Garth Woodside Mansion Bed and Breakfast
Inn and Restaurant is located in "America's Hometown"
of Hannibal, Missouri nestled on 33 acres of rolling meadows,
tall woodlands, and flowered gardens.
You will be treated as friends while you
enjoy romantic surroundings and attention to detail. Through
graceful arched doors, you'll glimpse handsomely furnished
rooms with the deep colors of a country sunset. A rich walnut
hue highlights woodwork detail supplied by German craftsman
decades ago. Look ahead and you will capture the magnificence
of the "flying staircase" as it vaults three stories
Your spacious bed chamber is a careful
selection of fabrics, materials, and textures blended with one
of the finest private nineteenth-century furniture collections
in the Midwest. Nightshirts for you to wear during your stay
are only one of the charming amenities offered in a timeless
spirit of genuine hospitality. In such nostalgic surroundings,
21st-century troubles seem to float way.
Garth Mansion also offers private cabin
rentals. These vacation rental cottages offer extra privacy,
kitchens, living room, decks and hot tubs.
As fresh as the morning, breakfast
announces itself with the aroma of coffee brewing. Chilled
juice, a hot entree, home-baked muffins, and fruit with a
special lemon-laced cream sauce will delight your palate.
After breakfast, you may walk the grounds, curl up with a good
book, or sit on the veranda.
While guests may choose not to vacation
further than the grounds of this country haven, Garth Woodside
Mansion is conveniently located near to all of Hannibal's
attractions. Mark Twain's lovable characters Tom Sawyer, Becky
Thatcher, and Huckleberry Finn and their life on the
Mississippi River are a part of Hannibal's abundant heritage.
You can enjoy Twain's boyhood home, theatres, riverboat rides,
caves, and many sight-seeing tours. Nearby restaurants and
shops will provide efficient and gracious hospitality.
Woodside Restaurant is the newest addition
to the Garth Mansion Estate. Fine dining is now something that
not only the Garth's lodging guests can experience, but local
residents come to dine. The conservatory dining room at the
Woodside allows guests to enjoy the surrounding wildlife,
rolling lawns, gardens, and outbuildings from their dining
spent many nights with John and Helen Garth in the spacious,
beautiful home" Mark Twain wrote to his wife, Olivia,
The mansion, built in 1871 still looks much
as it did when Mark Twain stayed here. Garth Woodside Mansion
has been placed in the National Register of Historic Places
boast high ratings.
One of the Midwest's 10 best country inns." ...Chicago
Sun Times You will find Garth Mansion not just
a night's lodging, but an experience where days move gently,
in all seasons or according to Glamour
Magazine, " Our choice for that special getaway."