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Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We just spent five days as our third visit to the Olde Squat Inn, and it was the best experience yet. It might have been the cooler weather in Southern Illinois that is just beginning to bring out the color on the trees. Or it might have been the early Fall mornings bringing the fog and mist that glowed over...

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2Thank John J
St. Louis, MO
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We 4 sisters really enjoyed our stay in the Oxford Trot. Welcomed by Katy when we first arrived with a box full of fresh picked tomatoes and peppers, our hosts,Katy and Jim could not have been more accommodating. Breakfasts were delicious and the grounds are so beautiful and peaceful. We didn't want to leave!

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2Thank aunttripplanner
Pekin, Illinois
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I have stayed here many times with my two large breed dogs and I could not ask for more. The owners are wonderful and have several lab mixes of their own. Our dogs enjoyed off leash freedom to roam and a great swim in the lake. The owners themselves are amazing host. They allowed us to pick dinner from the...

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2Thank sam61554
Summerville, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 24 May 2013

My sister and I stay at cabins alot and have never had this experience. Pictures are not deceiving, but the cabin we were in was dangerous to say the least. Electrical wiring exposed, not safe for children. Leak under kitchen sink. Bathroom was very dirty and shower had old spoiled rag still in it when we arrived. We did expect...

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6Thank Tam50
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 16 February 2013

I visited the Olde Squat Inn for a mother-daughter weekend getaway. We stayed in the lovely church cabin. The quiet, peaceful seclusion was exactly what we needed. We enjoyed sitting by the fire and simply spending time together. Jim even brought us a puzzle to work on. We also enjoyed the quick drive over to Marion to do a little...

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1Thank Jami G
carrollton
Reviewed 11 February 2013

The Old Squat Inn offers beautiful hand-crafted log cabin rentals in scenic Southern Illinois. Our cabin intertwined modern conveniences with a vintage touch. Surrounded by logs dating from the 1850's, we couldn't help but speculate as to what these walls had seen. The elegant simplicity created the perfect environment for our getaway. The fun, friendly, and flexible owners make this...

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1Thank Nick3205
Michigan
Reviewed 19 November 2012

My husband and I have stayed at over 20 cabins around the country. Most are modern and beautifully decorated with rustic accessories that are easily found at many modern gift shops. The Old Squat Inn, however, is a collection of true 1800s cabins, decorated with authentic, antique goodies, inside and out, that take you back to a simpler time. We...

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3Thank alongtheroad
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We (a german family) were staying 6 days in "Uncle Jims" Old Squat Inn and we love it. Our children come back to the ground. After some days they are really happy children. The cabins are wonderfull and the breakfast is unbelievable. So much things and homemade. Applecake, muffins, pancake, eggsoufle, potatoes with ham and and and ... Katy make...

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1Thank hellaklinge
LaPorte, IN
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We were eager to see and stay in log cabins that date back to the 1850's. The Old Squat Inn did not disappoint. Our innkeeper is a collector of old cabins which he reconstructs on his property and situates around his lake. It is a real throwback to days gone by--the rugged individual who learns to do for himself whatever...

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2Thank 539crosario
Effingham, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We just completed our 4th stay at the Olde Squat Inn and had an enjoyable time as expected. In looking at the various reviews, I find that people either love it or not, so let me offer some help for those considering their first stay. What you expect will make all the difference in your stay. If you expect recently...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • 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?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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