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I recently stayed at Blessings Bed & Breakfast on W. state st, in Jacksonville, Ill. (about a half hour distance from Springfield, the main Lincoln tours area.). I have stayed at similar places on the North Coast of California and Carmel and Monterrey, CA., at...More
Response from InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & BreakfastResponded 16 May 2017
We love sharing our Land of Lincoln location with you and our other guests who enjoy stepping back in time in our vintage mansion! We have many guests who stay here to tour the Lincoln sites, including Jacksonville's own Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits and...More
The suite was large with a huge bath and an adjoining sitting room. We were greeted warmly and enjoyed a conversation with the owner. The inn is located a block from Illinois College and in an historic district with many big turn of the century...More
Response from InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & BreakfastResponded 6 May 2017
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Come back, soon!
We enjoyed every moment of our stay. It was our first time in a Bed and breakfast. It won't be the last. There are two beautiful suites. The home itself is gorgeous. It's a friendly environment surrounded by beauty and peace.
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Response from InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & BreakfastResponded 14 April 2017
I appreciate your description of "a friendly environment surrounded by beauty and peace." We want to offer a place of relaxation peace, with as much interaction as our guests desire. Thank you for the terrific description! Come see us again, soon!
I'd never stayed in a Bed n Breakfast and I thought it would be like something in an old movie, sort of tired and dusty. I wasn't exactly expecting doilies and lace tablecloths, but something close! I didn't know the owners and I was a...More
Response from InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & BreakfastResponded 31 March 2017
Since we're "livin' the dream," it's only right that you should experience it, too! We're glad that you enjoyed the dreamy bedding and the ambiance of our Bed & Breakfast. We often say that you don't have to be an antique to stay in a...More
I loved my time at Blessings. The staff was so kind and every interaction was delightful. I felt like I was in the Victorian time period and loved every bit of the atmosphere. I would love to go back regularly. I wish I lived there!More
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Response from InnkeeperGwenn, Owner at Blessings on State Bed & BreakfastResponded 19 March 2017
We are so happy that you chose to stay with us while you were representing Rockford University at IC. I'm pleased that you noted our nod to the Victorian time period, with our architecture and some of our furnishings. I appreciate that time period, but...More