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DeSoto House Hotel

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviews parking garage green street tavern courtyard restaurant main street general's restaurant deb bertucci abraham lincoln oldest hotel parlor suite historical hotel oldest operating susan b heart of downtown trolley tour within walking distance step back in time my husband and i
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit and it was as good as the first time. Nice rooms and restaurants on the property. Perfect parking too. Just remember that this is an old hotel, 1855, so don’t expect things to be modern and hip. You wouldn’t be...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Gary 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

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Slemner
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Galena and walking down Main Street looking for someplace to have breakfast. We saw a sign for DeSoto House, originally thinking it was for the hotel only. We were pleasantly surprised to find the restaurant open to the public...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank RWollard
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Don't expect a level floor, because it isn't going to happen! However, that is not what you come to this hotel for. The workers are so easy to work with and helpful. From the bartenders, to the desk, to the servers it has been a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Irene S
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Every year I travel to Galena in October and look forward to the wonderful food and best Bloody Mary at Green Street Tavern in the DeSoto House Hotel. Last year I could not make the trip, so I was even more excited for food and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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DeeDee G
April 24, 2018|
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Response from S4904APmattm | 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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"Ask for the room that overlook downtown"
garydA6236OW
2 weeks ago
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"The junior suites are spacious and comfortable"
3Cousins
Nov. 7, 2018
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"Main street view"
rhondaw56
Oct. 8, 2018
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"Book early...street side has some noise...not bothersome."
pcbc17
Sep. 21, 2018
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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