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Aldrich Guest House

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$239*
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Several girl friends met at the Aldrich Guest House for a writer's retreat. It was wonderful. Douglas and Robert are wonderful hosts. The food is excellent. The chocolate chip cookies out of this world.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every aspect of Aldrich House is outstanding. The decor is very tasteful and relaxing, not the cabbage rose profusions that you see in most B&Bs. Rooms are large, sunny, and extremely clean. Hosts Robert and Douglas are talented chefs and seemed to truly enjoy talking to guests and making our stay ideal. We will be back.

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

Thanks so much for staying with us and for the excellent review! It was great having you with us and we're pleased to see that you enjoyed everything from the renovations to the homemade food and mostly our service. We love what we do and we're proud to combine all of those aspects to continue to lead the way as...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this bed and breakfast and most importantly it was super clean! I admit I get a little anxious about staying anywhere, worried about the level of cleanliness in hotels and some B & B's. I was very impressed. Very cozy and up to date while maintaining the historical character of the home. The owners are fabulous and go above...

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

Thanks for sharing your sparkling review with us and your fellow travelers! We believe that the difference between an acceptable stay and an over the top experience lies completely in the details from the cleanliness to the decor that reflects without repeating the past to the delicious and thoughtful homemade food and of course to our professional, intuitive and individualized...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a relaxing, fun weekend! Robert & Douglas were wonderful hosts! They made you feel so welcome. The food was delicious. Breakfast was one of our favorite times; sharing our daily plans with the other friendly guests, while eating award winning meals!

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

It was great having you both - thanks for the great review and for all the wonderful comments! We are pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit and we look forward to seeing you next time! Robert and Douglas

Rockford, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been to Aldrich house since Robert and Douglas purchased the house, and I have to say, they have done an amazing job. Aldrich House has always been a warm, hospitable refuge in Galena, but it has been taken to an entirely new level. From the first call confirming the reservation and asking about special requests, to the...

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

Wow, thanks for such a wonderful review, Denise! It was great meeting you both and showing off the 'new' Aldrich Guest House with you and we're quite happy to see how much you enjoyed yourselves! By combining a rejuvenated decor with great homemade food and our unique version of intuitive and professional yet unobtrusive service, we lead the way in...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stayed at the Aldridge Guest House last month for a weekend getaway. The house and grounds are beautiful and the breakfast and chocolate chip cookies were delicious! Our bedroom was a little small and lacked a tv, but both the bed and bathrooms were spotless. The hosts are very welcoming and knowledgeable about the property and Galena. I would...

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

Hello and thanks for sharing your review! It was a pleasure meeting you and your sister-in-law and being part of your time away together. Thank you for the great review of the house, gardens, and all the homemade food! The room you were in is indeed the smallest of all of them. Next time for more space, we'd suggest Room...

Chillicothe, Illinois
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband and I decided to spend a weekend in Galena to celebrate our anniversary and decided on the Aldrich House after looking at all the great reviews online. We were very happy with that choice and would love to come back! Douglas and Robert were helpful in recommending restaurants and with made our dinner reservations so we did not...

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

Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us and for all of the high accolades! We're glad to see that your first bed and breakfast experience was such a pleasure for you and we're thrilled that we were a part of it. We are proud of our professional, individualized, and intuitive yet unobtrusive service as that's really what ties great...

Tinley Park, United States
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Robert & Douglas made us feel right at home as soon as we walked in the door. They are dedicated to each and every guest as if they are family. We would definitely stay again. The screened in porch was one of the favorite things we liked, especially having wine and snacks in the early evening. Robert & Douglas are...

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

Wow - what a flattering review! Thank you for sharing your stunning review with us and your fellow travelers! We're so proud that you and Danny had such a great experience and that we continue to lead the charge in the next generation of bed and breakfasts. Glad that you were able to enjoy the screened-in porch (it's tough to...

Burnsville, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 April 2017

this was my first time ever staying at a B&B and I was not disappointed! The breakfast was amazing both days we stayed there and the wine and h'orderves were such a treat! I would visit again in a heart beat!

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

We are a great place for first time B&B travelers as we tend to break a lot of the stereotypes of what a bed and breakfast is - there are no doilies, fake flowers, lace covered windows, or crazy wallpaper all over the place. What you will find is a renovation that highlights the architecture, a livably elegant atmosphere, great...

New Lenox, Illinois
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Robert and Douglas were awesome hosts! Super knowledgeable, great service, clean rooms and guest area, and walking distance to the Main Street in town. Breakfast was excellent and homemade cookies were yummy! Will definitely be back again! Thanks for the hospitality!! Brooke and Scott Gardner

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

Hello Brooke and Scott, thanks for celebrating your birthday with us (and for the tasty bourbon gift!). It was great meeting you and your friends and we're glad to see that your first bed and breakfast experience was so enjoyable! We'll keep all of the tasty homemade food coming and we look forward to your next visit! Robert and Douglas

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €150 - €247 (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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“Room 3 is the smallest, others are very similar”
392ssf, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“Beautifully decorated and very very comfortable! the room we stayed in has a large bathroom. Although we did not use them, there were nice robes for our use in the closet. Nice view out the window, too!”
ellenf60, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Reserve early, They fill up, especially on the weekends.”
U2345XDjosephv, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are nice but room #5 is the biggest.”
HuckeeDoodle, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were the best. ”
DVMack, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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