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The gracefully elegant mixture of Victorian and Country charm is an invitation to relax, take a deep breath and enjoy all that surrounds you.

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MARCH 2019

Welcome to The Gambier House website.  At 27 years, the House is Gambier’s longest continuously operating bed and breakfast.   We’re on Facebook: gambierhousebandb.  We hope you’ll like us.

Spring Break is over and college visiting season is in full swing.  The House makes a great headquarters, just steps from the Admissions Office AND we will start you off with a hearty breakfast.  Rooms are available through March and April, but book soon as we are filling up for the plays, lectures, concerts and sporting events.

Visit Amish Country, explore spring nature at the Brown Family Environmental Center (this year they are hosting monthly birding excursions), visit the Kokosing Nature Preserve or walk the Kokosing Gap Trail.   Roam the shelves at the Kenyon Bookstore and get a bite at The Kenyon Inn, the Village Inn, the Gambier Deli or, coming soon, Chilito’s Mexican restaurant!  Wiggin St. Coffee is a great place to continue the wake-up after a gourmet breakfast with us.  

P.S. Our Family Weekend Lottery is open and we hope you’ll add your name.  Please see below.

E.J. Heer, Innkeeper



The 2019 Family Weekend lottery has opened.   This is the ONLY way to stay during that popular weekend.  The drawing will take place on or about June 15th — one room per family — and we contact only the winners.  Should you not be one of the lucky 6 winners, we hope you will find another occasion to visit Kenyon and choose the Gambier House for your accommodations. We take reservations up to one year in advance (except for Parent and Graduation Weekends).


Family Weekend Lottery 2019


Graduation weekend rooms are secured ONLY by way of a lottery that requires previous stays. Don’t wait until Senior year to experience the charm of The Gambier House and get in on this special lottery. Graduation 2019 is fully booked.

Reunion 2019 has a wait list.  Please call or email us  to get on the list.