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The House and Accommodations

Stay with us when you are attending a wedding, family or class reunion nearby.

Hear What Our Guests Say About Crane Hollow!

"Margee's breakfast was amazing. Her waffles are to die for."
- M.S.

Guest Rooms

Lake Room

The Lake Room overlooks the wetlands and prairie where you can witness a variety of wildlife. The Lake room features a queen-sized bed, sitting area and a full, private bath with bubbler bathtub.

Nightly rate* with breakfast: $125

Forest Room

The Forest Room looks out onto the forest, sedges and wild flowers. The Forest Room features a king-size bed, sitting area and full, private bath with bubbler bathtub. Note the custom headboard, fashioned from grape vine by a local artist.

Nightly rate* with breakfast: $150


Spend a lazy afternoon catching up on your reading in the sun room.

Homemade waffles and berries

Breakfast Breakfast icons

Wake up to home-cooked breakfasts each morning at 9 a.m. Choose from four-grain waffles, apple pancakes, bananas foster French toast or a variety of egg preparations with potatoes, and sausage or bacon. Enjoy fresh-baked muffins, sweet breads, coffee cakes or biscotti to go with your coffee, tea or juice. Ask about the house specialities of poppy seed muffins and yogurt poppy seed coffee cake drizzled with lemon icing.

House Policies policy

  • Check in between 3:30 and 7 p.m.
  • Check out by 11 a.m., no exceptions
  • Cash or checks only.
  • Single or double occupancy per room
  • Sorry, we cannot accommodate children
  • No smoking
  • No alcohol
  • No ordering in or bringing in food
  • No eating in rooms
  • Separate pet accommodations available for an additional fee

*Rates and rules subject to change as we meet and welcome people into our house.

Advance reservations are helpful

Military, senior citizen and cash discounts available upon request, with proof of age or service.