The Emerald Necklace Inn & Tea Room is one of Cleveland’s historic treasures. This brick building built in 1863 during the Civil War. ” One of Fairview’s most tender love stories began in this valley setting”. NIck and Mary Gilles, 53 years of marriage Gilles Sweet School is a name sake for their son. In 1910, Nick was voted the 1st Treasurer of the city and was fondly remembered by every new bride who who came to the store; she received a washboard as a wedding gift. This tradition is carried on today with the Emerald Necklace Inn, (1999), Inn Keeper, Gloria Cipri Kemer. Today the building houses a Bed&Breakfast, Tea Room. Proud of their roots, new generation of the Gilles family visit. Family members are buried in Fairview Park Cemetery.
The Emerald Necklace Inn, in keeping with a Gilles family tradition of hospitality to newlyweds, presents a washboard to each newlywed couple that books the wedding package.
The Inn is decorated in a Victorian style with many small treasures on display for your discovery and enjoyment.
The Emerald Necklace Inn & Tea Room strives to be a comfortable and cozy home away from home for our guests. We truly believe in providing Hospitality from the Heart.
In our fast paced high tech times, it is important to take time to slow down and get away from it all. We are the perfect place to relax and renew yourself.
There are quiet spaces within, and the gardens are perfect for sitting, reading or just relaxing.
Our Bed & Breakfast is a perfect get-away with beautiful guest rooms for you to enjoy a weekend (or more) away from home! We are also a great place to stay for families visiting loved ones at Fairview Hospital.