Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast

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Specials, Packages, & Discounts

We are happy to offer fun specials, weekend getaway deals, and vacation packages that are tailored to Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast and the Jacksonville, Illinois area. Value added packages are sometimes seasonal, so watch our newsletter for special announcements. To book, please confirm availability for the dates desired, then click the “add to reservation” button to view your options. Please note that many of our discounts are only available when you Book Direct through our web site.

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Coronavirus Time Out – Extend Your Stay Discount

Reserve NowCost: 25% Extended Stay Discount on 7+ Nights

Experience a safe, restful, relaxing getaway at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast! With just two suites, our guests are able to social distance with ease, whether sitting in the front parlor, on the wraparound porch, in the gardens, or strolling our beautiful historic neighborhood. We’ve always maintained the highest service standards, and our attention to detail includes hand sanitizers at the ready and using recommended and approved disinfectants, with touchpoints cleaned throughout the day. Breakfast is served by suite, whether alone in the dining room, to the suite, or in the garden gazebo.

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As always, gracious hospitality is our highest priority, and we’ll do our best to customize your stay to meet your travel needs while we work together to keep you, our Blessings family, and our communities safe.

Your choice of suites, based on availability. Discount applied to our current non-discounted Book Direct rate.

BOOK DIRECT to receive a 25% Extended Stay DISCOUNT on 7+ nights.

*No other discounts apply

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Luxury Therapeutic Massage

Reserve NowCost: $70/hour+
Pamper yourself with a luxurious 60-minute en suite massage with our licensed and certified massage therapist. Based on availability. To book, please confirm availability for the dates desired, then click the “add to reservation” button to request an appointment for your massage.
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Stay Local, Stay Safe – Experience Jacksonville!

Reserve NowCost: $475 for two guests

Experience a safe, restful, relaxing getaway at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast!

With just two suites, our guests are able to social distance with ease, whether sitting in the front parlor, on the wraparound porch, in the gardens, or strolling our beautiful historic neighborhood. We’ve always maintained the highest service standards, and our attention to detail includes hand sanitizers at the ready and using recommended and approved disinfectants, with touch points cleaned throughout the day. Breakfast is served by suite, whether alone in the dining room, to the suite, or in the garden gazebo.

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As always, gracious hospitality is our highest priority, and we’ll do our best to customize your stay to meet your travel needs while we work together to keep you, our Blessings family, and our communities safe.

Stay Local, Stay Safe package includes:

  • Two-night stay in the suite of your choice, based on availability
  • Two multi-course breakfasts for two
  • Welcome crudité board
  • $100 Chamber gift certificate for you to dine local
  • $50 Chamber gift certificate to shop local
  • Fresh Flowers in your Suite
  • Complimentary box of chocolates
  • Two complimentary Red Box movie rentals
  • Illinois Theater movie popcorn
  • Bedtime Snack
  • Two complimentary Jacksonville Area CVB wine glasses
  • Complimentary Historic Home Walking Tour map

Be Good Neighbors – Help our local businesses come back!

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Christmas Traditions Package

Reserve NowCost: $299 - $359 for two, based on availability with discounts for additional guests in Tranquility Suite

Start your own Christmas tradition at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast. Our two-night Blessings Christmas Traditions Package lets you celebrate the time-honored Christmas activities that are most meaningful to you.

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Experience the Christmas season in our historic mansion with its many Christmas trees, nativities, and other Christmas decor. We truly celebrate the season at Blessings! Listen to the carols playing in the background as we welcome you to our front parlor with its lush Christmas tree adorned with gold ornaments and accented by peonies and gold magnolia leaves. The mantel is adorned with a traditional nativity and a multitude of angels. Dine beside our tallest Christmas tree with twinkling lights and sparkling silver ornaments. Even your suite will have its own designer Christmas tree!

Here’s your chance to live like you’re in a Hallmark movie! Stroll around our neighborhood and enjoy the ambiance of other historic homes dressed in their holiday finery. Join in our community events, including the Christmas Parade, tree lighting, concerts, the Pilot Club Home Tour and maybe even choose a weekend with snowmen and snowball fights! Shop our locally owned stores for unique Christmas gifts for those you love. Dine in our fine restaurants, many with their own holiday decor.

While you’re home you may choose to sit and relax in your suite or in the front parlor listening to carols playing on the baby grand piano, or take part in some of the special activities we have planned. We’ve put together a very special Christmas Traditions Package for you to tailor to your own experience.

Top 10 Reasons to Reserve Your Blessings Christmas Traditions Stay

  1. Enjoy appetizers and traditional Christmas cookies in the front parlor at check-in.
  2. Settle into one of our two upscale guest suites graciously decorated for Christmas.
  3. Put your feet up and read your own autographed copy of Karen Schaler’s Christmas Camp, the foundation of one of my favorite Hallmark movies, while supplies last. This story encourages each one of us to get away from the cell phones, work and stresses of our daily life and focus on the experience of celebrating a traditional Christmas.
  4. Savor 24/7 beverages and snacks including our special Blessings Traditions Hot Chocolate Bar.
  5. Discover the designer Christmas trees, Snow Villages and traditional nativity displays throughout the inn.
  6. Your autographed book will be included in the Christmas Camp Gift Bag you’ll find in your suite, along with the author’s special Christmas Cookie recipe, Mason jar cookie mix, a rolling pin, measuring spoons, a cookie cutter, and other special treats.
  7. We’ll share the Christmas Story in the front parlor each morning.
  8. We’re serving our guest favorites for an indulgent Holiday Breakfast each morning of your stay.
  9. We offer perfect scenes to use as a backdrop for Christmas selfies.
  10. Space is limited – Christmas is coming, so BOOK TODAY!

This package is great for a couple, for a family and for good friends who want a Christmas getaway. Read more about all the fun we had last year on our Christmas Traditions blog post.

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Salute Our American Heroes – Discount

Reserve NowCost: 15% Discount

We will honor our heroes in uniform, military and first responders, past and present, with an everyday discount of 15% in the suite of your choice. Enjoy complimentary snacks and soft drinks and a multi-course gourmet breakfast for two. Please show appropriate ID at check-in. Enter promo code: SALUTE. Based on availability. Offer may not be combined with any other discounted rates. Thank you for your service!

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Savvy Seniors Discount

Reserve NowCost: 10% Discount

Age has its privilege at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast! Stay two or more nights in your choice of our luxury guest suites Sunday through Thursday, and we’ll provide a 10% discount off your total bill. Offer good for travelers 60 and older.

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Government Travel

Reserve NowCost: 10% Discount

Our Serenity on State Suite offers a relaxing respite after a busy day. Show your State or Federal Government ID for a 10% discount on your stay. Includes queen-sized bed, private full bath and private sitting room, complimentary Wi-Fi, beverage and snack buffet and a full breakfast. Available Sunday through Thursday.

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Taking Care of Business Discount

Reserve NowCost: 10% Discount

Looking for a home away from home while in the Jacksonville area on business? Two suites with private bathrooms and private sitting rooms. Lap desks and Wi-Fi available throughout the B&B. Complimentary snacks and hot and cold beverages available 24/7. Work in your room or use one of the dining room tables. Business Center is available for faxing, printing boarding passes, etc. Space to meet with colleagues. Complimentary day pass to Fitness World Health Club. Enjoy warm cookies before bedtime, then get a good night’s sleep in your quiet suite. Full gourmet breakfast to get your day off to a good start. 10% discount on a two-night stay Sunday – Thursday.

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“Suite Retreat” Breakfast

Reserve NowCost: Free

Prefer to sleep in? Choose our “Suite Retreat” and we’ll deliver juice and a basket of warm breakfast breads to your door. You’ll find a selection of hot beverage choices and a Keurig in the common area just outside your suite.

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Love Story Package

Reserve NowCost: $149

We’ll do the shopping for you… you’ll receive one dozen red roses, a box of gourmet chocolates, a bottle of sparkling grape juice and two keepsake Blessings wine glasses, along with other sweet surprises to share with the one you love! This special may be added to your reservation in either suite.

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Here Comes the Bride!

Reserve NowCost: $299

Bring your bestie(s) and stay with us the night before your wedding, then invite your wedding party to join you to take your wedding portraits with a very romantic background. We’re centrally located to be a great home base for your pre-wedding relaxation. Come and go as you’d like, but take a few moments to put your feet up and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a sweet treat along the way. Head out to your rehearsal, then return to your luxury room for the night. Relax in your old-fashioned pedestal tub before a blissful night’s sleep on your king-sized feather bed. We’ll serve an indulgent breakfast in our formal dining room the next morning. Prefer to sleep in? Choose our “Suite Retreat” and we’ll deliver juice and a basket of warm breakfast breads to your door. Check out may be delayed until 2:00 p.m. whenever possible.

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Have your wedding party join you for the most romantic wedding portraits ever! For one hour you’ll have “run of the house” as you take pictures on our vintage stairway, in the front parlor, on the front porch, and out in the gazebo and gardens. We’ll provide sodas and snacks to keep you all going!

Based on availability of our Tranquility Suite. Must be booked at least four weeks in advance. Offer may not be combined with any other discounted rates.

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“Fill Your Love Tank” – Gas Saver Getaway

Reserve NowCost: $259 for two guests

This package includes the following:

  • One-night Stay in our Luxurious Tranquility Suite
  • Private multi-course breakfast for two
  • Complimentary copy of The Five Love Languages
  • Dinner for two at Lonzerotti’s Italian Restaurant
  • $25 Gas Card
  • Fresh Flowers, Chocolates, and other Upscale Amenities
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“Dinner and a Movie” Date Night Package

Reserve NowCost: $299

This package includes the following:

  • Stay in our Luxurious Tranquility Suite
  • Dinner for two at Lonzerotti’s Italian Restaurant
  • Movie Night Gourmet Popcorn and Snacks Package
  • DVD Player in your suite
  • Fresh Flowers, Chocolates, and other Upscale Amenities
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Babymoon

Reserve NowCost: $449

Enjoy one more great Romantic Getaway before the arrival of your newest little blessing. One night in the suite of your choice, 1-hour prenatal massage for her, 1-hour relaxation massage for him, dinner for two, chocolates, fresh flowers, non-alcoholic beverage with two keepsake Blessings goblets to delight you as you celebrate your romance. Let us help you make your stay unforgettable!

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Charcuterie Board

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Includes cured meats, fresh cheeses, sauces for dipping, olives, crudités, and crostini.

Available after 5 p.m.

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