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Dixon, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This past weekend my husband and I stayed at the Farmers Guest House for the second time. We chose to stay in the same suite (Charlotte) due to sentimental reasons as we got engaged there during our first stay. This time around there were no exciting surprises. However, we enjoyed our stay just as much as the first time. Since...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

A spur of the moment night away for my husband and I in Galena and we decided to try a Bed and Breakfast something we have always wanted to do. We selected the Farmers Guest House and what a great decision that was. As soon as we walked in I knew we had picked the right place, the Inn was...

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Geneseo, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent night at the Farmers Guest House. The owners were very kind and worked to make our stay perfection. We were free to use the common room and the bottomless cookie jar was an extra treat. The breakfast was completely homemade and amazing. We would definitely return.

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Thank Shawn M
Peotone, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my wife and I's first time staying at a bed & breakfast as well as visiting galena. And everything from the room to the food and the hospitality was absolutely perfect! We can't wait to come back!

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Thank jroballa21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented the detached cottage which is behind the main guest house. It was exactly what we hoped for - private, clean, modern with all the amenities of the main house. Susan and Don are exactly the kind of B&B hosts I like - available if you need them but not intrusive if you don't. Breakfast was beyond amazing with...

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Thank queenmoler
Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were lucky enough to stay at this location during Valentine's Day. We rented the cottage, which is separate from the main building, and a very secluded two-story home. Everything was wonderful, and a ton of amenities -- we were very comfortable. We also had a family of deer outside of our door, every day. We actually...

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Thank Matthew H
Kirksville, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Bed and Breakfast in the very historic town of Galena, Illinois. It made me feel like I was stepping back in time to the 1850s (but with a modern bathroom, heating, etc.) The decor is country cheery and homey. My room was beautiful. It is within easy walking distance of the main attractions of Galena (the main...

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Thank chipper882
Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and I were looking for a quiet, relaxing and romantic place to stay for a few days, and did we ever find the right place! Susan and Don are the perfect hosts, always friendly, very helpful, welcoming and always want to make your stay even better. The home like atmosphere is so relaxing and comfortable. While were there...

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and so glad that you were able to relax during your stay here. Many happy returns! Susan & Don

East Moline, Illinois
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful relaxing 3 days at the Farmers Guest House! Susan and Don were gracious hosts! The place is walking distance to the quaint shops of historic downtown Galena. The food was spectacular and we will definitely be returning !

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed our proximity to Main Street. We love the short walk from our downtown location too! Many happy returns! Susan & Don

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Don and Susan were wonderful hosts. They accommodated our late arrival from Chicago, made us feel at home with delicious breakfasts, friendly wine hour, and were genuinely excited when we shared they we had gotten engaged on Saturday night. We couldn't have found a more perfect place to spend our weekend (and to create a great memory). The cottage was...

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and, once again, CONGRATULATIONS! We have never had a "no" at Farmers Guest House when someone has popped the question and Galena, with its romantic downtown, was such a perfect location for your special moment. Many happy returns! Susan & Don

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selected as one of the TOP TEN B&Bs in the U.S. of 2015 Farmers Guest House has been serving guest for 149 years. Located downtown, one block from historic Main Street, and including many amenities such as daily WineTime, award winning breakfast, ice, hot & cold beverage service, cookies, free wifi, DVD library, in-room full bath, flat screen TV, thermostat to control heat and central air, luxurious towels, sheets and bath amenities, concierge service, off-street parking and all the comforts of home,your exceptional experience begins at Farmers Guest House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farmers Guest House

Address: 334 Spring St, Galena, IL 61036-2128
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $237 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Farmers Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Farmers` Guest House Hotel Galena
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Charlotte Suite is on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles malpat16, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All of the ones I saw looked terrific.”
  • Living room
 of 5 bubbles chipper882, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Julia room is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles kristencA7958AF, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A room to the back of the property will be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jaredr602, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had the Charlotte suite which looked to me to be one of their best rooms. Every room was nice though. Including the standard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 789AlanD, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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