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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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307 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This is a nice spot in Sycamore, Illinois. It was a lot nicer in previous years but Sycamore is not exactly a hot spot for tourism. The service is OK depending on who is working. This is the only hotel in Sycamore so if you need to stay in Sycamore, this is your place.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We went here for our class reunion and stayed here. The lighting was bad, not enough towels, sink was broke, toilet ran non stop, had to giggle the handle. Didn't like that there was no ice. Had to keep going down to get at desk,would be nice to have a mini fridge in the room. Pretty outdated for me.

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We stayed at the Jane Fargo the weekend of the classic car show, and we were right in the middle of everything! The hotel itself is nice and the rooms are comfortable. It was not as modern as a Holiday Inn, but I think that added to its charm. Think small town elegance. The beds were comfy, the staff was... More 

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Kokomo
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Have been reading a number of negative reviews about the JFH and must comment. Wife and I will be making our fourth annual trek to the Sycamore area to visit friends and we already have booked for our third stay at this hotel. Perhaps I am much easier to please than most, but our past two stays have been pleasant... More 

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Rachel B, Owner at Jane Fargo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for being a valuable returning guest! Your feedback means the world to us. We are so glad that you find the JFH a comfortable choice when you travel. If you have stayed with us in the past in our couch rooms please ask the front desk on our next visit to upgrade you to a premium king room and... More 

Rice MN
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204 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

They have been remodeling the hotel, and the updated areas are quite nice. The on-premise lounge wasn't open, but this was a holiday weekend, and that may be the reason. We could walk to several shops in the downtown area, and even to a couple of restaurants. Service was excellent, and the room was adequate.

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Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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64 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

It is billed as historical but it is really just old. The floors are old and lumpy. The sink in our bathroom was cracked. It is dark, dingy and not laid out well. It offers a continental breakfast but it was the most pathetic food offering I've seen. Could not even bring myself to try any of it. The couch... More 

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Thank Jeanne A
Rachel B, Owner at Jane Fargo Hotel, responded to this review

Every guest experience is important to us and I am unhappy to hear that yours wasn't perfect. We don't have any couches covered in any sort of slip covers or sheets in our our property and we do make sure the frig in our suites are cleaned every time a guest checks out. That said, it sounds like you stayed... More 

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Sycamore, Illinois
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The hotel is very dated and in need of some new carpet and freshening up, but the rooms are very nostalgic and quaint. Kind of a fun, going back in time feel. They have a bar with food and the location is also near downtown restaurants and shops!

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1 Thank Sandandsunlovers2009
Chicago, Illinois
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152 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We came for a weekend for the Bike MS ride. We got to our room and couldn't open the door. It's an old hotel and the doors are still metal lock which is fine if the key works. We went downstairs and explained the key issue, she gave us another key (a newer one) which made me wonder why she... More 

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Rachel B, Owner at Jane Fargo Hotel, responded to this review

I truly regret hearing of the trouble you had with our staff not immediately attending to the situations you brought to their attention during your stay. I am thankful we have the opportunity to improve our opportunities to meet and exceed guest expectations and your feedback is valuable to us. We wish you the most pleasant of stays on all... More 

Illinois
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Our general picture of the hotel is very positive. The service was very good, the room was very clean and everything in it was working. Some minor issues didn't bother us. The room was kind of small, the TV was old, and there was not a closet in the room. But the general picture of the hotel reminded us "old... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed one night at the Jane Fargo Hotel this weekend, and were happy to have a clean bed to sleep in, but disappointed in light of the price. The first disappointment came when we called the morning of our stay to inquire about their late-arrival policies -- it would be more convenient for us to check in after the... More 

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2 Thank Sharon M
Rachel B, Owner at Jane Fargo Hotel, responded to this review

We understand that you have choices and a lot of expectations when you travel. Small towns with downtown hotel properties offer vastly different charms than the customary properties in small cities. We strive to be the best we can be and certainly don't want any guest to be unhappy with their stay. We are truly sorry your stay did not... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Jane Fargo Hotel

Address: 355 West State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178
Location: United States > Illinois > Sycamore
Price Range: $89 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jane Fargo Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Stratford Hotel Sycamore
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