Benner House Bed & Breakfast
Welcome to the Benner House Bed and Breakfast! We are located just minutes from Kansas City in Historic Weston, Missouri. The lovely two story house stands proudly at the top of the hill on Main Street. Indulge your senses in a truly romantic, Victorian escape.
Surround yourself with the comfort and gracious ambiance of the very finest bed & breakfast experience. This Queen Anne styled house was built in 1898 by George Shawhan, who owned what we know today as the McCormick Distillery. The home was purchased in the early 1900's by Charles Benner and remained in his family until it was converted to a bed & breakfast in 1986.
The original beauty and elegance has been restored in every room, including the original hand carved oak and beveled glass entrance. Enjoy the summer breeze from the open wrap-around porches on both stories, stroll through the serene perennial & water garden and terraced back yard with a wooded backdrop and stone path leading down to the in-ground pool and deck. Soak your cares away in our private Hydrotherapy hot-tub with a bi-level deck,
Upon arrival, you will be greeted in the reception parlor with the original tiled fireplace that is dated 1902. The formal dining room sparkles with a spectacular Murano-Venetian crystal chandelier. Floor to ceiling length windows fill the sun-splashed solarium. It is furnished with an antique rattan and wicker grouping that creates a realxing and inviting atmosphere. In the winter, the wood burning fireplace will warm your soul and rekindle your romance. Unwind with a good book in the peaceful library complete with a large selection of paperbacks, magazines, board games & cards and a large color television with DVD, all available for your enjoyment.
Our guests will delight in the hospitality bistro. It features a tin ceiling and is decorated with grapes, wine & all that's European. Fresh coffee and tea, snacks & refreshments are made available in this room, along with a microwave oven, full-size refrigerator and a bistro table and chairs.
The inn and guestrooms provide the perfect blend of historic ambiance and modern conveniences available to all guests. Amenities include:
- In Ground Heated Pool (May - Sept.)
- CD/Alarm clock
- Central Heating and Air & Ceiling Fans
- Off Street, Lighted Parking
- Wireless Internet access
- Private Hot Tub
- Iron and board
- His and Hers Bath Robes
- Room Darkening Shades
- Water Softener and Conditioning Throughout the house
- Color TVs with Cable
Benner House breakfasts are designed to imbue everyday life with a sense of celebration. For the unsurpassed romantic experience, luxuriate yourself with a "Romantic Candlelight and Jazz Breakfast" in the formal dining room. Includes a full hot breakfast each morning. Selections will vary from "Fiesta Casserole" to "Champs-Elysees French Toast" and anywhere in between.
Are you looking for the perfect location for baby or bridal showers? Or are you planning your next meeting or office party? We can offer a traditional afternoon tea or accommodate simple get-togethers, family reunions and weekend retreats. Sheri will be happy to assist with all your arrangements including planning and catering. Please call about details.
Activities and Attractions
During your stay, be sure to explore all the local activities and attractions available in Weston and nearby cities. Take a peaceful stroll along tree-lined Main Street and marvel at the areas antebellum homes. Step back in time in the Historic Downtown District to browse through countless antique shops, galleries, or participate in one of the town's various festivals.
If you are simply looking for a relaxing getaway or a romantic escape with the one you love, then you don't have to leave the Benner House at all!! Your hosts, Sheri and Mitchell, will attend to your every need and offer a variety of romance and special occasion packages. They will share their special blend of hospitality to make your stay an unforgettable one.