The Guest House - Private and All Yours

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Entire guesthouse hosted by Jim And Josie

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
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Enjoy the cozy comforts of this renovated studio in Galena's historic district. The building is yours for your stay, with driveway parking onsite. Wake up with provided coffee, tea, and biscuits. We've made this a welcoming space for respectful travelers of all backgrounds, so join us for a comfortable and unforgettable time in our beautiful and historic city. Our space is privately operated and cleaned by us, not an outside vacation rental company. We've live onsite, and been here for 20 years.

The space
This private Guest House has a cozy, rustic appeal, and has just been remodeled using reclaimed barn wood and many custom features. Park in the driveway and walk up the gentle, stepped path to your private entrance. No keys to fuss with here - just use the code we give you before check in. Feel free to use the kitchenette, including sink, counter, microwave, coffee maker and tableware. We also include locally roasted coffee, tea, yogurt, oatmeal and biscuits to start your morning. This space is an extension of our home - not just another hotel room. We've worked hard to create a great experience for you and we hope you enjoy and care for it as much as we do.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Wifi
Dedicated workspace
Free driveway parking on premises – 2 spaces
40" HDTV with Chromecast
Central air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Hair dryer
Under the Counter Mini Fridge refrigerator
Microwave

Accessibility features

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Where you’ll be

Galena, Illinois, United States

Our neighborhood is at the edge of Galena's historic district, with a mix of historic and modern homes. Take note that the property is located on a hill, and there is an uphill walk when returning from town. We are an eight-minute downhill (0.4 miles, 140' elevation change) walk to the north end of Main Street, close to restaurants like Fritz & Frites, Little Tokyo and Fried Green Tomatoes: also coffee shops and the historic Dowling House, Galena's oldest home. Downtown is less than a two-minute drive away. If you do choose to walk to town, be sure to bring comfortable shoes! Rather drive? Check out the City of Galena parking map located in our photos.

We are a nine-minute downhill walk (0.6 miles) to the north end of the Galena River Trail. The trail is ideal for jogging, cycling, light hiking & cross country skiing. The Galena River Trail spans from Buehler Preserve (1.3 miles from the Guest House) on the north end to the Galena Junction on the south end (5.4 miles from the Guest House). This is a beautiful way to enjoy nature, and the Galena skyline.

A walking map to town is provided in our space. It includes three different routes.

Hosted by Jim And Josie

  1. Joined in January 2017
  • 245 Reviews
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  • Superhost
One of our favorite parts of travel is meeting people and engaging with someone or something new. We believe everyone travels in their own way, and we hope as a host we can enable your best experience. We're into music, food, and most any fun activity.
One of our favorite parts of travel is meeting people and engaging with someone or something new. We believe everyone travels in their own way, and we hope as a host we can enable…

During your stay

One great feature of The Guest House is its privacy. You can come and go with ease during your booking via your own private entrance. We'd love to meet each and every guest who chooses to stay with us, but by no means require any such meeting. We will politely check in to make sure guests are comfortable. Let us know if you'd like to connect or just enjoy all Galena has to offer at your own pace. If you have a friend or family member who wants to stop by for a visit, we kindly ask for you to let us know so we are not surprised to see an extra vehicle parked.
One great feature of The Guest House is its privacy. You can come and go with ease during your booking via your own private entrance. We'd love to meet each and every guest who cho…

Jim And Josie is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: Italiano
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy