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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first stay at a B&B and it was nothing short of amazing! Robert & Douglas were so welcoming and their extensive knowledge of their homes' history and Galena was fascinating. I really wish we could eat their breakfast every day, it was outstanding. If you want to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay when visiting Galena make... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friend and I stayed at Aldrich House for 2 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The owners are experienced in the hospitality industry and take very good care of their guests. Breakfasts are delicious! We enjoyed starting our evenings relaxing with a glass of wine in the garden. The main street of Galena is an easy walk across the... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your great review with us and for staying with us during your time in Galena! We're glad to see that you enjoyed breakfast as much as you did as well as the wine and hors d'oeuvres every evening at five - with a combined 40+ years in the industry, we continued to be thrilled to be a... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time our hosts, Douglas & Robert opened the door to greet us to the time we said goodbye, my husband and I couldnt have been more impressed. It truly felt like a home away from home. Great recommendations for things to see and restaurants to dine at.

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your fantastic review! We are very proud of our unique version of service that is professional and intuitive yet unobtrusive and we believe that this is one of the aspects that make Aldrich Guest House the epitome of the next generation of bed and breakfasts. Looking forward to seeing you... More 

Manhattan, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent time, although too short, staying at the Aldrich Guest home. Robert and Daniel were everything a guest could ask for and more! They made us feel welcome from the time we made our reservations until the moment we drove away on our way home. They were willing to accommodate all of our wants and needs. They... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

We're glad to see that you had such an excellent time celebrating your birthday with us - it was great meeting you both! That unique sense of welcoming, intuitive, yet unobtrusive service is exactly what we aim to provide and we're proud that you were able to experience it firsthand. Thanks for sharing your great review, we look forward to... More 

Niles, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the Aldrich Guest House and was truly pleased with the whole experience. We liked the "airiness" of the rooms since all the other places in Galena seemed so "frilly" and "stuffy". When we arrived we were greeted and given a historical tour of the house. The breakfasts were creative and very tasty. As... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

It was so great meeting you both and being part of your time together in Galena! Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful review with us and your fellow travelers! We have certainly done away with all of the frills, doillies, and fake flowers and we're glad that you enjoyed your taste of what we provide at... More 

Wheeling, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Douglas and Robert are excellent hosts, and fun, lovely people. They have updated the things that need to be clean and stylish, and kept all of the warm traditions and appointments of this 150+ year old house. In the historic district, the home is steeped in history, which they will happily tell you about as well as Nancy, the superlative... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for such a flattering review! We are glad to have been a part of your trip to Galena and we're humbled that you enjoyed your time with us so much - and to be one of your top 3...hooray! By combining a fresh decor that references as opposed to replicates the past, a fantastic location, great food, and... More 

Lake Mills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time staying at the Aldrich House Bed and Breakfast. It is newly decorated and the food was mostly organic and tasted delicious. There was an evening wine and appetizer get together and coupons for Galena which were new this time around. I especially enjoyed being able to stay in the same room with my two other... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Noelle and thanks for sharing your wonderful review! We had a great time having you and being able to show off the 'new' Aldrich Guest House to you and we're glad that you enjoyed your time with your friends so much. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Galena! Robert and Douglas More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are extremelyhappy that we decided to make a road trip to Galena and that we found this fantastic B&B. The welcome we got from Robert & Douglas is amazing! The house has an interesting histsory and it is beautifully restored. The room was beautiful and had an extra luxury feeling with nice towels and the little extra to give... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Well we are also very happy that you decided to come and visit us as it was wonderful meeting you both and being part of your special time in Galena! It's good to see that you were able to appreciate all of the little details of the room and the house and that you enjoyed breakfast so much! All of... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aldrich Guest House was our first stop on our vacation. It was recommended by a friend and we wanted to explore Galena, which is a lovely, unique town with nice restaurants and shops. Our hosts, Douglas and Robert, greeted us upon arrival and shared the history of the guest house. It is beautifully decorated. The guest rooms are lovely,... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

It was great being a part of your road trip and we're thrilled that your vacation was set off on such a great start! Thank you for all of the compliments from the decor to the wine and hors d'oeuvres, and to the breakfasts - this is what the next generation of bed and breakfasts is like and we can't... More 

Forrest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the Aldrich Guest House for our anniversary. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and very quiet. It was especially nice to have homemade cookies and an assortment of beverages readily available -- you don't get that everywhere. With a short walk into town, the location is ideal. If you add on champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries... More 

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Aldrich_Guest_House, Owner at Aldrich Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for the great review! While it may be true that we are the best B&B in Galena, we believe that we have the best guests as well! Thanks for celebrating your anniversary with us and allowing us to be a part of your story. We are glad that you enjoyed the coffee, soda, tea, water, and homemade cookies... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We invite you to experience the next generation of bed and breakfasts at Aldrich Guest House, Galena's premier boutique bed and breakfast. You will find the elegance and luxury of the mansion that the house was built for in 1845 perfectly blended with modern sophistication and unsurpassed professional, intuitive, yet unobtrusive service. Located just a 5 minute walk to Main Street, whether you're coming to enjoy the Galena Triathlon of "Eating, Shopping, and Drinking", to explore the stunning surrounding hills by hiking, biking, or skiing, or to simply enjoy time together with that special someone or even to have a friends or family getaway, Aldrich Guest House is the perfect home base. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aldrich Guest House

Address: 900 3rd St, Galena, IL 61036-2627
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $182 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aldrich Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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