10 Most Unique Hotels in Missouri

Missouri is a treasure trove of sightseeing, so it’s no wonder if it’s on your travel radar. From American history, including where the first Olympics Games were played in the U.S., to the iconic arch in St. Louis, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here. Consider this your guide to the 10 most unique lodging options in Missouri and start planning your getaway.

Boots Court, Carthage, Missouri

Feeling nostalgic? Enjoy this vintage motel experience and feel like you’re being transported to Route 66 in the 40s. Fun fact: Clark Gable once stayed here!

Ambassador Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri

You won’t want to miss this 1920s Neoclassical building in Kansas City, Missouri. This boutique hotel combines historic charm with contemporary design and includes all your favorite modern comforts, including minibars, coffee makers, flat-screen TVs, and more. Head to the lower-level jazz bar for some relaxing entertainment.

Hotel Frederick, Boonville, Missouri

The Hotel Frederick is a historical landmark with Romanesque Revival architecture. Decked out in 19th-century antiques, visitors can travel back in time (or at least enjoy the next best thing). The hotel is a stone’s throw from the famed Katy Trail, which is a hot spot for cyclers. The hotel also features a rental shop with all the equipment you need for adventure.

Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, Missouri

Go rustic with a night or two in the log cabins at the Big Cedar Lodge, which is just 10 miles south of Branson. Enjoy fishing, horseback riding, a marina, trails, and a stunning view of Table Rock Lake. Also, check out the must-see Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, filled with 10,000 acres of Ozark Mountain landscape.

Stoney Creek Hotel, Columbia, Missouri

The Stoney Creek Hotel prides itself on a rustic atmosphere mixed with a unique design. Spacious rooms, cozy gathering spots, and a pub serving local beers and wines give you all the reasons you need to stay in and unwind.

Chateau on the Lake, Branson, Missouri

This breathtaking resort mirrors the majestic beauty of the Ozarks, inside and out. Kayak on the lake, soothe tense muscles at the spa, sail away on a two-hour dinner cruise, or check out the Titanic Museum.

The Brinkmann Farmstead, Owensville, Missouri

Your farm paradise awaits. The Brinkmann Farmstead produces fresh handmade cheese on site. Some of its buildings date back to the 1800s. Each of its five bedrooms reflects the farm atmosphere, giving you a small taste of country life.

School House, Rocheport, Missouri

Midway between St. Louis and Kansas City is the School House Bed and Breakfast. Drink up at the Les Bourgeois Winery, indulge in fine dining, shop at artisan shops, and walk the beautiful Katy Trail State Park. This unique lodging has educational-designed rooms, including The Graduate, The Honor Roll, and more.

The Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, Missouri

This gorgeous waterfront resort is a favorite among locals and travelers alike. Pamper yourself at the Spa Shiki, the top-ranked spa in the United States. Then, splash into Lake Ozark’s largest full-service marina for some on-the-water adventures.

The Elms Hotel & Spa, Excelsior Springs, Missouri

French chateau-inspired architecture has helped to make this resort a Missouri icon for more than 130 years. Politicians and celebrities alike have stayed here, and the rooms, spa, pool, and other amenities spare no expense. Buy a grotto day pass to enjoy this hidden pool where you can wash away the stress in peace and quiet.

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