The Frog & Bear Bed and Breakfast

411 W Center St , Lake City, MN 55041 USA (Show map)


The Frog & Bear B&B is a charming 1890 Victorian home that features four unique and very beautifully appointed guest rooms all with private baths. Stocked butler’s pantry, up stairs out side your room available to guests 24 hours a day. The front porch and secret garden are the perfect spots for sitting and relaxing. Beautiful Lake Pepin, the widest spot on the Mississippi River, is just a short walk from The Frog & Bear. In the morning, a sumptuous full breakfast is served in the elegantly appointed dining room by the fireplace. The Frog & Bear also does Non-Denominational Wedding Ceremonies Interfaith, Traditional, Civil, Religious. Personalized ceremonies created to reflect you, your relationship, and your beliefs.


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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

they laughed and danced all night room

5 on March 16, 2012

Great Bed and Breakfast, the room and breakfast were great, will be back again. Dale is very knowledgeable on what sights to see, where to shop and the great places to eat Dinner. Make you feel at home during your stay. Thanks Betty and Dale.

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Rooms & Rates

The Frog Came a Courtin

Large private guest rooms are air conditioned, and include luxuriously oversized comfy cozy beds, television, clock/radio, and each room has its very own private bathroom. "The. Frog Came a Courtin" is decorated with roses to delight your senses of whimsy. Nestle into the queen-sized 4-poster bed, and enjoy the large two-person walk-in shower and pedestal sink. To pamper you in the walk-in shower we have included shampoo, guest soap and body wash.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

They Laughed and Danced

Charming, romantic decor of this room inspires dancing the night away and invokes sweet moments of peaceful relaxation. You will feel pampered for sure in this queen size room. Relax on the queen size bed and in your private bath with a large, two-person soaking tub and shower. You will find guests' bubble bath, shampoo and a candle for relaxation.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $149

Ms. Bear's House

It's tea for two, and two for tea...just right for Ms. Bear and a friend. This room awaits you with a queen size bed and private bath right outside your room with an antique claw-foot tub and shower. To make your short walk to your bathroom more fun, slip on the frog and bear slippers found in your room. Once in the bath you will find relaxation bath salts, shampoo and guest soaps. Warmly decorated and cozy to make Ms. Bear feel just right.

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

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Mr. Frog's House

Enjoy this garden-theme room fit for a fine frog, complete with a queen size bed and extra-large, two-person whirlpool tub/shower. Rejuvenate in this over-sized tub with bath salts, guest soaps and shampoo. A very cozy room for a great rest.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

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Location Type

City, Downtown, Mountains, Small town


Rochester, MN (RST) 37 miles

Directions to property:

We are located at GPS coordinates 44.4463654 -92.2686005 or from the intersection of Hwy 61 and Hwy 63 in Lake City, Minnesota, go South three blocks on Hwy 63 (Lyons Avenue) and turn Left one block on Garden Street and right a half block on West Center Street. The Frog & Bear is right behind St. Mary's Catholic Church in a big white house between Garden and Prairie Streets.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Casino, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Lake Pepin, widest spot on the Mississippi River, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Fireplace, Library, Piano, Telephone, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 4-5 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: Let us know (7) seven days before your reservation date and your reservation will be canceled. Less than (7) seven days before your reservation date you will be charged for your room, but we will issue a Gift Certificate to you to be used for a Sunday through Thursday stay.



Dale & Betty Bluem

Languages spoken


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About the innkeepers

Food, Gardening, Wood Working, Reading, Music and playing the Harp.

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  • Time Served: 9:30 Will work with you
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

2 eggs (at room temperature) 1 cup milk (at room temperature) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt * Heat oven to 450. * Generously grease six 6-ounce popover cups. * Beat slightly (do not over beat): Eggs, then mix in milk, flour and salt just until smooth. * Fill popover cups about 1/2 full. * Bake 20 minutes. * Decrease oven temperature to 350. * Bake popover cups 20 minutes longer. * Immediately remove from cups. * Serve hot. Makes 6 popovers