Built as the Farmers Home Hotel in 1867, this icon of hospitality in Galena is one of the few historic buildings in the downtown Galena National Historic District that is still fulfilling its original purpose. Farmers Guest House was named one of the top 10 U.S. Bed and Breakfasts in 2016. Innkeepers Susan and Donald Steffan pay close attention to all the details— big and small—so you may enjoy your stay at this best of class Galena bed and breakfast, making it your home here in Galena.
Farmers Guest House Galena bed and breakfast provides you with a complete luxury breakfast every morning! Each morning you’ll be awakened by the succulent aromas coming from the kitchen. A full award-winning breakfast is served each morning in the large country dining room, which boasts an assortment of tables for private or group dining.
Savor such sumptuous entrees as Caramel Pecan French Toast, Baked Egg Cups, fresh fruit scones, Eggs Benedict, FGH’s Signature Egg Frittata and local-seasonal specialties; always accompanied by homemade bakery items, fruit selections, and a variety of fresh juices on the morning Mimosa Bar. Also, take part in our nightly wine and cheese gathering. Enjoy a snack and a glass of wine as well as stories and conversation, offered at WineTime – 5:00 p.m. each evening.
You may have seen Susan baking up a winning pie on Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship. She takes her baking—and all her breakfast cooking—very seriously. Susan is up early every morning ensuring that guests have a fresh, made from scratch breakfast each day.
Don can often be seen working around the 150-year-old Farmers Guest House wearing his tool belt as he keeps things running smoothly. When not acting as Mr. Fix-it, Don enjoys touring the beautiful countryside around Galena on his motorcycle.
Don and Susan can't wait to share their inn with you.
Some of you may know Susan, aka the Breakfast Diva, from her role as a contestant on Food Network. When you are a guest at Farmers Guest House, you'll get to try her incredible cooking for yourself, as she prepares breakfast fresh every day! Treat yourself to her delicious delicacies, like the popular Artichoke Zucchini Frittata, and you'll be left dreaming of her dishes until the next time you visit!
Artichoke Zucchini Frittata
Susan's Artichoke Zucchini Frittata is the perfect spring dish! Start your day off right with this delicious meal. Top it off with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce to put it over the top!
-from Breakfast Diva Morning Favorites cookbook. Get your copy today, and you’ll have access to the Breakfast Diva’s personal recipes that will make the most important meal of the day come to life. With this cookbook, you’ll be able to make special treats just like the ones that made when she was a Food Network competitor.
Of course, when you’re a guest at Farmers Guest House, you can also enjoy Susan’s incredible dishes for yourself, as she makes breakfast every morning!