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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The sites were beautiful this time of the year and I have been to the Galena area many times over the last 30 years, but I always stayed at grandmas house in town. I always wanted to stay at the resort because I did a lot of skiing and ice fishing. When I finally did stay at Chestnut resort I...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chestnut Mountain is great for us "flatlanders" stuck in the Midwest, but still love to ski. I grew up skiing here, now my 3 young daughters learned here. We have done both private and group lessons for the kids, and the teachers are friendly and effective. After a morning of lessons, my pre-k daughter was a confident skier. They have...

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

First time here,stayed over the new years eve weekend. Where to begin...we stayed in a room on the 4th floor, not a big deal but when you carry bags, snowboarding gear, a baby up four flights because there's no elevator be ready for a workout. The room was disappointing as well. The wifi sucked.The room faced the awesome hills skiers...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Kids and I stayed in pet room with our dog. The room was clean. We did not use TV as we were so busy having fun skiing. The room smelled of air freshener. Yuck! The bed was like a trampoline every time one person moved everyone bounced around. Perhaps kids like that I do not. The fast food was ok,...

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Thank K R
Addison, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2017

In case you were wondering, I didn't die. The bunny and rookie hills are pretty easy. The next step up, which is still a green hill was pretty steep, lots of nice folks all over the place to ski around. fortunately, i didn't run over any small children this time. might go back here if i can get someone to...

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Thank Steve P
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 30 December 2016

For the midwest, not bad slopes but would be hard to spend much more than a day without wishing for a bit more variety. Was a great place for most of my novice family and a first time skier (daughter's boyfriend) to develop basic skills. Beautiful area and wonderful sunset over the Mississippi river!

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Grimes, Iowa
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Chose resort based on price but was disappointed. Was probably nice when first built but needs much updating. Walls were thin, heater loud and TV and Wi fi reception were poor. Drive out of town to get there was pretty but a bit daunting-especially at night.

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did the Segway tour on a weekend getaway to Galena. This was our second time on Segways and was by far our most fun. 50 bucks apiece for an hour and a half. After watching a 10 minute video and a brief but thorough check out we were on our way. The trails were lots of...

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Thank BILL M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Checked in and was going to take pics of the beautiful view and was faced with lady bugs all over the Windows m post outside but many inside. They had no rooms available so my husband's and I spent the evening killing. I got to the point I left their carcasses where we killed them there were also flies in...

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Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Love the location, the views are spectacular! Friendly and accommodating staff. No elevator which made getting all our stuff to our room 2 flights up a little challenging. Staff was able to move my in-laws to a room on the 1st floor which was very helpful. When I booked my room, I booked a suite that I thought reservations said...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only in the Midwest will you find such an unexpected diamond in the rough. High above the Mississippi, tucked nicely in the hills near historic Galena, Chestnut Mountain is a premier Illinois. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chestnut Mountain Resort

Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $122 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Chestnut Mountain Galena
Chestnut Mountain Hotel Galena
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“Ask for a room overlooking the slopes/river, we were on the parking lot side :-( but hardly in the room, so no big deal!”
 of 5 bubbles 441BrianH, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor”
 of 5 bubbles SuziCalla, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with views of the Miss River valley are priced higher, but the view is awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles pc746, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't take courtyard view, unless you want a room with a view to the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 359karana, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so stay on the first floor. WiFi is horrible. Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
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