiful home, comfortable and well equipped rooms, a friendly and helpful staff in a great location, what more could you ask for?

Response from business owner

Dear Dan,

Thank you so much for your kinds words! We hope you will visit us again next time you come to Seattle!

All the best,

Brenda and Ana Lena, Innkeepers

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Christopher Q

A beautiful building in a wonderful city. We were made to feel more than welcome at Shafter Baillie and the accomodation was superb. Ana even left my wife a coat as we did not anticipate how cold it would be. When next in Seattle, we will definitely stay at the Shafter Baillie.

Zee W

Beautiful house and rooms, super comfortable bed, very clean, delicious and healthy breakfast, and outstanding service! Definitely worth more than you paid for!

Response from business owner

Zee, thanks so much! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Marilyn Hanson

A wonderful experience in a majestic home. A once in a lifetime experience.

Response from business owner

Marilyn, thanks so much! We're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us, and we hope you'll consider us again for accommodations should you ever be traveling back to Seattle. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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David Berry

One of the most unique experiences to be had when staying in Seattle is to spend a few nights at the Shafer Baillie Mansion.

Response from business owner

It's wonderful to see this rating on our page, David! Thank you so much for your support. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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David Hoxworth

Beautiful mansion, beautiful setting, and our room was fabulous! Plus, very warm and welcoming people 🙂

Response from business owner

David, thanks so much! We're thrilled you loved the accommodations, and we appreciate your support here. Hope to see you again. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Chris Gallagher

A great place to stay, close to capital hill.

Response from business owner

Thank you, Chris! We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and we can't wait to see you again. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Andrea Baranchulk

Great accommodations!! Felt like you were staying in someone's home not a hotel. Comfortable rooms, loved the breakfast with homemade scones, etc and very friendly staff. Definitely would stay again.

Response from business owner

Thanks for coming to stay with us, Andrea! We're so glad you appreciated the amenities, and we're grateful for the support here. If you ever find yourself traveling back to Seattle, don't hesitate to reach out. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Bridget Deslauriers

Beautiful place.

Response from business owner

Bridget, thank you! We're so happy to know you love the place, and we hope to see you again. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Roberto Nalley

Brenda is a charming hostess...and her mom a real southern lady 🙂

Response from business owner

Roberto, this is all we could ask for — thank you for the kind words! We'd love to welcome you in again someday. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Tamara Duffy

The best accommodations I have ever been to for a bed and breakfast location. My husband and I were lucky enough to stay here in January 2008 and we enjoyed every moment! I look forward to returning there again in the future.

Response from business owner

Tamara, this review made our day. It means a lot that you thought we had the best accommodations for any B&B you've been to. Hope to see you and your husband back in 2017! -Ana Lena & Brenda

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john wilkes

An absolutely stunning B&B, with comfortable rooms, amazing common areas, great breakfasts, and really friendly hosts. Near to Volunteer Park and the Asian Art Museum, which has a great view down to the Space Needle. I found free on-street …

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Response from business owner

John, it's so fantastic that we're your new go-to place for Seattle trips! Thanks for sharing your support across platforms. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Helen Moon

This is the best B&B imaginable!

Response from business owner

What an honor, Helen! So glad you were pleased with our place — you're certainly always welcome here. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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dalia Garcia

The house was amazing... I will be staying there again!!

Response from business owner

We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, Dalia, and we're looking forward to your next visit! Thanks for the kind words. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Jessica Mondragon

We had a great experience, the rooms are beautiful and cozy, we met the owner and was very nice making sure our stay was perfect. The location is great close to very good restaurants

Response from business owner

Jessica, we're delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay! It's encouraging to know you loved the rooms and location so much. Keep us in mind for your next trip to Seattle. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Andrew Evangelos

Stayed here with my wife. Had an amazing night, great hospitality, beautiful room and perfect location. Perfect for a stop in Seattle or a romantic getaway.

Response from business owner

Andrew, it's delightful to know you and your wife had a wonderful stay. We're pleased you chose us for your romantic getaway. Keep us in mind for your next Seattle trip. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Jim M.

My wife and I stayed at the Shafer Baillie Mansion Bed and Breakfast for 2 days to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We stayed in the Master Suite.

The suite was quite spacious with a large bathroom and original shower, a study, big …

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Todd B.

This was such a great place to stay! I loved every minute of it. From the moment I walked in the door to the moment I left I felt like a welcome guest in a beautiful home. Everything was taken care of down to the smallest detail. The house…

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Jenn S.

My husband and I stayed here the weekend after Labor Day. It was our first weekend away from our toddler who is 20 months. Gloriously comfortable beds that we gratefully slept straight through the night in. Our hostess, Brenda, was lovely …

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Don Naughton

Wonderful historic mansion in Seattle. Beautiful rooms and wonderful service.

Response from business owner

It's terrific to hear that you enjoyed our space, Don! We love the history of the mansion, and we hope you'll come back and explore it some more soon.

All the best,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Jennifer Hicks Johnston

I loved everything about this charming place! My family rented rooms for my sister's wedding and it was the perfect location for such a memorable and special event. Brenda is the hostess with the mostest! I cannot say enough wonderful …

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Response from business owner

Great to hear from you here on Facebook, Jennifer! It was a joy to have all of you stay with us — love that your boys were so interested in the history of the house. It truly is fascinating! It's our honor to be a part of your trip and time here in Seattle, and we sure hope you'll think of us again next time you travel in the area.

All our best,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Eddie D

Attended a wedding. The grounds and interior are stunning.

Response from business owner

So glad you got a chance to check out our facility, Eddie! We definitely love a wedding and are happy to hear that you enjoyed. You're always welcome here should you need an event venue or a place to stay in the future. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Sandra Havnen Shales

I have stayed at SBMansion twice while visiting my son, who lives in Seattle. I have been so happy to have stayed here, enjoying the beautiful decor and friendly, welcoming, and helpful staff: Brenda, the caretaker, and Ana, the owner. …

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Response from business owner

You're always welcome with us, Sandra! It's been lovely having you stay with us, and it's great to hear that you've enjoyed everything from the decor to the breakfast. That's always our goal! We sure hope we'll see you next time you come in to visit your son — looking forward to it.

All the best,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Christopher Berry

Wonderful place to stay. Friendly staff, good food, beautiful rooms.

Response from business owner

We couldn't ask for more, Christopher. Thank you so much for loving what we do — you're always welcome here. -Ana Lena & Brenda

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Patricia Rome Robertson

Great hospitality, lovely room, good breakfast. Just what we needed for an early morning meeting in Seattle so we didn't have to hassle with traffic. We'll definitely be back!

Response from business owner

It was wonderful to have you stay with us, Patricia! We're glad to hear that the location was convenient for your meeting schedule. You're always welcome here — can't wait to see you next time.

All the best,

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Thomas Snyder

The location was good, right next to the city but not so close that parking was an issue. The people who work there were friendly and personable and the food was great.

Response from business owner

Thank you for your review. It was very nice to meet you and your family and best of luck!

Ana Lena & Brenda

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Micah Flood

Shafer Mansion is an incredible experience. We stayed in the Southwest Ballroom room it was beautiful. I recommend this fir anyone.

Response from business owner

Micah, you don't know what it means to have earned your recommendation! Thanks so much for the kind words, and don't be a stranger next time you make the trip to Seattle! -Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Charles Praigg

What a great experience! Great location, outstanding neighborhood, beautiful facility and accommodations, and excellent hospitality from Glen, Ana and Brenda. No doubt our go-to place when in Seattle.

Response from business owner

On Google Plus and on Yelp? Charles, that's so kind of you! Thanks for the kind words, and don't hesitate to give us a call if you plan another trip to Seattle someday! -Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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John H.

The BEST place to stay in Seattle if you want to feel like a part of the city...a RICH part of the city! The owners of the Shafer Baillie make you feel like the house is yours, and OH WHAT A HOUSE, my dream staircase if I ever want to make …

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Eric H.

My girlfriend and I stayed here over memorial weekend, and I've been meaning to write a review, because our experience was outstanding from the moment we arrived till we left.

The building itself, both inside and out, is gorgeous and in a …

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Mary Johnston Brown

Great place and wonderful owners and innkeeper. The food was great and located in a area of Seattle

Response from business owner

Thanks so much for the kind words on the house, food, and location, Mary! It really means a lot to us, and we hope you'll make it back out to see us someday!

Best wishes,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Tim Oakford

We had a great stay during our honeymoon. The room was fantastic, as well as breakfast. The staff was very accommodating and local restaurants were within a short walk. We plan on returning!

Response from business owner

We're thrilled the room and breakfast were five-star worthy, Tim! We truly appreciate all the compliments, and we hope you'll make it back to see us someday!

Until then,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Jason Goodrum

Had my wedding here summer of 2014 and have nothing but praise for both the mansion itself and the staff. Brenda is an absolute gem and was always available anytime I had questions or needed to stop by while making plans. My family stayed…

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Response from business owner

Jason, we can't tell you what it means to us that you and your guests had such a great time! Thanks for the kind words, and don't hesitate to stop by next time you're in the neighborhood!

Take care,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Will Lee

Great hosts; delicious breakfast. Stay in the master suite if you can. Close to great restaurants and clubs. We stayed here 24 years ago and it is a much nicer place today.

Response from business owner

Will, it's wonderful knowing you enjoyed your stay this much! thanks for the compliments, and don't be a stranger!

All the best,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Charles P.

What a great experience! Great location, outstanding neighborhood, beautiful facility and accommodations, and excellent hospitality from Glen, Ana and Brenda. No doubt our go-to place when in Seattle.

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Judy M.

I can't say enough good things about this B/B. Why would you stay downtown when you can stay in safe, beautiful Capitol Hill and be beguiled by Brenda and the concerned Glenn who wanted to help in any way he could. The amenities of having a…

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Julie Renee

Better than any hotel! Such a homey feel and amazing caretakers!

Response from business owner

Julie, thanks so much for the kind words! This is music to our ears!

All the best,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Lisa Shippy-Gonzalez

Loved the service and the beds were amazing, definitely the best.

Response from business owner

Lisa, we're thrilled the room and service were just right for you! Thanks for the kind words, and don't be a stranger!

Best wishes,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Debra Jonsson

My first trip to Seattle will not be my last. In fact, I'm going back in 10 days and I wouldn't stay anywhere else! I love this place, so well restored, a true mansion, lovely rooms and the food is amazing! The neighborhood is a true gem…

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Response from business owner

Debra, this means so much to us! It's great you had a blast, and we can't wait to welcome you back!

See you soon,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Bin Hong

very nice

Response from business owner

Thanks so much for the kind words and rating!

All the best,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Megan Boddy

This mansion is beyond amazing! The intricate details in the woodwork, the furniture, the carpets, the mirrors... everything is simply stunning. I never figured I would get to call such a place home for a few days! It was certainly sad to …

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Response from business owner

Megan,

It was a privilege to be part of your special weekend and we are do glad to have made it extra special for you and your friends.

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Rachelle DeBelle

We had the wedding of our dreams at SB. Beautiful location, extremely well kempt and preserved architecture, and centrally tucked into the heart of our city.

Response from business owner

Rachelle, you don't know what this means to us! Knowing it was just what you wanted is all we could ask for, and we hope you'll make it back to see us someday!

All the best,

Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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John H.

The mansion is from the early 1900s and went through a 2-year renovation a few years back. We stayed in the master suite which is very spacious and comfortable. Our room had a very large main bed room with a couple couches, plus a beautiful…

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Lex O.

What a gem in the city! The owners have meticulously restored this home to its former glory and I feel privileged to have been able to stay here on our Seattle trip.

We stayed in the Southwest Ballroom on the third floor. The room was huge…

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Nila G.

My mom and I wanted to head South for two nights to Seattle for a Mother's Day weekend.

We didn't want to stay downtown this time, so we explored B&Bs online. Shafer Baillie Mansion actually had a person answer the phone. Glen was so …

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Alex ..

very friendly service

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ZWeddings.com

Such an amazing location for an Event on Capitol Hill in Seattle! Worth stopping by and taking a tour of it!

Response from business owner

We're so happy it was all five-star worthy for you! It was our pleasure to welcome you in for a tour, and we hope you'll let us know if there's anything else we can do for you! -Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Amanda Sanchez

We stayed here right about a year ago, and ever since we've left we've wanted to go back. Loved our stay and we always brag about how welcoming Brenda was, I will never stay anywhere else!

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Katie S.

Amazing customer service here!

Sooooo... My mom had to move out of her home while repairs were made after an electrician hit a water main and flooded her condo (that's the short story!) and she wanted somewhere close by and convenient. I …

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J M.

Perfect! From arriving way before check-in time through beautiful room and extensive breakfast, we were made to feel extremely welcome and at home. Such hospitality! Owner Ana and Brenda went so way far out of their way for us. Fantastic.

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Shelley B.

We had a wonderful stay at the Shafer Baillie Mansion. Ana and Brenda made us feel very welcome and comfortable. We needed a room for 4 people and the Central Ballroom accommodated us very well and also came with a lovely view. The location…

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David Holm

Well....I assume they use butter when they make their eggs, but are the capers fresh?

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Tim H.

My wife scheduled this place for a simple overnight getaway for our anniversary. We just live on the eastside but wanted to get away from the ankle-biters...er...I mean kids for the night.

This place is awesome. Truly had a mansion feel to …

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Lori P.

Great neighborhood helpful staff. Firm bed and very quiet. I loved being able to walk up to 15 th street and to the volunteer park cafe. Will only stay there from now on.

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Elizabeth Gue

We (Encore Four Ensemble) played a wedding here last weekend and were so impressed with the beautiful mansion. It made for a beautiful and intimate wedding. The speakeasy also was a fun place for the cocktail hour.

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Greg F.

When we decided to have a small, intimate wedding of just immediate family, my (now) wife and I found it was a bit tough to find a venue in town that would be both reasonably priced, as well as accommodating. We stumbled across the Shaffer …

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Michele C.

My husband and I stayed in the Master room of this incredible mansion for our honeymoon. It was a real treat! The rooms are authentic to their time complete with original fixtures, tile and architectural details. The inn keeper and the …

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Joan Rogers

I will never stay anywhere else in Seattle. Elegant, quiet, comfortable, and easy access to downtown. I always feel welcomed, but not smothered--which is a fine line in B&B land.

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Dagan Durdik

We just had our wedding here, and Brenda took such great care of us! She was super responsive, helpful, accommodating, and a hoot to hang out with. Thank you Brenda!

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Shushi S.

The mansion was beautiful, even with the renovations, the owners managed to keep the old feel of the building through furniture and decor. The staff was nice, our room was spacious and clean, amenities were cool – free wi-fi! However, (I'm …

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Nickk S.

We stayed at the Shafer Baillie two nights in the end of June in the Master Suite on the second floor. My wife and I had never stayed at a bed and breakfast before, but at the encouraging of some friends, I started to look for ones in the …

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Stephanie Lyon

The staff at Shafer Baillie – Brenda, Glen, and Anna were great on the best day of my partner (of seven years) and my life – our wedding. We had a beautiful ceremony, and they could not be more accommodating. Brenda helped my wife and I …

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Response from business owner

Your wedding day should always be a wonderful memory, Stephanie, so it's our pleasure to contribute to that. Wedding planning is also a blast for us, so we're thrilled that you and your wife chose to have it here! We hope that all is well and that you'll come back to see us someday! -Ana Lena, Brenda & Glenn

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Liz D.

The Shafer Baillie Mansion is gorgeous inside and out, with various rooms to sit and relax in as well as an amazing bedroom, my husband and I loved our stay here! Brenda and Glen were terrific hosts, the breakfasts were delicious as were …

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Kim R.

This was our first trip to Seattle and we spent 3 nights at the Shafer-Baillie Mansion in the Southeast Ballroom. Ana did a great job restoring the inn – it is beautiful. The inn is in a great neighborhood of old mansions. It was nice …

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Stephanie L.

The staff at Shafer Baillie – Brenda, Glen, and Anna were great on the best day of my partner (of seven years) and my life – our wedding. We had a beautiful ceremony, and they could not be more accommodating. Brenda helped my wife and I …

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Joshua B.

My parents stayed here recently and had a really nice time. We were lucky enough to also get to tour the facilities so we could see how spruced up everything is. Even though we live just a few blocks from here, we'd never been inside. The …

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R B.

Old world charm with a peaceful ambiance. Set apart from the artistic bustle of the infamous Capitol Hill neighborhood, the Mansion provides an inviting balance: quick access to downtown, walking distance to Broadway, the heart of Capitol …

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Robert B.

Absolutely stunning mansion. Beautiful rooms. Attentive hosts. A "home run" away from home. If you are seeking a first rate B&B in Seattle, you should be done searching right now. This is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are large, …

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Kay C.

Spent two night here over Memorial Day weekend 2011, and had a great time. Brenda and Glen were perfect hosts — friendly and helpful with information. The food was great and the rooms were clean and comfortable. I slept like a log each …

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R M.

The mansion has been restored in excellent detail, and the accommodations are top-notch.

Public areas comfortable, warm and inviting. Bedrooms well-appointed, with extremely comfortable beds, HD televisions & heated bathroom floors.

Nice …

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Dawn N.

Have you ever felt you were in exactly the right place at exactly the right time? A weekend at the Shafer Baillie Mansion with my daughter celebrating my 50th birthday was one of those experiences. Located through a web search for B&Bs that…

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Julie T.

this is such a grand place!

beautiful and in such a nice neighborhood.

the staff was very nice and helpful.

dual showerheads are neat!

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Donald B.

You could pay $150 – $250 per night to stay in a huge luxury hotel that could be located anywhere else in the country, so why not stay in a Seattle landmark where you can feel like a resident in this beautiful, historic, quiet neighborhood…

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Jane P.

The Shafer Baillie Mansion is an exquisite bed & breakfast located on the original "Millionaire's Row" in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. The facade of the Mansion (the largest home on Millionaire's Row) is attractive, but nothing …

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