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The Banes Suite in the Historic Banes House Of Metamora

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 Metamoras 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 a 350 square-foot suite located at ground level and has a reserved parking space right outside the private entrance.

The Bedroom in the Banes Suite

Walk into the Banes Suite and you'll be amazed by the room. We offer a large, 350 sq ft suite with a Queen-size bed, large private bathroom, sitting area with very confortable sofa, armchair and large 42" screen satellite TV, dvd player with an assortment of movies, in-room dining area, kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster and a desk stocked with plenty of reading material. You have your own dedicated water heater and furnace/ac. The suite has a contemporary design with tile and wood flooring and well-decorated with historic reproduction art. Plenty of lighting as well as dimable lighting for mood and accent.

The Sitting Area in the Banes Suite
Kitchen area of the Banes Suite

Since our primary business (The Smelly Gourmet) includes a gourmet coffee bar, the Banes Suite of course is provided with an in-room coffee maker and plenty of our signature blend ground coffee. We also provide food in the room for a light continental breakfast, as well as various snacks and drinks, all of which are included in the cost of the room.

If you are staying at the Banes Suite arrangements can be made in advance for a special meal to be catered in the dining area of your suite by Steve, who will be both the cook and the server.

Dining area of the Banes Suite

Bathroom of the Banes Suite   Bathroom sink in the Banes Suite
Another view of Living Area in the Banes Suite  
The bathroom has its own heater so you can step out of the amazing rain shower to a warm room. While getting ready you'll enjoy the state of the art large vessel sink with a waterfall faucet protruding from the wall. You have ample of space to put all your belongings. Stocked with our own brand of Crema Fiore Bath and Body products.
You will enjoy all the privacy you desire, but Steve and Brenda, who live in the main house above the coffee bar, will be always close at hand to provide everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
While staying at the Banes Suite, you can enjoy our courtyard and covered deck or our outdoor old stone patio for relaxing in the evenings. We sit on the deck often in the evenings, often with local neighbors, and frequently with a wood fire burning in the adjacent fire-pit. We always have the fixings for s' mores! Just ask and we will provide them.

To reserve the Banes Suite call Steve or Brenda at 513-314-5693

Arrival Time: you may check in any time after 2 p.m.   Reservation Policy: a credit card is required to reserve the room.
Departure Time: Checkout time is 11 a.m.   Cancellation Policy: Because we only have the one suite, cancellations must be made prior to 14 days of check in time. If you cancel in less than 14 days you agree to your card being charged for the full amount of the room. During Christmas Walk a 30 day cancellation applies.
Parking: A parking space is provided to our guest. It is located by the entrance to the room.   Occupancy: Accommodates 2 adults. Sorry, no children or pets. This is a luxury suite for 2.

Banes Suite Rate

Jan 1- April 30   Fri-Sat: $89; Sun-Thu: $79
May – Thanksgiving   Fri-Sat: $99; Sun-Thu: $89
Thanksgiving- Dec 25 (30 day cancellation policy)   Fri-Sat: $125; Sun-Thu: $99
Dec 25- Dec 31   Fri-Sat: $99; Sun-Thu: $89
Special Weekends   Fri-Sat: $125
(Special Weekends are July 4th Weekend, Old Time Music Fest, Canal Days, Tree Lighting.)
Canal Days and Christmas Walk are a two night minimum - Fri & Sat.

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Taxes are 12% total- includes 7% Indiana Sales Tax and 5% Franklin County Innkeeper Tax
When our Metamora Store is closed you can still find us  24/7 on the web at one of our websites:
All Occasions Gift Shop Crema Fiore   The Smelly Gourmet Geek Gifts