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Jesse Stone House Bed & Breakfast

300 South Washington Street , Watertown, WI 53094 USA (Show map)

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You are invited to step back in time to enjoy our Victorian era bed and breakfast with all the charm, grace and slower pace associated with this enchanting period. Waltz in the parlor amidst the turn-of-the-century decor to the player piano's vintage Tin Pan Alley music. Sip tea from antique china by the Victrola or wind up the 19th century music box and remember the time you first enjoyed such a delight. For a quiet respite, enjoy the luxury of the library and its wide selection of materials or simply stroll the majestic grounds and admire the picture perfect gardens. Located in southeast Wisconsin and nestled along the shores of the beautiful Rock River, The Jesse Stone House is open year round. Coffee available 7 - 9 a.m. in the sitting room. Complimentary bottled water and soft drinks. Evening dessert in the dining room.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

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Average but affordable

3.0 on March 17, 2015

This was a quaint B&B in Watertown, WI. This home had much character, charm, and centrally located. The room was dusty, but the bed was very comfortable. Things on my wish list for this place: 1. A TV for each room (an older TV in the main sitting area was available). 2. More insulation in the walls...I could hear the conversation in the other room -- clearly. Their snoring and other things were like I was in their room. This made me feel uncomfortable and revealed very little privacy. The breakfast was excellent!

Excellent Choice

5 on March 11, 2015

On a whim we decided to stay in Watertown and found Jesse Stone B & B. We could not have been more pleased with our choice. the rooms and the history that Chuck shared with us was incredible! I highly recommend anyone to stay in this lovely home. Pat was busy babysitting and we look forward to meeting her the next time we stay!!Ken & Ellen Leasure


5 on November 09, 2014

Four of us stayed at Jesse Stone House B&B recently, and loved every minute of it. We had a parlor between our rooms to sit and visit, watch TV play games or just veg. The Catholic Church was nearby as were good restaurants. This is a beautiful historic mansion and we would recommend it highly to anyone. We particularly enjoyed the player piano listening to Pennyslyvania Polka and Phantom of the Opera! The food was the best and we were treated like queens!

Great house

5 on August 26, 2014

Had a wonderful time, great location near downtown shopping.

Wonderful stay at Jesse Stone House!

5 on August 20, 2014

We came to Watertown for the memorial for my wife's late mother. It was a difficult time and we were under a considerable amount of stress with the service and with packing up her father to move. The Jessie Stone House was a wonderful escape from the responsibilities of the week. We enjoyed our room and the modern private bath. It was quiet. The proprietors were incredibly friendly and understanding. Breakfast was always ready at the instant we came downstairs. The meals were varied and beautifully prepared. The portions were generous and very filling. We highly recommend Jessie Stone house and will go out of our way to visit there again. With no family left in the area, our trips to Watertown will be limited but we would go the extra miles to stay there. Thanks very much!

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5 on July 13, 2014

My wife and I were out to visit some friends that I had not seen in about 30 years, when I graduated high school.. The Jesse Stone House was so much more enjoyable than staying at a hotel chain. The house was immaculate with so many interesting antiques. The Damaske's were great host and the breakfast was outstanding. We were very pleased to have found the Jesse Stone House. We plan on making a yearly pilgrimage to Watertown and definitely plan on staying at the Jesse Stone House when we do.

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4.6 on February 24, 2014

we had a very memeorable time at jesse stone. The home was interesting, and the antiques lovely. The owner even played the player piano for us. The breakfast was gourmet. We invited a guest for breakfast and they were welcomed by the owners.


5 on February 10, 2014

Very friendly and helpful owner will let you feel like you are a special guest ! Staying there is like living in history

Stay this past weekend

4.0 on September 11, 2013

The breakfasts there are really fabulous. Pat does out of her way to make it a great experience. I made a mistake in booking my room this year. It was my fault, but when I talked with Chuck on the phone, trying to figure out what to do, he was defensive and considering it was late at night and I would have had to find another hotel room in the area, I felt he could have been more compassionate. As it was, they made up the fold out in the TV room which worked well for one night. My room was available (as I booked it) for the next two nights. Pat was friendly and made me feel welcome.

Wish I Could Have Stayed Longer

4.6 on September 03, 2013

Was just in town for one night. Very friendly hosts and extremely accomodating. Wished I could have stayed more than just one night.

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Rooms & Rates

Jesse's Room

This grand room is furnished in the dapper style to which Mr. Stone was accustomed. With its green carnation scroll wallpaper, to the hand-carved headboard, and well-appointed furnishings, visitors are sure to enjoy this elegant bedroom. The high ceilings, chandelier, and stained glass window facing east add much to your restful experience. Jesse's room features a queen size bed and shares the second floor parlor with Sarah's room. The bathroom features a shower, floral wallpaper and stained glass window. The room in air conditioned in summer.

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

Sarah's Room

Victorian rose and floral wallpaper sets an elegant tone for this large, westside bedroom with garden view. Featuring a wash basin, as was the custom, guests can refresh themselves in their room during their stay. The queen bed features a handcrafted wood headboard in the ornamental style that was in vogue at the turn-of-the-century. Sarah's room shares the second floor parlor with Jesse's Room. The claw foot bathtub, shower and sink are all true to the style of the home's original fixtures. The room is air conditioned in summer for your comfort.

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


Location Type

Airport, City, Downtown


Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) 35 miles

Directions to property:

Property is located halfway between Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Watertown, WI. From I94, go north 10 miles on Highway 26, turn right on Madison St. and then right on Washington St.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Desk, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Shopping, Swimming pool

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  • Check In:: 4 -7 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservation confirmed with one night's stay deposit
  • Cancellations: Refund of deposit is made within 10 days of reservation. For last minute cancellations, a full refund is made if the room is re-rented.



Charles & Pat Damaske

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  • Time Served: 8:30-10:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room


300 South Washington Street , Watertown, WI 53094 USA (Show map)

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