Consistently known as thee Bed and Breakfast of Hannibal, Garth Woodside Mansion provides the ultimate romantic getaway. Garth Mansion is a historic Victorian Estate in which Mark Twain himself stayed on several occasions. Our attention to detail will provide you with complete serenity and relaxation while you unwind on our beautiful estate. Our 36+ acre estate is secluded from the noises of Hannibal but is also just minutes from town. Come stay with us, it's an experience you won't soon forget!
Why stay with us? We have the knowledge of the Hannibal area, the connections to get you into the best restaurants (some actually save tables for our guests!) we have several favorites. The Club allows Garth guests to enjoy their facilities and the dinner view is wonderful. Let us know before your arrival and we are quite often able to acquire tours of several mansions in Hannibal and Quincy, IL. Sitting on 36+ acres, this Hannibal, MO Bed and Breakfast gives you the quiet solitude of nature as well as fully lit private parking. We are able to check you into any of our historic rooms and cottages anytime after 3 p.m. and have someone on site 24 hours a day for your needs.
The Garth Woodside Mansion is coming up on it's 150 year anniversary of it's completion. Over the last 20 years, since we have been responsible for its care and upkeep, we have repaired and replaced, scraped and painted different sections of the building. As a "painted lady" we trying our best to keep Garth Mansion historically accurate. We are now painting the entire mansion for the first time in over 30 years. A wooden structure this old needs periodic maintenance to keep it respectable. Therefore, it is possible from time to time to see scaffolding and ladders so that we can complete the job. It's just paint, not construction, and she so needs a warm coat.