The White Garden Inn

6194 Brown Road, Oxford, Ohio 45056
Innkeeper(s): John and Linda Alexander
  • Introduction

    A beautiful Victorian-style bed and breakfast, The White Garden Inn is located two miles from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

    Guests can take in a breath of fresh air on the Inn's wraparound verandah or gazebo that overlooks many gardens on nearly all of the five acres of property. An all-white garden lies directly in the backyard and serves as the signature attraction.

    Five spacious bedrooms, all with their own private bath and different garden theme, extend throughout this 9,000 square foot home.

    The White Garden Inn - Oxford, Ohio


    • Credit cards are accepted
    • The Inn is a nonsmoking home
    • The Inn allows children 12 and older

    Full, warm breakfasts at The White Garden Inn often include treats like stuffed French toast, quiche, blueberry pancakes, soufflés, southwestern egg casseroles and an abundance of fresh fruit. A variety of coffees and juices also accompany the meal, which is server elegantly in a large dining room complemented by a six foot circular glass top table resting on a huge cypress tree trunk.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to John and Linda Alexander for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Visiting Miami of Ohio University or students at Miami

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Our inn is noted for its spacious and grand bedrooms, fabulous gardens and fully cooked breakfast.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    People come to check out Miami of Ohio University.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "It's like staying with friends."

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    There is a 2,200 acre State Park ( Heuston Woods) one mile from our Inn with camping, boating and Golf.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Think about college sports, museums and antique shops.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    A championship golf course

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Kona Bistro - good food, good size servings and reasonable pricing

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have five rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets.


  • Activities

    Fine Arts, Museums and Theatre

    Miami University Summer Theatre

    The village Playhouse, The Center for Performing Arts 
    A delightful touch to a hot summer evening, box office 513-529-3200
    Miami University Art Museum - 801 South Patterson Avenue with more than 7,000 square feet of exhibition space, five galleries with changing exhibitions and a diverse permanent collection ranging form ancient sculpture, graphics, decorative art, African, PreColumbian and the Charles M. Messer Leica Camera Collection. Free admission 513-529-2232.
    The Black Covered Bridge
    Just off State Route 732 North. A 206 foot span built over Four Mile Creek in 1870 (recently restored). 
    Bunker Bebb Preserve - 174 acres in Morgan Township off State Route 126 (20 minutes form Oxford. Pioneer Village includes log home, 1850 covered bridge, picnic sites, playgrounds, and nature trails. 

    Outdoor Pursuits

    Pater Park Wildlife Area - 34 acres Reily-Millville Road in Reily Township (15 minutes from Oxford) call Metro Parks 513-867-5835. 
    Hueston Woods State Park - 3,596 acres off Brown Road (10 minutes from Oxford). More than 200 acres of protected land and Action Lake with 1,500 t. beach, 10 miles of hiking trails, 6 miles of bridle trails and a horseman's staging area. Picnic areas, nature center, nature programs, bike rental, boat rental, and ramps. 


    Goggin Ice Arena - Corner of Tallawanda and High Streets. Public skating and full-size hockey rink home to the Miami RedHawks Hockey Team 513-529-3343. 
    Oxford Bowling Lanes - 4340 Oxford-Reily Road 513-523-9054. 
    Princess Movie Theater - 10-12 North Beech Street513-523-2188. 
    Hueston Woods Golf Course - Off Brown Road in Hueston Woods State Park. 18 holes, 7,005 yards, par 7, championship golf course The White Garden Inn is located only 1 minute from the course 513-523-8081. 


  • Directions to The White Garden Inn

    From the Northeast

    1. I-70 to U.S. Route 127 South to State Road 73 West to U.S. 27 North
    2. Follow 27 North through town to College Ave
    3. Turn right. At the botton of the hill, College Ave. becomes Brown Road
    4. We are 2 miles on the right

    From the Northwest

    1. I-70 to U.S. Route 27 South to Oxford. College Ave. is the second light after crossing city limits
    2. Turn left at College. At the botton of the hill, College Ave. becomes Brown Road. We are 2 miles on the right.

    From the South

    1. I-275 loop West and North to U.S. 27 North to Oxford
    2. Continue through town to College Ave
    3. Turn right. At the botton of the hill, College Ave. becomes Brown Road
    4. We are 2 miles on the right.