Gambier House Bed and Breakfast

107 East Wiggin Street PO Box 308, Gambier, OH 43022 USA (Show map)


Ideally located just across the street from Kenyon College, The Gambier House, with 5 bedrooms and an attached suite, has been lovingly restored and decorated. It features a formal parlor, family room, fireplaces, antiques and hidden staircases. Enjoy the tranquility of the weeping cherry courtyard or watch the world go by on a front porch rocker. Ask us about events at Kenyon College or access to the Kokosing Gap bike trail and scenic river, Amish Country and antiquing.

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Innkeepers: E.J. Heer



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Excellent Visit

4.4 on September 25, 2016

Really enjoyed my stay. Very close to Kenyon College. Betsy's hospitality was fantastic.

A perfect place to stay, especially if you're visiting Kenyon College.

5 on September 20, 2016

Susan, Orange County, California

Great Place to Stay

5 on September 19, 2016

We stayed in the carriage house for a wedding in town. Everything went really well. Good breakfast, comfortable bed, helpful service.

Best place to stay in the area, if you can get a room

4.6 on September 06, 2016

Had a lovely stay. Our host was charming and friendly, the house is beautiful. Can't recommend enough.

Excellent Bed and Breakfast

5 on September 05, 2016

Gambier House is a charming bed and breakfast. The host was friendly, clear about check in and check out and arrangements for breakfast. The food was delicious! This B & B is conveniently located next to Kenyon campus. There is a small parking lot in the back which will be appreciated by guests as well. My room was clean and very nicely decorated. With a house this old, a guest doesn't get all the upgrades available in a new hotel but to me the charm, friendliness of the place and convenience more than makes up for that.

THE place to stay in central Ohio

5 on August 27, 2016

The Carriage House at the Gambier House is just a marvelous suite with everything you need combined with great little extra touches. The innkeeper is always warm & personable & always serves interesting & delicious breakfasts. Make the Gambier House a "must stay there" destination!

Gambier House never disappoints!

5 on August 26, 2016

We stayed at the Gambier House on August 22nd for one night. We have stayed there frequently in the past as our daughter is a student at Kenyon College (also located in Gambier). It is our number one choice of a place to stay when visiting/dropping off/picking up our student. Very relaxing and the food is wonderful!

I think I am shooting myself in the foot - best place to stay!

5 on August 21, 2016

Fantastic place - stay here if you are visiting Kenyon!

Best B&B in Gambier

4.8 on August 15, 2016

A great place to stay. The house is old and funky with lots of character. The food is great.

Perfect Place to Stay for Kenyon Events

4.8 on August 15, 2016

Our host was lovely and accommodated our many wedding-related requests. Breakfasts were healthy and delicious. I highly recommend this property!

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Location Type

Countryside, Rural, Small town


Columbus, OH (CMH-Port Columbus Intl.)

Directions to property:

Please visit our website for specific directions from Columbus International Airport or points north, south, east or west.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Amish Country, Kokosing Gap bike trail, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Sports venue, University

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos ,

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Fireplace, Radio, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 3pm to 10pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No children 12 and older are welcome
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: selected times of year a 2-night weekend minimum stay in effect
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: First night of all multi-night and/or multi-room reservation is non-refundable adn willbe charged when the reservation is made. Remaining nights on such reservations have a 14-day cancellation policy. Single night reservations have a 7-day cancellation policy with a $25 non-refundable deposit included in the room rate.



E.J. Heer

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  • Time Served: usually 8:30am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Challah French Toast
This delicious house specialty is a bread pudding french toast made with local organic eggs, cream and challah bread.