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Ryan Mansion Garden Cottage

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The free Wifi didn't work more than it worked. There was a table with no chairs. The bathroom was SO cold that we had to put on a pair of shoes or socks to walk on the tile floor. Noone on site for assistance. Received a number from the person driving the ghost bus and while the person called us...

2Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The information on Trip Advisor made it seem like the Ryan Mansion was a bed and breakfast. It is not. Many of pictures posted on Trip Advisor are old when the mansion was a B&B.There is no breakfast, only black coffee in your room. You do not have the option to stay in the Ryan Mansion. This is a cottage...

1Thank Lisa B
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Just to clarify this is a tour of the mansion not a ghost tour as the person at Ramada Inn told us incorrectly, but we just wanted to see the mansion & not do a ghost tour anyway. This is a nice tour of the mansion & it is being preserved to the time period which is nice to see,...

2Thank Sara F
Quad Cities Illinois
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Visited as part of Amelia's Ghost Tour. Toured the downstairs which is quite lovely. We were told the folks that own the home were hosting a dinner in the downstairs dining rooms later that evening.. I don't know if it is normal but the tables were set for dinner and the chandeliers were lit which gave an interesting vibe to...

1Thank luv2playa
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 4 May 2013

I showed up at the Ryan Mansion tour one afternoon with my mom, sister, and mother in law. We love old houses and were in town so thought we would take a gander. The man who greeted us was dressed up in period clothing and asked us who we were there to see and if we had calling cards, etc....

1Thank Jaime C
Galesburg, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Indeed there be many fine B&Bs available to travelers of the Galena area. Self described as "Galena's Finest....", I excitedly found this description understated. The Ryan Mansion experience is one of pure Victorian Elegance!! Regardless of which room accommodation you choose, elegance, warmth, a peaceful rest and a Delightful Breakfast is Yours! The Heiken Family proprietors and staff, from True...

2Thank Mark E
Reviewed 11 November 2012

This was a fall get-away planned as special treat for my mom and sister. We wanted to go somewhere out of the ordinary and make some lasting memories. Ryan Mansion exceeded our expectations without breaking the bank. By choosing to go mid-week, there is a cost reduction. There is no break for single occupancy of a double room, however. The...

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 4 November 2012

I have know idea why Ryan Mansion is not rated in the top 5 b&b's in Galena. It is absolutely beautiful. The mansion is decorated like it may have been when built in the 1800's. Every room is like stepping back in time. The owner even gives tours. And a wonderful home made breakfast is served every morning in the...

Thank rickz123
West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We recently stayed at the lovely and historical Ryan Mansion, (a short drive to downtown Galena), for several nights and enjoyed it immensely. Our host, Bill, was gracious and very informative, providing us with a tour of their beautiful B & B, all while in ‘period mode’. It even included a brief parlour game which was delightful. Our rooms were...

Thank VictorianCowgirl
Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We stayed at the Ryan mansion for three nights. Our room was very comfortable. The breakfasts where amazing. The house is filled with interesting historic decor. The location is a quick drive to downtown Galena. Be sure and take a tour of the house.

1Thank gatawinger

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is no longer a Bed and Breakfast We are only renting the cottage behind the house with garden and pond view. Ryan Mansion garden cottage is a beautiful, historic garden cottage located just 1 mile west on Hwy 20. We offer gas fireplace , Jacuzzi tub in select rooms and coffee and mini fridge There is a breakfast restaurant just steps from your cottage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ryan Mansion Garden Cottage

Address: 11373 Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: ₹ 12,767 - ₹ 14,257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ryan Mansion Garden Cottage 2.5*
Number of rooms: 1
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“This is not a hotel it is open for tours.”
733saraf, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Each and every room is breathtaking!!”
MarkE961, 6 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The rooms and bathrooms vary so take a tour if possible”
gatawinger, 13 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Rooms on back side of house (Katie's and the cottage) are quieter. All are wonderful!”
CarrieW249, 19 Sep 2011 | Read review
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