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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My husband and I were recently visiting the area, our son is doing a summer internship nearby. I love to stay in B&Bs when possible especially in old homes like this. So much history. It was a beautiful place built in 1885. Each room was elegantly furnished. We stayed in the "Ballroom" on 3rd floor. It was very nice and...

Thank angela g
Streator, Illinois
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

On arrival we had to call because door is locked which was okay they answered and let us in. Showed us around. We stayed in miss Martha's room and had a bathroom down the hall which we were unsure about but it wasn't a big deal! Had breakfast next day and it was very good! This was our 1st B&B...

Thank Wendydes77
Reviewed 3 April 2016

My husband and I were given a gift of a night at The Oaks as a wedding present. When I emailed a couple of weeks ago to make the reservation, my email was answered and the date was set for April 2, 2016. When I tried to call to confirm on the morning of the 2nd, I discovered their toll-free...

3Thank alicesue62563
Peoria, IL
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were captivated by the beautiful original details in this B&B. We stayed in Master John's Quarters. It was very comfortable. The only drawback was the step up into the shower/toilet room (looks as though it was previously a closet). For breakfast we were delighted with the delicious Eggs Benedict & potatoes. It would be great if the entrance were...

Thank lady_beach
Brookfield, Illinois
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We chose this B&B since it was close to New Salem and Springfield. It took us awhile before we were able to contact someone to make a reservation, and the hosts took some time to answer the doorbell when we arrived. The house is impressive, but in need of maintenance, as do the grounds. Our room at the top of...

Thank Annette F
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Over priced, unkempt grounds, surly owners who were rude, and average food. Would not go again. Unless you are visiting a relative in the area this place is really not worth the bother. There are other accommodations in the same town with much better B&B appeal. Best to check them out.

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Antioch, Illinois
Reviewed 16 February 2014

What a memorable family get-together we had last weekend at The Oaks! We have always wanted to experience a Murder Mystery and The Oaks was the perfect setting for this event. We arrived Friday early evening and Ken checked us into our rooms - the ballroom, the maid's quarters and Olivia's room. All were charmingly decorated and for a building...

3Thank Mely0430
Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Spouse picked this place as a surprise gift. When we arrived, the welcome by the owner was not accomadated with a smile or any warmth. Breakfast was very good and the wife was functionally polite. Aloof couple...not sure why running a B & B where you have to interact with people. We wanted a getaway so not looking for a...

1Thank SPGal
Reviewed 30 September 2013

It's been awhile since we stayed, but I remember it fondly. We decided to do a little sightseeing on our way home and meandered into Petersburg. When it came to looking for a place for the night, we decided to look for a B&B. The Oaks had one room left for the night and we headed over to find it....

2Thank MidMO_Travelers
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

Authentic Victorian era home. Bed was great room was fine and hosts were accomidating. If you are a bed and breakfast "virgin" this might not be the best way of starting. But the fact that we couldn't agree on a place to eat resulted in Ken whipping up a delicous dinner for us is why we stay in a B&B....

1Thank nhigdon

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Additional Information about Oaks

Address: 510 West Sheridan, Petersburg, IL 62675-1358
Region: United States > Illinois > Petersburg
Price Range: €63 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“see their website for descriptions”
lady_beach, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Inquire by phone for details before selecting room; the house is large and rooms are available on different floors with widely varying views and configurations.”
149annettef, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All rooms can be viewed on their website and explanations of the bed size, bathrooms, TV, etc. are there as well.”
Mely0430, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Try to choose room with less visable mold.”
SPGal, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
“DONT GO THERE! NEEDS GOOD CLEANING check it out before you book!web site needs update”
laureb538, 8 Jul 2013 | Read review
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