Rediscover the art of hospitality at Blessings on State Bed and Breakfast. We're located in the heart of the historic district in a magnificently restored 120-year-old mansion just steps away from Illinois College, the Governor Duncan Mansion and Illinois School for the Deaf. Come visit us! Pampered luxury is our goal, to delight both business and leisure travelers. Escape the standard hotel room and enjoy your own private suite in the finest Jacksonville lodging. From the first moment you arrive, your needs are our primary concern. Gracious gourmet breakfasts are served at your convenience between eight and eleven. Our hot beverage buffet, snacks and guest refrigerator are found just outside your door. Whether your time in Jacksonville is for work, play, or a romantic getaway, Blessings on State is dedicated to exceeding your expectations.
"If the kitchen is the heart of the home, the porch is its soul."
Our home's rich history is evident in the many pocket doors, the stunning carved Victorian staircase, the antique hardwood floors blanketing the common areas, and the magnificent woodwork adorning the five classic fireplaces casting their welcome warmth. Stylish finishes and antique chandeliers provide a timeless ambiance. Modern amenities are available throughout the Bed & Breakfast, without intruding on our home's classic style. An expansive multi-course gourmet breakfast is served at your convenience in our formal dining room, on the front wraparound porch, or in the gazebo in our back gardens. Our beautiful common areas and our gracious guest suites are designed to welcome you to make yourself at home. Perfect details unique to each room include fine furnishings selected with your comfort in mind, as well as all of the modern essentials some can't live without:
- Premier all-suite property
- Full private baths
- Private Sitting Rooms
- Free high-speed secured Wi-Fi
- Flat-screen digital satellite TV
- DVD players and a movie library
- All-Season Fireplaces
- 24-hour Hot Beverage Buffet, Sodas and Snacks
- Lap Desks
- Full Business Center
Our convenient location puts you within walking distance of the schools, restaurants, museums, antique shops and the revitalized downtown that make Jacksonville such a vibrant small city. Whether you are planning a night on the town, a romantic getaway, a business trip, or a family reunion, Blessings on State is the premier choice for lodging in the Jacksonville area. Jacksonville offers special events year-round, and Blessings on State is in the perfect location to enjoy them all. Step away from the standard hotel stay! Experience the exemplary service, gourmet breakfasts, central location and historic ambiance of our premier Bed & Breakfast. Let us show you why it's the "better way to stay!"
Consider Blessings on State for your family reunions, corporate meetings and wedding photographs. Our beautifully appointed common areas and grounds offer the perfect setting for an intimate wedding or elopement, a bridal shower, or a holiday party. Use the links above to explore our accommodations and services, and make your reservation today!
February is "Sweetheart's Month" at Blessings on State!
Thank you so much for a wonderful visit - we wish we could stay longer! Everything was perfect - the room, the breakfast, the ambiance, the hospitality. If we are ever in the area again, we will certainly stay here.
Kathy and Steve,
State College, PA