Murphin Ridge Inn

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

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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
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Always an amazing time at Murphin Ridge!

4.8 on July 12, 2017

We have been going to Murphin Ridge at least once a year for the past 10 years and it never disappoints! Always an excellent time.


4.8 on July 12, 2017

Very relaxing!!!!! Everything we needed was in the cabin. The food was wonderful. All of the staff made sure all of your needs were met. We had several conversations with Paula and Marjorie and Jerry even stopped cooking to step in to the dining room to check with us/the diners. It was quite obvious that their guests are their first priority. THANK YOU ALL!!!!

What a great find

4.8 on June 01, 2017

Makes us wish we got to Ohio more often. Excellent service in a beautiful setting with outstanding rooms and facilities and without pretentiousness or superficial friendliness. We had a great time and enjoyed our stay beyond our expectations

Relax and unwind.

4.6 on May 30, 2017

Wonderful place to relax and unwind. The firepit was very enjoyable in the evening and breakfast was awesome! The bed was very comfortable and room/bathroom clean & spacious. Also, the staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. Great spot to get away from it all!.

Great Experience

5 on May 26, 2017

Wonderful, private location, with clean accommodations and friendly, helpful staff.

Great Weekend Get-A-Way

5 on May 21, 2017

My wife and I recently stayed here to observe a quiet weekend for our 45th Anniversary. The food was well presented and delicious. The inn room was comfortable and clean. Sitting around the fire pit in the evening and visiting with the other guests is always enjoyable. The Innkeepers and staff are dedicated to making your stay as perfect as can be. We will be planning our next visit for the Fall very soon.

Room to improve

3.8 on May 16, 2017

I thought the help was very talkative. Meals were only ok for such a high price. Left items in the bath that had value but no call regarding them. The room was immaculate and the breakfast was great.

Perfect Anniversary Getaway

4.8 on May 14, 2017

The Celebration cabin was the perfect first anniversary spot: no TV, lots of birdsong, a jacuzzi tub and fireplace. Wave after wave of thunder and lightning on our first night simply enhanced the cozy magic. The food was delicious and cheerfully served, accommodating my vegetarian requests without hestitation. The trails were a pleasant diversion and the nearby Edge of Appalachia Preserve areas offered more challenging hikes. If you can, stay two nights to really unplug, try the pizza fired in their hand built oven if it's offered, and father with other guests around the fire pit after dinner. It wasn't until we were checking out and I read other guests' notes inthe little notebook in our cabin that I saw they'd have been willing to deliver breakfast to our room; I might have tried that if I'd known. Everyone we met had been there before, and I'm sure we will return.

Without a doubt the best Bed & Breakfast we ever stayed!!!!

5 on May 14, 2017

We stayed in one of the cabins. Every part of the cabin inside and out was clean, comfortable and inviting. We had a little greeter on our porch by the name of Jack (cat), he walked the trails on the property with us that day. We like that extra touch whether it is a cat or dog! That evening we had one of the most delicious meals we have had in a long time at a B&B. There was no television in the cabin, cards, checkers and games a Jacuzzi; it was wonderful. The first night it rained and you could hear it on the roof top. After a delicious breakfast we came back to the room, pulled our chairs over in front of the fireplace, had another cup of coffee and relaxed more! We will be back for sure, already talking about coming back in late fall. Last but not least the staff was friendly and very efficient and the chef made outstanding dishes! We would like to thank them all for what was truly the best experience at a B&B we have had in a long time!

Lovely place to spend a weekend!

4.6 on May 10, 2017

The cabin was amazingly--comfy, bright with all the amenities. The food at breakfast and dinner was superb -- tasty and fresh. The mushroom soup was the best I have had! The people were friendly and welcoming. All in all, a wonderful place to spend a fun, relaxing weekend.

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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

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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.
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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 !

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