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Aldrich Guest House

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Mahomet, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Aldrich House in Galena, IL, in late June. It was a wonderful experience. The food was excellent, every need of the guests was anticipated, and the hosts were very convivial. The decorating was understated, with modern touches mixed with the antiques. Overall it was delightful, and we highly recommend it .

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rick and I enjoyed our two night stay at the historic Aldrich House. Our room, #2 was very quiet, comfy and cozy! The whole house is beautifully decorated, very clean and welcoming. We met interesting, friendly fellow travelers at breakfast each morning. Douglas and Robert are excellent hosts, the food served was delicious and Rick and I are looking forward... More 

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Wauwatosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at the Aldrich Guest House. Robert and Douglas were great hosts, making us feel right at home. The house was beautiful, food excellent, hospitality great and history of the area and house very interesting.

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

Well we loved having you, Ron and Jean! It was great meeting you both and being a part of your time in Galena. Glad to hear that you enjoyed every part of your experience and we look forward to seeing you both again soon! Robert and Douglas More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Innkeepers Robert and Douglas are amazing! First, they have a beautiful inn. They've done an amazing job of maintaining a historic setting while integrating a more open feel and some more modern decor than the usual shabby chic/country style that many B&Bs have. Their screen porch and gardens are the perfect place to relax, and we loved that their spacious... More 

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

Thank you, Jill, for the stunning review! It was an honor to be a part of your anniversary celebration and your well-deserved time away from the kids! We are definitely not the stereotypical bed and breakfast...no doilies, fake flowers, patterened wallpaper, or baby dolls here! We're glad that you enjoyed yourselves as much as you did from the decor to... More 

Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aldrich Guest House was awesome! The decor was perfect, elegant and relaxing. The home was inviting, and very warm. Robert and Douglas were friendly, knowledgeable, and just really cool. The yard was beautiful; peaceful and relaxing. I had the chance to sit out with a book and it was so zen. The downtown area is walking distance, far enough... More 

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

We cannot wait to have you back! It was great meeting you both and being a part of your anniversary celebrations and we're so pleased to see that you enjoyed yourselves so much! By combining an elegant and relaxing decor with great food and a service that is intuitive yet unobtrusive, you understand why Aldrich Guest House is the next... More 

Chicago
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Robert and Douglas made our weekend trip to Galena one of the most enjoyable we have done anywhere. They are so welcoming that you feel like family. The house is beautiful, rooms comfy and breakfasts outstanding. They gave lots of good tips for exploring Galena and excellent evening dining.

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

Thank you for sharing your review with us and everyone else! We're glad that you enjoyed yourselves and that you felt like family! Galena and Jo Daviess County are a great place to explore and there's so much to do both in the summer and winter so we hope to see you again soon to continue your exploring of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at Aldrich. Robert and Douglas were very friendly and helpful in suggesting places to eat and visit, based on what we were interested in. The snack and breakfast were excellent! Ambiance of the house was great. The neighborhood was noisy at times, with car alarms and traffic noise, but of course that wasn't... More 

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

Thanks for the wonderful review and for staying with us during your visit to Galena! We're glad that you enjoyed all of the homemade food and the suggestions that we were able to provide for you. Next time you visit, I would suggest looking at Room 1 or Room 2 as their windows overlook the park owned by the city... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a refreshing bed-and-breakfast! The innkeepers pay attention to every detail. They have done a wonderful job remodeling the house, keeping the historical elements prevalent while keeping it a serene, relaxing environment. The screened-in porch and the parlor are excellent places to relax, chat, or read. The rooms are quaint and furnished with everything you need. The innkeepers made sure... More 

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

Thanks for the excellent review, Gwen! It was a pleasure hosting you, Dustin, and your friends and we're thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves as much as you did! We are very proud of the way we've been able to reference the past without replicating it in the decor that highlights the historic and architectural beauty of the house...and the screened... More 

Indianapolis, IN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Robert & Douglas sure know how to make you feel welcome and comfortable. No pretense here; just good old fashioned mid-west hospitality! No TVs in the rooms which leads to a very relaxed atmosphere. You can actually share quality conversation time with your room mate! Truly appreciated!

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

Always wonderful seeing you both! We love getting the chance to catch up on everything and to share everything that is new at Aldrich. Thanks for sharing your review with us! We're so glad that you continue to enjoy your visits not only with us, but also with the person you're traveling with which is so important in today's non-stop... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to stay at Bed and Breakfasts because they offer a more personal connection - a chance to meet new friends and chat while getting to experience the comforts of home (perks that you usually can't find in a hotel). Perhaps this is why Aldrich Guest House was so lovely. It is my favorite out of several B&B's that... More 

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

Wow! What a flattering and humbling review! Thanks so much for sharing your experience with everyone and for staying with us - it was great meeting you and your sister and being part of your adventure together! Your review summarizes exactly what makes a visit at Aldrich Guest House an experience of what the next generation of bed and breakfasts... 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 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $182 - $237 (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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