An over 8,000 square foot Victorian home with elaborate oak woodwork and Tiffany stained and beveled glass windows, the Dakotah Rose offers six antique-filled bedrooms. Wireless Internet is available. A full breakfast is served.
The Dakotah Rose was a real find. It was conveniently located a few blocks from the AMTRAK station and Oak Park. Attention birders: Minot was a great birding area and this is the place to stay. The owners were very accomodating, prepared excellent breakfasts, and were very helpful in meeting all our needs. A real 5 star experience.
Jim and Carol were very friendly and personable. The Dakotah Rose was even more impressive than on the website. We stayed in two rooms (Victorian and the Butler's Suites), we loved them both. They had old world charm and a wonderful ambience. We really liked the spacious great room and its retro juke box. Staying at the DR was so comfortable it was like going home. We will,definitely be going back!
Pat and John
I only wish we lived nearer so that we could visit more often.
The beautifully appointed turn of the century home has been maintained in all its' grandeur and the proprietors have a quiet and gracious demeanor which is befitting of the home and the era.
We were warmly welcomed to the home and lavished with beautiful accommodations and a room which was fresh, clean and peaceful.
Trays of treats which no doubt were prepared in the kitchen were strategically placed to be enjoyed during our stay and a delicious breakfast was served the following morning in the beautiful dining area.
It is difficult not to return to using the same words to describe this place, but it really is spectacular and second to none.
Stay once and you will want to return....soon.
My stay here was an absolute delight, steeped in history of the Carr family who were pioneers in building early Minot. What a pleasure to spend time in the beautifully decorated rooms, imagining what life must have been like at the turn of the century.
Bedtime snacks like the moistest, most mouthwatering brownies on earth provided a real soothing end to the day. Breakfasts were a feast of savory egg dishes, fruit, breads, melt-in-your-mouth hot cinnomony coffee cake, blueberry pancakes or waffles. Juice, coffee, and a variety of delicious teas were available too. Umm!
Not to mention the cheery, yellow sunny ballroom in which I blissfully passed hours quilting with my friends. Carol and Jim met our every need for a weekend of "quilting heaven on earth" and pampered us.
For a relaxing getaway or a romantic weekend with your spouse, or a weekend retreat with your friends to laugh and stitch, I highly recommend the Dakotah Rose!
Unfortunately this is the first bad review I have written about a Bed & Breakfast after staying in dozens over the years as well as being a former owner of a Bed & Breakfast. What saddens me is it is in my own State of which I am proud of the states general hospitality and the wonderful people that make up this great State..
There was a feeling of entrapment as if you had to walk on eggshells as an unwelcome guest in their home. When a family member stopped by to give me some plane tickets, I very quietly met her outside and brought her in (I mean whispering at 7:30 PM) and for about 2 minutes showed the room I was staying. We were met in my room by the owners in a dramatic, almost Hyper Ventilating discussion about how it is her home and I was a guest and she would only let another see the room by PAYING for a tour. I had booked many nights in the future which I cancelled. A friend, who was visiting, was also staying and was appalled. We both felt like we were in a prison; that we paid $195 for and could not wait to vacate, and frankly did not want to stay as they creeped around the halls as if to listen for a slight sound to complain about..
BEWARE, Arrogance is Absurd... I do not see this establishment making it with the current owners.
It was a beautiful stay. They are very friendly and the breakfast was awesome. The room was so cool, on the third floor off the ballroom. It was all decorated for Christmas. Just wonderful, sad to hear of its sale. I would stay there again in a heartbeat.
Minot's Best Kept Secret : Civilize your Road Trip at The Dakotah Rose
By A Yahoo Contributor, 5/29/06
Dakotah Rose is Minot's, and possibly North Dakota's, best kept secret. Its early 20th-century, Victorian presence charms from the outside in: from the verandah to the 3rd floor ballroom; from the totally comfortable bed in the pretty Garden Room (thankfully, without a TV), to the deep, porcelain bathtub, to the elegant Tea Room and a fresh hot breakfast; from the notions of intimate weddings and romantic retreats, to children's etiquette parties.
The Pedersons welcomed us, road-weary and storm-stayed (not to mention cranky) after too many hours from Montana in the February wind and blowing snow. They saw us off in the bright prairie morning, calm, restored, refreshed, happy again - and, in the aftermath, telling people to make Dakota Rose a place to go: it is worth the trip.