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Enjoy an overnight visit or a week's get-a-way in a safe, warm, and hospitable environment at this historic hotel.

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"Get 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 closet with mirror, original desert photography and paintings. 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 TV. The walls display the weird and wacky memorabilia from "America's Main Street" along with many souvenirs from our collection of the California Historic Route 66.  This suite has its own air-condition/heating systems and  includes a full bathroom. This suite was featured in an issue of Route 66 Magazine. The original historic Kansas Route 66 is located in Southeast Kansas an hour's drive southeast from Cherryvale.

As this is a museum building filled with many artifacts, children under the age of 16 are admitted by special arrangement only

This a non-smoking and no pets allowed bed and bed and breakfast.

Smoking is only allowed outside on the porch only

Route 66 Suite Amenities:

  • Private outside entry

  • Private AC/heating systems

  • Gas Log Fireplace

  • Large TV and remote VCR

  • Route 66/travel video collection

  • Use of video library

  • Route 66 memorabilia

  • Parlor Sleeper sofa

  • Kitchen dinning area

  • In kitchen coffee maker

  • Refrigerator

  • Microwave, and dishes

  • Popcorn and snacks

  • 2 Queen-size beds

  • Bedroom ceiling fan

  • Large double-door closet

  • Free Continental Breakfast

  • Boat and horse trailer parking is welcome.

Santa Fe Suite

“Enjoy the Santa Fe Railway Heritage”  Step back into the vintage charm reflecting 1912 when the Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast 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 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 track. 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 Bed & Breakfast Collection

Santa Fe Railway Suite Amenities:

  • Air-condition/heating system

  • Santa Fe “Native American” decor

  • Rustic hand-made furniture

  • TV and remote VCR/DVD player

  • Santa Fe Railway/train video collection

  • Use of video library

  • Santa Fe Railway art and memorabilia

  • Indian pottery and china

  • Kitchen area

  • In room coffee maker

  • Refrigerator

  • Microwave

  • Queen-size bed mattress

  • Bedroom ceiling fan

  • Private full bath

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Santa Fe Agent's Room

“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 track. 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 Bed & Breakfast Collection

Santa Fe Railway Agent's Room Amenities:

  • Air-condition/heating system

  • Agent's Bay Window with blinds

  • Santa Fe “Employees” memorabilia

  • Santa Fe Railway art and equipment

  • Santa Fe Railroad equipment models

  • Use of video library

  • Full-size bed/mattress

  • Santa Fe Display Headboard

  • Bedroom ceiling fan remote controlled

  • Shower

  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Leatherock 1912 Guest Room






Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast photo Collection

Step back into the opening days of the Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast. A hand-made quilt covers the queen-size bed with the ceiling fan cooling you on warm summer nights. A private bath has been added using one of the hotel's original claw-foot tubs.  Room has forced air heating and a/c.  Photo inserts: Promotion photo taken in 1912, the year the hotel opened for business.

 Room Amenities:

  • Queen-size bed

  • Air-condition/heating system

  • Bedroom ceiling fan

  • Original claw foot tub



Art Deco Suite

This 2-room suite with its Art Deco interior will reflect the art deco era 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.

Louise Brooks, whose bobbed-cut hair created a new trend with hair styles worldwide.( Photo insert: Publicity photograph by famous photographer M. I. Boris, 1925.)

Room features:

  • Two twin beds.

  • Walk-in shower

  • Large closet

  • Heat and air unit

  • Kitchenette dining area

  Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast Photo Collection

Vivian Vance Room

This room is 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 Mertz. It has been stated that "If Louise Brooks was born dancing, Vivian was born funny." Featured in this 1950s decorated room will be Vivian Vance memorabilia.
(Photo insert: Publicity photograph.)

Room Features:

  • Queen Bed
  • Full bath with tub and Shower
  • Large closet
  • Heat and a/c

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Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast
A Railroad Hotel Bed & Breakfast / Suites and Museum
420 North Depot Street         Cherryvale, KS 67335

Information and Reservations   620 336-3350

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