This restored 1929 Rice Hospital building in Odell, now known as the Rice Lodge & Conference Center is a six + bedroom Hotel/Bed & Breakfast facility. It is run by volunteers of the Odell Community. All of the bedrooms have their own private bath. Guests can rent bedrooms for overnight stays or just rent the conference room for a gathering of any sort. At this time, guest bedrooms rent for $80.00 + tax per night and an additional room with just a hide-a-bed if reserved with another bedroom is $25.00 + tax per night. The conference room rent is $35.00 per day. Breakfast is served for overnight guests. It is self serve so guests can rise early or sleep in, but on occasion, it is catered. There is one bedroom on the first floor that is completely handicap accessible. Check in and check out time is flexible.

Handicap guests can park on the East side of the building right outside the door and enter the building with ease.

The Rice Lodge & Conference Center has free Wi-Fi and internet hookup available in all rooms. The whole facility is fire marshal inspected and approved and has a fire/smoke detection and alarm system with sprinklers. Take a look at our Tour the Lodge page for more information about each room. Check out area attractions and events on the Odell website.


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