Old Mill Inn - Cafe and B&B

The Old Mill Inn is located in a renovated flour mill which was built in 1888.  We are located on the main street of the village of Alto Pass, IL in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest and close to  many activities such as hiking, biking, canoeing, bird watching, fishing and the Shawnee Wine Trail to name a few. 

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Latitude: 37.570982 Longitude: -89.318491 Elevation: 743 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Dottie Jeremiah

Bed and Breakfast Style

This is a renovated 1888 building which originally housed the Alto Pass Milling Company. Since this was built during the Victorian period, there are many Victorian furnishings in the B&B. There are 3 common areas; a living room with TV, another smaller living room with TV, and the dining room as well as a large balcony with chairs and tables. A microwave and refrigerator are available for guests to use. Due to the stairs and balcony, we are sorry but we do not accommodate children.

Breakfast Style Served

Full and Hearty Breakfast

Range of Rates

Private bath: $125, Shared Bath: $80-$110

Direct Link to Reservation Site

Call 618-697-5890

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

In 2014 the innkeepers decided they wanted to open a Cafe and B&B in the old flour mill building where they lived. They spent the winter and spring of 2014-2015 working on the building.  Mike, who is a well known artist and craftsman, spent his time fixing things and painting the outside of the building while Dottie spent her time painting and decorating the inside. In late summer of 2015 they opened Old Mill Inn - Cafe and B&B. The B&B is open seven days a week and the cafe is open on Saturdays and Sundays.

Accessibility Notes

Our B&B is located on the 2nd floor and is not handicap accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Sorry, we love animals, but do not accept pets.

Seasons Open

B&B year round. Cafe open middle of March thru December.

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