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    DeSoto House Hotel

    230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2227
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good28%
    • Average4%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
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    Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Nice clean, comfortable hotel with a fascinating history. We stayed in a second floor room (formerly officer's quarters) with a great view of Grant Park. Breakfast was in the Courtyard Restaurant, where the food was excellently prepared and the service was outstanding. The hotel is...More

    1  Thank Denis K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed in the Kenesaw Mountain room and loved it. The room is large and looks out over the main street of Galena. The hotel location is excellent for walking the town, the nearby park and of course the famous stairs to the upper streets. Stayed...More

    Thank yes2travel
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    DeSoto House is a true gem! It is the oldest still operating hotel in Illinois, built in 1855. Although full of charm with brick and stucco walls with Victorian period wall coverings and furnishings, it is well subtly updated for today. Staff is exceptionally friendly...More

    Thank Curt K
    Reviewed 10 June 2017

    This was our second stay at the Desoto House Hotel, it is a beautiful, quaint hotel and town full of history. It has been a few years since our last visit there and we enjoyed returning to the hotel and town. The room was spacious,...More

    Thank halandstacy
    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    We were there for a wedding and this hotel fit the bill totally!! We stayed in the Philip Sheridan corner room. The room was very spacious and clean. The bed was so comfortable too. We enjoyed breakfast here at the Desoto House with a lot...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Galena
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Galena
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Galena
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Illinois >
    • Galena
    • Also Known As
    • Desoto Hotel Galena
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    ireland1227
    23 February 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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    Purplepony0813
    6 February 2017|
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    Response from Deanna P | Reviewed this property |
    No it doesn't have any of those. It has ice bucket and traditional shampoo lotion etc. The hotel does have two complementary water bottles and a small chocolate on first day of arrival.
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    Nick B
    29 May 2015|
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    Response from DominiqueCross | Property representative |
    Yes, each guest room has a private bathroom with a tub and shower. Hope to see you soon.
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    "If you want a very quiet room, ask for a room that faces the interior courtyard."
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    "I believe all the rooms were clean and well maintained."
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    "Liked having a room overlooking the street."
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    "Our room faced the street but was quiet!"
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