Upon entering The Dwelling Place, you will be stepping into a 1918 Craftsman style home. Enjoy a Bed and Breakfast experience in this completely updated historical building that creates a lovely environment to refresh your body, spirit and soul.

The Dwelling Place offers an inviting atmosphere with rooms that encourage relaxation and make you feel right at home.

Each of our rooms have a chair for relaxing and books or music to soothe your soul. Luxury linens, towels, extra soaps and toiletries are provided. Bottled water is always available, as are cookies for snacking.

Pella is a community rich with Dutch heritage and architecture. Our property sits on what was once the garden area for Mareah Scholte. The house Peter and Mareah Scholte built when they immigrated here in 1849 from the Netherlands still stands and is within a short walking distance from the bed and breakfast. 

The Scholte House gardens explode with color in the spring, displaying 25,000 tulips and slowing transform into a variety of flower displays as the summer progresses.The museum reflects the life of the Scholte’s from the 1850s and is a must-see for anyone visiting Pella.

The Dwelling Place is within walking distance of many historical buildings, shopping and Dutch cuisine. Pella hosts many community events and festivals year round. The most well know is the Tulip Time festival which is held in May of each year. Download the Pella Now app to keep tabs on upcoming events and a listing of local restaurants and businesses. The Historical Society website features area attractions in more detail.

Make sure to give us a call if you have any questions about scheduling a time to visit Pella and book your stay today!