Farmers Guest House

The Standard for Relaxed Elegance in Galena, Illinois

A U.S. Top 10 B&B

Galena's only bedandbreakfast.com Top 10 US bed and breakfast
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Welcome to Farmers Guest House

TThere is only one Farmers Guest House. Recognized as the best bed and breakfast and boutique hotel in Galena, Illinois. Since 1867 Farmers Guest House has kept its doors open to all varieties of getaway travelers and passersby. We continue to specialize in making your romantic getaway an experience you will always remember. We offer you an excellent escape from the ordinary, in an unmatched historic inn with incomparable comforts and exceptional service, along with private outdoor patios and gardens that you can enjoy every season.

Some activities you can enjoy year-round in Galena include shopping along our beautifully restored historic Main Street, art galleries and antique shops throughout the region, wine tastings at several vineyards and downtown tasting-rooms, rejuvenating at one of several world-class spas and creating your own adventure along miles of hiking, biking and walking trails. In addition, those interested in the history have countless historic homes to visit, including the U.S. Grant State Historic Site Home and one of the finest small town historic museums in the State of Illinois. You can also take in all of the sightseeing from one of the Galena trolley tours we are known for across the country.

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Situated in downtown historic, Galena, Illinois; Farmers Guest House is a unique country inn with a relaxed elegance featuring 9 tastefully decorated guest rooms & suites. At Farmers Guest House you will find an intimate setting and exceptional service; all wrapped in the ambiance of Midwest hospitality at its best. In 2015, Farmers Guest House was recognized as creating the BEST Bed & Breakfast Breakfast in North America by BedandBreakfast.com.
Susan Steffan, Owner/Innkeeper

Our Guest Rooms

Experience the country elegance found only at Farmers Guest House, with nine well-appointed, tastefully decorated guestrooms, all with private bathrooms, individual thermostats and flat-screen televisions – many have fireplaces.


The Aimee fireplace room is perfect for a romantic getaway in Galena.


Annie's Cottage

Annie’s Galena Cottage

Our Annie’s Galena Cottage is the perfect place to relax and enjoy privacy overlooking our hillside gardens.


Charlotte Suite with corner

Charlotte Suite

Kick back and relax in the Charlotte Suite with a fireplace and additional sitting areas in both the bedroom and parlor rooms.



The Elizabeth Room is accented with light pastel shades and an ambiance of sun and warmth overlooking our beautiful backyard gardens.



The Jennie Room is a spacious king at the top of the back staircase offering unmatched privacy.


Julia Suite

Our Julia Suite is a luxurious two room suite featuring a unique, beautiful king size iron sleigh bed, gas fireplace and a double whirlpool.



The Malvina room is a spacious queen room with a beautiful view of our backyard gardens.



The Mary room transports you to a period of country elegance and charm.



Minnie offers everything you need and is perfect for a weekend getaway.


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Create Your Unique Escape

Experience Annie's Cottage.
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Breakfast at Farmers Guest House

Enjoy award-winning culinary experiences you can't find anywhere else.

WineTime at Farmers Guest House

Join us each evening at 5:00 PM for guest WineTime.

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Reservations with no hesitation!  We don’t charge you when the weather gets ugly. – read our guarantee here.

Farmers' Guest House

  • Farmers' Guest House
  • Galena, IL
  • 815-777-3456

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