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Abe's Spring Street Guest House

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The B&B is great. Very clean and cozy. Check and and out was very simple and it's nice to have the small parking lot available. Easy and close walking distance to all areas to visit downtown. Sandra has great stories and makes an excellent breakfast!

Thank Lyndsey T
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I just spent our tenth anniversary in Galena and stayed at Abe's Spring Street Guest House. The room was nice, and the sculpture and tiles within made my the hosts were beautiful. The food and company of the hosts and other guests for breakfast the next morning really started our day off right. The hosts gallery next...

Thank Brandon W
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend and really enjoyed our time at Abe's Spring Street Guest House. We were in Rudolph's Retreat and loved the size and layout of the suite. Breakfast each morning was tasty, and Sandy was an excellent host. Highly recommended.

Thank aebod
Peoria, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

You must experience for yourself the love and craftsmanship that Charles and Sandy have put in their B & B. We enjoyed hearing how the couple's love for art and woodworking abound in the suites that they rent. Charles' talent is seen in precious art that depicts their fury family members of the past as well as loved species of...

Thank Wesley B
Shell Rock, Iowa
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I love coming to Galena for weekend getaways at least a couple times a year. We have stayed in several hotels in Galena and a few Bed & Breakfast's in Iowa. We wanted to try a B&B in Galena, but found that most were out of our price range and did not have king size beds. My...

Thank dettmeras
Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My wife and I spent 3 nights at Abe's Spring Street Guest House last week and cannot say enough good things about our experience! The innkeepers were amazing and the story of their B&B is really fun! Tons of history, not only related to the buildings, but also to how they resurrected this beautiful property. The breakfasts were delicious and...

Thank mcnair2016
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Spent one night at Abe's Spring Guest House in the smaller suite. The suite was perfect with a big comfortable bed, a nice sitting room, and luxurious bathroom. The guest house is within walking distance of downtown Galena so you can't beat the location and the price was reasonable. The breakfast was wonderful, and our host couldn't have been nicer....

Thank mdavsm
Naperville, IL
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I have stayed at several B & Bs and Abe's is by far the best I at which I've ever stayed. The building is historic and beautiful. The walls are very thick, so being on Rt. 20 is never a problem; we didn't hear the traffic noise. Our reservation had been for Rudolph's Retreat, the smaller unit and it was...

Thank Napergal1
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed in Albert's Glen and fell in love with our room, the Guest House, our hosts, Galena, and so much more. Everything is filled to the brim with incredible high end custom art by Charles, one of the hosts, from drawings to ceramic tile to door hinges. The bed is luxurious, attention to guests' needs and comforts is impeccable....

Thank Cathy C
Des Plaines, Illinois
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We just returned from a romantic getaway at Abes Guest House. Our master suite was perfectly appointed with original artwork by Charles, and the attention to detail from Sandy made our stay comfortable, beautiful and yummy. It's now Sunday eve and Don and I are not yet hungry! Our dinner on Saturday, incuded in the package, was fresh and filling,...

Thank Barbandon

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique B&B rich in history and artistry. Built originally in 1876 as an ice house, this B&B has been lovingly rehabbed into two of the most comfortable and spacious suites each with a private entrance, private bath, king bed, sitting room with TV, VCR & DVD and fireplace. Separate spa room available with six person hot tub and six person sauna. Gourmet breakfast served each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abe's Spring Street Guest House

Address: 414 Spring Street, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: ₹ 6,141 - ₹ 8,985 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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