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900 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
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Aldrich Guest House
Ranked #6 of 35 Galena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Schaumburg, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Aldrich several times. It's a truly welcoming and amazing place. Within easy walking distance of downtown Galena, and far enough off Route 20 to be relaxingly quiet the ambience is wonderful. They have a beautiful garden if you just want to relax with a good book or enjoy your morning coffee. We highly recommend Fran... More

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

Thank you so much, the best part of running an inn is having wonderful guests. We always enjoy catching up with you both. More

Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed with friends at the Aldrich and had a wonderful time. The house and rooms were beautiful and the atmosphere was great. We really enjoyed the screen porch overlooking the gardens in the evenings after a full day of shopping and kayaking and exploring. In the mornings the porch was a popular spot to meet other guests and relax... More

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

Jan, thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, we're very glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon! Fran & Brian More

Lodi, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Thank you Brian and Fran for the wonderful time in Galena. We do not typically stay in Bed & Breakfasts, but chose to with 6 adults. You have a beautiful home with lovely gardens. We enjoyed the screened porch a lot. Your breakfasts were wonderful. We had more than we could eat. We will definately stay at your place next... More

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

Brenda; Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review, we really appreciate it. We enjoyed meeting all of you and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon! Fran & Brian More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We really enjoyed staying at this pretty little bed & breakfast. Fran and Brian were very welcoming hosts and their home is very relaxing. We also enjoyed the tasty breakfast. The b&b is on the other side of the river from the main street of Galena but it's only 5 minutes walk (and a nice walk). I'd definitely recommend it.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time during your trip to post a review. We're glad you and Oliver enjoyed your stay. Have fun on your cross-country trip, there are some awesome sites to see! More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Had a great experience here for a long weekend. Fran and Brian treated us very well and all of the accommodations were very nice and clean. We loved our room and enjoyed the quietness of the home. Fran and Brian cooked awesome breakfasts each morning, and were able to easily accommodate a gluten-free diet. The location is great as well... More

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

Thank you so much, we're very happy you enjoyed your stay! Brian & Fran More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

My wife and I visited Galena for the day from Chicago and chose to stay at the The Aldrich Guest House. It has a great location across the river from main street and Fran and Brian were excellent hosts. Upon arriving, Fran received us warmly at the door by our names. She took a few minutes to show us around... More

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Kendall, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Fran and Brian are the perfect hosts. The Aldrich House is a perfect place to totally relax and within walking distance to the wonderful sites and restaurants Galena has to offer. We have had such a hectic year and had the opportunity to experience the offer Brian and Fran made to our Veterans. Thank you so much for the wonderful... More

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

You are most welcome, we enjoyed your visit as well. Thank you so much for your service Fran & Brian More

Lake Mills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Great location for a B & B in Galena! Fran and Brian were gracious hosts. It was very relaxing and the food was delicious! The house is beautiful and it would have been great to see the gardens had the weather been better. Thank you for sponsoring your home for Veteran's Day...your kindness is greatly appreciated. Ed

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

We're so glad you were able to stay with us, it's an honor to have our Veterans with us. Fran & Brian More

Oswego, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We had a great experience at Aldrich House! Our stay was relaxing and easy. Fran and Brian are such warm and friendly hosts and go the extra mile in every way to make your stay enjoyable. The house is super clean, the breakfast is delicious and large and the atmosphere is elegant but not too stuffy. Within walking distance to... More

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

It was an honor to have you, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Fran & Brian More

Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The location is great. Fran & Brian could not have been more gracious. And the breakfast were amazing -- three mornings and three wonderful breakfasts. The house is very clean and nicely decorated with fun touches for Halloween. The common rooms were very welcoming and comfortable. It made for a very relaxing, enjoyable few days in Galena.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay, we very much appreciate the kind words. Fran & Brian More

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

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Historic home, circa 1845, beautifully furnished with antiques and modern conveniences. Large double parlor and dining room can accomodate your reunions, weddings, romantic getaways. Walking distance to Main St shops and restaurants and historic sites and museums. Quiet residential street, large screened porch perfect for relaxing that overlooks lush gardens. ... more   less 
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