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Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

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1812 Richview Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my fourth time staying with Larry. The property is beautiful, meticulously maintained and the rooms incredibly comfortable. Fantastic breakfast. But the highlight is Larry! Interesting, fun to talk to and a truly outstanding innkeeper! You won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I were guests of the inn 4/16/2015. Without exception, every aspect of our stay was perfect! The home is gorgeous, filled with beautiful antiques & objets d'art. Larry has overlooked not a single detail to insure the ultimate comfort of each guest. His warm hospitality was delightful as well. The breakfast was delicious, & the presentation was... More 

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Buckhannon
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! My mom and I were blown away by this B&B. We were driving from the East Coast to Colorado and decided to stay here for one night. What a great decision that was! First of all, the host (Larry) was so accommodating with our short notice. I have a gluten allergy and even with just one day's notice, he... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family (college-aged daughters and parents) and had a great experience! The four of us were the only ones staying the night so Larry said we could use the main areas of the house as well to relax in. The house is beautiful with lots of antiques and art in the sitting and reading rooms. Also... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Gracious hospitality, fresh spring flowers, a bountiful breakfast, and amazing furnishings, including the "signature" Althorp Secretaire - all make this B&B one of our favorites. Our room, the Dunaven, offered an en suite bath with an oversized walk in shower and a Jacuzzi air tub for two.The Asian inspired accents were classical and offered a subtle ambiance to the traditional... More 

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Portage, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Sidwell Friends B & B was just what I was looking for after a long day of travel and before the start of a hiking triad a great night of sleep in a comfy bed in a quiet location. The decor was tasteful and welcoming, the residential neighborhood charming, and the breakfast delicious and beyond adequate: fresh fruit, yogurt, ham,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed a two evening stay at Sidwell Friends earlier this autumn. Our host Larry welcomed us to his home and provided us with every aspect of fulfillment for a wonderful stay. Our accommodations wanted for nothing,our bedroom and bath so inviting as to make it difficult to venture out. A Kuerig coffee maker just outside... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast is an absolute gem. The gracious owner/host Larry Sidwell has put incredible attention toward every detail into his beautiful home, and it shows. My room, the Pruett, was beautifully decorated and immaculate. Wifi, cable TV, CD player, lots of DVDs were available. The breakfasts--fresh fruit, yogurt, strata, orange mango juice, breakfast breads (among other selections)--were... More 

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Madison, WI
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On a Monday night in early October we were the only guests. Larry welcomed us at the front door like old friends. He offered two breakfast options; French toast or strata. There was also fresh fruit, breakfast breads, granola and yogurt. Accommodations were immaculate and chemical-free, with no artificial scents. We slept well on an extremely comfy bed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We needed a one night stay in Southern Illinois on our way south, we chose the Sidwell Friends Inn. Our host, Larry made our stay quite memorable. The beautifully restored 1920's home and grounds made our stay very special. Not a detail was ignored form the extra quality of the bedding and lush towels. The home was beautifully appointed with... More 

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