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Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Whether you are in Mt. Vernon for business or pleasure, Sidwell Friends is a delightful B & B and a great place to stay. We stayed for two nights and were treated to gracious hospitality in a beautiful tastefully decorated historic home. Larry is an attentive host and a very professional innkeeper and we especially enjoyed our conversations with him....

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Sebring, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We first stayed here two years ago and were duly impressed. We've since stayed an additional three times and felt compelled to spread the word again about this remarkable B&B, the unparalleled hospitality and breakfasts beyond compare. Owner/innkeeper Larry has evolved over the last two years from gracious host to good friend. There is always a danger in posting 5-star...

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Elko, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Short drive off the interstate. Owner was there to please. Rooms were immaculate and comfy. Nice detail in meeting needs. Linens and towels were super- comfortable bed and TV. Great breakfast! Good places for dinner nearby. Beautiful green gardens and decks. Peggy and Dave from MN

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I've stayed at hotels (large and small, luxury and boutique, glamorous and strange), B&Bs, and guest houses in the US, Canada, India, Czech Republic, England, and France. Sidwell Friends is absolutely in my top five for comfort and loveliness. The house and grounds are gorgeous--beauty, comfort, peacefulness, history, and many places to read, rest, and relax. The bedroom and bathroom...

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La Grange, Kentucky
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My husband and I had a very enjoyable stay for two nights in the Dunaven room. The room was beautiful, comfortable, quiet, and the sheets were silky soft. We also really enjoyed the jetted tub in the adjoining bath. Larry is a gracious host and he prepared a delicious breakfast for us each morning. It was very convenient that he...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 26 May 2015

My husband and I were attending a family event in the area and stayed at this B&B for two nights. We couldn't have asked for more. This is a gorgeous historic home with a winding tree lined drive. Each room is beautifully decorated. Our room featured a four poster bed with a very comfy mattress and soft sheets. We slept...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 May 2015

My wife and I have stayed at many B&Bs and this one is among the best. It is a beautiful and well-appointed home providing comfortable accommodations. The quality and quantity of the breakfast items is outstanding, and Larry, the innkeeper, is an engaging and gracious host that will ensure a pleasant stay.

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Sheffield, Illinois
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

This is my fourth time staying with Larry. The property is beautiful, meticulously maintained and the rooms incredibly comfortable. Fantastic breakfast. But the highlight is Larry! Interesting, fun to talk to and a truly outstanding innkeeper! You won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

My husband & I were guests of the inn 4/16/2015. Without exception, every aspect of our stay was perfect! The home is gorgeous, filled with beautiful antiques & objets d'art. Larry has overlooked not a single detail to insure the ultimate comfort of each guest. His warm hospitality was delightful as well. The breakfast was delicious, & the presentation was...

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Buckhannon
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Wow! My mom and I were blown away by this B&B. We were driving from the East Coast to Colorado and decided to stay here for one night. What a great decision that was! First of all, the host (Larry) was so accommodating with our short notice. I have a gluten allergy and even with just one day's notice, he...

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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: $170 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“there are 3 rooms and all are excellent.”
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