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

1840

3 Felt Manor
— Galena, IL 1840

1845

4 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
5 Patchwork Inn
— Oregon, IL 1845
John Deere's historic site is located in nearby Grand Detour. Read More

1846

6 Stone House
— Chester, IL 1846

1848

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

1852

8 Leisure Harbor Inn
— Cordova, IL 1852

1854

9 Crawford House Inn
— Dixon, IL 1854
10 Chestnut Street Inn
— Sheffield, IL 1854
11 The Homestead
— Plano, IL 1854

1855

12 Twinflower Inn

— Bishop Hill, IL 1855
13 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
14 DeSoto House Hotel
— Galena, IL 1855
15 Twinflower Inn
— Bishop Hill, IL 1855
16 Centralia Garden Estates Bed & Breakfast
— Centralia, IL 1855

1858

17 Bernadine's Stillman Inn
— Galena, IL 1858
Built in 1858, includes the original 1858 Carriage House. Read More
18 Copperstone Inn
— Rockton, IL 1858

1860

19 Corner George Inn

— Maeystown, IL 1860
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

1867

20 Farmers' Guest House
— Galena, IL 1867

1869

21 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
22 Vrooman Mansion B&B
— Bloomington, IL 1869

1873

23 Gold Coast Guest House B&B
— Chicago, IL 1873

1874

24 Pinehill Inn
— Oregon, IL 1874

1875

25 The Oaks Bed & Breakfast
— Petersburg, IL 1875

1876

26 Victorian Inn

— Rock Island, IL 1876
27 Spring Street Guest House
— Galena, IL 1876
28 Abe's Spring Street Guest House
— Galena, IL 1876
Originally built in 1876 as an ice house for the City Brewery. Read More
29 Prairie Path Guest House
— Mount Carroll, IL 1876

1880

30 Cloran Mansion
— Galena, IL 1880
31 The Inn at Irish Hollow
— Galena, IL 1880

1882

32 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

1885

33 The Kaufmann House B&B
— Quincy, IL 1885

1887

34 Villa Dí Citta

— Chicago, IL 1887

1888

35 At Home Inn Chicago
— Chicago, IL 1888

1890

36 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
37 Villa Toscana Guest House
— Chicago, IL 1890

1891

38 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
39 Aster House
— Chicago, IL 1891
40 Seacord House
— Galesburg, IL 1891
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
41 Maple Leaf Cottage Inn
— Elsah, IL 1891

1892

42 Wikstrom Manor B&B
— Momence, IL 1892
43 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
44 State Street Inn Bed & Breakfast
— Waverly, IL 1892

1893

45 Park Avenue Guest House
— Galena, IL 1893

1895

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

1900

48 Hammond House B&B
— Stockton, IL 1900

1901

49 Fox River Bed and Breakfast
— Ottawa, IL 1901

1902

50 The Oscar Swan Geneva
— Geneva, IL 1902

1903

51 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

52 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
53 Plymouth Rock Roost
— Plymouth, IL 1904
54 The Shelby Historic House and Inn
— Shelbyville, IL 1904

1905

55 Train Inn B&B
— Carbondale, IL 1905

1906

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

1907

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

1908

59 Francie's Inn
— Du Quoin, IL 1908

1910

60 The Davie School Inn
— Anna, IL 1910

1912

61 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

62 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

63 Senator's Inn
— Savoy, IL 1915

1919

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

1920

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

1922

66 Water Valley Inn

— Cobden, IL 1922

1923

67 Pine Manor
— Carbondale, IL 1923

1925

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

1926

69 Stratford Inn
— Sycamore, IL 1926
70 Ravinia Guest House
— Highland Park, IL 1926

1927

71 The Homestead

— Evanston, IL 1927
72 Margarita European Inn
— Evanston, IL 1927

1929

73 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

74 Chateau Des Fleurs
— Winnetka, IL 1936