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Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast

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1109 West State Street, Jacksonville, IL 62650
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Ranked #1 of 2 Jacksonville B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Jacksonville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay. My hosts were wonderful and very accommodating! For a nice low stress stay this is the place to be! The breakfast was outstanding. i would recommend it to anyone coming to or in the area for a nice get away.

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us such high marks! We love it when "locals" recommend us! More

Houston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blessings on State truly is a beautiful stately home that came highly recommended to us. Gwenn, Glenn and Valerie are all so personable and work hard to accommodate you. My husband and I were fortunate to have the Tranquility Room with the large private bath and adjoining sitting area - everything in working order and very clean! The location is... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and we're pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return! It was a special pleasure to see you downtown during our monthly Gallery Hop and I'm glad you enjoyed exploring our neighborhood. Did you know that we have more than 30 architectural styles represented right here in Jacksonville?... More

olympia, wa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night and wish we could have been spent more. Lovely property that is tastefully curated by Gwen and well kept grounds a la Glen. Breakfast included a gluten free waffle and a yummy steamed apple with caramel. The location was peaceful and quiet. Great night with a little dulcimer solo by the gracious assistant manager, Val. Cookies... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We sure enjoyed having you stay with us! I'm glad you liked the Caramel Baked Apples - caramel apples... on of my fall favorites! Come see us again! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband and I had a truly blessed time at Blessing on State. Our stay was cut short due to a sudden death in our family and the innkeeper was most gracious and caring. The house is absolutely beautiful, with charm and elegance every where you look. It was rainy the entire time we were there so I didn't get... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and I'm so sorry for the circumstances that led to your early departure. Your pictures are terrific - thanks for sharing them! Next time you come, please remember that you're always welcome to use the desk in our Library/business center, as needed. We provide lap desks and surge protected power strips... More

Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for our anniversary and we loved it. Had sparking grape juice and glasses waiting on us in our room and their attention to details make it a great stay. And they have the best assistant inn keeper!! She made our stay much more special!

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We were delighted that you chose to stay with us as you celebrated your anniversary. Wishing you many more years of happy marriage! More

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Blessings on State Street in Jacksonville, IL. The house was amazing, the hosts most welcoming and the assistant innkeeper a real charmer! Would most definitely recommend! A perfect birthday weekend get away!

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Glad you could visit us during your birthday celebration! Come see us again! More

michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed in this B and B on a "roots" trip to southern Illinois----turned out to be the former home of a childhood friend in the fifties! It is a lovely, stately home that has been beautifully updated and appointed, and the family that runs the home is most welcoming and personable. The breakfasts are magnificent, and the innkeeper's baking... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you chose to stay with us during your trip down Memory Lane. What fun to learn of your memories of this area and our home! More

California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stayed here with my sister and her family over fourth of July weekend and it was amazing. Far superior to any of the hotels in Jacksonville, and worth every penny for the spacious accommodations. I did not expect a B&B with this level of luxury (beautiful linens, furnishes, etc) from my stay in Jacksonville. The innkeeper and staff (i.e.... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so happy that you and your extended family were able to join us in our 4th of July festivities. I love a parade - especially when it goes directly in front of our inn! We have so much fun with our annual Porch and Lawn Party and it was nice that you all could join in. (I think... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our room was gorgeous. The bed was insanely comfortable. Breakfast was delicious. And Gwenn was wonderful. Her daughter was the cutest and showed us our room perfectly. She even brought up cookies! We had our 8 year old son and they were very welcoming!! Many B&B's do not allow children - even if they are quiet and well behaved. It... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are delighted that you chose to stay with us! We happily welcome families to stay in our Tranquility Suite which offers the large suite and bathroom and the day bed in the adjoining sitting room. We enjoyed meeting you and hope that you'll come visit us again, soon! More

San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Make your reservation now because Blessings on State is the best place to stay in the Springfield, IL area. My mom and I were on a family/genealogy trip and wanted to stay in a small town. Jacksonville was perfect. Blessings on State is a short drive from St Louis and very close to Springfield. We stayed in the Tranquility Suite... More

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InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so happy that you and your mother enjoyed your stay with us. I'm glad you chose to stay in our smaller town just outside Springfield. What a great launching pad for your travels! I loved hearing about our local residents that helped you find the areas you were looking for, too. We look forward to your next visit! More

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Address: 1109 West State Street, Jacksonville, IL 62650
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Location: United States > Illinois > Jacksonville
Number of rooms: 2

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