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Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast

1237 Franklin Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 35 Galena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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The Dalles, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were traveling though to Oregon. Was our second stay at a bed and breakfast. First was kinda odd. Cheryl and Carmine was our second and they made us welcome from the very start. We loved Sarah's room. My journal says it is home of the Bubble King! Everyone at breakfast made us feel welcome.If we ever make it back... More

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Sun Prairie
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Claron Mansion is a great place to stay in Galena. The owners of the Claron run it because they love people. Their story of how they came to own the B&B demonstrates that they own one for the right reasons. It was a lifelong goal for Cheryl. While Carmine was initially reluctant to own a B&B, he has learned... More

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Geneva
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just spent a "picture-perfect" day at the Cloran Mansion in Galena. I was looking for that "B&B" experience but one that we enable us to bring our dogs. Antonio's Cottage, a private cottage adjacent to the mansion, fit the bill to a tee . Hosts, Carmine and Cheryl were warm and inviting and went to great lengths to insure... More

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Gurnee, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had high hope for this B&B based on the many reviews, unfortunately, the B&B did not live up to the spirit of the reviews. The innkeepers seemed pleasant on the phone and the place looked nice from the outside. Inside it was not much of a mansion, in size or décor, as it is even lacking the flourish and... More

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Addison, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here twice and will be back. This is an excellent B&B. The rooms are very comfortable. The breakfast that Carmine and Cheryl make is out of this world. The first time we stayed in the Tower. Very romantic. This time we stayed in Ann's suite. Big and comfortable. We like meeting other people at breakfast. But keep... More

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we got engaged, my husband and I knew we wanted a stress-free, intimate wedding. After some internet research, we decided on a destination wedding in Galena at the Cloran Mansion. We booked everything sight unseen based on pictures and reviews and we couldn't have made a better decision. From the time of booking until the end of our wedding... More

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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Cloran Mansion for my daughter's wedding. What a perfect venue! The grounds are beautiful, the hosts are nothing short of amazing and the breakfasts were out of this world. Carmine and Cheryl took care of all the details for the wedding from flowers to cake to the actual ceremony. Fabulous! We had a great week-end, the wedding... More

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Chicago, Il
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband have been coming to the Cloran Mansion for 8 years now, and refuse to stay anywhere else while in Galena. We’ve literally stayed in every single room in the house, and have loved every single one. Each has their own charm. Always clean, always comfortable, and most of all, always quiet. Being parents of two young children, we... More

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Pontiac, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tower Room- This is an interesting place to stay if you are into old houses. This is definitely not a run of the mill B&B. The food is great but breakfast is served in the dining room with the other guests sharing the same table. My wife and I were not expecting this and it was definitely a different experience.... More

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Lockport, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay! Cheryl and Carmine are very people and make you feel welcome. Every detail is thought of and the breakfast was so filling that we did not need to eat lunch. I would recommend this place to friends and hope to stay there again.

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Additional Information about Cloran Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1237 Franklin Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Cloran Mansion Hotel Galena
Cloran Mansion Bed And Breakfast

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1880 Italianate Victorian Mansion on an acre of beautifully landscaped grounds. Screen Gazebo, koi pond and fire pit. Five distinctive rooms and a secluded cottage. Fireplaces, private baths in all rooms with luxury double whirlpool tubs, CDs, stocked complimentary mini-fridge, TV/DVDs, A/C coffee service available all day. Full country-style breakfast served from 9:00 - 10:30 AM. DSL wireless. Cloran Condo at Longhollow Point does have a pool, sauna, exercise room and game room. ... more   less 
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