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Elk River
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited on a week day and was pleasantly greeted by Joe, the innkeeper. He was very welcoming, showed us around the building and to our room. We stayed in the 'Country Charms' suite that was very well decorated in an American theme. Bathroom and sitting area was adjacent to the bedroom and everything worked and functioned as expected. The... More 

Thank waybaker
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. If you had asked I could of upped your breakfast time. but you didn't. There is not much I can do if you don't ask and then complain latter. More 

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95 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My friend and I stayed here for a girls' getaway weekend. We had the Heirloom Suite which was spacious, clean and beautifully decorated. It included a large bathroom with separate shower and tub and a sitting room with a twin bed that doubled for a couch. Joe cooked a super breakfast for us each morning and we thoroughly enjoyed chatting... More 

Thank Rachael M
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I really enjoyed out chatting at the breakfast table each morning. I am looking forward to your return so we can catch up on what has been happening in our lives. Have a wonderful fall. More 

Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

A block up from the main street of this gorgeous little town is this gorgeous B&B. It's stuffed full of antiques and curios and run beautifully by Joe, who keeps the place immaculate and is happy to tell you the history of the place. The rooms are all beautifully appointed, en suite and comfortable and you'll find tea, coffee and... More 

Thank WIvebeenthere
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wonderful guests make for wonderful times!!! I look forward to your return. Thanks for the very nice review!!! Have a great summer. More 

Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stayed 3 nights in this wonderful B&B and it was from the first day fantastic! Rooms are very clean (I have a small dust allergy). Joe (the host) was really friendly and made us feel like home. Everything you asked he did with a smile, this is a person who runs his B&B with heart & soul. We had... More 

Thank krullie255
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for a wonderful review and recommendation!!! I really enjoyed your company on the porch for evening chats, and every day you were here. I am really looking forward to your return when you have the time and desire to return to Galena. Stay in touch as you were wonderful guests. Have a great summer and rest... More 

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

My wife and I spent two nights with Joe at the Brierwreath. It was a. wonderful experience. Our room was not only comfortable and spacious but it was decorated beautifully! Joe made sure I had my morning coffee very early which made it feel more like home. Thanks for that Joe!! Joe made us homemade breakfast both mornings which were... More 

Thank Kevin A
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much!!! Guests like you are what make this such an enjoyable experience! I greatly enjoyed our conversations on the front porch about town and the history in the area. I really do hope you find the time to return when, life says it is time to get away for a while. There are many great things to... More 

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2016

There was nothing more you could ask for at this bed & breakfast. Victorian setting , beautiful rooms , comfortable bed and pillows. Great dining room table for all of us to play cards on. Chocolates and warm chocolate chip cookies and the breakfast's were yummy. Joe the owner was on site and could not have been more helpful. Would... More 

Thank KathyHinckle
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Your group was lots of fun to have in Brierwreath!!! I wonder what card games you will play next time. Your version of rummy reminded me of days gone by playing cards with friends. I am looking forward to your return. Have a great summer. More 

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Quaint B&B....less than a block from the main shopping. 3 wonderful suites, each a different theme. Breakfast was fabulous. The site held many treasures to view. The owner Joe made us feel more than welcome. Will not stay anywhere else when we visit. The welcome chocolate cookies are wonderful

Thank Sharon V
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Good times!!! Thank you for a wonderful time. You all are welcome here anytime! :) More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My sister and I just stayed there this weekend. It was awesome!!! The room was great and breakfast was wonderful!! The location couldn't have been better! Joe was a wonderful host! I would recommend Brier wreath Manor to everyone!!!!

Thank Jean S
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a nice surprise meeting you both this weekend! The weather was perfect for your getaway. Perfect front porch sitting weather. Thank you for your kind words. I am looking forward to your next trip out to visit. More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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344 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We truly loved our stay here. Each of the 3 rooms has a separate sitting room and bathroom. We stayed in the Heritage Suite, so comfy. The location of the B&B cannot be beat, park in the off-street area, and you can easily walk the block to Main Street and all that downtown Galena has to offer. Joe, the owner/inn... More 

1 Thank auvoir
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was wonderful to meet you both! Thank you so much for a wonderful review! I greatly enjoyed talking with you while you were here. I am looking forward to seeing you again when you are ready to get away. More 

Pekin, Illinois
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120 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is our fourth fall in Galena and every year we try a new place to stay. Galena has many options for lodging, and overall we were happy with the warm hospitality and accommodations at Brierwreath. Location-wise, you can't beat the b&b's location right off of the main street. Makes for a very pleasant couple block walk to shopping, food,... More 

1 Thank Jennifer P
Brierwreath, Owner at Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Nice to meet you! :) More 

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Additional Information about Brierwreath Manor Bed and Breakfast

Address: 216 North Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: £68 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any of the three are great choices.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinaV2482LR, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“rooms are all upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles KathyHinckle, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Heritage Room with the separate sitting room that has a twin bed.”
 of 5 bubbles auvoir, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Country Charms Suite is located at the front of the house and provides a nice view of the town and parts beyond.”
 of 5 bubbles 641brucek, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Look at the pictures on their website and choose what is best for you.”
 of 5 bubbles mags2440, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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