Welcome to Toad Hall Manor, an elegant, charming bed and breakfast which takes its name from the British children's classic, 'The Wind in the Willows'. Mr. Toad would feel right at home in the luxurious surroundings of this gracious manor. Toad Hall Manor is truly a wonderful place for a relaxing change of pace, celebration of a special occasion, or a romantic getaway. Discover why Toad Hall Manor has been given the distinction of being Montana's Premiere Bed & Breakfast.
Upon arrival, guests are greeted and pampered with the offering of Sherry, Port or other beverage to accompany their custom made chocolate mint toads. All four of the manors' unique rooms are named for one of the whimsical characters in 'The Wind in the Willows' and finely decorated with comfortable amenities, such as down pillows and comforters, feather beds, 600 thread count sheets and stylish decor. All share breathtaking views of the beautiful Rocky Mountains or the fairway of the Butte Country Club.
The manor is 11,000 square feet on five levels. Marble and granite richly accent each floor, even that of the high speed hydraulic elevator. The manor is ideally appointed for the vacationer and business traveler. There are two large wood burning fireplaces, four TV's, VCR's, DVD player, a library of movies, in room massages and plus free off site gym facilities!
Toad Hall Manor offers the very best in gourmet, fresh cuisine for your dining pleasure. Even before your main breakfast is served, we will delight you with our famous freshly made scones delivered right to your room with your choices of juice, a variety of teas or organic coffee and the morning paper. With our scones, you can indulge in a variety of homemade and unique butter spreads and curds such as our own lemon curd and lime curd, plus apricot pumpkin, passion fruit or pineapple butters (from Hawaii). Choose when you want your special scone delivery and breakfast time!
Breakfast is served on china, accented by crystal and silver, in your choice of the dining room, sun kitchen, Lily's Pad, outdoor deck or by special arrangement, in your room.
Here are just a few of our specialty breakfasts sure to entice your appetite:
Toady's Wheat and Eggs, Ratty's Eggs-Travagant Omelet, Ginger Pancakes with Blueberry-Maple Syrup, Polynesian French Toast, Sausage and Egg Quiche, Orange Pancakes with Pineapple-Orange Syrup, Lily's Saucy Biscuits plus much more!
Our fruit dish is served prior to the main dish and usually consists of seasonal fruit with with a lavish almond liquor drizzle, topped with whipped cream and spices, a cinnamon-vanilla yogurt, or a variety of glazes garnished with caramelized walnuts or coconut! Cynde will make her famous smoothies upon request as well!
Guests can relax or visit in our four common areas: On the third (Main Entry) level is the intimate and cozy Music Room with its Baby Grand Piano that is equipped with a microphone so that it fan be heard through the house-wide speaker system when it is played or the French doors may be closed for privacy. There is also the Great Room and adjoining Formal Dining Room, the Full Access Kitchen and Dining Area with an adjacent, large 'L' shaped outside deck. There is abundant patio furniture on the deck to take in the gorgeous views. The Great Room features a large wood burning fireplace that is surrounded by comfortable/luxurious furniture.
On the second level are the Garden Room and the adjacent kitchenette, called Lily's Pad, equipped with microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator and bistro table and chairs. This unique area, with its lighted dance floor and neon lights, has unlimited potential! It leads directly out to the beautiful lawn and golf course that have large covered deck sections for shade or rain. .Also the Garden Room is ideal for small business meetings or intimate family gatherings and the kitchenette is convenient for coffee and snacks at any time. The Garden Room also features a large wood burning fireplace surrounded by extra cozy overstuffed furniture and a big screen TV.
In addition, for the business traveler, we have two photocopiers (one black and one color), plus a fax machine and scanner; also with our high speed internet, wireless systems, many lap top computers may be used simultaneously in the same room.
For those guests who, for either business or personal reasons, do not wish to interact with other guests or their hosts, the Badger Suite on the fifth floor provides anonymity and privacy. With private key access through the elevator, this self contained area is ideal for peaceful rest or work. Please let us know if your wish is to have exclusive quiet and privacy and we will be happy to oblige no matter what room you are staying in.
.South from Helena and Great Falls: Take the 1st exit for Butte, exit 127, or the Harrison Avenue exit. Turn left onto Harrison Avenue. Stay in the left hand lane and go to the 4th stoplight, where you will turn left onto Elizabeth Warren Avenue. Go seven tenths of a mile to Green Lane and turn right. We are the first driveway on the left, through the brick wall, which is the second house from the corner
.West from Bozeman and Billings: Take the 1st exit for Butte, exit #228. Turn left at the stop sign onto Mt. Highland Drive (there is no street sign at this turn). You will be crossing over the Interstate. After crossing over the Interstate, you will come to a stop sign and a flashing red light. Go straight each time you stop. Do not take Continental Drive, which goes immediately to the right. Mt. Highland Drive turns gradually to the right and ends at Elizabeth Warren Avenue (1.8 miles from Interstate 90). Turn right onto Elizabeth Warren for two blocks, turning right again at Green Lane. We are the 1st driveway on the left, through the brick wall, which is the second house from the corner.