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Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast

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216 North Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036
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Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #20 of 34 Galena B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Munster, IN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Brierwreath for a mom & daughters weekend and had a fabulous time. Joe met us at the door and gave us a quick tour and escorted us to our room which was spacious, yet comfy and cozy. We realized later that although there are three rooms in the inn, none are adjoining, so there are no common... More

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Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you here. Thank you very much for the very kind words, and outstanding review. I look forward to your return if /when you get back to Galena! Your humble innkeeper, Joe More

Dekalb, illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Innkeepers Lyn and Mike really made us feel at home. Walking distance from downtown shops and restaurants.Good breakfast , super quiet rooms, separate sitting room and separate bathroom too ! Lyn has a great eye for knicknacks and decorating. Cute place!

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We could not have been more pleased with our stay at this B&B. It was one block off of Main St, so a convenient walk to many attractions. They had off street parking, so we could leave our car in the driveway as we walked to all the fine restaurants and shopping in the area and never had to search... More

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Stillman Valley, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This was our first experience staying in a bed and breakfast and we were not disappointed! We loved the location of this house since we were only a downhill walk away from all the shops on Main St. in Galena. The owners, Lyn and Mike were friendly without hovering over us while we stayed in their home. The suite was... More

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White Rock, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We found this B&B randomly, on our recent road trip, by just driving past. It was only one block from the centre of the main street of Galena which was perfect for us. Not usually ones for lace, quilts and soft toys we nevertheless felt instantly comfortable in this house - and Lyn's unobtrusive approach as our host added to... More

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Having stayed with Mike & Lyn at the Brierwreath several times, I can personally attest to their consistently wonderful hospitality. I always come away from their home feeling as if I've just had a cozy visit to Grandma's house. During our stays, we've spent a summer's evening drinking lemonade on their front porch and curled up for a nap in... More

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Kansas City area
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

We stayed at the Brierwreath Manor on a lovely fall weekend. Our bedroom was actually a suite, with a bedroom, full bath, and sitting room. This was large for a B & B bedroom. The bed was very comfortable, the breakfasts each morning were delicious. Lyn, the hostess, chatted with her breadfast guests and created a warm and inviting atmosphere.... More

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Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Brierwreath Manor for our anniversary weekend. The location of this B & B is absolutely perfect! It's only one block away from Galena's wonderful downtown area, but it's quiet and relaxing when you need a break from all the hustle and bustle on Main Street. The hosts, Lyn & Mike were friendly and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

We called the Brierwreath on short notice; Lyn and Mike were able to accommodate us. The B&B is inviting and interestingly decorated. Our room, the Heirloom Suite, was fun – big bedroom and parlor – long meandering bathroom with claw-foot tub and separate shower – a surprising amount of space for a B&B. Lyn and Mike showed great hospitality and... More

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162 reviews 162 reviews
48 hotel reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

led on a girls getaway to Galena and stumbled on this little gem...we stayed in the Heirloom suite which is PERFECT for this type of getaway...it was originally 3 rooms in the house and now is a main room with big antique bed, rockers and small tv in one room...adjoined with a smaller room with a twin bed & dresser... More

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Additional Information about Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast

Address: 216 North Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3

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