Formerly Known As Lindley House

Guest Comments

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A few of the actual comments from friends of Sylvia's Irish Inn.

"By far the best B & B! Your hospitality will not be forgotten!"

Kelby and Donna Woodard
Houston, TX

"Your B & B was a highlight of our stay in Champaign-Urbana."

Jim Reger
Maryland Geological Survey

"Perfect for our family wedding activities."

Mara and Bill Stephens
North Palm Beach, FL

"We were fortunate to find such a special 'home away from home.' If wishes come true, we'll be back! Thank you for making this wedding weekend 'an affair to remember'!"

Emma and Hal Larson
Tucson, AZ

"Sylvia's Irish Inn made the perfect place for us to celebrate with our three daughters and extended family of 14 our 50th wedding anniversary!"

Merle and Billie Schlosser
San Diego, CA

"One truly feels 'royal' in the King Suite!"

Virgil and Mary Ann Morris
Mt. Vernon, IL

"It was a wonderful experience, a very welcoming atmosphere and a really lovely house!"

Richard Coydell and family
Glasgow, Scotland

"What a wonderful B & B! I hope we can return soon!"

Don and Linda Evans
Portsmouth, Ohio

"The most beautiful place to spend our wedding night!"

Marlo Welshons and Jim Proefrock
Champaign, Illinois

"Beautiful, creative, warm house--very restorative experience."

Tom and Darla Krzeczowski
Arlington Heights, Illinois

"We loved our stay. The food was magnificent!"

Jill and Paul Hiles
Parma, Ohio

"Beautiful restoration! Wonderful hospitality!"

Lon Holmberg
Annapolis, Maryland

"Thanks for the serenity."

Ed and Cathy McDonagh
Cumberland, Rhode Island

"Ernie and Sylvia, What a terrific place! Yes, a beautiful home-but it is the human touch that makes all the difference--and you and Ernie are special! It has made what sometimes can be a mundane visit colorful, delicious and friendly. Your company and kindness are very special and welcoming. I am also glad you had a chance to meet our daughter, Stephanie. She will try to stop by and see you when she can. As I said, she takes the bus this way to volunteer at the middle school on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. And I'm sure she'd be glad to introduce Ernie to the campus. I know that being here would be unique, after calling and calling and ending up here...See yaw soon again."

Ed and Cathy McDonagh
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"We have had such an incredible time here, you are such hospitable people. We have felt so comorfable and very, very, very well taken care of. This has been the best breakfast we have ever had at a B & B -- you did an awesome job, honestly. Thank you for letting us do our laundry when we had run out of clean clothes to wear. It was such a delight meeting your family, and we would definitely love to come back. You are such hardworking people, May this New Year bring many more people to be blessed by your great hospitality."

Vincent and Beatrice Langariti

"...beautiful room in a grand old house with kind and loving care-takers. You will do well here. Thank you so much for your gracious hospitality, God Bless"

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"We have had a wonderful and restful time staying with you in this beautiful home. It was a perfect ending spot for our long road trip. We have enjoyed your hospitality and wish you both all the best!"

Deb and Jen
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"Thank you both for your gift of gracious hospitality! My daughter and I were able to 'get away' and rest as we felt right at home here. Your home fulfills every imagination of what a bed and breakfast should be. How exciting to be living your dream. Keep it up!"

Michelle and Meghan
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"The caliber of your bed and breakfast is incredible. We both felt at home and very relaxed. Not only was the atmosphere great, but so was the food. You will see us again. Thank you."

George and Martha
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"Sylvia - Thank you - It was fabulous! The room is so cozy with amazing sunshine in the morning. Thanks for the hospitality an dkindness! Carru GCTS! Happy New Year!"

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"We had a wonderful visit to Champaign-Urbana, largely due to Sylvia's Irish Inn. Thank you."

Mr. and Mrs. Lindsay Huge
Chicago, IL

"Sylvia (and Ernie) - You have a treasure in the Sylvia's Irish Inn and a wonderful opportunity to see your dreams come true. You have worked so hard for it and you deserve it. Our stay here was so comfortable. We felt welcomed and so did our family. It's a pleasure to be with and watch people who like what they are doing. Keep expanding your vision! "

Suzy and Gary Mehalick
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"Thank you for the warmest of hospitality and care during our stay at the Sylvia's Irish Inn. The house is so comfortable and relaxing -- and the breakfast/snacks are terrific and a great way to start the day. You've done a great job in this transition year, providing outstanding warmth and comfort. I hope you are here for many years as I would like to return and refer others. With gratitude and blessing, thanks for a wonderful stay."

Bill Levin
S. Hamilton, MA, USA

"My favorite place to stay in Urbana! Thanks!"

Rick and Lisa Rodrigues
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"Very delightful weekend!"

Donna and Ralph Varland
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"Very smooth transition in owenrship! Well done! We'll be back!"

Kathleen and Larry Farrow
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"Fantastic! Fabulous service and charm. Most wonderful home breakfast!"

Peter Crume and Kristen Hausen
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"We had such a wonderful stay! I'll recommend the King Suite to any and all, especially those with children. We'll be back!"

Garrin, Tammy and Gage Brumley
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"The best thing you are looking for when you travel around is to feel home with either furniture and good friends. That's the way we felt up here. Your attention for detail is wonderful. That's what makes it unique! Thanks a lot!"

Paolo and Sonja

"A beautiful homey Christmas for our family, including 7 grandchildren, ages 6 to 1."

Charlie Boast
Urbana, IL

"Nana, I had a great nice time. Thanks for making the regular pancakes. You are very, very, very funny."

Ciara (Age 8)
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Austrian Brass
This beautiful Austrian clock with matching candlesticks comes from the Black Forest and can be found in the dining room of Sylvia's Irish Inn.

Sylvia's Irish Inn
312 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-384-4800

Member of the Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association