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Denny & Jan Reed: Innkeepers of Year!



Henry, Illinois-- Denny & Jan Reed of Mission Oak Inn, a country bed and breakfast in Henry, Illinois, were selected as an Innkeeper of the Year in the United States in the annual Best of Awards, 2009-2010.  The Best of Awards are based upon a qualitative and quantitative review of the nearly 50,000 independent reviews submitted to, the leading online B&B directory and reservation network worldwide. This is the second year in a row that has recognized this B&B with one of their awards.   " surveys show that independent reviews are the most important factor when choosing a B&B. In fact, according to's most recent survey, 96% of consumers consider reviews to be somewhere between important and essential when selecting a place to stay, and 12% will not make a reservation at a property without them. We're delighted that inngoers concur that Mission Oak Inn, a country bed and breakfast is deserving of its accolades from travelers," explained's Sandy Soule,  one of the most highly recognized authors and a spokeswoman for the B&B industry. "Clearly, Mission Oak Inn earned stellar reviews from inngoers for its quality accommodations, breakfasts, amenities, and wonderful hospitality and service," commented Soule.  

"It's a true honor to be chosen for a Best of award, and we thank our guests for the positive reviews that resulted in this award, stated Denny & Jan Reed, Mission Oak Inn innkeepers. "It is gratifying that our guests took the time to share their comments about our hospitality, accommodations, breakfasts and attention to the details which set Mission Oak Inn apart," commented Denny & Jan Reed. Here's an excerpt from one of our reviews: 'This was our second stay and we had to stay longer because the first visit was so wonderful! We enjoyed the food, accommodations, fishing and company so much! We recommend this inn so many times to our friends and they are always so surprised of all this hidden gem has to offer! Denny and Jan are certainly striving for and achieving excellence!'  All of the reviews for Mission Oak Inn can be read here:  

About Mission Oak Inn: This is a new country bed and breakfast specializing in a quiet retreat for couples, in the Mission style with romantic lighting, excellent personal service, and everything you could want in your private suite such as a double sided fireplace, whirlpool for two, handcrafted queen bed and furniture, plush robes, Dish TV, DVD, CD, microwave, refrigerator, private bath and entrance.  Complimentary evening desserts and full deluxe breakfast each morning.  Free use of canoes on our private 7 acre lake that sports some of the best fishing in the Midwest.  For more information and rate, visit our website,, or give us a call at 309-370-4083. 

For a complete list of all winners, including regional and international Best of Award winners, please visit and click Winners 2009-2010.


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