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Welcome to the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast, located in the Southeastern Minnesota's historic Bluff Country river town of Lanesboro, just 45 minutes from Rochester and the Mayo Clinic, 30 miles from Iowa, and 40 minutes from Wisconsin. We are fully licensed by the State of Minnesota and by the City of Lanesboro, and inspected by the State of Minnesota Health Department annually. We provide a gourmet breakfast daily, complimentary beverages at check-in, free parking, secure bike storage, WIFI, central air conditioning, as well as discounted pricing for tickets and reserved VIP seating to Lanesboro's live, professional Commonweal Theatre Company performances. All guest rooms have private bathrooms. Located in a quiet residential area, the Habberstad House is 6 blocks from the downtown, the paved bike trail and the Root River, with its trout fishing, canoing, kayaking and tubing. Built in 1897,this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian home, with its 6 delightful guest rooms, some with private balconies or 2-person whirlpools, a choice of queen, king or 2 full-size (double) beds, has been renovated and meticulously maintained. The spacious yard has been landscaped with a fountain and pond, gardens, and seating areas for your enjoyment. To help you choose which room is right for you, click on each room to the left of this page to view photos, pricing and amenities, then go to the top of this page and click on Check Availability/Make a Reservation to reserve a room on our secure Webervations reservation system, or call us directly at 507-467-3560 for personal assistance.

Your hosts are Nancy and Dave Huisenga. If you would like to find out more about our home or the Lanesboro area, please feel free to contact us.

IN GENERAL:  May is upon us and the 2015 season at the Habberstad House is well under way. The annual Bluff Country Gathering comes to Lanesboro once again in May (May 14-17). Go to their web site at BOVEE&HEIL | Bluff Country Gatheringfor more details. We are open 7 days a week from until the end of October, and will require our usual 2 night minimum on weekends that must include both a Friday and a Saturday night stay. Add a third night or more, and receive a 10% discount off your entire stay! Reservation requests for our 2015 season can be made online by clicking at the top of this page on Check Availability/Make a Reservation, or call us at 507-467-3560. Please note that a 0.5% Fillmore County Tax will be added in 2015. Previously-processed confirmation letters for 2015 will be revised at check-in to add this minor cost. Check out our Lanesboro Rhubarb Festival  happenings on June 6, and our annual Father's Day tradition, the Lanesboro Arts"Art in the Park" event held in Sylvan Park downtown Lanesboro.

YOUR HOSTESS, NANCY, IS A PUBLISHED AUTHOR! Since publishing her children's picture book, Does a Zebra Know It's Striped? (which is a perfect gift for pre-school age children all the way up to eight years old, presenting a positive self-esteem message in a visually delightful way), her adult non-fiction book, Behind the Door Marked "Private": Confessions of a Small Town Bed and Breakfast Owner, is available for direct sale at the Habberstad House or on Nancy's website at www.nancyhuisenga.com. It is selling like hotcakes as people have found it to be the kind of book they just can't put down, getting the inside story on the move from being a city slicker to owning and operating our Habbersad House B&B in this small tourist town of Lanesboro over 13 years. Get your signed and personalized copy for only $18.99 here at the Habberstad House or using PayPal through Nancy's website. It is also available as in digital format on Amazon Kindle Books. See posted reviews and blog as well, as Nancy continues her journey as B&B owner and author with her own publishing company, Books by Nancy H. Copy the following URL onto your browser to view the YouTube video as Nancy talks about "Private"UCQHOmDsjY9_0Xi7T813bvBg       

WE ARE READY FOR OUR NEXT CHAPTE!: Now having started our 15th season, we made the decision to list our home for sale.We hope to ultimately find a buyer who wants to continue our stewardship of this wonderful Queen Anne Victorian home here in lovely, historic Lanesboro. We will work to ensure that our tradition of fine service, delicious breakfast, and superb accommodation will continue with the new B&B owners. For those interested in learning more about the opportunity to buy our home and continue our highly successful B&B business, click on the following link to see photos/virtual tour, and contact our agent, Trina Solano, at Edina Realty: Habberstad House B&B, Lanesboro, MN. The home would also make a wonderful family residence.

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