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Aldrich Guest House

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900 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
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Aldrich Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Robert and Douglas were wonderful hosts for our first Bed & Breakfast experience. We stayed in Room 3 (The Cyrus Aldrich Room) and it was the perfect space for a romantic weekend. The Aldrich Guest House is not very far from the main shops in town that you could take a nice stroll there.

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Tony, thanks for the great review! It was wonderful hosting you both for your first bed and breakfast experience and it was a pleasure seeing you get to enjoy the city so much! We really specialize in first time B&B guests since we're quite unlike most other lodging options in the area in both the features of the updated... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first time trying a bed & breakfast, and we were very happy with our choice of the Aldrich Guest House. Robert & Douglas are fantastic hosts. Upon our arrival they gave us a tour of the public area, with a brief history of the home. The amenities available (see the website) are plentiful, and if there's something... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, Gary and Sandy! It was a double privilege having you in that we were able to host your first visit to a bed and breakfast as well as being part of your 22nd anniversary! It's great hearing that you enjoyed yourselves as much as you did and that you appreciated all of the little... More 

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I met at the Aldrich House for a girls getaway. This was by far the best place we could have chosen to spend some quiet time together. Robert and Douglas were great hosts and made us feel so welcomed and comfortable. From the flowers in our room to excellent breakfasts and so much more. Thank you both... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks JoLynn, for sharing your experience with everyone! It was an honor that you shared your mother/daughter weekend here with us. We enjoyed getting to know you both and it's great to hear that you felt so welcome and comfortable and that you were able to make so many great memories! Can't wait to see you both again soon! Robert... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay at Aldrich was phenomenal! Robert and Douglas' hospitality and attention to detail made us feel like royalty. They went above and beyond to ensure everything was perfect. The room we stayed in was very comfortable, quiet, and relaxing. The breakfast was delicious and evening wine and h'orderves were a perfect way to finish a full day of shopping.... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for the excellent review! We truly aim to provide exactly what you experienced while you were with us: a luxurious and pampering service in a relaxing and elegant atmosphere where all of the smallest details make the biggest difference and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed it so much! We're looking forward... More 

Sumner, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We received a gift certificate to stay at the Aldrich Guest House. We were pleasantly surprised to find the home, the food, and the proximity to downtown Galena are a plus. The hospitality was second to none. Robert and Douglas are the most accommodating hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed visits with them and the other guests at the 5 pm wine... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Sara, thanks for the review and for the wonderful compliments! We were honored that you were able to celebrate your birthday with us and are glad to hear how much you enjoyed the wine and appetizers every evening. It was great meeting you and Steven and we hope to see you both again very soon! Robert and Douglas More 

Flossmoor, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the type of B & B that sets the bar for all of our future trips. We spent 3 nights and found it has it all. The house is lovely, full of gorgeous antiques but not at all fusty, beautifully decorated and historically interesting (listed on the Galena walking tour). It is spotlessly clean-spotless! A bonus to the... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

It was great having you and your husband staying with us for your getaway! Thank you for the wonderful review and compliments and we're proud that we're able to set the bar for your future trips! We're also very pleased to know that you've enjoyed the more modern aesthetic that still pays respect to the house and the craftsmanship and... More 

West Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Robert and Douglas were the perfect hosts. They were accommodating to any of our questions or needs and we never felt like we were bothering them. The breakfast was the best and the wine and appetizers at 5:00 in the afternoon out on their screened patio was such a treat. I would recommend to anyone coming to Galena to stay... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Bonnie, it was great meeting you and your friend and thanks so much for sharing your kind words with everyone! The screened in porch is our favorite spot in the house when the weather is as great as it has been, so mixing in wine and hors d'oeuvres just adds to the fun! We're looking forward to seeing you again... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night on a business trip. Robert and Douglas are wonderful hosts, extremely welcoming and engaging, and made it a delightful experience to stay here. It is a lovely and historic house, beautifully decorated and with every thought to modern conveniences. Impeccably clean, there was coffee and homemade cookies always available, a lovely parlor, delicious scones... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Hello John and thanks for the great review! It was such a pleasure meeting you both and we're proud to hear how much you enjoyed all of the details that we aim to provide to our guests both in service and accommodation. We look forward to welcoming you both back sometime very soon - hopefully for a relaxation trip this... More 

Springfield, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last weekend, six of us spent a girls' weekend celebrating our Mother's birthday and couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. Robert and Douglas are the perfect hosts, welcoming us the minute we arrived and looking after our every need throughout the weekend. They are professional, fun, witty, charming, genuine and down to earth. Their passion for their inn... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Kate and Julie and thank you for sharing your feedback with everyone, and thank you even more for spending such a special celebration with us! It was so much fun meeting you and your family and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us as much as we enjoyed meeting everyone! We're humbled to read... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Robert and Douglas are welcoming and professional hosts, and you can see their attention to detail and their passion for running their gorgeous B&B in every corner of this amazing house! We went for a mamas' night away and had the entire house, and they truly made us feel at home. They were so welcoming when we arrived and shared... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

It was wonderful having you and your friends stay with us, Katie and thanks for sharing your experience with everyone! It's great to know that you appreciated all of the attention to details as providing that intuitive yet unobtrusive service in an unpretentious environment really is our goal and we believe sets us apart from many of your other lodging... More 

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