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Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

This was everything you expect from a b&b and more. Larry is a wonderful host. Every detail is attended to-the food was amazing, the sheets were so soft, the decorating superb, and every comfort provided. We highly recommend staying here!

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1Thank David K
Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 13 July 2014

This was our third or fourth trip to Sidwell Friends, and I guarantee that we will return over and over again! The house is absolutely gorgeous. Larry (the innkeeper) has done an amazing job with the decorations and the atmosphere. It feels warm, quaint, and like a home away from home. He has also done a fantastic job of updating...

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1Thank Desiree18
West Calder
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We stayed in June and this was our second visit. What can I say, everything is fabulous and the Innkeeper's (Larry) attention to detail is second to none. The rooms are beautiful and filled with amazing antiques. The beds are really comfortable and the bedding is of the highest quality. Larry even supplies bathrobes, a selection of toiletries, a DVD...

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We stayed one night (a Monday) on our road trip from the Carolinas to the Pacific NW. We were the only guests and Larry made us feel right at home. The house is striking; by far the best one on the block! It is very tastefully decorated and comfortable on the inside. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast (fresh fruit, granola,...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 June 2014

My wife and I stayed at this B & B on our way from GA to Moline, IL. After a long day of driving we wanted a quiet room and comfortable bed/pillow. We chose right. Larry was the perfect host and fixed a great breakfast. He's decorated the house with amazing taste - pictures and antiques that all have a...

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1Thank John662
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 7 April 2014

This home is absolutely gorgeous with such attention to detail by an obvious antiques junkie! Larry was an entertaining caring host, and the breakfast was also great. Well worth an overnight stay even if Mount Vernon is not a planned stop.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 March 2014

How refreshing to stay here when 6 of us came from different parts of the world. We alway gather somewhere twice per year. This time we chose Mt. Vernon, Illinois. I must say that the food and comfort is super, super, super. It was just VERY relaxing to be here. Just passing through or finding a fun destination, this is...

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Zweibruecken, Germany
Reviewed 21 February 2014

For those of you who search out the hidden gems...this is one of them! Your entry to the private drive reveals that this is no ordinary place. And we assure you that you will not be disappointed by the beauty that lies within. Each room has been carefully appointed by Larry, with such lovely antiques and stately decor. The essence...

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2Thank lauramaymuse
Berlin, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 December 2013

My wife and I were traveling through Illinois on our way down to Kentucky, and Mount Vernon was right at the point in our trip where we wanted to stop for a night. We read all of the wonderful reviews on Sidwell Friends B&B and decided to stay for the night on our way through. From the time we arrived...

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2Thank DKchaps
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 November 2013

We have stayed here twice now; the most recent being last week (Nov. 10 & 11). Both times we have been impressed by the hospitality of the host Larry Sidwell. He is thoroughly sincere about looking after his guests in every detail, from the breakfasts he prepares to the quality and comfort of beds and any other needs they may...

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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
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  • 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: RM528 - RM704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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