Historic Philip Houston House/Lonesome Dove



Description: This Victorian style Philip Houston House is listed on the Kansas Historical Registry. It was built in 1905 and has been beautifully restored and furnished with antiques, crystal chandeliers and lovely original woodwork. It offers three comfortable bedrooms, a relaxing library and full breakfast . Enjoy it’s wrap around porch with wicker chairs and seize the opportunity to view vast starry nights. Tours are available of the Shepherd’ Staff Conference Center of which it is a part. Prices are per room, per night – double occupancy starting at $110.

Description: Built in the 1890’s The Lonesome Dove Board’n House is fully renovated to reflect modern conveniences while still reminiscent of another era. Each of the  14 private bedrooms with 12 private baths is uniquely decorated to reflect the history and culture of the surrounding area.

Make yourself at home in the Molly Brown,  Cowboy room, Texas Room, Dorothy’s Room or any of the comfortable rooms.  The Indian Lodge Meeting Room is an area to reflect on Chief Dull Knife and Little Wolf Cheyennes who crossed this area in the late 1800’s The Dairy room includes a microwave, mini-refrigerator, coffee maker, and dishware. All rooms are equipped with hair dryers. WiFi is available throughout the building. Available to groups booking five or more rooms.


Nearby Cities: Colby, Oakley, Oberlin

Property Specialties: Conferences & Retreats,Family Reunions,Historic Inn,Host Hunters,Hunting,Located in Country
Amenities: Deck,Free Onsite Parking,Camper Parking
Meals Offered: Breakfast
Breakfast: Complimentary
Breakfast Service: American
Breakfast Seating: Communal
Special Diets Accommodation: Yes,Gluten Free
Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages
Restaurant on Premises: No
Pub Tavern on Premise: No
Each Board/n House room depicts a historic theme. Philip House House rooms have antique style furnishings.
Number of Rooms: 3
Number of Beds: 3
Beds: Twin,Double,Queen,King
Room Amenities: Air Conditioning,Alarm Clocks,Antique Furnishing,Bathrobes,Coffee Maker,Full Kitchen,Hair Dryer,Microwaves,Refrigerator
Room Entertainment: Video Library
Safes: None
Handicap Accessible: Not handicap accessible due to historic nature of property
Internet Service: Wireless,Complimentary
Front Desk Security: No
Corporate Rates: No
Nearby Attractions: Biking Trails,College,Hunting,Museum
Location Type: Rural,Village
Checkin Time: 16:00:00
Checkout Time: 11:00:00
Family Friendly: Yes,Over 12
Pet Friendly: No
Inn Keeper Pets: No Pets
Minimum Stay Required: 1 Day
Smoking Policy: Outside Only
Reception Event Facilities: Indoor

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