Welcome to the Inn on Crescent Lake, located in historic Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Only 30 miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City International Airport, the Inn is perfectly situated for a relaxing weekend getaway and provides an excellent lodging alternative to business travelers. The stately three-story 1915 Georgian Colonial mansion sits on 22 acres and is surrounded by two crescent-shaped ponds, historically known as Crescent Lake. The Inn was meticulously renovated in 1997. While the architectural integrity of the Inn was preserved, all of the rooms were completely modernized.
4.8 on September 18, 2017
We met here for our annual cousin's weekend, so family and cousin's came in from all over.What a beautiful mansion! All of our rooms were fabulous. The Inn itself is very relaxing, quiet and elegant. Our hosts were the best and the food was yummy!! It was a great location to visit all the nearby wineries. Thank you Craig & Beverly for putting up with all of us and making it such a memorable experience.
5 on September 14, 2017
A very relaxing place! The rooms are extremely clean and comfortable. The service was fast and courteous. The food is outstanding. I could not give a higher recommendation!
4.6 on September 05, 2017
This was our second stay , we really enjoy the property and the mansion is beautiful. Room are always clean . And well maintained property. Always treated well, and made to feel at home . We will be back . Want to try the Tuscany room next .
5 on August 29, 2017
My husband surprised me with a getaway for our 16th Wedding Anniversary here and it was the most romantic place we had ever celebrated it at. Everything was fantastic!! We love it and will be back. Vicky and Kevin
5 on August 28, 2017
We loved staying at the Inn last weekend! The room was spotless and so comfortable. I have never had such soft sheets and blankets in an Inn or hotel! Beverly and her husband are perfect hosts and the breakfast was gourmet!!! Peaceful setting that I would recommend to everyone!!!
5 on August 08, 2017
We celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary in the garden room. The Crescent room would have been our first choice, but it was already booked. I opted for the Anniversary package and paid $15 extra for an early 130pm check- in. Craig greeted us at the door of the Mansion and allowed us to tour the place. You could not make a bad choice with any of the rooms here. When we arrived at our room the Anniversary package was awaiting us, a bouquet of roses and lilies, Champaign on ice, and chocolate covered strawberries. Our room also had a private patio with a hot tub. Breakfast, pool, lake, and grounds were wonderful. Beverly and Craig are wonderful friendly people. Best B and B we have stayed at. Much Thanks!
4.4 on August 08, 2017
Gorgeous historical mansion built in the early 1900's by a lumber baron. The Inn on Crescent Lake sits on a large green lawn, surronded by 2 jade green crescent shaped bodies of water. The interior is decorated beautifully and is a comforatable environment to sit and drink the beverage of your choice while enjoying the many photo albums on the massive coffee table. Breakfast is served to you at 9 each morning and delicious. Many other services and perks are offered. The owners are friendly and accommodating. It is a perfect location for a romantic getaway with your love one.
4.8 on July 31, 2017
My husband and I had not tried a bed and breakfast before. When we walked in the place we were very impressed by its historic charm! The rooms at the Inn on Crescent Lake are beautiful and very relaxing! We also enjoy doing activities outside. At this bed and breakfast you can enjoy the pool, hot tub, paddle boats on the lake, and walking trails. So glad we had our first bed and breakfast experience here!!!! :)
5 on July 29, 2017
Enjoyed our stay very much. We had the Tuscany Suite which was very clean and spacious. The inn keepers very very friendly and accommodating. We plan on staying here again the future and will definitely recommend it to our friends and family.
5 on July 26, 2017
This was a fantastic place to begin our married life! We stayed in the Tuscany Suite and were not disappointed. It was quiet and clean and our breakfast which was requested to be brought to the room was amazing and delivered on time! We also enjoyed a walk around the grounds and a paddle boat ride in the lake. Our 2nd breakfast in the solarium was delicious. The inn keepers are professional and friendly and they made us feel right at home. We would definitely recommend this place for anything from a honeymoon to a relaxing weekend away from home! Thank You Craig and Beverly!
The Cottage is a large private bungalow that offers a feeling of warmth and tranquility to anyone traveling to the area or those looking for a reasonable vacation rental for their Missouri getaway. The building originally was the estate’s carriage house. It now is a romantic two-story bungalow that will be your “home away from home.” The first floor includes a kitchen, dining area, a tile-topped breakfast bar, half-bath, and cozy living room. Kitchen amenities include a microwave, coffee maker, and full-size refrigerator. (Please note: For guest safety, no cooking capabilities are available in the Cottage.) The second floor features original hardwood floors, a king-sized bed, sitting area, an two-person Jacuzzi tub, and custom walk-in shower. Each level offers a TV, with a DVD player on the first level.Guests who stay in the Cottage may choose to have breakfast delivered at no additional fee or be served breakfast in the inn’s sun-drenched solarium.
This two-room suite at the Inn on Crescent Lake provides the ultimate in privacy and seclusion with its location in the Pool House. Beautiful views of the lake and pool, a vaulted ceiling, and Tuscan decor combine to create the feeling of being in your own personal European paradise. The king-sized bed is quite comfortable and the in-room two-person corner Jacuzzi tub is spacious. This room also offers a mini-fridge for convenience. In the bathroom’s sitting area, you can enjoy reading a book on the futon that looks out over the lake. The large walk-in shower provides a most relaxing experience. The Tuscany also has its own parking space just steps from the room’s entry.
Perhaps the most intriguing and eclectic space that we offer at the Inn on Crescent Lake, the three-room Crescent Suite features all the romance and old world charm found in a 100-year-old mansion. Lie back on the king-sized mahogany sleigh bed, and enjoy the moonlight streaming through the stained glass skylight overhead. The separate sitting room contains an oversized two-person Jacuzzi tub in the corner by windows that provide views of the pool area. The sitting area also has a club chair, television, and daybed located in the dormer window. The bathroom includes the mansion’s original tub as a refurbished claw-foot tub/shower combination.
Decorated to be a romantic and inviting space, the Ballroom at the Inn on Crescent Lake is ideal for your long-awaited weekend getaway, anniversary, or honeymoon. This room, located on the Mansion’s third floor, offers an idyllic combination of space, luxury, and romantic touches. The Ballroom provides a number of cozy nooks to curl up in and read or enjoy the views. Linger between the sheets of the king-sized canopy bed, relax in the beautiful two-person Jacuzzi tub, or savor the spacious walk-in marble shower in the bathroom. This expansive suite also includes a secluded sitting area with table and chairs nestled by an electric fireplace, or perch on the cozy loveseat to watch a DVD or listen to CDs.
Located on the first floor of the mansion, this room is one of our most popular because of its great extras. Gaze at the moon and stars from your own private outdoor hot tub! Or enjoy a colorful show as many different species of birds gather at a feeder located mere steps from the old-fashioned country porch by your private entrance. The bathroom includes a walk-in shower with a built-in bench seat. The queen-sized bed invites to you settle in for a little longer. This room also is ADA compliant, with a ramp providing access to the entryway.
The name and décor of this elegant room conjure up images of romantic destinations! It features a oversized corner Jacuzzi tub for two in the bedroom, a queen-sized mahogany sleigh bed, and a sitting area for two, all surrounded by walls painted in rich, warm, luxurious colors. The black-and-white tile motif in the bathroom creates a background that lends visual drama to the red claw-foot tub, perfect for a long, hot soak. If the tub doesn’t appeal, the walk-in shower custom-built in black tile will fill the bill. Look out the windows and see a gorgeous view of the gazebo, the pool and the ponds!
The soft gold walls embrace pictures of France and the Tour d'Eiffel. Close your eyes and you will imagine yourself in a Parisian Hotel. This room can be set as either two twin beds or a king bed. Sit in one of the two luxurious velvet chairs and enjoy the views of the pool, pond, and front lawn. The bath features a standard whirlpool tub with a luxurious glass block shower enclosure.
Featuring hand-painted antique white on ivory striped walls that many guests mistake for fine wallpaper, the Stripe is a romantic, comfortable room. Two pearl-white cloth club chairs are located by the two windows overlooking the estate’s gated entry. From there you can enjoy sweeping views of the manicured front lawn as you catch up on your leisure reading. The bed is a mahogany king-sized sleigh bed with a luxurious comforter that whispers “Linger…linger…” to you. If you’re looking to unwind, draw a hot bath and soak away any stresses in an old-fashioned claw-foot tub/shower combination.
The original master bedroom of the mansion, the McCleary Room was the bedroom of Dr. and Mrs. Aretus McCleary. This room conjures up the elegance of the early 20th century with a mirrored armoire in one corner and plenty of room to move around. A mahogany king-sized sleigh bed dominates this space, which also includes a comfortable sitting area with two tall wingback chairs and great views out over the water and Ice House. Early risers will love the eastern exposure that allows sunlight to stream into the room. Chase the tension from your tired muscles with some time in the standard-sized Jacuzzi tub in the tiled bathroom. Small details in the room, such as old medicine boxes, take you back to the time when Dr. McCleary’s clinic was the largest of its kind in the world.
Our most affordable room, the Emerald Rose features a queen-size wrought-iron bed and original hardwood floors. The bath has a claw-foot tub/shower combination and a converted antique washbasin. You’ll love the romantic feel and decor of the room and the lovely view of the pool and ponds outside your windows. An elevated shelf that circles the entire room once was the course for the model train of Dr. McCleary’s grandson. Now it is the repository of an enchanting variety of curios, with rope lighting.
Countryside, Lakefront, Secluded, Small town
Kansas City, MO (MCI) 36 miles
Directions from I-35:Follow I-35 N to exit 20 (Excelsior Springs via Hwy. 69). Follow Hwy. 69 10 miles into town. In town, exit onto Hwy. 10. Turn right at Corum Road (the first traffic light on Hwy. 10). Follow Corum Road to Hwy. H. Turn left on Hwy. H. We are located 4/10 mile down the road on the right.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun, Jesse James Farm, Historic Hall of Waters, historic downtown area, Watkins Woolen Mill State Park, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Rodeo, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel, Mansion
Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Fireplace, Ironing Board, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Pool, Spa, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Hiking trails, Walking paths on site, Paddleboats on site, 7 person hot tub on site, Spa Services on site, Fishing in lakes, Swimming
Beverly and Craig Bohnert
In addition to operating the Inn, Craig and Beverly are regulars on the media services staff for Team USA at the Olympic Games. They are looking forward to spending three weeks in Rio in August 2016!