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Willard Richards Inn

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950 White Street, Nauvoo, IL 62354
Willard Richards Inn
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay. The home was clean and welcoming. The owner has done a wonderful job restoring and taking care of the home. The inn keepers were so nice and helpful. They are knowledgeable about the area and the history if the home. What a pleasure to meet them all. We have already started recommending this place to all... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This incredibly rich and historic inn quickly became one of our favorite vacation destinations; its history, decor, architecture, quality, amenities, etc. are fantastic. The caretakers are amazingly friendly, informative and helpful. Tom Simpson (a professional photographer) and his wife, Jeanette, were both wonderfully accommodating hosts; Tom gave a fascinating tour of the Inn (including the wine cellar constructed of Temple... More 

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Blackfoot, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Willard Richards Inn in Nauvoo was the best part of our vacation. The room was clean, comfortable, with the best mattress ever. Not only was the facility wonderful, the owner and staff made us feel like part of the family. The historical education offered by the caretakers was absolutely amazing. We can't wait to go back!

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Las Vegas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I recently went to Nauvoo for the first time. We were celebrating our 29th anniversary so we decided to splurge and get find the perfect place to stay. We found the Willard Richards Inn on-line and it seemed like the perfect mix of historic locations and comfortable upscale accommodations. We've never stayed in a bed and breakfast... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We spent three nights at this historic Inn. It was in the old part of historic Nauvoo and seemed to be one of if not the only housing available in this part. The Inn keepers were fantastic and made our stay a delight. They had enough bicycles to accommodate our large family, allowing us to explore much of the area... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were only able to stay a short while. When I return, this is the place I will stay. I felt lucky that I had "happened upon" this great find. We enjoyed the free bike rental, the private tour of the home and the attention by the owner and the inn keepers. After seeing some of the other properties, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Epic was how the kids described our stay at the Willard Richards Inn. We stayed last week for five nights and four days and had an outstanding time. This inn is the only option for actually staying in the historic section of Nauvoo, but even better, you get to stay in one of Nauvoo's historic buildings with its own rich... More 

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Springville, Utah
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My middle name is Richards, so Willard Richards is a relative. It was exciting for me to live where he did. The historic nature of our stay was a high point, but the accommodations are beautiful. The nicely decorated rooms, wood floors and the attention of the inn keepers are fantastic. Historic tours of the home, free use of the... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for one night as we explored the state of Illinois. Jeanette and Tom welcomed us warmly and Tom gave us a fascinating tour of this historic home, pointing out special artifacts that fill it. Our room was very comfortable and the bathroom spotless. Although we were only there a short time, we were made... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Staying at the Willard Richards Inn was the best decision for our stay in Nauvoo.It is in Old Nauvoo, (i.e.The Beautiful part). History in abundance and we were right in it! Stayed in the Nauvoo Room; very cosy with nice ensuite bathroom and a view of the temple. Loved finding our breakfast basket waiting outside our door every morning! Having... More 

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