About Our Historic Inn

Come savor a romantic experience in one of our ten rooms:  8 rooms in the main house and 2 rooms in the carriage house.  The premiere Victorian property is a George Barber kit home erected in 1892.  In 1994 Joe & Myrna Hauser opened it as a bed & breakfast featuring 5 guest rooms, all with private baths ensuite, and all with fireplaces.  In 1998 the attic was developed into 3 more guest rooms, all with private baths and fireplaces.   The main house offers 7,100 sq ft including 2 large parlors, a large dining room that seats 12, and private innkeeper quarters (new addition in 2008).


          CARRIAGE HOUSE IS OPEN YEAR ROUND and features 2 suites:                       Hunt Club suite, 550 sq ft., king bed, jetted tub & 2 fireplaces

         Helen’s suite, 450 sq ft, queen bed, ADA approved unit in bathroom & kitchen, off-street parking, washer & dryer.   Weekly & Monthly rates.



Guests have been creating memories over the past 27 years:  your honeymoon, anniversary, birthday or a surprise getaway.  There are various activities nearby–sky diving, golf, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Lincoln Prairie Trail, Lake Taylorville, Sanchris State Park, antiquing, wineries and a craft beer brewery–all within 30 minutes

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Innkeepers Joe and Myrna Hauser are now celebrating more than 27 years of innkeeping!  They acquired the property in 1993 and began extensive restoration and renovation of the main house which has 8 guest rooms, NOW OPEN SEASONALLY–MAY 1 – DECEMBER 31.
THE TWO (2) SUITES IN THE CARRIAGE HOUSE ARE OPEN YEAR ROUND. International visitors from more than 40 foreign countries have registered at the Market Street Inn Bed & Breakfast, mostly corporate travelers coming to the area to conduct global business.

If you are traveling the historic Route 66 “Mother Road,” Market Street InnBed & Breakfast in central Illinois is just a few minutes off its replacement, I-55. The Illinois Amish community of Arthur, IL is just a little over an hour from our front door.

Amenities Include:

  • Wireless high-speed Internet (free in room), now fiber optic
  • Private baths ensuite.
  • Fireplaces–gas log or electric in most guest rooms
  • Hairdryers
  • Iron & board
  • Premium linens & Robes
  • Flexible check-in time
  • . Electronic locks on each of doors in carriage house
  • Complimentary bottled water 
  • Corporate rate & bereavement rate–must call to book direct
  • Discounted rates for weekly & monthly stays.
  • 3 restaurants on town square  two blocks away

Business Travelers: Corporate rate (single occupancy) available Sunday – Thursday.  Must call or text 217-827-3435 to get corporate rate.

Bereavement Rate: Sunday – Thursday.  Must call or text to get the bereavement rate–minimum stay 2 nights  217-827-3435.