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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were here for one night. This is a Greek Revival style home located on a main drag right across the street from the U. of Missouri campus (about a 10-15 minute walk from the main campus square, and only a 5 minute drive from downtown Columbia). Be aware that the busy street is divided by a concrete barrier here,...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Gathering Place would be a great B&B, regardless. The fact it is owned by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources foundation, and staffed by MU students under the direction of a professional innkeeper makes it very special. For anyone traveling to Columbia related to MU, I highly recommend it. Even if you're just passing through,...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was our second stay at the Gathering Place. Our first stay was in the Wildlife Conservation Suite and the most recent stay was in the Literature Suite. Each stay was comfortable and relaxing. The attention to detail is so impressive and the staff are welcoming, respectful, positive, and thorough. The pride that each staff member takes in creating a...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here one night during a trip from Phoenix AZ to Philadelphia, PA. We had read some other positive reviews online and decided to give it a try. This was our first experience with a B&B and the Gathering Place set a very high bar for all B&B's in our future!! From the moment we checked...

1Thank Michael M
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This bed and breakfast was a fantastic value and came with a high end breakfast that exceeded our expectations. We were more than impressed! We were able to find serenity in the middle of the Mizzou campus within walking distance to downtown and the trails. The innkeeper was there to make sure our stay was perfect. The living quarters were...

1Thank smileforme76
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This property is beautiful! We stayed in the "Textiles Room" and let me tell you - I did not want to leave the bathroom! I could have lived there. The beds were gorgeous, the room was cozy and so comfortable. It was quiet, clean and a perfect place to spend the night. Downtown Columbia is a short walk away and...

1Thank Kimberly N
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We can hardly wait for our next stay at Gathering Place. From the warm greeting to the lovely breakfast, our entire stay was cozy and comfortable. The location was perfect as our main purpose for the weekend was riding the Katy Trail and exploring the downtown area. (both are about a mile from the Inn) A+ to the Innkeeper and...

1Thank Kim B
Santa Barbara
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I spent two nights at the Gathering Place while I was interviewing at University of Missouri, and loved my stay. The room was nice and homey, and the B&B had tons of extra little touches - bottled water, coffee, and granola bars available at any time, chocolates left for guests one night. The breakfasts were amazing as well - and...

1Thank sbflygal
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Every good thing (and I haven't read a bad thing) you read about this B&B is true. It's charming, each room or suite is unique in decor, the place is immaculately clean, the breakfast is over-the-top good, Debbie, Marc and the staff make you feel like a VIP, it's centrally located, and they even roast their own coffee!

2Thank Ann L
Tucson, AZ
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Never have I a been a B&B kind of guy. But The Gathering Place has converted me! Debbie and Marc are consummate innkeepers. The accommodations are charming and comfortable. Breakfast is plentiful and delicious. (Seriously, this is seriously good food.) Plus every morning presents an opportunity to meet like-minded, purpose-driven travelers as well as University of Missouri faculty. The Gathering...

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The Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast, housed in one of Columbia's original homes, offers a unique blend of convenience and luxury with its proximity to campus and the downtown District area, historic charm and modern amenities. Pamper yourself with spacious suites, private baths and sitting areas, free off-street parking and a gourmet breakfast, in the heart of a vibrant academic community, all steps away from the MU campus. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast

Address: 606 S College Ave, Columbia, MO 65201-5933
Region: United States > Missouri > Columbia
Price Range: RM377 - RM576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Try to get a room which does not face the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles lchjr, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third floor has a great view of Mizzou's campus”
 of 5 bubbles michaelmG3281SM, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room even on the "main" road side was VERY QUIET”
 of 5 bubbles 93kimberlyn, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Textiles Room window looks out on College Avenue (front of B&B)”
 of 5 bubbles annl559, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Each is a unique experience. Be surprised (and delighted)!”
 of 5 bubbles eschwitzky, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
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