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Goldmoor Inn

At a Glance

    Pros

  • Outside of downtown Galena, but close enough
  • amazingly romantic with views overlooking the river
  • free bike loans

    Cons

  • Could be too frilly for some tastes
  • breakfast is not made to order (it's whatever they've got for the day)
  • two-night minimum on weekends

Goldmoor Inn Review

Whether you settle into a grandly appointed suite, freestanding cottage or woodsy log cabin, you'll revel in the romance at this country-style bed and breakfast, just beyond downtown Galena. Going on its 30th year, the Goldmoor appeals to honeymooners, parents seeking a quiet break from the kids, and couples with leisurely days and intimate nights in mind. Its primo picturesque setting on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River is duly complemented with lavish furnishings in each room or cottage, including two-person whirlpool tubs, heated towel bars and gas fireplaces. For the ultimate views, book the Mississippi Room where you can sip an evening cocktail in the screened-in porch while gazing out onto a magnificent vista of the setting sun over the river.

    Hotel Details

  • 5 cottages/cabins; 13 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.

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