Effies Place

Each of the uniquely decorated rooms has a charm of its own. All rooms have guest-controlled air conditioning, televisions, telephones, wireless Internet, hairdryer, writing desk, comfortable chairs, iron and ironing board. FAX machine available for guest use. All room prices are based on double occupancy and include a full hot breakfast. Additional guests are $15/person.

The guest refrigerator is always stocked with water.

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The Denver Suite

Our premier suite, the Denver Suite is named after General James W. Denver, a native of Wilmington. General Denver was the territorial governor of the Kansas territory, and the namesake of Denver, Colorado. This is a large suite that looks out on to the back gardens where you can see the result of Mumsie's hard work and green thumb.


The Davis Room

This room is named after Dr. A. T. Davis. The doctor built the house for himself and his family, and also helped to create the Clinton County Medical Society. One of the larger rooms in the house, it has a king size bed that can be converted to two twin beds, and a private bathroom with a jetted tub and shower. It also has a desk for writing and a small sitting area. This room overlooks the front of the house, which catches all the morning sun.


Extended Stay Apartments

Two 1-bedroom, fully furnished apartments with full kitchen and off-street parking. Amenities include cable and WiFi internet connection. Available at weekly, monthly, or yearly rates. Please call for availability and pricing.

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The Ellington Room


Named for a prior owner of the house, this room is perfect for the single traveler. It has a copper plated, full size brass bed, a private bathroom with a shower, and writing desk. This room also overlooks the front of the house, which has good views of downtown Wilmington and the city park about a block away.