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Abilene's Victorian Inn

820 NW Third Street , Abilene, KS 67410 USA (Show map)
196 Reviews
$79 - $129
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Experience peaceful luxury combined with convenient modern amenities! Abilene's Victorian Inn--an enchanting yet comfortable bed and breakfast in the heart of Abilene, Kansas--features 6,000 square feet of Victorian elegance. Step into the past while savoring the conveniences of today! Picture the early morning sun as it filters into the two parlors like dancing sunbeams just for you. Thoughts of heaven appear as the front porch swings in motion and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee is in the air. You'll love the sweet serenades of flitting songbirds and the soothing whistle of the train as it saunters through Abilene. Mayberry USA for sure! Breakfast at Abilene's Victorian Inn is an experience in itself. Let Chef Adrian pamper you with the most delightful, wholesome, and relaxing breakfast ever. Polished to perfection, Abilene's Victorian Inn sits on a quaint, tree-lined street within walking distance of downtown Abilene. At one time, the Inn was the home of President Eisenhower's best friend, Swede Hazlett. During your stay, drop by Eisenhower's childhood home and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, other museums, and historical landmarks. Immerse yourself in Abilene's Great Plains Live Theatre, antique stores, wonderful restaurants, and shopping. And if you travel with your computer, find a cozy corner at the Inn and use our complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms feature wireless Internet access, Cable television, and VCR (video library on site). Overnight accommodations for singles and traditional couples.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.9

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What a great weekend!!!

5 on February 04, 2015

4 women that needed a break from the world got that and much more. The place is beautiful, warm, friendly, relaxing, and so wonderful! Jay & Adrian were so great-they were welcoming and made you feel at home right away. Adrian is a marvelous chef and her breakfasts are "knock your socks off" wonderful-you never want to leave her table! We stayed in the Nest (3rd floor) we thought we might shop, go out to eat, and a few other things, but we ended up staying in most of the time. It was so cozy and we caught up with each other's lives and relaxed. All I can say is that we will be back and maybe leave the beautiful house next time. Thank you Jay & Adrian for a weekend we desperately needed!

Great place to stay!

4.8 on December 07, 2014

Our stay was one of great pleasure. The breakfast is superb!

Simply a wonderful experience

5 on November 21, 2014

What a delightful experience. Jay and Adrian are such warm and receptive hosts. We love this stop on our way from Denver to St. Louis. The gourmet breakfast is an added bonus. Thanks so much for making our trip special. This was not our first visit and certainly will not be our last.

girls night out

5 on November 12, 2014

quiet, spacious rooms. very nice staff..enjoyed our stay very much

Relaxing Getaway

4.6 on November 11, 2014

From the minute we stepped into this beautiful B&B and met Adrian & Jay, we felt so much at home and welcome, we felt we could live there forever. Gorgeous home, great service, delicious food, and much warmth. We would love to return when we can actually enjoy the B&B for a longer period of time. Thanks, Potters, for a wonderful stay!

Excellent B & B

5 on November 01, 2014

Adrian and Jay have done everything possible to make your stay so enjoyable. The rooms are charming and breakfast was delicious. The friendly atmosphere at breakfast where one had the chance to chat with other guests added to our enjoyment.. We could thoroughly recommend Abilene's Victorian Inn to future guests.

The Eisenhower Room

3.0 on October 19, 2014

We enjoyed another good stay at the Victorian Inn in the Eisenhower Room. It's not the largest room but it suits us just fine.

Adrian is the best!!

5 on September 23, 2014

An outstanding experience in every aspect! Thanks, Adrian!

Great little B&B

4.6 on September 08, 2014

Abilene's Victorian Inn was a beautiful home. The whole time we were there we were treated as though we were guest in their home, not just another couple needing a place to sleep. They knew our name and wanted to get to know us. And the food, it was INCREDIBLE! Adrian, made the most delicious breakfast. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting a place to say that feels like home.

Boys weekend adventure

4.8 on August 31, 2014

I wanted to share our experience visiting the Victorian Inn. My brother and I wanted to take our 82 year old father out for a boys weekend adventure. It started in Abilene and the first stop was this bed and breakfast. What a way to kick off the trip! My dad had never been to a B&B before and Adrianne met us at the door. She showed us around the first floor and we were quickly taken in by the charm of this home. In addition she really made us feel like family. When Jay, her husband arrived, he grabbed my dads bags and escorted us to our quarters on the third floor. We had the entire thing to ourselves. He pointed out all the details of our room. The deck off the master room, the temp control, the fridge and then invited us down for home made cookies in the dining room. The beds were spacious and comfortable. We lounged on the back balcony for a visit before grabbing our chocolate chip cookies. Sitting in the parlor we listened to 1930's big band music from the upright vintage radio. My dad was in paradise talking to us about some of his childhood memories! We even took a group picture wearing the parlor hats adorning the sitting room. After a great nights sleep we headed for the dining room. The breakfast was formal as we dined with six other guests. Adrianne, who is a Chef, started us with creamy yogurt topped with granola with assorted fruit on the side. Then Walnut Carmel French toast, crisp bacon just the way I like it, coffee and juice. After a breakfast like this we we ready for the day! Thank you Adrianne and Jay for making this family event one we will never forget!

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Location Type

Small town


Wichita, KS (ICT-Mid-Continent) 100 miles

Directions to property:

Our lovely Inn is located on I70 in historic Abilene,(exit 275) Kansas just 130 miles West of Kansas City and 95 miles north of Wichita.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Rodeo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Amenities Basket, Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Piano, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Gift Shop

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Fridge, Hairdryer, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycles, Golfing, Smokey Valley Railroad & Old Abilene Town, Seelye and Lebold Mansions, Great Plains Professional Theatre Festival, Gift shop on property, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a deposit for groups.
  • Cancellations: Our cancellation fee requires a 72 hour notice.



Adrian & Jay Potter

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  • Time Served: 8:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten free



820 NW Third Street , Abilene, KS 67410 USA (Show map)

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