Enjoy breathtaking views of the Mighty Mississippi.
About Lori Harper
I own/manage 5 homes. It is such a fun experience to share these spaces with fellow travelers!
Lori Harper purchased this House in 2016
Why Lori Harper chose Guttenberg
We have family that owns a cabin in this area and seized the opportunity to have our own space when this home went up for sale. The location and views by the river blow me away every time I am there.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Please inquire for party/event pricing.
$300 fine for any smoking on the property.
There is a $30 fee per pet.
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Do not lean on or over the porch railing.
All garbage is removed by hand and must be in trash bags. No loose garbage!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Very nice property, lots of room, and beautiful views!
Great Mother-Daughter Weekend
We had a great mother-daughter weekend at Lori's property! The house was perfect, clean and plenty of room for all of us! Lori was very easy to work with. The road to the property is definitely a little different and the reason we didn't give the property 5 Stars! But Lori was up front about that! The driveway is definitely uphill, but after our first attempt we got that figured out also! We had great views and enjoyed watching the river traffic and also the trains ! We had a great time doing what we love best, spending time together!
We had a wonderful time staying at this property in Guttenberg. It was clean, well equipped and had great views! The 'adventure' is taking the road down the bluff to get to it! Luckily we had crossover type vehicles because it is narrow and rough. The problem only comes if you meet someone midway (which we did) and not by the pullover area. We had INCHES to spare! But the home has wonderful views of the river and barge activity and we loved the accommodations. If you plan on grilling though there is only a charcoal grill-FYI
Perfect for our large girl weekend.
Can't say enough about the the property, ease of this rental transaction, and how responsive Lori was. The layout was perfect for our large group. Awesome view.
This was a very nice, spacious home with great views of the river and the river 'traffic' that we had hoped to see. The lane back to it and the closeness of the railroad tracks we as had been described, but since you are made aware of it beforehand, it just makes it part of the adventure! So handy for access to Guttenberg and beyond. We had a very enjoyable stay!
Decent house but deceptive pricing
We spent the weekend at this house with our extended family. The house was clean and well equipped. It had a nice layout and view of the river. The kids enjoyed watching the barges and trains on the river. Overall we enjoyed the weekend stay.
We were surprised at the booking process and the fee upcharges. The house has 5 bedrooms, 3 of which have multiple beds and is advertised as accommodating 17. Prior to booking, we exchanged multiple messages with the owner discussing the total number of guests; there was no mention of additional person fees. So we were shocked when we received the invoice for the second half of the payment and the additional person fees equaled nearly the amount of 1 1/2 nights' stay (for a total 2 night stay)! When I reached out to the owner, she explained that there are nightly fees for any amount of guests over 4. This seemed excessive; it would be understandable to see additional fees over 10 people (2 to a room), but charging for more than 4 is advertising a 5 bedroom house but not allowing all 5 bedrooms to be used.
She also explained that the property is listed as such so the initial pricing appears low, thus appealing compared to similar homes. She mentioned that if you click into the posting the max number appears. I went back and did so and did not see it. The house would have been in line with with other listings had the advertised pricing been correct. However, given the fees nearly doubled the total nightly price, we certainly could have rented a much nicer house for the price we ended up paying. We have rented through vrbo for several years and have never had experienced this issue in the past.
As mentioned above, the house itself was satisfactory. We took good care of it and left it in great condition. The disappointment came with the deceptive monetary practice.