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318 Hill Street., Galena, IL 61036
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Hellman Guest House
Ranked #13 of 34 Galena B&B and Inns
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  • 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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Dewitt, Iowa, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay, very clean and wonderful breakfast. I would go again good location close to shopping and lot of things to do. First time for B&B and Rita made everyone feel welcome as she is a wonderful host.

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been to Galena a few times, but this is the first time we stayed in a B&B that's on this side of the river (and high up) --- and we had a wonderful stay. Rita is a wonderful host, and our room was so comfortable. It was really nice to be able to take a... More

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Martinsville, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Way above our expectations. Service was wonderful. Food homemade and fantastic. House true to the 1800s--an original example of the times. Modern bathrooms. Cozy. I'd tell anyone to stay there! Rita is well-informed and prepared and on top of everything. We had a great time. Thank you, Rita!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My gf and I stayed here last December and had a very pleasant stay. We both work in Chicago and weren't able to arrive in Galena until 11. Rita was very accommodating and stayed up to greet us. Breakfast was tasty. Rooms were clean. One of our favorite things was the Skijoring info pamphlet upstairs because, hey, Skijoring. We got... More

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Yorkville, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife & I never stayed at a B&B before, Rita our host was absolutely amazing she catered to us well beyond what we thought she should she made our trip awesome. The rooms perfect always clean & decorated very well to match the setting. We loved it so much we had her reserve it for next year.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was our second time here at the Hellman Guest House. Rita is very accommodating and went out of her way to make sure our time here was relaxing. A tasty breakfast every day and there's always cookies in the cookie jar and bottled water in the fridge.

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Stillwater, MN
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24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My wife and I just spend a great weekend in Galena at the Hellman Guest House. Rita was her usual nice and accommodating self assuring a pleasant visit to this very historic house. It is just the type of Victorian house that I feel if perfect for a B and B. She knows all of the rich history of the... More

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west dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 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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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Additional Information about Hellman Guest House

Address: 318 Hill Street., Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3

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