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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 an overnight getaway from the stresses of daily life or to celebrate a special occasion!  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.

A visit to Rocheport slips the bonds of our modern world's hectic pace and provides a welcome retreat to a quieter, simpler time. Your stay at the School House Bed + Breakfast completes that experience.  Stroll or cycle the Katy Trail, while the day away at nearby Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Bistro, our well-known Rocheport winery, curl up with a book from our library, or soak in one of our romantic, whirlpool tubs for two. Most importantly, take time to reconnect with that special person in your life. You'll return to your daily routine renewed, refreshed, and planning your next visit to the School House B + B.

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 guest breakfast served in our second-floor Common Room at 9 am.  For early departures, an earlier breakfast time or a continental breakfast tray is available by advance request.

Katy Trail Cyclists
We provide a secure bike storage shed with an air compressor and bike maintenance tools for your convenience. Traveling without motorized transportation?  We are happy to shuttle Inn guests up the hill to the Les Bourgeois Winery Bistro for a great dinner after a long day's bike ride. 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 basic 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 B +B 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 www.rocheport.com for information on ‘What to Do’ and ‘Where to Eat’ in the Rocheport, MO area.

Our School House building proudly celebrates its Centennial year in 2014!  For more info about our building's history and evolution through the years, please click here.  To recognize this milestone, we constructed our 'Centennial Gazebo' in the back yard of the Inn, providing guests with another outdoor seating area  for enjoying the peace and quiet of the Inn's grounds. See our Blog for photos of the construction process.

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 tickets.

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.

Announcing the addition of our new  'sister property':  The Clark Street Lodge!  Ideal for small groups such as cyclists, girlfriend getaways, families, and scrapbooking and crafting retreats, the Lodge has 2 apartment-type units that may be rented separately or together for a 'whole house' group.  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 at its separate website. Please visit  ClarkStreetLodge.com for details and online reservations. 

Guests:  Please remember that Abigail's restaurant serves dinner Wednesday through Sunday evening by reservation.  If you plan to dine there during your stay, please call them a few days in advance of your arrival date to make dinner reservations at (573) 698-3000.  No lunch reservations are needed.
The Les Bourgeois Bistro is open for 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 blufftop is open daily from 11am to sunset April through October, serving sandwiches, snacks and of course...wine by the glass or the bottle
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Katy Trail Trip Planning:
When planning your Katy Trail trip, we recommend checking BikeKatyTrail.com for trailhead services, mileage and user comments for helpful information.  MoStateParks.com also posts current trail conditions and advisories. 

Check out our School House Getaway Video to experience our Inn and the quaint town of Rocheport!

Teachers and Administrators!  Don't forget our weekday Teacher Appreciation Special for online reservations.  Stay in any Inn room two consecutive weeknights (Sun-Thu) during your Spring, Summer, Fall  or Christmas breaks and save 50% on your second night. See our Specials and Packages page for more details!

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