The Victorian Lady Bed and Breakfast

175 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857
Innkeeper(s): Vickie Dauch
 
  • Introduction

    Welcome to the magnificently restored The Victorian Lady Bed and Breakfast, a premier establishment achieving the coveted AAA Four Diamond Rating for lodging.  Only 5% of the properties approved by AAA achieve this prestigious distinction. 

    From the moment you step onto the charming front porch of The Victorian Lady Bed and Breakfast, you will step back into time and experience Victorian elegance at its finest. Guests are pampered by luxurious comfort, soft luxury linens, down comforters, blazing fireplaces, private baths with claw-foot tubs amd Jacuzzis, comfy robes, afternoon teas and snacks, upon request, and fresh flowers in the room.

    The 3-story Queen Anne Victorian is located in the Historic District of Norwalk, Ohio. The Victorian Lady was built in 1890 by Railroad Bridge Contractor W.W. Graham, and is dedicated to offer comfort, warm hospitality, relaxed elegance, quality service, and memorable breakfasts. Surrounded by sky scraping trees, beautful landscaped grounds, fountains and flower gardens, fireplaces, exquisitely decorated spacious rooms, chandeliers, velvet draperies, period furnishings, beautiful woodwork and staircase, stained-glass windows and Victorian artwork.

    A full breakfast is served in our grand dining room on china and linens by candlelight and soft music. You may wish to eat in a private area or next to the fireplace.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Vickie Dauch for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    We are in a convenient location, in a tourist area. We have a reputation of being one of the best in the area.

    What are you best known for?

    We are known for our good hospitality.

    What makes your inn unique?

    Our Inn is a Queen Anne Victorian, which offers history to the guests as well. Filled with beautiful antiques, woodwork and the architecture.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    It is laid out perfect for an Inn.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    We are close to Cedar Point Amusement Park and Summit National Drag Racing. We are in a historical quaint town, halfway between Cleveland and Toledo; Also near Lake Erie.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "We are frequent Inn travelers and this is the best inn we have been to. You pay close attention to detail."

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Nice quiet getaway

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    This is a tourist area so you could go to Cedar Point or over to the Islands by taking a ferry over. There are historical sites in the area and museums, many wineries...within an hour you can be in Cleveland which is full of things to do, many restaurants.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We are located in the historical district and you can walk down the street 2 blocks to the downtown, which has antique stores, gift shops, spas, restaurants.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Berry's Historical Restaurant

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    We have the Huron County Tourism Bureau and the Chamber of Commerce, which are both very helpful to visitors.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 5 in the main house and the Carriage House has 3.

    Do you accept pets?

    We don't accept pets.

     

  • Amenities

    • Beautiful flower gardens and landscaping
    • Cable TV in every room
    • Wireless access for computer laptops
    • Afternoon tea and snacks, upon request
    • 3 fireplaces
    • Outstanding woodwork throughout
    • Amazing collections of antiques and paintings
    • Huge wraparound porch with wicker furniture
    • Luxury linens
    • Hair dryers
    • Fluffy robes
    • Spa towel
    • Turn-down service and wake-up calls, upon request
  • Common Areas

    Relax and enjoy many areas of the home, including the living room, parlor, foyer, and sun porch, read a book on the sofa in the sitting room at the top of the stairs, or you can rock in a wicker chair on the wrap-around porch while sipping lemonade.

  • Area Attractions

    • Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky
    • Lake Eire North Coast Area
    • Kalahari Water Park
    • Kelley's Island
    • Put-in-Bay
    • Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    • Edison Birthplace & Museum
    • Hayes Museum and Home
    • Fireland's Museum
    • Lyme Village
    • Walking Tour of Historic Norwalk
    • Norwalk Raceway Park
    • Sporting Events
    • Golf Courses
    • Theatres