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900 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
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Aldrich Guest House
Ranked #3 of 34 Galena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 today NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to Galena and our first stay in a B&B. We couldn't have been happier with our choice. Douglas and Robert are the best hosts! We felt very at home and comfortable. Breakfast both mornings was fabulous. The rooms are beautifully decorated, impeccably clean, and very comfortable with no detail missed. I can't wait to go... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two amazing nights. This was my first B&B experience. After being graciously welcomed by Douglas & Robert, we were given a tour and history of this beautiful home. Everything about this stay exceeded our expectations. This home is cozy and immaculate. We felt comfortable and "at home" quickly. The breakfasts are delightfully delicious.... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review and we're proud to hear that we were able to exceed your expectations! We truly believe that it is the little touches and attention to detail are what all of our guests deserve, and a large part of what makes Aldrich Guest House a great place for newbies and regulars alike! It was wonderful... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My girlfriend & I stayed here for 2 nights on our first B&B getaway and Douglas & Robert completely surpassed our expectations. They literally thought of everything and made us feel so welcome that it was hard to leave. All the small touches were perfect. The rooms and house are beautiful, the breakfasts are delicious, and Douglas & Robert are... More 

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

Thanks, Phil, for the great review, wonderful to hear that we were able to exceed your expectations! It was great being able to be yours and Kristin's first B&B experience as we are very proud to be more 'newbie' friendly than many other options. We're looking forward to having you both back in the warmer months; the screened in porch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a weekend gateway in Galena while our teenage daughter snowboarded at the nearby ski resort with her cousins. We didn't want to stay at the resort with the noisy crowd. We decided to stay in town at a B&B. We were so glad to have found Aldrich Guest House. Robert and Douglas were delightful hosts.... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers! We had a lot of fun having you and Phillip with us, and it was great to meet some of the family that stopped to visit as well. We're glad that you enjoyed the new aesthetic - definitely no doilies here (Douglas actually made Halloween costumes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here this past weekend with my husband for a quick night away- our only regret is that we could only stay one night! We had an amazing experience staying with Robert & Douglas. They have done an unbelievable job renovating the place and creating a home away from home here. From the delicious baked goods & breakfasts to... More 

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

Thanks so much for the great review and the excellent recommendation! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us as much as we enjoyed having you. And it's great to hear that you enjoyed the room so much - by the beginning of February, all 5 of the rooms will be finished! We're looking forward to seeing you again... More 

Oak Lawn, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband planned a trip to Galena for my birthday. It would be our first trip to Galena and to a B&B. Robert and Douglas are probably the two nicest people you can meet. From the moment we walked in the door, we felt very welcome. It was so cozy and beautiful. The tour of the house was also a... More 

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

Hello Shirley, thanks for sharing your review! We love having first time B&B'ers, as we're not your stereotypical overly-decorated, feels-like-grandma's-house sort of a place, and it was wonderful having you and Bill for your first B&B experience! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed hearing the history of the house and Galena as much as we enjoy sharing it with... More 

Pekin, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I settled on a weekend trip to Galena from Peoria for her birthday weekend. We had narrowed our search down to just a few B and B's and after reading reviews for the Aldrich House, we settled here. Upon arrival we were greeted at the door and offered help carrying our bags in. Once inside, we were... More 

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

It was wonderful having you both, Jenn and Erich, thanks for sharing your review! We love when our guests are able to take advantage of everything that we have to offer here at Aldrich - and those shortbread cookies are in my top three favorites that Douglas makes as well! It was wonderful sharing the history of the house with... More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Aldrich Guest House for 2 nights and enjoyed this cozy, beautiful historic BB beyond our expectations. Douglas & Robert's dedication to the home itself as well as the comfort and hospitality they offer to their guests was evident. The amenities were perfect, the place was extremely clean and cozy (and I am picky) and the breakfast... More 

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

Thanks for sharing your experience, Carla! We're glad that you and Cosmin had such a great time and enjoyed the house and breakfast so much as well as Galena itself. We hope to see you both again soon, and thanks for the preserves, they've made our personal breakfasts even more delicious! Robert and Douglas More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Douglas and Robert are amazing hosts! They've nailed both B's, Bed-comfortable! Breakfast-amazing!. You couldn't ask for better a better breakfast, the first day was a broccoli/spinach breakfast casserole and the second day was an egg nog French toast! mm, mmm, good. The room was very comfy and clean. I loved the bathroom and felt very at home. The bed was... More 

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

Thanks, Angela, for sharing your feedback with us - we're glad that we were able to hit both of the "B's" on the mark! It was great having you and Joe with us and we're excited to have you back soon - next time, all of the rooms should be renovated so it'll be like an all new inn! Robert... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Douglas & Robert are fabulous hosts! Every detail is thought out, down to the immaculate rooms, lovely decor, scrumptious breakfasts and yummy treats! We loved staying there and can't wait to go back when the rooms have been updated. We stayed in Room #5, the McClellan room with it's comfortable bed and divine plush linens, the electric fireplace (with remote,... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review, Frances! It was great being able to share Aldrich Guest House with you and Tom during your anniversary! We're glad that you were able to enjoy yourselves and all of the amenities that are here, even the ones that you might not think a 170 year old house would have. We look forward to... More 

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Address: 900 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
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Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Aldrich Guest House Hotel Galena

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