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The Victorian on Main

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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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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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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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Such a wonderful place to stay. The hospitality is top notch. They went above and beyond as we had a special circumstance. The breakfast was so good. I wish I could have breakfast like that every day. I would highly recommend you stay here if you are in the Fairfield area.
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Response from atboyett, Owner at The Victorian on Main
Responded Jan 19, 2020
Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Property's Favorite Review
My wife and I stayed at The Victorian on Main on two successive nights last month (August 31 and September 1). Our stay at the Victorian was a highlight of our trip and will stand as memorable among our positive travel experiences. One of several stately late 19th, early 20th century residences in Fairfield, 209 W. Main is being painstakingly restored and thoughtfully complemented with high quality contemporary accoutrements. Guests need not be collectors or history buffs to appreciate the quality and charm that surround one in every corner of every room: beautifully bound books and a pedal organ in the parlor, chandeliers and sconces, the magnificent table, chairs, and sideboards in the main dining room. Nothing strikes one as veneered or artificially preserved. A career lit teacher, I relished the three Delft style portrait plates gracing one wall in our chamber: Robert Burns on one side, Charles Dickens circled by memorable characters from his novels on the other, and, of course, William Shakespeare centered and hovering over both. Tasteful and authentic as the furnishings are, what will stand out in our minds even more are the culinary skills and personal graciousness of the chef and hostess, Ms. Kathleen Taylor. The "breakfasts" in this unique establishment are simply amazing: varied, of gourmet quality yet healthful, everything from the homemade pancake syrup to the deliciously hearty fruit salad, to the scrambled eggs and tofu (for my wife who can eat no meat) was memorable. Finally, Fairfield is nestled in a lovely rural area that should be better known. It is an easy drive from historically important New Harmony, Indiana to the east (home of two 19th century perfectionist communities) and the lovely foothills of the Ozarks to the south. If I remember correctly William Least Heat Moon in his fine travel narrative, BLUE HIGHWAYS, records a visit to Albion, IL, ten or fifteen miles toward New Harmony, and Abraham Lincoln once spent a night in nearby Carmi.
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Response from TheVictorianOnMain, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Nov 13, 2019
Thank you for your thoughtful and lovely review. We really enjoyed hosting you at The Victorian on Main.
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Where do I begin as I can not say enough good things about The Victorian On Main!! 💞 My granddaughter Carly and I, known as Nana, spent 4 days and 3 nights recently at this lovely, romantic, Victorian house which is really a welcoming home with such amazing unique character and love shown by Innkeeper Kathy and the owners. We stayed in the beautiful cozy “Lily’s Hideaway” and slept quite comfortably and enjoyed a full bathroom right off the bedroom. We enjoyed great WI-FI and TV reception, nicely cooled air conditioning, spacious shower with great water pressure. Our bedroom was quiet and had two small windows that let in just the right amount of early morning sunlight. We both anxiously awaited Kathy’s home made delicious breakfasts which included fresh squeezed orange juice and/or assortment of squeezed fruits, banana nut bread, pistachio cookie nuggets, omelettes filled with ricotta cheese and mushrooms, warm spinach breakfast casserole with squash, Greek yogurt and various fresh fruits and granola, and many other delightful home cooked items. Kathy is a very experienced exceptional cook and she thoroughly loves making her specialties and sharing them with her guests and it shows. We definitely plan to return once all the construction is finished. Thank You Kathy, Amy, and Scott for The Victorian on Main! 💞
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Response from TheVictorianOnMain, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Nov 15, 2019
Thank you for this wonderful review. We loved hosting you at The Victorian on Main and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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From the start Kathy the innkeeper is so sweet and welcoming. The entire home is beautifully restored, you must see to believe the craftsmanship that went into the restoration.The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. Kathy's gourmet breakfasts are amazing. Definitely a beautiful and well thought out bed and breakfast experience!
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Response from TheVictorianOnMain, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Nov 15, 2019
Thank you for this lovely review and for your comments about our restoration. It has been a labor of love and we are glad you enjoyed the Inn.
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Clean, modern, welcoming. . .with a subtle Victorian Flair. You won't be disappointed. Breakfast was delicious, with vegan selections as well as unique breakfast fare. Bed was so comfortable, I want to buy the mattress! Kathy is a very welcoming and knowledgeable inn keeper. . .Gina is a Great Chef!
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Response from TheVictorianOnMain, General Manager at The Victorian on Main
Responded Aug 27, 2019
Thank you Paula! We're happy that you like our new mattresses. We love them too. We look forward to hosting you again!
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$119 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesIllinoisFairfield
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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), North Side Pentecostal Church (0.7 miles), and Fairfield Loop Trail (1.2 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 DiMaggio's Pizza in Fairfield, Flat Iron Cooking Company, and Taco Tierra.
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.