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Gathering Place

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606 S. College Ave., Columbia, MO 65201
Gathering Place
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gathering Place is a very updated, spacious B&B owned and run by the University of Missouri. It is adjacent to campus and only a short walk to The District, the heart of Columbia and Mizzou dining and nightlife. The staff are very attentive and friendly, and provide an opportunity to interact with some University students. The breakfast is right... More 

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Nixa, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here due to its proximity to downtown Columbia; there is free and secure parking provided at this property. I believe we had the most affordable accommodation and I was pleasantly surprised by how spacious it was. The room was also very clean, the bed was comfortable, and the shower had good pressure (although water is soft). We liked... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to stay in Columbia. It is an amazing bed and breakfast next to campus. I had the best night's sleep and breakfast was incredible. I enjoyed meeting the other guests and Deb, the innkeeper, makes this a warm but not intrusive stay. And for those worried about being that close to campus, they have their... More 

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San Jose, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Such an inviting place to spend time. Deb and her staff are wonderfully welcoming and helpful. Stayed in the downstairs room this time, and it was huge and comfortable. Even with a blizzard outside, I was toasty inside! Breakfast was yummy. Love the location. Can't imagine staying elsewhere! Very professionally run, and just plain fun to enjoy. I feel like... More 

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Warrenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My wife and I loved the Literature room. Deb was gracious and friendly, even though we arrived about 30 minutes early. Room as clean, breakfast was filling and delicious. Beautiful property inside and out. As soon as we sat down for breakfast staff was right there waiting on us and attentive to our needs. Wonderful stay and will definitely be... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A marvelous bed & breakfast with luxurious accommodations, excellent service, and delicious food. The rooms are huge and comfortable with many amenities. The manager of the inn and staff are very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Dallas, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Here's what we loved and why we gave Gathering Place five stars: WALKABILITY-was able to walk all over campus, including Farout Field and Harpos; COMFORT-stayed in the Literature which had a sitting area with two recliners that felt fabulous after so much walking; DELICIOUS BREAKFAST-able to choose off a menu the night before and it was wonderful; ECONMICAL-nearly half the... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
20 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

So a friend and I were riding the Katy Trail and took the spur trail to Columbia because we thought it would be cool to visit a college town. And we booked this B&B. WHAT a great choice. We found it without problems and stored our bikes on the back covered patio. We were welcomed and introduced to the house... More 

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just back from a great weekend visiting friends at Mizzou, and 3 of us stayed at The Gathering Place. All of us agreed it would be our first choice for lodging in Columbia in the future. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, the staff is friendly, helpful, accommodating, and made us feel very welcome. It's in a very convenient location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a very beautiful and luxurious high quality B&B owned by the University of Missouri and staffed by students from the hospitality program. It is conveniently located across the street from the university with nearby frat houses and walking distance to the charming downtown area with its many restaurants, bars and shops. The Katy Trail is easily accessible and... More 

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