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Hellman Guest House

318 Hill Street., Galena, IL 61036
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Hellman Guest House
Ranked #14 of 35 Galena B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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west dundee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at the Hellman House before, and couldn't wait to have time off work and go back. Rita and her daughter Whitney, are great hostesses. Everything was wonderful. Rita made an incredible breakfast. I'm thinking about it now. So good. How great to wake up early to fresh coffee, and smell breakfast cooking. Rita is a great cook.... More

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Kohler, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed in the Master Suite at the Hellman Guest House for two of our three nights in Galena. The house is very well cared for and clean. The view is amazing! Our room / bathroom was spacious. Breakfasts were good. Rita's love for the house and knowledge of the history of the area was evident. Overall, it was a... More

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Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I just stayed two nights to celebrate our 1 year anniversary and had a wonderful time. Rita is so gracious and knowledgeable about the city. She had great recommendations for things to do and places to eat. The breakfasts were delicious and I couldn't keep my hand out of the endless cookie jar! We even mentioned to... More

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Waterloo, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

My husband and I staying at the Hellman Guest House this past weekend for a quick overnight getaway; it was our first Bed and Breakfast experience and it left a fantastic first impression. As others have mentioned the house is in a great location high on the hillside overlooking downtown. It is a Victorian home with original hardwood trim and... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Our two night stay at the Hellman Guest House was our first visit to Galena. The house is in a nice location, high on the hillside overlooking the town. We appreciated both the quiet setting and the beautiful home filled with antiques. Rita was a friendly hostess and very knowledgeable about the area. She gave us excellent advice about things... More

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Waterloo, Iowa
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128 reviews 128 reviews
18 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

thank you, Rita, for another wonderful weekend! This is the third or fourth time I've stayed and again enjoyed it immensely. Rita is a great hostess - breakfast was delicious both mornings, and the room was perfect. We stayed in the master suite as it has a roll-away bed (there was three of us). Anything we needed, Rita was happy... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This house is simply lovely and perfect to stay in when visiting Galena. I appreciate that its not on Main street, where everything is loud and busy, it was great coming back to relax, and the views are to die for, overlooking the entire little city. The gardens are beautiful, and the porch is so nice to just sit and... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

Rita was so open and welcoming. It was like we were staying in her own home and she brought out all the best for us. We will stay here if when we come to Galena again.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Hellman Guest House the night after our wedding. It was the perfect place for us to unwind and decompress from all the wedding craziness. Sitting out on the porch over looking Main Street and Grant Park is so serene and relaxing. The house itself is gorgeous, and Rita does an amazing job keeping... More

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Round Lake Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

This was our first stay at Hellman Guest House. We instantly felt at home with the owner, Rita. She made us feel very welcome and appreciated. She helped us find just the right places to visit in the area. The other guests we met were all very interesting and we had some wonderful conversations around the breakfast table. The gourmet... More

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Address: 318 Hill Street., Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
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Ranked #14 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Galena
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