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Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast

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Shawnee, Kansas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay here was the best part of our trip. We so enjoyed sitting on the porch in rockers in the evening. The fresh cookies were wonderful. The rooms were large and comfortable and quiet. The hostess, Adrian, was so kind and friendly. She is an astounding chef - breakfast was beyond delicious!

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Hays, KS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house is a historic gem well preserved and very comfortable. It has tons of charm and character with modern comforts. Breakfast was delicious. We appreciated the availability of beverages at any time in the dining room. So many things to see in Abilene or do nothing but sit on the porch and enjoy a small town. We had fun...

Thank haystrapps
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Let me start off by saying the home is on a beautiful tree-lined street that backs up to a small park. The home itself was full of older character and charm. We enjoyed an evening stroll in the park. I'm afraid I have to give neutral feedback on this stay due to the fact that I was not informed upon...

Thank Jessica G
Kansantraveler, Owner at Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are very sorry that the sound of a train was disruptive to your sleep. Trains have been a very big part of Abilene's history since 1867. Abilene was the end of the Chisolm trail and the shipping point for cattle shipped east from here. We were very glad to be able to accommodate your breakfast requests. The room you...

Reviewed 2 April 2017

The owners were very friendly and helpful and easy to talk to. The house was decorated very tastefully and comfortably in the appropriate period for the house. There were many wonderful things to feast your eyes upon from room to room that for an artist and person who appreciates antiques it kept us busy for quite some time! The breakfast...

Thank Jill K
Kansantraveler, Owner at Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We were very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations. We would love for you to return and stay with us again!

Reviewed 20 March 2017

The positivies: The hosts were very accommodating with our diet restrictions and also helpful with area restaurant choices. The main floor of the house is lovely and inviting; we enjoyed the music and the decor. We stayed on the top floor, "The Nest," which was very spacious for our family. The Nest has a small kitchenette and common area with...

Thank Rachel P
Kansantraveler, Owner at Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We were very happy to be able to accommodate your need for a gluten and dairy free breakfast. We were disappointed to read that you did not care for the decorations in your room. This home is very historic (circa 1887) and most guests appreciate that we have tried to decorate the home to the time period as well as...

Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Inn is a delightful, fully restored 8 bedroom/bath house, built in the 19th century. Our room was large with a second floor deck and a very comfortable bed. Breakfast, by Adrian, was a real treat - highly recommend. Ike used to visit his best friend Swede at the house.

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South Portland, Maine
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon and evening at this spot, fully appreciating the warm hospitality and yummy food. The fresh from the oven cookies were a special treat! We would (and will) recommend this inn to all visitors to Abilene.

Thank debrafvl
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We'll start with the good... The property is very attractive, well maintained, clean, spacious, and very convenient to the Eisenhower Library. It is located on a very picturesque street with a number of attractive Victorians lining the street. The property is very historic in that it was the home of President Esisenhower's boyhood friend. As with most reviews that are...

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Kansantraveler, Owner at Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We were dismayed to read your review and discover that apparently the conversation you had with Adrian (the Chef) concerning breakfast was misunderstood. Her statement to you about the breakfast being hand prepared and served to you was in response to your statement about only needing a continental breakfast. If you had stated that you would eat only toast for...

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a short get away for our anniversary. We couldn't have been more pleased. The building and decor were lovely. But, the food was amazing. Adrian is a wonderful chef (and a lovely person). My wife tries to eat gluten free. The homemade gluten free creations were delicious. And, my regular breakfast was superb....

Thank Peter H
Flossmoor, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My parents and I recently traveled to Abilene to visit family. Abilene's Victorian Inn is our home away from home, and we look forward to visiting with Adrian and Jay every time! This trip we stayed in the "Nest" -- a cozy three-bedroom apartment on the very top floor. We love having a central living area and little kitchen, and...

Thank Sarah B
Kansantraveler, Owner at Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We love that you consider us a home away from home when you come out to visit Abilene all the way from Chicago. Thank you for your kind words. We think of you as family and always look forward to your visits!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abilene's Victorian Inn blends history with elegance. This 6,000 square foot Queen Ann Victorian was once the home of President Eisenhower's best friend. Experience a timeless elegance with the comfort of modern amenities. A gift shop is on site as well as wireless internet and much more. Call for more information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 820 NW 3rd St, Abilene, KS 67410-3316
Region: United States > Kansas > Abilene
Price Range: RM337 - RM551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“There are 3 train tracks that come through town so everything is close to train tracks.”
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