The Steamboat House
© The Steamboat House

The Steamboat House is a charming getaway in the heart of Galena, Illinois. Tucked away just one block from the bustling Main Street of Galena and a short stroll from the town’s shops, wineries, and fine restaurants, this beautifully preserved inn offers luxurious accommodations, deluxe amenities and gracious hospitality and service.

The grand 7,000 square foot hotel features five spacious and exquisitely appointed guest rooms that have been designed and decorated for style, comfort, and privacy, with contemporary décor and modern amenities. The inn also boasts inviting parlors, a traditional wraparound front porch with rockers and armchairs and a screened gazebo in the garden for the ultimate escape.

Guest services and amenities at The Steamboat House include early morning coffee, tea, and cocoa delivered to your door, a sumptuous three-course breakfast, evening drinks with an award-winning selection of fine wines and hot beverages just before bed at night. A billiards room, beautiful library, and formal dining room make up the communal areas in the inn and off-street covered parking is available.

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1.Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations  

The Steamboat House features five spacious and exquisitely appointed guest rooms that have been designed and decorated for style, comfort, and privacy, with contemporary décor and modern amenities. Each finely appointed room features a queen-size bed dressed with luxury linens and down pillows, a private bathroom with shower and bath, thick towels and deluxe bath products, and a sitting area with wood-burning fireplace. Modern amenities include a flat-screen LCD television with DVD player, air-conditioning and wireless Internet.

Elsie is the largest room in the Inn and features a beautifully carved walnut sleigh bed with gold drapes, as well as an extra twin-size bed for additional guests. A private bathroom has a shower and bath, thick towels and deluxe bath products, and a sitting area has a wood-burning fireplace. Modern amenities include a flat-screen LCD television with DVD player, air-conditioning and wireless Internet.

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2.More Accommodation Options

More Accommodation Options  

Bess is an enchanting and serene abode with Eastlake antique furnishings and a queen-size bed dressed with luxury linens and down pillows. A private bathroom has a shower and bath, thick towels and deluxe bath products, a sitting area has a wood-burning fireplace, and a screened porch has tables and chairs with beautiful views of the surrounding wooded hillsides. Modern amenities include a flat-screen LCD television with DVD player, air-conditioning and wireless Internet.

Lene is a bright corner room with large windows that look out over the garden and fountain. Lene features beautiful hardwood floors, a charming four-poster queen-size bed dressed with luxury linens and down pillows, and a private bathroom with shower and bath, thick towels and deluxe bath products. Modern amenities include a flat-screen LCD television with DVD player, air-conditioning and wireless Internet.

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3.More Accommodation Options

More Accommodation Options  

Viola is a large corner room with original hardwood floors and gorgeous walnut antique furnishings. Viola offers a queen-size bed dressed with luxury linens and down pillows, and a private bathroom with shower and bath, thick towels and deluxe bath products. Modern amenities include a flat-screen LCD television with DVD player, air-conditioning and wireless Internet and large windows that look out over the garden and fountain.

Once the room of Sarah Harris, the original owner of the property, Amanda is a romantic retreat that boasts all the elements of a Victorian getaway, including a beautiful bay window that overlooks the garden. Amanda offers a queen-size bed dressed with luxury linens and down pillows, and a private bathroom with shower and bath, thick towels and deluxe bath products. Modern amenities include a flat-screen LCD television with DVD player, air-conditioning and wireless Internet and large windows that look out over the garden and fountain.

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4.Amenities

Amenities  

The Steamboat House offers an array of guest amenities and services including early morning coffee, tea and hot cocoa delivered to your door every morning, followed by a delicious three-course breakfast every day, wine time every evening and hot beverages just before bedtime. A billiards room with full-size billiard table, a fully stocked library with books, games, magazines, and a DVD library, a baby grand piano and complimentary high-speed wireless throughout the property are some of the other amenities on offer. Private, off-street and covered parking is available, and the inn is just a short walk from the bustling center of the town.

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5.Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

Special packages at The Steamboat House include the Romance Bundle, which includes a bouquet of flowers, a box of chocolates, a bottle of acclaimed red or white wine and two Steamboat House branded wine glasses. The Birthday Bundle package includes a custom made birthday cake for two, a bottle of acclaimed red or white wine and two Steamboat House branded wine glasses. The Spa Bundle
includes an in-room massage, a bottle of acclaimed red or white wine and two Steamboat House branded wine glasses and a box of chocolates.

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605 S. Prospect St. Galena, Illinois 61036, Phone: 815-777-2317

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Romantic Getaways in Illinois: The Steamboat House Bed and Breakfast in Galena