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The Lark Inn

15615 West Timber Lane , Libertyville, IL 60048 USA (Show map)
10 Reviews
$125 - $150
per night

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Welcome! The Lark Inn is an elegant, intimate, secluded inn located in the "country" near historic downtown Libertyville.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Services5
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining5

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A wonderful place to stay

4.8 on September 23, 2013

My family came to stay at the Lark Inn this summer. Beth was very quick to respond via email to help us organize our stay and was flexible and accommodating for our needs. During our visit she and Russell were sweet and helpful and fun to talk with. Breakfast was incredible, tasty and diverse, every morning. The beds were comfortable. We felt at home and happy for the several nights we remained here. We certainly plan to stay here again when we come into town.

Comfortable, friendly and relaxing

4.4 on December 07, 2012

We spent a lovely 2 nights at The Lark Inn while visiting friends nearby. Beth and Russell were wonderful hosts, very accommodating of us and our baby, and attentive to detail. Breakfast was freshly-cooked and delicious. The grounds, pool and sunroom looked nice, though we stayed inside during our December visit. We look forward to staying here again and would gladly recommend the Lark to friends.

Treated like Family

5 on May 06, 2012

This was our second stay, 3 nights, visiting relatives in Libertyville. We got to The Lark ~ 3 pm after a very early east coast start. Beth offered us wine and cheese to relax a bit. Next morning we awoke to find we had a flat tire on our rental car. Bummer! Beth kindly offered to drive my 82 yr old mother over to her brother's house so she could visit while daughter waited for AAA. This was above and beyond on Beth's part and most appreciated by us. Next night coming back after a day of visiting she provided tea (delicious!) and cookies as we sat and "debriefed" from the days' activities. She will see us again every time we are in the area. VERY HIGHLY recommended. Rooms are very clean and beautifully comfortable, 1st floor being ideal for Mom who can't do stairs. Thank you Beth and Russell. You are terrific.

A wonderful place to stay!

5 on April 21, 2012

5 of us stayed in June,2010 . Wonderful innkeepers, great food,movers comfy home. We had a VERY early flight and fnd that Beth had packed us a light breakfast to take with us. Very friendly folk. Unfortunately,they closed right after our visit. Am THRILLED to see they are back. Have just booked for a few days in May.

We love our home away from home!

5 on November 15, 2011

Beth & Russell are wonderful, inviting, generous people and their inn is beautiful, comfortable and a relaxing spot to set down all your worries for a bit. We first came here for our honeymoon in September 2011. We found this B&B on this website by searching for B&B's in this area. A lot were rather expensive, and most were already booked as we were a little late deciding we were going to get away to. Then we saw this quaint little cottage, tucked away in a quiet neighborhood in Libertyville and we both thought it was darling and perfect for us! We had personal issues that prevented us from staying the second night. So the Smith's were very accommodating and told us we were welcome to come another day if we wanted. So we stayed there last weekend. The food is so delicious. The grounds are beautiful. The hospitality is like no other place I've stayed at. Although we live just a few miles away, any time we get away from our kids we will probably try to stay here. I think just about everyone would love this place.

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Location Type



Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare) 15 miles

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, VCR , Cornelia Day Spa New York amenities, swimming pool/hot tub in season

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 3 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: 50%
  • Cancellations: two weeks full refund



Beth and Russell Smith

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

2 Dogs , Yorkshire terriers Others

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three course full

  • Serving Location: Dining Room

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15615 West Timber Lane , Libertyville, IL 60048 USA (Show map)

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