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Victorian Mansion

301 South High Street, Galena, IL 61036
Victorian Mansion
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waterville, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We just returned from a lovely three day getaway at the Victorian Mansion in Galena. We genuinely enjoyed the gracious hospitality of our hosts Rita and Charlie. Upon arrival they greeted us and gave us what turned out to be great recommendations for dining and entertainment. We also appreciated the delicious breakfasts and informative history lesson on Galena and the... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We went to Galena for a romantic weekend. Everything was great EXCEPT for our stay at the Victorian Mansion. The weather channels ended up calling for 6 inches of snow the evening/morning we were leaving, so I called to ask what we would need to do if Mother Nature did not allow us to get there. Charlie told me that... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We held our wedding at the Victorian Mansion this past weekend. It went flawlessly, thanks to Rita and Charlie. They stepped up and helped whenever we needed it. We rented the whole place and everyone loved it. The rooms are very nice, each with its own bath (rare) and the building has tons of character. Breakfasts are nicely done as... More 

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Minnesota
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16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

The Lincoln Room of the Victorian Mansion is a bonus experienced in our visit to Galena just prior to Thanksgiving. The In many theme rooms of a B & B, every flat surface is covered with knick knacks, here there is a sense of authenticity. For example, the mantel held only a bust of Lincoln and a clock. The huge... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Victorian Mansion this weekend, and I couldn't wait to get on Tripadvisor to sing its praises! I had never stayed at a B&B, although my wife had. I will admit to being pretty picky about the hotels I like to stay at. I tend to go for more upscale places that offer a... More 

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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37 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The day before we were due to arrive, I received a call from the manager asking us to get there before 4:00 pm because he had an appointment. We rushed our drive to meet his request but got there later than 4:00 pm and received a luke warm welcome. We later found out that his 'appointment' was to go fishing.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

Best things about this B&B: -Gorgeous well-kept house and Grounds -Beautiful, comfy porches -Friendly, knowledgeable innkeepers -Lovely rooms -Jacuzzi tub in our bathroom in Grace Suite -Nice rec room in the formal parlor for rainy days -Close to downtown, the 192 stairs are not horrible if you take them slow and worth skipping the parking ordeal -Comfy beds! -Comfy robes!... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

The Victorian Mansion has great charm from the friendly innkeepers to the amazing decor and great historical roots of the house. It is positioned perfectly in a residential area that is conveniently located two blocks from downtown Galena via a pretty extensive set of steps. I have been to other bed and breakfasts and feel that what can often be... More 

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Vail, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

First B&B we have been to and any other B&B will have a tough act to follow. I would never consider staying at another place in Galena after staying at the mansion with Rita and Charlie. From the minute we walked in the door, we knew we were at home and felt like family. We experienced every part of this... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Charlie and Rita were warm welcoming innkeepers. They were very accomadating and repectful to us. The breakfasts were great. Charlie told interesting stories of the history of the house and Galena after breakfast.The Victorian Mansion is a beautiful Bed and Breakfast located within walking distance to the downtown area. We stayed in the Gace Room. It was spacious, clean and... More 

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