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Roscoe, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always been leery about staying at a Bed & Breakfast. They all seemed to show pictures of lace and dolls and reminded me of someone in their 90s. The Hellman House is not only beautiful, but clean and affordable. We stayed in the Master Suite, and it was so worth it. awesome views and comfortable bed. Can't be... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We're in Galena for a long weekend for my son's wedding. We've booked all four rooms for family members and it's just as if we are in our own home. Rita, the owner/proprietor has gone out of her way to make sure we are comfortable and have everything we need. we just arrived today and our extended family has already... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

-poor service - room wasn't ready - no kettle - no soap, shampoo. poor cleaning service, dusty rooms. wardrobes smelly, kept our clothes in suitcases. -smelly room & pillows& blankets. water leaks from underneath the bath tub, poor TV signal, old tv, old furniture. uncomfortable sofa in living room. -we were located away from the pool despite empty rooms closer... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We stayed at Hellman Guest House this past weekend. Rita was a lovely hostess and very welcoming and helpful. She gave us great recommendations for restaurants and tourist things to see and do. Our room was very nice and the bed was very comfortable. The only oddity is that the sink is located in the bedroom next to the bed... More 

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Hillsboro, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

It was our first B & B stay. Made a last minute reservation for the weekend and was so happy Rita had a vacancy. We enjoyed the Eleanor room with the private bath. No street noise at all. A wonderful homemade breakfast was served along with fresh fruit, juice & coffee each morning. Rita's presentation of our breakfast served on... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Rita is a wonderful host. She is extremely knowledgeable about Galena and the surrounding area. Her hospitality is second-to-none. The room is beautiful and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and well-presented in a beautifully decorated dining room. The view of Galena from the porch is commanding and memorable. The location is convenient to Main Street and all its shops and... More 

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Dewitt, Iowa, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great place to stay, very clean and wonderful breakfast. I would go again good location close to shopping and lot of things to do. First time for B&B and Rita made everyone feel welcome as she is a wonderful host.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I have been to Galena a few times, but this is the first time we stayed in a B&B that's on this side of the river (and high up) --- and we had a wonderful stay. Rita is a wonderful host, and our room was so comfortable. It was really nice to be able to take a... More 

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Martinsville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Way above our expectations. Service was wonderful. Food homemade and fantastic. House true to the 1800s--an original example of the times. Modern bathrooms. Cozy. I'd tell anyone to stay there! Rita is well-informed and prepared and on top of everything. We had a great time. Thank you, Rita!

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My gf and I stayed here last December and had a very pleasant stay. We both work in Chicago and weren't able to arrive in Galena until 11. Rita was very accommodating and stayed up to greet us. Breakfast was tasty. Rooms were clean. One of our favorite things was the Skijoring info pamphlet upstairs because, hey, Skijoring. We got... More 

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Additional Information about Hellman Guest House

Address: 318 Hill St, Galena, IL 61036-1836
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
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Price Range: $89 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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