The stunning River’s Bend Mississippi riverfront mansion was built 1868 in the Italianate architectural design, complete with it’s original carriage house. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The majestic views from our front porch overlooking the Mississippi River and the iconic Black Hawk bride in the background.  - River’s Bend  - Lansing
River’s Bend is surrounded by autumn splendor! - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The stunning River’s Bend Mississippi riverfront mansion was built 1868 in the Italianate architectural design, complete with it’s original carriage house. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Views of the historic Ridge-Connected Cantilever Through Truss Black Hawk Bridge that connects Iowa to Wisconsin. The Black Hawk bridge is only one of five such bridges still in use in Iowa. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Jewel toned autumn backdrop. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Elegant dining room with river views. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Can you see yourself relaxing in the screened in patio watching the lazy river? - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Our lovely home viewed from the Wisconsin side of the river under the historic Black Hawk bridge. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The fireplace room has a full view of the Mississippi River. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Fireplace room - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Welcome to River’s Bend. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Our custom kitchen is fully stocked. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Lower T.V. Room  - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The office space and closet is off the second room. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The library/game room offer a queen sofa sleeper and Smart Firestick T.V. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
King main room offers full views of the Mississippi River. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The third queen bedroom offers a partial river view and bluff view. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The 2nd double queen room offers a partial river view and Mt. Hosmer bluff views. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Serenity. No explaining needed.
 - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Fire on the water sunrises. It’s a breathtaking dawn at River’s Bend! - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Spring flowers 🌸  - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Life IS better on the porch - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The “winter wonderland” views from the King bedroom. - River’s Bend  - Lansing
The view from our “upcoming” opening soon studio apartment!  - River’s Bend  - Lansing
Majestic Mississippi River Views
Hosted by Ellen


Our stunning Mississippi riverfront mansion was built 1868 in the Italianate architectural design, complete with it’s original carriage house. River’s Bend is nestled on the river’s edge below limestone bluffs with grand and majestic views of the river’s sharpest bend and framed by the historic Black Hawk bridge. Our 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 8 room house is rich in comfort and amenities for 1-8 people. Relax and watch the Eagles soar over the lazy river from the covered porch or take a short stroll to the quaint shops. Wake to a beautiful sunrise over the historic Black Hawk Bridge with our gourmet coffee and the cozy slippers we offer for you to lounge in the comfort of our spacious home. Sprawl out in three separate living areas where everyone can unwind with a good book, play board games or put puzzles together.

Our Majestic Mississippi riverfront home in Lansing, Iowa offers three bedrooms upstairs that sleeps 1-8 people The King room offers a king bed with a Simmons BeautyRest mattress, bedroom 2 offers two queen memory foam mattresses, bedroom 3 offers a queen memory foam mattress, the Library/Reading Room/Game Room offers a queen sofa sleeper and a SmartFire T.V., 2 bathrooms, beautiful custom kitchen, stately dining room, parlor room with fireplace, downstairs gathering room w/SmartFire TV and laundry room. The front porch overlooks the mighty Mississippi River and the screened-in porch offers breathtaking views of the river. Gather on the back patio area to enjoy a BBQ under the river bluffs.

Sleeping Configuration

King room with Mississippi River views
1 king bed, 3 queen beds, 1 sofa bed
The King room offers a Simmons BeautyRest mattress. The other two bedrooms offer queen memory foam mattress. The sofa sleeper offers a queen mattress.

Scenic views

River view
Water view




Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Air Conditioning
Full Kitchen
Security Cameras
Smoke Detector


Ice skating
Mountain biking


Child friendly
Children's books and toys
Baby friendly
Parking Included
Parking offered in driveway
Wheelchair Accessible


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Growing up in the charming town of Lansing, Iowa, River’s Bend hosts hope to share the beauty, comfort, and adventures they knew of their childhood hometown. River’s Bend was the home that hosted many family gatherings and memories, which we hope you can enjoy create with your family and friends. Welcome and enjoy your stay at River’s Bend!
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - Flexible
The week prior to your check-in, you will be emailed the rental agreement and house rules to sign. The day of your check-in, the electronic key pad codes and WiFi passwords will also be sent to the primary booking guest.
Check Out: 11AM
No parties or events
No pets
No smoking
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
House Rules
No pets of any kind. No smoking or vaping or chewing tobaccos inside the house. Designated smoking area on back patio area only. No parities or events. If guests are found to have had a party without hosts permission which results in extra cleaning, guests will be responsible for extra cleaning fees and in the unfortunate event to the disruptions alerting neighbors, GUESTS WILL BE ASKED TO VACATE THE PROPERTY IMMEDIATELY.

Quiet Hours: 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. Primary renters must be 25 years or older to rent River’s Bend. No third party bookings. Booking guest must be present (valid phone number). Only registered guests allowed. The maximum property capacity is 10 people (including children).

River’s Bend is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. Guests are fully responsible for the safety and security of their children at all times, as well as any disturbances caused to other residents in the neighborhood.

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Refundable Damage Deposit
Damages or excessive party type cleaning will cause forfeit of the security deposit.
Additional rules
Quiet Hours: 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. Primary renters must be 25 years or older to rent River’s Bend. Booking guest must be present (valid phone number). Only registered guests allowed. 1. Guests are expected to read & be willing to honor House Rules. No gatherings/parties allowed, only booked guests can be there at any time (unless discussed/approved and additional fees paid in advance). Additional security deposit required for every booking per House Rules; booking implies agreement to pay deposit and honor rules. Unpaid deposit means NO ENTRY. No dogs, cats (allergies) or other mammals, amphibians or birds. No tampering with the WiFi Router or security home electronics. No coolers or ice boxes allowed to stay inside the house on the wood floors. (may be places in back entry way or outside) 2. No tampering with or disabling the Router WiFi, Ring cameras, Nest Thermostat or outdoor security cameras. If they are tampered with, you will immediately be asked to leave and will sacrifice any security deposit you may have paid. No refunds. 3. “By booking, guests agree to pay an additional security deposit prior to check in. Booking guests acknowledge that access to property will be denied until deposit is paid in full or reservation is forfeited without refund. Payment is collected via Airbnb and is potentially fully refundable if all house rules are honored. It is your responsibility to make sure ALL guests honor all House Rules, as the deposit is based on that.”
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Cancellation Policy
Full refund for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking, if the check-in date is at least 14 days away. 50% refund for cancellations made at least 7 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of check-in.
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River’s Bend - Lansing is a Other located in Lansing, Iowa, United States. This Other is available for short term lodging and accommodates 8 guests
River’s Bend - Lansing has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on May 2021

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