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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I just got married and we wanted to take a short "mini-moon" trip up to Galena. We had never been there before nor had we ever stayed at a B&B. A friend familiar with Galena recommended Farmers Guest House. We rented the private cottage in the back of the main house. The cottage is very clean, cozy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great place to stay. Don and Susan made us fell right at home. My sister and wife took Susan's cooking class or I mean "Breakfast Diva", They want to come back just to take the cooking class and the great breakfasts we had. This is a must stay if you are in Galena.

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife chose the Farmer's Guest House for an anniversary getaway. Booking via the internet was easy. About a week prior to our arrival we received a reminder email with some helpful hints, especially about the restaurants that they recommend and those that require reservations. Susan and Don greeted us upon our arrival and Don showed us to our room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Susanne, Don and George were amazing!!! This B&B was beautifully kept, like home (but better). They have the best atmosphere to get to know people, the town and still have your privacy. Breakfast Diva was the best.... we will definitely be back and recommending to everyone!!!!! Thank you for such a wonderful stay ♡ Crystal & Don B.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stay at the Farmers Guest House is exactly what the bed-and-breakfast experience should be. Susan was so welcoming and helpful that you immediately felt like you were family (except you didn’t have to do the dishes!). The guest house is in easy walking distance of downtown Galena, so we almost never moved our car out of the large parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an awesome time at the guesthouse! The amenities, the food, the decor...spot on!! Susan is one of those go-the-extra-mile hostesses who does everything in her power to make your stay memorable. We will be back. 😊

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Bunker Hill, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bed and breakfast was everything you could ask for. The food was outstanding. Susan and Don were attentive to everyone's needs. The rooms were very cozy and comfortable. The location is close to shopping and the attractions.

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed a relaxing stay. Susan & Don More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous Labor Day Weekend at the Farmer's Guest House!! Ten of us were in Galena to celebrate Mom's special day and we all stayed at this wonderful B & B! Susan and Don went above and beyond to help us pamper the birthday girl! Wine time was an unexpected bonus, breakfast was absolutely delicious, the restaurants they... More 

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This birthday party is among our favorites, mostly because your Mom is so delightful; thank you for sharing your special event with us. We can't wait to see you again! Susan & Don More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother recently turned 90 and we chose to celebrate the occasion over the Labor Day weekend at the Farmers Guest House. And were we ever glad we did. There were ten of us staying in five different rooms all of which were comfortable and pleasing to the eye. Susan and Don made arrangements for two different dinners at two... More 

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for trusting us with your family's 90th birthday party! Our convenient location to downtown is a real plus - there is so much to see and do within just a few blocks of the inn. Our historic 149 year old hotel still has the historic charm of the past yet with all the modern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the luxury of staying with Susan and Don for 4 nights! Everything about the bed and breakfast surpassed our expectations. Clean rooms, friendly staff, great food, and a wonderful wine time. I would not hesitate to stay with them again. Thank you for a wonderful weekend we look forward to staying with you in the future! Best wishes,... More 

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was just wonderful visiting with you and don't forget to send us pictures of the new one!! We hope to see you in the spring when you can get away! Susan & Don More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selected as one of the TOP TEN B&Bs in the U.S. of 2015 Farmers Guest House has been serving guest for 149 years. Located downtown, one block from historic Main Street, and including many amenities such as daily WineTime, award winning breakfast, ice, hot & cold beverage service, cookies, free wifi, DVD library, in-room full bath, flat screen TV, thermostat to control heat and central air, luxurious towels, sheets and bath amenities, concierge service, off-street parking and all the comforts of home,your exceptional experience begins at Farmers Guest House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farmers Guest House

Address: 334 Spring St, Galena, IL 61036-2128
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $182 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Farmers Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Farmers` Guest House Hotel Galena
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