What a joy to add the Shakespeare Chateau to the list of excellent venues for tourism in St. Joe! Isobel McGowan is doing an impeccable restoration and her standard of excellence is not just with preservation. Having dined there numerous times and toured the mansion, I can recommend this B&B to anyone visiting St Joe. It is also great for dinner events and parties. If you are looking for stunning ambiance, fine dining and a first rate historic account of one of St Josephs finest grand mansions be sure to call there. You will also be steered to other architectural gems, local events or tourist attractions. Thanks Isobel for promoting St Joseph so well!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The majestic Shakespeare Chateau was built in 1885 by Nathan Ogden when St. Joseph Missouri was known as "The Queen of the River Cities." High atop a bluff looking down across the city toward the Missouri River, 809 Hall Street is one of several mansions in the Hall Street Historic District known locally as "Millionaires' Row." You'll enjoy meeting the friendly innkeeper, Isobel, as she takes you through the palatial interior. You'll marvel at 47 (yes, 47!) Original stained glass windows, carved cherrywood, mahogany, and walnut mantles, and of course, a bust of the Bard himself above the grand fireplace in the front foyer. But most of all, you'll enjoy our comfortable sleeping rooms, each one beautifully appointed with fabulous art and antiques and luxurious linens. ... more less