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Skokie, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Galena is a favorite destination for me and my husband. While we have stayed at several of the bed and breakfasts in Galena, we will definitely return to Aldrich house. Check-in time is very flexible, you just need to let them know when you are arriving. Douglas and Robert are gracious hosts and make you feel very special and welcome....

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Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

I had stayed at Aldrich Guest House in the past and loved it so much, I invited college friends to stay there for our yearly reunion in late September. Douglas and Robert made our weekend so special with their warm hospitality, attention to detail and, of course, their beautiful inn. From the moment we arrived to the time we left,...

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

Thanks for the wonderful review, Julie, but even more for bringing all of your friends to Aldrich Guest House for your annual reunion! It was truly a pleasure getting to see you again and to meet all of your group. We consider it a privilege to be a part of your time together and are so pleased to see that...

Lakewood, IL
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a weekend away, I would highly recommend the Aldrich Guest House. From the moment you walk into the house, you feel welcomed. You are greeted with a warm welcoming smile, a tour of the beautiful, light and airy house, and help bringing your luggage to your room. There are a total of 5 guest rooms,...

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Berwyn, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This makes our second stay at Aldrich Guest House, and once again, we were impressed. The house is perfectly decorated, but still very comfortable. Hosts Robert & Douglas went out of their way to make our stay (and those of our fellow guests) a pleasant one. Since it was my birthday, they presented me with a special (and MUCH appreciated)...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my first experience for my husband and I at a Bed and Breakfast. We decided to go to Galena for our first wedding anniversary! Douglas and Robert were wonderful hosts and their food..... wow! When we arrived in our room there was a beautiful homemade cake and letter welcoming us. Breakfast was beyond what we expected! We stayed...

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

We were honored to have you celebrating your first anniversary with us and are flattered by your amazing review! We are a great place for first-time bed and breakfast guests as we tend to break a lot of the stereotypes when it comes to BNBs. Being the leader in the next generation of bed and breakfasts, we are very pleased...

Kankakee, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was my first experience at a bed and breakfast and I must say we are already planning our next stay here. Robert and Douglas have set the bar high. Location is perfect close to everything, breakfast was amazing! We were celebrating my birthday and there is no other place I'd rather be. Rooms are charming too. Be sure to...

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

Thanks for making us your first bed and breakfast experience and for celebrating your birthday with us! We're a perfect choice for first-timers as we've done away with all the doilies, crazy wallpaper, lace, babydolls, and overbearing innkeepers! We've been able to replace it with elegant decor that reflects as opposed to replicates the history of the house, we've highlighted...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aldrich House was the perfect getaway for my husband and I for the weekend. Robert and Douglas were so accommodating and friendly; they greeted you at the front door with smiles on their faces. Hot, delicious breakfast was served every morning with a 5 p.m. wine social in the evening, which was a perfect way to start both the...

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

From the sound of it, you were able to experience much of what makes us the definition of the next generation of bed and breakfasts - from the delicious homemade food to the elegant decor to the attention to detail but mostly our personalized and intuitive yet unobtrusive service! Thank you for sharing your review with us and your fellow...

Crystal Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the comforts of a modern home with the charm and history of Galena. Daniel and Robert are incredible innkeepers! The food was amazing and we couldn't have been more pleased with our choice for a getaway losing.

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

Thanks for the wonderful review! When you're away, you deserve to be pampered by professionals in surroundings of classic elegance and with excellent homemade food. We are honored to be your home away from home and we can't wait to see you again! Robert and Douglas

Staunton, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I stayed at the Aldrich House one weekend in Galena. We were there for a bachelorette party, but we were not bunking in with the younger crowd. Robert contacted me ahead of time about any special needs including food allergies. The house was lovely and immaculate, Robert and his partner were very attentive to our needs, the...

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

We were so glad that you were able to be able to enjoy the bachelorette party as well as find some relaxing time here at Aldrich Guest House! Thank you for the great review and for sharing your experiences - we love what we do and we are pleased that you found the house to be so wonderful and that...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rob and Douglas are so friendly! They made sure that we felt at home. The food was delicious, the bed was comfortable, and the hospitality was unbeatable! The Aldrich house is close to the downtown area, just a short walk and you can check out the cute stores!

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

Thank you for making us a part of your honeymoon celebration and for sharing your review with everyone! We certainly love what we do and we're pleased to see that you enjoyed it all from the homemade food to the well-appointed rooms and mostly to the unique intuitive yet unobtrusive service that we provide. We wish you a lifetime of...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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 - $216 (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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“Each room is unique and beautiful”
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“all the rooms are wonderful, which ever you choose you will be pleased.”
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“All the rooms are beautiful and have their own charm.”
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“The room includes: hair dryer, clothes rack with hooks and shelf, dresser drawers, and fresh towels daily. ”
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