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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very old and beautiful house with antiques everywhere! We loved sitting on the beautiful front porch with a glass of wine/ cheese and crackers! All the guest rooms are on the second level with a long staircase. The room we stayed in was comfortable with a beautiful fireplace, the bathroom was on the small side with a... More 

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Sartell, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Steamboat House. Our hostess was welcoming and the b&b was lovely. It is a very short walk to downtown Galena. We enjoyed the wine and cheese at 5:00. The breakfast was very good. We would stay there again.

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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This beautiful home was a step back in time with plenty of today's conveniences. Antiques are everywhere, with plenty of available space in the library or billiards room. The delicious breakfast gave us a great start.

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Stayed 2 nights. Gracious furnishings, extra touches like wine and cheese in the afternoon and bedtime cookies and hot drinks. Off-street free parking was a real plus. Breakfast were served in authentic Victorian dining room with all the settings. First choice on our next trip to Galena

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I truly enjoyed our long weekend. Carol provided outstanding breakfasts and was willing to share her recipes. The service was thoughtful without being fussy. The B&B is within walking distance of downtown. It is a beautiful home with lovely furnishings.

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Cross Plains, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My wife and I just returned from a 2 night stay at The Steamboat House and was totally blown away with the antique furnishings throughout the 1958 constructed house. Carol the owner and hostess was amazing. The stay met our every expectation both in the accommodations and food she prepared.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Great place to get away! Beautiful old home with large guest room! Great breakfast and a gracious host!! Carol made us feel welcome and we were treated like royalty!! Hot water for tea and cookies in the evening! Hot coffee in the morning! Both right outside our door!!

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McHenry, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit to this BnB. Rooms are beautiful and comfortable. We feel like we are home. Breakfasts are great. This BnB is designed to meet people either in the sitting area upstairs or in places on the first floor. Fun in the Bullard room also. If it's warm go for the room with the porch balcony! Located... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the steamboat for one night. We had a wonderful experience. The rooms were clean, spacious (ours had a closed in balcony) which was perfect for us! They have a wine and cheese reception and we met another couple that were staying at the B&B. It was a great time by all! I would highly recommend this B&B!... More 

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Denver, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We had a wonderful weekend at The Steamboat House! Our room was perfect and the entire house is so cozy and charming. It's in a great location off of Main St. - great for walking to the shops and restaurants. Carol is very welcoming. The drinks at night and in the morning are a great perk - thanks for a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the romance of historic Galena in the extraordinary mansion built by legendary steamboat captain Daniel Smith Harris in 1855. A walk-to-town location, evening wine and cheese hour, heirloom antique furnishings, and gracious surroundings provide guests with the very finest bed and breakfast experience."Galena's favorite bed & breakfast" is a destination in itself. The Steamboat House showcases architectural excellence with its grand foyer, billiard room, parlors, library and formal dining room, all meticulously restored for guests to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Steamboat House

Address: 605 S Prospect St, Galena, IL 61036-2519
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $105 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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