Welcome to Rivercene Mansion Bed and Breakfast

A Mansion In the Heart of Mid-Missouri


Experience history first-hand and enjoy a lavish stay at a historic Missouri mansion. Rivercene is a nationally-renowned historic site that continues to draw visitors year after year for its fascinating history, authentic atmosphere, and one-of-a-kind accommodations. Once a civil-war era summer home for the aristocratic Kinney family, the fabled Rivercene is now a grandiose bed and breakfast with three floors of gorgeous rooms and common areas. Guests at the Rivercene are invited to learn more about Missouri’s history, long bygone traditions, lifestyles and share in the experiences of the ruling classes of classical America. Guests stay in many of the same rooms the Kinney family stayed in, surrounded by antiques and furnishings depicting the era, so they can enjoy the authentic experience of 1800s aristocracy with all of today’s modern amenities.

For families, couples and individuals seeking a unique bed and breakfast in Boonville, MO, and new Franklin, MO, Rivercene is unlike any other. Rivercene blends old-world charm and fantastic allure with contemporary comforts to create a relaxing, comfortable, romantic and fascinating locale. From the most subtle details to the stunning masterpieces, Rivercene maintains the look and feel of 1800’s high society décor to give you an interesting and authentic stay. Classic antiques, original paintings, quilts, photographs and more that were owned by the original Kinney family in 1864 are still on display today. The furnishings, bathrooms and bedrooms have all been updated to give each guest a warm, welcoming and relaxing stay, without detracting from the traditional décor. Rivercene features nine enormous bedrooms formerly occupied by the Captain Joseph Kinney, his wife, and their children, now renovated so your own family can enjoy this special experience. Seven of the nine bedrooms are available for rent, while two bedrooms, as well as the Ladies’ Parlor, are common areas featuring historic facts, tales, anecdotes and information about the mansion, the family and the legacy of Missouri.

Rivercene is not only a luxurious bed and breakfast with magnificent accommodations, but it is also an celebrated American gem. The mansion is known across the nation and has been featured on Home and Garden TV for its splendid appointments, as well as a historic NBC documentary, and has also been featured in numerous home, history and travel magazines. Rivercene was completed in 1869 after five years of construction, and still stands today with much the same striking façade, original woodwork and elaborate designs as it was made with. This classical elegance and enduring sophistication makes it an architectural and historic treasure, as well as a memorable experience for every visitor. The mansion’s history remains vivid, and guests are welcomed to take a tour to learn more about Steamboat Captain Joseph Kinney and his family.

Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation during your visit, you will find both near the mansion. Rivercene is nestled in a quiet country setting where you can kick back with your favorite book, watch TV or enjoy the free Wi-Fi. Just a few minutes down the road you will find the scenic Missouri River bridge and the colorful city of Boonville, filled with antique stores and specialty shops where you can find souvenirs from your trip and unique keepsakes. Make reservations for a romantic dinner with your sweetheart in town, join together for a family dinner, or grab food while you play at the casino. For guests looking for more active entertainment, Rivercene is only a short walk away from a gorgeous biking and walking trail. If you have business in the city, or you are looking for more entertainment, Kansas City, St. Louis and Jefferson City are all less than a day’s drive away, and offer endless opportunities including nightlife activities, daytime fun with the family, sporting events, museums, outdoor activities and much more. If you are visiting a student in Columbia at Missouri University or touring the campus, Rivercene is the ideal alternative to a bland hotel. Located only 20 minute away, you and your prospective student can stay in style and enjoy everything the city has to offer during your fun-filled vacation.

Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a interesting and memorable family vacation, a relaxing escape just for yourself, or you are visiting family, friends, clients or colleagues in Missouri, Rivercene provides everything you need for an fresh, new and enjoyable experience you will always remember. The 12,000 sq ft mansion offers accommodations for one to five guests, with adjoining rooms available, and suites including whirlpool tubs. Take a virtual tour of the available rooms and common areas, and learn more about the mansion to find the perfect room for yourself or your family. See the list of upcoming events at Rivercene for extra fun during your trip. Book your room online or call to make reservations, or for more details on any room, events, directions and more.

127 County Road 463
New Franklin MO 65274
Phone: 1-800-531-0862 or 1-660-848-2497
Email your reservation request to hosts@rivercene.com

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