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Bernadine's Stillman Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2015

For our first B&B experience, it was simply the best. Dave & Bernadine are wonderful. Dave makes you feel right at home the moment you walk through the doors. From the morning breakfasts to relaxing in your well-appointed room, it is was truly a wonderful experience.

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

Thank you so much. Dave does an excellent job helping the guests and enjoys it so very much. He is truly gifted in Hospitality. We love being able to share this Big Beautiful Mansion with everyone! Bernadine

Clive, Iowa
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We had a very fun and relaxing long weekend at Bernadine's Stillman Inn. Dave was very helpful in planning our day's activities and where to eat. The room was clean, quiet, and relaxing. The breakfasts were delicious... I might need the recipe for the banana bread extravaganza!

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

I believe the recipe is on our website. I'll check it out and make sure asap! My Mom makes all the banana bread and she does a fabulous job. Keeps her busy too! She'll be 89 this year! Thank You Bernadine

United States
Reviewed 23 July 2015

My spouse and I stayed in the Royalty III room, which was clean and tidy but extremely small. As you can see in the picture, the pedestal sink is in the room, right next to the bed. On the opposite side of the bed, there is a door leading to the tiny "bathroom" (small shower and toilet only), which leaves...

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

Yes, the Royalty II and Royalty III are our "smaller", more affordable rooms. Wish you could have tried one of the larger rooms! I'm kind of confused because we had just received all new beds in the beginning of June. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast but I must say the quiche is home made. I know, I've made over 3,596...

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

My fiance and I stayed 3 nights at the stillman inn for our honeymoon. Not only was the room and property absolutely beautiful and romantic, but the hospitality of both Dave and Bernadine truly made our experience! Thank you Dave and Bernadine for making our honeymoon so memorable!

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

You are so welcome. Thank you for choosing us and so glad you loved it! We certainly loved having you around with us! Bernadine

Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

This was our first bed and breakfast and it was a wonderful experience. Bernadine and Dave were wonderful hosts. Bernadine's breakfasts were out of this world and kept us going all day. This is defiantly a place that we will stay again.

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

So glad you tried a Bed and Breakfast and liked it! Come on back and let's visit again! Dave

Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Driving toward the majestic Bernadine's Stillman Inn and you know you will be in for a special stay. Dave, the proprietor, certainly has a gift for making you feel welcome. He greeted my husband and I at the door, offered us bottled water, chocolate chip cookies, and fruit. He showed us around the property and to our room, while telling...

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

Love the title "Simply the Best". I've been singing that song all day! Thanks for the kind review and so happy you enjoyed yourself here in Galena! Come on back and check it out in winter! Bernadine

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We were traveling to Galena to relax and get away from our super busy and hectic lives in Chicago and that's exactly what we got, without sacrificing any amenities! It was our first time staying at a B&B so we were slightly apprehensive. The inn is beautiful and historic, very well maintained and extremely peaceful. We stayed in the Grand...

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

So glad you enjoyed your stay and Dave. He's something else isn't he. To great of a guy to keep all to myself! Bernadine

Mauston, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Dave and Bernadine were wonderful host, and the breakfast was very enjoyable due the fact that it was made to order not massed produced. he fact that they were concerned that your every need was met, was very refreshing in this day and age. We will certainly return in the future.

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

Terrific! Glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to have you back! Bernadine

Reviewed 8 July 2015

My fiancee and I wanted to get out of town for a few days, and we really wanted to do a B&B. This place was absolutely fantastic. Good breakfasts in the morning and the host couple couldn't be nicer or more professional. They really know the area and were able to recommend things for us to see and do. We...

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

Can't wait to have you back! Thanks for the review! Bernadine

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This inn is extraordinarily welcoming - from the initial check in to the fantastic breakfasts. Bernadine and Dave go out of their way to help you find great restaurants and historical sites. The rooms are very comfortable and sound proof. We cannot endorse this venue more strongly. We will return.

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

Thank you for the review. It is so quiet in here because the walls are soooo thick. Just try to run plumbing through them - no way! Glad you enjoyed and can't wait to have you back! Bernadine

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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: €162 - €281 (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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