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Illinois
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I was here a few years ago, and upon this return, was happy to see some updating and freshening up to this historic property. Being a history buff, I love the fact that Grant gave his farewell address from the balcony of this house. The rooms are all ensuite, and comfortable. It should be noted that they do not accept...

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Illinois
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a comfortable clean suite in this historic home . We relaxed were treated very well. The breakfast was lovely. We especially appreciated the fact that they don't book families with children. We were looking for an adult getaway and we found it at the Victorian Mansion. Sally greeted us and was sweet and very helpful....

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Germantown, Illinois
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with our stay. This is our second visit to this Inn. Needless to say the first experience was outstanding. The difference is that they lost their Inn keepers Charlie and Rita. They now have the owners aunt, Sally managing the place, bless her heart she is so sweet, kind and wants to be helpful,unfortunately she does not have...

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VictorianMansion, Owner at Victorian Mansion, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear of your disappointment, return customers are extremely important to us. With the hiring of our new staff we expect to eliminate any of the issues you experienced. Thank you for your honest input. As owners, it is critical for us to hear from our guests. We hope you will consider staying with us again.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a large group of friends gathering in Galena for a New Years eve celebration, we thought this would be the perfect place, as most of us would prefer separate rooms and bathrooms. We arrived to hear that no children were allowed, per in the inn keeper. The owner hadn't communicated with her that they had arranged for something...

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VictorianMansion, Guest Relations Manager at Victorian Mansion, responded to this review

Hi Kayla, We are extremely sorry that your stay was not satisfactory. Your group was a unique situation for us. Because most of the communication was between one member of your group and our owner, there may have been some miscommunication with a group that size. Had we known there were going to be toddlers and not 2 infants we...

Greenville, Michigan
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A Wonderful Bed and Breakfast!! The breakfasts are delicious. Charlie is a Great Host! My husband and I were in Galena for a Family Wedding and The Victorian Mansion was the Perfect Place to stay!! A Beautiful Mansion full of history. Galena's Main Street is a short walk from the Bed and Breakfast. Downtown Galena is filled with a variety...

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Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit to the Victorian Mansion and I promise, it will not be our last! The house is magnificent, and how could it not be with such amazing innkeepers as Rita and Charlie! Beautiful rooms, quiet and tranquil! The breakfasts are spectacular, all freshly made and served with a smile and a wealth of knowledge about the...

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Brookfield, Illinois
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We enjoyed our one-night stay at Victorian Mansion. The home is well-kept, and Charlie and Rita were good hosts. We stayed in the Lincoln Room, which while furnished somewhat differently than in the website photo, was comfortable, spacious, quiet and elegant. The bath in this room has a shower, so those wanting a tub bath might ask about their other...

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

This was our first experience with a B&B and we have to say it was excellent. From the minute we got there to when we left, Charlie and Rita were very nice people and friendly and accommodating. The mansion has so much history which they will tell you about after breakfast on Saturday. We had the Lincoln room and it...

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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Charlie and Rita were incredibly nice and made our stay so great! They give a great history of the mansion and of the town. Charlie also is very funny and makes for a great experience. Our room, The Estey Suite was so great and romantic. The Mansion is right by the town and makes it very easy to walk there...

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Clinton, Iowa
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

It's like stepping back in time staying here. The furnishings are original. The innkeepers have done very well in keeping the house and grounds up. The suites are spacious and very comfortable. It is within walking distance of downtown Galena. The breakfast provided are all made here and are delicious.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the grandeur of a bygone era in a mansion set high on a hill in Galena, Illinois. The Victorian Mansion has over 1-½ acres of lawn and gardens, centurion trees and three porches. This Italianate Mansion has 8 guestrooms and 8 baths, 4 large parlors and a grand open foyer with a 3-story winding staircase. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victorian Mansion

Address: 301 S High St, Galena, IL 61036-2115
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: €126 - €163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Victorian Mansion Hotel Galena
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“Check website for photos and details - rooms are each very unique.”
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“We stayed in the Jackson room, no complaints”
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