about us

The Historical Monroe Manor was built in 1884 by CJ Monroe. His father, JR Monroe founded the city of South Haven in 1833 making this manor one of the most historic buildings of South Haven. While this manor has been in possesion of various owners over the years, it has been a Bed & Breakfast for over a decade, celebrating its 15th year in 2019. As a Bed & Breakfast guests are able to walk the 4 acres of the property and imagine what South Haven must have been like when this manor was built.

our mission

Our Mission is to provide the highest quality lodging possible in South Haven while giving our guests an authentically rustic experience. The rooms have been updated for luxurious comfort while maintaining its country charm..


Master Room
The Honeymoon Suite

Endulge yourself in the largest room in the house boasting a romantic 4 poster canopy bed, retreat to this room for romance and luxury with high-end linens mid a new vintage style claw foot tub for soaking pleasure and a vintage style shower surround for those who prefer showers. This room is also perfect for Honeymooners.

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Magnolia Room

A beautiful sunny room in shades of yellow leaving you with a warm feeling while resting in the 4 poster queen size bed. You will also enjoy the new and modern bath with two person shower and body sprays. A granite vessel sink is is also here to use and admire.

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Beechwood Room

This room is of simple elegance with warm golds and yellows along with luxurious damask silk bedding atop Monroe Manor's signature high end linens and pillowtop mattresses. The bath features his and hers sinks with lots of counter space and cabinetry. The couples size shower features double showerheads and a hand held, making a romantic as well as refreshing shower.

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  • MAY 1884

    Monroe Manor is Built by CJ Monroe

    It was C.J. Monroe, son of J.R. Monroe, that settled at South Haven, building and raising a family at what is now known as Monroe Manor. C.J. was also president of the town bank, now known as Clementine's Restaurant. He also served as Secretary of Agriculture for the state of Michigan. Mr. Monroe also contributed to the planning and execution of the Chicago World's Fair.