Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast

1109 West State Street, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
Innkeeper(s): Gwenn Eyer
 
  • Fill Your Love Tank

    Price from: $250

      We'll help fill your gas tank while you're filling your "Love Tank!" We may be close to home, but you'll be a world away while at Blessings on State! Upon arrival you will receive a copy of Gary Chapman's book, The Five Love Languages. Spend some time learning the languages while you're here, or take it with you to read at your leisure. We know gas prices are high, so we'll even give you a $25 gas card to help offset your travel expenses! Our B&B is within walking distance from Duncan Park and the Governor's Mansion, Illinois College, Illinois School for the Deaf, downtown Jacksonville, and Strawn Art Gallery so park your car and walk, walk, walk! Be sure to pick up one of our maps and take the Historic Homes Walking Tour!

      Each "Love Tank" couple will receive dinner for two at Lonzerotti's Italian Restaurant, a landmark restaurant located in a restored train depot. This package includes an appetizer, two entrees of your choice, and a dessert to share. Their menu offers so many tantalizing options, it may be hard to choose! From pasta to steaks, our guests give Lonzerotti's very high marks!

      Enjoy your time together, then head back to Blessings for a romantic night. Sink into your luxurious feather-topped king-sized bed, turn on the remote controlled fireplace, and enjoy an evening of romance with the one you love. Relax in the footed pedestal tub or rainforest shower in your beautiful marble spa bathroom. Step just outside your suite to our 24-hour snack and beverage buffet. The next morning we'll serve your full gourmet breakfast in our formal dining room, or serve to your door on silver trays any time before noon. Fresh flowers, chocolates, guest robes, spa amenities, chilled sparking grape juice and other surprises are designed to delight you. Check out may be delayed until 2:00 p.m. when available. This dinner package is available is available Tuesday through Saturday, only. Come Fill Your Love Tank at Blessings on State!

       

      • Stay in our Luxurious Tranquility Suite
      • 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

      Call 217-245-1013 to reserve your "Love Tank" package.

  • Here Comes the Bride Package

    Price from: $300

      Stay with us the night before your wedding! We're centrally located to be a great home base for your wedding day preparations. 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 breakfast to your suite the next morning.

      Have your wedding party join you for the most romantic wedding portraits ever! You'll have "run of the house" as you take pictures 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!

      Checkout may be extended to 2:00 p.m. based on availability.

      Call 217-245-1013 to reserve your "Bride's" package.

  • Love Story Package

    Price from: $125

      Write your own "Love Story" with this romantic package! We'll do the shopping for you... you'll receive one dozen red roses and a box of gourmet chocolates along with other sweet surprises to share with the one you love! Enjoy a candlelight breakfast in our formal dining room, or choose to have us serve breakfast to your suite on silver trays. This package may be added to your reservation in either suite.

      Call 217-245-1013 to reserve your "Love Story" package.

  • Read My Lips! Deaf-Friendly Romantic Getaway

    Price from: $250

      Treat yourselves or your loved ones to a Romantic Getaway in the beautiful Tranquility Suite, our premier guest suite! Sink into our plush feather-topped king-sized bed, turn on the remote controlled electric fireplace (with or without heat), and enjoy an evening of romance with the one you love. You’ll be thrilled with your beautiful marble spa bathroom! We’ll serve your full gourmet breakfast by candlelight in our formal dining room, or serve to your door on silver trays any time before noon.

      This package includes one night in our luxurious Tranquility Suite. Fresh flowers, chocolates, guest robes and spa amenities, chilled sparking grape juice and other surprises will delight you as you celebrate your romance! Check out may be delayed until 2:00 p.m. whenever possible. Make it an unforgettable getaway!

      Blessings on State is a Deaf-friendly bed and breakfast. Our desire is to make your stay here as secure and comfortable as possible. Located in a well established historic neighborhood, well-lit off street parking provides a secure environment. Hosts have a working knowledge of ASL and on-call staff will provide additional support as needed. In addition to the basic ADA lodging kit with alarms and signallers, we also offer digital satellite TV with closed captioning, amplified phone, video phone and several closed captioned romantic movies in our video library.

      Stay in your suite and watch a movie, soak in the luxurious bath, sit on our welcoming front porch, take a short walk to Duncan Park or visit the museum just down the street at Illinois School for the Deaf... we'll have lots to keep you entertained, indoors and out!

      • Stay in our Luxurious Tranquility Suite
      • Fresh Flowers, Chocolates, and other Upscale Amenities
      • Closed Captioned Digital Satellite TV
      • Choose from our collection of closed-captioned DVD's (or bring your own!)
      • Videophone and Amplified Phone
      • Our ADA Lodging Kit includes Signallers and Alarms

      Call 217-245-1013 to reserve your "Read My Lips" package

  • Massage Services, by appointment

    Price from: $50

      One Hour Classic Massage - $80
      1/2 Hour Classic Massage - $50
      We Request a Minimum of Two Weeks Notice to Schedule

  • Dinner and a Movie Romance Package

    Price from: $250

      Let us help you plan your date night! Start your romantic evening with dinner for two at Lonzerotti's Italian Restaurant, a landmark restaurant located in a restored train depot. Candlelight, linen tablecloths and a romantic ambiance will set the mood. This three-course meal package includes an appetizer, two entrees of your choice, and a dessert to share. Their menu offers so many tantalizing options, it may be hard to choose! From pasta to steaks, our guests rave about Lonzerotti's!

      After enjoying your dinner, come back to your upscale suite and cuddle up in front of the fire for your own private movie night. Choose from the DVD's in our film library, or bring your own. We'll provide gourmet popcorn and other movie theatre favorites! The next morning we'll serve your full gourmet breakfast in our formal dining room, or serve to your door on silver trays any time before noon. Fresh flowers, chocolates, guest robes and spa amenities, are designed to delight you. Check out may be delayed until 2:00 p.m. when available. This dinner package is available Tuesday through Saturday, only.

      • Stay in our Luxurious Tranquility Suite
      • Dinner for two at Lonzerotti's Italian Restaurant
      • Movie Night Gourmet Popcorn and Snacks Package
      • Watch your choice of DVD's from our library (or bring your own!)
      • Fresh Flowers, Chocolates, and other Upscale Amenities

      Call 217-245-1013 to reserve your "Dinner and a Movie" package.

  • Wedding Eve Package

      Bring your closest friend(s) and stay with us the night before your wedding! Go to your rehearsal dinner and do what you need to do, then come back and relax. Put on our comfy robes, apply a favorite facial masque and enjoy your time together while you reminisce about old times and look forward to the days to come. Enjoy specialty Chocolates and other gourmet snacks and upscale amenities. We'll even arrange for massages, if you'd like. (Additional cost, with 2 week advance notice, please.)