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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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  • Location
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Superb service, overall experience was fantastic, excellent food, close to down town, quiet, relaxing, beautiful gardens, delicious breakfast, unmatched hospitality. Perfect for an anniversary weekend

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

Hello Kaley and thanks for sharing your feedback with everyone! We were thrilled to be able to host your First Anniversary celebration and we're so happy to hear how pleased you were with the food, location, and most importantly the service. We hope to see you both back very soon! Robert and Douglas More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Robert and Douglas have set the bar high with their warm hospitality, beautiful home, delicious breakfasts, and relaxing happy hours on the porch. It was the best girls' getaway weekend ever! Thank you so much!!

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

Wow, best ever girls getaway! Thanks so much for the high praises and for spending your weekend at Aldrich Guest House. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us as much as we enjoyed meeting you and your friends - and thanks for posting such great pictures as well! We hope that we get to see you... More 

Barrington, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Galena for the Wine Tasting weekend..and stayed at the Aldrich Guest House.........we couldn't have been more pleased with the House or the InnKeepers..........two wonderfully thoughtful, imaginative, helpful young men with fantastic knowledge of the area and willing to make reservations for you for dinner, etc. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious and certainly plentiful...The room was spotless and... More 

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

Hello Bernadette and Al and thanks for the wonderful review! It's always great to have you visiting with us and we're so glad that we've become your Galena Getaway! We had a lot of fun sharing all of the fun things that are available in Galena as well as wine on the porch and chatting in the parlor and we... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the time we reserved our room to the moment they wished us a safe trip home, Douglas & Robert exceeded our expectations. They welcomed us into their home and made us feel comfortable as they do with all guests. It was the little things that made Aldrich Guest House stand out like the evening wine and cheese gathering and... More 

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

Wow, thanks for such a great review! We are proud that we were able to celebrate your (early) First Anniversary and that your expectations were exceeded on every level! It is our goal to make everyone feel welcomed and comfortable and to ensure that the little details like wine and hors d'oeuvres and the cookies are available while not being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aldrich Guest House is a wonderful place to stay! The experience began with pre visit emails advising us of things to do in the area (great wine tour!) and continued throughout our stay with warm personal attention and conversations. Douglas and Robert are wonderful hosts and their passion for what they are doing is evident. There is a much attention... More 

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

Hello Marianne and thanks for such shining accolades! We're glad that you enjoyed your time at Aldrich as much as we enjoyed meeting you and your husband - we're also happy that you noticed all of the little details and personalized attention. We believe that a stay with us should be unique and individualized and we're proud that we were... More 

Northbrook, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from a relaxing trip feeling renewed after just two days as guests along with my sister. A quiet understated elegance is visible in so many aspects of Aldrich Guest House. The owners and hosts, Robert and Douglas, lovingly restored the house and it shows in every detail. I love the clean look with the feeling of the... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your review and feedback with all of your fellow travelers! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the renovations and little details as much as you did. It was a pleasure being able to share Galena and Aldrich Guest House with you and your sister. And thank you for the great compliments on the food,... More 

Saint Paul, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A confluence of perfects made my 3-day stay wonderful. The Aldrich Guest House is a beautiful property in a quiet neighborhood, a short, picturesque walk to downtown. Douglas and Robert have updated the historic home thoughtfully and carefully. The rooms are large and the bed was incredibly comfortable. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the garden and screened porch! Breakfasts... More 

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

Thanks for sharing your great experience with us and your fellow travelers! It was great being able to host your 'retreat' from your neighborhood and we're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and in Galena so much. We're pleased that you enjoyed the rooms, breakfasts, and wine and hors d'oeuvres as well - keep an eye out for... More 

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

Our stay at the Aldrich guest house was nothing short of remarkable. My sister, visiting from Delaware and I had a lovely visit. From the moment we entered the home when Douglas gave us a full heartfelt tour to the moment we had to leave we felt like part of the family. But the Aldrich house is so much more.... More 

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

Hello Mary Ann! It was a pleasure to host you and your sister while you came to explore and relax in Galena and we're so glad to see that you enjoyed yourselves so much! Thank you for the wonderful review and for sharing your experience with others. We look forward to seeing you again soon, next time without the rain!... More 

Highland, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a weekend trip to the Aldrich Guest House and just can't say enough good things about the experience. Douglas and Robert, while maintaining the historical fabric of the property, have added the necessary improvements to the guest rooms and public spaces to make for a delightful experience. Their breakfasts, along with the afternoon wine and cheese, as... More 

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

Hello and thanks for the great review! It was great meeting you and your friends and we're so happy that you enjoyed the house, the renovations, the food, wine, and most of all the service! It is always special when friends decide to spend time at Aldrich Guest House, and we thank you for choosing to visit with us. We... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Galena IL is a lovely throwback to the 19th century, and the Aldrich House will complete your experience. The owners are bright, hospitable people who will go out of their way to make you comfortable and introduce you to the rich history of this town. The rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated. As for the beds, I slept like a... More 

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

Thanks for the review, Tony! It was a pleasure introducing you to Galena and all of the history that it holds, as well as the history of Aldrich Guest House. We're glad to see that you enjoyed all of the renovations that we've done and the touches we've added to all of the guestrooms. We look forward to seeing you... More 

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