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Bernadine's Stillman Inn

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513 Bouthiller St, Galena, IL 61036
Bernadine's Stillman Inn
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Ranked #7 of 34 Galena B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015
DLGalle Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were greeted with Dave's wonderful personality. The tour was very informative, and our room was very nice. The atmosphere and amenities surpassed our expectations. A stay at Bernadine's Stillman Inn is highly recommended if visiting Galena, Illinois.

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

He does have a wonderful personality and loves, loves, loves greeting the guests! I'm so blessed to be married to him! Thanks for staying with us. We look forward to serving you again! Bernadine More 

Davenport, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The mansion was beautiful and the service excellent. It felt like we were staying with family. The breakfast was excellent both days we stayed. I would highly recommend this for a weekend getaway. Galena certainly doesn't lack places for shopping and dining either. We will definitely stay again!

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

Wonderful! So glad you enjoyed the mansion! Dave works extra hard at making the place the best it can be and making our guests feel very welcome and at home! Bernadine More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have never stayed at a Bed & Breakfast and did not know what to expect. The attention to detail that Dave and Bernadine gave us was amazing. The mansion is gorgeous and the room was perfect for our needs. The breakfast was great and so was the company with other guest at our table. I highly recommend this location... More 

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

You are welcome! Glad you enjoyed your first visit to a B&B. Don't forget to use our useful tool on the website which helps you to select a B&B! Dave More 

Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The atmosphere and attention to service was more than what we expected. Dave and Bernadine were welcoming, accommodating and a pleasure be with. We felt like we had known them for many years when we had only met. The room was cozy and the mansion was ... well, "cool". if you plan a trip to Galena, Illinois, make sure you... More 

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your room and the Inn. We look forward to serving you again in the future! Dave More 

Bourbonnais, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My husband and I just left yesterday! We have stayed at several other B&B's in Galena and this is by far, one of favorites! Excellent food, conversations, clean and comfortable rooms...exactly what we were looking for on our weekend getaway!! Thank you, Dave and Bernadine! The Corzine's

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your getaway! Come see us when it's warmer! You were a pleasure! Dave More 

Highland Lake County, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The best B&B ever. Dave and Bernadine paid attention to every little detail to make our stay wonderful. We arrived late in the evening, but Dave was so gracious and did not rush us, making sure we were aware of all amenities available to us. We had a wonderful breakfast that started with yogurt beautifully displayed in champagne glasses and... More 

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

Wonderful! And Happy Anniversary. Can't wait to have you back at the Stillman Inn! And thanks for taking the time to write a review. Dave More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

What a beautiful mansion in a great location minutes from downtown Galena. Dave and Bernadine are incredible. Their personalities added so much to our trip. Both of our breakfasts were outstanding with lots of choices, from omelettes made to order, to "love cake" pancakes with choices of fruit inside! Many rooms to choose from, ours (love's 1st touch) was clean,... More 

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

You are most welcome! It is so much fun serving our guests! Come back soon! Dave More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This was my first time staying at a B&B and Dave made us feel really welcomed. He gave us a call a night before our arrival which was Thanksgiving Day and I was really excited that he would take the time to call us even if it was a holiday. He gave us a tour of the mansion and gave... More 

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

So sorry about the fireplace. You must have been in the Grand Romance Room? We've resolved that issue thank goodness. Come on back to the same room and we'll include a bottle of wine included with the price of the room. So glad you had a great time! Bernadine More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The host, Dave was the best he made the Stiallman a great place like home. Dave made us feel welcome and showed us a map of town with great places to eat. He is also a wonderful cook, the breakfast was amazing.

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

So glad you felt welcomed and enjoyed the Inn! Come on back in the Spring when it's warmer or the Fall for the beautiful colors! Thank You Dave More 

Sullivan, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited for one night in the Romance Room on January 5th. We went skiing at Chestnut Mountain and prefer bed and breakfast accommodations over a lodge for our getaway (the inn is a short, scenic 15 minute drive from the ski area). We couldn't have been happier with the room and the hospitality extended by Dave.... More 

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

Well you were just a delight to have here and so glad you enjoyed the skiing! You were both a pleasure. Come back soon! Dave More 

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