Each of the bedrooms at the Ruddick-Nugent-House Bed & Breakfast offers unique features
and custom decor designed with your comfort in mind. Come and enjoy our warm environment and hospitality.
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Martha's Room Martha's Room

At the top of the main staircase, Martha's Room boasts a queen bed, now with TEMPUR-PEDIC Swedish memory foam mattress and pillows for superior sleep luxury. The headboard is made from the original front doors of the house.

The room also features a modern jetted tub/shower, a marbleized cast-iron working fireplace, and antique wardrobe. Enjoy the gardens from the private deck.

Room Rate: $134.00 double, $124.00 single, $159.00 third person


William's Room William's Room

The unique feature of the bedroom is the penciled notation on the wall of the birthday heights of William Ruddick's children. The gasolier (chandelier for both gas and electric light) shows off the king-size bed. A cozy sitting room adjoins the bedroom.

The bath, reputed to be the original indoor bathroom in Columbus, has been remodeled to turn-of-the-century charm, with claw-foot tub and shower, pedestal sink, and high-tank toilet.

Room Rate: $124.00 double, $114.00 single, $149.00 third person

William's Bathroom

Lizzie's Room Lizzie's Room

The queen bed is complemented by flocked patterned blue and silver wallpaper and matching blue carpeting, all illuminated by another gasolier. The vanity is in the room itself leaving plenty of space in the bathroom for the shower and for a door to a "speaker's balcony" overlooking the main porch for morning coffeee or late evening relaxation.

Room Rate: $114.00 double, $104.00 single, $139.00 third person

Inez's Room

Fine views of the front and sideyards and a huge antique wardrobe characterize this bright and colorful space with its queen bed. The bathroom has a large shower, while the in-room vanity allows two to use the facilities at the same time.

Room Rate: $104.00 double, $94.00 single, $129.00 third person

Inez's Room

Room Rates do not include State Tax of 7% and Local Tax of 5%.

Special rates for long term stays. Please inquire.

Corporate rates are available. Please inquire.

To make a reservation, use the secure reservation section of this website, or call (812)-350-6708.

In making your reservation on-line or by phone, we ask you to hold the reservation with a Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express card. Your card will not be charged until you arrive. Please cancel more than 48 hours before your scheduled arrival or you will be charged for the nights covered by the 48 hour requirement. If you have booked two or more rooms and/or two or more nights, the cancellation policy may be 7 days instead of 2. You will be informed at the time of booking and also by the confirmation if this is the case. If you do not show, you will be charged.

The Ruddick-Nugent House provides four rooms offering inviting and relaxing Columbus, IN accommodations.  Each one of the rooms comes with the basic amenities for your stay and includes private baths, air conditioning, cable television, and Wi-Fi internet. They are uniquely designed and decorated to reflect different eras of the home's history.  Whether it's two people or one single occupant, each room will have everything you need during a weekend getaway.

Our B and B was voted as one of the best overall bed and breakfasts in the US and Canada as a result of the care and attention to detail we put into every room.  Come back to a clean and spacious room to wind down after spending time away from the house.  Our close vicinity to naturally beautiful towns and charming villages as well as the Brown County Art Colony make us an ideal option as a Nashville, IN bed and breakfast.  Below you'll find additional information on all our rooms as well as recommendations for booking rooms and making reservations.   


Rates are subject to change without notice.

Good reasons to stay at Ruddick-Nugent House
Take in the architecture! Columbus has over 50 significant examples of contemporary architecture, making it the 6th ranked center of architecture in the country. Bus tours available daily in season. Check out www.columbus.in.us.

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