Historic Metamora, Indiana 1838 Canal Town

The Banes Suite at The Smelly Gourmet is An Elegant Overnight Suite for Two. Unique in Design, Style and Comfort.

Enjoy the experiences of the pre-civil-war village of Metamora and surrounding attractions by day, then retire to elegant, comfortable, modern and romantic accommodations for the evening and night in Metamora's finest suite for two.

The Banes Suite is located at The Smelly Gourmet in the heart of the historic district of Metamora (at the intersection of Banes Street and South Main), the proprietors of the Smelly Gourmet European Coffee Bar/Gift Shop offers Metamora's most elegant and luxury suite comfortable for a night, weekend or week long stay. 

Attached to the rear of the Jonathan Banes home, the Banes Suite is over 350 square-foot suite located at ground level and has a reserved parking space right outside the private entrance.

You'll be amazed when you step out of the historic village and into our modern lodging with the following features:

  • Queen Sized bed and large private bathroom.
  • Sitting area with very comfortable sofa and armchair, 42" screen satellite TV, DVD player with an assortment of movies.
  • In-room dining area and kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster (with plenty of our signature blend ground coffee from our coffee bar)  OUR COFFEE BAR MENU
  • Desk stocked with plenty of reading material.
  • Dedicated water heater and furnace & A/C.
  • Contemporary design with tile and wood flooring, plenty of mood and accent lighting with various levels of dimming.
  • In-room light continental breakfast ingredients as well as various snacks and drinks included in cost of room.
  • Enjoy our covered deck and courtyard with waterfall located behind the suite.

See Policies Below.

Banes Suite Rental Rates (per night, including taxes)

Taxes are 12%, including 7% Indiana Sales Tax and 5% Franklin County Innkeeper Tax

Jan 1- April 30 Fri-Sat: $99.68; Sun- Thu: $88.48
May-Thanksgiving Fri-Sat: $110.88; Sun-Thu: $99.68
Thanksgiving - Dec 25 (30 day cancellation policy) Fri-Sat: $140; Sun-Thu; $110.88
Dec 25-Dec 31 Fri-Sat: $110.88; Sun-Thu: $99.68

Special Weekends

(July 4, Labor Day, Canal Days, Tree Lighting, Christmas Walk)

Fri-Sat: $140

Canal Days and Christmas Walk requires a 2 night minimum stay.

Just steps from the suite: Enjoy The Smelly Gourmet!

The Smelly Gourmet - Food, lodging, gifts, and coffee right in the heart of Metamora, Indiana!


19062 South Main Street, Metamora, IN 47030

Banes Suite Policies

For Reservation, telephone Steve or Brenda at 513-314-5693

Arrival Time: Any time after 2 p.m. Departure Time: Checkout is at 11 a.m. Parking: One space provided near entrance of Suite Occupancy: 2 adults - Sorry, no children or pets.

Meals: Continental Breakfast and Drinks included. Reservation Policy: A credit card is required to reserve the room. Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made prior to 14 days of Check-in Time. If you cancel less than 14 days until room rental, you agree to your card being charged for full amount of room. During Christmas Walk, a 30 cancellation policy applies instead of 14.



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