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Reviewed 7 January 2017

My boyfriend and I had the most wonderful stay at Aldrich Guest House. This was our very first time at a B&B and this gorgeous place with it's gracious hosts really sets the bar high. The room was cozy and lovely and the breakfast was nothing short of divine. Thank you, Robert and Douglas, for a wonderful time in your...

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

It was great meeting you both and we're glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us so much! As you experienced, we're not your typical bed and breakfast - our goal is to raise the standard and to show everyone what the next generation of bed and breakfasts is and we are thrilled that, through our homemade food,...

Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great first time experience in a bed and breakfast. Relaxing, fun, great hosts!!! Going back next fall!! The breakfasts were devine. The knowledge they had about Galena's history was impressive. Have recommended to friends!

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

We are definitely a great avenue into bed and breakfasts, as we tend to break a lot of stereotypes! No crazy wallpaper, no doilies, no fake flowers - just great homemade food, a livably elegant decor, and intuitive professional yet unobtrusive service. Thanks for sharing your experience with us and your fellow travelers as well as your friends! We look...

Manhattan, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2017

These 2 went above and beyond to make this stay perfect for my birthday! Every moment in the Aldrich Guest House was an moment to cherish. I look forward to returning and experiencing their generosity and beyond point hosting! Thank you Robert and Douglas!

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Thanks for sharing your review and for making us a part of your birthday celebration! It's a unique privilege to be in hospitality and to be able to share such great times with our guests. By us making sure that every detail has been attended to, you are able to cherish every moment at Aldrich Guest House, and we are...

Oswego, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We got into Aldridge House on a cancelation and couldn't have been luckier. The room was great the owners couldn't have been more welcoming. It is a fantastic place to stay with great owners who go out of their way to make your stay the best.

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

So glad that we were able to have a room for you and that we got to be a part of your time in Galena! When you're with us, you deserve the best and that's just what we aim to provide. Thank you for sharing your review with us and your fellow travelers and we look forward to seeing you...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Rooms r lovely - some r small. If that bothers u ask... But very clean and fabulously decorated. Food is wonderful. Really enjoyed happy hour and drank our wine in the screened porch on a swing chair. Great history that the knowledgeable intakers r happy to share. Getting to know our host was a treat. Super nice guys!!! Wouldn't hesitate...

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

Thanks for sharing your review and for all of the great feedback! One of the great things about being a 172 year old historic property is that we definitely have rooms of different sizes and offerings. What doesn't change is the livably elegant decor, the homemade food, and our service that is intuitive and professional yet unobtrusive and we are...

Frankfort, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was our second time staying and always is a great stay. Will be back next year too. Always clean and comfortable with excellent breakfast. Robert and Douglas provide everything for your stay. We had massages set up for us and dinner reservations. Love that they are always willing to help.

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

We are so glad to see that you enjoyed your second visit as much as your first! It is an honor to be able to see our guests every year - and sometimes several times a year - as we feel that is one of the highest compliments that we can hope to receive. We have a passion for service...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Douglas and Robert made us feel so welcome. The food was amazing, as was the hospitality. My husband and I are looking forward to visiting again this year. They not only spoiled us with in town discounts, wine upon arrival, and delicious midday appetizers, we even received a tasty departing gift! Thank for making this trip one of our favorite...

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Thanks so much for staying with us and for sharing your review! It was great meeting you both and we are looking forward to seeing you again as well - we believe that our guests deserve the best, and we love seeing you again and again. See you again soon! Robert and Douglas

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I received a call from Douglas just minutes after booking our stay to welcome me and my daughters to the Aldrich House and to see if there were any special amenities they could provide for us. The home is beautiful and impeccably decorated and we loved our 5pm happy hour wine and appetizers with the other guests as well as...

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Thank you for sharing your great feedback with us and your fellow travelers as well as for enjoying your family time together here at Aldrich Guest House! It was great meeting you all and we're proud to see that you enjoyed yourselves so much. By combining great food, a livably elegant renovated decor, and most importantly our unique version of...

Illinois
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Robert and Douglas keep this BnB immaculate. Beautiful inside, historic yet comfortable. Attention to detail is appreciated from the warm welcome to the evening wine to the fabulous breakfast and the departing gift. They really go above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable. Location is also great, 10 min or less walk to main street. Great place for a...

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

Thanks for the wonderful review! It was great meeting you and Matt and being part of your time away! We truly believe that one of the biggest things that sets a stay at Aldrich Guest House above the rest is exactly what you experienced - an attention to detail and knowing that going 'above and beyond' is the minimum of...

Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 25 December 2016

First time we stayed at the Aldrich Guest House, but it will not be our last. Robert and Douglas couldn't have been more accommodating hosts, from the time of booking to after our departure. We were in Galena to meet some friends/family for a pre-Christmas dinner. Our friends were staying at another local hotel, but warmly welcomed to participate in...

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Thanks for spending your time in Galena with us and for sharing your wonderful review with everyone! It was a pleasure meeting you and we were happy to be able to meet your family as well! We're glad to see that you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit from the homemade food to the decor - we can't wait...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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 Third St., Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $211 - $301 (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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“All the rooms were the best. ”
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“All beautiful - no favorites. Each with private bath!!”
 of 5 bubbles drmlb1974, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all beautiful ”
 of 5 bubbles 91catherinef, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All beautiful but front room had the best light.”
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“Each room is unique and beautiful”
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