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

Halloween at the Inn

5 on November 08, 2017

We spent Halloween night at the Inn and enjoyed seeing the kids in their costumes AND the host/hostess as well. The evening was cold so we watched from the windows and treated ourselves to homemade cookies and hot tea. Breakfast was WONDERFUL! I've never had better French toast. Thank you for a wonderful stay and we do plan to return!


Weekend of peace and quiet

5 on November 05, 2017

It was the best choice we could have made for a B&B. Such good hospitality and the quiet which we were there for was great.. Having a chef it was a joy to eat breakfast.


Great Place for a Getaway

5 on November 03, 2017

Chef Adrian is a wonderful chef and a delightful owner. Her breakfasts are fantastic The town has many places for sightseeing and good dining. This is my second visit. I planned my entire trip around visiting with the Victorian Inn. Gerie M. from Las Cruces NM


Another great time in Abilene

5 on October 28, 2017

I come out to Abilene at least once a year for the National Greyhound Association's Meets and always stay here. Adrian always serves the best breakfasts!


Beautiful Victorian style home

5 on September 27, 2017

Loved this B and B. Our innkeeper was amazing and friendly. She also happens to be a culinary trained chef. The room was spacious and quite comfortable. The home had plenty of downstairs rooms for relaxing. We got an excellent recommendation for dinner, which thoroughly enjoyed. Breakfast was amazing. Would stay here again if we get back this way.


Great for a family get together

4.6 on August 31, 2017

We stayed in the Nest which was perfect for our group of 8.Be forewarned that it is on the third floor though, so it may not be best for someone with health or mobility problems. It is a great location close to downtown, dining , shopping and local attractions and right next to Eisenhower park and all its recreation opportunities. Our breakfast was delicious. A most enjoyable stay.


Rodeo intown

5 on August 19, 2017

Always nice atmosphere. Rodeo going on at time of stay. Very nice people in town. Adriane and Jay always have time to talk. We always stay here when we go through the area from Denver.


Part of our Kansas staycation

4.6 on August 01, 2017

Very enjoyable stay. After a long day in the car, we were able to relax. It was nice to be able to use the two bikes to explore Abilene. Breakfast was wonderful and another guest played the piano. Only reason I had a lower rating for value was because the only room available for 3 was the nest, which was more than we needed and cost a bit more.


Delightful, Comfortable, Hospitable, Historic!!

5 on July 24, 2017

I wish I had been able to stay in Abilene longer to stay more than one night as I would have loved more nights at Abilene's Victorian Inn B&B. What a wonderful experience it was! Adrian and Jay were the PERFECT hosts: welcoming, friendly, engaging, helpful, personable. And Adrian is a knock-out chef! The breakfast was outstanding - delicious tasting and pleasingly presented in this historic mansion. Adrian and Jay have set up such a welcoming environment in not only the room but the common areas of their home. You simply can't go wrong with staying here. This was such a better option than staying at a hotel as I had the opportunity to chat with Adrian and Jay and some of the other guests over breakfast. I HIGHLY recommend Abilene's Victorian Inn B&B. Staying there makes me want to find other reasons to go back to Abilene! Mike


Best place to stay in Abilene

4.8 on July 08, 2017

We have stayed here before during past reunions and have never been disappointed. Adrian and Jay are very gracious, the food excellent and they can direct you to the best food and attraction sites in and around Abilene. It is in a great old quiet neighborhood and If you like that old Victorian atmosphere of days past, this is the place to stay and no more expensive than your local Holiday Inn.


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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

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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.
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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


Recipes

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