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Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast

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1237 Franklin Street, Galena, IL 61036
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been guests at the Cloran Mansion B&B for 10 years this year. We keep returning for several reasons: 1) the hosts, Carmine and Cheryl, are pleasant and accommodating, they do their best to make their guests feel "at home" 2) the breakfast is perhaps the best we have had at any B&B anywhere 3) the... More 

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cloran, Owner at Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dennis and Rose, Thank you for your kind words. Carmine and I always look forward to your visites. We are inspired by the love you share. The smile on Rose's face when she looks at you is priceless. See you next year! More 

Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just stayed here for our anniversary and we loved it. Carmine and Cheryl were great. The rooms were clean and the breakfast was delicous! The firepit and gazebo were good additions. We will definately return to the Cloran Mansion.

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cloran, Owner at Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Taylor, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the firepit and gazebo while you were here. I enjoyed helping your Mom set up your anniversary surprise. We will look forward to your next visit. Cheryl and Carmine More 

Brookfield, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My (new!) husband and I chose to stay at the Cloran Mansion and use the "12 of our closest" wedding package for our ceremony, and it was truly an excellent experience! The owners Cheryl and Carmine were very nice, easy to work with and accommodated our ceremony requests. The officiant, Jess Farlow, did a great job (non-denominational/inspiring) And our "room,"... More 

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cloran, Owner at Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Arcadia, Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed meeting your family and hosting your wedding. The day was perfect and you glowed as a beautiful bride. We wish you and Bryan much love and happiness. More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cloran Mansion is well preserved; charming, beautiful and always a treat to visit and stay. The food for breakfast is awesome, tasty and ample. The owners are simply wonderful human beings, very helpful and very kind. You will love this place and come often....as we have over the years. Carmine and Cheryl bring value to the B & B... More 

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Starved Rock area
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Cloran Mansion was the middle night of a 3 for 3 package (stay one night in each of 3 different B&Bs) set up through the innkeeper at The Steamboat House. I chose to do this package as my partner had never stayed at a B&B and I surmised that staying in different inns would enhance our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Galena to celebrate our anniversary. I can be very picky when it comes to accommodations, so I did my research on Trip Advisor before booking a place. The reviews about the Cloran Mansion were very good, so that's where we decided to stay and we were not disappointed. We stayed in Ann's room, which... More 

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Wales, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Carmine and Cheryl were great hosts. The Tower Room was great and included a refrigerator with complimentary drinks.The house and grounds are beautiful with easy access to downtown Galena.Both days we stayed the breakfasts were over the top.We did not need to eat again until evening.Great B&B experience. Mike & Pat July 2015 Wales,Wi

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cloran, Owner at Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Mike and Pat, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. The Tower Room is very unique and offers that special something. Carmine will be happy to know your breakfast filled your needs. He is all about the food. We hope your will come see us again sometime. Until then, all our best. Cheryl and Carmine More 

Normal, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband and I chose the Cloran Mansion for our Babymoon. We stayed for two nights, and opted in for the Pampered Parents package. Upon arrival we had a cheese and fruit tray and some sparkling grape juice. The mansion was in a great location... kind of on the outskirts of the busier area of Galena, but a short, 5... More 

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We love hosting our Babymoon Packages. We really enjoyed visiting with you at breakfast. We wish you all our best with the arrival of your son. Remember parents need a little getaway every once in a while. Take advantage of your "Welcome Home " discount on your next visit, and bring pictures. More 

Naperville, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed two night at the Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast. We booked the private cottage and really had a nice time. The privacy of our own cottage was a plus, and the space was perfect for us - comfy bed, whirlpool tub, swivel TV, small kitchen area...everything we needed was provided. We also had the... More 

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cloran, Owner at Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so glad the Cottage met your needs. The TV on a swivel makes it easy to watch TV or a movie from the tub, the bed or the sofa. Thank you for your compliments on breakfast. Carmine takes great pride in making sure everyone has a hearty meal before they start the day. We look forward to your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The hospitality and service was excellent. You were really made to feel at home, the common areas and access to Carmine or Cheryl if you needed them. Our room was very nice with all of the amenities we needed for our anniversary get away. The family style breakfast was very good with all that you wanted to eat. We highly... More 

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cloran, Owner at Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Lynns, Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope we helped in making your Anniversary getaway just what you wanted. We wish you many more and look forward to seeing you both again. Cheryl and Carmine More 

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