The Maxwell House Bed and Breakfast

701 Boyer Ave , Walla Walla, WA 99362 USA (Show map)


Just 2 blocks from Whitman College Campus and 5 blocks from downtown Main Street, a lovely walk along tree lined sidewalk passing through beautiful landscaping and historical architecture. Each of our four guest rooms is unique and provides pillow top mattress, down comforter and pillows, electric fireplace (central air in summer), cable T.V., WIFI, docking stations, and beautifully appointed private baths. The cozy living room, large front porch or back yard pergola garden invite you to enjoy a good book, socialize or just relax. Breakfast is served in the formal dining room and includes special recipes collected over the years.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Great stay on Maxwell B&B

5 on October 17, 2016

We had a fantastic stay on this B&B, Penny was a friendly host and helped us in everything we needed. The breakfast is delicious and the house is really beautiful.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. I hope B&B's will be your new choice of where to stay! See you next time.

Just as beautiful as in the pictures

5 on October 16, 2016

The home is absolutely beautiful. Located across from the college and only a short and beautiful walk through tree lined streets to downtown Walla Walla where there are so many shops and restaurants you could take a couple of days just wandering there. The home has a lovely front porch and a very inviting patio. Private off street parking. Inside the home is a wonderful example of a Craftsmen Home and beatiful furnishings and CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN. Breakfast was wonderful both days, blueberry french toast with strawberry topping was unbelievable. Fresh cookies and plenty of tea and fresh coffee in the butlers pantry. But the star of the B&B is Penny. She is so genuine and sweet and wants to make sure everything is just the way you want it. It would be a no brainer anytime we would be in Walla Walla we would stay at the Maxwell House.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your generous review. We really do love serving out guests!

Maxwell house

3.8 on October 16, 2016

We had a lovely stay. The location is perfect for strolling to downtown through the Whitman College campus. The house is historic and will take you back to another time!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to review us! We would love to know what we could have done better to deserve 5 stars. Looking forward to feedback!

Gracious and beautiful in a perfect location

4.6 on October 08, 2016

Innkeeper Penny made sure all guests felt welcome and had complete information for enjoying the town and wineries. She also makes awesome chocolate chip cookies.

Fabulous Wala Wala stay

4.4 on September 11, 2016

We loved this central college neighborhood gem. Great accommodations and breakfast.

Wonderful weekend getaway

4.6 on September 07, 2016

Great B&B to spend the weekend in Walla Walla, and I'd definitely stay there again.

Wonderful hospitality and great experience

4.0 on August 23, 2016

Loved staying at the Maxwell House. Penny was very nice and shared her home with us.

Wonderful hospitality and great experience

4.6 on August 12, 2016

Jonelle, Sandy and Gail

Maxwell House in June

5 on July 01, 2016

Super nice place. Great host. Highly recommend. Hate to tell anybody in CA that this is a great town to visit.

delightful stay!

5 on June 05, 2016

My husband and I had a great time staying at Penny's Maxwell House. The house is pretty, the room was very comfortable, the food was delicious (great cookies!), and Penny was delightful to talk with. We recommend staying here unqualifiedly.

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Rooms & Rates

Clearly Crystal

Downstairs room with queen size bed, private bath with large walk-in shower

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

Ravishing Rose

Downstairs large, cheerful room with king size bed, private bath with a clawfoot tub/shower.

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

California Suite

California Suite is a beautiful, large room located upstairs with king-size tempurpedic bed, a spacious sitting room and private bath.

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

New York Beauty Suite

Upstairs suite with sitting room, separate bedroom with queen size bed, and private bath with shower.

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

Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights is available as an extra “bonus room” space for those staying in either New York Beauty or California Suite who need extra beds; there are two twin beds in the room • Two twin beds • $50/night – one occupant • $100/night – two occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 2 Twin

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Location Type

Airport, Downtown, Small town, Wine country


Pasco, WA (PSC-Tri-Cities) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Clinton exit off Hwy 12-south 1/2 mile to Boyer, turn left, 4th house on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , outdoor fire pit, bicycles

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

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  • Check In:: 4pm to 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No under the age of 8
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: many week ends require 2 nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: the entire length of your reservation will be charged unless cancelled 7 days in advance by telephone. Special event week-ends require a 30 day cancellation.
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  • Time Served: on request
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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