Aldrich Guest House      
900 3rd St, Galena, IL 61036-2627, USA    
(815) 777-3323


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Circa 1845. This elegant Greek Revival home is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Victorian antiques decorate the interior. Guest rooms include antiques and handmade quilts. Clawfoot tubs and pedestal sinks in the private bathrooms add to the nostalgic charm of the inn. A multi-course, gourmet breakfast is prepared daily served on fine china and linens. The screened porch overlooks the yard where General Grant once drilled Union soldiers. The home is within walking distance of shops and restaurants.

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This property has 5 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces. The types of beds available include Queen and Twin.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Copy Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Television
  • Off-site Dry Cleaning Services
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Gym Nearby
  • Flexible Check in/out Times
  • Daily Newspapers

Events Hosted

    • Weddings

Inns Of Interest

    • Who Slept/Visited Here
    • National Historic Register
    • Gardens
    • Civil War

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Illinois Bed and Breakfast Association, Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Galena, Chamber of Commerce

Describe Garden and Grounds

Home surrounded by perennial and annual flower gardens, fountains and wooded areas with walking path. Large grassy area for yard games.

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

two nights on weekends during peak season

Children Restrictions

Over the age of fifteen


10-day cancellation policy. Cancellations less than 10 days prior to arrival will be charged in full unless the room is re-booked for those dates. Multiple room and whole house bookings have a 45-day cancellation policy. Call for additional stipulations.


Smoke Free Property.

Other Activities

    • Wineries
    • Tennis
    • Skiing Downhill
    • Skiing Cross Country
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Parks
    • Museums
    • Live Theater
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hiking
    • Golf
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Bicycling
    • Art Galleries
    • Antiquing
    • Historic Homes
    • U.s. Grant's Home & Museum
    • State Parks

Historic Interest

Both President Grant and Abe Lincoln have been in this home, built in 1845. U.S. Grant trained his troops on the land around the home.

Historic Awards:

  • State Register (Granted)
  • State Historical Site (Granted)
  • National Register (Granted)
  • Local Register (Granted)

Historic Memberships:

  • Local Historical Society

Historic sites nearby:

Washburn state historic site (1/10 mile), U.S. Grant's Home (1/10 mile), Historic Main Street (1/2 mile), Market House state historic site (1/2 mile)

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Fried Green Tomatoes, Perry Street Brasserie, 111 Main.

Swedish Almond Cherry Tarts

These are a dainty filled cookie shell. On your Christmas smorgasbord table, they are pretty as a picture.

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