Frequently Asked Questions

Don’t see your question? Please reach out!

Can I book online?

Of course! Click here

When is check-in?

4:00 p.m. / 3:00pm for Dowager House

If you need a later check in let us know, we will make it happen.

When is check-out?

11:00am or earlier / Noon for the Dowager Cottage

Toll free Telephone?


Rooms are on what floor?

In the mansion, there are rooms on the second and third floor, accessible by a staircase Only. The cottages are one-story.

Do rooms have Private Bath within the room?

All of our rooms have private baths in their room with doors used only by you. Believe me you want to ask this question! Some inns think private means when you shut the door it is yours, but you will share it.

Will my room have air conditioning?

Central A/C with separate zone for each guest room, most with gas fireplaces.

How many comfortable chairs in the room?

At least two (some more)

Is the inn inspected by the Health Dept.? Member of state association?

In MO it is the Bed and Breakfasts Inns of Missouri (BBIM)

AND the Health Department.

Do the owners live in the same building?

Yes, in private quarters

Is there off street parking?

Yes, plenty, free and paved.

Do the owners have pets?

We have one very small dog, only 3 lbs. She stats in our private quarters,  never in the guest rooms or common areas.

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking is not allowed inside. The mansion, rooms, cottages, and dining area are all smoke-free environments. There are designated smoking areas outside on our beautiful patio.

What time is breakfast?

Breakfast is served at 9 a.m. We are flexible when alerted in advance. If you are here for business please check with us to see if we are able to accommodate your request. We will certainly do our best to make you happy.

Is breakfast in the same building?

Yes, it is for the mansion rooms. The Woodside cottages do need to walk to the mansion for breakfast. The Dowager Cottage has breakfast delivered.

High Speed Internet Access?

We have a wireless high-speed over the entire property with great signal to each room and cottage.

Gift shop items for sale?

We have lots.

Do you offer other Services?

Extra blankets and pillows, iron, soaps, shampoo, and even toothbrushes, extra towels, you name it…if not in the room already, just ask!