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Rediscover the art of hospitality at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast in Jacksonville, Illinois. Our inviting two-suite inn is located in the heart of the historic district in a magnificently restored 130-year-old mansion just steps away from Illinois College, the Governor Duncan Mansion, the historic Augustus Ayers Mansion, Lovejoy Hall and Illinois School for the Deaf. Pampered luxury is our goal, to delight both business and leisure travelers. Escape the standard hotel room and Airbnb and enjoy your own private suite and a delightful gourmet breakfast in the finest Jacksonville area lodging, our authentic full-service B&B. Create unforgettable memories as you gather with your friends and family on our inviting front wrap-around porch, in the front parlor, in the dining room, and in our secluded backyard gazebo and gardens featured in local garden tours. Sit and visit, play games, or just relax and unwind. Porch sitting is our favorite past time at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast.

Delight in the Details

  • Hospitality is our hallmark
  • Premier all-suite property – experience luxury lodging at its best
  • Impressive private sitting rooms and beautifully appointed common areas
  • Gourmet fine dining breakfast experience
  • Full private baths
  • Free high-speed secured Wi-Fi
  • Flat-screen digital satellite TV
  • DVD players
  • All-season fireplaces
  • Complimentary 24-hour hot beverage buffet, sodas, and snacks
  • Cookies and milk at bedtime
  • Lap desks
  • Full business center
  • Off-street parking
accommodation collage including coffee in china teacups, a view of the Tranquility suite bedroom with king-sized bed and of the Serenity Suite with a queen-sized four-poster bed

We’re just a short drive from Springfield, Illinois, in the heart of the Land of Lincoln, a convenient stopover from St. Louis, the Quad Cities, Indianapolis, Hannibal, Bloomington and Chicago. The Jacksonville community is rich in history with a thriving cultural and educational focus. We offer everything from diners to fine dining, from car races to concerts, from antiques to brand name stores. Go Looking for Lincoln, explore the Underground Railroad, or spend the day golfing or fishing in one of the top bass fishing lakes in the state. And don’t forget to plan a summertime ride on our locally-made Eli Ferris Wheel located in City Park.


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