Historic Illinois Bed and Breakfast Inns

1800

1 Windy Hill Acres Inn

— Cobden, IL 1800

1836

2 Belle Aire Mansion Guest House

— Galena, IL 1836
Built from 1836 to 1879. Started as a log cabin. Logs still remain and are a mainstay support of home. Originally a famous horse stables. Read More
3 Oscar Swan Country Inn

— Geneva, IL 1836

1840

4 Felt Manor

— Galena, IL 1840

1844

5 The Cherry Tree Inn Bed and Breakfast

— Woodstock, IL 1844

1845

6 Aldrich Guest House

— Galena, IL 1845
Both President Grant and Abe Lincoln have been in this home, built in 1845. U. S. Grant trained his troops on the land around the home. Read More
7 Patchwork Inn

— Oregon, IL 1845
John Deere's historic site is located in nearby Grand Detour. Read More

1848

8 Avery Guest House

— Galena, IL 1848
General Grant's Home, Old Market House (walking distance), Museums, Trolley Tour. Read More

1854

9 Chestnut Street Inn

— Sheffield, IL 1854

1855

10 The Steamboat House Bed and Breakfast

— Galena, IL 1855
One of the finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the Midwest. The 22-room mansion was built from an Andrew Jackson Downing plan for Daniel Harris, a legendary steamboat captain on the... Read More
11 DeSoto House Hotel

— Galena, IL 1855

1856

12 Alice's Snyder House

— Galena, IL 1856

1858

13 Copperstone Inn

— Rockton, IL 1858

1867

14 Farmers' Guest House

— Galena, IL 1867

1869

15 Vrooman Mansion B&B

— Bloomington, IL 1869
16 Old Church House Inn

— Peoria, IL 1869
The exterior of this Civil War era country church is architecturally recognized by the National Historic American Building Survey. Read More

1873

17 Gold Coast Guest House B&B

— Chicago, IL 1873

1874

18 Pinehill Inn

— Oregon, IL 1874

1876

19 Abe's Spring Street Guest House

— Galena, IL 1876
Originally built in 1876 as an ice house for the City Brewery. Read More
20 Prairie Path Guest House

— Mount Carroll, IL 1876
21 Victorian Inn

— Rock Island, IL 1876

1880

22 Cloran Mansion

— Galena, IL 1880
23 The Inn at Irish Hollow

— Galena, IL 1880

1882

24 Standish House Bed & Breakfast

— Lanark, IL 1882
First two Blackhawk Indiana War Battlefields (nearby), historic Galena and lead mines (nearby), restored river boat gambling (near Mississippi River). Read More

1884

25 Corner George Inn

— Maeystown, IL 1884
The inn consists of four completely restored structures, an 1884 hotel and saloon (main building), an 1890s summer Kitchen guest cottage and two 1860s Civil War rock houses. Read More

1887

26 Historic Hull House Inn

— Murphysboro, IL 1887
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— Chicago, IL 1887

1890

28 Villa Toscana Guest House

— Chicago, IL 1890
29 Three Roses Bed and Breakfast

— Pontiac, IL 1890
Several families owned the home for a number of years before we purchased the home in September of 2006. Read More

1891

30 Queen Anne Guest House

— Galena, IL 1891
Was built by the owner of Galena's largest manufacturer of the 1880's and 1890's. Read More
31 Maple Leaf Cottage Inn
— Elsah, IL 1891

1892

32 Wikstrom Manor B&B
— Momence, IL 1892
33 Market Street Inn
— Taylorville, IL 1892
Our inn is plan #143 by Architect George Franklin Barber of Knoxville, Tennessee. We feature original woodwork and mouldings, art glass and fireplaces found in the home when built in 1892. Read More
34 State Street Inn Bed & Breakfast
— Waverly, IL 1892

1894

35 Seacord House

— Galesburg, IL 1894
Built in 1894, house has natural woodwork on first floor and working pocket doors. Original builder was prominent in business and railroad and was a former sheriff. Read More

1895

36 Hellman Guest House
— Galena, IL 1895
Market House, Grants Home and Washburn House. Read More
37 Sylvia's Irish Inn
— Urbana, IL 1895

1896

38 Pasfield House Inn
— Springfield, IL 1896
39 Perkins House Inn
— Vienna, IL 1896

1900

40 Hammond House B&B
— Stockton, IL 1900

1901

41 Fox River Bed and Breakfast
— Ottawa, IL 1901

1902

42 The Oscar Swan Geneva
— Geneva, IL 1902

1903

43 Beall Mansion, An Elegant B&B
— Alton, IL 1903
Designed by world famous architect Lucas Pfeiffenberger, this grand mansion was commissioned by railroad baron and river boat magnate Z. B. Job as a wedding present for his son and his son's bride,... Read More

1904

44 Nauvoo Grand-A Bed & Breakfast Inn
— Nauvoo, IL 1904
Original moldings, ceilings, hardware, stained glass, etc. dating back to the turn of the century. Read More
45 Plymouth Rock Roost
— Plymouth, IL 1904
46 The Shelby Historic House and Inn
— Shelbyville, IL 1904

1905

47 Train Inn B&B
— Carbondale, IL 1905

1906

48 Landmark on Madison B&B
— Lebanon, IL 1906

1907

49 Round-Robin Inn
— Mundelein, IL 1907
50 The Mansion Bed & Breakfast
— West Dundee, IL 1907

1908

51 Francie's Inn
— Du Quoin, IL 1908

1909

52 Publishing House B&B
— Chicago, IL 1909

1910

53 The Davie School Inn
— Anna, IL 1910

1912

54 Sonora Gardens Farmstead
— Nauvoo, IL 1912
The B&B was built from a Sears kit home in 1912 by my great-grandparents. The 1880 guest house was a voting poll for 125 years, and the cabin was a barn built in 1938. Read More

1914

55 The Chocolate Affair
— Highland, IL 1914
The Kaeser Park house, a former stagecoach house and now a museum, is nearby. Other historic sites include the Latzer Homestead, home of the man who founded Pet Inc. Read More

1915

56 Senator's Inn
— Savoy, IL 1915

1916

57 Bishops Hall Bed & Breakfast
— Oak Park, IL 1916

1919

58 Lang House B&B on Sheridan
— Chicago, IL 1919

1920

59 House 5863 Bed & Breakfast Chicago
— Chicago, IL 1920

1922

60 Water Valley Inn
— Cobden, IL 1922

1923

61 Pine Manor
— Carbondale, IL 1923

1925

62 Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast
— Mount Vernon, IL 1925

1926

63 Ravinia Guest House
— Highland Park, IL 1926

1927

64 Margarita European Inn
— Evanston, IL 1927

1929

65 Oxbow B&B
— Pinckneyville, IL 1929
Oxbow B&B is near several historic sites, including Fort Kaskaskia, St. Mary River Covered Bridge, Charter Oak Schoolhouse, Pierre Menard Home, The Old Slave House and Fort De Chartres. The Perry... Read More

1936

66 Chateau Des Fleurs
— Winnetka, IL 1936