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Tara Point Inn and Cottages

1 Tara Point Ln., Grafton, IL 62037
Tara Point Inn and Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dow, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed in the house. The view is truly stunning. Pack a few bottles of wine, a cooler, and some cheese and crackers...and you are good to go. We sat for hours on the deck, viewing the barges, boats, birds and sunset over the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. If you look east, you get a great view of The Great... More 

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Sparta, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had often seen this inn high on the hill as we drove through Grafton and wondered what it was. We were fortunate enough to get the suite in the Inn at the last minute after our other plans were cancelled. Although the decor was a bit dated, the suite was large with a sitting area and whirlpool. We had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

we just returned from a weekend at Tara Point Inn & Cottages to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Everything was wonderful. Nice cabins, Great service. Very clean and well kept. Lots of little extras. HIghly recommend. We stayed in a cottage and loved it.

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Decatur, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We spent an evening at Tara Point for our 30th anniversary - what a treat! Fantastic view overlooking the river. Allison and Fred are wonderful hosts and the house is beautiful with lots of great family history. Sorry we only spent 1 night and plan to return for weekend trips! I highly recommend Tara Point!

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