Murphin Ridge Inn

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

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


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.



Write A Review
  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Amazing atmosphere and food!

5 on October 22, 2016

Love Murphin Ridge! I highly recommend the steak and the caramel cider vodka. Owners are alway gracious and welcoming. Great place to relax and unwind!

We'll be back!!

5 on October 17, 2016

Jerry and Paula are the perfect innkeepers. Great food; very clean and attractive lodging; gorgeous grounds with trails, bonfire site; outdoor patio option for eating, weather permitting.

college reunion

5 on October 16, 2016

We met several couples at Murphin Ridge for a night in October; we are all Miami grads and enjoy getting together with each other. We had such a wonderful time that one couple is planning to have their 50th anniversary gathering there. The lodging, food, hosts , bonfire, actually everything, was lovely. We all highly recommend it.

Wonderful getaway

5 on October 15, 2016

Quiet, peaceful accommodations. Best food we've ever eaten. The staff was very knowledgable, courteous and friendly. Looking forward to a return visit.

A slice of heaven

5 on October 12, 2016

The Inn has options of standard rooms or quaint cabins in the woods. The staff could not have been more accommodating and the food was decadent. After dinner each night we went out to the fire pit and watched the stars. We have already made reservations to go back.

Great weekend break.

4.8 on October 12, 2016

The inn is set well away from major roads and finding it was an interesting ride - GPS was helpful. Check-in was quick and efficient and we were soon in our room, which was clean and spacious with an excellent view. The air-conditioning appears to have been over-powered, and the gale coming from the vents caused the grill over the vent to shake. Meals, including box lunches, were of excellent quality and service was friendly, efficient, and accommodating. The grounds offer several walking paths and we enjoyed the evenings sitting around the fire ring with other guests engaging in pleasant conversation. It was a very enjoyable stay, and I will recommend to others.

Nice relaxing stay

5 on October 10, 2016

Had a great long weekend at the Murphin Ridge Inn. Stayed in one of the cabins - comfortable and very clean. The food was outstanding and the atmosphere was very welcoming. Will definitely be back.

Romantic Getaway, Peaceful Relaxation and Wonderful Dining

4.8 on October 03, 2016

The Cabin was beautiful and the little extra's are top notch. We ordered a fruit and cheese tray and chocolate covered strawberries to find them perfectly wrapped with ribbons awaiting in our cabin on arrival. They were absolutely amazing so delicious!

Fabulous Weekend

5 on October 02, 2016

We've been to Murphin Ridge four times and this was the best so far. We've always stayed in a cabin and we were in The Donald this time. This was our first time with the new owners. Room clean and extra towels and sheets happily delivered on request. Breakfast both Saturday and Sunday was fine, buy dinners both nights were incredible and I am a foodie! Relaxing and romantic. We look forward to our next visit.

Great stay

5 on September 28, 2016

This is our second stay here. The food is amazing!! We stayed in the cabins & were very impressed!

View More Reviews


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

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

Visit Website


  • 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.



Gerald and Paula Schutt

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

Visit Website




  • Time Served: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Ask our Chef !