This Jail In Illinois Is Actually A Bed & Breakfast And You Need To Visit

Set in a former home for Illinois criminals, there’s a hotel jail in a remote part of the state that very few know about. If you love history, this is the ultimate getaway.

Explore renovated rooms and ancient jail cells when you stay at this neat place. Keep scrolling for all the details.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

The Slammer & The Great Escape Bed and Breakfast is located at 309 S College Avenue in Aledo, and you can get more information on its website or Facebook page.

If you love historic getaways, check out this other Illinois hotel that used to be something else.

Have you ever been to this jail hotel? Share your experiences and photos with us!