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Cloran Mansion Inn (B&B)

1237 Franklin St , Galena, IL 61036-1309 USA (Show map)
4.7
340 Reviews
$105 - $225
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About

Escape to a romantic get-a-way in an 1880 ITALIANANTE Victorian Mansion. Experience the luxury of fireplaces and whirlpools for 2. Lounge in the soft robes provided while watching a complimentary DVD's from our extensive collection. Enjoy all of the amenities including flat screen TV, DVD player CD stereo, private baths, mini fridge with complimentary beverages, candies, candle lights and more. Start your day with a very full country style breakfast before exploring the beautiful historic town of Galena only 8 short blocks away. After visiting Galena and its many fine restaurants return home and relax in the yard underneath the shade of beautiful trees and enjoy 1 ½ acres of manicured lawn and gardens. The Cloran Mansion offers 5 rooms with central air and a fully handicapped accessible Cottage, which is also pet friendly and a Studio Condo. Children are welcome in Sara's suite, Cloran Condo and Antonio's Cottage.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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renewal ceremony with family

5 on July 23, 2014

We just celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary with our parents and adult children. Everything was awesome. The house and cottage were beautifully decorated. The grounds were impeccable. The food was amazing! And Carmine & Cheryl were incredible hosts! They accomodated all of our wants and needs. The firepit was great entertainment for us each night. The gazebo and pond were very relaxing. Everyone enjoyed the whirlpools in their rooms. We were only there for the weekend but I felt more relaxed and stress-free than I have on a weeklong vacation. We will cherish these memories and look forward to staying with them again.


Fabulous place to be pampered and to relax.

5 on March 16, 2014

Cheryl and Carmine are extraordinary hosts that go the extra mile to make you feel special and appreciated. The attention to details is boundless from the decor to the amenities. No corners are cut. I fact, breakfast is delicious and very generous; cookies upon arrival with complimentary water, pop, coffee and popcorn. Our room was spacious and the bed amazingly comfortable. We enjoyed our private whirlpool and fireplace. The weather didn't allow us to enjoy the outdoor gardens, gazebo and walkways so we will be sure to come back to experience them this summer. We highly recommend Claron Mansion and these very special hosts.


First B&B Experience and it was wonderful!

5 on July 02, 2013

This was our first B&B experience and it was fantastic. Carmine and Cheryl made sure our stay was top notch. From the divine breakfasts that we enjoyed to having reservations ready on Saturday night to the wonderful dining establishments in Galena, they made our stay unforgettable. I would highly recommend the Cloran Mansion for your next getaway. The mansion is beautiful and the rooms are immaculate. Seriously consider the Cloran Mansion for your next Bed and Breakfast excursion. R&L Iowa Falls,Iowa


Wonderful First Time Experience!

5 on May 30, 2013

This was a first time bed and breakfast experience for us and we couldn't have been happier! Our hosts were very welcoming and gracious from the minute we walked in the door! Everything was decorated beautifully, accommodating with all the comforts of home. The food was out of this world and the little extras like homemade coffee cake were quite nice! We will definitely be back to stay at the Cloran Mansion!


Service is Outstanding

4.4 on May 07, 2013

We stayed here in December 2012 and it was very nice we did stay in the room on first floor was very large but could hear the comings and goings of everyone. Will stay here again but on the 2nd floor:) Food was amazing!!!!!!! We were only a couple of minutes from downtown which worked out great.


We really enjoyed our stay at Cloran Mansion

5 on February 28, 2013

We were looking for someplace cozy and relaxing, and we found it in Cloran Mansion. We stayed in John's room with the thermostatically controlled fireplace and jacuzzi for two. We didn't watch much television, but a flatscreen with satellite was available in the room. Breakfast was wonderful, and our hosts were very gracious and genuine. We will be staying here again soon!!


There condo!!!

4.8 on February 19, 2013

We stayed in there condo and it was amazing!! Then got to go to there bed and breakfast for a formal dinning table with beauitfull dishes and glasses and then served some of the best food we will definitely be back!


Great end of January visit!

5 on February 03, 2013

Beautiful home and very gracious hosts. Very warm atmosphere and the breakfasts were second to none. Thanks for a great visit, we'll be back sometime.


Best Bed & Breakfast

5 on January 26, 2013

The Cloran Mansion by far is the best Bed & Breakfast we stayed at. From the location, atmosphere of the rooms, the fantastic breakfast and all else they have to offer. Carmine and Cheryl go so far out of their way to make your stay there just so cozy and not wanting to leave. They are just so sweet in every thing they do and very helpful in all ways. Thank you for very relaxing time, We will be back SOON. John & Joanne


The most romantice weekend ever

4.6 on January 23, 2013

Cheryl and Carmine went above and beyond in every aspect to make our second stay there the most romantic every.


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Rooms & Rates

Tower Suite

Tower Suite amenities include a king-size pillow top bed, grand fireplace, Satelite TV with Flat scree TV, DVD and CD stereo,shower, plush robes, and mini-refrigerator stocked with complimentary soda and water. Your private staircase takes you to the cupola, or widow's watch at the peak of the mansion. There you will find your double whirlpool for two complete with bath pillows, sea salts and CD stereo and warm fireplace. It's everything you would want in a truly romantic getaway!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Sara's Suite

Sara's Suite features an extra-firm pillow top king-size bed as well as a queen-size sofa sleeper. The armoire hosts a flat screen TV, satelite, DVD and CD stereo. A coffee pot, microwave and mini-fridge with complimentary soda and water. Enjoy your morning coffee or tea at the glass-top table in the bay window. Cuddle up on the sofa in front of a warm fire or pamper yourself in the largest corner whirlpool built for two in the spacious private bath.Sara's Suite is one of the most comfortable romantic suites in the mansion and is the perfect setting to say I Love you!

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

John's Room

John's Room provides the perfect cozy setting for enjoying your time together. The grand fireplace is angled and gives a warm glow to the queen sized bed. The private bath hosts an inviting whirlpool/Jacuzzi built for two and shower. Enjoy complimentary beverages from the stocked mini fridge while watching satlite TV on a flat screen with DVD player to watch a movie from our extensive DVD library, or simply relax in the soft robes while listening to your favorite CD.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Ann's Room

Ann's Room is said to be the most inviting room in the Mansion. The Wood Cathedral ceilings reflect the warm glow of the Grande Fireplace. The Queen sized bed, Satlite TV/DVD, Mini fridge stocked with complimentary soda and water, CD Stereo and Soft Robes all add to your comfort. The large Private Bath with the Whirlpool/Jacuzzi built for Two is enhanced by the many windows giving you a view of the stars and nearby working Farm. Relax in your Whirlpool by candlelight while listening to your favorite CD. Shower also

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Antonio's Cottage

Antonio's Cottage is the perfect private get-a-way for your honeymoon, anniversary, birthday or just for being alone together. Enjoy the heated floors and plush terry robes when you step out of your whirlpool/Jacuzzi for two or from your morning shower. Relax in the romantic warmth of your three-sided fireplace as you watch your favorite movie from our extensive DVD library. Or enjoy the soft sounds of your favorite CD. The 32-inch flat screen TV/DVD is on a swivel so you can enjoy your selection from the double whirlpool, queen sized bed, dining area, or sofa. Galley kitchen.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Alice's Room

With its queen-size bed and white wicker furnitureis the most charming room in the mansion. Although it is considered a standard room, it has many above standard features including: fireplace Satellite TV,DVD and CD player. The mini-fridge is stocked with complimentary beverages and the private bath has both tub and shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Cloran Condo

Enjoy a spacious studio condo with private balcony, a king size bed, and sofa which also serves as a comfortable queen sleeper, see through fireplace which separates the bedroom and bathroom, a 32 inch flat screen TV/Blue ray DVD player, and soothing spa alarm clock radio and Ipod/MP3 player docking station are provided for your enjoyment. Double whirlpool tub and flat screen TV with DVD above the tub. Galley kitchen with microwave, coffee pot, mini fridge, flat top range. Also the use of all the amenities of the lodge, swimming pool, sauna, game room and exercise center

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

Dubuque, IA (DBQ)

Directions to property:

one mile west of Galena, Illinois.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golf, flea markets, auctions, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, In-room internet, Desk, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , large front yard, outside gathering area, massage -therapist, consigere services, ample private parking

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Video Arcade, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2 P.M.
  • Check Out:: 11 A.M.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Cottage and Sara's Suite
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Cottage Only
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day minnimum on weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Rooms are held with a credit card but not charged until actual checkout
  • Cancellations: 10 day prior to day of arrival. If more than one room,holiday or special event 30 days notice required or reservation will be charged if room(s)cannot be let. Administration fee of $25 may be charged for cancellation.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Carmine and Cheryl Farruggia

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Cooking, decorating, hospitality, health care, motorcycle

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9-10:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free


Signature Dish

Cloran Sunday Italian Breakfast
A full breakfast including breakfast meat is served every morning, but on Sunday morning it is always, Italian Sausage, Italian Seasoned Fried Potatoes, Eggs to order, Sliced Italian Bread toasted, French Toast, Fruit, Coffee and Juices


Details

1237 Franklin St , Galena, IL 61036-1309 USA (Show map)

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