Located in the shadows of the Shawnee National Forest along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, the Davie School Inn that offers comfortable accommodations and a warm and welcoming ambiance in the heart of Southern Illinois. Built in 1910, the building served as a public grade school until 1996 when it was bought by the Dahmer family who transformed the building into the guesthouse it is today. Retaining the atmosphere of the old school house with original hardwood floors, bookcases, and chalkboards, the Inn now features luxury guest suites with air-conditioning and whirlpool tubs. The Inn also offers delicious breakfasts, upscale amenities, and an ideal location for exploring the region.

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1.Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations
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The Davie School Inn features 11 well-appointed, individually decorated guest rooms, three of which are luxury suites with original wooden floors, floor-to-ceiling windows that offer natural light and beautiful views, contemporary décor, and modern furnishings. Every suite has a king-size bed with pillow-top mattresses, luxury linens and hypoallergenic pillows, and an en-suite bathroom with a shower, Jacuzzi tub, single vanity, and signature bath products.

The three luxury suites have spacious sitting rooms with fireplaces, comfortable sofas, and spa Jacuzzi tubs, while the Green and Yellow Suites can accommodate up to five people with two king-size beds and an extra queen-size sleeper sofa. Modern amenities in every suite include kitchenettes with mini fridges, microwaves, 12-cup coffee makers, glasses, utensils and crockery, AM/FM alarm clocks, televisions with cable channels, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

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2.Dining & Amenities

Dining & Amenities
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A hearty breakfast is served every morning in the comfort of the suites. Each suite has its 12-cup coffee maker, which can be enjoyed with breakfast, which includes fresh fruit and juices, baked goodies, toast and preserves, and hot entrées.

The Davie School Inn offers an array of amenities and guest services, including a complimentary breakfast served in the comfort of the guest rooms, fully equipped kitchenettes with all the essentials for easy self-catering, and luxurious in-suite spa massage and romance packages.

Located near Carbondale, the 1910 schoolhouse-style Davie School Inn is ideally located for exploring the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail and Giant City State Park. Notable attractions in the area include the Shawnee National Forest, Giant City Park, Bald Knob Cross, the Lincoln Heritage Winery and Blue Sky Vineyards & Winery. The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail is nestled between Anna and Carbondale in Union County and consists of 12 wineries that producing a range of award-winning wines. Other notable attractions in the area include the Union County Museum, The Iron Furnace, Blueberry Hill Farm, and Flamm Orchards, as well as numerous shops, restaurants, cafés and markets.

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300 Freeman Street, Anna, Illinois 62906, Phone: 618-833-2377

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