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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first stay at the Farmers Guest House, and we will definitely be making return visits! Don and Susan were wonderful hosts and invited us upon our arrival to their relaxing "wine time" in the main dining area, a truly relaxing beginning to our stay with terrific conversation. The relaxing experience continued in the Aimee room which was...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved saying at the farmers guest house! Don and Susan put a lot of thought and care into their b&b and take great care of their guests. On arrival we were treated with glasses of wine and cookies. We loved relaxing in our room on our comfy bed watching a movie from their extensive collection. The house is a...

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Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved our room. The beds were very comfortable and spacious. The service was exceptional and very friendly. The breakfast is always fresh and delicious. It's like a home away from home. We will recommend this to everyone. Downtown strip is just a few minutes walk away.

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my 3rd stay at Farmers Guest House. I stayed in the Malvina which is at the back of the B&B. Each room is unique. On this trip I brought my friend who found Farmers Guest House just as relaxing. We came to hike and enjoy wine. Susan and Don are fantastic hosts. Susan's breakfasts are to die for,...

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Thank dpjschmidt1
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved every minute of our stay at Farmers Guest House. The rooms were beautiful, the breakfasts were beyond amazing and Wine Time was a blast each day! Plus, we were just a short walk from Galena's Main St. with lots of fun shops and restaurants. Susan and Don are awesome hosts. Because of them, we had delicious dinner experiences...

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Thank bulldogboiler
Manchester, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed our visit to this beautiful, historical Bed and Breakfast! We felt welcome and at home from the moment we walked in the door. Everything was clean, and tastefully decorated; Don and Susan were friendly and very accommodating. Our breakfasts were delicious and lovely all around; as were the fresh choc. chip cookies in the jar every day!...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To sum up Farmers Guest House: Susan and Don give special attention to people's wants and needs! We watched as Susan interfaced with couple after couple doing her best to meet their dietary wants/needs and do anything she could do to give them the best Galena experience possible! Yes, it's a nice building with ample parking directly across the road...

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Thank stevenrealife
Spencer, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful B & B. Rooms were clean and very nicely decorated. Don and Susan were awesome hosts and served a very nice wine and cheese selection in the evening and the breakfast (caramel, apple, bacon French toast) was yummy! We were glad to be within walking distance of the shopping district

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Thank lulabella54
Wiota, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After choosing Galena to spend a few days with some longtime friends we stayed at the Farmers Guesthouse. Best choice we could have ever made! We were treated like family and made ourselves at home. Each morning we were greeted with fresh brewed coffee and the most amazing breakfasts you could ask for! The rooms were clean and the wine...

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Having made Galena our home years ago, we have done our best to explore all there is to see and do so that we can be your go-to local expert. We love pairing up our guests with just the right experience for your interests. And, there is always something to do so return visits can...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This weekend my fiancé and I spent the weekend in galena. We have never stayed at a bed & breakfast before, and we were very impressed! The service was amazing, the food was incredible and the wine was delicious 😊 it was so convenient that it was down the street from all the shops. We were upgraded to the private...

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GalenaBedandBreakfst, Owner at Farmers Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always special for us to show a first time B&B guest the great level of service and amenities we have to offer. Thank you for making us your first B&B stay. Many happy returns! Susan & Don

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selected as one of the TOP TEN B&Bs in the U.S. of 2015 Farmers Guest House has been serving guest for 149 years. Located downtown, one block from historic Main Street, and including many amenities such as daily WineTime, award winning breakfast, ice, hot & cold beverage service, cookies, free wifi, DVD library, in-room full bath, flat screen TV, thermostat to control heat and central air, luxurious towels, sheets and bath amenities, concierge service, off-street parking and all the comforts of home,your exceptional experience begins at Farmers Guest House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farmers Guest House

Address: 334 Spring St, Galena, IL 61036-2128
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $253 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Farmers Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Farmers` Guest House Hotel Galena
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