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Deutsche Strasse (German Street) Bed and Breakfast

404 South German St. , New Ulm, MN 56073 USA (Show map)

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#1 on Trip Advisor in New Ulm. Chosen as the Official Best of Minnesota 2014, Best Historic Bed and Breakfast. - Enjoy Comfort, Cuisine and Gourmet Coffee in our 1884 home located in the historic district of New Ulm overlooking the Minnesota River Valley. Four blocks from downtown New Ulm's specialty and antique shops and unique restaurants. We are just a short distance from Schell's Brewery and the Morgan Creek Vineyards and Flandrau State Park. Old World Ambiance with modern amenities - all guest rooms have private baths and air conditioning and some have fireplaces and whirlpools tubs. Online reservations are available on our website.




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

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4.8 on February 24, 2014

We stayed there this past weekend to celebrate my birthday. While we only live just a few miles out of town, we came here just to get away for the weekend. The home is absolutely beautiful and the hospitality was amazing. Gary and Ramona were so very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was fantastic! Thank you for making a little getaway so wonderful!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for sharing your experience. It was our pleasure having you stay with us and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast. We appreciate that your birthday celebration included staying at the Deutsche Strasse. May you have many more birthdays with fun celebrations! Thank you!

Wonderful Place to Relax

5 on December 05, 2013

My husband and I took an overnight getaway and stayed at this wonderful B & B. Gary and Ramona were gracious hosts and we enjoyed visiting with them. The room was nice, the bed very comfortable and the food was wonderful. We highly recommend this place.

First Time Stay

5 on August 08, 2013

From the moment Ramona met us at the door until we left we had a very good experience for our first time at a B&B. Their house is very well maintained and very clean. Ramona could not have been more accommodating. She is also a very good cook. Her breakfast with Gary's help was delicious. Gary has done a superb job of maintaining a very big house. If you stay be sure to engage Gary and Ramona in a conversation. They are both very interesting and fun to talk with. They have many years in the B&B business and many stories to share.

A most wonderful overnight stay in New Ulm, MN

4.8 on May 19, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed overnight in New Ulm, MN. Not knowing anything about the area, we consulted Trip Adviser and found that many travelers had given Deutche Strasse B&B very high marks. We chose the Castle Room which was spacious and very clean (much appreciated!) Gary and Ramona are such gracious hosts, who have years of experience seeing to every whim of their guests. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast of all homemade offerings while hearing some fun stories spun by our hosts. We wish we could have stayed longer and would highly recommend this B&B if you're staying in the area.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for sharing your experience at our B&B with others. We appreciate hearing positive feedback; we refer to New Ulm as Pleasantville and hope that you return and stay longer.

Wonderful Stay

5 on January 16, 2013

We were hoping for a B and B that would be cozy and relaxing, and our expectations here were met. Gary and Ramona were amazing innkeepers....friendly and hospitable. The food was absolutely wonderful. We would definitely recommend coming here, and we will stay again if we are in the area.

Birthday Weekend

5 on September 17, 2012

Went here with 3 other couples. Ramona and Gary treated us like Kings and Queens. The arranged a limo tour of the different wineries and breweries in the area and the grand kids even made me a birthday cake. HIGHLY recommend. A+


5 on July 23, 2012

We live in St. Cloud and decided to take a day trip to New Ulm. We discovered Deutsche Straße B&B and were delighted! Gary and Ramona are experienced, enthusiastic hosts who provide the true gemütlichkeit comfort that Germans are known for. Gemütlichkeit is that special in-depth hospitality that only the best and most caring of hosts are capable of providing. While it doesn't translate well into English, experiencing it at Deutsche Straße means knowledgeable, fascinating hosts; delicious foods; relaxing environment and all those special touches that can only be learned with a stay at this accommodation! Wow! What a treat it was! Louis & Bobbi Foote, Victorian Oaks B&B, St. Cloud, MN

Absolutly AMAZING!

5 on May 14, 2012

This was our first stay at a Bed & Breakfast. My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with a bike ride to New Ulm. Ramona and Gary welcomed us to their home, made us feel free to come and go as we pleased, they offered wonderful conversation, and I think the best part of my stay was the breakfast Ramona cooked up for us. Never in my life have I had breakfast desert and the chocolate cake with raspberries and whipped cream did me in! I would go back in a heart beat just for Ramona's cooking! They have a beautiful home full of history and I would like to thank them one more time for sharing it with us and making my anniversay one I will never forget.

Crystal room experience

5 on February 16, 2012

My husband and I recently stayed at the B&B and were just amazed at how wonderful our experience was. Wonderful hospitality and gracious hosts. Ramona is a great cook and we couldn't get enough of her food! We loved the Crystal room as it was very cozy and inviting. Definitely add the romantic package to your room as it is worth every penny. We already booked a couple of stays in the near future and look forward to it.

An experience to take in!

5 on January 10, 2011

This was our first experience at a Bed and Breakfast and it won't be our last! The Innkeepers were extremely friendly and welcomed questions about their beautiful home and it's history. The rooms were spotless and very inviting. Gary & Ramona have done a wonderful job creating a relaxing environment and treating their guests like Royalty! Laurie & David

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Rooms & Rates

Castle Room

This is a spacious, comfortable room with a sitting area for two. Come and relax while our Silent Knight keeps watch. This room features a King-size bed and fireplace. It has a private bath with pedestal sink and rain shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $149

Nightly Rate: $139 - $149

Flower Room

This guest room features a queen-sized four-poster bed; a bright and pleasant setting. The Flower room has a private bath with a rain shower and original antique pedestal sink. The room is completed with some fine antique pieces originating back to the early 1900's. Always a favorite throughout the year.

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

Nightly Rate: $109 - $109

Nightly Rate: $109 - $109

Crystal Room

Enjoy this warmly decorated room featuring Austrian Crystal accents and a queen sized pillow top bed and a fireplace. This room has a full private bath with the original ceramic wall and floor tile dating back to the late 1800's. Enjoy soaking in a whirlpool tub for two, As noted in the blue prints for 1915 renovation, this room was designated as the Master Room

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Black Forest Suite

This is a suite secluded at the southwest corner of second floor of the house; serenely decorated with items from the Black Forest area of Germany. This room was a maid's room in the early 1900's and has its own full private bath and a queen-sized bed. We fondly refer to it as our cozy room. Across from the bedroom via its own private hallway is the whirlpool room with a fireplace and wall mural of our fanciful Black Forest.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Ivy Room

Enjoy the sunrise and relax in the soothing colors of nature. The Ivy Room has a queen-sized bed and fireplace. The private bath includes the original pedestal sink and ;water closet and features a tiled shower with a full-body shower. This room was an addition for Mrs. Beecher in the renovation of 1915.

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

Nightly Rate: $119 - $129

Nightly Rate: $119 - $129

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Location Type

Small town


Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis-St. Paul Intl.) 90 miles

Directions to property:

Follow Highway 14 West from Mankato through the towns of Nicollet and Courtland. Approximately 5 miles after you leave Courtland, you will pass Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School. A short distance down the road sign indicating New Ulm via County Road 37. Turn left onto 37. After crossing the railroad tracks there is a stop and go light. Turn right onto Broadway. The cross streets are numbered numerically…15th Street South, 14th Street South, etc. At 10th Street South there is a stoplight, turn right. Go two blocks to German Street. Turn left. Continue on German Street and our b&b is on the left after you pass 5th Street South and before 4th Street South. There is a small sign in the front yard indicating that it is the Deutsche Strasse B&B. 1-866-226-9856

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Schell's Brewery, John Lind Home, Hermann Monument, Jackpot Junction Casino - Morton, MN, The Glockenspiel, Wanda Gag House, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Library, Parking, Piano, Radio, TV, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , B & B Boutique, Filtered drinking water, Screened front porch, Picnic Table, Lawn Swing

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Desk, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Putting Green Environmental Adventure Park, Downhill Skiing in Mankato, Summer Lawn Games, Ipo Tours of Historic Downtown New Ulm, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Upon arrangement
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum on festival or special event weekends.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Full payment for entire stay is due upon arrival: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, personal check or cash. Sorry, no refunds for early departures.
  • Cancellations: If you have to cancel we require two weeks notice for a full refund. If less than two weeks notice and your room is rebooked, we offer a full refund also. If less than two weeks and room is not rebooked, we graciously offer a midweek rain check valid for Monday - Thursday and not holidays, festivals or special events. This is a transferable commodity, but not refundable.



Gary and Ramona

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Fish in 55 gallon aquarium.

About the innkeepers

Gary spends his free time refurbishing the b&b, being the waiter at breakfast, serving on civic committees and participating in the festivals of New Ulm. He has been nicknamed “the little German”…watch for his photo…can you find the little German in New Ulm?

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Four course

  • Time Served: Varies from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • Serving Location: All-Season Sunporch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Atkins Friendly, Gluten Free

Signature Dish

Bananas and Strawberry Cream
A delightful blend of homemade custard, sliced bananas, and pureed red, ripe strawberries served in individual crystal dessert dish. We present this dish in the spring or early summer when the fresh strawberries are at their best and bursting with flavor. Our guests enjoy this fruit course along with a serving of our homemade granola.



Special Package

Girlfriends' Getaways

At the Deutsche Strasse Bed and Breakfast we are already planning to start spring with a big bang weekend of fun for a girls’ getaway. Stay with us the nights of May 1 & 2nd and have an exhilarating time! Included in this package is a full hour of a group Belly Dance Lesson with Violet Kind and it will be scheduled during the afternoon on Saturday in the privacy of the B&B. As part of the mystique of this art form, you will be provided with a hip scarf to use and take home with you that enhances your dance movements. In the evening, a belly dance show will be performed by Satori Violet Dance Company of Mankato to further inspire your dancing aspirations. Your cost to join in this fun weekend? $49.95+tax, in addition to the cost of your overnight stay. Deadline for reservations: April 15, 2015; we need 10 participants.

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404 South German St. , New Ulm, MN 56073 USA (Show map)

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