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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
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The Aldrich House was the perfect getaway for my husband and I for the weekend. Robert and Douglas were so accommodating and friendly; they greeted you at the front door with smiles on their faces. Hot, delicious breakfast was served every morning with a 5 p.m. wine social in the evening, which was a perfect way to start both the... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had stayed at Aldrich Guest House in the past and loved it so much, I invited college friends to stay there for our yearly reunion in late September. Douglas and Robert made our weekend so special with their warm hospitality, attention to detail and, of course, their beautiful inn. From the moment we arrived to the time we left,... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the comforts of a modern home with the charm and history of Galena. Daniel and Robert are incredible innkeepers! The food was amazing and we couldn't have been more pleased with our choice for a getaway losing.

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Staunton, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My sister and I stayed at the Aldrich House one weekend in Galena. We were there for a bachelorette party, but we were not bunking in with the younger crowd. Robert contacted me ahead of time about any special needs including food allergies. The house was lovely and immaculate, Robert and his partner were very attentive to our needs, the... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rob and Douglas are so friendly! They made sure that we felt at home. The food was delicious, the bed was comfortable, and the hospitality was unbeatable! The Aldrich house is close to the downtown area, just a short walk and you can check out the cute stores!

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

Thank you for making us a part of your honeymoon celebration and for sharing your review with everyone! We certainly love what we do and we're pleased to see that you enjoyed it all from the homemade food to the well-appointed rooms and mostly to the unique intuitive yet unobtrusive service that we provide. We wish you a lifetime of... More 

Des Plaines, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best ever. Impeccable service and atmosphere. Douglas and Robert exceed all expectations. The furnishings in the community areas were exquisite. Our room was super clean and cozy. Amazing for a home that is almost 200 yrs old. Going back for sure.

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

Well thanks for such a flattering review! We had a wonderful time with you both and are so pleased to see that we're the 'best ever'! Being the leader in the next generation of bed and breakfasts, our goal is to always exceed expectations and we're thrilled that we were able to do that. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Elgin, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Aldrich Guest house was perfect. The house is gorgeous but the attention to detail and loving care of the house made it even more special. The detail was evident in the upkeep, cleanliness and general charm of the home but particularly in the AMAZING food served to us each morning. Douglas and Robert were helpful and... More 

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

We are honored to be part of your visit to Galena - thank you for sharing your excellent feedback with us and your fellow travelers! We believe that perfect luxury is in all of the details that you mention and that by making sure that everything is attended to that we create the next generation of bed and breakfasts. Looking... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Douglas and Robert were wonderful hosts. The food was amazing, the atmosphere was warm, and our room was comfortable -- everything we wanted. Douglas and Robert are able to make great recommendations about where to eat and what to do in Galena.

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

So glad to see that you enjoyed yourself so much and that you were able to take advantage of all we have to offer! We are proud to lead the industry in the next generation of bed and breakfasts through great homemade food, individualized professional yet unobtrusive service, and all the comforts that you could possibly ask for! Thank you... More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
1 review
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rich and I had a great time in Galena, staying at the Aldrich House. It was our first experience staying at a Bed and Breakfast, and it won't be our last at the Aldrich House. We especially enjoyed the yummy breakfast and the great conversations we had with the other guests. The room was very comfortable, quiet, and spotlessly clean.... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're honored to have been your first bed and breakfast experience and we're glad to see that we won't be your last! It was great having you both for your relaxation time and being able to provide delicious homemade food and to show you just how Aldrich Guest House raises the bar for accommodations.... More 

West Branch, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was actually my first B&B experience, and I was surprised to find it as quiet as a hotel -and every room has its own en-suite bathroom. The amenities were always equal to a Hilton/Marriott, and usually better.

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

Thanks for making us your first bed and breakfast and for sharing your great review! We are a great into to B&Bs as we tend to break a lot of the stereotypes - no doilies or lace, no babydolls and teddy bears, and no crazy wallpaper...not to mention, our unique version of service is personalize and intuitive yet unobtrusive. All... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: RM813 - RM978 (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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