Services and Policies
Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast in Historic Lanesboro Minnesota
  • Check-in is between 4-6 p.m. unless arrangements are made differently. Early check in, luggage drop-off and access to the property are not available prior to 4 p.m. Checkout is by 11 a.m.
  • Parking is available on the Habberstad House side of the street, Carriage House guests can park in the rear of the house.
  • The front door is locked at all times. Please help us keep our home safe by locking the door when you leave.
  • We offer concierge service and will gladly assist you with dinner, Commonweal Theatre and entertainment reservations and arrangements to make your stay with us delightful.
  • Complimentary beverages are offered to our guests at check-in.
  • There are no facilities for the handicapped. All guest rooms require use of at least one flight of stairs.
  • We live at the Habberstad House Bed and Breakfast and love sharing our home with you. We do ask you to please respect any area labeled as “Private” as those are our private living quarters.
  • Indoor bike storage in our Carriage House center garage stall is available upon request with access between 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Room rentals include a full breakfast, served in the dining room at 8:30 a.m. Carriage House guests have a modified, hot breakfast served privately to them at 9 a.m.
  • Please let us know about any special dietary needs.
  • No children under 12 and no pets.
  • We do not allow burning of candles, incense or smoking.
  • Free WIFI computer access is available throughout the property.
  • Television  – There is no common area television set.
  • A Guest Safety Plan is located in each guest room.



  • Please review your reservation confirmation you receive to confirm that it is correct.
  • A two-night stay is required on weekends May through the end of October.
  • We offer a 10% discount for a 3 night stay in the same room. We do not offer other discounts.
  • No more than two people per room unless privately arranged. An additional charge is made for more than two in a room. Room rates and policies are subject to change without notice.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a reservation.
  • We do not issue a credit or gift certificate towards a future stay, in the event of a late change or cancellation.
  • No shows will be charged for the entire room reservation.
  • Bad weather is not an acceptable reason for late changes or late cancellation of your reservation.
  • The Habberstad House bans hand guns on the property.
  • The Habberstad House reserves the right to expel guests who are disruptive or destructive, without refund of room rent.
  • The Habberstad House does not discriminate.


Payment, Cancellations and Changes to Reservations

  • We have a full 8 day cancellation/change of date policy for up to two rooms being rented. Three and four room rentals require a full 15 day cancellation/change of date notice. Whole house rentals (5 -6 rooms) have a full 31 day cancellation/change of date requirement, and include a non-refundable deposit of $100 that will be applied towards the rental. Late changes or cancellation will result in a full charge with no exceptions, unless we are able to rent your room to another party. We do not reschedule your stay for another date with a late cancellation; nor do we issue a credit or gift certificate towards a future stay.
  • Changes or cancellations should be done by phoning us at 507-467-3560 or sending us an e-mail at All cancellation/change notifications must have been received by us to be considered valid. A cancellation is not considered valid unless it has been received and acknowledged by us with a return e-mail and/or a return phone call.
  • The same cancellation/change of date policies apply to guests using a gift certificate. The full room rental and taxes will be charged to your credit card.
  • For cancellations/change of dates made with more than the full required notice period, the reservation will be entirely cancelled, and no charge or fees will be made to the credit card.
  • Gift certificates issued prior to June 6, 2007, expired after one year. There are no extensions available for these certificates.
  • Any balance remaining on a Habberstad House gift certificate can be used on future stays.
  • There are no extensions available for expired Gift Certificates that were donated by the Habberstad House for charitable or fund-raising purposes (they expire one year after issue).
  • We accept Habberstad House, Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association and Lanesboro Chamber of Commerce gift certificates/gift cards.
  • Visa, Discover, American Express or Master Card credit card information will be obtained when you are making a reservation. Your card will not be charged for your stay until you check in. Payment in the form of personal check or cash is preferred for the balance due. A service fee is applied for card use to the balance owed.
  • Guests who secure a reservation accept the terms of the policies.


Other Charges/Fees

  • A 10.875% combination of Minnesota sales tax, Lanesboro lodging tax and County tax are added to your bill.
  • A 3.95% fee is applied for use of credit or debit cards.
  • A  service fee may be charged for guest use of common areas for meetings or parties. We do not allow guests to use our kitchen.
  • A fee may be charged for any damage to or loss of Habberstad House property.