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Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

1812 Richview Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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atlanta
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was everything you expect from a b&b and more. Larry is a wonderful host. Every detail is attended to-the food was amazing, the sheets were so soft, the decorating superb, and every comfort provided. We highly recommend staying here!

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Decatur, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was our third or fourth trip to Sidwell Friends, and I guarantee that we will return over and over again! The house is absolutely gorgeous. Larry (the innkeeper) has done an amazing job with the decorations and the atmosphere. It feels warm, quaint, and like a home away from home. He has also done a fantastic job of updating... More

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West Calder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed in June and this was our second visit. What can I say, everything is fabulous and the Innkeeper's (Larry) attention to detail is second to none. The rooms are beautiful and filled with amazing antiques. The beds are really comfortable and the bedding is of the highest quality. Larry even supplies bathrobes, a selection of toiletries, a DVD... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed one night (a Monday) on our road trip from the Carolinas to the Pacific NW. We were the only guests and Larry made us feel right at home. The house is striking; by far the best one on the block! It is very tastefully decorated and comfortable on the inside. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast (fresh fruit, granola,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this B & B on our way from GA to Moline, IL. After a long day of driving we wanted a quiet room and comfortable bed/pillow. We chose right. Larry was the perfect host and fixed a great breakfast. He's decorated the house with amazing taste - pictures and antiques that all have a... More

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This home is absolutely gorgeous with such attention to detail by an obvious antiques junkie! Larry was an entertaining caring host, and the breakfast was also great. Well worth an overnight stay even if Mount Vernon is not a planned stop.

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Address: 1812 Richview Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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Location: United States > Illinois > Mount Vernon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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