Green Tree Inn

Located in the heart of the historic village of Elsah next to the Mississippi River, the Green Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast is a tranquil getaway that promises a relaxing retreat. Tucked among tree-covered hills along the banks of the Mississippi River and breathtaking limestone bluffs, the quaint little Inn offers an oasis of tranquility and a real escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Green Tree Inn features five individually designed and decorated guest rooms with plush, comfortable furnishings, private bathrooms and modern amenities. A heart home-cooked breakfast is served every morning as part of the stay, and evening meals can be arranged on request. Amenities include complimentary coffee and tea service, private tours of the Elsah Village Museum, bicycles and helmets for exploring the surrounding countryside, and a cozy sitting room with a crackling fireplace in which to relax.

»Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations

The Green Tree Inn features five individually designed and decorated guest rooms with plush, comfortable furnishings, private bathrooms and modern amenities. Room amenities include a flat-screen television with satellite channels, DVD players, individual heating/air conditioning, hair dryers, and complimentary high-speed wireless throughout the property.

Robin's Nest is located on the ground floor of the inn and features a comfortable four-poster queen-size bed with luxurious linens and down comforters, a private en-suite bathroom with a shower/bath combination, plush Turkish towels and organic bath products and modern amenities such as a flat-screen television with satellite channels.

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Located on the second floor and decorated in black and white toile, The Nightingale features a comfortable four-poster queen-size bed with luxurious linens and down comforters, a private en-suite bathroom with a shower/bath combination, plush Turkish towels and organic bath products and modern amenities such as a flat-screen television with satellite channels. This room also enjoys access to two outdoor sitting areas including a lovely screened-in porch.

The Hummingbird Garden room is a beautifully furnished room that is flooded with natural light from large windows that look out onto the garden. Located on the second floor with access to a screened-in porch, the room has white wicker furniture, a comfortable four-poster queen-size bed with luxurious linens and down comforters, and a private en-suite bathroom with a shower/bath combination, plush Turkish towels and organic bath products.

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The Aerie is a cozy and comforting room on the second floor that opens onto a screened-in porch. The room features comfortable four-poster queen-size bed with luxurious linens and down comforters, a private en-suite bathroom with a shower/bath combination, plush Turkish towels and organic bath products and modern amenities such as a flat-screen television with satellite channels. It also has a hallway connecting it to the Hummingbird Garden and the Meadowlark rooms.

Located on the second floor with beautiful views of the garden, the Meadowlark features five windows that flood the room with natural light and gorgeous views. It has two beautiful antique queen-size beds, a private en-suite bathroom with a shower/bath combination, plush Turkish towels and organic bath products and modern amenities such as a flat-screen television with satellite channels. It also has a hallway connecting it to the Hummingbird Garden and the Meadowlark rooms.

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Dining

The Green Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast serves a hearty homemade cooked breakfast every morning in the sunny breakfast room. Breakfast includes freshly squeezed juices, coffee, tea and an array of hot and cold selections, such as eggs, breakfast meats, cereals, yogurts, fruit and more. Breakfast times are flexible and can be arranged according to guest preferences.

Amenities at the Green Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast include a delicious home-cooked breakfast every morning, homemade afternoon snacks served in the sitting room, access to a full kitchen for self-catering purposes or making a meal, as well as a refrigerator stocked with water and soda. Guests can enjoy freshly ground Chavin coffee throughout the day and relax in front of a remote controlled gas fireplace in the comfortable living room. The inn has a variety of board games for rainy days and a garage for storing bicycles or motorcycles.

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Plan This Vacation

The historic village of Elsah and its surrounding areas offer an array of things to see and do. Enjoy a riverside picnic along the banks of the Mississippi River, visit one of the many local wineries and vineyards and taste some of the local vintages, or pick fresh apples and peaches (seasonal) on one of the farms and orchards in the area. Take a ferry from Brussels to the rustic Calhoun County to explore or saddle up and enjoy a horseback ride through the hills. Hike one of several hiking trails at Pere Marquette, bike along the Great River Road or enjoy parasailing over the Mississippi River. Other attractions and adventures in the region include zip-lining adventures, bird-watching at the Riverlands Sanctuary, antique shopping, and visiting the Tree House Wildlife Center.

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15 Mill Street Elsah, Illinois 62028, website, Phone: 618-374-2821

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Green Tree Inn in Elsah, Illinois