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Tara Point Inn and Cottages

1 Tara Point Ln., Grafton, IL 62037
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Can't beat this view on the Illinois river. The stay was wonderful, I had no problems whatsoever. I have to say that the woman working in the office here seemed unfriendly. She was not welcoming. Other than that, the cabins are very comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Visited cabins in August 2013 (stayed in r1)and August 2015.(r2) Both stays were very enjoyable, with r2 cabin having a slightly better view. Was glad to notice they put a wine opener in the cabin since our first visit and some extra soap (three bars total). As you can tell from the other reviews, the views are phenomenal and it... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights at the Inn & the river views were tremendous! Enjoyed walking the deck the length of the Inn to get a bird's eye view from nearly 300 feet above. Alison was super cool, made a lovely breakfast & we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Want to go back in winter to see the bald eagles & stay... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed in most places in Grafton and this was by far the most enjoyable. They have two room suites with breakfast and snacks in the fridge. With provided binoculars we saw a lot of deer and Eagles. The view from the hill showed the rivers and woods. The bed was comfy and the area was quiet. We loved... More 

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Dow, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My husband surprised me by making the reservation all on his own (he never does this!), so we started out with a great memory. When we arrived, he drove straight to the Cabin we were to stay in and there were flowers on the table and a bottle of wine chilling. He later explained that he snuck these items to... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The view is spectacular. You have a picture perfect view of the river and bluffs. It is remote, peaceful and spiritual. The Inn is close to eateries and shopping. This is a place to meditate and renew, but still enjoy shopping and nightlife.

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1 Thank Rita H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed one night in the hotel, main house. (not cottages) This place is special. Cozy. Wonderful and Lovely. Family ran. Personal touches abound. Breakfast included home made local cinnamon rolls, OJ & coffee, fresh fresh fruits, cereals, bagels and breads jams and jellies....all just the finest. The view out our bedroom slider was just spectacular. Could not move the view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed on a two night for one deal. Excellent except for one minor thing. We were told late the first day there would be no continental breakfast the 2nd day because they were losing money on the deal. That implies they could have rented the space to someone else;then why offer two for one? Also, if they are losing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Celebrated my husband's birthday in a cabin for a couple of nights in January. Bald eagles winter in this area and can be seen in the trees along the river. We saw quite a few. The bluff top location has to be the best view along the famous River Road. The cabins are wonderfully decorated, fully equipped and very comfortable.... More 

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Hannibal, Missouri
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We wanted to take just a couple of days break, and found this in Grafton, Illinois - one of the best places we have ever stayed. Looking for a cabin? This might be the Hilton of cabin life. Staff was great, accommodating, room was terrific - the decor is different in each room, I think, so you might want to... More 

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