The Des Moines Suite:

A Room with a View and Historical Significance

Room #6 Second Floor

Starting at $125/night
Sleeps 4 En suite


Welcome to Room 6, The Des Moines Suite, at the Mason House Inn. This suite offers not only breathtaking views but also a rich historical connection to prominent figures in American history.

Scenic Riverside Views:

The Des Moines Suite provides a panoramic view of the Des Moines River, the old iron bridge, and the picturesque village of Bentonsport. You'll wake up to stunning vistas that capture the essence of this charming riverfront setting.

Historical Significance:

This room holds a unique place in history, as it was a favored choice of Senator Thomas Hart Benton when he visited the area. Staying in this room allows you to step into the footsteps of a prominent political figure from the 19th century. Additionally, the Des Moines Suite was once the childhood room of William E. Mason, who went on to be elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois. It's a room with a story deeply woven into the fabric of American politics.

Comfort and Accommodations:

The suite includes a private bathroom with a shower for your convenience. Sleeping arrangements feature a queen-size bed and two twin-size beds. Please note that the twin trundle beds are designed for children or small adults, with a 150lb. weight limit, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing night's sleep for everyone.


The Des Moines Suite is designed to accommodate a maximum of four guests, making it an excellent choice for families or groups seeking both historical significance and a room with a view during their stay. We invite you to experience the captivating views and historical connections that The Des Moines Suite offers during your stay at the Mason House Inn. If you have any questions or special requests during your visit, please don't hesitate to let us know, and we'll be delighted to assist you.

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Riverfront Views

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


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