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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely fabulous time!! We went there for our 11th Anniversary, and Susan and Don were so accommodating and welcoming! We booked the Charlotte Room, and it had a separate sitting room with a Jacuzzi tub and a separate private entrance. There was a complimentary wine hour at 5PM. Everything was wonderful! We would definitely return!

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

Thank you for your review and trusting us with your anniversary celebration. Many happy returns! Susan & Don

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had a great time at Farmer's Guest House. Don and Susan were so welcoming and very helpful. Nothing is overlooked in this b&b. Susan was very accommodating for our vegetarian and lactose intolerant needs. The food was wonderful. We also booked the couples massage, which was located right down from our room- Melvina. Very relaxing time for my husband...

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

We are delighted that your stay was relaxing and wonderful. Thank you for your review. Many happy returns! Susan & Don

Woodstock, Illinois
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My husband and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a stay at the Farmers' Guest House in Galena and it was wonderful. Don and Susan were wonderful hosts, making us feel at home, making dinner and tour reservations, arranging for an on-site massage, and giving us great advice on things to do. Susan's gourmet breakfasts were "to die for"...

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Brimfield, Illinois
Reviewed 31 October 2016

First time visiting a bed and breakfast and we were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful experience. Susan and Don made us feel very comfortable and their hospitality was top notch. The rooms were relaxing and comfortable and Susan's delicious breakfast did not disappoint!! We would highly recommend a stay here. It's close to everything.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is our second visit to the Farmers Guest House, and the first time under the ownership of Don and Susan. We stayed in the beautiful and very comfortable Julia Suite. We had an absolutely fantastic time and Don and Susan could not have been more helpful, friendly, and fun. The Farmers is really two things in one: an intimate...

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Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I do not usually stay at Bed and Breakfast guest houses, mostly because we have so many hotel points to use. So this was a change for us and I'm so glad we did! The Farmers Guest house has such an interesting history in the Galena area and Don and Susan were the perfect hosts to advise...

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Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I enjoyed three nights with Don and Susan at their welcoming B & B, the Farmers Guest House. Our stay was relaxing and enjoyable. We booked the Aimee room, which had a spacious bathroom, and it's own fireplace. The sheets were amazingly soft; we slept very well each night! Also great fun was to hear Susan's stories...

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Perryville, Missouri
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I highly recommend the Farmers Guest House. I loved that everything was so convenient. Once I arrived I didn't have to get in my car at all. It was a quick walk to the restaurants and Galena tourist sites. Susan and Don went above and beyond to make my stay enjoyable. They are friendly and professional. My room was clean...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 October 2016

From the initial greeting and orientation around the B&B to the final farewell, the owner's of Farmers Guest House could not have done a better job. The group I was with for our stay had the use of the living and dining rooms for meeting as needed. My room was clean and well appointed. There was nothing lacking. I follow...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Farmers Guest House, well exceeded all my expectations. Susan and Don treat you just like close family. They truly catered to my every want and need. I felt right at home from the minute I was greeted upon my arrival until my hug upon departure. Breakfast was delicious and filled with surprises. The special dinner they prepared for us...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • 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: $238 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Farmers Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All of the ones I saw looked terrific.”
  • Living room
 of 5 bubbles chipper882, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Julia room is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles kristencA7958AF, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A room to the back of the property will be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jaredr602, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had the Charlotte suite which looked to me to be one of their best rooms. Every room was nice though. Including the standard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 789AlanD, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Julia Suite is beautiful...quiet at the end of the hall and with a lot of windows and a good view!”
 of 5 bubbles CKS50, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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