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Our Story

Learn the story of Hotel VersaillesA hotel has occupied
this site for over 150 years

1865

Around 1865, Isaac Marker built the Golden Eagle House on the site occupied today by Hotel Versailles.

1865

1872

Harrison Brandon and wife Margaret (Ward) purchased The Golden Eagle House and renamed it Brandon House.

1876

The Town Hall was completed to serve as the hub of government activities for the village and township.

1876

1877

Frank Snyder married Harrison Brandon’s widow and the hotel became The Snyder House.

1901-1902

A devastating fire destroyed the hotel, along with six business blocks and 38 residences in the heart of the village. The Hotel Snyder was immediately rebuilt.

1901-1902

1909

George H. and Amelia Worch purchased the hotel. Allen Wilson managed the hotel until 1929 followed by James and Bertha Beare who also operated a restaurant on site.

1945-1975

Ross Ward, longtime owner of Ward Drug Store, purchased the hotel. It became the Ward Hotel and the Beares continued as managers until 1950.

1945-1975

1976-1992

Carl Subler Trucking and others purchased the hotel and adjoining properties. After a complete remodel, the hotel opened as The Versailles Hotel.

1992

Renaissance Corporation, a subsidiary of Midmark Corporation, purchased the hotel and adjoining properties. The hotel underwent an extensive remodel.

1992

1993

The Inn at Versailles opened to the public with 23 suites and rooms on the second floor. Guests could enjoy a dining room, two banquet rooms and the hotel lobby. Michael Anthony's at The Inn also operated as a restaurant on the first floor of the hotel.

October 2019

The Inn at Versailles experienced a substantial fire that closed the business.

October 2019

January 2020

The decision was made to rebuild. Bigger, better and more beautiful than ever.

Now

Hotel Versailles will soon be opening its doors and is currently taking reservations for 2022!

Meet the Team

Executive Chef Aaron Allen

With over 14 years of culinary experience, Executive Chef Aaron Allen specializes in flavorful plates using locally sourced ingredients with a farm-to-table approach. In addition to menu planning at Silas, Chef Allen tailors catering for meetings, weddings and other events at the hotel.

Meet the Team

Managing Director Jack Olshan

Offering a true understanding of hospitality with more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Managing Director Jack Olshan is an integral part of the team at Hotel Versailles. He provides strategic leadership while maximizing guest experiences and driving operational excellence.