Aldrich Guest House
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Location
4.9
Cleanliness
5.0
Service
5.0
Value
4.9
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With over 50 years of combined experience in the hospitality/service industry between the two of us, we've been able to create a place where you can relax and be yourself without judgement. We break the stereotype when it comes to bed and breakfasts - no crazy wallpaper, baby dolls, or doilies, and definitely no pretension! What you will find is fresh decor that while elegant is still relaxing, award-winning homemade food, and service that is intuitive and personalized yet laid back and unobtrusive. We believe that just because we provide a beautiful place to stay doesn't mean we have to be hoity toity. Aldrich Guest House is also the first and only cannabis friendly bed and breakfast in Illinois! We have built a separate 'tiny house' for guests to consume in while they're here making sure that everyone can enjoy their stay in whatever way they want while still respecting each other. You deserve a break - relax, unwind, and be yourself at Aldrich Guest House! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Boating
Hiking
Taxi service
Full body massage
Adults only
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Skiing
Water sport equipment rentals
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Patio
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Neck massage
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Sofa
Wardrobe / closet
iPod docking station
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English

Location

900 3rd St, Galena, IL 61036-2627
Getting there
Good for walkers
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Aldrich Guest House earns rave reviews for its exceptional breakfasts and delightful cocktail hours, with travelers praising the convenience of its amenities. The service shines with attentive hosts and personalized touches, enhancing the stay. Its prime location offers a peaceful retreat near Main Street's attractions. Guests consistently highlight the immaculate cleanliness of the property, and the value is evident in the beautifully maintained ambiance. The rooms, a fusion of historical charm and modern comforts, receive high marks, while the hotel's atmosphere strikes a perfect balance between contemporary and traditional, ensuring a soothing stay.
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Rooms
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Value
Excellent
Cleanliness
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Service
Attentive
Amenities
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Kathy H wrote a review Dec 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We love Galena, and it did not disappoint. But this is the first time we stayed at Aldrich Guest House. We love historical homes and stay in them every chance we get. But along with the historical aspect, the home tastefully decorated and comfortable. The hosts are impeccably hospitable and our room was quaint, clean and perfect with the crowning touch of a complimentary bottle of wine. Robert and Douglas' many years of experience are evident as they know just what a guest wants to feel comfortable - they are attentive but not hovering. And they know how to cook! The breakfast was divine and our coffee cups were kept full!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Dec 15, 2020
It was great having you for your anniversary celebration! We're glad that you enjoyed all of the touches from the celebratory bottle of wine to the history, decor, homemade food, and most of all our service that is laid back yet intuitive without being obtrusive! All this comes together to make sure you have a relaxing stay with us where you can unwind and enjoy yourself! Thank you for making us part of your celebration and for sharing your great review with everyone! Looking forward to seeing you the next time! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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rvf-def wrote a review Jul 2020
Chicago
5.0 of 5 bubbles
As usual, we had a wonderful 3 night stay at Aldrich Guest House. The hosts, Robert and Douglas, are terrific. They pay attention to every detail to make guests feel completely welcome and comfortable and their breakfasts are out of this world delicious. They also make notes of dietary restrictions or dislikes and always refer to them for repeat guest visits. They are very willing to make restaurant recommendations and/or reservations and they have never steered us wrong. They also offer a wide selection of pamphlets and information about everything that is available in and around the Galena area. And I must mention the absolutely sinful cookies that are fresh baked and on a platter by the coffee and tea supplies.

The guest house itself, built pre Civil War, is beautifully restored and furnished appropriately for the period. All 5 bedrooms are different and unique. Our favorite room downstairs is the front parlor which has a comfy feel and a cozy fire lit in the cold weather. There is also a small, cozy library, a large screened in side porch and beautiful gardens.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Jul 18, 2020
It is always so great having the two of you visit with us and getting to chat with you both! We're proud, grateful, and humble to always be part of your visits to Galena and to be your home away from home! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review - we're glad to see that we are keeping the bar set high. We look forward to seeing you both again on your next visit and to continue being your place to rest, relax, and get away from it all! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Jane wrote a review Jul 2021
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I was referred to the Aldrich by a trusted co-worker and was not disappointed. Douglas and Robert were so warm and inviting when I walked in and made me feel comfortable right away. My first impression of their home was that it’s historically charming and charismatic. The room was not only very clean but I also appreciated the high quality products placed in the bathroom suitable for sensitive skin since I’m prone to allergies. Breakfast was stellar. I could tell they really put thought into the menu and presentation. I will be putting my experience at the Aldrich as a standard moving forward. I’m already looking at dates to book my next trip.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Jul 4, 2021
It was so great meeting you and having you with us during your visit to Galena! Thank you for letting us be your first B&B and for sharing your review with everyone! We're glad to see that you enjoyed every part of your time with us from the warm welcome to the updated decor to the attention to details in cleanliness and amenities to the homemade food and most of all our unique style of hospitality that is laid back and unpretentious yet intuitive and unobtrusive. All this comes together to help you relax, unwind, and be yourself! Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Brenda H wrote a review Feb 2021
Madison, Wisconsin
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was our second stay at the Aldrich Guest House and already booked another long weekend there. We have stayed at bed & breakfasts all over the world and this is one of our favorites. The minute you walk into the house, an incredible sense of tranquility surrounds you. Douglas and Robert are charismatic, hospitable, professional, and thoughtful. We truly enjoyed talking with them and learning about the historical past of the Aldrich House, as well as many other architectural gems throughout Galena. Robert and Douglas are passionate about preserving the history of the Aldrich house, while elevating the bed & breakfast experience, and that enthusiasm and commitment is shown in their attentiveness to every small detail throughout the home. The house is immaculately clean and they have done an outstanding job in response to the COVID pandemic, including triple sheeting the beds and having HVAC units in every room. Every night we looked forward to the Happy Hour with their seasonal handcrafted cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. It would be remiss to not mention the delicious breakfasts as well. One morning we were treated to their baked cranberry cream cheese French toast (incredible!), and the other morning their award-winning potato waffles (exceptional!). Their homemade cookies are scrumptious as well!

Many of the bed and breakfasts we have stayed at have provided information about things to do in the area, restaurants, etc., but Robert and Douglas take this to a whole new level by collaborating with businesses in Galena to ensure their guests have an unforgettable getaway experience. After watching videos they posted to social media, we signed up for a few workshops offered by local businesses. We were running late for one of the workshops and when we arrived and apologized for being a few minutes late, the shop owner was incredibly gracious and said, “No worries, Robert called us to let us know you would be here shortly.” Robert’s thoughtfulness in making that 1 minute call was very meaningful to us because it immediately took away the stress we were feeling from running late and allowed us to relax and have an amazing time. (As a side note, we highly recommend the Scent Workshop and Coffee Cupping experiences!)

With their combined 45+ years of experience in the industry, Robert and Douglas have truly have mastered the art of what every bed & breakfast experience should be. I would imagine most people plan a trip to Galena and then research accommodations in the area. For this getaway, we did the opposite -- we made sure the Aldrich House was available and booked our room, and then planned the rest of our Galena trip. I truly believe it speaks volumes when our destination was the Aldrich House and everything else Galena has to offer was a bonus. We are already looking forward to our return trip in a few months!
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Feb 10, 2021
Holy moly, what a stunning review! Seeing how much you enjoy your time with us really makes us feel humble as well as extremely special! When you travel, not only are there thousands of destinations to choose from throughout the world, but once you choose Galena, there are over 30 bed and breakfasts plus dozens of hotels and hundreds of short-term vacation rentals that you could stay at. We are grateful that you have made us your Galena Home and that you have chosen to make us part of your story and allow yourselves to become part of ours. Everything you mention from the homemade food, handcrafted cocktails, the renovated decor, etc. all contribute to a great stay and we're thrilled that you enjoy it - but what we're most proud of and we believe sets us apart is the service, passion, and dedication that we have to taking care of our guests. Our aim is to show our gratitude through our service and we look forward to continuing to be part of your visits to Galena. Thank you for being part of our story and for such a heartwarming review! See you soon! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Jared V wrote a review Jun 2021
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Robert and Doug are phenomenal hosts who have put thought into every detail of your stay. The cocktails that were served during the cocktail hour were absolutely fantastic; hint get the Bennet if it's available. It's got gin but even if gin isn't your thing try it, you won't be disappointed. Room were very clean and spacious and well decorated. The lack of doilies, porcelain dolls and other Victorian B&B kitsch was refreshing. However they did an excellent job of melding old with new, and the care and thought they put into their place shows. Check out their book about the transformation they performed on the place, shows just how far they went to make it a top notch stay. There aren't any TVs in the guest rooms and I appreciate that, stops people from being obnoxious with them late at night and helps me unplug from the rest of the world. Breakfast was on point, the parfait was great and the scones fantastic! The potting shed is a fantastic idea and a great touch. You guys really know what you're doing and it shows. Keep up the great work, can't wait to come back!

-Jared
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Jun 8, 2021
Thank you for the awesome review and for celebrating your anniversary with us! It is great seeing how much you enjoyed every part of your visit! From the renovations to the homemade breakfasts and handcrafted cocktails to our laidback style of service that is professional and intuitive without being obtrusive, our goal is for everything to come together to help you unwind, relax, and be yourself and we're glad to know that we hit the mark! We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in need of some well deserved time away in Galena! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Pauline wrote a review Sep 2021
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely stay at Aldrich Guest House. Robert and Douglas are attentive hosts who make an effort to make the details count. The home is impeccably clean and the breakfast was a delicious treat. Afternoon drinks and snacks were an added bonus and a great opportunity to meet other guests. An inviting screened porch with swing and a beautiful yard added to our enjoyment. The home is perfectly situated within walking distance to downtown, parks and walking trails. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Sep 7, 2021
Thank you for sharing your great review with everyone and for making us part of your time in Galena! We're happy to see that you appreciated our attention to detail throughout - from the cleanliness to the homemade food and handcrafted cocktails to the awesome screened in porch and the easy walk to Main Street. Most of all, we're glad to see that you enjoyed our unique style of service that is unpretentious yet intuitive without being obtrusive. We look forward to seeing you the next time you're able to get away! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Kira U wrote a review May 2021
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I could write a novel about this amazing BnB there were so many great things about it, so in an effort to summarize:
Clean and safe, charming intelligent owners, and the best breakfast in town!

You will not find a more tailored experience in Galena. Robert and Douglass are wonderful to talk to and know how to read each and every guest to fit their social comforts and needs. They are extremely knowledgeable about the town and every restaurant and shop in it, as well as surrounding sight seeing. They were so accommodating for my dietary restrictions and offered a great variety for food and drink. For all the dedication and hard work it takes to run a successful BnB, one must love what one does, and it shows with these two. You will not find other “Inn Keepers” that compare, I guarantee it.

I went with my boyfriend for our anniversary and Douglass and Robert surprised us with Mexican chocolate brownies. They offered complementary cocktail hour every day with a great selection that they change seasonally, along with a nice accompaniment of artisan cheeses or popcorn.
Now for the breakfast! We stayed 4 nights and each morning was a different, lovely and delicious breakfast. Usually 2 courses and offered with tea or coffee and orange juice. I’m not exaggerating when I say these were some of the best breakfast dishes I had ever had! Cardamon waffles, egg frittatas, vanilla yogurt parfait etc. (I’d go back just for the food!)

We loved the cozy atmosphere of our room. They provided us with very soft sheets and towels and filtered water for drinking. You could probably drink right out of the tap as they have a water softening system that made showering very pleasant. They also use Beekman Farms products that feel and smell amazing as well! Upon leaving, they treated us with a parting gift of homemade cake batter marshmallows and a very sweet thank you card.

Robert and Douglas, you guys go above and beyond! Thank you again for making our stay with you the best part of our trip! We will definitely be back!
-Kira and Ian
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Jun 2, 2021
Holy moly thank you for such an awesome review!! It was so fun meeting you both and we're honored to have been part of your anniversary celebration! We're glad to see how welcome and comfortable you felt while you were with us as that is our goal for each of our guests. From the food to the decor and super comfortable linens to the recommendations for things to do while you're here, it all comes together with our laid back style of service that's there when you need us but not when you don't so that you can relax, unwind, and be yourself! Thank you for your visit and we certainly are excited to be part of your next trip! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Gwen Z wrote a review Aug 2020
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Aldrich House BnB is a great place to stay in Galena - you will not be disappointed. You won't feel like you're sleeping in your grandmother's bedroom. Their attention to detail & cleanliness is top-notch. The food and drinks are fabulous. It's in a quiet neighborhood but walking distance from Main St. You can have breakfast served in your room and each room has it's own AC so no circulating air through the whole house. It's our third stay here and we have enjoyed it immensely every time.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Aug 14, 2020
Always so much fun having the two of you make us part of your time in Galena! We're happy to hear that you appreciated all of our attention to detail in cleanliness and all of the precautions we've taken to make sure our guests are comfortable and as safe as possible during Covid-19. And on top of that, all the great food, drinks, fresh decor, and intuitive yet unobtrusive service all come together to create a relaxing and laid-back experience and we're glad to see that you are able to enjoy that every time you're here! Thank you for sharing your excellent review with us and we look forward to seeing you both again the next time you're able to take a getaway together! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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C Q wrote a review May 2021
Minneapolis, Minnesota
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A beautiful, conveniently located guest house in Galena, Aldrich House has been lovingly, tastefully and thoughtfully restored by Robert and Douglas who are superb hosts. The yard and garden are also welcoming and well tended. The comfort of the screened in porch is a nice bonus to the comforts and amenities of the house itself. Douglas and Robert prepare delicious homemade, fresh breakfasts that are filling, and beautifully presented but not fussy. Friendly but unobtrusive, Robert & Douglas are knowledgeable about the history of their house and the town, they have great suggestions about restaurants and activities if you want them. Everyone in town seems to know and love them, so that dropping their names makes you feel welcome everywhere. They have done a great job of handling the legalized pot situation by providing an outdoor site and a cute "shed" for those who want to legally follow consumption laws. It is a nice location well separated from the other commonly used areas so other guests are not even aware of others who might use it. They have very thoughtfully created a welcoming environment where you can relax and feel at home. We took advantage of their cozy butler's pantry one night to watch a DVD and I am pretty sure no one else in the full house was even aware of us doing this let alone disturbed by us.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded May 15, 2021
We are happy to see that you had as much fun here with us as we had having you visiting! We're glad to see that our love for what we do has shone through from the unpretentious service that we provide to the relaxing environment both indoors and out (the screened in porch can be impossible to leave sometimes!), to the tasty breakfasts and being the first and only cannabis friendly B&B in Illinois and everything we've done to make sure that both those who do and do not consume are both equally able to enjoy their time with us without one infringing on the other. And the 12-inch thick walls made of brick with plaster and lath make our house pretty soundproof so you never really have to worry about tiptoeing around! Thank you for such an awesome review! It was great meeting you both and we look forward to seeing you the next time! Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Derin B wrote a review Jan 2021
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Robert and Douglas have worked hard to make Aldrich Guest House a boutique hotel in a historic setting. They are warm and cordial hosts. They are passionate about the history of the house and are terrific stewards of the property.

They clearly both have backgrounds in hospitality and nail all the details beautifully. Breakfasts were tasty and nicely presented.

We choose to stay in a B&B setting so we can meet our fellow travelers. Covid makes this a tricky proposition and our hosts have thoughtfully solved the seating challenges by utilizing all the public areas of the house. The house was full Saturday evening and Sunday breakfast was set up in three rooms so we all felt very safe.

The Saturday evening cocktail gathering was a wonderful touch for allowing all guests to gather and meet each other. The large double parlor allowed us to be well spaced out so we all felt very comfortable.

Our room was immaculate (as was the entire property) and the bed very comfortable.

If we find ourselves back in Galena, we’d certainly stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Robert and Douglas Mahan, Owner at Aldrich Guest House
Responded Jan 19, 2021
It was great meeting you both and we're thrilled to see that you enjoyed every aspect of your time with us from the physical property itself to the homemade food and drinks to our Covid-19 precautions and mostly to our unique style of service that is laid back yet professional and intuitive. Our aim is for all of these to come together to help you rest and relax and enjoy yourself and we're glad to know that we hit the mark! Thank you for sharing your time in Galena with us and your review with your fellow travelers! We look forward to seeing you the next time you're in the area so that we can earn that 5th Star! :-D Robert and Douglas, Innkeepers/Owners
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Galena, Illinois14 contributions5 helpful votes
Hello and thanks for your interest in Aldrich Guest House! As Betsy S says, it's a very easy walk to Main Street. It's about 5-7 minutes depending on how quickly you walk - it's a couple blocks through our historic neighborhood to Grant Park, then through the park and across the pedestrian bridge. It'll drop you right by the DeSoto House if you're familiar with Galena. Also, it's well lit so you don't have to worry about walking back at night in the dark! Hope to see you soon!
Galena, Illinois14 contributions5 helpful votes
Hello Cori! We're thrilled that you're considering giving your parents a stay at Aldrich Guest House! Unfortunately, all of our guest rooms are on the second floor up a single flight of 17 stairs. While we would love to be able to have them with us, if that is prohibitive, you may take a look at Cloran Mansion, Farmer's Guest House, Belle Aire Mansion, or Hawk Valley Retreat as they all either have first floor rooms or cottages that would only have a step or two. We hope that your parents enjoy their visit to Galena regardless of where they stay and that we get to see you at some point in the future as well! Robert and Douglas - Innkeepers
Galena, Illinois14 contributions5 helpful votes
Hello! We had a great time with you both and we're thrilled that you're coming back for the fall colors! Of course, there are many factors that go into the show that Mother Nature puts on for us every year in Galena from what the Summer is like, to when the first frost is, to how much rain there is in the fall. With all that being said, I think that, if past performance is an indicator, you'll be well rewarded with a visit in mid-October!
Galena, Illinois14 contributions5 helpful votes
Good morning! We are pleased to see that you are considering us for a trip to Galena with your daughter! One of our rooms (Room #2) has a queen size bed and a twin size pull out sofa sleeper. Don't worry, there's no bars as it literally folds out so no worries about flimsy mattresses or bars in your back! Also, all of our rooms have private bathrooms, some with modern tub/shower combos, others with cast iron clawfoot tubs with brass showers, and some with stand up showers only. All of our rooms can be seen by clicking 'Guest Rooms' on the website (due to posting guidelines, I cannot put the actual address in this reply). Please feel free to contact us should you have any additional questions or if we can help you make a reservation! Robert and Douglas
Ginger F asked a question Jun 2015
Bettendorf, Iowa, United States4 contributions
Are there TV's in the rooms? Thanks. :)
Galena, Illinois14 contributions5 helpful votes
Good morning! There is a television in the library, however the rooms do not have TVs in them. Feel free to let us know if we can help you with anything else! Hope to see you soon! Robert-----
Mary A wrote a tip Jul 1
Champaign, Illinois1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The inn is for sale as Robert and Douglas will be off for a new adventure, so it is wise to pay attention to what new owners may be doing."
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DrWho270270 wrote a tip Jun 2024
16 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"We stayed Thursday and Friday-helped to avoid traffic."
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Nancy M wrote a tip May 2024
Milwaukee76 contributions35 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"They serve a five o’clock cocktail with a small nibble to go with, not to be missed. "
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Heather L wrote a tip May 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Ask the innkeepers for any suggestions or questions. They know their stuff and are delightful!"
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SHARI T wrote a tip May 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Safe! Easy walk to main street. "
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Top room amenities include air conditioning, a sofa, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Aldrich Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an outdoor dining area, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Aldrich Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aldrich Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Fritz and Frites.
Is Aldrich Guest House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Galena.
Are there any historical sites close to Aldrich Guest House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Ulysses S. Grant Home (0.1 miles), Root Beer Revelry (0.3 miles), and The Old Blacksmith Shop (0.4 miles).
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