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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just recently had 9 ladies celebrating a milestone birthday for one in our party! First of all, the entire town of Elsa is adorable...everyone is friendly, the town is spotless, we felt like we were in Mayberry. Our cottages were awesome. Deborah and Tim went so out of there way to accommodate us. Every night they prepared us a...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to be with friends. The cottages were beautiful and the owners hospitality was exceptional. I highly recommend the B&B. It was so close to beautiful parks and 15 to Godfrey and 10 to Grafton. Right on the Mississippi River. Great time.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could not have had a better time! Southern hospitality in the middle of the country. Deb and Tim Smith were so thoughtful, helpful, and sweet to us. The extra touches were much appreciated. Bon fires out back, the best breakfasts you will EVER eat, the charming and comfortable rooms, and too much too see and do which means we...

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Alton, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was an absolute treat! Tim and Deborah were wonderful hosts. We live in a nearby town, but I needed a get away to do a little writing for my book. Tim greeted me when I arrived and made sure that I was settled into the Garden Room...it was perfect! I loved the claw foot tub! Deborah soon arrived...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Anna, thank you for your sweet kindness. You live a very busy life and I appreciate you taking a moment to write such a thoughtful review. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and your husband ... felt like we could have been friends from long ago. We look forward to many other visits. I love your passion for writing...

Quincy, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elsah is a beautiful little town hiding in the bluffs of the Mississippi. And the Cottage adds even more charm to it! Deborah and Tim were fantastic hosts. Made us feel right at home. The room we stayed in was the Attic Room and it was extremely cozy! All in all the trip was a memorable one and was made...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your sweet comments. I love our little "hidden away" village, and so happy you loved it as well. You are a lovely couple and I hope we stay in touch. Love is ... your story, your future. Sincerely, Deborah

Edwardsville, Illinois
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Deborah and Tim were amazing hosts, they make you feel at home and have such unique extra touches that make the stay memorable. Deborah is such a great host, gave us a walking tour of town and it's history, her enthusiasm is infectious, my husband being a photographer and I love history enjoyed it immensely. Our stay was new years...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. I am thrilled you felt at home : ) The walking tour was as much a joy to me as to you ... I love our little village and I love to show off our little "treasures". Please share your photos on facebook or better yet, email them to us or bring them in...

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Well I am not sure if I have still ever stayed at a Bed & Breakfast. We stayed in the Carriage House which is much more than a bedroom. It is a 100+ year old building that served as a carriage repair shop for many years, the flooring is original and has a lot of character to it. The building...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I am so glad you enjoyed the Buggy Shop House, which some people call the Carriage House. All six of you were great guests and hope to see you again in the near future. The wooded back yard backing up to the creek and bluff is absolutely beautiful in the summer and fall. The...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed December 12, 2016

I have stayed at the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn several times in the last few years and I love it more each time!! Deborah and Tim are the perfect hosts and bend over backwards to make you feel welcome. There are so many thoughtful touches in each of the rooms and the decor is darling. The breakfasts are delicious and...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Jennifer and family, thank you for your kind review. It is easy for Tim and I to pamper our guests, especially when they are as kind and thoughtful as you are. You are like family to us so there will always be a place for you ..... Can't imagine you in Elsah and not staying with us. See you again...

Poway, California
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This was the first time I had ever stayed in a Bed and Breakfast in the United States. Deb was so welcoming and accommodating. She made us feel like part of the family. It felt like home while we were visiting the area and moving my son into college. She gave us directions and a map to help us find...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Wendy, it was an absolute pleasure to bake the chocolate chip birthday cookies for your son. I am always just a phone call away ... don't hesitate to call again. Until we see each other again, take care and thank you for such a kind and thoughtful review. Sincerely, Deborah

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We loved staying here. We arrived late and the owner Deb waited up for us and showed us the room. She went out of her way to try to accommodate our vegan diet. We enjoyed meeting other guests around the breakfast table! The beds were good and we could pick a firm or more plush bed in our room. Very...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

My sweet Dutch guests ... thank you for your thoughtful review! I regretted not being able to properly thank you and telling you good bye due to our haste getting to our granddaughter's birthday party. I was happily surprised to see your review and now able to tell you how much we enjoyed you staying with us. I do hope...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the 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 for that special occasion, the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn stands out as a first choice for making memories that last a lifetime. We look forward to having you as our guest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maple Leaf Cottage Inn

Address: 12 Selma St., Elsah, IL 62028
Location: United States > Illinois > Elsah
Price Range: $131 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maple Leaf Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We toured all the rooms, and you cannot go wrong with any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolemyers5, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“Every room is unique!”
 of 5 bubbles T3816YBjenniferb, Dec 12, 2016 | Read review
“The have single and double bed rooms so it is nice for birthdays, weddings or just a romantic getaway for two.”
 of 5 bubbles shamirau, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Attic room is fun for kids or a couple, but for views & space choose a ground room”
 of 5 bubbles 152gailp, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms are for 2 guests, but they offer a buggy house for 6+.”
 of 5 bubbles 439janettes, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
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