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Queen Anne Guest House

200 Park Ave , Galena, IL 61036-2306 USA (Show map)
306 Reviews
$95 - $185
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Our Victorian Queen Anne style B & B is situated 4 blocks from Main Street where the historic shops and restaurants of Galena begin. You'll be served our award winning gourmet breakfast each morning. From our lodging you may stroll downtown or to the Grant Home or Grant's Park. During your stay you can relax and enjoy the early morning and late evening beverages featured on our tea cart. Our Parlor Party is a time when guests will receive treats and have an opportunity to visit with other guests and the innkeepers. Our open areas include two parlors, library, dining room and two porches. We have Dish TV featuring numerous movie channels, videos, DVD's, Cd's, books and games for your enjoyment. The Queen Anne has been featured in many books, including America's Painted Ladies. We hope to be hearing from you soon! - Mike and Anita.

Rooms & Rates

Prince George

A room that is fit for royalty and recently remodeled, Antique Eastlake queen bed, iron sleigh twin day bed, electric fire place, Dish TV with movie channels, DVD player, antique dresser, antique caned chair, CD alarm clock, two tapestries, redecorated 2007. We have a large collection of dvd's and cd's to bring to your room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Queen Anne

A romantic room that is one of our most popular. Mahogany four post queen bed, electric fireplace, Dish TV & movie channels w/dvd player, antique dresser, cd alarm clock. Two Victorian chairs and a small table are nestled in the bay window turret area. This is one of our larger rooms. We have a large collection of dvds and cds to bring to your room.

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

Sir William

A spacious room with plenty of sunshine. Seven foot four post mahogony bed, electric fireplace, antique dresser, antique settee,antique music stand, cd alarm clock. The room has a nostalgic phonograph and Dish TV w/movie channels & dvd/vcr. You can select from our large collection of lp's and cd's & movies to bring to the room.

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

Lady Ashley

Completely remodeled in 2010, this romantic room served as the nursery. It has an antique headboard and queen bed, an beautiful sitting chair, High def 32" Dish TV w/movie channels and dvd player. 2 small tables with a cd alarm clock by the bed side and dresser. The large bathroom was once the servant's quarters and has a 2 person whirlpool, electric fireplace, bath salts and a CD stereo.

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

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.8

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306 Reviews

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Made the absolute right choice

4.8 on April 06, 2014

After looking at the numerous places to stay in Galena, my wife and I picked the Queen Anne. So glad we made the choice! Mike is an excellent host, he knew so much history about the home and city. It was a pleasure to sit and talk to him about what to do during our stay. The breakfast in the mornings exceeds the hype! It is a perfect way to start your day of seeing the sights. I would most definitely recommend the Queen Anne to friends and family that are looking for somewhere to stay in Galena.

Our staty in Gelena

4.8 on March 27, 2014

We had a great stay at the Queen Ann Guest House. The food was outstanding and it the service was excellence. We were only less than a 10 minutes walk from all of the sites.

We loved it!

5 on March 17, 2014

This was our first time in Galena and our first time at a B&B, we truly loved the experience! Mike and Anita were very friendly and full of information for us. The best part of the visit was the amazing breakfasts that we enjoyed. Top notch!

Everything you are looking for in a B&B and more

5 on March 12, 2014

My daughter and I just loved this B & B. We arrived at 4:00 p.m. Mike gave us a tour of his beautiful home and told us there was a parlor party at 5:00! We were served snacks and juices and Mike told us about the history of this lovely Victorian home. It was so relaxing. When we got back from dinner we were greated by a tea cart just outside our door with the most flavorful teas we have ever tasted! In the morning, our breakfast was wonderful! I have been to many B& B s in Galena and this one is top notch! Just a short walk to shopping too!

Lady Ashley room review

4.8 on March 11, 2014

IMO the most important part of a B&B stay is the owner. Luckily, the owners of this awesome 19th century house, Mike and Anita, did not disappoint. They were very welcoming and extremely nice. Anita was a wonderful and entertaining cook. She dished out a broiled & salted grapefruit and a fried egg lentil salad with buttered toast for breakfast that was extremely delicious and I don't usually even like grapefruit! The house itself is very rich in history and Mike was happy to tell us all about it. Beautiful furnishings, stained glass windows, and there's even a large sword on the wall. I'm a guy, and guys love swords. My wife and I stayed in the Lady Ashley room. It used to be the nursery of the house so it is the smallest room but that fact by no means diminishes how great the room is. It is beautiful and cozy, just the way we like it. I'm not a super fan of huge open rooms so it was perfect for us. The room is connected to what used to be the servant's quarters (and is now the bathroom) which is a fairly decent size and sports a large jacuzzi/bathtub. Everything was very clean and tidy. Overall our stay was very enjoyable, the hosts were great and Galena itself is a great town with lots of wineries and shops to explore. Go check it out! -Travis from Peoria

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Location Type

Airport, Small town


Dubuque, IA (DBQ) 18 miles

Directions to property:

Take 61 North to Rt 20 exit and proceed on 20 East and follow directions above.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, President Grant's Home, Apple River Fort, Apple River State Park, Witkowski Wildlife Area, River Boat Rides, Trolley Tours, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Historical Sites, Trolley Tours, Grant Park, President Grant's Home, National Mississippi River Museum, Specialty shopping, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Videos , Artwork, Karaoke Machine, Antiques, Screened Porch & Wrap Around Porch, Parlors, Videos, DVD's, Cd's, Books, Magazines

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Historical Sites, Trolley Tours, Grant Park, President Grant's Home, National Mississippi River Museum, Specialty shopping, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool

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  • Check In:: 4 - 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Parents and children are to be responsible.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Single Saturday nights are by telephone reservation only & are limited.
  • Deposit Amount Required: Minimal deposit at time of reservation. $20 first $10 each additional night per room.
  • Cancellations: A charge of 25% per room per night if 14 days notice is not provided. 50% if 7 days or less. 75% if 2 days and 100% if less than 24 hours.



Mike & Anita Reese

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Nikki, a amall parrot Others

About the innkeepers

Anita has been in numerous theatre productions with the Prarie Players and is an RN. Mike has been an Outdoor Writer, small business owner and over 20 years in the corporate world. We are currently involved in Galena activities and groups. We have just finished writing a 100 character interactive murder mystery with friends.

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Elegant & Multicourse

  • Time Served: 8:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , gluten free , lactose free

Signature Dish

Mike's Croissant, Queen's Sauce
A lightly toasted croissant, topped with ham, tomato, spices, sauce and cheese, then broiled to perfection. The Queen's Sauce is a yogart based sauce that is delicious on any type of fresh fruit.

Details Diamond Collection

200 Park Ave , Galena, IL 61036-2306 USA (Show map)

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