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William Watson Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've driven through Pittsfield and rhis hotel many times on our way from Chicago to Kansas City (or vice versa). This time we had a late night stop ober from Lake of the Ozarks. Such a cute hotel/b&b. We were arriving after 8pm, which is when the hotel fromt desk closes, so they called me giving me instructions for the... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the William Watson for one night, as a last-minute stay for a funeral. Immediately upon entering the hotel, we were pleased: the lobby was warm, comfortable and inviting; you just felt like you wanted to sink into one of the comfy chairs and browse the interesting historical elements scattered around the room. We were... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

If you want the standard chain hotel, you are in the wrong place. If you want a unique experience, you are in the right place. All rooms are different so I can only speak to my room on the third floor. Looks like a family bedroom you would find in a nice farm house but with all the amenities. Wifi;... More 

3 Thank jojo19392016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed at the William Watson Hotel over Memorial Day weekend while we were in town to ride ATV's at the Hearland Lodge in Nebo about 20 min away. Everything about the Hotel was cute as a button!! So much character and charm- someone has paid attention to every detail. It was very clean and we loved our stay! The... More 

Thank Lesa B
Mackinaw, Illinois
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights due to a wedding for our nephew. We had three of their rooms. First let me say the hotel is really quaint and the staff is very friendly & helpful. Our bed & pillows were very comfortable. Don't expect the normal hotel breakfast, there are minimal cold options. It could be a lot better. Front desk... More 

Thank drmoore
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I booked this hotel for a business meeting and sleeping rooms. What a wonderful experience. The hotel is charming , only 12 rooms & 2 suites, and very historic. Jane Ann (owner) went out of her way to make our meeting space work for our clients. The rooms are very nice, all modern accessories with the charm of a historic... More 

Thank LoriKolde2016
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The property was very warm, clean and cozy and in close walking distance to everything downtown. The staff is very friendly, laid back and eager to help. I work on the road for over a 100 nights a year and it was a welcome break to get out of the typical hotel lay out and into something that feels like... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Small historic hotel located conveniently on the square in Pittsfield. Cute decor! A few rooms on ground level but most are on 2nd or 3rd floor floor and there is no elevator. All rooms are clean and comfortable. Love their suites...mini-fridges and microwaves are nice. Delicious coffee shop downstairs ( closed Sunday's) otherwise coffee, juice, cereal, toast, oatmeal for guests.

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The William Watson Hotel is my first choice for lodging when I travel to Pittsfield, IL. It’s historic for both me personally and for the community it serves! My grandmother worked here when it was “The Parkway” in the 1960’s and at the same time I had a great aunt whom took a room or small apartment at the Parkway.... More 

1 Thank Mark D
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This was such a lovely surprise. Rooms were gorgeous. Staff was friendly, continental breakfast was nice. I wish this hotel was closer so I could go back again. I just don't have anything neg. to say about it. I love the Free Press coffee shop that was attached to it. I stayed for 4 nights and wish I could have... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel was built in 1838, and called Mansion House, William Watson who was the first settler of Pittsfield. We renovated for two years and reopened in 2008 as William Watson Hotel. We specialize in customer service and provideing a one of a kind experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about William Watson Hotel

Address: 105 E Washington St, Pittsfield, IL 62363-1436
Location: United States > Illinois > Pittsfield
Price Range: $100 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — William Watson Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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