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Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

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Windyville, Missouri
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were traveling home from a trip to Virginia Beach, VA and were desperately in need of some relaxation. I found this wonderful Bed and Breakfast home by accident online and instantly fell in love with it. Not only did every single person leave an amazing review, but I loved the look of the home as well....

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Larry S, Owner at Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Steve and Erin, It was a true pleasure meeting you and being your host here in Mt. Vernon! Your kind and very gracious review is much appreciated.

Chesterfield, Missouri
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We spent five very pleasant nights at Sidwell Friends B&B while doing genealogy research in Mount Vernon. The house is beautifully restored and furnished with antiques. The host's collection is extensive. There's something fascinating around every corner. Yet the home has all the amenities - WiFi, flat screen TV, heated bath floors, and so forth. We stayed in the suite,...

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Colorado
Reviewed 24 September 2015

My wife and I stayed here two nights while doing some family history research in Jefferson County. Weren’t sure what to expect when we booked it, but were pleasantly surprised. The owner/host, Larry Sidwell, is a pleasant and friendly gentleman, and a great host. The breakfasts he prepared for us were excellent. The house has just three guest rooms, which...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We had a delightful stop over in Mt Vernon, IL at Sidwell Friends B&B. Classic older home, very comfortable room, pleasant decor, very good breakfast and most helpful host. Would stay there again. Limited # of rooms so book early.

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Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Whether you are in Mt. Vernon for business or pleasure, Sidwell Friends is a delightful B & B and a great place to stay. We stayed for two nights and were treated to gracious hospitality in a beautiful tastefully decorated historic home. Larry is an attentive host and a very professional innkeeper and we especially enjoyed our conversations with him....

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Sebring, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We first stayed here two years ago and were duly impressed. We've since stayed an additional three times and felt compelled to spread the word again about this remarkable B&B, the unparalleled hospitality and breakfasts beyond compare. Owner/innkeeper Larry has evolved over the last two years from gracious host to good friend. There is always a danger in posting 5-star...

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Elko, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Short drive off the interstate. Owner was there to please. Rooms were immaculate and comfy. Nice detail in meeting needs. Linens and towels were super- comfortable bed and TV. Great breakfast! Good places for dinner nearby. Beautiful green gardens and decks. Peggy and Dave from MN

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I've stayed at hotels (large and small, luxury and boutique, glamorous and strange), B&Bs, and guest houses in the US, Canada, India, Czech Republic, England, and France. Sidwell Friends is absolutely in my top five for comfort and loveliness. The house and grounds are gorgeous--beauty, comfort, peacefulness, history, and many places to read, rest, and relax. The bedroom and bathroom...

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La Grange, Kentucky
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My husband and I had a very enjoyable stay for two nights in the Dunaven room. The room was beautiful, comfortable, quiet, and the sheets were silky soft. We also really enjoyed the jetted tub in the adjoining bath. Larry is a gracious host and he prepared a delicious breakfast for us each morning. It was very convenient that he...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My husband and I were attending a family event in the area and stayed at this B&B for two nights. We couldn't have asked for more. This is a gorgeous historic home with a winding tree lined drive. Each room is beautifully decorated. Our room featured a four poster bed with a very comfy mattress and soft sheets. We slept...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sidwell Friends is an intimate B & B with the character and amenities of a boutique hotel----antiques, artwork, hardwoods, orientals, well stocked book shelves, Jacuzzi Air Tub, heated tile floors and towel racks, WiFi, deck, and patio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1812 Richview Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2883
Region: United States > Illinois > Mount Vernon
Price Range: RM523 - RM697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Book early”
annafumd, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all very nice, so you can't go wrong.”
Motherroad, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We recommend the Dunaven, a large corner room with a terrific en suite bathroom.”
InnkeeperGwenn, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“there are 3 rooms and all are excellent.”
  • Bedroom
  • Handmade canopy over bed
  • 4 Poster bed
pinklady980, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If staying more than one night - may want to reserve the larger room.”
John662, 20 Jun 2014 | Read review
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