Bed & Breakfast Inns of Missouri -- Inspected and Approved

Welcome to our Rocheport, Missouri bed and breakfast in the heart of Central Missouri!  On the scenic Katy Trail and just 15 minutes from Columbia, MO--home of the University of Missouri.  We have been voted "Best Missouri Bed & Breakfast" several years by Rural Missouri Magazine Readers' Choice Awards, as well as being featured in Southern Living, Midwest Living, 417 Magazine, Good Life Destinations, USA Today and the Columbia Business Times.

Visit Rocheport's Historic School House Bed + Breakfast
The School House Bed + Breakfast is a wonderfully restored 3-story brick building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally a schoolhouse, this building was converted to a bed and breakfast in 1988 and serves as the perfect starting point for your relaxing Rocheport, Missouri retreat. Located midway between St Louis and Kansas City and only 15 minutes from Columbia, Missouri, the School House Bed and Breakfast is an easy drive for your overnight getaway!  And the quaint town of Rocheport (pop. 239) offers fine dining, our local Les Bourgeois winery, the scenic Katy Trail and unique antique and artisan shops.

Never stayed at a Bed and Breakfast?  The School House B+B is NOT like going to Grandma's house and staying in the spare bedroom with a shared bathroom down the hall.  Our modern approach to innkeeping includes all guest rooms with private baths, free hi-speed internet, flat-screen cable TVs, self check-in options for early and late arrivals, and your own key to come and go as you please.  With 11 guestrooms, we feel more like an Inn or boutique hotel than most smaller B&Bs.

Breakfast for Inn Guests
The School House consistently gets an "A" for the most important meal of the day!  Fresh-brewed coffee or tea, juice, fresh fruit salads or compotes, freshly baked scones or muffins and our signature stuffed French toast or baked omelets characterize our hearty, multi-course breakfast served in our second floor Common Room starting at 9 am for all Inn guests.  For early departures, an earlier breakfast time or continental breakfast tray is available by advance request.  Dormitory and Clark Street Lodge guests have continental breakfast items stocked in each unit for their self-serve breakfast.

Katy Trail Cyclists
We provide a secure bike storage shed with an air compressor and bike maintenance tools for your convenience. And Inn guests who want to enjoy the Katy Trail after 11 am check-out, but need a place to shower and change clothes for the drive home are welcome to use our Locker Room in the Dormitory House next door to the School House Inn.

Just passing through on your bike and looking for clean budget lodging?  We've got you covered, too!  Our Dormitory House with two private guest rooms each with private bath, a complimentary laundry facility and our secure bike storage shed serves the Katy Trail cyclist with self check-in/out and self-serve continental breakfast stocked in-room for your convenience.

Corporate Retreats
Looking for the ideal setting for your corporate retreat? The School House B + B offers overnight  retreat packages Mondays through Fridays with private meeting space in our Faculty Lounge. Wi-Fi for your laptop is also available throughout the property. Located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis, our Rocheport Missouri bed and breakfast is a convenient central meeting place for your management, church or educator retreat for strategic planning, team-building or professional development.

Rocheport Eventsl
Please visit for information on ‘What to Do’ and ‘Where to Eat’ in the Rocheport, MO area.

Bike Rental:
Since the Trailside Bike Shop is closed this Fall, we do have a limited number of trail bikes/helmets available for Inn guests to rent.  The rate is $30 per day, including tax.  If you want to rent bicycles, please indicate this in the Additional Information box of the reservation form. And for 2-night stays on weekdays, please see our Bicycle Special on our Specials and Packages page.

Our August 2017 calendar is open so you can make reservations for the Total Solar Eclipse happening Monday, August 21, 2017.  This will be the first total solar eclipse in almost 100 years whose path will cross the entire mainland U.S. And Rocheport is in the totality path! We will experience 2 minutes, 39 seconds of total darkness starting at approximately 1:10 pm that day. We will provide disposable solar glasses for all our guests and have a telescope with solar lens set up for safe up-close viewing. 

NEW for the 2016 Season:  We offer our INN guests an early SELF check-in option between 2 and 4 pm on weekdays (Mondays-Thursdays) with advance notice (at least one day before your arrival date). When making your reservation, add the 'Early Check-in Option' to your cart from the 'Something Extra' tab so we know to have your guest room ready by 2pm. The self check-in instructions will be included in your confirmation letter.  We know self check-in isn't for everyone, so our personal Inn check-in will remain between 4 and 6 pm when the innkeepers will greet you and are available to answer questions,  help with luggage, etc.  Our self check-in procedure is always available for guests arriving after 6 pm; just indicate your estimated arrival time on your reservation form and we will include the instructions on your confirmation letter.

Planning to tour Warm Springs Ranch, home of the Clydesdales? It is just 10 minutes from Rocheport, but you need to book your tour tickets well in advance. Tours are offered daily, 10am and 2pm, except Tuesdays, April through October.  Click here for their website and online ticket purchases.

The School House accepts both School House issued gift certificates and  BBIM issued certificates.  For School House certificates, please provide your certificate number in the Notes section of your online reservation so we can apply that value to your reservation deposit. For BBIM certificates, please provide certificate numbers, face value and purchase date in the Notes section of your online reservation.  If we are not notified of your gift certificate details at the time you book your reservation, you will incur a 3% handling fee for the amount of the credit card deposit refunded.

We now offer small group lodging at our 'sister property':  The Clark Street Lodge!  Ideal for small groups such as cyclists, girlfriend getaways, families and crafting retreats, the Lodge has 2 apartment-style units that may be rented separately or together.  Each unit has a full kitchen, stocked with breakfast items for a self-serve breakfast.  The Loft unit (max. 6)  and the first floor Cottage unit (max. 10) are  available for online reservations through the School House B&B availability/reservation links . For complete descriptions and photos of the Lodge, please visit

Guests:  Through October 2016, Abigail's restaurant serves dinner Thursday through Sunday evenings by reservation only Please call them  at least a week in advance of your arrival date to make reservations at (573) 698-3000.  An order-at-the-counter lunch with sandwiches, salads, soups, etc. will be available Wednesday through Saturday.  Lunch on Sunday is by reservation only.   Winter hours may vary.

The Les Bourgeois Bistro serves lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday and lunch only on Sunday.  No reservations are needed, but you may make reservations by calling (573)698-2300.
Their outdoor A-frame winegarden on the bluff top is open daily from Noon to sunset April through October, serving sandwiches, snacks and of by the glass or the bottle

Katy Trail Trip Planning:
When planning your Katy Trail trip, we recommend checking for trailhead services, mileage and user comments for helpful information. also posts current trail conditions and advisories.