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Bernadine's Stillman Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is the most difficult one I have ever written. There are so many things about the Stillman Inn that are positive and yet disappointing. The Inn is adjacent to Ulysses S and Julia Grant’s house, easy to find, and impressive to behold. I made the reservations in haste, having waited until the last minute. After several trips to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing weekend. The house was beautiful, pictures do not do justice. First time staying at a b&b and was a great experience. The hosts and staff were very friendly and welcoming. Definitely will book there again when back in the area!

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Thank ashley d
Lisle, Illinois
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dave and Bernadine were very hospitable and friendly. The breakfasts were very interesting a unique (heart shaped pancakes stuffed with fruit, fried banana bread), they do a very nice job of helping guests get to know one another. The house itself is picturesque, our room was clean and had everything you would need. Somewhere on-line I remember reading it was...

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Grafton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This review is long over due as we stayed there a little over a month ago. That being said, the Inn was fabulous; Bernadine and Dave were terrific hosts. The breakfasts were unbelievable ( gotta go with slathered.....), and Dave's knowledge of the history of the Inn and Galena was amazing. He was very helpful with directions and recommendations on...

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Thank HR738
Burnsville, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our stay at the Stillman Inn was fantastic! The bed was very comfortable and we enjoyed the access to late night snacks. Bernadine is an amazing chef and Dave will keep you laughing. They made our stay so relaxing and were a wealth of information for our first visit to Galena. A truly delightful couple. We will be back to...

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1Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Dave and Bernadine are delightful host and hostess. Always at your disposal. Beautiful rooms, scrumptious breakfasts and great location. They will even carry your suitcases up the stairs. We will return.

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1Thank Bexter1952
Woodridge, Illinois
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I never stayed at a B&B before, so I was a little nervous. I booked a room for a birthday get-a-way for my husband. Dave was fantastic!! Property was adorable. It was within walking distance to everything. The breakfast was beyond what I expected. I would highly recommend this place. I will definitely be back!! Thanks Dave!! :)

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Thank jenniferaF1407VF
Lexington, Illinois
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Inn is beautiful, and Dave and Bernadine put a lot of work into making sure everyone has a great stay. The rooms are nice with a lot of attention to detail. Breakfast was very good, with several choices on the menu. We liked that there was fruit, cookies and ice cream bars available 24x7. They seem to have thought...

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1Thank Jan B
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here Columbus day weekend. Even though the county fair was that weekend and there were a lot of people in town, the Inn was quiet and relaxing. The innkeepers were very hospitable and friendly. I highly recommend this B&B and it's hosts (which are the best in Galena) for your next weekend vacation.

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2Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband and I had never experienced a Bed & Breakfast, and let me tell you, I was so grateful this was our first! Dave and Bernadine have the most incredible hospitality, and the Inn is absolutely beautiful! Our room was comfortable, including the bed, mini-fridge stocked with water, TV with cable, bath robes, private bathroom and of course the...

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Bernadinedave, Owner at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, responded to this review

Happy 10th Anniversary once again. And thank you for celebrating it here with us! Glad you enjoyed the Inn, happy to share it with everyone! Thanks for staying with us! Bernadine

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Romantic and Historic 1858 French Italiante Bed and Breakfast. Awarded "Best Breakfast In the Midwest" and "Best Innkeeper" among others. We look forward to serving you and helping you get the most out of this attractive destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bernadine's Stillman Inn

Address: 513 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2703
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: RM807 - RM1,299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bernadine's Stillman Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“the top floor is all one big fancy room, didn't choose that one, but it did seem very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ryanraycostello, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I peeked in several of the rooms and they are all beautiful! I don't think there is an unpleasant room there.”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are much larger than others, always ask.”
 of 5 bubbles Bexter1952, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our downstairs room had a door onto the porch”
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“Room #4 had a fireplace and beautiful decorations! Loved it.”
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