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    The Slammer & The Great Escape Bed and Breakfast

    309 S College Ave, Aledo, IL 61231-1932
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
    • Very good25%
    • Average0%
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    16 Apr 2017
    “Awesome History, Nice Owners”
    17 Jan 2017
    “Cozy and Comfortable ”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Business Centre
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    1 - 5 of 8 reviews

    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    Stopped in with a friend to tour the old jail. Fascinating with the old cells and the padded room still intact (even if kinda gross). Really cool place to visit. The new owners Dan & Michelle are really nice and welcoming. Didn't stay over just...More

    Thank Aledoil
    Response from The_Wardens, Manager at The Slammer & The Great Escape Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time for reviewing us! Yes, we are a bed and breakfast but with a such special piece of history, it would be a shame if we didn't also open our doors to those who would still like to take a...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

    Staying at the Great Escape Slammer bed and breakfast is just like staying at home! Very comfortable and accommodating, the Mellgrens are very gracious and accommodating to your needs. This is the best place to stay in Aledo when looking for a good night sleep...More

    Thank RMJM80
    Response from The_Wardens, Manager at The Slammer & The Great Escape Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

    We strive hard to make those that stay with us, feel like it is like going home and being with long last family. Thank you for the review and more important we are so glad you chose us and had a wonderful time!

    Reviewed 12 July 2016

    Loved the idea of telling people I spent the night in the "slammer". The hosts, Dick and Jennie, were the real highlight of this stay. They were welcoming and gracious and full of stories. The converted jail is lovely and the rooms comfortable and charming....More

    Thank itchyfeetIowa
    Reviewed 2 September 2015

    We loved our stay. The room was lovely. The bed in the railroad room was very comfortable. The quilt was very beautiful. We enjoyed exploring the old jail. We have some great pictures. We enjoyed going into the padded cell an seeing how an old...More

    Thank satchel21
    Reviewed 31 July 2014

    Jennie Maynard is your perfect hostess for this B&B. She and husband, Dick, turned this county jail into a B&B and left the jail section in tact with cells, padded cell, excecution room, etc. to check out. If you want, you can take your morning...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 55 - US$ 65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Illinois >
    • Aledo
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