Experience the ambiance of this beautifully restored, 105 year old piece of history on Story Street. The original marble staircase leads to the lobby area. Another flight of stairs completes the journey to a charming apartment complete with full kitchen, dinette and seating area. Sleep in a 1930’s Murphy bed. Enjoy railroad decor. Across the street from the UP railroad, you will be lulled to sleep by trains passing through town during the night. Not handicap accessible. No elevator.
The Railway Suite is more than a place to rest your head. It celebrates the legendary Union Pacific Railroad, situated across the road from the Story Street Inn and the historic city of Boone, Iowa.
This classic suite offers a full size Murphy bed, circa 1915, embellished with a soft mattress and fine linens in a railroad theme. The fully furnished kitchen has the original cabinets but all the modern conveniences with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffee pot. The living area has large windows overlooking Veteran’s Memorial Park and Story Street. A railway theme, with trains and railroad memorabilia, is carried on throughout the suite.The bathroom is next on our list to update, but is very clean and currently has a huge old soaker tub/shower combination. Towels, shampoo, conditioner, soap and other amenities are provided for guests.
Reasons to stay at this Story Street Apartment.... We are just a couple blocks south of the historic Whistle Stop Cafe! Downtown Boone is a haven for those who love antiquities. A stroll down Story Street, antiquing, could take an entire day. Nearby, is a museum which is the birthplace of former first lady, Mamie Eisenhower. The Boone County History Center is located on Story Street and is located within walking distance from the Inn. Schedule an excursion or have a weekend dinner on the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad and visit the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum. McHose Park offers acres and acres of roads and trails for hiking, tennis courts, a swimming pool, Frisbee golf, The Canine Corral (a dog park) and lots of play areas for children. Ledges State Park is just a few miles from the Inn. Seven Oaks Recreation offers canoeing and kayaking in the summer and downhill skiing in the winter.
The apartment is just fifteen minutes from Ames, Iowa, where Iowa State University Cyclone events such as sports and concerts are held. While in Ames, visit the Furman Aquatic Center offering swimming and waterslides, Reiman Gardens and the museums and art centers at the University.
In less than an hour, guests can drive to the state capital in Des Moines and take in all the capital city has to offer without paying capital city lodging rates.
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Boone, Iowa, USA