For the Historic Railroad Hotel Bed & Breakfast/Suites and Museum
Information and Reservations 620 336-3350
Enjoy perfect peace on an overnight visit or a week's get-a-way in a safe, warm, and hospitable environment at this historic hotel.
VISA, MasterCard, American Express always welcomed.
since January 2006
Your Kicks Along Route 66!" This 3-room Bed
and Breakfast Suite or retreat has
its own private entrance from the outdoor brick turn-of-the-century sidewalk.
The Route 66 Suite is also separated from the rest of the hotel. It is
furnished in an eclectic mixture of the eight states that the "Mother
Road" traveled and its unusual and peculiar memorabilia.
The sleeping quarters, with its
Southwest desert decor from the states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and
Texas, features two queen-size beds, a large ceiling fan, a large double-door
closet with mirror, original desert photography and paintings, and a unique
suitcase dressing table. The spacious yet cozy sitting parlor, with its eclectic
furniture mixture from the four central states that Route 66 traveled, entice
you to relax or curl up with a book after your day's travel or outing. Or
enjoy videos on the large screen TV. The walls display the weird and wacky
memorabilia from "America's
Main Street" along with many
souvenirs from your host's collection while president of the California Historic
Route 66 Association. Answer the Route 66 trivia quiz and you may be eligible to
win a prize. This suite has its own air-condition/heating systems and includes a private full bathroom, a private back porch
and use of the kitchen's dining area.
This suite was featured in a recent issue of Route 66 Magazine. The original
Kansas Route 66
is located in Southeast Kansas,
a little over an hour's drive southeast from Cherryvale. The fully equipped guest kitchen
is available for an additional $25 fee during your stay.
Route 66 Suite Amenities:
For Business Travelers, the 14'x16' sitting parlor can be rearranged into a small conference, media area, showroom, or private dining area. Office amenities include faxing, copying, mail services, TV with VCR, 35mm and overhead projectors. Larger meeting rooms, separated from this suite, are also available. Fishing equipment, rental gear, and "Escape" picnic baskets are available upon advance notice. Boat and horse trailer parking is welcome.
Route 66 Suite Rates: $66 per night, 3-nights $186, weekly rate $372 per week (7th night FREE). All rates are single or double occupancy. Each additional guest (over 12 years) $17 per person. Corporate rates are available. Gift Certificates are also available. Applicable bed and sales tax not included. Minimum nights stay may be required at certain times. Rates are based upon availability and are subject change without notice. See Hotel Guest Information below for details.
Santa Fe Suite
“Enjoy the Santa Fe Railway Heritage” Step back into the vintage charm reflecting 1912 when the Leatherock Hotel was built and the Santa Fe traveled north/south route through Cherryvale. Accommodations for this 2-room suite include traditional Santa Fe “Native American” decor and restored furniture. The parlor room accommodates a small guest kitchen facility. A hand-made quilt covers the full-size bed with the antique ceiling fan cooling you on warm summer nights. The two large drape curtained windows face the original Santa Fe trackage. A private full bath has been added. This suite is entered from the hotel’s front veranda on Depot Street. Photo inserts: Santa Fe The Tulsan passenger train arriving at Cherryvale, 1968, pulled by Locomotive #353, one of ten the General ElectricU28CG built for passenger service on the Santa Fe Railway and suite amenities. Leatherock Hotel Collection
Santa Fe Railway Suite Amenities:
“Relax in the Santa Fe Railway Agent's Office” Enjoy the vintage charm of 1910-1940 when the Santa Fe depot agent worked the north/south route through Cherryvale. This room is a replica of this Santa Fe office with the Agent's bay window, his desk and office memorabilia . The bay window overlooks the original Santa Fe tracks which is presently owned and worked by the South Kansas & Okolona (SKOL) Railroad of the Watco Companies. A 12-ton diesel switcher rests just outside this bay window on display tracks. Period displays and memorabilia in this guest room includes Santa Fe “employee's” yard charts, maps, drawings, photos, models of Santa Fe railroad rolling stock, safety posters, and employee lanterns and equipment .A montage display of Santa Fe locomotives and artifacts hangs over the full-size bed. The antique style ceiling fan cools you on warm summer nights. The second large curtained window faces south providing an additional view of the original Santa Fe trackage. A private full bath has been added with shower only. This guest room is entered from the hotel’s front veranda on Depot Street. Photo inserts: Santa Fe freight train locomotives, history of Santa Fe Railway service, SKOL Railroad locomotives in action, and guest room amenities. Leatherock Hotel Collection
Santa Fe Railway Agent's Room Amenities:
|Santa Fe Suite Rates: $59 per night, 3-nights $168 and $370 per week (7th night FREE) double occupancy. Applicable bed and sales tax not included. Rates are based upon availability and are subject change without notice. See Hotel Guest Information below for details.|
Santa Fe Agent's Guest Room
$54 per night,
3-nights $154 and $308 per week (7th night FREE) double occupancy.
Applicable bed and sales tax not included. Rates are based upon availability
and are subject change without notice.
See Hotel Guest Information below for details.
back into the opening days of the Leatherock Hotel. Accommodations include
original restored decor and room furniture. A hand-made quilt covers the
full-size bed with the antique ceiling fan cooling you on warm summer
nights. A large lace curtained window facing the outside garden completes
the vintage charm reflecting the period when the hotel was built. A private
bath has been added using one of the hotel's original claw-foot tubs and an
original commode. Radiant floor heating has also been added for your
comfort. Photo inserts: Promotion photo taken in 1912, the year the hotel opened
for business, Downtown Cherryvale, Frisco Depot across Front Street of
Your host is always at
your service with information about local and
surrounding area restaurants and cafes, points of interest, golf courses,
fishing and hunting regulations, horseback riding, bicycling and other leisure
A licensed massage therapist
can be arranged for an extra fee.
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
is available, 7 to 10:30am, served in your suite, front veranda, or in the Santa Fe Guest Lounge.
Hotel's specialty: Freshly made cherry breakfast delicacies.
Campers, mobile homes, and trailers welcome! RV Hook-Ups with
electric and water facilities (water only during summer months) are
located on Front Street and/or the private driveway. Electrical hook-ups will
accommodate both trailers and RV vehicles with either the old or the newest
standard power cords. Restroom and laundry facilities are available
inside the hotel by prior arrangement. There is ample space to park,
position and/or turn any RV equipment Extra parking areas can also
accommodate additional boat and horse trailer
welcome! The Leatherock
Hotel is just off
old U.S. Highway 169 that stills travels though downtown Cherryvale. New
State Highway 169 was relocated 1-mile west of Cherryvale in 2005 . At SEK Grain, located across the street, a truck and trailer commercial
weight scale is available Monday through Saturday mornings for your
This elegantly appointed 2-room suite with its private bath and Art Deco interior will reflect the lifestyle of the 1920s when Mary Louise Brooks became America's most dazzling silent screen star. She was born on November 14, 1906 to a Cherryvale lawyer. Her mother was one of the community's music and literary leaders. By the age of 10, Louise Brooks was already well known for her professional dancing. Among her childhood friends was Vivian Roberta Jones, later to be known as Ethel Mertz on the "I Love Lucy" TV series.
Featured in this site
movie memorabilia, portraits, and other vintage material from this erotic actress's career, whose bobbed-cut hair created a new trend with hair styles
worldwide. It will be entered
through the main hotel lobby. Because of its special private hot
tub nook, it is often referred to as the "Honeymoon Suite". The
recently produced TV video, Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu, plus other
movies in video from from her Hollywood and German career will be available for your enjoyment. Radiant floor
heating will be added for your winter comfort. Photo insert:
Publicity photograph by famous photographer M. I. Boris, 1925. Leatherock
This guest room styled after her Hollywood dressing studio will be dedicated to Cherryvale born actress
Vivian Vance. Born Vivian Roberta Jones on
July 26, 1909, the second born of 6 siblings she was blessed with an
outgoing personality. After a theater and movie career, she became Lucille
Ball's legendary 50s and 60s TV Series neighbor, Ethel
It has been stated that "If Louise Brooks was born dancing, Vivian was born
funny." Featured in this 1950s decorated Hollywood Studio guest room
will be Vivian Vance
memorabilia including videos from her film career and "I Love Lucy" TV
series. Two large windows face the hotel's outside gardens. Radiant floor
heating will be added to this corner guest room and its private bath. Photo
insert: Publicity photograph.
You know you're in a small town when you dial a wrong phone number and talk for fifteen minutes...
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