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DeSoto House Hotel

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230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2227 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
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All reviews parking garage green street tavern courtyard restaurant main street general's restaurant deb bertucci abraham lincoln root beer parlor suite oldest hotel historical hotel oldest operating susan b heart of downtown corner room within walking distance my husband and i
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want the full Galena experience with an overnight stay, this is place to stay. Very nice accommodations with history galore. Just loved walking around and looking at all the old pictures. The décor is stylish, the rooms comfortable, and the ambiance amazing. Restaurants...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Every time we stay here, it’s a great time. The staff is so friendly and helpful! The hotel has s great history and tours for both the history and ghost tours! Fun! It is right in the middle of downtown which makes it perfect for...More

1  Thank Slemner
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly service with personality. Two of us had pastrami sandwiches, one beef brisket and a Philly cheesesteak sandwich. They were all quite delicious! Make sure you walk around and tour this historic hotel! If you’re stopping for lunch be prepared to wait or try the...More

Thank purplehotgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This grand old lady is showing her age. You can get past the faded carpets and the slanted floors, but after staying recently at the Washington House in Cedarburg WI and the St. James Hotel in Red Wing, MN, I can tell you that the...More

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 6 stopped here today for drinks and Clyde was awesome! We love this place! We had wings, soup and loved it all! We will be back! Everyone here was very helpful, history comes alive at the Desoto House!

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Food & drink at the hotel
The Generals' Restaurant
170 reviews
Cuisines: American
Green Street Tavern
343 reviews
Cuisines: American
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
55
Price range
US$75 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desoto Hotel Galena
Location
United States > Illinois > Galena
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
55
Price range
US$75 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desoto Hotel Galena
Location
United States > Illinois > Galena
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Traveller (168)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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DeeDee G
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Matt M | Reviewed this property |
I know Jeff was there 5 months ago when my fiancée and I stayed at the desoto!
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hwoodrum
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Steven K | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know if this is a requirement of a weekend stay. You would have to call the hotel and inquire about this topic. Sorry I cannot help in this regard.
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ireland1227
February 23, 2017|
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Response from trib_ona | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, we have had two different rooms and neither had a refrigerator. They did have blow dryers in both rooms. We even had a suite with a fireplace. I highly recommend the midweek internet options. They are... More
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Room Tips
"Main street view"
rhondaw56
1 week ago
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"Book early...street side has some noise...not bothersome."
pcbc17
4 weeks ago
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"This historic landmark is located on Main Street and includes a Parking Garage."
955jaeh
Aug. 23, 2018
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"Stores don't have restrooms, but if you are staying here, you can visit your room when you need a..."
billpC2490CM
Aug. 22, 2018
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