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Ryan Mansion Garden Cottage

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I decided that my mother and I should stay at a B & B while in Galena rather than a hotel, since we were looking for an atmosphere that had more of a "homey" feel. She recently lost her spouse of 59 years, and I wanted to surprise her with something out of the ordinary. The mansion was very impressive...

4Thank douglas m
Reviewed 20 June 2012

My fiance and I were looking for a place that would be romantic and close to downtown. We have been to Galena many times before so the challenge was to find something new. My fiance has a service dog. This was a fabulous place for us. We stayed in the cottage for two nights and in the main inn one...

Thank wbblawguy
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 February 2012

This house is breathtaking, it is so beautiful from the antiques to the preserved wood detailing. I went during the holiday season and it was decorated beautifully it is exactly what christmas should feel like in a house it was straight out of a movie. The room was cozy and nice, the bed was pretty uncomfortable, but since I was...

Thank malorydeanne
Reviewed 14 November 2011

Everything was so exquisite. You really feel transported in time. This home has such a great positive energy to it. We are really looking forward to staying here overnight next time we visit.

Thank carpetbagirl
Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 4 October 2011

From Cheri B:The Innkeepers, Wendy & Bill, were wonderful hosts, home is gorgeous, and my room was lovely and very inviting. I so much enjoyed the gazebo and the peaceful feeling I enjoyed my entire time at the Mansion. Wendy has the sweetest nature with helpful advice where to eat. She even took my picture with the beautiful and tasty...

Thank Thefuture1
Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 19 September 2011

My significant other and I needed a quiet weekend away. This was our first B & B experience, and we loved it! We both agreed that we would return to the Ryan Mansion again. Upon arriving, we were greeted by the innkeepers' daughters, Olivia (in full costume). She gave us a tour of the house and made us feel very...

Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Wendy, Bill and Olivia made us feel like members of the family when we stayed at the Ryan Mansion. We felt as though we travelled backwards in time 135 years. What a delightful experience! We can't wait to stay there again. Hopefully, soon! The breakfast was delicious and Minnie's room was charming and comfortable with incredible attention to detail.

3Thank bubblebathqueen2003
Kansas City
Reviewed 17 July 2011

This B & B is also open for tours starting at 10am. It's a beautiful house but the main focus seems to be on the tours and not on the B&B part, so I would recommend finding another inn closer to downtown galena and just driving to see this one for a tour.

1Thank ShadowKC
Park City Illinois
Reviewed 20 October 2010

We had never stayed at a B&B before and had no idea what to expect.We stayed in the garden cottage which was charming.Super romantic.Fireplace,whirlpool,private deck,very Victorian style.Many good spirits at this property. It has a wonderful pond and many large trees.Mansion tour was very interesting,and i loved all the victorian decor.Our hostess made the best coffee in the morning and...

Thank orca20
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 January 2010

We had never stayed at a Bed & Breakfast like this, and we loved the historic quality and charm of The Ryan Mansion! We stayed in the Ryan Suite, which had a very comfortable, romantic looking bed. There was a whirlpool tub in the room as well, between the bedroom section and the separate sitting room. It was nice to...

Thank beth417

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is no longer a Bed and Breakfast We are only renting the cottage behind the house with garden and pond view. Ryan Mansion garden cottage is a beautiful, historic garden cottage located just 1 mile west on Hwy 20. We offer gas fireplace , Jacuzzi tub in select rooms and coffee and mini fridge There is a breakfast restaurant just steps from your cottage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ryan Mansion Garden Cottage

Address: 11373 Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: €176 - €197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ryan Mansion Garden Cottage 2.5*
Number of rooms: 1
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“This is not a hotel it is open for tours.”
733saraf, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Each and every room is breathtaking!!”
MarkE961, 6 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The rooms and bathrooms vary so take a tour if possible”
gatawinger, 13 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Rooms on back side of house (Katie's and the cottage) are quieter. All are wonderful!”
CarrieW249, 19 Sep 2011 | Read review
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