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The View Motel

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Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The View Motel is a great place. A great value. Andy and Joyce are so nice. The rooms are clean, and nice. Too tired to sit by the fire this trip. I will be back. Location is between Elizabeth and Galena.

Thank patrick d
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have little to add to the other reviews other one more 5-star review to contribute to the average. Stayed for 2 nights for weekend getaway. About 10 minutes from downtown Galena, and 15 from Mississippi Palisades State Park. The room was clean, the water pressure in the shower was stronger than at home, and the hosts were helpful and...

Thank Jason T
New Lenox, Illinois
Reviewed 23 June 2016

In the vast amount of places to stay in Carroll County...the Galena area - there is a "Gem" called The View. It is run with much attention to detail by Andy & Joyce. They are the nicest couple and take pride in their ownership of the motel. You are welcomed as soon as you pull in with the prettiest landscaping!...

Thank Raul C
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We were so pleased with our stay at The View. The room was exactly what we needed -- very clean, comfortable beds, great shower, thick towels. Andy keeps the lawn just as immaculate. He spends a lot of time on the landscape and his flowers. Joyce and Andy gave us tips on where to go and what to do. We...

Thank Curt S
Knox, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2016

As always family and friends take 3 day weekend trip, and this year everyone wanted to go back to Galena Ill, and stay at Andy's and Joyce's motel, THE VIEW in Elizabeth Ill. So off we go, all on our motorcycles, bit chilly, some said it wad COLD, Going to see Andy! Of course we have the whole motel for...

Thank RAS7501
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Andy and Joyce are truly nice people. They made us feel welcome, the room and grounds are extremely clean. Its location is centrally located for many of the site seeing, historical sites. We will definitely be staying there again.

Thank Kevin H
LaPorte, Indiana
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Our group stayed at The View this past weekend and we were treated with exceptional customer service. When a group books all of the rooms there is a discount plus we were greeted with a full cooler upon arrival and bonfires in the evenings along with music to our liking. My husband and I also enjoyed staying at The View...

Thank Rita L
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The View is a very small 11 room hotel. It does not have a pool or hot tub. What it does have is it's owners. Andy is an unbelievable host. We went to Galena for a bike trip. The group I went with stays at the View all the time. So I heard stories about how great this place is....

Thank funseeker95
Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We went to galena for us grant pilgrimage and stayed at the view. Very welcoming folks and nice clean rooms. Would for sure stay there again. In the early morning you can see thesun rise on one side and the moon set on the other

Thank robin65_13
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Joyce and Andy were the best! From the moment we reserved our room over the phone, to the moment we checked out, they were friendly, inviting, hospitable, and truly the most genuine people I have ever met. My kids and I already planned our 4th of July weekend at their friendly confines. I sincerely feel we have made friends to...

Thank Herminio G

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The View Motel

Address: 2500 US 20 West, Junction of Hwys 20 & 84, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Region: United States > Illinois > Elizabeth
Price Range: $78 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The View Hotel Elizabeth
View Hotel Elizabeth
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“Book in advance but still try last minute in case of a cancellation”
 of 5 bubbles Tara-and-Patrick, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all one level. Can pull right up to your room and park.”
 of 5 bubbles 406RaulC, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“views of rolling hills, beautiful sunrise, and sunset”
 of 5 bubbles RAS7501, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Grab some friends and rent all 11 rooms for the weekend”
 of 5 bubbles funseeker95, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“All the room have a good view”
 of 5 bubbles Heberma, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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