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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Experience Jacksonville!

Cost: $289

Add our Experience Jacksonville package to your reservation in the suite of your choice. Spend a couple of days shopping our locally owned shops, dining in our terrific restaurants with talented young chefs, and seeing the sights. From Jacksonville Main Street’s outdoor concert series to performances at KJB’s and Guse’s, to special events at Twisted Tree Music Hall, music is sure to add to your stay!


Our Experience Jacksonville! package includes:
• A Bouquet of Fresh Flowers from our local florist
• Welcome Charcuterie Board
• Multi-course Breakfasts for two
Jacksonville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau welcome bag, including a local discount card for shopping and dining
• $50 Gift Certificate for you to dine local
• $50 Gift Certificate to shop local
• Two Movie, Sodas and Popcorn tickets for Illinois Theater
• Bedtime Snacks
• Sparkling Cider or Grape Juice
• Two complimentary keepsake stemless wine glasses
• Complimentary Historic Home Walking Tour map
• Free Ferris Wheel rides on sunny summer Sunday afternoons

Live like a local!

Based on availability, this package may be added to your reservation in either suite.

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Extended Stay Discount

Reserve NowCost: 20% Extended Stay Discount on 7+ Nights

Experience a restful and relaxing getaway at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast! Spend some time playing the baby grand player piano in the front parlor, reading on the wraparound porch, in the gazebo and gardens, or strolling our beautiful historic neighborhood. Breakfast is served by suite, whether alone in the dining room, to your suite, or in the garden gazebo.


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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Celebrate Being a Mother!

Reserve NowCost: $199 - Add to your stay in either suite

Whether you’re celebrating your own role as a mother, or celebrating your mother’s role in your life, we’ve designed a great package just for moms! It’s time to relax and let us pamper you! Self-care is not selfish.

Package Includes:
$50 Dine Local restaurant certificate
Local discount card
Gorgeous Fresh Flowers
Mother’s Day Tea for Two (or four)
Luxurious Turkish Towels Spa Robe to keep
A Swag Bag styled just for mom.

This special may be added to your overnight stay in either suite. We request 7 days advance notice for this package, please.

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Backroads Boutique Crawl Package

Reserve NowCost: $99

Make your reservation today! Choose your luxurious Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast guest suite, then add on this terrific Backroads Boutique Crawl Package:

  • Dinner for two at one of our terrific local restaurants
  • Swag Bag at check-in, including a special 10% discount off your purchases at many amazing Jacksonville businesses.
  • Special gifts from Home Girls
  • Local goat’s milk soap and $10 to spend at A Collaborative
  • Two Blessings on State stemless wine glasses
  • Jacksonville shopping bag and gifts from the Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Upgraded Amenities, Bedtime Snacks, 24/7 Beverages and Snacks and a multi-course Breakfast served on fine china and crystal at Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast
  • And other Surprises!

The official spring Backroads Boutique Crawl will be held on Friday April 19 and Saturday April 20, 2024. We welcome you to choose this package and shop local at any time!

Price  $ 99

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Couples Double Date

Reserve NowCost: $99

How long has it been since you’ve been on a good old -fashioned Double Date? Reserve both suites and 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.



Our ‘Couples Double’ Package includes:
– 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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Charcuterie Board

Reserve NowCost: $49

Charcuterie selection includes cured meats, fruits and vegetables, fresh cheeses, sauces for dipping, olives, crudités, and crostini.

Available after 3 p.m.

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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 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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“Fill Your Love Tank” – Gas Saver Getaway

Reserve NowCost: $199

This package includes the following:

  • Add to your stay in either of our Luxurious Suites
  • Private multi-course breakfast for two
  • Complimentary copy of The Five Love Languages
  • Dinner for two at one of our fine local restaurants
  • $25 Gas Card
  • Fresh Flowers, Chocolates, and other Upscale Amenities
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“Dinner and a Movie” Date Night Package

Reserve NowCost: $199

Add to your stay in either of our Luxurious Suites:

  • Dinner for two at one of our favorite local restaurants
  • Movie Night Gourmet Popcorn and Snacks Package
  • DVD Player in your suite
  • Fresh Flowers, Chocolates, and other Upscale Amenities
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