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The Train Inn

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Marseilles, Illinois
Reviewed 2 January 2014

WOW,,Three days of pure bliss... Just Like being at and old friends House,, Paul is a world class cook and the home is fantastic. The work that He and Teresa has put it to it, Has made the Train Inn not just comfortable and relaxing, but, a piece of Carbondale history. This is The Best B and B in the...

1Thank ta b
San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I seldom give Excellent but this is it. My wife and I rented the cottage for a week for $600. This is a separate structure with 3 bedrooms which with the queen and king size beds are a bit small but very comfortable. We had a full bathroom (with spacious shower), living room and fully equipped, separate kitchen. The property...

1Thank Richard P
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2013

A really pleasant overnight enjoyed on route from New Orleans. The proprietor could not have been more hospitable and engaging. Excellent breakfast and lovely conversations. Garden grown foods. Comfortable and spacious room. Great environs. Don't miss - highly recommended.

1Thank Paul J
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This little gem is an oasis behind the SIU Rec Center, a very convenient location for trips to the SIU campus. My husband and I stayed two nights in July while visiting our son. The building is cozy, comfortable and its historic elements beautifully preserved. Paul and Teresa cooked wonderful breakfasts for us and we enjoyed far-ranging conversations with them....

Thank trehugr
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Arriving on a late train, Paul greeted me, by name, at the front door and showed me my cozy bedroom adjacent to the front room. Before turning in, I read in the front room taking in the wood grains and solitude of this solid framed home. I slept very deep on a comfortable country bed in a darkened room with...

Thank John V
Memphis TN
Reviewed 23 November 2012

What a great place to stay. We felt so at home here. Paul and Teresa were great, and the food was to die for. You will not leave hungry! Our room was comfortable, spacious, well appointed and just perfect. If youask Paul for recommendations on places to go, see, eat, etc., definitely follow his recommendations. We had a great time...

1Thank SuziandFrank
Reviewed 21 October 2012

The owners are the best and the place is beautiful. Very clean and comfortable. They make such a fresh and tasty breakfast. You'll NOT be disappointed. When you think of B & B this should be what you imagine. We will go back to Southern Illinois for another visit and the Train Inn will be the place to stay. The...

Thank Ownercj
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Our stay at the Train Inn was great. The place was absolutely immaculate, and full of charm. Paul and Teresa were warm and inviting, and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. The hot tub was heated and ready for us, with robes and flashlight when we got back from our evening out. Breakfast was delicious and...

1Thank Currie B
Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The Train Inn was our first experience with a B&B and it was fantastic. We stayed two nights in the Carbondale Room which had lots of space and felt very private. The bed was comfortable and the room had lots of charm. Paul and Teresa were so nice and really made us feel welcomed. The morning breakfast experience felt like...

Thank thetrouts
Reviewed 25 May 2012 via mobile

We started coming here as an alternative to the chain hotels four years ago and now return regularly because we consider Paul and Theresa friends. Great place to stay, wonderful breakfasts, and the best hosts ever.

Thank lberkman

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We know that when you are seeking an inn, B&B, or guest house, you are searching for more than just a hotel room. You are in search of a warm, welcoming, home away from home. Here at the Train Inn Bed and Breakfast, we ensure that our guests have exactly that experience, by offering welcoming friendly service; personal attention to needs; home cooked hearty breakfasts; and clean, comfortable, cozy rooms. For those of you coming by train, we are conveniently located for access to the Amtrak railway station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Train Inn

Address: 406 East Stoker Street, Carbondale, IL 62901
Region: United States > Illinois > Carbondale
Price Range: $133 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Carbondale room is best for romantic couples. Very private and quite.”
RicknPegM, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No room is bad”
MikeStLouis0921, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“New Orleans room is more spacious than the other downstairs rooms but on the front of the house and bit more exposed, so I'd suggest one of the other downstairs rooms if you can afford it. But all rooms are lovely and the whole house is quiet. The upstairs room has quite a steep staircase for guests who are a bit mobility-challenged. Families won't find floor space for a cot bed so you'll need two rooms. Ideal for singles and couples.”
VQT, 10 May 2014 | Read review
“Suggest the cottage if you want to have rooms to yourself although the house with the B & B looked very nice.”
RichardP496, 17 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Any room would be fine.”
JohnV617, 20 Feb 2013 | Read review
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