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Farmers Guest House

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334 Spring Street, Galena, IL 61036
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lakewood McHenry County, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place was very clean, very appealing and welcoming. The inn keepers made us feel welcome and gave us lots of suggestions and recommendations on places to eat and even helped us make a reservation at a local restaurant that was difficult to get a reservation at.

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Verona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay in Galena. Don't be concerned about location. Looks like it's on the outskirts but there's a sidewalk shortcut right across the road that takes you right into town. Ten minute walk.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, beautiful building - inside and out, and fabulous hosts. Great breakfasts - different daily options; very tasty cookies - available throughout your stay; and wine o'clock which enables you to meet other guests or simply quiz Susan and Don on where to go, where to eat etc - they are very knowledgeable and will help you with reservations... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous and attentive hosts, luxurious accommodations, and an award winning breakfast. We loved every minute of our stay, and have already booked our return. Susan and Don made certain every aspect of our stay was perfect, from the chilled water and a Keurig coffee maker in our room to the bath salts for our whirlpool. Bottomless jars of fresh baked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don, Susan, and Charles were fantastic hosts. Ideally located a block from downtown. Most everything is walkable. Breakfast was fresh and delicious every day. Susan tries to use as many local ingredients as she can. "Wine time" at 5pm everyday was enjoyable and exciting; it came with many recommendations from both innkeepers and guests. Farmers is known and recommended by... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Local ingredients are readily available in the area and we enjoy supporting the local farmers and small businesses. It makes breakfast so much more wonderful when you know that you are supporting the community. We look forward to your return visit. Many happy returns, Susan & Don More 

Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Farmers Guest House in Galena left nothing to be desired. The accommodations were spotless and comfortable, with luxurious linens and something beautiful or interesting everywhere we looked. The gardens are gorgeous. The innkeepers, Don and Susan, made us feel very welcome. They made suggestions and reservations for us in Galena to have great dinners. Breakfasts were... More 

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

Thank you for your review. With all the delicious restaurants here in Galena it's easy to find just what you are looking for in a great meal. We look forward to your next stay. Many happy returns, Don & Susan More 

East Peoria, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited B&Bs in the past, but this was the best by far. The warm greeting made us feel right at home. The overall atmosphere was casual and inviting. The food was fantastic, has to be tasted to be believed. Felt more like visiting family than staying at a business. Susan & Don do everything to make your stay... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many happy returns, Susan & Don More 

Waverly, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GREAT!!!!!!!! Wonderful B & B, and the breakfast was fantastic! The owners are super helpful and very friendly. Within walking distance to the historic Galena Main Street. There are outdoor patios and terraces on the backside of the building which is very scenic and relaxing!

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

Thank you for your review. The outside terraced patios are lovely and Charles, our housekeeper & gardener, takes splendid care of the gardens; we are glad to hear you enjoyed them. We look forward to your return visit. More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first bed and breakfast experience was an excellent one at the Farmer's Guest House. Wonderfully clean and comfortable. Very welcoming hosts. Super nice fellow guests and a charming town with lots to see and do. You could stay a month and not take in everything. Very nice. Highly recommend this bed and breakfast.

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

Thank you for your review. Yes, there is so much to do here - history, shopping, outdoor activities, vineyards, museums, home tours - that many of our guests come back year after year. Thank you and we look forward to your return. Many happy returns, Susan & Don More 

East Moline, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at Farmer's Guest House (FGH) this weekend celebrating her 21st birthday and mother's day with a little shopping in Galena. We have not stayed at a B&B in the past and FGH was the perfect place to try it for the first time. Susan, Don and Charles were perfect hosts and made our trip so... More 

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

Thank you for your review, and thank you for pointing out that many GPS systems have us on the wrong side of the road! Right or left depends on which way you are coming in to Galena, but we are on the South side of Route 20, which is known as Spring Street here in the Historic District of downtown... More 

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