Murphin Ridge Inn

750 Murphin Ridge Road , West Union, OH 45693-9734 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


Situated on the edge of the Appalachian foothills in Adams County, Ohio, the Murphin Ridge Inn and its surrounding 140 acres nestle you in the comfort of the countryside. No matter what the season, the Ridge is awash with color. The Inn offers a cozy stopping place in beautiful, natural surroundings. We invite you to explore our wooded trails and take along a picnic lunch prepared by our chef. Enjoy a game of tennis or relax by our seasonal pool. Read, nap, or play a game of croquet. If you must leave the Inn, take the short trip to historic Serpent Mound, the surrounding Amish community or other nearby attractions. As the sun sets, join us in our 1820s Farm House for dinner, where our chef prepares delicious, fresh regional cuisine. Then, when the candles dim, stroll back to the Guest House to read and chat with other guests in the great room or retire to one of our cozy, modern guest rooms, custom furnished by southern Ohio's master craftsman, David T. Smith. When the sun beckons, enjoy a full country breakfast in the Farm House before beginning another day. Murphin Ridge Inn is a perfect setting for creative work, writing, and conferences. We strive to cater to all our guests' needs. Whether you come for quiet or companionship, relaxation or inspiration, you will find it at Murphin Ridge Inn.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Reunion Week End

4.8 on August 25, 2016

Had wonderful weekend with grade school friends. Surroundings great and food and real treat. Even rain not a problem.

Quiet and Relaxing

4.6 on August 23, 2016

My husband and I like to get away in the country. Murphin Ridge was wonderful. It was quiet, relaxing, the food was excellent and the people were very friendly (employees and other guests). We are planning on taking our friends back with us. Pam J Lebanon OH

Perfect Romantic Getaway!

5 on August 17, 2016

I cannot say enough good things about Murphin Ridge Inn. We first stayed last March and absolutely loved it. The cabins are amazing, you cannot ask for anything better. The food is also wonderful. I look forward to the smoked sausage every time we visit. The ribs are also outstanding. As soon as we left last March, we immediately booked another stay for our Anniversary in August. It was nothing short of spectacular again. My wife is already bugging me about getting the next trip on the books.


4.8 on August 12, 2016

The lower rating of "exceeded my expectations" for "Value" is because the cost seems a bit on the pricey side, but it is well worth it! We stayed in one of the Amish-built cabins which are comfortable, cozy, well-appointed, and relatively secluded in their wooded setting. The owners and staff are all friendly and eager to ensure a wonderful stay at this inn. The breakfasts and dinners provided were delicious and well presented. We plan on staying with them again!

wonderful stay!

5 on August 12, 2016

Love this place! Cant wait to go back!!

What a Pleasant Surprise this was

5 on August 08, 2016

Secluded in the hills of Adams County is a wonderful, relaxing bed and breakfast. You have got to check this one out. we hope to return sometime in the near future.

Perfect One Night Getaway from Northern Kentucky

4.6 on August 08, 2016

We decided to get away from our hectic schedule, just the two of us, for one night. We chose Murphin Ridge because it was only about an hour an a half from home, so far enough, but not too far. From the moment we got to Adams County it was perfectly what we were looking for. The pace is much slower here. The cabin was amazing! The grounds are beautiful. We had dinner and breakfast at the property and both were delicious. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We definitely plan to return.

Perfect Retreat

5 on August 05, 2016

The Inn is fantastic. All aspects of our stay were outstanding. My only regret was not staying another night.

Murphin Ridge Inn

4.8 on August 02, 2016

Wonderful stay! Innkeepers and staff were so courteous and accommodating. The surroundings were peaceful and relaxing. Food was delicious. Thanks Paula, Jerry and Margie. .

Love this place!!

5 on August 01, 2016

Went back after 8 years away, took this kids this time. Absolutely so glad to be back and cant wait to get back to the solitude of this spot!

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Location Type



Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati N. Ky.)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Country Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, TV, VCR, Videos, Wired internet

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: weekend, 2 nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations are secured with credit card or check. We charge a deposit equal to one night's stay.
  • Cancellations: Murphin Ridge is a small country inn and our policy is to not overbook rooms or cabins. Reservations cancelled 15 days or less prior to a scheduled stay will result in a loss of the deposit, unless the room or cabin can be rented by the Murphin Ridge Inn. In all cases, a $25.00 handling fee will be charged. Reservations secured with Gift Certificates are treated the same as the above policy, deductions will be made from face value of the certificate. Now shows will be charged full price of lodging for the reserved stay.



Gerald and Paula Schutt

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

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  • Time Served: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Ask our Chef !