Painesville, OH 

Rider's 1812 Inn

792 Mentor Ave
Painesville, OH 44077-2516 US

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Rates: $90 to $120
Total Rooms: 10
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)


Circa 1812. In the days when this inn and tavern served the frontier Western Reserve, it could provide lodging and meals for more than 100 overnight guests. Restored in 1988, the pub features an original fireplace and wavy window panes. Most of the inn's floors are rare, long-needle pine. A passageway in the cellar is said to have been part of the Underground Railroad. An English-style restaurant is also on the premises. Guest rooms are furnished with antiques. Breakfast in bed is the option of choice.Publicity and Awards: Business Review, News-Herald, Midwest Living, WEWS, Haunted Ohio V, Channel 5.Location: City/Urban, College town and County Seat.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $90 to $120
Payment types accepted include Personal Checks, American Express, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Visa and Discover.
Rooms: This property has 10 total guest accommodations, 9 with private bath, 1 suite and 3 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include Twin, Queen, King and Double.


Cancellation: within 48 hours of arrival date
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises, Pets Allowed and Limited.
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Afternoon Tea, Full Breakfast, Catering Service, Restaurant on Premises, Room Service, Vegetarian Breakfast, Wine, Picnic Lunches, Dinner, Early Coffee/Tea, Lunch, Sunday Brunch and Banquet Service.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Clock Radio, Desk, Television, Voice Mail, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Telephone, Turn-Down Service, Wireless Internet Access and Bath Amenities.
Amenities On Site: Copy Machine, Laundry Facilities, Limited Handicap Access, Parlor Games, Fax, Phone, Child Care, Fireplace, Free parking on premise, Library, Pet Boarding and Television.
Transportation Services: Bus Station Pickup and Airport Pickup.
Languages Spoken: Spanish


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday-Friday, year round, not valid on Saturdays


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Weddings, Honeymoons, Meetings, Graduations, Wedding showers, Baby showers, Grandmother showers and High Tea.
Other Activities: Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Lake County Captains baseball, Rock Hall of Frame and Cleveland Indians.

Historic Interest

Included in the Inn's history is the passageway in the cellar that has the reputation of being part of the underground railroad. The inn once served as a hospital for returning Civil War soldiers.
Historic Awards: State Historical Site (Granted), National Register (Granted) and Local Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: State Historical Society, National Trust and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Lawnfield (home of President Garfield), Historic Fairport Harbor Light House, Historic Kirtland, Kirtland Temple (Originally Mormon, currently Church of Christ), The Lake County History Center, Historic Downtown Painesville

Romantic Interest

Rider's Inn has been welcoming guests since 1812. Included in the Inn's history is reputation of being a stop on the underground railroad and a hospital for returning civil war soldiers. In addition to the romance of the history of the Inn, Rider's offers charming romantic guest rooms as well as a grand historic backdrop for weddings, receptions and other special events.