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Mansfield Woods
Reviewed 16 February 2010

Immaculate and well equiped cabin in the woods. We were amazed at the huge number of attractions within a short distance from these beautiful green hills. Our hosts Kate and Barb were nothing short of wonderful. We're coming back for sure!

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 July 2009

We choose to stay here because of the proximity to Laura Wilders home. The place sits in an wooded area that is back from the main road. There are five cabins (if my memory serves correct) with one of the cabins being worked on. Our cabin contained a double bed, fold out bed for the kids, fridge, microwave, AC and a BBQ grill (I would have brought some steaks if I had known). The raised deck outside was perfect for sitting enjoying a beer, or coffee, or tea, or just sitting and enjoying the quiet.

There is a small pond on the property that we fished and the kids enjoyed catching eager bluegills. I enjoyed it myself as well. The peace and quiet of the place was a nice change from all the driving we did.

Kate, the property owner, was a great person and stopped to chat with us for awhile. She was helpful and knowledgeable about the area and gave us tips on what there was. I have no problems with staying here again in the future.

Stayed: July 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 June 2009

We selected the Mansfield Woods because of their proximity to the Laura Ingalls Wilder House. They are basically across the road, though it is more convenient to drive.

We had a bit of trouble finding the cabins (the office doesn't have a sign that says "office" as it is also the owners residence). But once we found the office and one of the owners, Kate, who was cleaning one of the cabins, check-in went smoothly. The cabins sit on the site of an old Renaissance Faire and that in itself is sort of interesting as there are old props around the property.

The cabins themselves are sort of one room consisting of a double bed and a fold-out couch (suitable for children), air conditioning, refrigerator and microwave as well as some basic dishes and amenities like linens and dish soap. There is also a barbecue at each cabin with charcoal and they will lend you fishing poles and sell you worms at their cost to fish in their private pond. You can hike into the woods but we didn't feel we had the proper clothes and shoes this trip. We plan to bring long pants and boots and do some exploring in the woods next trip. For our city kids it was akin to camping. The cabins are not quite rustic but not quite lodge. There is no TV and no phone, though our cell phone (Verizon) worked.

The cabin was spotless and very quiet. Water pressure was a little weak in the shower but that is never an issue for me. There was no fee for our dog to stay with us.

  • Stayed: June 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 31 May 2009

My daughter and I recently returned from a trip to Mansfield to see Laura Ingalls Wilders house. The only problem with our trip is that it was too short!
There are few overnight accommodations in Mansfield and we were cautiously optimistic to find some rental cabins just down the road from Lauras home. The cabins, Mansfield Woods, turned out to be wonderful, and a peaceful, relaxing place to stay after a long day on the road. Clean, inviting, comfortable, perfect size for 2 adults or a family of 2 adults and 2 children. The hosts were welcoming, helpful and knowledgable about the area. If in the area, do not hesitate to stay here. They do have a website, Mansfieldwoods.net

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Reviewed 27 April 2013
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: 2991 Highway A, Mansfield, MO
Region: United States > Missouri > Mansfield
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Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Mansfield
Number of rooms: 5

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