Oft's Bed & Breakfast

11523 North 156th Street PO Box 79, Bennington, NE 68007 USA (Show map)

About

Oft’s Bed & Breakfast is located in the small farm community of Bennington located a few miles northwest of Omaha, Nebraska and near the I-680, I-29 and I-80 corridors. The home is on the National Register of Historic Places. The B&B features two upstream bedrooms, both with private baths in a classical Queen Anne house built in 1910 and remodeled in 2010 to include all the modern conveniences. We offer a full breakfast, featuring homemade bread, our own jams, garden and farm produce. Guests enjoy our wrap-around porch, balcony and lily pond, We're only minutes from downtown Omaha, the home offers a relaxing and peaceful setting of a small town but with the conveniences, attractions and shopping of the big city. Looking for something new to see? Ask about our suggested car tours of: Missouri River Omaha Metro, Railroad, Early Frontier or Mormon attractions. We even have a self-guided walking tour of our historic business district.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Fanciful Omaha Trip!

5 on May 08, 2017

Gordon and Linda are fabulous hosts! The price was just right for everything this bed and breakfast has to offer. Gordon is like a magician in the kitchen, creating the most wonderful food for breakfast - prosciutto wrapped asparagus, poached eggs, strawberry smoothies, raspberry rhubarb crisps, country potatoes, homemade bread and sweets- everything was delicious! The rooms were charming with great updated bathrooms and very clean. Gordon and Linda are great conversationalists and gave great recommendations for things to do in Omaha and surrounding areas, which were only 20 minutes from the bed and breakfast. The house is a historical sight with a champion tree in the yard! Having coffee on their wrap-around porch every day was the perfect way to get the morning started! We highly recommend "stepping back in time" and visiting the Oft bed and breakfast again! - Matt and Liz (Chicago, Il)


Thank You , Wha a great night

5 on October 05, 2014

Gordon and Linda , thank you for allowing Camille and I to share your home. What a beautiful home and so much family history to share with us , we certainly look forward to spending more time with you folks . Very relaxing atmosphere and the rooms are beautiful , We stayed in the "Gordon" room and sat out on the balcony had some wine, cheese , and some very needed rest . I am pleased to have meet you folks as is Camille . We are in the process of making plans for another stay with you . The rooms and all the history took me back to when I used to come back and visit with my Grandparents . Again, Thank You for sharing the beauty of your home with us and your hospitality . I plan on making recommendations to all my family and friends to stay here . My wife and I live less than 15 minutes away and was a very relaxing stay for just one night . Breakfast was Awesome and I am not a breakfast person , Apple and Walnut pancake and sausage , my next stay thinking about requesting Gordon's signature dish Ham bowl ,fried potatoes ,and fresh bread :) Clete and Camille Jackson


Home away from home!

5 on September 02, 2013

Where do I begin? Linda and Gordon are wonderful people. They have a beautiful home that has such much family history. It has been in Gordon's family for a hundred years and he has done such great work keeping it not only in that time frame but current. His breakfast's were delicious. They are both great company and gave us information on things to do in Omaha. Linda is a load of fun to play cards with! Overall they could not have made our girl away from home any more pleasant. I would recommend it to anyone traveling near the Omaha area!


Ahhhh!

5 on August 03, 2013

After long days in the car, and staying at ho-hum motels, I was so happy to arrive at Oft's Bead & Breakfast, and discovering that it lead up to its reputation. A friend had recommended it to me, and she was right. The town, my room, Gordon and Linda, the food, the amenities....it was top notch. I couldn't be happier with my experience.


Happy Anniversary 35 Years

5 on June 24, 2013

We had a wonderful stay. Gordon and Linda are great hosts. Clean and comfortable. Had fresh flowers, thick plush towels, great smelling sheets, loved the history wall, danced to the jukebox. The breakfast was delicious. A well restored 1900's home. 5 stars plus with an atmosphere second to none. You will not be disappointed. A must stay!!!!! S and C from Iowa


Wonderful and hospitable stay! Gourmet breakfast is delicious!

5 on January 06, 2013

Linda and Gordon are wonderful hosts. We stayed on 1/6/13 and had a wonderful stay. The home is a historical turn of the century home full of rich history and character. We stayed in the larger room which had a private bathroom. The other room available has an unattached private bathroom down the hallway. That bathroom has a claw foot tub and older pull-chain toilet. (Very neat!) We awoke in the morning to a fresh pot of coffee and a deliciously prepared breakfast. It was a great way to spend our 9 year anniversary. Thank you for a fabulous stay! Dr. And Mrs. Thomas Rzemyk


History & Breakfast : Great!

5 on December 14, 2012

Great place to stay! Beautiful, comfortable room! Loved the “museum room” and the hallway of history. Enjoyed visiting with Gordon and Linda over an exceptional breakfast! Mary & Greg from Kansas


A wonderful experience!

5 on October 06, 2012

The Muellers were wonderful, warm and friendly hosts. The inn is immaculate and beautifully restored. It was a delightful stay in every way.


Oft's B & B. outstanding in EVERY way!

5 on July 21, 2012

Immaculately clean turn of the century home, gourmet breakfasts, each one a delight for the 6 mornings I woke up to fresh coffee and the smiles of Linda and Gordon Mueller, 4th generation owners of Oft's B & B. My room was delightful, with a fully appointed bathroom a few steps down the hall. Gordon and Linda made my stay a real treat, and their many small kindnesses added up to a wonderful experience. On a scale of 1 to 5 stars I give them a 10!!! They absolutely care about you as an individual, and do all they can to make your stay as comfortable and inviting as possible. Oh, and the sheets are both thick and soft. another bonus!!


In Town for a Wedding

4.2 on June 25, 2012

I had a great two night stay! Gordon and Linda make you feel comfortable and at home in their lovely house. Definitely the best place to stay if you're in the area. Take time to enjoy the delicious food and good conversation at breakfast. I have no complaints!


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Rooms & Rates

Gordon Room

Gordon Room has a king size bed, adjoining bath and direct access to the balcony.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $119 - $119

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Small town

Airport

Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field) 15 miles

Directions to property:

We are located in the small community of Bennington on the southeast corner of Bennington Road and 156th Street, diagonal from the school.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Father Flannigan's Boys Town, Mormon Center (Winter Quarters), Downtown Omaha, Omaha's Olde Market, Henry Doorley Zoo, Qwest Center, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

Board games, Desk, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, Wi-Fi , Historical Displays, Balcony, Formal Parlor, Wrap-around Porch, Off Street parking

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Radio, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Golfing, Antiqueing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4 to 10 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Home is full of family heirlooms.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: $40 for each night stay:
  • Cancellations: Reservations made by major credit card or by deposit. Cancellations must be made 14 days prior to reserved check-in date for full refund. Cancellations made less than 14 days to reserved arrival date will be billed in $50 per reservation day; minus any days we're able to rebook.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Gordon and Linda

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

fish

About the innkeepers

Gordon was a research biologist for the Federal Government in the west for 35 years. Linda was a bank manager. We have two sons.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 7 to 9 am.
  • Serving Location: Summer porch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian on request


Signature Dish

Ham Cup, fried potatoes, home made bread


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