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H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage

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219 Public, PO Box 184, Augusta, MO 63332
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H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very genuine and hospitable. Delicious breakfast!! Pool and garden provide a relaxing outdoor atmosphere. Rooms are all decorated with antiques that provide visual appeal. B&B is within walking distance of a couple wineries and restaurants. The only downside is shared bathrooms.

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Wildwood, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in many B&B's and this was THE best experience we have ever had. My husband and I spent our 37th anniversary at the H.S. Clay House Bed & Breakfast. We stayed in the Turrett Suite...spent 2 nights here in Augusta. The house itself is a feast for the eyes, the hospitality and service impeccable, the couple who... More 

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

We were so happy to meet you, Catherine, and we truly appreciate these kind words! Once again, happy anniversary to you both -- we're beyond flattered that you chose to celebrate with us! All the best, -Leigh and Alan More 

Bettendorf, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I found the H.S. Clay House online while searching for wineries and accommodations near St. Louis. It was even better than pictured on the website! Everything about it (and our wonderful hosts) was full of character and charm. Leigh and Alan were friendly and welcoming, making us feel right at home. We were a little nervous about... More 

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

Chrissy, thank you so much for the kind words. It's reviews like this that remind us why we love what we do. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your husband, and we're so thrilled to hear that you so enjoyed your stay with us. Again, we can't thank you enough for the wonderful review, and we hope to... More 

Chatham, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leigh and Alan did everything they could to make our stay special and we throughly enjoyed getting to know them! The rooms and bathrooms were all clean. The breakfasts were out of this world amazing! Peach soup & pepper corn maple glazed candied bacon...omg amazing!! Can't wait to come back someday!

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Nicci! We are so glad that you all enjoyed the two days that you were here. It was a pleasure meeting all of you! We hope to see you pull up again in your bright red jeep soon. :) Take care and safe travels, -Leigh and Alan More 

Chesterfield, Missouri
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Husband I were celebrating our 17th year anniversary at the HS Clay B and B, there were a number of couples also celebrating love and marriage this weekend. One particular event stands out and we will never patronize this place again. During the communal breakfast all the couples were seated and socializing and enjoying the morning. During the meal... More 

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

Jarred and Linda, we can't tell you how sorry we are for making you feel uncomfortable or unwelcome at our place. We fear that you may have not gotten the full context of the conversation and thus misinterpreted what was being said. The discussion we shared with the young couple and the other guests was one of mutual respect and... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love this place. We stayed in the spacious Turret Suite which is awesome as you can smell the breakfast cooking in the private bathroom. Love the private balcony and the peaceful stay. The nightly appetizers and welcome punch set the mood and are unlike anything available at other locations. The breakfast is known around town for its very high quality... More 

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

We can't wait to have you back, Eric! We so, so appreciate your amazing reviews of our place. It's always such a pleasure to host you, and we can't tell you how much we appreciate your kind words. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers! -Leigh and Alan More 

Nixa, Missouri
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I am so glad to have found the HS Clay as the spot to enjoy peace and quiet needed to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. We stayed in the Cottage and just loved the privacy and the ambience. Wish we could have stayed an extra night to swim in their beautiful pool and explore the home even more. The food... More 

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

Joyce, we're so glad you and your husband had such a pleasant stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure to host you both, and we can't tell you how much we appreciate the review. Please come back again soon! All the best, -Leigh and Alan More 

Peoria, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Allen and Lee (the host and hostess) are so wonderful! They love the hospitality aspect of a B&B and their HOME shows it from the time and details they share with their guests. Allen out does himself with each meal and home made cookies in the cookie jar each day! Lee puts the sparkle on the weekend with her bubbly... More 

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Leigh B, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

Pam, it was absolutely our pleasure to host you. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We can't tell you how much we appreciate you taking the time to leave this review -- can't wait to have you back in the future! All the best, Leigh and Alan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

On the last night of a six day bike trip on the Katy Trail six of us stayed at this delightful B&B in Augusta. It was terrific: pool, hot top, great hosts and a fantastic breakfast. Indeed a spectacular gourmet breakfast. I recommend it to all!

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ClayHouse, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

You don't know how much your kind words mean to us! I am so glad that the six of you had such a great time! It's good to know that what you've worked so hard to create is actually felt by others. I guess since you've mentioned the breakfast and it being so good, Alan will have to have a... More 

Malvern
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

If you like interesting places to stay you can't miss this gem in small town Augusta. Owners, Leigh and Alan, go out of their way and beyond with comfort and amenities to make this an experience you won't soon forget. The Americana decor of antique collectibles is one of the best I've ever seen. You can look at the rooms... More 

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ClayHouse, Owner at H. S. Clay House B & B and Guest Cottaage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are both so glad that you enjoyed the antiques that we've so painstakingly collected through the years. It's obvious that my husband has a passion for American history and it's always nice to reassure male guests that it's not a "girly" atmosphere here and that there is something for everyone. Of... More 

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