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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We simply toured the mansion -- did not stay overnight. There are no organized tours -- just go for lunch (only open Wed-Fri, 11-2 pm) and you can walk around on your own or one of the staff will walk with you before/after you eat. Very interesting history and incredible craftsmanship. Now operates as a bed-and-breakfast with rooms all decorated... More 

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Porter, Indiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Came for a family wedding at the Chapel attached to the B&B. Stayed in the Hunt Suite and loved the bed and furnishings. The staff and food are amazing! Accommodated us for a very late arrival. The only reason not a 5 is I never give full ratings.

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victorian1892, Facilities Mgr. at The Mansion at Elfindale Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, Dawnn, for staying with us during your family event. We enjoy making wedding and anniversary celebrations a wonderfully enjoyable reality! Please call The Mansion at Elfindale Bed & Breakfast again when Springfield area accommodations are in your plans. Would like to try for your first ever "5" rating! More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place will definitely be coming back, beautiful rooms, friendly staff, comfortable beds, all around a great place to stay, i would recomend this place to anyone, if you live the look of the past this is the place to stay

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Thank Kimberly G
victorian1892, Facilities Mgr. at The Mansion at Elfindale Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate your recommendation, Kimberly! The "turn-of-the-century" 1890's atmosphere is quite unique and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We'll look forward to your next visit. More 

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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I have past by here a number of time in the past 20 years and as much as the out side remains much the same as older classics should the inside is as my 10 year old son puts it "WOW" and the warm friendly just like family service is amazing. It's charm it's class it's classic. Always a pleasure.

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victorian1892, Facilities Mgr. at The Mansion at Elfindale Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're pleased you found The Mansion at Elfindale to be a Bed & Breakfast Inn which reflects its 1892 design. Thanks for the kind observations! More 

ledyard
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Exceptional property. Cleanliness was exemplary throughout, staff courteous and accommodating. The architecture is amazing, with special thanks to Myra for showing us the chapel and rooms with stunning features, as well as sharing the history. SO glad we stayed, really looking to return with more time.

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Pawnee
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

A very cool and beautiful historical place to stay. The staff are super polite and friendly. The rooms are amazingly put together. The breakfast was delicious as well! The entrance was beautiful! A very nice experience. Would not mind going back.

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Springfield, Missouri
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We stayed in the O'Day Suite, every room in this Mansion is basically turn of the century appointed. If you like history, interesting furniture, this is the place for you. Don't expect spas and the like, its not that kind of bnb. Slow down, this is the place to read a book and stroll. Breakfast is good, I have stayed... More 

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Thank Glenda D
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2015

My husband and I have stayed here twice (we're locals), and it has always been on the week-end. They serve a lovely breakfast on weekends. The first time we stayed our meal was brought out to us, but this last time it was buffet style. We love that there is coffee available all night, as we are night owls. We... More 

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Springfield, MO
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The mansion and the rooms are beautiful. It still looks like it did when it opened. Some people might think the décor needs updating but I like it like it is. They don't have coffee in the rooms They have coffee downstairs. No decaf was available because they were out. The breakfast muffins were very hard and inedible. There was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

lovely rooms, with beautiful furniture. out of three rooms one had no thermostat so there was no way to control the air conditioning. we were told that three of their rooms are not individually controlled. be sure, if you are temp sensitive, to get a room with a controller. breakfast was fine, eggs and bacon, biscuits and gravy plus fruit... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mansion at Elfindale Bed and Breakfast consists of 13 suites which are tastefully decorated in a Victorian style. Each suite has a private bath with claw foot tub, DirecTV and wireless internet. These suites also feature turn of the century furnishings. Breakfast is served in our Dining Room on the first floor. The Mansion offers meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 150 for receptions, anniversaries, showers, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, or business meetings. We are conveniently located near Fort and Sunshine Street in Springfield, Missouri, about one mile west of Bass Pro Shops and the National Fish and Wildlife Museum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mansion at Elfindale Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1701 S. Fort Ave., Springfield, MO 65807
Region: United States > Missouri > Springfield
Price Range: £89 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms are all different, if you cannot do stairs there is a room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 570glendad, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Every room is absolutely beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles gbbgg, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Smaller rooms might be more intimate, the large rooms in this bed and breakfast are cavernous after a while.”
 of 5 bubbles ndrewfan, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“get one where YOU control the temp!”
 of 5 bubbles 785lindad, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“the Innkeeper suite (latest bookable room in the Mansion) is just incredible”
 of 5 bubbles gvc92, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
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