Lindsay House B&B

539 Depot Street , Manawa, WI 54949 USA (Show map)
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This 1892 Victorian is nestled in the charming town of Manawa, Wisconsin. Eclectic mixes of furnishings old and new are represented in each room. Several of our rooms have hand crafted Queen Size beds, which Tim built. Out in the backyard, numerous examples of nature’s beauty grace our gardens. And if the time is right, a black raspberry treat can be found. Seating choices abound from rocking yourself to sleep on the front porch to remote quiet locations among the trees and flowers. The sixteen-room Queen Anne Victorian home designed by W.W. DeLong was built for Wisconsin lumberman Arthur Lindsay, president of the Little Wolf Lumber Company and Lindsay Light & Power. Our home has been upgraded with creature comforts we all covet. Each of our rooms have their own bathroom for your convenience. WIFI is available throughout the house. Business travelers will appreciate the availability of a quiet place to work, and television in each room. A coffee bar is located right outside your door for your convenience. The Lindsay House is a great opportunity for your team to get out of the city for meetings and retreats. The innkeepers, Judy and Tim Trull were married in the Last Frontier of Alaska, while serving in the United States Air Force, Fire Department. They are the proud parents of daughter Morgan, who is married to Jeff and are loving being grandparents to granddaughter Willow! Lindsay House Bed & Breakfast, where the joy of living is served daily!




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

Lovely B&B

5 on August 08, 2017

You won't find a more charming and clean B&B. Breakfast was outstanding. Judy was a wonderful hostess.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review our property. Our guests are amazing and we love what we do!

- Judy (innkeeper)

A Wonderful Place to Stay

5 on August 04, 2017

I had a wonderful overnight at Lindsay House B&B in Manawa. The breakfast Jan served was outstanding & the hospitality super!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind words, we so enjoy our guests, they are the best!

- Judy (innkeeper)

Wisconsin small town

4.0 on August 16, 2016

Nice room, charming house, kind host, outstanding breakfast!

A Beacon of Hospitality and Love

5 on October 25, 2015

Wonderful historic property impeccably appointed and comfortable in every way. Judy, owner & proprietress, was a ray of sunshine for this weary traveler. She took her time to make calls for me while I was on the road, trying to find lodging that allowed a dog. The kindness she extended to me is extra-ordinary.. Although our visit was quite short, I feel very blessed to have had a scrumptious breakfast while visiting with Judy and her other guests. I would like to own and operate a B&B and if I can do it as graciously as Judy I'm certain it would be successful. Thank you, my beacon for sharing the love and your home with me. I will not forget your kindness and I hope to visit with you again soon!

We aways enjoy our stay

5 on September 05, 2013

Visiting the Lindsay House B&B is like "going home again" (because it is). We enjoy the well-appointed rooms, the spacious bathrooms, and of course the exquisitely prepared breakfast. Thank you again, Judy, Tim and Morgan, for another pleasant visit. Sara Lindsay Rath & Del Lamont

Feels like home away from home!

5 on April 29, 2013

The Lindsay House is very clean and comfortable. The first time we stayed we felt right at home by Judy, Tim and Morgan's warm and friendly personalities. The decor is so fitting for the era of the house. The house is clean and the little personal touch amenities are so wonderful. The treats set out in the evening are always delicious and the breakfast is outstanding. Every time we stay we meet people at breakfast who are wonderful and interesting to talk with. It always feels like we're with friends! I highly recommend and always look forward to our next stay.

Had a great stay

5 on March 19, 2012

My S.O. and I really enjoyed our stay at the Lindsay House--breakfast was delicious, homemade, and not too heavy, & we enjoyed walking around the town, though there isn't much going on around there this time of year. The room was clean and nicely decorated and felt well taken care of. Overall a great stay, would definitely consider coming back again for another wknd.

Nice Place to Stay

4.2 on August 24, 2011

We loved that there were pets in the house (just the downstairs, not in the actual rooms) - they were so cute!

Very inviting

3.8 on August 02, 2011

Our first B&B experience was pleasant. Historic home with lots of character. Very clean and the innkeepers were very nice.

beautiful place

5 on July 12, 2011

Very friendly people excellent food great place to stay will be back again

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Rooms & Rates

The Maple Room

The Maple Room's tasteful elegance boasts a handmade queen-size carved four-poster bed draped with a soft comforter set. Relax in the large bay window seating area while enjoying the beautiful light sparkling through the windows. The room has a private unattached bath located just across the hall; plush robes are provided for your use.

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

The Great Oak Room

The day comes early in The Great Oak Room. This east-facing room has a beautiful handmade queen size sleigh bed made out of gorgeous red oak artfully adorned with a plush comforter and luxurious linens. Relax and unwind with a good book in the cozy seating area. For your comfort and pleasure, terrycloth robes are provided. This room has a private unattached bath located just across the hall.

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

The Rose Room

The early morning sun shines brightly in the Rose Room. A hand hewn queen size four-poster bed, adorned with a beautiful comforter and linens, gives the room a feeling of comfort and elegance. During the day, Rose Room is bathed in natural light and in the evening lends itself to a restful night's sleep. The Rose room has the largest attached bathroom.

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

The Secret Garden Room

This room has the ambiance for romance. The Secret Garden Room has charm and warmth, enveloping a handcrafted wood and wrought iron bed. This queen size bed is beautifully adorned with a canopy of silky fabric and a luxurious comforter set. The Secret Garden Room has a large attached bathroom.

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

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Location Type

Oshkosh EAA, Clintonville, Waupaca County, Iola, New London, Manawa, Countryside, Rural, Small town


Green Bay, WI (GRB-Austin Strauble Field) 45 miles

Directions to property:

From the South and North, WI Hwys 110 and 22 become Depot St. as they pass through town. We are on the West side of the street near downtown. From the East or the West, U.S. Hwys. 10, 54, and 161 bisect WI hwys. 110 and 22 going North and South through town. We are the center of Waupaca County.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, EAA, Iola Car Show, Symco Shakedown, Wolf River, Chain of Lakes, Manawa Rodeo, Scandinavia Corn Roast, Mosquito Hill Nature Center, Tellock Woods, Bear Lake, Hartman Creek State Park, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Sports venue, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Coffee Bar located just outside your door

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Snowmobiling, Antiquing, Inner Tubing, Trail Rides, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 4:00 P.M.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 A.M.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations are guaranteed with a 50% deposit. The balance is payable on arrival. Reservations are refundable if cancelation is made PRIOR to two weeks of schedulted arrival date.
  • Cancellations: Reservations are guaranteed with a 50% deposit. The balance is payable on arrival. Reservations are refundable if cancellation is made PRIOR to two weeks of scheduled arrival date. If cancellation is not made two weeks prior to the arrival date, guests are responsible for the total stay.
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Judy and Tim Trull

Languages spoken


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About the innkeepers

Judy's hobby is cooking and reading cookbooks and spending time with friends and family. Tim's hobbies include woodworking, which is evident throughout the inn, and golfing. Tim and Judy also invest their time and talents in their Community and civic organizations.

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  • Time Served: Arranged with guests
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Any dietary requests

Signature Dish

Potato Basil Frittata
A frittata with potato, basil and 2 kinds of cheese served with crispy bacon and wonderful sour cream coffee cake muffins, choice of juice and gourmet coffee.


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