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Hannibal, Missouri
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40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We wanted to take just a couple of days break, and found this in Grafton, Illinois - one of the best places we have ever stayed. Looking for a cabin? This might be the Hilton of cabin life. Staff was great, accommodating, room was terrific - the decor is different in each room, I think, so you might want to... More 

3 Thank Steve R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

We stayed in the house. The view is truly stunning. Pack a few bottles of wine, a cooler, and some cheese and crackers...and you are good to go. We sat for hours on the deck, viewing the barges, boats, birds and sunset over the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. If you look east, you get a great view of The Great... More 

2 Thank MikeInSTL
Sparta, Illinois, United States
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We had often seen this inn high on the hill as we drove through Grafton and wondered what it was. We were fortunate enough to get the suite in the Inn at the last minute after our other plans were cancelled. Although the decor was a bit dated, the suite was large with a sitting area and whirlpool. We had... More 

Thank Brenda S
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51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

we just returned from a weekend at Tara Point Inn & Cottages to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Everything was wonderful. Nice cabins, Great service. Very clean and well kept. Lots of little extras. HIghly recommend. We stayed in a cottage and loved it.

Thank joyce b
Decatur, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We spent an evening at Tara Point for our 30th anniversary - what a treat! Fantastic view overlooking the river. Allison and Fred are wonderful hosts and the house is beautiful with lots of great family history. Sorry we only spent 1 night and plan to return for weekend trips! I highly recommend Tara Point!

Thank 529Donna
Savoy, Illinois
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed in one of the rooms in the Inn and had shared use of the game room, kitchen & full deck. The view from the deck of the Mississippi & Illinois Rivers was breathtaking. Our host, Allison is so welcoming. Her parents built this as their home & then decided to open part of it up to the public.... More 

Thank BBB626
Louisiana, Missouri
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73 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Wonderful getaway! Highly recommended! Friendly staff, clean accommodations, incredible views of the Mississippi and Illinois River valleys, peaceful and quiet setting, and able to watch the sunset and the sunrise from our cottage. We stayed one night, but would stay there again. The only negatives we noted: bed was too soft and the pillows were flat. Otherwise great location, close... More 

Thank DavidO1901
Paxton, Illinois
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

This is a great Bed and Breakfast get away for couples. Highly recommended. The staff is very nice and friendly. Very knowledgable of area and helpful. Very clean rooms and grounds. It is close to several restaurants and shopping. My wife and I enjoyed are stay here. Very peaceful and quiet.

Thank irvinsha
Saint Clair, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We three old women splurged on two adjoining cottages. It was like having a three BR/2Bath home with every amenity we could have wanted. We three have different sleeping patterns and daily habits and it gave us plenty of privacy to do our own things. While they are not set up for cooking, they are certainly set up for eating... More 

2 Thank Kay K
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

I just had the most amazing night staying at Tara Point inn. Myself and five ladies were able to book rooms in the Inn. We ate, we drank and laughed till our stomachs ached. Alison was an amazing host both in the evening and in the morning. I must comment on the mornings in the inn. The view of the... More 

3 Thank Mary G

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Tara Point Inn and Cottages

Address: 1 Tara Point Ln., Grafton, IL 62037
Region: United States > Illinois > Grafton
Price Range: $225 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Tara Point Inn And Cottages Hotel Grafton
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“Cottages are in the trees. Nice to wake up seeing animals playing”
 of 5 bubbles 854BradH854, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are several cabins and these are so nice & quiet. If you like being around other people, the rooms in the house looked very nice too.”
 of 5 bubbles Kimbohaley, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are two rooms inside of the Inn that access a shared balcony. The largest room is a suite and it does not. The rooms inside of the Inn have the most spectacular views. The cottages are roomier, with a more limited view of the water and bluffs.”
 of 5 bubbles RitaH775, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the rivers.”
 of 5 bubbles travelertips22, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a lower-lever unit, only one available, but will try to get upper lever unit next time, if it is available. But all offer some view of the river, deck area to sit, so no heartburn at all about it. Rooms are no smoking (okay on deck areas).”
 of 5 bubbles steverG4316MB, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
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