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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

    "Great Place. Owner was easy to work with. Short commute into Galena."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
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  • Another great visit!

    "We just stayed at the Bird's Nest and enjoyed our visit as usual. Steve and Maria are so accommodating and always respond quickly. This is only one of many trips to Galena and its so wonderful to have a "home" away from home. Everything you could possibly need is there for you and the birds are quite entertaining. There is so much space that everyone can be together or enjoy some private time as well. Thanks Steve and Maria for sharing your "nest" with us."
    Guest: CJ Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 12, 2015
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  • Great Large family getaway

    "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 2014 Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
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  • Mother/Daughter Reunion

    "A group of six women and five daughters rented this house for five days. The central space containing a kitchen, living room and dining table seating ten was perfect for our group. The kitchen was well equipped since we were eating all of our meals there. The only complaint was that the dishwasher did not do a good job of cleaning the dishes. It should be replaced. This is a great house for group events. The bedrooms, closets and bathrooms are perfect for ten to twelve guests. We had such fun here and will look forward to coming back in warmer weather when we can take advantage of the hot tub, fire pit and screened porches."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 27, 2015
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