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Farmers Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 February 2014

4.75 rounded up to 5 My lovely Valentine and I stayed a FGH during a cold and snowy Valentine's Day weekend. We were Galena virgins so we didn't know what to expect from the town and surrounding area. As the other reviews pointed out, the FGH and our hosts, Susan and Don (and Charlie!) were great. Susan is a hoot,...

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

Thank you for the thorough review! We appreciate the time it took you to write such a comprehensive account of your visit almost as much as we appreciate your sense of humor. We look forward to your next visit and will have to get you cupcakes again to replace those you left in the fridge. They didn't go to waste,...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2014

I'm not normally a B&B person because they are usually outdated, have awkward group events and smell like moth balls and grandmas room. Farmers Guest house was the exception. Clean and more modern furnishings while maintaining its historical vibe, great breakfast, cookies around the clock, and wine time which was a great feature.

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

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your acknowledgement that we are the exception to the stereotype - this is exactly what we are striving for and achieving with each guest. We look forward to seeing you again. Many happy returns, Susan & Don

Belvidere, Illinois
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Thank you Don and Susan for helping us celebrate our Anniversary and such a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner. My husband and I were looking to do something different for Thanksgiving 2013 and when I searched Bed and Breakfast options The Farmers Guest House was The only Bed and Breakfast that offered a Thanksgiving package that included two nights stay and Thanksgiving...

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

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure spending the holiday with you both. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time to say "thank you" to all our guests and we appreciate you and your visits here. Many happy returns, Susan & Don

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 January 2014

My husband and I usually stay at the Farmer's Guesthouse in the fall, but decided to spend a couple of nights in mid-January to break up the long winter. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable time. We stayed in Annie's cottage in the back of the B&B, borrowed some movies from their DVD collection and curled up in front...

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

Thank you for your review. Galena does have so many fun things to do during the winter months and we are glad you had an opportunity to both enjoy the activities and just relax and refresh during your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Many happy returns, Susan & Don

Minnesota
Reviewed 20 January 2014

The owners and staff at Farmers' Guest House take a wonderful inn and make it even more special and amazing! Don and Susan are truly blessed with the gift of hospitality - from their warm welcome to a handshake or hug good-bye, you feel their warmth, generosity, and love of what they do in every aspect of Farmers' Guest House....

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

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to meeting your friends. Be sure to check for the specials that we offer return guests and we will see you in the Spring. Many happy returns, Susan & Don

Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We love the Galena countryside, shops, and hiking opportunities. We also wanted to return so we could stay again at the Farmer' Guest House near downtown Galena. Don and Susan are the perfect inn keepers because of their servant attitude and attention to every detail. It's obvious they know what they're doing. Every guest room is beautiful, (Susan gave us...

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

Thank you for your review. WineTime is also one of our favorite times of the day, where we get to know our guests and help them choose the dining and attraction options that best suit their needs. WineTime isn't required but it sure is fun! We look forward to your return visit. Many happy returns, Susan & Don

Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2014

I had booked the cottage for the weekend..My Husband spoke with Susan & worked out a few surprises for me. Our stay was excellent as were the past two. One surprise was a couples massage...which is done in house. Another great option that Farmer's has to offer it's guests. The second surprise was that our "Favorite" cousins were also going...

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

Thank you for your review. Surprises are so much fun, especially when they involve repeat guests who have become friends. We are so glad your birthday getaway was exceptional. We look forward to your next visit. Many happy returns, Susan & Don

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Susan, Don (and Charles) made our stay so wonderful. The Inn is warm, inviting and comfortable and Sue & Don have great insights into the local restaurants and activities. They are such gracious hosts and clearly enjoy their lives at Farmers. Wine Time was a fun way to get to know the other guests and both breakfasts were terrific. We're...

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

Thank you for your review. We do enjoy our lives here at Farmers and that makes it easy to help you enjoy your visit. Galena has so much to offer and, even after being here for years, there are still fun, new things to discover, making it easy to help our guests explore the area as well. We look forward...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Marge K. My husband and I and our best friends stayed in December. We had the Julia Suite, which was quite spacious, the bed was very comfortable the bathroom was spacious and it was immaculate!! Our friends stayed it one of the regular rooms and they commented how the bed was comfortable and their room was also spotless!! Susan and...

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

Thank you for your review. We take a certain pleasure in providing large spaces for couples travelling together. Our spacious dining room with tables for 2, 4, 6, and 8 make for a great place to play cards, or just sit and visit together. The living room is also large and comfortable - a place where you can put your...

Ankeny, Iowa
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Like you, I was searching for reviews on B&B's in Galena. My fiancee (then girlfriend) had always wanted to go so I decided to take her there and propose as well. It could not have been a better trip. Don and Susan are wonderful and will take amazing care of you. Breakfast is wonderful as is the property. They will...

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

Thank you for your review. We were so happy she said "yes!" and it was fun helping you to plan your getaway. We look forward to being your special place as you begin your life together! Many happy returns, Susan & Don

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $260 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Farmers Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All the rooms are different and can be viewed on the website.”
aamartin11, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay in back of this place. Quieter, view on wonderful back yard, garden. Lots of places to sit in back and just enjoy.”
504JoeG, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Each room is unique and named after the wives of the 9 generals who came from Galena,”
873patt, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We loved the Julia Suite!”
bulldogboiler, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms a re gorgeous and unique!”
, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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