Top O' the Morning B&B

Prairie-style brick mansion, built by Hiram S. Cable, President of the Rock Island Railroad, circa 1912. Original country estate used as the summer home for the Cable family. Beautiful view. Central location on the hill in Rock Island, overlooking the Mississippi River Valley across from Long View Park.

Read more


Latitude: 41.493109 Longitude: -90.576643 Elevation: 699 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Charlotte Morrison

Bed and Breakfast Style

Enjoy the unique experience of an overnight stay in a private home. Special features include a 600 square foot parlor with gold concert harp, grand piano, chandeliers, and large wood-burning fireplace.

A full breakfast of fruit, rolls, juice, and three entrees is served either in the Dining Room or on the deck, weather permitting.

Enjoy the outdoors, with over 3 acres of oak trees, and winding driveway.

Easily accessible from all major routes. From I-280 take Route 92 or Route 67 to 18th Avenue, Rock Island. Turn right onto 18th Avenue. From I-88 proceed on Route 5 to 17th and 24th Street to 18th Avenue. Access to 19th Avenue is from 16th Street only. Call house from button near mailbox.

We offer 3 comfortable rooms, sleeping a total of 9. There is a hide-a-bed available if needed.

Ethan Allen Suite - $140 per night Features queen size poster bed, hardwood floors and oriental rug. The private bath has a whirlpool tub and shower. Private sitting room has DirecTV and a breath-taking view of the Mississippi River Valley!

Bridget's Room - $80 per night Features a double canopy bed and single bed with wall to wall carpeting. Has DirecTV in room. The private bath has tub and shower.

Train Room - $90 per night. Accented with railroad memorabilia. King size sleigh bed. Has DirecTV in room. Private bath with shower.

Guest Information

Children welcome
No pets please
All guest rooms have phones by the bedside.
Gift certificates are available.
No Smoking
Reservations required with payment in advance
Personal checks or cash accepted (no credit cards).
Refund all but $10 handling charge with 24 hour notice, except on Friday and Saturday nights, 7 day cancellation notice required.
A 12% tax is added to room price.

Breakfast Style Served

Full and Hearty Breakfast

Range of Rates

From $80 per night

Leave a Comment