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

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.


Abilene Victorian Inn

4.8 on July 07, 2017

This is an historic mansion with roots deep in Abilene history. Dwight Eisenhower's best boyhood friend lived here. Every detail of the inn's décor has been carefully selected including vintage magazine's on the parlor's table. The breakfast was a gourmet delight as the owner is a certified chef. The cost was less than the chain motels on the interstate.....genuine personal hospitality.


Fabulous breakfast, hospitality, and comfortable lodging in an historic gem!

5 on July 01, 2017

Our stay at Abilene's Victorian Inn exceeded our expectations in every way! The property is an historic gem that has been lovingly maintained and appropriately decorated by the friendly owners, Adrian and Jay. Upon our arrival, we were enthusiastically welcomed and given a tour of the house. It was clear that Adrian and Jay had made every effort to learn about the house and maintain it's authenticity. The bedroom we stayed in was the smallest (at our request), but was plenty big enough for the two of us and included an attached bathroom. We found it very comfortable and cozy. We spent time enjoying the birds and taking in the fresh air on the front porch, both evening and morning. The surrounding neighborhood was great for a morning run or stroll, with tree-lined streets and lots of beautifully maintained old homes. The location is very convenient to the Eisenhower Museum and Library, too. In the morning we were treated to a delicious gourmet breakfast lovingly prepared and artfully presented by Chef Adrian, accompanied by good conversation with other guests seated at our table. We would highly recommend this B&B to anyone visiting Abilene, and we will surely stay here on our next visit!


Best inn in Abilene

5 on June 19, 2017

Innkeepers Adrian and Jay are the best. Our room was fantastic and super comfortable. Enjoyed the historical aspect of the inn too. We suggest you dine in with Chef Adrian's amazing cuisine offerings. The inn atmosphere really encourages conversation with its many quaint sofas to choose from while listening to tunes of yesteryear. Play a tune on the vintage piano Nat King Cole once played and admire the family heirloom China in the dining room. The the breakfast served in the morning is gourmet and delicious. We plan to return one day. It was the B&B that we stayed in during our 2 week trip across 7 states. That really says something!


Great bed and breakfast!

4.8 on May 31, 2017

We had a wonderful stay and the food and service were outstanding!


HIGHLY recommended

5 on May 26, 2017

Beautiful, immaculate, comfortable, quiet, and light-filled. So enjoyed sitting on the porch in the evening in rocking chairs. Took long walks in the serene neighborhood. The hostess was charming and delightful. And her cooking was beyond delicious.


Great B&B

5 on May 23, 2017

Abilene, Kansas is a lovely historic town. Actually need a day or 2 to enjoy a walking tour of the beautiful Victorian homes, a historic train ride, and the impressive Eisenhower Presidential Library. The Abilene Victorian B&B is beautiful and spacious. The owner, Adrian, is charming and a gourmet chef. Totally enjoyed our stay. A.R. from Florida


April stay

4.8 on April 27, 2017

We had a simple get away weekend and had several things to see while we were in town. We felt very comfortable and had all the privacy we wanted. Food was great and accommodations were nice.


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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


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