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William Watson Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   105 E Washington Street, Pittsfield, IL 62363-1452
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Ranked #1 of 3 Pittsfield B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

On a color fest trip we were impressed by the Pittsfield Illinois court house and town square. Sat on a bench to look at the courthouse and found ourselves in front of this hotel. Inquired about rooms and the owner gave us a personal tour. We decided to stay and the experience was very pleasant. The owners have made this... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I just got home from staying at the William Watson Hotel. It was like a home away from home. Jane, one of the owners checked me in. She was pleasant and effecient. She walked to my room WITH me and showed me how to run the AC/Fan unit. The staff is small but accomodating. The rooms are quiet and sitting... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We wanted to have an Americana 4th of July this year and decided we would spend a couple of days in Hannibal, MO. By the time we made the decision there were no rooms available in Hannibal. We did some searching in nearby Louisiana, MO and far down on the list the WW Hotel showed up. We liked the pictures... More 

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Tiskilwa, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I had a great experience staying one night at the William Watson Hotel. The room was much larger than we were expecting and was warm, comfortable, and well decorated. The receptionist was welcoming and helpful in telling us about options of where to eat and we had a great conversation with the owners the next morning, a... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Okay, so there's no fitness center on site or a pool...and if you need that, go elsewhere. What there IS at the William Watson is charm, peace, a sense of walking back in history and comfort. I always wind up picturing myself living in one of the rooms. The owners restored the building into a graceful elegant gem. If you... More 

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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

rpelley, You nailed it! We are a place that you can unwind and relax. It is a casual environment is which you can move at your own pace, much like the town itself. We are opening the coffee shop adjacent to our lobby in June which we are so excited about! Can't wait for your next visit! -Jane Ann More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

First off - it's not a bed & breakfast. A box of cereal, bag of oatmeal & jug of milk in the refrigerator is all there is. Wouldn't have made a difference anyway because of everything else. We had booked a room for Saturday & Sunday. We arrived, the lady at check in was very pleasant & showed us to... More 

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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry the stay for you was not to your liking. We do appreciate your honesty and the constructive criticism. In response to your concern for your safety. Pike County is home to two of the safest towns in Illinois (this is where the reference to my brother-in-law came in) and the residents of this community respect that status... More 

Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Fantastic hotel. Loved every minute there. Cute town, nice owners, great atmosphere. Every room is adorable.....we got to tour many rooms. Can't go wrong. Make your way to this hotel!! Nice breakfast room. You will feel very welcome. Enjoy!

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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! You are awesome too! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for something off the beaten path as we made our way through Springfield, all things Lincoln, and Mark Twain country. This is a well-restored building with great attention to details. If you are looking for a small B&B in an even smaller town, this is your place.

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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

We were glad to have y'all stay with us! It is always refreshing to have guests that come to stay just to relax. Thanks Again for the great review!!! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed my stay here. Very cool place. Jane Ann was helpful at check in and gave me an overview of the hotel and told me how her & her husband had bought the place and worked on it for about 2 years before it was opened. It was a good mix of rustic and new. I'll stay here again next... More 

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fillmore Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

My family and I enjoyed the friendly staff and like home feeling while we were here. The hotel was very neat and clean. The staff and owners were all so great to us. When we come back to Pittsfield we will be staying here. I rate this hotel an A++++++

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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us. We look forward to the next time that you visit Pittsfield's Downtown Historic District. More 

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Address: 105 E Washington Street, Pittsfield, IL 62363-1452
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Location: United States > Illinois > Pittsfield
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Hotel Class:3 star — William Watson Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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