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Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast

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1109 West State Street, Jacksonville, IL 62650
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Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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
4 helpful votes 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Awesome!!!!! The place was absolutely beautiful. My wife and I stayed here the night of our wedding and we are both glad we stayed. The rooms are beautifully decorated and clean. Small snacks and drinks are provided by your room. The atmosphere is very romantic and the bed was super comfy. The breakfast was delicious and the owners were super... More

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

We are so happy to have you stay with us and certainly appreciate your wonderful review. Come back soon - right now the peonies are coming into full bloom! More

Brownsburg
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We have stayed in many B&B's before this weekend and we found Blessings to be at the top of the list for a return visit. Comfy bed, cozy robes for both of us, accomodating, friendly, gracious family members providing a delicious breakfast and lovely gardens (ready with the promise of brilliant splashes of colorful flowers every) make this B&B a... More

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

We are so happy to have you stay with us and certainly appreciate your wonderful review. Come back soon - right now the peonies are coming into full bloom! More

Vienna, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I was a guest speaker at Illinois College and this B&B was booked for me for 3 nights. I really enjoyed the stay. The bed in the Serenity on State Suite was very comfortable, the suite ample, the breakfasts were delicious and different every day, and the owners were most hospitable and accommodating. Thank you!

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

Thanks so much for your review, Jay! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and we're glad the college arranged for you to stay here. We look forward to seeing you again another day. In the meantime, I've been considering your recommendation that we serve specialty dinners in addition to our breakfasts. More

Evanston, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

A business trip to the Jacksonville area meant a hotel, but looking a bit further, I was very fortunate to find Blessings on State B&B. What a treat! Lovely suites in a Victorian mansion met my every need, and even better were innkeeper, Gwenn and her family truly made my stay a delight. Gwenn was very helpful in recommending restaurants... More

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

Hosting you was our pleasure, Clint! I'm so glad you had the opportunity to spend a few days here. It sounds like our Serenity Suite was a perfect fit. Your photos of Blessings on State are terrific and tell a great story, and your review comments along with your other Jacksonville area reviews provide future visitors with insight and a... More

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Address: 1109 West State Street, Jacksonville, IL 62650
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Location: United States > Illinois > Jacksonville

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Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast is located in the prestigious Duncan Park/West State Street historic district in Jacksonville, Illinois. One block from Illinois College, the Governor Duncan Mansion and the Illinois School for the Deaf, this beautiful 120-year-old mansion shines with the ambiance of the past. Strong architectural details include a stunning carved staircase, five distinctly different tiled fireplaces, pocket doors, natural wood floors and stunning chandeliers in every room. ... more   less 
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