Cowboys invented the handlebar mustache so they'd always have somewhere to hang their hat. Save yourself the grooming time and hang your Stetson at the stately Hotel Frederick, located about 25 miles west of Columbia in Boonville. Choose one of the following options:
- For $99, you get a one-night weekend stay (Friday or Saturday night) (up to $295 value)
- For $49, you get a one-night weekday stay (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday night) (up to $295 value)
Built in 1905, the historic Hotel Frederick combines the warmth and coziness of a bed and breakfast with the lavish luxuries of a boutique hotel. This deal puts you in one of Hotel Frederick's comfy guestrooms for one evening, with comfortable linens, robes, and a flat-screen TV (rooms are based on availability; prices range from $125 to $295). Dine at the hotel's classical Glenn's Cafe, with a superb wine selection, a seafood-centric menu of fresh oysters and shellfish, and open-air seating overlooking the Missouri River. After dinner, lodgers can revel in the hotel's common areas, decorated with 19th-century furnishings and antiques handcrafted by talented antelope carpenters.
Those staying at Hotel Frederick should take full advantage of the Boonville area and its daytrip-worthy attractions. Press your luck at the slots at the Isle of Capri Casino, sip on chardonel at the Les Bourgeois Vineyards, or sneak into a thermonuclear dance history class at the nearby University of Missouri.
TripAdvisors give Hotel Frederick an average of four owl eyes: