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Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

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Wheaton, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is wonderful! It is a beautiful home, with very comfortable rooms for sleeping. We read downstairs in the parlor. Very comfortable! The two course breakfast was delicious - breads, fresh fruits, and choice of juice, followed by baked French toast with two kinds of syrup. We enjoyed visiting with the owner. We highly recommend Sidwell Friends.

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful stop over. Larry was a great host and provided everything we could possibly want. The property is beautiful and we loved roaming from room to room looking at the furnishings. Breakfast was delicious and beautifully presented. We will definitely return!!

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Sidwell Friends just to break up a long day's drive we didn't feel like doing all in one day. We were so charmed, we decided to stay over on our return trip too! The house is extremely well appointed, with a stunning array of beautifully chosen textures, colors, styles and some interesting pieces of history. The place...

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Canton, Georgia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Our daughters booked this inn for us to celebrate my birthday as we were traveling to Wisc from the Georgia. Larry is such a wonderful host. The house is fabulous and the decor is something out of a magazine. He had it beautifully decorated for Christmas. The inn was very clean and our room so comfortable. He recommended a good...

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Thank google_10
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We spent one evening & night here & it was perfectly peaceful! We were looking for a quite respite before heading to a cryogenics conference in Nashville & I couldn't have designed a more wonderful stay! Breakfast was superb & it was very hard to leave in the morning!

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Thank Clark I
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I spent three days in Mount Vernon on business and google helped me find this treasure of a Bed and Breakfast. I consider myself a connoisseur of Bnb 's, having stayed in about 100 of them in addition to Airbnb's as well as 4-5 star hotels. I was more than impressed by innkeeper Larry's warmth, attention to detail, elegance of...

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

Anna, you are too kind! I greatly appreciate the wonderful review. All I can say is that great guests bring out the best in me. I'm so happy you had an enjoyable experience and I look forward to your next visit. Until then, take care.

Cartersville, Georgia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Sidwell Friends B&B has everything from A to Z to make your stay one you shall always remember. One of the most immaculate and beautifully decorated B&B's we've ever visited. Our visit was short but certainly look forward to staying here in the future. Also, Larry prepares a wonderful breakfast.

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Thank 70Edmund
Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It’s been almost a month since we stayed at Sidwell Friends (July 13, 2016) and while our trip might quickly be fading into a distant memory, our visit with Larry at his beautiful bed and breakfast is not. Sidwell Friends was a most welcome respite during our road trip! Larry has thought of every detail to make your stay as...

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

Thanks so much for this wonderful review! I always appreciate positive feedback. It was a pleasure hosting you and perhaps your future travels will bring you through Southern Illinois again. We can hope...

Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

We were weary travelers on the interstate & could not go any further. Larry's bed and breakfast in Mount Vernon Illinois gratefully had an empty room. The house is spotless, filled with cared for antiques,a canopied bed in our room and plenty of places to restore ones soul. Larry can put out a lovely breakfast and is fascinating to talk...

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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.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $168 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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InnkeeperGwenn, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“there are 3 rooms and all are excellent.”
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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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