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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Everything about the stay was amazing and exceeded all expectations. The staff was very friendly and helpful with everything, and the room was perfect. The space was very interesting as it felt like both a quaint historic B&B and a modern boutique hotel. The room was even much larger than the pictures/description gave it credit for...definitely an amazing value. We... More 

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

Thank you for your great review! It is true that pictures can not do our property justice and it is a great mix of old and new. Thank you again, Jane Ann More 

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

Hooray for the Color Tour! It is such a wonderful County wide event that brings new people, such as yourselves, to Pike County, IL. We are always happy to give tours! Showing off our building is one of our favorite things to do... Other than taking care of our guests! Hope to see you again soon. -Jane Ann More 

Davenport, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

The pleasure of having you stay with us is ours. We strive to give our guests a personal experience and we thank you for sharing yours! -Jane Ann More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

How can express my appreciation for this wonderful review! You note may details that we have taken great care to be sure are correctly executed. I very much hope that you and your lovely wife will return soon. Thank you again, Jane Ann More 

Tiskilwa, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a nice stay. The history, with in our hotel and around the area, is rich. Our owners are always available for a chat and happy to do so. We hope that you can make it back soon! More 

Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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WWHotelier, Owner at William Watson Hotel, responded to this review

I am so glad that you and I got to visit for a bit! Excited about next time! -Jane Ann 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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