Abilene's Victorian Inn

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

About

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.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.9

A lovely place to stay in Abilene

4.8 on April 22, 2016

I was in Abilene for the annual marathon, and Adrian and Jay could not have been more supportive and nicer. The location of the inn is ideal for a short walk into town and back from the race - or take the shuttle. But I would not just recommend the Inn for that time of the year - it would be great any time. And they went out of their way to support my dietary needs with amazing food.


A Wonderful Weekend in Abilene

4.8 on April 19, 2016

Outstanding bed and breakfast! Great atmosphere; takes you right back to the 1940s. Could not be more welcoming and comfortable, and the proprietress is a gem.


Eisenhower Marathon

5 on April 15, 2016

Room was pleasant, a little flowery for me but it's Victorian. Near park, quiet neighborhood, Adrian was very accommodating by preparing breakfast for us before normal. Afternoon cookies and snacks. Water provided in the room. I enjoyed the stay and would stay again when in the area.


An all-around wonderful experience.

5 on April 12, 2016

I was in Abilene for a marathon and decided to stay at Abilene's Victorian Inn. The day after I made my reservation, Adrian called me to ask a couple of questions about my stay, including what I wanted for breakfast on the morning of the marathon. She said that she tries to accommodate runners who have a pre-race ritual, and unfortunately, my pre-race ritual only involves a banana and orange juice (which meant that I did not get to experience one of her great breakfasts like the one that I had the previous morning). In addition to the fantastic breakfast, I enjoyed the history and style of the inn and highly recommend staying there.


47th Anniversary

5 on February 09, 2016

The B&B was well run, the owners went out of their way to make our experience a good one and it was !!!


Fun Weekend - Abilene

5 on January 29, 2016

Atmosphere, Food, Hospitality, Excellent B&B


Abilene run away

5 on November 18, 2015

We enjoyed the hospitality very much. So pleasant to sit in the parlor in the evenin and listen to music of the 40s and 50s.


Unforgettable weekend!

5 on September 20, 2015

Spent the weekend with a couple of girlfriends and didn't want to leave! As soon as we pulled up to the place and walked in the door, I felt right at home. As I looked around, I was in awe of the beautiful antique furnishings, lace curtains, wood floors, the beautiful Victorian decor, and all the personal touches. Amazing breakfast, wonderful hospitality, and I slept like a baby. I felt so refreshed. This place is clearly a labor of love for Jay and Adrian. Hope to be back some day!


A Top B&B!

5 on June 25, 2015

What an outstanding Victorian-period Bed & Breakfast! Adrian & Jay are warm, helpful, & charming hosts. The furnishings & atmosphere took us back in time ... refreshing & relaxing, considering the hectic world we live in. Accommodations were superb & the nightly rate makes this B&B a superior value. Clean, comfortable, and the breakfasts were all 5 stars! (Adrian is a professional chef.) Would my wife & I stay here again? Absolutely! In a heartbeat! (P.S. I'm retired military so consider me "picky" wherever we lodge!)


Great for a celebration get away

4.6 on June 09, 2015

Great place to spend an anniversary. Nicely decorated and furnished. What we were looking for in a get away anniversary celebration. Service is exceptional.


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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

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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Policies

  • 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.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Adrian & Jay Potter

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

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

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten free


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