Queen Anne Guest House

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


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.



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Great breakfasts! Convenient for downtown.

5 on February 09, 2018

My wife and I stayed at the Queen Anne’s just after New Years 2018, and we had a fantastic time! Mike was friendly and welcoming and had a very streamlined process for setting us up with a key to our room. The location could not be better for walking to downtown Galena; once we parked at the Queen Anne we barely needed to move our car! Each morning, Mike set us up with some of the most out-of-this-world breakfasts that I have ever seen. These breakfasts looked like something you’d be served in a 5-star restaurant in New York! The Queen Anne boasts a collection of interesting books about the history of Galena, and they also have quite the movie collection for those cold wintry nights after a night on the town. Mike was great, the location was perfect, and the house itself was very cozy. I’d definitely recommend staying at the Queen Anne! The one caveat of which we were unaware when booking the room is that they have a pet cat. Mike asked we had allergies, and then promised the cat would be kept away from the rooms until we departed, however my allergies were still pretty bad throughout the stay. If you aren’t allergic to cats, I’d say that it doesn’t get better than this in Galena! Tony and Sharon

mother/daugter time

4.8 on January 10, 2018

had a great night in Galena then relaxed in our very comfortable room.

girls night

4.6 on December 21, 2017

wonderful overnight stay. Breakfast was delicious & Mike is such a wonderful host.

Best place to stay in Galena!

5 on November 12, 2017

The Queen Anne guest house is a dream! My husband and I came here for our birthdays and really enjoyed our stay here. The house is gorgeous and welcoming. Mike is an excellent host, very personable, and makes the most delicious breakfasts! You simply cannot beat the value. We felt very taken care of here. Will definitely be returning!

Fit for a Queen

4.2 on October 26, 2017

I chose the Queen Anne Guest House with my friend (who happens to be named Anne) in mind for her first true Bed and Breakfast experience. We had a great time, the rooms were spacious, and we had a wonderful breakfast with Mike, one of the owners. It was everything you'd want in a bed and breakfast experience and more.

Victorian Motif

4.6 on October 18, 2017

Beautiful house and wonderful service and breakfast. Close to town and quiet location.

Lovely B&B!

5 on September 22, 2017

Breakfast was amazing! Super friendly! Walking distance to downtown was great!

Lovely Stay

4.0 on September 07, 2017

We had a very nice time at the Queen Anne Guest House. The owner was very thorough and you could tell took a lot of pride in his home/business. It was very charming and only a short walk to the Main St. It was nice to be a little bit off the beaten path, but yet have a quick walk to downtown. I do think the only reason we were able to still make a reservation over a holiday weekend was because they don't offer online reservations. I do think that would increase their patronage, but if that's not a concern, they are probably just fine continuing to do business as they do.

Great Location. Fantastic Meals. Wonderful Innkeeper. We felt very welcome and met some great people who participated in interesting conversation. Superb Experiance.

5 on July 13, 2017

Our Innkeeper, Mike provided wonderful gourmet meals at a beautifully set table. He also provided a get together snack at 5:00 pm each day. It was fun to break the ice with other guests and share interesting ideas on local activities and such. Rooms were spacious and very clean. It was nice having a private bath. The morning coffee bar on the second floor was a real treat for people who need a few cups to prepare for the day. We will definitely return and refer all our friends.

A Memorable Stay in Galena

4.4 on July 04, 2017

This was our third trip to Galena and the best B&B we've stayed in there. Mike was an excellent host and cook; he even understood how to make gluten free delicious breakfasts. We would definitely come back!

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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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $150

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $150

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $150

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $165

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Location Type

Airport, Small town


Dubuque, IA (DBQ) 18 miles

Directions to property:

Take Rt 20 East to Galena. Immediately after crossing the Galena River, turn North (left) on Park Ave. Proceed to the end of Park Avenue where we are located on the corner of Park and Adams Street.

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, Trolley Tours, River Boat Rides, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Videos, Wired internet , 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, Specialty shopping, National Mississippi River Museum, 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: Outside only On Wrap Around Porch
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Parents and children are to be responsible.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Single Saturday nights are by telephone reservation only & are limited.
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • 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.
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Mike & Anita Reese

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Nikki, a amall parrot

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.

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