While the entire Hermann area has many places to explore, its beautiful, historic downtown is exceptionally unique. With several wineries, eclectic shops, fantastic restaurants, breweries and distilleries, and a number of gorgeous, historic Bed & Breakfast Inns, it’s no wonder why Hermann’s been named “Best Small-City Destination” and “Best Day Trip from St. Louis” in AAA’s Best of Midwest poll. One of the downtown’s long-standing fixtures is the lovely and elegant Lydia Johnson Inn, situated in a 1901 Victorian home.

Offering its guests a true Bed and Breakfast experience, the Lydia Johnson Inn has been lovingly cared for by only three owners over the span of 118 years. The inn’s current owners, Betty and Chuck Hartbauer, have always been the type to welcome people into their own home, so the transition to innkeepers and ensuring guests have an inviting and comfortable stay was natural to them. With nearly 20 years of experience, they are experts in hospitality, and make their guests feel “at home.”

Thoughtful accommodations for a comfortable stay

The Lydia Johnson Inn strives to provide their guests with a warm atmosphere and restful environment. With two guest rooms on the historic home’s main floor, the inn is the perfect escape for a group of couples on a weekend getaway. Each beautifully-decorated room comes equipped with a queen-sized bed and its own private bath. As a true B&B, guests at the Lydia Johnson Inn are provided with a full, homemade breakfast each morning, as well as access to snacks and beverages.

The Inn’s peaceful porch and surrounding gardens are the perfect place for you to enjoy a glass of wine after a day of exploring. If you’re looking to spend a relaxing evening in, the inn’s spacious parlor is the perfect place to watch movies, read a book, or play some games.

During your stay at Lydia Johnson Inn, you’ll immediately notice the home’s elegant decor that artfully displays collections and unique pieces from the past without feeling cluttered or overdone. The well-appointed rooms are perfect for those looking to appreciate the beautiful decorative style of the Victorian home while enjoying the comfort of modern amenities.


Enjoy a true B&B experience in a lovely historic home

The Lydia Johnson Inn, located in the heart of Hermann’s downtown, is the perfect place for couples on a getaway to Missouri’s Wine Country. Within walking distance to wineries, churches, shops, restaurants, and museums, the inn is an excellent choice for those wanting to be close to all Hermann has to offer. Its lovely and relaxing rooms and hospitable environment ensure you’ll enjoy a comfortable retreat-like experience at the end of each fun-filled day. For more information about the gorgeous home, the rooms, and to check availability visit their website. To see more photos and reviews, follow Lydia Johnson Inn on Facebook. If you’re looking for the perfect combination of Old World charm and modern Bed and Breakfast amenities, the Lydia Johnson Inn is an exceptional option!

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