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st. Louis, mo
Reviewed 19 February 2016

My wife and I recently stayed in one of the "cabins" here for a couple of nights. It was the most spacious cabin we have ever stayed in and had all of the necessities and some luxuries. Grafton is a very interesting town with lots of diverse things to do and Tara Point is a wonderful place to stay to...

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Can't beat this view on the Illinois river. The stay was wonderful, I had no problems whatsoever. I have to say that the woman working in the office here seemed unfriendly. She was not welcoming. Other than that, the cabins are very comfortable.

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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Visited cabins in August 2013 (stayed in r1)and August 2015.(r2) Both stays were very enjoyable, with r2 cabin having a slightly better view. Was glad to notice they put a wine opener in the cabin since our first visit and some extra soap (three bars total). As you can tell from the other reviews, the views are phenomenal and it...

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1Thank 611megan
Urbana, Illinois
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights at the Inn & the river views were tremendous! Enjoyed walking the deck the length of the Inn to get a bird's eye view from nearly 300 feet above. Alison was super cool, made a lovely breakfast & we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Want to go back in winter to see the bald eagles & stay...

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1Thank YvonneV1954
St. Louis, MO
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We have stayed in most places in Grafton and this was by far the most enjoyable. They have two room suites with breakfast and snacks in the fridge. With provided binoculars we saw a lot of deer and Eagles. The view from the hill showed the rivers and woods. The bed was comfy and the area was quiet. We loved...

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1Thank Linda C
Dow, Illinois
Reviewed 25 June 2015

My husband surprised me by making the reservation all on his own (he never does this!), so we started out with a great memory. When we arrived, he drove straight to the Cabin we were to stay in and there were flowers on the table and a bottle of wine chilling. He later explained that he snuck these items to...

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Thank Kimbohaley
Illinois
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The view is spectacular. You have a picture perfect view of the river and bluffs. It is remote, peaceful and spiritual. The Inn is close to eateries and shopping. This is a place to meditate and renew, but still enjoy shopping and nightlife.

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1Thank Rita H
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Stayed one night in the hotel, main house. (not cottages) This place is special. Cozy. Wonderful and Lovely. Family ran. Personal touches abound. Breakfast included home made local cinnamon rolls, OJ & coffee, fresh fresh fruits, cereals, bagels and breads jams and jellies....all just the finest. The view out our bedroom slider was just spectacular. Could not move the view...

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4Thank travelertips22
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed on a two night for one deal. Excellent except for one minor thing. We were told late the first day there would be no continental breakfast the 2nd day because they were losing money on the deal. That implies they could have rented the space to someone else;then why offer two for one? Also, if they are losing...

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5Thank Maggiedog2000
st. louis
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Celebrated my husband's birthday in a cabin for a couple of nights in January. Bald eagles winter in this area and can be seen in the trees along the river. We saw quite a few. The bluff top location has to be the best view along the famous River Road. The cabins are wonderfully decorated, fully equipped and very comfortable....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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A bed and breakfast at its very best with a view that's called the most spectacular in the midwest! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tara Point Inn and Cottages

Address: 1 Tara Point Ln., Grafton, IL 62037
Region: United States > Illinois > Grafton
Price Range: RM750 - RM964 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Tara Point Inn And Cottages Hotel Grafton
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“Cottages are in the trees. Nice to wake up seeing animals playing”
 of 5 bubbles 854BradH854, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are several cabins and these are so nice & quiet. If you like being around other people, the rooms in the house looked very nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles Kimbohaley, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are two rooms inside of the Inn that access a shared balcony. The largest room is a suite and it does not. The rooms inside of the Inn have the most spectacular views. The cottages are roomier, with a more limited view of the water and bluffs.”
 of 5 bubbles RitaH775, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the rivers.”
 of 5 bubbles travelertips22, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a lower-lever unit, only one available, but will try to get upper lever unit next time, if it is available. But all offer some view of the river, deck area to sit, so no heartburn at all about it. Rooms are no smoking (okay on deck areas).”
 of 5 bubbles steverG4316MB, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
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