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Quincy, Illinois
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Elsah is a beautiful little town hiding in the bluffs of the Mississippi. And the Cottage adds even more charm to it! Deborah and Tim were fantastic hosts. Made us feel right at home. The room we stayed in was the Attic Room and it was extremely cozy! All in all the trip was a memorable one and was made...

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Edwardsville, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Deborah and Tim were amazing hosts, they make you feel at home and have such unique extra touches that make the stay memorable. Deborah is such a great host, gave us a walking tour of town and it's history, her enthusiasm is infectious, my husband being a photographer and I love history enjoyed it immensely. Our stay was new years...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. I am thrilled you felt at home : ) The walking tour was as much a joy to me as to you ... I love our little village and I love to show off our little "treasures". Please share your photos on facebook or better yet, email them to us or bring them in...

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well I am not sure if I have still ever stayed at a Bed & Breakfast. We stayed in the Carriage House which is much more than a bedroom. It is a 100+ year old building that served as a carriage repair shop for many years, the flooring is original and has a lot of character to it. The building...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I am so glad you enjoyed the Buggy Shop House, which some people call the Carriage House. All six of you were great guests and hope to see you again in the near future. The wooded back yard backing up to the creek and bluff is absolutely beautiful in the summer and fall. The...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have stayed at the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn several times in the last few years and I love it more each time!! Deborah and Tim are the perfect hosts and bend over backwards to make you feel welcome. There are so many thoughtful touches in each of the rooms and the decor is darling. The breakfasts are delicious and...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Jennifer and family, thank you for your kind review. It is easy for Tim and I to pamper our guests, especially when they are as kind and thoughtful as you are. You are like family to us so there will always be a place for you ..... Can't imagine you in Elsah and not staying with us. See you again...

Poway, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was the first time I had ever stayed in a Bed and Breakfast in the United States. Deb was so welcoming and accommodating. She made us feel like part of the family. It felt like home while we were visiting the area and moving my son into college. She gave us directions and a map to help us find...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Wendy, it was an absolute pleasure to bake the chocolate chip birthday cookies for your son. I am always just a phone call away ... don't hesitate to call again. Until we see each other again, take care and thank you for such a kind and thoughtful review. Sincerely, Deborah

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We loved staying here. We arrived late and the owner Deb waited up for us and showed us the room. She went out of her way to try to accommodate our vegan diet. We enjoyed meeting other guests around the breakfast table! The beds were good and we could pick a firm or more plush bed in our room. Very...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

My sweet Dutch guests ... thank you for your thoughtful review! I regretted not being able to properly thank you and telling you good bye due to our haste getting to our granddaughter's birthday party. I was happily surprised to see your review and now able to tell you how much we enjoyed you staying with us. I do hope...

Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to a bed and breakfast. I have to say that I was truly taken by surprise about how welcoming Deb was upon arrival. We walked on the porch and she waved us right in. Introduced herself and immediately showed us our room. It was a nice touch that our door had our names written on...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you! It is easy to welcome such nice people ... thank you for taking the time to share with me and others your experience. I agree with you, Elsah is an amazing small river town. So peaceful with all the nature surrounding you.... hurry back! Sincerely, Deborah

Exeter, California
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Our stay at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn was a magical experience. Deborah and Tim welcomed us like family and made us feel so special. The hospitality is perfection, with delicious full breakfast and unexpected treats, you'll never want to leave. The setting is serene and charming, with so much to see and do close by, yet return at night to...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay here. Tim and I delight in talking with our guests around the fire ... the stories and laughter are music to our ears. When this spills over to breakfast ... its the best! It was our pleasure having you stay with us ... please hurry...

Saint Charles, Missouri
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We didn't know what to expect. Deb showed us to o our room personally. The breakfast was amazing more than you can eat. There are so many small details in the he decor. We stayed in the Maples room and it felt very homey. Just loved sitting by the bond fire in the evening, very relaxing. It really felt like...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. I am so glad you felt like family ... that is how we feel as well. My favorite times are the conversations around the fire pit and dining room during breakfast. Hearing our guests laugh and share their life stories is the best! Thank you for being part of those memories. I...

Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I spent our anniversary weekend at the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn. We stayed in the Gables room which was very clean and comfortable! There is a lot to do in the area and we had a great time. The inn offers free bike rentals, movies and a fire pit. Deborah and her husband took very good care...

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Deborah S, Owner at Maple Leaf Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Shimira, thank you so much for such a kind and thoughtful review. We are always so happy to help our guests with recommendations ... so glad you were pleased with our suggestion. Hurry back ... the Fall weather is here - cooler nights around the fire pit and the leaves are already changing. Sincerely, Deborah

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maple Leaf Cottage Inn has been a beacon for the history and natural splendor that is Elsah, Illinois. We are nestled between the bluffs on the Mississippi River, just a short drive from Alton and Grafton, Illinois. Whether you are looking for a quiet place to relax or a unique setting for that special occasion, the Maple Leaf Cottage Inn stands out as a first choice for making memories that last a lifetime. We look forward to having you as our guest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maple Leaf Cottage Inn

Address: 12 Selma St., Elsah, IL 62028
Region: United States > Illinois > Elsah
Price Range: $174 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maple Leaf Cottage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We toured all the rooms, and you cannot go wrong with any of them.”
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“The have single and double bed rooms so it is nice for birthdays, weddings or just a romantic getaway for two.”
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“Attic room is fun for kids or a couple, but for views & space choose a ground room”
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“Most rooms are for 2 guests, but they offer a buggy house for 6+.”
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