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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Blessed with a Bestie

Reserve NowCost: $379

What a perfect way to say, “Thank you for being my friend!” Enjoy a one-night stay in our luxurious Tranquility Suite, $100 in gift certificates for local shops and dinner for two at one of our favorite restaurants, along with a beautiful hand-made rattan bag with a variety of natural Sitronu body products and other treats your bestie is sure to love. We’ll even include a zippered canvas makeup bag with special products just for you! Cozy up in our luxurious guest robes and check out all the buffet with complimentary snacks and hot and cold family-friendly beverages located just outside your suite. We’ll deliver a bedtime snack and serve a gourmet breakfast at your leisure the next morning. If you’d like, we’ll even deliver our Suite Retreat breakfast to your door, at no extra charge!

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Spend time catching up while you sit on our front wraparound porch, in the lighted garden gazebo, listening to the baby grand player piano in our front parlor, or while you follow the JACVB walking tour through our historic neighborhood. Your Bestie will enjoy  a 4 oz. jar of luscious body butter, a 4 oz. jar of botanical bath salts for soaking in the clawfoot slipper tub in the Tranquility Suite, a 10ml rollerball perfume for a touch of our signature scent, two velvet hair scrunchies, a chocolate bar by Sjölinds, a favorite chocolatier, and a silver photo keychain. Your zippered canvas makeup bag comes with an 8 oz. bottle of Sitronu natural body lotion, luxury makeup brushes, a silver photo key chain and a rollerball perfume in our signature scent.

ADD ON: For the ultimate in relaxation, Book Early and reserve en suite massages with Hannah from Juniper by Hannah Pate!

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Extended Stay Discount

Reserve NowCost: 20% 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 your 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 20% Extended Stay DISCOUNT on 7+ nights.

*No other discounts apply

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Luxury Therapeutic Massage

Reserve NowCost: $90/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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Host a Tea Party!

Cost: $200

Establish a New Tradition!
I love the tradition of taking tea. I love the quiet time away from distractions, the elegant place settings, and the beauty of colorful and tasty tea treats. Using my past experiences as a pattern, I developed a tea party plan for my very special guests.

Children’s Tea

  • Children Ages 3-10
  • Up to six young guests per party with one adult
  • Children’s tea parties will last approximately 1-1/2 hours
  • Party themes will vary, based on ages and season
  • Garden Gazebo parties may be an option
  • Price: $29/child includes child-specific menu choices, party favors and a seasonal activity

**Tea Parties are available for older youth and adults, too! Additional tickets $35/per person.

SCHEDULE TODAY! Call Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast at 217-245-1013!

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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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Couples Double Date

Reserve NowCost: $350 for 1 Night Lodging in Both Suites

How long has it been since you’ve been on a good old -fashioned Double Date? Spend time with your friends as our only guests. Grab complimentary sodas and snacks and spend time together on the front porch or in one of our other common areas. Go out for a steak burger and fries before heading out to the movies. Share bedtime snacks before you retire for the evening. Get a good night’s sleep, then join each other for a gourmet breakfast in our formal dining room.

 

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Our ‘Couples Double’ Package includes:
– One night stay in our Tranquility Suite for one couple
– One night stay in our Serenity on State Suite for second couple
– Two $25 gift cards for Steak ‘n Shake
– Four tickets to the movies + popcorn and sodas
– Bedtime snacks
– Upscale amenities
– Gourmet breakfast for four

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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

Cost: 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. This rate offers one business traveler a 10% discount on a two-night stay Sunday – Thursday. Additional guest: $29. Call 217-245-1013 to reserve with this rate.

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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. Yay for Breakfast in Bed!

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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, fruits and vegetables, fresh cheeses, sauces for dipping, olives, crudités, and crostini.

Available after 5 p.m.

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