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Ophelias Restaurant & the Inn at Ophelias

201 N. Main , Independence, MO 64050 USA (Show map)

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The Inn @ OPHELIA'S... Ideally located above Ophelia's restaurant. A boutique hotel, seven rooms and one suite. Perfect for the business or pleasure traveler. Located on the historic Independence Square where the Westward trails began and President Truman called home. The Independence Square has been recently revitalized. With a great selection of restaurants, shops, bowling, movie theater, salons, Pilates studio and the Truman Library near by you can't go wrong. It's a great weekend getaway or if you are doing business at the Jackson County Courthouse or with the City.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.1
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.4

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Ophelia's on the square

4.0 on October 19, 2014

Super cute area with shopping nearby featuring the courthouse at the center of the square. Parking is on the street or in a lot about a block away, however this is not well indicated. When we first arrived, there was a bit of panic because they put someone else into our room (the King Suite) not realizing they had more than 1 reservation (?). Nevertheless, we were planning on eating dinner anyway, which we did while they were sorting out the room situation. Breakfast requests need to be filled out by 9pm- we made the deadline on the first day and had a wonderful meal. The 2nd day we got in late, but the staff that were working early made us our breakfast without the request, which was very nice of them, but not the same quality as the first day. The room was lovely, the bed super comfy. The remote/TV/Satellite/cable were not synching well, but we weren't there to watch TV anyway! Everyone was very nice, but I dinged them on the room mix up and on the value, as I don't believe $167/night when only 2 rooms were taken is reasonable. Regarding the dining experience: the waitstaff made sure to tell us that we were at the only 5 star restaurant around. When I ordered wine, the bottle was opened and the glass generously filled-no offer to taste before the pour, and no room left in the glass for aeration. Basics for any 3+ star establishments. The food was wonderful, delicious and presented well.

Gorgeous, very private room…but service could be better

4.2 on October 02, 2014

As we were celebrating our anniversary, we were excited that this B&B would have more privacy, however the service was terribly disappointing. We booked the corner suite online but the owner didn't put our reservation in the book onsite, so the restaurant staff wasn't expecting us. That made our check-in awkward and uncomfortable. We were looking forward to the 4pm snack as the restaurant menu I had seen online looked interesting but we couldn't dine there for dinner because we had other plans. Unfortunately, we could never find the snack. There wasn't a menu in the room either and we ended up ordering food elsewhere. It's a lovely idea, having the rooms above the restaurant and the room was very clean, quiet and GORGEOUS, but for the price the service needs to be much, much better.

Pleasantly suprised

5 on September 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a quick getaway weekend. We were pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness of the rooms and the quality of the inn. We had dinner Friday night in the restaurant and it was wonderful. Saturday breakfast had several choices for us. The Sunday brunch was absolutely amazing. This inn is a little unique... kinda like a hybrid of a boutique hotel and a B&B. We enjoyed the stay and will be back.

Best experience ever!

5 on August 22, 2014

We got my son and new daughter in law this room for their wedding night, as the chapel where they married was down the street, and also had the reception dinner at the inn's restaurant. It was outstanding!! Everything went without a hitch, staff was accommodating, and the dinner was divine. My daughter in law said it was the best meal she had ever had at a restaurant, and the whole experience provided for a stress free event and memory! Thanks, Ophelias!!

Excellent Service

4.6 on June 04, 2014

Although there was an issue with the reservation for our suite, the management team more than made up for it.

Loved our stay!

4.6 on May 31, 2014

Our room was beautiful as well as spacious and comfortable. It had everything we needed from the fridge and microwave to the single serving coffee maker. The staff were friendly and helpful. They made us feel like we were family. The restaurant serves fresh, we'll crafted, delicious dishes. Sunday brunch is a must!

Very nice stay

4.0 on April 16, 2014

We were given dinner and night stay as a gift. We thoroughly enjoyed the meal and live music. The room was nice and clean. The stay included the Sunday brunch which was exceptional. We will stay again.

Beautiful Room & Location; not a traditional B&B

3.8 on October 26, 2012

Breakfast is not their priority. It's really a set of lovely rooms, but you go to their restaurant for a breakfast, which is OK, but not special.

Pleasant, Kind of a Let-Down

2.6 on August 14, 2012

The room was nice, and generally what we expected. We definitely felt like the minimal interaction we had with staff didn't seem as warm as a typical B&B; the manager seemed more involved with the restaurant side of the business than the inn. At no time did we feel like there was great service, but it's also not like there was anything significant lacking. We just felt like we were on our own, not being taken care of by a B&B atmosphere.

Passing through Independence, MO

4.6 on July 30, 2012

Most B and B's are situated in a large house away from town,butOphelia's is right on the square. With great service, rooms, and dining all right there, it was a great experience, especially when the temperatures outside reached 105 degrees!

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Rooms & Rates

Room 110

Room 110 features a great view of the historic Independence Square, with LCD tv, desk, wifi, private shower and bath, queen bed, as well as mini fridge and microwave.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Room 111

This room features another great view of the historic Independence Square with all your comforts at hand. LCD tv, wifi, desk, lounge couch, full dresser, microwave, and fridge. A good night sleep on a queen bed will help you get up and ready for the activities and food available on the square.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Suite 112

Our features a larger layout with half oval couch and coffee table. Two tvs are at your demand with comcast cable. Our suite also features a jacuzzi tub and different view of the Independence Square

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Room 113

This room is a smaller more personal room that features all amendities as well as full handicap shower, and bathroom. Also is a low comfortable chair available to make sitting down easier.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Room 114

Our room 114 is perfect for the couple who loves to read with two chairs and end table that are perfect for reading. All amendities are still available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Room 115

This room features darker tones with cool lighting and with a great comfortable feeling.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Room 116

This room is more popular of the 8 rooms available because of the seating and lighting. Light colors, and bigger space.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Room 117

Room 117 sits directly next to the seating and lounge area where internet, fax, printer, games, and books are avaiable.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125


Location Type

City, Downtown


Kansas City, MO (MCI) 25 miles

Directions to property:

From I -70 highway: take Noland Rd exit, go North to Truman Rd (approx. 7 min), take a Left on Truman rd to Main Street, take a left, located at the end of the block on your left

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Unique shops and gourmet grocery store, 15 minutes from several casinos, 15 minutes from Kansas City, Mo, 5 minutes from Truman library, central to all Truman & historical sites, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Urban Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, CD player, Ceiling fans, Conference Rooms, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Piano, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Breakfast is made fresh in the dining in Ophelia's, A light snack is set out at 4:00pm

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Gym available on request, Spa amenities can be booked for customer, great restaurants, 15 minutes from Kansas City, Mo, Truman Library, hisotorical sights, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 12:00 noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card needed to hold the room. No deposit required.
  • Cancellations: Please give 48 hours notice of cancellation to avoid charges. The room will be charged to your credit card if you do not cancel.



Ken & Cindy McClain

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

OPHELIA'S Restaurant & INN is located on the Independence Square. The restaurant is European | American Cusine with a Twist. Casual Fine Dining. We offer banquet facility for weddings, receptions and gatherings of all types.

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  • Time Served: delivered at 7:00am
  • Serving Location: On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


201 N. Main , Independence, MO 64050 USA (Show map)

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