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Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast

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Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The inn is peaceful, beautifully decorated, impeccably well maintained and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was prepared to perfection and delicious. Meticulous attention to detail from these welcoming innkeepers will make you want to return again and again.

Thank Judytravels55
Hawthorn15, Owner at Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and observations. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your stay and our bountiful breakfast. We hope to see you again soon!

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in, the Inn-keepers were cold. There was no tour of the house and no information provided about the home and its history. Even upon a later inquiry, it was like pulling teeth. It felt more like we were staying at a hostel or a hotel in that it was fine and got the job done...

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Hawthorn15, Owner at Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for taking the time to post a review and sorry to hear that we did not measure up to your expectations. This is a surprise as other members of your party, there were four of you staying in one room, indicated they had a wonderful time. We noted you were the guest of your grandmother and...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stayed at another B&B when we were in Independence 4 years ago. It was not a wonderful experience. Hawthorn, run by Jim and Wendy Allen, was! As our four-night stay was took place shortly before Christmas, it was a slow tourist time and we were the only guests. The house was beautifully decorated for the season. Our room was...

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Darling smart hard working couple operates this beautiful home and served beautiful breakfast! We had a wonderful weekend and are engaged. I love the art work, furnishings, location and the care they took with everything.

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We traveled to Independence for business. Staying at the Hawthorn turned a business trip into the perfect stay. The Hawthorn is a beautiful home. My husband and I went for walks enjoying the fall weather. The interior of the home can simply be described as elegant yet comfortable. The owners are delightful. We awoke to fresh brewed coffee and the...

Thank Martie M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Booked this bed and breakfast for two nights with my wife, strictly holiday. Inn keepers live on site and can be summoned immediately if there is problems. The room was large and offered separate siting room. Very nice. Bathroom had odd layout, but I suppose this was in keeping with the historical constraints of the property. Off street parking in...

Thank Hobnail
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The Hawthorn is a grand stone mansion outside Kansas City in a quiet neighborhood. We stayed in the Evans Room on the second floor. It was a spacious room with its own private bathroom and shower. The home is beautifully decorated with many intricate details. Jim and Wendy were very gracious hosts. Breakfast was great!! Everything was meticulous and the...

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Our much needed business trip to transport a couple dogs to the KC are was turned into a little honeymoon treat! The room was beautiful and very comfortable. The home is outstanding and the innkeepers are a breath of fresh air! Best breakfast in independence :) we recommend the fruit platter add on!

Thank Jaimie B
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I have never really enjoyed a 'nice' B&B, the Hawthorn is probably the best there is for our needs. We enjoy being on our own but always knew that our hosts were only a phone call away. Where else can you go and have the run of someone else's home? We enjoyed being on our own to walk the gardens...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 16 May 2016

A truly wonderful experience. We stayed for three nights and loved every minute. Great room, delicious food, super clean, and top notch service by very friendly hosts. Beautiful grounds. Highly recommended!

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Hawthorn15, Owner at Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for recommending us and we are delighted you enjoyed your three day stay with us. Wendy works especially hard on our extensive gardens and grounds and it so nice when they are noticed! We hope to see you again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegant 19th century stone mansion meticulously renovated and opened as a Bed & Breakfast in 2000. Relax in the comfort and privacy of this beautiful estate and savor the gourmet cuisine. Extra large guestrooms, exquisitely decorated, all with private baths, cable TV, wireless internet, individual heat & air-conditioning and full complimentary breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1 Hawthorne Pl, Independence, MO 64052-1966
Region: United States > Missouri > Independence
Price Range: $212 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hawthorn, A Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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