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Historic Bell Hill

333 Bell Hill Road, Cobden, IL 62920
Historic Bell Hill
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the best B&B we've ever visited. We've been here several times, most of them spent in Grant's Room, our favorite, but recently stayed in Meiteny's Room which is also excellent. Julia is extremely talented in the two crucial areas for a successful B&B - interior design and decor and fabulous cooking skills. And, she has such a warm... More 

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Marion, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband booked this lovely B&B for our mini-moon for a couple days after our wedding. The views are stunning, even before the trees have leaves. Mrs. Julia was such a wonderful hostess and Inn-keeper. The breakfast each morning were to die for and so big, we didn't even need lunch! This visit really recharged our batteries after all stresses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This historic mansion and bed and breakfast has wonderful grounds, views that are breathtaking, and wonderful accommodations by a hostess who has southern charm and a sincere interest in her guests enjoying the experience. Our daughter had her wedding outside on the grounds overlooking the Shawnee Forest valley and then used the barn for the dance, etc. The facilities are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After two nights at the Inn, my husband and I felt as though we had not only stayed in the room previously occupied by General Grant but that our souls had stepped back in time for a short while. The ambiance and grace of the home as well as our lovely hostess has not been equaled by other B&Bs. You... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We have been staying with Julia at her lovely home since she began the biz. She is a spectacular hostess who throws the doors open and makes you feel like an old friend-and now she is a friend! We make the trip from St Louis several times a year. Her legendary breakfasts are past of the package too. The scenery... More 

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Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Spent two nights at the Historic Bell Hill and it was AMAZING!! We stayed in the Ballroom which which is the on the top floor/loft area. There were 7 of us and there was plenty of space for all of us. It is the perfect place for a girls getaway! She makes the most amazing breakfast! She also knows the... More 

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Sikeston, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Bell Hill based on those reviews and ditto every comment. We enjoyed a bottle of wine on our private balcony over-looking the beautiful patio and grounds. We can understand why couples choose this B n B for their weddings. Miz Julia is charming, gracious and we enjoyed every conversation with her. We really can't include all our... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Spent the weekend at the Historic Bell Hill and this place is truly a gem. Upon arrival, you're greeted by a magnificent view. The first floor is impressive, really high ceiling and classic furnishing. The rooms are also spacious, well furnished and comfortable. And Julia is the best hostess ever, both breakfasts were incredibly delicious!!! hig

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Historic Bell Hill is an AMAZING place! The B&B sits atop rolling hills surrounded by lush foliage nestled along Illinois wine trail! The history and vibe of the home tells you that everything Mrs. Julia does is with a true passion and the home is filled with years of history and love. The rooms are appointed with beautiful furnishings, cozy... More 

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Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We had such a wonderful stay at Bell Hill. Julia Todd is a gracious host and so welcoming to her home the Historic Bell Hill Bed and Breakfast. She is an excellent resource for what to do in the area, her recommendations were spot on. Breakfast was delicious and filling. After that breakfast we were certainly prepared to take on... More 

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