Comfy Rooms & Comfort Foods: The Bed & Breakfasts of Ohio’s Largest Playground

Combining the quiet comforts of home with the convenient hospitality of a hotel stay, bed and breakfasts have long been a popular choice for weekend road trippers seeking an escape from the ordinary. Whether you’re planning a romantic retreat for two, a relaxing reunion with family and friends, or even an educational experience at a historical hideaway, you’re sure to find the R&R you’re after in the B&Bs of Warren County, Ohio.

Hardy's Bed & Breakfast Suites | Lebanon, Ohio

Hardy’s Bed & Breakfast Suites | Lebanon, Ohio

Spanning four separate Victorian homes in the Floraville District of historic Lebanon, Hardy’s Bed & Breakfast Suites ranks among the region’s most traditional and formal B&Bs. Featuring a fireplace, beautifully decorated lounge and kitchen areas, flower-flooded patios, and optional massages, the property is just a short walk from Downtown Lebanon’s highly renowned collection of more than 50 antique and specialty shops–making it a popular choice for shop-savvy travelers on grown-up getaways.

Brian Manor | Lebanon, Ohio

Brian Manor | Lebanon, Ohio

Just minutes from Hardy’s, and similarly close to Lebanon’s popular shopping district, Brian Manor treats guests to quiet, quaint stays on its incredibly unique, castle-like property. Featuring two suites, each with their own private entrance and view of the property’s scenic courtyard, the manor serves up delicious gourmet breakfasts both indoors and out when weather permits.

The historic Hammel House Inn | Waynesville, Ohio

The historic Hammel House Inn | Waynesville, Ohio

Located just a short drive north of Lebanon, the historic Village of Waynesville is home to three more B&B properties, each with their own unique styles. Originally opened as a stagecoach stop in 1822, the iconic Hammel House Inn serves today’s Warren County travelers as both a charming five-bedroom inn and award-winning restaurant. Serving up hot, homemade luncheon specials and desserts to be in enjoyed in its warmly decorated dining room, the historic inn and eatery is also conveniently located directly in the heart of Waynesville’s Main Street shopping district, affectionately known as the Antique Capital of the Midwest.

Sinclair House Bed & Breakfast | Waynesville, Ohio

Sinclair House Bed & Breakfast | Waynesville, Ohio

Nearby in Waynesville, the owners of the Sinclair House Bed & Breakfast offer a similarly unique B&B experience. Constructed by the Quakers in the 1840s, the property now houses two guest suites, each with a private bath, and treats visitors to home-style breakfasts on its relaxing rear deck each morning.

Cranberry Cottage | Waynesville, Ohio

Cranberry Cottage | Waynesville, Ohio


Cranberry Cottage, just minutes down the road, also boasts two beautiful guest rooms, a quiet, relaxing sun porch, a convenient location near popular locally owned shops and restaurants, and a delicious breakfast spread that keeps guests coming back time and time again.

Wright House Bed & Breakfast | Springboro, Ohio

Wright House Bed & Breakfast | Springboro, Ohio

Traveling with a history buff? Consider a stay at Springboro’s storied Wright House Bed & Breakfast. Once a well-known stop for slaves traveling north along the Underground Railroad, the home is still to this day one of the most authentic remaining safe houses still standing in Ohio and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Beautiful, relaxing, and steeped in history, it is hands-down of one of the most unique accommodations Southwest Ohio has to offer.

Finally, for those looking to get a little lost in nature, Oregonia’s Terrapin Village provides guests a relaxing, peaceful escape complete with beautiful forested surroundings, cozy rooms with private bathrooms, and hearty breakfasts prepared each morning by the property’s owners. Just minutes from both Caesar Creek State Park and the Little Miami Scenic River, it’s an ideal B&B for outdoorsy adventurers.

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