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Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This quaint little cabin has everything a couple would need to enjoy a little time away. My wife and I enjoyed the attention to detail that our host Mary took to ensure a lovely stay. Everything has been thought of. Everything is provided. We will definitely return!

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Thank crmblues
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here the second time this spring. The cabin and pond are beautiful, but the pond is deceiving. There are photos on Facebook from shortly after the owners bought the property showing a few big fish caught. If you are looking for any kind of sport fishing this is not the place now though. The pond has not been... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were down in Marion visiting family and wanted alone time for just the two of us. We found this place and fell in love with everything about it. I was a bit nervous being that we are in our early twenties and how we may be easily judged as "a risk". Needless to say, Mary was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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166 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We stayed one night with our young son. Couch pulls out into a second bed. Located next to house, but Mary gives you your privacy. Enjoyed the zucchini bread and orange juice for breakfast. Enjoyed the dinner suggestion. Good place to start the Shawnee wine trail.

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Thank Lindsay F
Central Illinois
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

From start to finish Mary was a wonder person to work with. She answered all my questions and made registration so easy. Mary was also an abudance of information about the area and made our trip that much more enjoyable by taking her advice on places to see. The pictures of the cabin do not do it justice. It's clean,... More 

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San Antonio, tX
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This was our second time staying at Goddard Place and renting from the host, Mary. We will never stay anywhere else but here when we are in the area. Clean, peaceful, beautiful surroundings. On the back deck you can relax and look over the small lake/pond on perfectly manicured grass, trees and flowers. There is a BBQ grill outdoors to... More 

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Washington, MO
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

A very nicely maintained, quiet little cabin with a back deck looking out over a pond made for a very comfortable and relaxing two night stay. The propane stove did a great job of keeping the cabin warm and toasty. The owner was waiting for us upon arrival and was very pleasant and cordial while explaining the cabin details. We... More 

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2 Thank cacantwell
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2015

PROS: Very clean and organized!! The owner of the property was very pleasant and helpful with finding site to visit-- since we were out of "Townerns". The Cabin was extremely spacious for a family of 3, and I really didn't need to baby proofed he cabin . The hot tub what sold me on choosing this cabin. Also stocked pond--... More 

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Mary M, Owner at The Goddard Place, responded to this review

I am so glad you liked our little cabin and glad you caught some fish! I just wanted to follow up a few things - the Wireless connection listed The Goddard's and Goddard guest belong to a relative. That is why you were unable to sign on. I would gladly have shared my router and its password if you had... More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014

We stayed here for only 1 night, but it would be a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the outdoors for a longer stay. The pond and the large shady yard were very soothing. It was super quiet and very clean with all the amenities we needed. The Interstate was near by for easy access, but was still quiet and... More 

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San Antonio, tX
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This cabin is wonderful. I researched the area prior to makeing the reservation. We stayed 4 nights. The owner made sure everything was perfect and was very friendly. It is super clean. Sitting on the back porch you can relax and gaze upon the peaceful lake. It is beautiful. We had a new flavor of delicious Mennonite homemade bread every... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Goddard Place, hidden among the wooded hills of scenic Southern Illinois and the Shawnee National Forest, is a quiet peaceful change of pace. Guests can relax on the back deck overlooking the small lake, just a stone's throw away, and listen to the breeze rustle through the pines that shade the 28' x 16' log cabin. ... more   less 

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Address: 1585 Campground Rd., Anna, IL 62906
Region: United States > Illinois > Anna
Number of rooms: 1
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