Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast
Hotels & Motels


Sidwell Friends is an intimate (three room), Five Star Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of Southern Illinois at the Crossroads of I-64 and I-57 in Mt. Vernon, IL.

The home was built in the 1920’s but provides the accommodations of the 21st century. It's perfect for a romantic getaway, a fun weekend with friends, a comfortable stay for the business traveler, or simply a pampered alternative to the oh so routine hotel scene.

Guests have compared their experience at Sidwell Friends to what one would expect at a plush Boutique Hotel only with more personal attention.

Located among stately homes and towering trees, just a couple of blocks away from the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, and twenty miles from the Rend Lake Recreation Complex, you can do what your heart desires, from enjoying the 70 plus major sculptures on the grounds of Cedarhurst as well as the rotating exhibits in the museum's several venues to boating, water skiing, hiking and golfing at Rend Lake.

And each morning you'll be greeted with a full, deliciously cooked breakfast!  For more information or to book a stay, contact us today.

Contact Information


Sidwell Friends Bed and Breakfast

1812 Richview Rd.
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

P   (618) 691-8742


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