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North Florida
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We have stayed at The Great House numerous times when visiting Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Betty is a wonderful host, and the house is beautiful, well decorated, comfortable and roomy. Breakfasts are great, and the rooms are themed and comfortable. Highly recommended!

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Cupertino, California
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed in the Lincoln room. It had so much space which was perfect because apparently, our stay happened to be during the coldest days of the year so we needed to stay inside much of the time! In fact, one night, we ordered pizza and Betty let the delivery man take it straight up to our room! Clearly, there...

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West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is not the first time we have stayed with Betty, our/your pleasant and knowledgeable hostess. She is a wonderful resource of all things presidential and especially her favorite topic 'First Ladies'. So, have a chat with her and learn a things about our country's presidents and their families. Her home is so inviting! Each room has its own charm--all...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Great House was our first ever B&B experience, and we were so impressed! We've stayed there three times for events at Knox College, and look forward to our next visit. Each of the four upstairs bedrooms is tastefully furnished with antiques, dressers and plenty of room to hang clothes. All have ensuite bathrooms; some have fireplaces. Everything's clean as a...

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Dwight, Illinois
Reviewed 13 January 2016

My wife and I came to town to participate in the birth of our newest Grandson and could not be more pleased . This was the third stay at the Great House and just seemed ultra comfortable. Granted it is off season but the stay was easy, smooth and our hostess, Betty made everything seem so easy. We will be...

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Dwight, Illinois
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Our visit to Galesburg was family oriented, and my Wife and I were looking for an alternative to the standard hotel in the area. B&B's are a treat for us, and we decided to give Great House a try because of the close proximity of our family. I was greeted with a friendly smile followed by a brief history of...

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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

First of all, we are a family of 4 and this was our first time in Galesburg, and, except for my husband, the first time staying in a B&B. Such a wonderful experience for all of us! Our hostess and home owner, Betty, is a sweet and delightful lady. The love and passion she has for the history of her...

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Betty was a great hostess whose House is worthy of the title. Stayed three nights total after a bicycle tour and found the location right near downtown superb. Breakfast was a quality meal each morning and Betty was very helpful in all aspects of our stay. Learned much of Galesburg history during our visit, right down to the important history...

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Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We were in town with my parents for our son's graduation from Knox College. Betty was a fabulous hostess. Very hospitable and knowledgeable. Both rooms were very well decorated and had really comfortable beds. Breakfast for our two mornings was delicious. Betty was especially accommodating as we had other guests in town who came over to visit at the house....

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Chico, California
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Arrived with a family of four and was warmly welcomed. The room was beautiful and the beds were comfortable. The whole family slept sound and well. Had a great time watching thunderstorms through the windows one night. We were traveling by train and had a few special requests, such as dropping off our baggage early. Everything went so well. The...

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Address: 501 E Losey St, Galesburg, IL 61404
Region: United States > Illinois > Galesburg
Number of rooms: 3
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“All four rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles simbalemba, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Jefferson Room has the largest bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles TemPac, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Washington Room may be smaller, but quieter and in the winter the fireplace heater makes everything nice and snug”
 of 5 bubbles georgekT6114HB, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I was invited to see all rooms, and all were the quality as the one we stayed in”
 of 5 bubbles georgekT6114HB, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Lincoln Room has a nice electric fireplace in the original marble mantle. The room has lots of natural light and the bed is very comfortable. A bit on the firm side, but we both slept very well each night, despite the trains.”
 of 5 bubbles JLKDix, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
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