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Maple Leaf Cottage Inn

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3 Star Hotel
Maple Leaf Cottage Inn has been a beacon for the history and natural splendor that is Elsah, Illinois. We are nestled between the bluffs on the Mississippi River, just a short drive from Alton and Grafton, Illinois. Whether you are looking for a quiet place to relax or a unique setting...
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All reviewsgarden roomfire pitbed and breakfastwash houserooms are beautifully decoratedextra touchesgreat river roadrelaxing staycharming villageother guestsbeyond the call of dutybreakfast was amazingeach eveningdoor knobeach morningcomfortable bedsnext morning
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Accommodations were fantastic, quaint and friendly village nestled in the Bluffs of the great river road. Definitely a must visit for a relaxing and refreshing time. Maple leaf cottage is the way to go....

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

While planning a trip to St. Louis, Missouri, I found the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn and based on the reviews decided that it would be the perfect place for a Mother, Daughter & Daughter, 4- night getaway. I could not have picked a better place...More

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Response from Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage InnResponded January 13, 2018

Sorry for my delayed response because I greatly appreciate my guests' reviews. You ladies were easy to accommodate ... being a small part of this reunion made me very happy. Hoping you will come again ... the fire, food and sunrise will be waiting for...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

Sitting on the bluff in Elsah, watching the river from above, one feels removed from the bustle of the everyday. Worries fade, thoughts settle, and the mind grows present. All of this is facilitated by the golden innkeeper: Debra. She is sweet, loving, and hospitable....More

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Response from Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage InnResponded May 25, 2018

Dan, you are a wonderful human and a beautiful person ... I enjoyed your stay here, especially our conversation with your friends from Washington University sitting around the fire in the evening. You give us great hope for the future - you are doing amazing...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We received a certificate for an overnight here as a Christmas gift. What a delightful place! We stayed in the Washhouse, which was decorated with antique laundry items. Very cute. Breakfast was great and the hosts are lovely people. Very quiet town. Good for a...More

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Response from Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage InnResponded May 25, 2018

Thank you so much! I am so pleased you received a gift certificate to our bed and breakfast - when we have so many 'things', a gift of peace and quiet in Elsah is the perfect place for making new memories. Please come again. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018

Just returned from a two-day stay at this delightful bed and breakfast. Deb and Tim welcomed us like family. They gave us great suggestions on places to go and things to do. Their rooms are beautifully decorated and very clean. Deb’s breakfasts (as well as...More

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Response from Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage InnResponded May 25, 2018

When you return in the Fall I am going to recommend a River Cruise at sunset. You can glide over the Mississippi River and watch a beautiful sunset over the water. Looking forward to your next stay. You are going to love the colors Fall...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$137 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$137 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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June 3, 2015|
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Response from Deborah S | Property representative |
We normally do not allow animals but I have made an accept ion once. It is a case by case issue and we would have to talk about the conditions and so forth. Secondly, about using my kitchen for cooking, that is also... More
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"Wash Room clean and quiet."
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"Talk to Deb about your requirements, she will steer you in the right direction."
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"Every room is an oasis in itself....all guests were eager to show off their rooms to each other."
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"The Wash House and the Buggy House will provide the most privacy."
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