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Farmers' Guest House

334 Spring Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Farmers' Guest House
Ranked #1 of 35 Galena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Champaign, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don and Sue have perfected the B&B experience. I would recommend every B&B owner stay a night at Farmers' Guest House and see professionalism with the personal touch at its finest. We were charmed by our host and hostess and simply delighted in the extra comforts provided. We immediately felt at home. In the dining area, unlimited bottled waters, soft... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are humbled by your glowing words and will continue striving to provide the very best bed and breakfast experience in the Midwest for all our guests. During one of our conversations I recall you said you like to write - you write very well! Thank you again and we look forward to your return... More

Quincy, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay. It is very clean and well-managed. Wish I was as good in the kitchen as Susan. Her breakfast was delicious! At about 5 o’clock Don and Susan (Innkeepers) host Wine Time. That was a real plus. We met here with two other couples so this was a good time to catch up on... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was a delight to have you and your friends enjoy our large common areas and dining room. Traveling with friends is a popular experience and we welcome small groups. We hope you will visit us again. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

Morris, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Farmers' Guest House! Susan and Bob were so helpful and friendly! They were very knowledgeable about shopping and restaurants and helped us choose a restaurant and even made the reservations for us! The Bed and Breakfast was lovely.... Very clean and well maintained. Wine and cheese in the afternoon, cookies, beverages, available at all... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your breakfast here is designed to be a special meal and dietary restrictions or even preferences should not get in the way of having a satisfying and delicious breakfast. I truly enjoy making guests comfortable and a custom made breakfast is a part of your overall experience here at Farmers Guest House. We look forward... More

Homewood, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Charlotte suite which felt just like home. Very comfortable and convenient. Susan, Don and Charles take great care of their guests and made us feel very welcome. A very beautiful inn, with a great breakfast each morning, nice patio in the back for a glass of wine under the stars. We highly recommend Farmers' Guest House!... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We agree that the gardens and many patios are a lovely place for star gazing. We look forward to seeing you again. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at FGH on our way to a wedding in Milwaukee. We found it to be a charming, comfortable B&B. Susan and Don are friendly, knowledgeable hosts who take their guest's needs seriously. Our room (Malvina) looked out into the lovely gardens, and had all the amenities we expected. We loved "wine time"-a great opportunity to chat with fellow... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We were happy you could stop and enjoy Galena on your way to the wedding and hope you enjoyed the event. We look forward to seeing you again. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

Mt. Zion Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this wonderful Bed and Breakfast during our first trip ever to Galena. We traveled to the area on our Harley Davidson, and found plentiful and safe parking for the motorcycle just across the street from the Farmers Guest House. Our room was very clean and comfortable and the overall vibe of this property is very inviting. We... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoy sharing our inn with first time Bed and Breakfast guests and hope that you will consider B&Bs in your future travel experiences. We look forward to seeing you again. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don and Susan made our experience wonderful at this charming B&B. They spent time getting to know us and made us feel relaxed and comfortable. They also provided us with recommendations for sight seeing and restaurants. The breakfast was generous and delicious. We didn't have to eat again until dinner each day! The location was great. A few minutes walk... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great meeting you and getting to know you and are happy to hear that you will join us again. We look forward to your return visit. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

tarzana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Galena. Having Don and Susan as the inn keepers made the time in town like being with friends. The food was generous and delicious. The rooms are well appointed, clean and comfortable.

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay; we enjoyed talking with you and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

Columbia, Missouri
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a night's stay at this charming B and B within walking distance of the charming downtown. The new owners have created a welcoming and relaxed inn. The rooms and baths are small and need some updating but overall we had a very nice experience here. Breakfast was delicious.

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of your stay at Farmers Guest House. We are delighted that you enjoyed the new country full breakfast that we serve and found our historic inn relaxing, charming and welcoming. In the just over two years that we have owned Farmers Guest House we have been updating and renovating each... More

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like others, this was a return visit for us. The environment is so comfortable and a strong desire to make your stay what you want it to be. Don and Susan spend time to know their guests and offer suggestions when asked. Many resources are available for the area activities. As others have mentioned, the 4th was fun. The best... More

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers' Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate our return guests and look forward to serving you again in the future. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More

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Additional Information about Farmers' Guest House

Address: 334 Spring Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Farmers` Guest House Hotel Galena

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within walking distance to historic Main Street, Farmers Guest House has been serving guest for 146 years. WineTime, new country breakfast, ice, hot & cold beverage service, cookies, free wifi, DVD library, in-room full bath, flat screen TV, thermostat to control heat and central air, luxurious towels, sheets and bath amenities, concierge service, off-street parking and all the comforts of home in one place - Farmers Guest House. ... more   less 
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