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Victorian Mansion

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a wonderful stay at this beautiful bed and breakfast! The staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome! The accommodations were lovely, and the room was full of historic touches. LOVED staying in the Esteys room. Can't wait to come back and visit again!

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderful place,can't wait to go back!! Our room was lovely, breakfast was great, Betty and Aunt Sally couldn't of been nicer or more accommodating, but we really enjoyed the 2nd floor porch..spent a lot of time there having drinks and relaxing !!! It was a very enjoyable weekend!!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Grace Suite for a long weekend. Our only disappointment was that the fireplace was decoration only, even after we had specifically asked prior to booking regarding the fireplace. Felt the owners could have been more upfront and if they had, we would not have booked the suite. Other than that, the home was lovely.

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Illinois
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I was here a few years ago, and upon this return, was happy to see some updating and freshening up to this historic property. Being a history buff, I love the fact that Grant gave his farewell address from the balcony of this house. The rooms are all ensuite, and comfortable. It should be noted that they do not accept...

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Illinois
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a comfortable clean suite in this historic home . We relaxed were treated very well. The breakfast was lovely. We especially appreciated the fact that they don't book families with children. We were looking for an adult getaway and we found it at the Victorian Mansion. Sally greeted us and was sweet and very helpful....

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Germantown, Illinois
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with our stay. This is our second visit to this Inn. Needless to say the first experience was outstanding. The difference is that they lost their Inn keepers Charlie and Rita. They now have the owners aunt, Sally managing the place, bless her heart she is so sweet, kind and wants to be helpful,unfortunately she does not have...

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VictorianMansion, Owner at Victorian Mansion, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear of your disappointment, return customers are extremely important to us. With the hiring of our new staff we expect to eliminate any of the issues you experienced. Thank you for your honest input. As owners, it is critical for us to hear from our guests. We hope you will consider staying with us again.

Reviewed January 3, 2017

We had a large group of friends gathering in Galena for a New Years eve celebration, we thought this would be the perfect place, as most of us would prefer separate rooms and bathrooms. We arrived to hear that no children were allowed, per in the inn keeper. The owner hadn't communicated with her that they had arranged for something...

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VictorianMansion, Guest Relations Manager at Victorian Mansion, responded to this review

Hi Kayla, We are extremely sorry that your stay was not satisfactory. Your group was a unique situation for us. Because most of the communication was between one member of your group and our owner, there may have been some miscommunication with a group that size. Had we known there were going to be toddlers and not 2 infants we...

Greenville, Michigan
Reviewed September 14, 2016

A Wonderful Bed and Breakfast!! The breakfasts are delicious. Charlie is a Great Host! My husband and I were in Galena for a Family Wedding and The Victorian Mansion was the Perfect Place to stay!! A Beautiful Mansion full of history. Galena's Main Street is a short walk from the Bed and Breakfast. Downtown Galena is filled with a variety...

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Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit to the Victorian Mansion and I promise, it will not be our last! The house is magnificent, and how could it not be with such amazing innkeepers as Rita and Charlie! Beautiful rooms, quiet and tranquil! The breakfasts are spectacular, all freshly made and served with a smile and a wealth of knowledge about the...

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Brookfield, Illinois
Reviewed January 28, 2016

We enjoyed our one-night stay at Victorian Mansion. The home is well-kept, and Charlie and Rita were good hosts. We stayed in the Lincoln Room, which while furnished somewhat differently than in the website photo, was comfortable, spacious, quiet and elegant. The bath in this room has a shower, so those wanting a tub bath might ask about their other...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the grandeur of a bygone era in a mansion set high on a hill in Galena, Illinois. The Victorian Mansion has over 1-½ acres of lawn and gardens, centurion trees and three porches. This Italianate Mansion has 8 guestrooms and 8 baths, 4 large parlors and a grand open foyer with a 3-story winding staircase. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victorian Mansion

Address: 301 S High St, Galena, IL 61036-2115
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $135 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Victorian Mansion Hotel Galena
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“Check website for photos and details - rooms are each very unique.”
149annettef, Jan 28, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the third floor and there is no elevator.”
jerryk843, Oct 8, 2015 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms”
cheril551, May 14, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Jackson room, no complaints”
TLC62379, Oct 28, 2014 | Read review
“Most rooms are "period" rooms. Grace Room on 3rd floor is more contemporary.”
hollys694, Aug 7, 2014 | Read review
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