Iowa Bed & Breakfast Guild
9001 Hickman Road, Suite 220
Des Moines, Iowa, 50322, United States

Special Moments Bed and Breakfast

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3070 State Highway 25, P. O. Box 101, Orient, IA  50858


A stately two-story colonial Bed and Breakfast, set in the peaceful, serene countryside of southwest Iowa, Special Moments B&B was built in Orient, Iowa, in 1912, and features original oak woodwork and wood flooring. WiFi.

See the many attractions of Adair County and all the history it has to offer. The famous "Bridges of Madison County" are just minutes away.

Then come home and relax on the lovely side porch overlooking Orient Lake or in the living room filled with candlelight. Wake up to a delicious full breakfast. Romantic dinners are available upon request.

Located near Des Moines, Winterset, Creston, and the Mormon Trail.

Voted "Best Breakfast" 4 years in a row!

Innkeeper: Carol Sheldahl
Phone: 515-710-8514

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Awards: 2012 INN-Credible Stays Award -- "BEST BREAKFAST"
2011 INN-Credible Stays Award -- "BEST BREAKFAST"
2010 INN-Credible Stays Award -- "BEST BREAKFAST"
2009 INN-Credible Stays Award -- "BEST BREAKFAST"
2004 Haverkamp Award for Outstanding Service to the Industry

Room rates: $75.00 - first night, $65.00 thereafter

Number of Rooms: 2
Private Bathrooms: Yes Shared Bathrooms: Yes
Check with innkeeper about children.
Pets can be accommodated; check with innkeeper first.
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Money Orders.

Note:   Open April 1- Nov.30 

Closed during winter months.