Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed and Breakfast

404 Hillcrest Street East , Lanesboro, MN 55949 USA (Show map)


Awaken each morning to the aroma of home made bread in the oven. Well suited for girls getaways, 3 rooms sleep 3 or 4 guests. Located 3 blocks from downtown Lanesboro and the Root River State Trail. Visit our web site for mid-week special prices. Off street parking, bike storage, and central air conditioning with individual climate controls are provided.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

One of the BEST B&B's

4.8 on October 28, 2015

We stayed at Hillcrest Hide-Away B&B during the Girl's Dayout Event in Lanesboro. We couldn't have been more pleased with our room. It was very large, bright and cheery. The personal patio that led to the back yard was lovely, we only wish we would have had more time to enjoy it. Marv and Carol could not have been more considerate when we added another to our party at the last minute.They also were very helpful giving us recommendations for Lanesboro activities with discounts which applied.Our breakfast, which was brought to our room, was delicious and plentyful. We would recommend this B&B and look forward to staying again if we are ever in the area.

Best B&B View in Lanesboro

4.8 on April 24, 2015

We have now stayed in 8 different B&Bs in the Lanesboro area. This has been our favorite for many reasons; charming immaculate 1920s craftsman home located in more private area, tastefully decorated, very spacious and comfortable suites, a deck to enjoy the best B&B view in Lanesboro, a delicious beautifully presented breakfast and hosted by warm charming people. Also cookies in your room when you arrive. We were there in April and we can't wait to go back to see their beautiful gardens and labyrinth this summer. Dennis & Joan

quaint B&B of good value

4.0 on October 13, 2014

Quaint, quiet & clean B&B, Good value & more flexible with 1 or 2 night stays.

Charming, warm and welcoming B & B

5 on September 24, 2014

I was at the Hillcrest Hideaway for a girls weekend with a coworker and my personal attendant for my wedding to rest and relax before my wedding day coming up and that is just what we did - rest and relax. We had a wonderful time in Lansboro. Carol and Marv are wonderful hosts. They are both very knowledgeable about the Lansboro area and it's history. They can help direct you to area attractions and inform you of any special happenings going on at the time of your stay. The breakfasts were so delicious! You can't find anything like their food in a restaurant! There is nothing like home made warm bread and coffee just out side your door in the morning before breakfast. Then you get a marvelous home made/ hand made breakfast that is so comforting and delicious. Also we can't forget the homemade choc chip cookies waiting for you in your room when you arrive. This is my 3rd stay at the Hillcrest Hideaway and certainly NOT my last. I will be back next fall. It is just a wonderful place to stay!!!!! I can't speak highly enough about it.

Enjoy your stay!

4.6 on September 07, 2014

The innkeepers are excellent hosts, friendly and personable, making our stay very pleasant and relaxing. They know a lot about the area, so don't hesitate to ask. Our room was clean, comfortable and decorated like the Craftsman style home it is. Their home is a quiet oasis with beautiful gardens. The breads and breakfasts were delicious. If stairs are a concern, let the innkeeper know when you reserve a room.

Girls Weekend

4.4 on July 27, 2014

My daughter and I stayed at this B&B for one night. It was a very pleasant evening. We enjoyed being walking distance from the downtown activities. The owners were very accommodating.

Outstanding Experience

5 on May 27, 2014

The whole experience we had was excellent. Breakfast was delicious, hosts were friendly, room was comfortable and clean, bread and coffee for wake-up was a treat, town was full of interesting things to do and places to visit, and the quiet setting was perfect for our anniversary.

Great (but too short) getaway

4.8 on May 27, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Marv and Carol last weekend. Every detail was accounted for...Hillcrest Hide-Away will be our Lanesboro destination. Thank so much.

Winter Get Away

4.8 on March 10, 2014

We went to Lanesboro for the perfect winter get away. The cross country skiing was fantastic, best day of the year for that. The accommodations here were perfect too. Carol and Marv were excellent hosts. Our room was very clean, quiet. Very romantic with the electric fireplace. The room had a wine opener and wine glasses. At breakfast we talked and learned about Carol and Marv. The breakfast was very good, the bread and coffee at our door at 7:00 was great. We will definitely come back here. We are planning on a summer trip now.

Hillcrest Hide-Away B&B

5 on December 20, 2013

Amazing in every way!

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Rooms & Rates

Hope Room

The Hope Room offers a King-sized bed, a queen-sized sofa-bed and a private attached bath with a step-in shower. Guests may relax on a private patio just outside the guest entrance.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135 - $149

Joy Suite

The Joy Suite is created from 2 first floor bedrooms. It is ideal for our guests who are reluctant to climb stairs; others will enjoy staying here as well. Adjacent to room is a private guest deck with a lovely shaded view of our landscaped back yard. A twin-sized hide-a-bed is available for an additional guest, and the attached private bath with shower will help you wake refreshed and joyful in the morning.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $139

Harmony Suite

The Harmony Suite is perfect for a couple or a family wanting a quiet get-away. Curl up with a good book and an afghan in this warm sunny room. The suite has a queen-sized bed and a separate area with a queen-sized sofa-bed equipped with an Air-Dream sleep system. The attached private bath has a tub/shower combination.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $139

Peace Room

This 2nd floor room with a view is a lovely mixture of old and new; frill and function. Decorated in shades of burgundy and blue, the east facing windows let in morning sunlight and calm breezes when the A/C isn't on! Two easy chairs give everyone a place to be comfortable. Guests in this room often are seen on the nearby 2nd floor deck which overlooks our tree-lined back yard. The Peace Room has a queen-sized bed and a private bath with a tub/shower combination.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $115 - $129

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Location Type

near Amish settlement, Rural, Small town


Rochester, MN (RST) 40 miles

Directions to property:

From Rochester: Hwy 52 south to Fountain. Hwy 8 from Fountain to downtown Lanesboro. At stop sign, go straight for 3 blocks to the end of the street. Turn right, we are the first house on the right. From Hwy 16: go north on Parkway (near BP station) until Elmwood Street (first intersection in downtown). Turn right, go straight for 3 blocks to the end of the street. Turn right, we are the first house on the right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Amish Tours, Cave Tours, No mosquitos!, Bike/Cross Country Ski trail, Live Theatre, Canoeing, Kayaking, Trout Fishing, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Ironing Board, Library, Parking, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wired internet , Refrigerator in common area, Secure bicycle storage

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Amish tour, Horse drawn carriage ride, Lanesboro trolley tour, explore natural beauty, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe trails, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3 - 7 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Ages 12 and up ok, inquire about younger
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: $50 deposit required for stay. Credit card numbers accepted as deposit.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations made 7 days or less from the reserved date will result in a charge of $50 on your credit card. If we are able to re-rent the room, there will be no charge.



Marv and Carol Eggert

Languages spoken


Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Carol is an avid reader with a well stocked library. She also loves to quilt. Marv is a free-lance photographer and avid bicycler. Our cat, Missy, thinks she is an innkeeper too! However, she is NEVER allowed in any of the guest rooms or in the dining room.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 or 9 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Diabetic, Low cholesterol

Signature Dish

breakfast breads
Carol takes a great deal of satisfaction in making breakfast breads to serve to her guests as they wake up. She will admit to using a bread machine for part of the process, but always adds her own special touch to making the bread. The breads may range from a sweet white bread to oatmeal spice or maple walnut.