Gambier, OH 

Gambier House

107 East Wiggin St
Gambier, OH 43022 US

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Rates: $110 to $165
Total Rooms: 6


Circa 1845. Located across from the main campus of Kenyon College in Knox County, this 1845 Victorian clapboard has been fully restored as a welcome retreat in Gambier, Ohio. Gambier House offers several areas to gather in from the formal fireside parlor to the family room with games to play and movies to watch. Sit in a front porch rocker or in the peaceful weeping cherry courtyard. Guests of this B&B enjoy access to Kenyon Athletic Center. The kitchen features complimentary soda, tea, coffee, snacks and fruit. Three of the inviting guest bedrooms boast fireplaces and the two-story Carriage House Suite includes a small kitchen. The dining room provides an elegant setting for a gourmet breakfast made with local organic produce. Ask about celebratory packages available.Location: Country and Adjacent to Kenyon College campus.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $110 to $165
Payment types accepted include Discover, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Personal Checks, Visa and American Express.
Rooms: This property has 6 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 1 suite.
The types of beds available include Queen, Twin and Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: 2-night weekends between 9/15-11/15, 3/15-8/15
Cancellation: There will be a charge for the full cost of any room canceled within seven days of reservation date. There is a $25 non-refundable deposit included in the room rate. Three or more rooms for one or more nights subject to a 60-day cancellation policy.
Pets: Innkeeper's delightful and well-behaved English Setter loves to welcome guests but does not live in.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Snacks/Refreshments and Breakfast.
Types of meals: Snacks/Refreshments, Restaurant off Premises, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea and Vegetarian Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Reading Lamps, Air Conditioning, Clock Radio, Wireless Internet Access, Central Air, Bath Amenities, Fireplace and Carriage House suite has small kitchen with fridge/toaster/coffeemaker/stove as well as TV/VCR.
Amenities On Site: Television, Phone, Parlor Games, Limited Handicap Access, Library, Fireplace, VCR, Complimentary sodas, Cookies, Microwave, Dishes, Easy access to comprehensive athletic facilities and Bike trail.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Television, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Desk and Daily Newspapers.


- 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 Jan. 1-31, March 1-15, subject to availability


Events Hosted: Weddings, Romantic Getaways and Workshops.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Antiquing, Amish Country, Mohican State Park, Kokosing Gap Bike Trail, Brown Family Environmental Center and Knox County Fairgrounds.

Historic Interest

Built circa 1845 by an immigrant stonemason, The Gambier House was one of the earliest residences in Gambier. Its owner was one of the laborers who built Kenyon College; it was held in the family for over 100 years.
Historic sites nearby: Kenyon College, which can boast educating a president (Rutherford B. Hayes) as well as members of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet. Also the home of The Kenyon Review, celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2008.

Romantic Interest

The cozy atmosphere of the Victorian house with its antique beds and furnishings, front porch and weeping cherry garden. The charm and slow pace of the sleepy Village of Gambier.