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209 W Main St, Fairfield, IL 62837-2503
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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Fairfield
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4.8
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5.0
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5.0
Value
5.0
Welcome to The Victorian on Main. Gracious and comfortable, The Victorian on Main offers the personal service and hospitality of a bed & breakfast and the modern amenities of a boutique hotel. Situated in the heart of downtown Fairfield, Illinois, we are conveniently central to many Southern Illinois attractions and activities. While here, you can relax in our parlor, enjoy breakfast in the grand dining room, watch a movie in the living room or lounge on the wrap around porch. Allow The Victorian on Main to be your home away from home when you visit Southern Illinois.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Breakfast available
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
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Stephanie T wrote a review Dec 2022
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I was thrilled to find this B&B on my way back home! The Squirrel’s Nest is without a doubt the best room in the house. It is comfortable and comforting. The Christmas tree was absolutely beautiful! The breakfast was perfect and care was taken to ensure my vegetarian needs were met. I had everything I could possibly need and the innkeepers were beyond wonderful. My only regret is that I couldn’t stay longer.
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much! We're so happy you enjoyed your stay. Please come see us again!
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Robert W wrote a review Aug 2021
Wetumpka, Alabama54 contributions3 helpful votes
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Our entire two night, two day stay was extraordinary. Kathy, the Innkeeper, was such a joy to get to know. She served up breakfast each morning with such attention to detail. And her cooking was worth the overnight stay just for the breakfast! Husbands, if you want to impress your wife, book a weekend at The Victorian! The place is filled with antiques, art and living spaces worth exploring. We came to Fairfield on an exploratory genealogy assignment. Lodging at The Victorian on Main took us back to a much simpler time. A time we envisioned how our ancestors may have lived. The truth is, The Victorian on Main, built in 1895, was a mansion compared to the homes of our early agrarian ancestors who lived in Ellery, Illinois just 20 miles away. We felt like honored guest in the home of a close family member.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Plan to spend time at the Victorian. It’s a destination in and of itself.
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Response from scott boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Aug 24, 2021
You're making us blush! Thank you so much and we're so happy you enjoyed your stay and Ms. Kathy's amazing breakfasts! It was so great to host you and we're glad your research trip was such a success. We look forward to your next visit and more great conversations! Cheers!
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Mary H wrote a review Sep 2022
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The house is beautifully redone. The owners are very nice and accommodating of any special needs you might have. Our room was on the third floor, small and nicely redone. We had a private bathroom with very nice shower. Also television in the room with cable. Breakfast was fabulous, fruit, waffles with homemade syrup and eggs with bacon and bleu cheese. Very tasty. Of course coffee and juice. Would definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: Third floor rooms are smaller with sloped roof line. But very comfortable.
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Danielle F wrote a review Aug 2022
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My husband and I attended their afternoon tea and tour...twice! It was so much fun! The people were so welcoming, energetic, knowledgeable, and friendly. The food was amazing and the house is gorgeous. After the tea, we checked into the turret room. This is by far the cleanest room I have ever stayed in. It is beautifully decorated and has a cozy comfortable bed. We were able to have drinks on the patio and an amazing breakfast. We left full, relaxed, and happy. There are also restaurants and stores within walking distance. I do wish there were mini refrigerators in the room, but definitely not a deal breaker. We will for sure be back.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Scott Boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Sep 1, 2022
Thank you Danielle! We so enjoyed hosting you and your husband and we're so glad you left us happy and relaxed! We'll look into the mini-fridges in the rooms for the future. Thank you for your kind words and please come visit us again!!
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Sam S wrote a review May 2022
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Picture a charming bed and breakfast and you’ll have The Vic. Everyone was very friendly and the breakfast was delightful. One note, it’s on the main drag in Fairfield, so if you don’t like car noise bring ear plugs or the white noise tactic of your choice.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Response from Scott Boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Sep 1, 2022
Thank you so much! And yes, we are located along Main Street in Fairfield and we do have the occasional truck go by in the evening hours. We are looking into some newer sound mitigation technologies that should take care of that in our front rooms. Thank you for bringing it to our attention and please come see us again!!
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Deborah B wrote a review Apr 2022
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Excellent service, comfortable room, delicious food. I look forward to staying again when I have the chance and need to get relax for a while. I enjoyed talking with the hostess and other guests over breakfast.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Scott Boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Apr 28, 2022
Thank you so much! You were a delightful guest & it was lovely chatting with you. We look forward to hosting you again!
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Brenda S wrote a review Jan 2022
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Excellent location, right in town. Within walking distance or a short drive to many restaurants. The house is beautifully decorated with many antiques. The Christmas decorations were very nice. The breakfast was delicious, Several options to choose from. The room was very clean and nicely furnished. The staff is very friendly.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from Scott Boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Jan 17, 2022
Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed the Christmas decorations and our breakfasts. Ms Kathy, our innkeeper takes special pride in both! Please come visit us again next time you're in Fairfield!
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Sherri O wrote a review Jul 2021
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What a gem we found in the Victorian on Main! My dad and I stayed in the Felix room which has two double beds. This room is located on the second floor near the back of the house and has a jack-and-jill bathroom with the Creighton suite. During our stay the door was bolted shut so that we had complete privacy in this bathroom. Our entire stay was peaceful and wonderfully managed. Upon arriving they offered to carry up our luggage to help us get settled. Each morning we awoke to a home cooked meal and they even managed to make adjustments to accommodate my keto diet. I enjoyed my mornings out on the front porch drinking coffee and catching up on news. I also cannot stress enough how clean and safe the bed and breakfast was. I was never in doubt of the cleanliness and upkeep they have provided to keep me safe. I would highly recommend visiting. Lastly I would just like to say that each staff member was gracious and kind. I cannot thank them enough for welcoming us to stay with them.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from scott boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Aug 24, 2021
Gosh, thank you so much! You were wonderful guests and we truly enjoyed hosting you! Our porch and our new patio are two of our favorite places to relax and drink coffee. Please come and visit us again!
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Sherri wrote a review Jul 2021
Paducah, Kentucky3 contributions
We stayed in the Garden Suite & loved the space. The suite was very clean & full of natural light. The king sized bed was so comfortable & our favorite thing was the private balcony overlooking the gardens. Kathy is a very gracious, welcoming hostess. We will definitely return!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from scott boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Aug 24, 2021
Thank you so much! We love that balcony as well. We look forward to seeing you next time!
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kathy19752 wrote a review Apr 2021
Olney, Illinois3 contributions
The Vicorian was our first bed and breakfast experience and we will differently return. Our room included its own second story porch Which took me back to my grandmother's frint porch afternoons. The innkeeper Kathy was wonderful and the breakfast was delicious. Their own house made sausage was excellent.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from scott boyett, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Apr 12, 2021
Thank you Kathy. The Garden suite is a great room and one of our favorites!! You were a lovely guest we really enjoyed hosting you! We're so glad you liked the house made sausage. We created it in collaboration with our local butcher shop, John's Butcher Block. Come back and visit us some time soon!
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PRICE RANGE
$165 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisFairfield
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Victorian on Main
Which popular attractions are close to The Victorian on Main?
Nearby attractions include Hanna House Museum (0.3 miles) and North Side Pentecostal Church (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Victorian on Main?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Victorian on Main?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The Victorian on Main?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Victorian on Main?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Victorian on Main?
Conveniently located restaurants include Taco Tierra, Barb Wire Grill, and Classic Pizza and Pasta.
Is The Victorian on Main located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Fairfield.
Does The Victorian on Main have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.