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Allen's Log Cabin Guest House

11661 West Chetlain Lane, Galena, IL 61036
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Allen's Log Cabin Guest House
Ranked #26 of 35 Galena B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mansfield
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We loved how quiet it was! The Coach House was rustic and modern in all the right proportions. A little worried on arrival that a busy road and local football game would carry into the space but all was quiet in the night. Pet-friendly was a big concern, too, and it is always a relief to find a place with... More

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tammara38, Manager at Allen's Log Cabin Guest House, responded to this review

The cost of gas and electricity actually drives our prices. I hope to one day install wind turbines and solar panels and eliminate those costs altogether.....that will be first on my list after the upgrades we are making this year. I need some repairs done on the cabins first and some paint on the main buildings. I've started the painting,... More

Montgomery, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My boyfriend, daughter and I spent the weekend in the Coach House along with our small, anxiety ridden pup. It was perfect for what we were looking for. Quiet, cute, and cozy. The coach house was very clean, no bugs, spider webs...nothing! We loved our stay, it was super close to downtown and a Walmart was right down the street.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Our cabin was the upper level of the original home's coach house. the owner was a General and kept the carriage in the lower level and his driver lived in the "cabin". as mentioned in the other reviews, the small "apartment" has floors that are original and the decorations like wall papers, paint, towels etc are all appropriate for the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stayed in the Parker Cabin for two nights in Aug 2013. We really enjoyed our stay. I have stayed in a lot of cabins in the last two years from Mich to Tenn. This is one of the nicest. You have to understand, these are Rustic Cabins. These are not brand new cabin replicas. These are the real deal... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

My wife and I loved the cabin, which has been around since the early 1800s and had a truly rustic feel. A foremost priority for us was finding a pet-friendly place where we could bring our dog. The $25 pet fee was reasonable. We loved the word burning fireplace, and the jacuzzi was a nice touch too. Beds were adequately... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here last week for 1 night before spending the rest of the weekend on Main street with friends for the Luminaria festival (which was unfortunately cancelled due to rain). It was so wonderful!!! We stayed in the Rawlin's cabin. Everything was perfect. Very quaint, private, and cozy. We felt like we were "roughing it" but... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

My husband and I stayed there on 2008. We stayed in the Grant Cabin. We LOVED the idea of a log cabin and the rustic-ness of it being on a farm. We would wake up in the morning to the sounds of cows mooing in the pastures right outside our window. It had tranquil and absolutely serene views of the... More

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Tammara K, Owner at Allen's Log Cabin Guest House, responded to this review

I see you stayed in 2008. I am the owner's daughter, Tammy and I have been here since August of 2011. We have terminated the previous managers and I am now the sole manager and housekeeper (with some help from my son). I have made some major improvements and I do all the housekeeping myself. You can see from recent... More

Spring Valley, Illinois, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This was our 1st visit & def not our last! The cabins looked a little rough on the outside but keep in mind they are over 100 years old. The inside SUPRISED as they were very well kept & clean with the modern amenities we are accustomed to. Tammy was great to work with from the reservations to the checking... More

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Evansville, Indiana, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I had the pleasure of finding what must be a closely kept secret by those who know. this is not a commercially manufactured setting, but a true nostalgic feel of the past, with the modern amenities we have grown accustom to. it was true hospitality with honest concern for the quality of my stay. tammy had a real knowledge of... More

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

Let me preface by saying my husband and I consider ourselves adventurous travelers and we find the greatest pleasure in staying in off-the-beaten-path places and make an effort to seek them out. We have stayed in tents in Africa, 14th century cottages in France, 12th century medeival towers in Italy and many, many cool cabins, cottages and B&B's across the... More

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Tammara K, Owner at Allen's Log Cabin Guest House, responded to this review

I remember your stay.....your husband said there were no complaints when he checked out. If you would have mentioned you were not pleased I would have done whatever I could to make your stay more pleasurable. Give me a call and we can work out something for your next stay. Many upgrades have been made since you were here. Your... More

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Additional Information about Allen's Log Cabin Guest House

Address: 11661 West Chetlain Lane, Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Allen`s Log Cabin Guest House Hotel Galena

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled a mere 2 miles from Main St. are five rustic, original 1800s log cabins updated with luxurious amenities such as double whirlpool tubs, woodburning fireplaces and more. Situated on the Galena IL boyhood estate of Civil War General Augustus Chetlain, this quiet, pastoral country setting is the ideal antidote for the stress of city living. ... more   less 
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