About Felt Manor Guest House

The Felt Manor Guest House, a magnificent full service Inn celebrating 30 years of B&B hospitality, is a beautiful French Second Empire mansion located at the top of the Quality Hill section of town and overlooking Galena with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Built by Lucius Felt in 1848, the Felt Manor is considered one of Galena’s premiere properties, offering guests a lovely setting in the renowned charm of Galena’s historic district.

The Felt Manor has five spacious and authentic Victorian style Guest Rooms, each one uniquely decorated and all boasting original marble sinks with antiques and reproduction furnishings; several rooms offer scenic views of the Galena valley and most have private bathrooms. Felt Manor’s Common Areas are comprised of four elegant, spacious and beautifully appointed Parlors, all boasting original marble fireplaces. These parlors include an ornate Library complete with original Walnut built in bookcases, Living Room/Reception Area with wood burning fireplace, Media Parlor/Game Room offering cable television and dvd player, as well as a comfortable upscale Dining Room with individual guest tables.

Our guests enjoy warm, welcoming and highly personalized hospitality, as well as the extra amenities designed to thrill the discerning traveler. Our Gourmet Egg Specialty of he Day Breakfasts are reviewed as some of the best in Galena. And, our desire to ensure your stay is a total delight means that your breakfast meal is prepared to suit your tastes, with all 3 courses served plated to you at an individual table at your choice of time in the morning. Extras include our Romantic Getaway Weekend package providing scheduled appointments for in-room massages, flowers and/or champagne and other concierge services – all available upon request. Our primary goal is to offer our guests the ability to leave their busy world behind and enjoy the luxury and tranquility of our old world charm.


Lucius Felt

This room has a double window view overlooking Galena, queen size pillow-top bed, private shower bath, original marble sink, and a Bose CD player stereo. Air Conditioning.


This room has a double window view overlooking Galena to the East with a 6 mile view and great brilliant morning sun. A queen bed private shower bath, and original marble sink. There is also a twin bed, which allows this room to accomodate three.


The Katharine room is rich in romantic reds, hunter green, and gold. Queen size bed, private bath, orginal marble sink in alcove, Bose wave radio.


Martha was the sister to Katherine Felt and lived at th house from 1876 to 1908 when the home was a summer place for Lucius’ and Katherine’s children. This cozy room has a queen size bed with partial canopy, shared bath, original marble sink and vanity, and terry robes. Air Conditioning.