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Sylvia's Irish Inn

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312 W. Green, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801 (Formerly Lindley House)
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Ranked #1 of 2 Urbana B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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SFbayArea
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Sylvia’s is a B & B and the B for Breakfast is fantastic. Sylvia cooks a different breakfast every day, and they’re all good. One dish (I lost my notes) was something I had never seen or heard of, and it was like elegant cooking. It’s too bad you can’t simply sign up for breakfast. Upstairs there are about four... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My husband and I decided to book a room at the Inn while we were working at the Research Park for a week last summer. Our stay was great! The house is sweetly decorated, our room was very comfy, and Sylvia's breakfasts were both elegant and delicious. Really loved the menu - each of her recipes has a special touch,... More 

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Minneapolis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This building on a tree-lined side street near downtown Urbana immediately draws attention with the beauty of its facade. Its covered front porch makes a peaceful place to sit and read or contemplate. I stayed in the third-floor room. It's vast, with a sitting area, a kitchenette, and a perfectly appointed bathroom. There's lots of water pressure despite the top-floor... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I had a last minute stay in Urbana for which I wanted an affordable stay. Sylvia's Irish Inn met that minimum requirement but provided so much more. Sylvia and Ernie are wonderful people who run this historic and beautiful building as a labor of love. Top notch made-to-order baked egg breakfast with fresh fruit cup. A wonderful back patio with... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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248 reviews 248 reviews
44 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We travel the B1G and stay in B&B's whenever we can. Our week-end at Sylvia's Irish Inn was terrific. We were in the Red Room. It is large, well lit, and has a fabulous bed. It is also very quiet. We had an excellent night's sleep both nights. The price for our stay was extremely reasonable. The breakfasts were huge... More 

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Pana, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed a couple of nights while going to the Elnora Guitar Festival.. Sylvia and Ernie are quite a couple. They balance each other nicely! The house was very clean and interesting. So much to look at. There is a beautiful front porch and wonderful privacy garden with tables and a fire pit in the back. I had the feeling... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We are here at Urbana Champaign to settle our daughter at UIUC - we have been staying here for a month now and i must say the experience has been amazing :-) Sylvia and Ernie are a wonderful , large hearted couple who take every possible care of their guests .....the food and hospitality is awesome .....we will miss this... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I stayed here for three nights when I visited University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This B&B is very very beautiful and the restrooms are always clean. I like green street which is full of trees and lovely houses. I think this area is safe and nice. Thank you for giving me such a wonderful memory. I love Sylvia's breakfast. (I... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Sylvia's last weekend on a business trip. It is the ideal b&b: clean, peaceful, real, and very relaxing. The breakfast was out of this world and the hospitality was fantastic, traditional, and worth every penny. If I'm ever in C-U again, this is where I will stay. (Please take note: If you are... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

My husband and I, plus two other couples, recently spent a weekend in Champaign-Urbana, visiting our alma mater, U of I, for Homecoming. We stayed at this B&B and enjoyed it tremendously. Our rooms were comfortable and clean. The breakfasts were delicious and sumptuous. Plus, Sylvia and her husband Ernie were hospitable, friendly, and helpful. We would definitely stay here... More 

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Additional Information about Sylvia's Irish Inn

Address: 312 W. Green, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801 (Formerly Lindley House)
Location: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Urbana
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Urbana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Sylvia's Irish Inn Urbana, IL - Champaign-Urbana

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