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Aldrich Guest House

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900 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Villa Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting the house on three prior occasions, we were VERY impressed at all of the wonderful changes new owners Robert and Douglas have made! The newly decorated rooms look fantastic, with such style, (I made some mental notes for decorating ideas I want to put into place in my own house!), while the still retain their charming, historic home... More 

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

Hello Erica, and thanks for sharing your awesome review! It is always exciting having guests who've stayed at the house prior to our being here and to show them the rejuvenated Aldrich Guest House and it's great to hear that it was such a hit with you and Adam. And we agree - the screened in porch really is the... More 

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

I stayed a few weeks ago with some friends and we had such a fabulous time. Robert and Douglas were fantastic hosts with such attention to every tiny detail. They were there to greet us and give a tour of their lovely home and took great pride in the history of the place. Despite their love of the history of... More 

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

Hello Sandy, and thank you so much for the great review! It was a pleasure getting to know you and your friends and we're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the design that we've put throughout the house and that you were able to enjoy one of our favorite spaces - the screened in porch! We look forward to... More 

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

Proprietors Robert and Douglas made me feel welcome from our very first contact by phone and gracefully handled my delayed arrival. The room was spotless, very comfortable with a deftly handled mix of modern and period touches, and a luxuriously deep claw foot tub to soak in. Wine and snacks on the patio on a sunny afternoon gave me a... More 

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

Hello Shirah, and thanks for sharing your feedback and review with everyone! It was great having you stay with us and we're so happy that you enjoyed your time in Galena and with us so much! Thank you for noticing all of the details and it's great to know that you appreciated our aesthetic of blending historic past with modern... More 

Glenview, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Robert and Douglas were superb hosts who really spoiled us. Beautifully decorated rooms with comfy beds, my bathroom had an enormous claw-footed tub. The living and dining rooms were lovely and welcoming. Delicious breakfasts, a catered dinner with magic show made for a special holiday. Homemade cookies (Snickerdoodles!), and wine at 5:00 almost made me not want to leave the... More 

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

Hello Meg! Thanks for the excellent review! We loved having you and your friends here for your getaway and it was great meeting you. It was great that your group was able to be part of our very first Wine Dinner and Magic Show and are pleased that you enjoyed it so much! Also, the garden has really started to... More 

Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here in the Cyrus Aldrich room for our anniversary. We have stayed at numerous B&Bs before; this one is one of our favorites. Upon arrival we were swept up and given a great tour of the house. Each room was lovely; you can not go wrong with any of the rooms. After we settled in,... More 

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

Hello Nikki! Thanks so much for sharing your review with everyone . It's great to see that you both enjoyed yourselves so much and we're very proud to be ranked as one of your favorite B&Bs! We also enjoy having wine with our guests and we're glad that it was an experience that you enjoyed. Thanks for celebrating your anniversary... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six girlfriends stayed overnight and had the whole place to ourselves - perfect! Robert and Douglas were super flexible the timing of check-in, wine/snacks on the porch and breakfast. The house was beautiful and comfortable! Breakfast was amazing! We will be back. THANK YOU!

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

Hello Trish! Thanks so much for the review and for coming with all of your girlfriends! It was a pleasure meeting you all and it's great to hear that you enjoyed Aldrich Guest House so much! We are looking forward to your next well-deserved Aqua Mom's Getaway! Robert and Douglas More 

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