The Captain Wohlt Inn

123 E Third Street , Hermann, MO 65041 USA (Show map)
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The Captain Wohlt Inn, Hermann's Premier Historic Inn, features 7 historic buildings with 16 rooms and 2 private guest houses, all located in the heart of the historic district and a short walk to everything in town. Our large lawn, beautiful gardens, charming rooms and first class service make The Captain Wohlt Inn the perfect place to stay when visiting beautiful Hermann, MO.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Anniversary Weekend

5 on May 20, 2017

First time at a Bed n Breakfast, first time in Herrmann, definitely NOT the last time! We came to celebrate our 16 year wedding anniversary and had SUCH a great time and The Captain Wohlt Inn was perfect... perfect location, cute room, beautiful outdoor space! When you see "the best breakfast in town" so many times you start wonder; it REALLY IS The BEST Breakfast... not just in town, maybe ever! We'll be back and we'll also make sure that anytime we hear friends and family talk about needing a weekend vacation, Captain Wohlt Inn will be THE referred Getaway! CHEERS MY FRIENDS! ¿¿¿

The best B&B!!!

5 on May 19, 2017

Loved, Loved, LOVED our stay at the Captain Wohlt Inn B&B this weekend! From the friendly & professional staff, to the homemade cookies every day, delivered fresh to our door. ¿ It was the perfect weekend getaway for my husband & I. Brant (owner) was extremely helpful, and full of knowledge when we showed up with questions about the town of Hermann, & it's wineries. On friday nights, the Captain Wohlt Inn has live Music, relaxing patios, fire pits, smores, hot grilled food and a hammock! Just the relaxation we needed! We will definitely be back, and wouldn't stay anywhere else. Highly recommended!!

Our group was very impressed!

5 on July 30, 2016

Our group of 5 stayed in the Market Street Guesthouse. When we arrived, we were greeted by Brant, the owner, who gave us info about local attractions, along with a plateful of delicious, freshly made cookies. The house had spacious rooms and was very clean, with updated furniture and linens. A hot, generous breakfast arrived in the morning, including some locally made sausage. The grounds are well-maintained with comfortable seating. We had a great time and will be back again!!

First time in Hermann

4.0 on June 17, 2016

Great outdoor space created a very romantic evening setting.


4.8 on March 06, 2016

The experience was #SimplyFabulous from check-in friendliness to cookies in the room, s'mores pit fire and a scrumptious breakfast with wonderful sausage! Highly enjoyable and recommended!

1st time in Hermann and we will definitely be back!

4.8 on January 29, 2016

-We liked how it has an updated setting for the bedroom -Loved that we had our own private bathroom -Host was very informative about local attractions -The breakfast food and staff were amazing!

we love this place.

4.6 on June 01, 2015

Can't say enough. Friendly, relaxing, comfortable, and clean. Had a great time and will be back again.

Great stay!

5 on May 15, 2015

The rooms were very nice. Updated decor, very clean. Breakfast was great, and the staff were very nice and helpful.


3.4 on January 12, 2015

The room was charming, well kept and very clean. We thoroughly enjoyed the city and our stay. My only complaint would be that the owner made promises that weren't kept. He stated that we would receive a meat and cheese tray on our first evening and we did not. When asked where we needed to be for breakfast and at what time, he advised that with the rate we were paying, breakfast would be brought to our room. On the first morning, it was brought to us after we called to inquire. Later that day, we were told if we wanted breakfast the next morning, we needed to be in the dining room at 9:30. The staff was wonderful and the owner seemed very nice, but I don't feel making promises you can't or don't keep is a good way to operate a business.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind words. My staff works very hard and it is nice when it is noticed. I have responded to you personally through email. After reviewing my calls logs and notes, I believe I am responsible for the confusion. Our last minute specials are valid only for guests booking directly with the Inn. Unfortunately there is no other way to note the specifics on the reservation. I have included an offer I hope will make things right. If you would like to discuss any further, please call. Brant Wilkins

- Brant WIlkins (innkeeper)

The Captain Wohlt Inn, Oktoberfest

5 on October 07, 2014

This was not our first stay at the Captain Wohlt Inn. We came here last year during the middle of a week in October and had a great time. The Captain Wohlt was quiet, clean, Brant is very accommodating and breakfast was delicious. The grounds are very well kept and tidy. There's always a small contained fire going to sit around in front of the main house where breakfast is held every morning and smores are consumed just after dusk. You can always meet a friendly face and strike up a little conversation on where to go next on your next expedition when meeting by the chiminea. We stayed in the Peters Suite which we had more room than we needed between my wife and I and our Schnauzer last year. This year, we decided to see what Oktoberfest was like in Hermann. We've read ton of reviews and majority are great! We had such a great time at The Captain Wohlt Inn the first time in 2013, we decided to go back and see if our expectations could be re-met. We did book a little late which was at the beginning of September and the only room left was the Wine Cellar. Now, it was a wine cellar and there are no windows except on the front doors to the room. I can see why someone may feel a little claustrophobic in the wine cellar but I thought it was quite cozy. It did have a small shower but it was very clean, comfortable bed, refrigerator, keurig for coffee and tea, television and historical books to read about Hermann. But apparently the house and wine cellar was built by John Siedler in 1858 after the street was chiseled out of the hill and many productive and successful wine growers lived in the house for years to come. Just to think about how many bottles, gallons and barrels of wine moved to and from that room is mind blowing. Just give Brant a call and he will accommodate your every need while staying at The Captain Wohlt Inn. The Winkelmans

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Rooms & Rates

Deluxe Queen

These large rooms were remodeled in 2015 and feature a modern monochromatic color scheme, all new furniture and bedding! In addition, each room is equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave and Smart flat screen T.V.s. Room rate includes the Best Breakfast in Town each morning!

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $250

Whirlpool Suite

This Whirlpool Suite features a private entrance, kitchenette, 200 year old stone wall, fireplace and a two person whirlpool tub. Located on 3rd St., in the Heart of the Historic District, this suite gives you privacy while being able to enjoy the large lawn and beautiful gardens of our property, an easy walk to everything in town and the Best Breakfast in Town!

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

Nightly Rate: $225 - $375

Von Geminden Guest House

This amazing two story Victorian is located across the street from the amphitheater, in the Heart of the Historic District, just two blocks from Till Mill Brewery, three from Hermannhof Winery, and an easy walk to all in town. It features four bedrooms, three Kings and one Queen, each with their own bath, a full kitchen with half bath, dining room and living room with a Queen sleeper sofa. In addition, out back, you will find a covered patio with gas BBQ grill, fire-pit and plenty of seating to enjoy a wonderful evening with friends or family. A hearty homemade breakfast featuring farm fresh eggs and local sausage and meats is delivered each day! Ask about a private dinner cooked just for you!

  • Maximum Capacity: 10
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 3 King , 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $600 - $1200

The English Suite

Located on the first floor of the Captain's Neighbor, this elegant suite, decorated in sunny yellow, blue and white, provides many amenities for a romantic getaway. The huge bedroom features a king-sized bed, cozy sitting area, cable TV, and an electric fireplace. The gracious bathroom includes a whirlpool for two, extra large shower, and heated towel rack. With its own microwave and refrigerator, it is the perfect place to spend a romantic evening, or better yet a weekend away from the world. As with all our rooms, the Best Breakfast In Town is included each day across the street in Captain Wohlt's Home!

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

Nightly Rate: $179 - $275

Attic Room

Recently remodeled (2015), this Attic room now features a more modern grey tone-on tone color scheme, new furniture, Serta Full mattresses, mini-fridge/ microwave, flat screen TV's and private baths. Comfortable chairs allow our guests to relax after enjoying our wonderful town. This room is on the third floor. The rooms were built into what was once the attic of Captain Wohlt’s house, and they are delightful smaller rooms, with charming gable windows, sloping ceilings, and showers built into the darling bathrooms. As with all our rooms, the Best Breakfast In Town is included each day! Note: Because of the dormer ceiling, these rooms are not recommended for people over 5' 10" tall.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $175

Deluxe Queen1

These large rooms were remodeled in 2015 and feature a modern monochromatic color scheme, all new furniture and bedding! In addition, each room is equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave and Smart flat screen T.V.s. Room rate includes the Best Breakfast in Town each morning!

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

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Location Type

Countryside, Small town, Wine country


St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) 75 miles

Directions to property:

U.S. Hwy 70. South on Hwy 19, from west, from east. Hwy 44 west to Hwy 100, west to Hermann. From south, Hwy 19 north into Hermann

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, Nature area, Adventure zip line., The state's best wineries!, Local sausage makers., Local artisit co-op., Missouri river canoe trips., Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Ironing Board, Parking, Walk to mass transit, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Beautiful lawn and gardens., Multiple outdoor seating areas with fire pits., The best cookies in town., The best breakfast in town!, Lawn Games., Bicycle storage.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Kitchenette, Microwave, Outdoor grilling, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Great Festivals, Wine Trails, Historic Sites, Buildings, Bicyling - Katy Trail, Canoe the Missouri River, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3-6 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children are welcome in an of the private entrance suites.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required 1 small dog allowed in some rooms.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Minimums stays required for weekends and festivals.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Full payment required at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations made prior to 30 days of arrival date receive a full refund minus a 10% handling fee. For cancellations made inside of 30 days prior to your arrival date, a gift certificate will be issued for the full amount minus a 10% cancellation fee good for any non-holiday Sunday- Thursday night stay. Cancellations inside of 7 days will receive no refund. Changes of reservation date or early departures are treated as cancellations and will carry the same policy stated above.
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Brant WIlkins

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  • Time Served: 8-9am
  • Serving Location: Dining room of the Inn, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

The Best Breakfast In Town!
We serve a two course breakfast in the dining room of Captain Wohlt's Home each morning featuring fresh squeezed juice, farm fresh eggs from our friends at Wil Farm as well as local sausage from the Hermann Wursthaus and the Swiss Meat Company


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