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The Steamboat House

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605 S. Prospect Street, Galena, IL 61036
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2016 Winter Special
1 room 1 adult
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Denver, Iowa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful weekend at The Steamboat House! Our room was perfect and the entire house is so cozy and charming. It's in a great location off of Main St. - great for walking to the shops and restaurants. Carol is very welcoming. The drinks at night and in the morning are a great perk - thanks for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

When we arrived we were greeted by Carol the owner. She gave us a tour of the house and all the guest rooms. Our room, "Bess", had a charming porch with a wonderful view. A bottle of wine was included with our stay along with wine and cheese at 5pm, delicious homemade cookies and hot beverages at 8pm. A nice... More 

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Clear Lake, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I have meant to write a review for The Steamboat House and never did it. While getting ready to write some recent reviews I decided to do it. I'm surprised that it isn't a full 5 star B & B. We stayed there for our 47th wedding anniversary in Autumn of 2014. This is a clean and comfortable B &... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This B&B was a wonderful find for us. We didn't know anything about Galena or where to stay and were very fortunate to pick The Steamboat House. It is a beautiful Victorian style house with lots of antiques. The room we stayed in was comfy, we met lots of nice people, and ate great food! Carol and Katie do a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Not for kids - the house is full of interesting antiques. New owner, but our 3 night stay was as good as ever. Good food, pleasant people, close to downtown. Spent time on the large porch with complimentary wine and cheese each day. Also enjoyed the early coffee and the late coffee and snack. Highly recommend.

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Welcoming hostess within a lovely old home. Breakfast was fine as we visited with the other guests when we all sat at large dining table. Within a very short walking distance to Galena which we did in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We had another great visit . A big thanks to carol for her warm hospitality and for letting us share her beautiful home . Our room was impeccably clean and wonderfully decorated . The breakfast was delicious as always . We definitely look forward to a return trip soon !

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The Steamboat House is a very beautiful historic home inside and out. Carol, the inn keeper is great. She's very nice and down to earth. Not to mention a fabulous cook. She makes you feel right at home from the get go. She welcomes you in right away and shows you around. The first thing we saw when we walked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

This B&B was amazing! This year was our first time staying at The Steamboat House and now will be our go to place. The owner, Carol, is very sweet, the beds comfy, the rooms beautifully decorated, and Carol's breakfast are phenomenal. Miss it already!

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Beautiful restored Victorian. Quiet and well-equipped rooms including a fireplace. Lovely common areas including a billiard room and library. Very welcoming and it's quite Carol, the owner, really loves what she's doing. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Wine and Cheese at 5P and Cookies and tea at 8:30P were great perks.

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