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Carlinville, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't like solitude, peace and quiet, nature and history then this is not for you. Jim and Kati have done an amazing job keeping history alive here. The cabins are a testimony of skills of our ancestors and of Jim's as well. This has become our go to place to unwind and relax. We go here spring and... More 

Thank eogden55
Orland Hills, Illinois
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the cabins! Loved the area and the friendly couple who own it Jim and Katy! Katy makes a great breakfast, I dislike eggs and don't normally eat eggs, Katy's I did like a lot--breakfast potatoes were outstanding-everything very good- Cabins were clean, nice and just what we wanted- Close to stores etc.. But far enough away from the world.... More 

Thank jen1313jafer
Roswell, Georgia
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We came up to Southern IL to see my Grandmother for her 90th birthday and the normal Cabins we stay in were booked so I found this and it sounded interesting. The idea of restoring these 1800's Cabins sounded really cool. Jim started a really cool project, but I just wish he had fully completed the plan. This place could... More 

Thank SWCortez
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I loved the rustic weekend in Gabe's cabin in March. The cabin was clean and comfortable and it was a perfect place to unplug. Jim and Katy were kind and helpful and the breakfast was obviously made with love! I am planning my next visit back with my boyfriend and friends.

Thank Michelle R
Johnston City, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

A BIG thanks to Jim & Katy! My husband planned a night away from our 3 sons this past weekend with reservations at the Olde Squat Inn B & B. It couldn't have been more perfect! Jim meet us at the Lake Cabin with a wagon full of kindling for our wood stove. He sat with us telling us all... More 

Thank terrillfour
Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2015

First off, we left because we could not bear another night in the bug and mice poop infested cabin. We realize that accommodations were not going to be five-star, however, we expected a pleasant experience and were compelled to leave for these reasons: 1. Kitchen - I brought food to cook on Friday evening. You claim the cabins are fully... More 

Thank ktgabriel444
Davenport, Iowa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We had the joy of being invited to visit the Olde Squat Inn. This place was perfect. Perfect setting, our cabin was awesome and the owners so personable and welcoming. The food was incredible and the whole experience was a weekend we won't forget.

3 Thank ecrane0331
Orange County, California
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This was either our 4th or 5th stay at the Olde Squat Inn. A few years ago I posted a more detailed review, I will merely add to it here. If you are looking to escape 21st century life and stress, stay here. If you are looking for the Ritz Carlton or the St. Regis type accommodations, go somewhere else.... More 

2 Thank johncdaly55
Olney, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

My wife and I just spent this past weekend with 6 of our friends at the Old Squat Inn. We traveled with ATV's all over the country and decided to visit the LEOR ATV Riding Park near Marion, IL. One of our friends ran across the Old Squat Inn which was only a few minutes away from where we planned... More 

3 Thank Mark J
St. Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

You need to set your expectations... It is rustic, a bit quirky and one of the funnest stays you will have. Not for those expecting a high end B&B...but a laid back experience with great hosts and food. Enjoy!

6 Thank Diablo27

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Olde Squat Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 14160 Libery School Road, Marion, IL 62959
Region: United States > Illinois > Marion
Price Range: $107 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“These are rustic so do not expect a hotel”
  • View of the pond from the front porch. :)
  • Fire crackling away!!! :)
  • Watching the sunrise while enjoying coffee on the porch swing. :)
 of 5 bubbles eogden55, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's good to be aware that a part of the experience of being at The Olde Squat Inn is that it is out and away from the busy-ness of 'normal' civilization. But, this also means that cell phone service can be problematic, which also means internet is the same. With AT&T service, we occasionally could get one bar to show but minimal access, and only email and an occasional IM. It's a great excuse to run to town once in a while to hit the wireless at Starbucks at the local Kroger store, or Barnes & Noble in nearby Carbondale.”
  • Early Morning Mist on the Lake at Old Squat Inn
 of 5 bubbles JohnJ860, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Get one of the newer cabin if they have it open.”
 of 5 bubbles sam61554, 21 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Beautiful property, but cabins need alot of work! Find another location.”
 of 5 bubbles Tam50, 24 May 2013 | Read review
“I think every Cabin is good.”
 of 5 bubbles hellaklinge, 18 Oct 2012 | Read review
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