Frequently Asked Questions

Don’t see your question? Please reach out!

Can I book online?

Of course! Click here

When is check-in?

4:00pm or later / 3:00pm for Dowager House

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. 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)

Yes and Yes

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 small dogs inside. We do not allow them to roam the house but sometimes they slip out.

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.

What time is breakfast?

Breakfast is served between 8:30 and 9:30. We are flexible when alerted in advance. If you are here for business or a wedding 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 fiber over the entire property with great signal to each room and cottage.

Gift shop items for sale?

We have lots. Say thanks to your friends for giving you that gift certificate with a hand-thrown Garth mug.

Do you offer other Services?

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