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Shafer Baillie Mansion

296 reviews
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at the Shafer Baillie Mansion during our honeymoon. Our room was lovely and very clean with a pretty view out the windows. There was a wide selection of delicious food for breakfast, and we appreciated the hot drinks that were available...More

Thank James W
Response from Ana M, Owner at Shafer Baillie MansionResponded 1 week ago

James, it was so lovely having you stay with us for your honeymoon! Thank you for choosing our bed and breakfast for such a special occasion, and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Congrats again, Ana Lena & Brenda

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the weekend at the Schafer Baillie Mansion and were thoroughly impressed. It’s a lovely, historic mansion beautifully maintained, refurbished, and decorated. We walked into a large foyer, which led to a gorgeous, spacious living room, complete with a cozy fire, and beautiful Christmas...More

Thank sterlingsilvyr
Response from Ana M, Owner at Shafer Baillie MansionResponded 4 weeks ago

We are both so overjoyed to read your review. It was wonderful having you stay with us, and we're glad you had a great time. We hope to see you back at our bed and breakfast in the future! All the very best, Ana Lena...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Our experience at Shafer Baillie Mansion was such an unexpected gift and surprise, even though we were aware that we had planned a stay at a truly magnificent historic home. Brenda, the innkeeper, has a natural gift at hospitality. She was easy to communicate with...More

Thank Daniel G
Response from Ana M, Owner at Shafer Baillie MansionResponded 14 November 2017

Daniel, reading this review completely made our day. We love sharing our history with every guest that walks through our doors, and I'm glad we could make you feel comfortable and at home with us. Thank you again for staying at our B & B,...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful mansion and great staff. Walking distance to lovely Volunteer Park and many other great destinations. Best breakfast with delicious local cheese, breads and coffee. Even the beds were fantastic and the bathroom floors were heated!

Thank Xema W
Response from Ana M, Owner at Shafer Baillie MansionResponded 21 September 2017

Xema, from our property to our breakfast to our rooms, we're so glad you loved everything our bed and breakfast had to offer! Thank you so much for staying with us, and we hope to host you again! All the best, Ana Lena & Brenda

Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Schafer Baillie Mansion is our 49th B&B experience and it is among the most luxurious, spacious and opulent! A grand home, located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, it offers 8 guest rooms and many exquisite nooks for reading, visiting and relaxing. Our...More

Thank Nancy K
Response from Ana M, Owner at Shafer Baillie MansionResponded 7 September 2017

Nancy, wow! Thank you for choosing our B&B for the big #49! We appreciate your sweet compliments on our atmosphere, neighborhood, and rooms. We're looking forward to hosting you again, maybe for #50? :) Well wishes, Ana Lena & Brenda

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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US$149 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$149 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Maxine J
15 December 2016|
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Response from Shafer Baillie M | Property representative |
Hello Maxi, All our rooms are on the 2nd and 3rd floors. there are 5 steps to the main door from the street, there is street parking available most of the time in front of the mansion. All the best, Ana Lena
slp M
22 June 2016|
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Response from Shayna B | Reviewed this property |
The innkeeper (Diana?-not sure) will have suggestions for you. The inn is in a residential area, and it was about a 15-20 minute walk (a very nice walk) to the area with restaurants, but maybe there is somewhere closer... More
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"Review website and choose the best room for you. They are very individual."
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"Third floor rooms are roomy and Southwest Ballroom is quiet."
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"They're all good, but choose a lower floor as there are a lot of steps."
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"If the height of the bed is important to you for accessibility, ask ahead of time which ones would suit your..."
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