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Bernadine's Stillman Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very hospitable host and hostess. Lovely grand old home just a block from Ulysses Grant Home. Would highly recommend!Three floors of rooms from which to choose. Some have jacuzzis.Inn itself sits on a hill overlooking Galena.

Thank AaronFWA
Dundas, MN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hours before we reached Galena, Dave called us to confirm our arrival time, to give us directions, and to make sure he would be there to greet us. As we drove up a hill, we commented on a beautiful home at the top, only to realize we were looking at Bernadine's Stillman Inn, our "home" for the next three days....

Thank Karl T
Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a small wedding elopement gathering with immediate family (10 of us) at the Stillman Inn in Galena. It's a beautiful area and was quick and easy. Dave Anderson, the Inn Keeper, was very helpful and a super friendly fellow. We had a great overall experience!

Thank uhlenhoppb41
Volo, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have never been to Galena or have stayed at a bed and breakfast. Dave welcomed us at the front door and showed us wonderful hospitality from the moment we stepped into the Inn until we left. He answered every question we had, and was very knowledgable about the area. Bernadine made a wonderful breakfast for us...

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

Wow!! Thank you for all those wonderful and inspiring comments! They are certainly much appreciated It was especially was nice to hear you enjoyed our breakfast as we put a lot of effort into that; remembering everyones names and asking about anniversaries and birthdays or social occasions We were especially happy to celebrate your anniversary at the Stillman Inn !...

Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had the most wonderful experience at Bernadine Stillman's Inn! I've never experienced such great hospitality before, they truly make you feel welcomed. We had absolutely no complaints and we can't wait to stay there again. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to visit Galena.

Thank lyssy94
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This was our first time at Bernadine's Stillman Inn and it was a memorable stay. Dave was very attentive and provided a variety of recommendations for things to do around town. This B & B is clean and has a cozy historical feel. Breakfast was delicious and many snacks were provided during our visit. It would be a place I...

Thank Gloria V
Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a fantastic B&B! Dave was more than accommodating and squeezed us in last minute. Our room was cozy and inviting, and we were fortunate to have great weather during our stay - so we walked to downtown Galena for shopping and dinner. It's such a charming and historical inn, which feels more like home away from home. Everyone raves...

1Thank me0wlady
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This was our second stay at Bernadine's Stillman Inn and it definitely measured up to our wonderful memories of our first stay. Our room was cozy with it's own fireplace on a chilly February weekend and our hosts, Dave & Bernadine, were warm, friendly and interesting. Bernadine is a great cook and the breakfasts were delicious. Dave treats his guests...

1Thank Eileen H
Geneva, Illinois
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This charming Bed and Breakfast is rich with history and warmth. Only a stone's throw from the home of Ulysses S. Grant, the Inn is a true treasure in its own right. I've never felt more welcome thanks to the owners Dave and Bernadine, and the whole experience made for a simply incredible weekend in Galena. I would stay there...

Thank Michael A
Manhattan, Illinois
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here over Valentine's Day weekend. We stayed in the Honeymoon room. It was well appointed and preserved beautifully. Dave and Bernadine made sure we didn't want for anything. Breakfast each morning was delicious. There were always snacks available in the kitchen or freezer. The location is perfect as it's a short trip to Main St....

Thank DeborahDyer

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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: €167 - €269 (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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“We saw them all--you can't go wrong!”
283karlt, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The first floor rooms were sold out, but have the great trim and decor of the 1950s.”
shulquist, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The beauty of this place is the exquisite attention to detail of a home which is over 100 years old.”
275laurencen, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the top floor is all one big fancy room, didn't choose that one, but it did seem very nice.”
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.”
, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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