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4 years in a row, Maple Leaf Cottage Inn has been chosen as the #1 Bed & Breakfast in Southwest Illinois!

Come visit and see why!

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Maple Leaf Cottage Inn has been a beacon for the history and natural splendor that is Elsah,  Illinois. We are a historic river town nestled between the bluffs on the Mississippi River, just a short drive from Alton and Grafton, Illinois.

Whether you are looking for a quiet place to relax or a unique setting for that special occasion, our Bed and Breakfast stands out as a first choice for making memories that last a lifetime.

We look forward to having you as our guest!


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We’re pleased to announce that Maple Leaf Cottage Inn has been recognized with 2017 & 2018 Certificates of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews we’ve earned on TripAdvisor




We have been named a “Best Romantic Getaway in Illinois” by


We are featured in Lonely Planet’s guidebook USA’s Best Trips – 52 Amazing Road Trips