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 Street, 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.

Bed & Breakfast on North St305 North

866-777-9125 – 305 N. Main Street, 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 Road, 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 Road, 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 Street, 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 Street (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 Street, 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.

Alice's Snyder HouseAlice’s Snyder House

815-281-2336 – 1000 Third Street, Galena, IL 61036

Alice’s Snyder House was built in 1856 and retains the charm of a bygone era. Decorated with many antique treasures, each room has a unique personality.

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

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

Boyhood estate of Civil War General Augustus Chetlain. Six 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 Avenue, 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 Street, Galena, IL 61036

Our beautiful Bed & Breakfast was built in 1848. Guests enjoy the comfortable stroll around the corner to shopping, sites and restaurants.

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 Street, 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 Street, 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 Street, 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.

The Country English Bed & BreakfastThe Country English Cottages

815-777-6000  –  2800 S. Irish Hollow Road, 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.

Derinda HouseDerinda House

866-234-0583  –  4280 S. Derinda Road, 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.

Galena B&BsFarmers Guest House & Annie’s Cottage

815-777-3456 – 334 Spring Street (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 Street, 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 Road, 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 Street, 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 Street (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

815-777-4100  –  2752 W. Cording Road, 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 Street, 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 Road, 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.

Jail Hill InnJail Hill Inn

815-777-3000 – 319 Meeker Street, Galena, IL 61036

Galena’s newest lodging property, located one block from downtown. Be pampered and enjoy the luxury amenities, incredible views, and fascinating history and architecture.

LeFevre Bed & BreakfastLeFevre Inn & Resort

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

Romantic country inn located two miles from downtown Galena. Amazing views/unforgettable sunsets. Eight traditional rooms, one suite, two cottages, a newly constructed three bedroom “Garden View Apartment.” Lake with floating gazebo, outdoor pool, fire pit and new trail system that connects with the Galena hiking/biking trail.

Main St Bed & BreakfastMain Street Inn

815-777-3454  –  404 S. Main Street, 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

563-590-8972  –  3351 Elizabeth-Scales Mound Road, 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 Road, 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 Avenue, 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 Street (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 Street, 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 Street, Elizabeth, IL 61028

The Three Elizabeths Guest House, located in historic Elizabeth near Galena, includes classic guest rooms with private baths, Wi-Fi and Keurig coffeemakers. Reasonable rates and a welcoming front porch entice visitors.

Dog Friendly Bed & BreakfastTierra Linda

815-777-1234 – 826 S. Rocky Hill Road, 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.


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