Bed & Breakfasts, Guest Houses & Inns

Break from the norm and stay in one of Galena and Jo Daviess County’s bed and breakfasts, guest houses and inns. Our historic B&Bs, guest houses and inns, many 19th century architectural treasures, provide fascinating opportunities to truly step back in time. Enjoy a cozy evening like an early settler in one of our comfortable guest houses or inns. Catch up on a good book or bring your journal to capture the special moments of your stay. Whether you’re searching for a romantic getaway, quiet time away from home or a stay unlike others, our unique properties work hard to make your time in Galena and Jo Daviess County unforgettable.

Bernadine's Stillman Bed & BreakfastBernadine’s Stillman Inn

815-777-0557 – 513 Bouthillier St., Galena, IL 61036

‘Best Breakfast’ and ‘Best Innkeeper’ awards! 1858 mansion across from Grant’s home, a short walk to town. Bottomless chocolate chip cookies, ice cream bars, popcorn and dessert. Wedding chapel, receptions.

Dog Friendly Bed & BreakfastTierra Linda

815-777-1234 – 826 S. Rocky Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Immersed in the sights and sounds of nature, Tierra Linda’s two charming guest rooms offer peace and relaxation. Dog-friendly, fishing, hiking, stargazing, bonfires, bird watching. No noisy roads. Pet-friendly.

Bed & Breakfast on North St305 North

866-777-9125 – 305 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Located on Main Street with private parking, 305 North provides the best lodging downtown Galena has to offer. Newly-remodeled suites make your stay most enjoyable. Inquire about groups.

Aaltos Station Bed & BreakfastAalto’s Station House Cottages at Irish Hollow

815-777-6000 – 2777 S. Irish Hollow Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Delivered gourmet breakfast by a wood burning fireplace, hiking trails, relaxing massage, seasonal packages, beautiful gardens, seven-course candlelight dinners, lush furnishings and amenities, all nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting.

Goldmoor Bed & Breakfasts in GalenaAaron’s Cottages & Cabins at the Goldmoor Inn

815-777-3925 – 9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Luxurious cottages and cabins on the magnificent Goldmoor estate overlooking the Mississippi River and featuring elite amenities, dining, spa services and beautiful gardens.

Stay at Abbey's High St. B&BAbbey’s High St. Bed & Breakfast

815-777-1850 – 105 S. High St., Galena, IL 61036

Elegant award-winning 1850s mansion. Relaxing English gardens, gazebo, porches & parlors. Breathtaking views, walk to downtown. Antique décor, canopy beds, finest linens, Jacuzzis, fireplaces. Complimentary breakfast, beverage bar and chocolates.

Abe's Bed & Breakfast in GalenaAbe’s Spring Street Guest House

815-777-0354 – 414 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

Historic Galena icehouse with private spacious suites offering romance, comfort, relaxation. King beds. VCR/DVD, hot tub, Glaze & Graze, patio deck. Library, reading lamps, pottery gallery on-site. Walk to downtown.

Galena's Aldrich Bed & BreakfastAldrich Guest House

815-777-3323 – 900 Third St., Galena, IL 61036

Walk the floors shared by Lincoln and Grant in this 1845 home. Stroll the gardens where Grant trained his troops. Relax in the screened porch or in the cozy parlor.

Allen's Bed & Breakfast in GalenaAllen’s Log Cabin Guest House

815-777-4777 – 11661 W. Chetlain Ln., Galena, IL 61036

Boyhood estate of Civil War General Augustus Chetlain. Five 1800s original log cabins boast rustic charm, double whirlpools, wood burning fireplaces, full baths, satellite TV/DVD, mini-fridges, microwaves, coffeemakers. Pets welcome!

Galena's Annie Wiggins Bed & BreakfastAnnie Wiggins Guest House

815-777-0336 – 1004 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036

This romantic 1846 mansion welcomes you to its whispers of the past and its unique historical experience. Beautiful new luxurious bathrooms, finest linens and antiques, yet casual and comfortable.

Avery Bed & BreakfastAvery Guest House

877-283-7922 – 606 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

Enjoy lodging in our 1848 bed-and-breakfast. Park your vehicle and stroll the two blocks to shopping, sites and restaurants. Full breakfast, evening home-baked dessert. Reduced rates Sunday-Thursday.

Belle Aire Bed & Breakfast in Galena, ILBelle Aire Mansion and Guest House

815-777-0893 – 11410 U.S. Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Experience true hospitality with innkeepers who have been welcoming guests for 25 years! Find peaceful contentment and history in one of Galena’s oldest (1836) homes. Whirlpool/fireplace suites available.

Stay at Brierwreath Manor in Galena, ILBrierwreath Manor

815-777-0608  –  216 N. Bench St., Galena, IL 61036

Elegant Queen Anne with wraparound porch located one block from Main Street. Antique furnishings, queen and twin beds, hot/cold drink buffet and homemade chocolate chip cookies for your comfort.

Galena's Brixen Ivys Bed & BreakfastBrixen Ivy’s Victorian Mansion

815-777-0675  –  301 S. High St., Galena, IL 61036

Authentic Victorian mansion estate, no highway noise, walk to downtown. Quiet, peaceful, luxurious accommodations. Four large parlors, tastefully furnished, comfortable beds, wonderful breakfast. Outdoor hot tub spa, spectacular gardens.

Cloran Mansion Antonios Bed & BreakfastCloran Mansion & Antonio’s Cottage

866-234-0583  –  1237 Franklin St., Galena, IL 61036

Five distinctive rooms and a secluded cottage. Fireplaces, private bath with luxury double whirlpool tubs, CD, videos, stocked complimentary mini-fridge, TV/DVDs, A/C. Full country-style breakfast. DSL wireless.

Derinda HouseDerinda House

866-234-0583  –  4280 S. Derinda Rd., Elizabeth, IL 61028

The guests have the upper floor. Full kitchen, living room with TV, wood burning fireplace, dining room and large deck with a great view.


The Country English Bed & BreakfastThe Country English Cottages

815-777-6000  –  2800 S. Irish Hollow Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Cottage gardens, hiking trails, lavish candlelight dinners, delivered gourmet breakfast, all-natural farm, gorgeously English countryside surroundings, hot stone therapy massage and exquisite amenities create the perfect pampered experience.

Galena B&BsFarmers Guest House & Annie’s Cottage

815-777-3456 – 334 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

Experience relaxed elegance in Galena’s only 1800’s restored inn – just a short walk to Main Street shopping – with spacious common areas, afternoon WineTime™, a DVD library, private gardens, endless cookies.

Felt Manor Bed & BreakfastFelt Manor Guest House

815-777-9093  –  125 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

Lovely historic Victorian, distinctive rooms, scenic views, two blocks from Main St. Large porches, lovely gardens, fountain, carriage house. Sumptuous breakfast, afternoon wine. Elegant parlors/library, wood burning fireplaces. Cable/DVD, A/C.

Galena Log Cabin Bed & BreakfastGalena Log Cabin Getaway

815-777-4200  –  9401 W. Hart John Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Authentic log cabins, working farm, 45 secluded and wooded acres, wetlands, creek, nature trails, alpacas, goldendoodles. View the awesome dark, night sky. One mile from Casper Bluff/Mississippi River.

Grandview Bed & BreakfastGrandview Guest Home

800-373-0732  –  113 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

1870 traditional brick. Two guest rooms, one suite. Overlooks Galena and countryside. Full breakfast, A/C, cable TV in parlor. Limited smoking. Senior, off-season, multi-night discounts.

Greenbriar Bed & BreakfastGreenbriar Country Inn & Suites

815-777-3153  –  345 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

A treasury of Federal-period homes at the south end of Galena’s historic district, with private parking. Twelve beautiful rooms, some with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Too many amenities to list!

galena retreats, visit hawk valley retreat to get awayHawk Valley Retreat & Cottages

888-777-6016  –  2752 W. Cording Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Minutes from Galena’s Main St., choose from three rooms in the main house or four cottages, located on ten secluded acres of meadows, gardens, a pond, and panoramic valley/sunset views.

Hellman Bed & BreakfastHellman Guest House

815-777-3638  –  318 Hill St., Galena, IL 61036

1895 Queen Anne Victorian, wraparound porch has breathtaking view of downtown/countryside. Original woodwork, stained/leaded glass windows, A/C, beautiful gardens, bottomless cookie jar. Walk to town. Specials available. Older children appropriate.

Irish Hollow Bed & BreakfastThe Inn at Irish Hollow

815-777-6000  –  2800 S. Irish Hollow Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Old country general store on 500 countryside acres with trails, seasonal packages, seven-course candlelight dinners, all-natural handmade meals, lush amenities, massage, beautiful rooms and gardens provide the ideal romantic retreat.

LeFevre Bed & BreakfastLeFevre Inn & Resort

800-619-9500  –  9917 W. Deininger Ln., Galena, IL 61036

Romantic country inn 1.5 miles from downtown. Amazing tri-state views and unforgettable sunsets. Eight private rooms, one suite and two cottages. Lake with gazebo, outdoor pool, fireplaces, outdoor fire pit.

Main St Bed & BreakfastMain Street Inn

815-777-3454  –  404 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Located in the original Standard Cigar Company building (c.1850), the family-operated Main Street Inn has six luxurious rooms that provide an ambiance of Galena’s historic Main Street.

Oscar Swan Country Bed & BreakfastOscar Swan Country Inn

815-541-0653  –  3351 Elizabeth-Scales Mound Rd., Scales Mound, IL 61075

20 acres of tranquil country breathtaking views. Three bedrooms plus private cottage with two suites. Great for family reunions, girls’ getaway, wedding ceremonies, reception, special events. Banquet room for 50.

Peaceful Pines Bed & Breakfast in GalenaPeaceful Pines

815-745-2536 – 9033 E. Canyon Rd., Apple River, IL 61001

Charming cottage on 19 acres. Adjacent to Apple River Canyon State Park. Fishing, golf, shopping at your fingertips. Paradise for the birder, artist or author. Full kitchen, pet-friendly and quiet.

Queen Ann Bed & BreakfastQueen Anne Guest House

815-777-3849 – 200 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036

Historic Victorian Queen Anne featured in ‘America’s Painted Ladies.’ Award-winning bed-and-breakfast in quiet neighborhood near historic Main Street. Wireless Internet, private baths, fireplaces, parlors, library. Gourmet breakfasts, evening parlor party.

Renaissance Riverboat Bed & BreakfastRenaissance Riverboat Suites and Rooms

815-777-0123 – 324-328 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

Two beautifully restored brick buildings (c. 1850) with three guest rooms, one superior grade room. Six romantic suites featuring fireplaces, double whirlpools, stained glass windows and skylights. Walk to downtown.

The Steamboat House exteriorThe Steamboat House

800-717-2317 – 605 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

Luxury & location in a historic mansion only 1.5 blocks to shops & dining. Wine time daily, three-course breakfasts, spacious guestrooms w/fireplaces, billiard room & lovely gardens await.

ThreeSisters1The Three Elizabeths Guest House

815-930-0009 – 101 W. Main St., Elizabeth, IL 61028

The Three Elizabeths Guest House is located in historic Elizabeth, near Galena. Guestrooms are elegantly decorated and feature Wi-Fi and continental breakfast at reasonable rates. Event space available for rent.


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