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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Galena reviews
Great Place to Stay!
"We really enjoyed our stay at this very cozy, comfortable villa. Everything we needed was at the house. The owners were great to work with - they responded quickly when we called them with a question and they returned books we left behind within 2 days of our return. We definately recommend this place to anyone. We would also reccomend Otto's Place to anyone in downtown Galena for breakfast or dinner (we did both and it was good both times)."
Guest: Janet Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 21, 2015
"We hated to say good bye to "Teddy Bear Place" after our 3 night stay with our daughter and son-in-law and our two grandchildren. The condo is very well equipped and the view of the lake is spectacular as advertised. Access to the Owners' Club is a huge plus, as our 3 and 6 year old grandkids made full use of the awesome indoor pool. We enjoyed family time watching movies in the living room on the nice flat screen TV, while the electric fireplace glowed brightly. Beds are wonderfully comfy, the kitchen well-appointed and our hosts have assembled excellent reading material on Galena and surrounding environs. An excellent value!"
Guest: Richard and NancyDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 1, 2015
"I booked this place for an extended family getaway for a long weekend. Age 70 to just 1 year (brought a pack and play for the baby). Everyone found something to do. Fishing, hiking, biking, swimming, game room, horseback riding, kayak, by the way all of this was done right in the community the house is at. Plus of course heading into downtown Galena for shopping...only a 15 to 20 minute drive. If you plan on coming I would recommend making reservations at the stable for riding and the kayaks as soon as you get there. They can book up fast especially on Sat/Sun. I would only bring bikes if those who are riding are old enough to be comfortable on the road (no sidewalks) and can handle HILLS! Although there is a nice paved trail up the way it is extremely hilly, we are talking going down at 25 mph and having to walk the bike partway up the hills. That being said there were several of us adults and some pre-teen and teenagers who rode the bikes to the pool. Totally doable, only about 1.5 mi ride to the pool and game room, (bring a bike lock), but again extremely hilly and you are sharing the road with cars.
Now to the house, just as it is pictured! The only thing missing out the pictures is the hill that makes up the driveway! Mavis was extremely helpful with questions prior to booking and never had a problem there. The kitchen has plenty of pots/pans, even a Keurig. No need to bring much. I just brought my favorite chopping knife. There is a Piggly Wiggly grocery store about 5 minutes past downtown Galena. We actually only ate out for a few lunches, we had all our dinners in the house...utilized the grill often. (Grill is not perfect, the shelf is WOBBLY, but will do.) I would totally recommend this place to a large family. Lots of fun in the area."
Guest: Jennifer R.Date of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
"This was the perfect place for our annual family get away to Galena for the 4th of July. 6 adults and 2 children even our 2 labs we welcome!! The house is very spacious and had everything we needed, even had dog bowls! We got quick repsonse from the rental company when we ran out of propane for the grill, he was there within minutes!! We would recommend the home in a heart beat and hope to return next year!!"
Guest: Maura P.Date of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 9, 2014