The Bentonsport Room:

A Historic Gem

Room #1 Main Floor

Sleeps 2 En suite


Welcome to Room 1, known as The Bentonsport Room, on the first floor of the Mason House Inn. This room is steeped in history and offers a unique blend of comfort and nostalgia.

Historical Significance:

The Bentonsport Room holds a special place in the inn's history, having once served as the Inn's pub, exclusively for men. Interestingly, no curtains were allowed on the windows, allowing women to discreetly check if their men were inside enjoying a drink. The room is adorned with authentic hand-carved walnut furniture, including a beautifully crafted dresser and headboard, adding a touch of timeless elegance to your stay. A prominent feature in this room is the 1882 "Cheerful" stove, complete with a foot warmer, which serves as both a functional piece of history and a charming focal point.

Scenic Views and Relaxation:

Sit back and relax in the rocking chairs by the window while you take in the picturesque view of the Des Moines River or observe the bustling activity in the charming village of Bentonsport.

Comfort and Modern Amenities:

Rest easy on the Tempur-Pedic Ergo bed, which offers the perfect blend of support and comfort for a rejuvenating night's sleep. Enjoy the additional comfort of Tempur-Pedic pillows, ensuring you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to explore the area. The room comes with a private bathroom featuring a convenient shower for your personal use. It features a queen-size bed, making it ideal for couples looking for a cozy and historically rich escape.


Room 1 is designed to accommodate a maximum of 2 guests, providing excellent value for a memorable stay in this unique and historically significant space. We hope you'll enjoy your stay in The Bentonsport Room, immersing yourself in its rich history, and experiencing modern comfort in a truly unique setting. If you have any questions or special requests during your stay, please don't hesitate to let us know.

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1 Queen Sized Bed

Private Bathroom with Shower

Our stay was amazing. Just perfect. Already planning our next trip back!
Amy Johnson


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