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Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the first weekend that my boyfriend and I spent away together. Despite the not so great weather, we had a wonderful experience at Hawk Valley. It provides a comfortable atmosphere to relax and enjoy the company of the one closest to you. I would definitely stay there again in the future.

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Sorry about the weather, but happy that you were able to get away for some "together" time. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time at Hawk Valley and look forward to your return visit. Wendy and Hal

West Allis, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend at Hawk Valley in early March 2017. The property is beautiful and well maintained with a plethora of wildlife. One of the best things was the breakfast each morning. I am a vegetarian and Wendy and Hal kindly adjusted each breakfast menu so that it was vegetarian friendly. Hawk Valley is...

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind comments and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. One of the beauties of a Bed and Breakfast is that we are able to accommodate special diets or food preferences and are happy to do so. Thanks again and we look forward to your return visit. Wendy and Hal

Oswego, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always we enjoyed our visit to Hawk Valley! Wendy and Hal are great hosts and the food was fantastic as usual. Highly recommend this location for anyone wanting some peace and quiet in a great location .

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Love having you return to Hawk Valley and catching up. So happy that Hawk Valley provides you with the ability to relax and unwind. We look forward to your return visit. Wendy and Hal

Fairbury, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Hal and Wendy, We had a quiet, enjoyable 10th anniversary trip. It's always good to be reminded of God's goodness in His creation, and how small we are. You have a very nice place and we would recommend it to others. Thanks again for your care and excellent service! Brett and Jennifer

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We are thrilled that you were able to get away to celebrate your 10th anniversary and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Wendy and Hal

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My best friend and I traveled to Galena, IL for her birthday and stayed at the Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages. It was an absolutely wonderful area the host, Wendy and Hal are the greatest host you can ask for. ANYTHING you need or inquire about, they have the answer for you. I will definitely stay here again. The cottages...

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We enjoyed having you here at Hawk Valley and we love parties and celebrations. So happy yours was a success. Wendy and Hal

Streator, Illinois
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our weekend getaway to Hawk Valley Retreat. The breakfast's were great. Hal and Wendy were the perfect hosts. The location is so peaceful and beautiful. Hal and Wendy gave us excellent recommendations for places to eat in Galena.

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We thank you for your kind words and are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here in Galena. Wendy and Hal

Chicago
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Wendy and Hal were both personable and accommodating. Bonus points for Hal being a wonder in the kitchen for breakfast meals. The property is secluded and about ten miles out of the town of Galena. We are definitely coming back on a future hiatus.

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Thanks so much for your generous comments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Wendy and Hal

Montgomery, IL
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We enjoyed the cottage very much. It was private, peaceful and had beautiful surroundings. Would definitely go back. Hal & Wendy were helpful with things to do and places to eat :). The breakfast was great.

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We thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and appreciate that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Wendy and Hal

Independence, Missouri
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Secluded, quiet and very restful! Hal & Wendy were the best host! We stayed in the PINES cottage and it was lovely. Would recommend to EVERYONE!!!!!! The bed was heavenly. DO NOT MISS BREAKFAST....every morning was tastier than the day before.

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Wow...you make us feel great. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will return again soon. Wendy and Hal

Saint Joseph, Missouri
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Excellent innkeepers. They accommodated our need for gluten free foods. Would stay there again lots of nature to see. Bet the place is beautiful in the spring when everything is in bloom and the fall foliage would be a sight to see

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Thank you for your very nice comments. We are happy to accommodate dietary needs as we believe that it makes your get-away that much nicer. We hope to see you again soon. Wendy and Hal

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are invited to retreat from the real world in a peaceful country setting located on ten acres, eight miles east of Galena. At Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages you have the luxury of choosing from three rooms in the main house or four cottages on the property. Each cottage has a king bed, double whirlpool tub, electric fireplace, full bath, TV/DVD/Satellite system, wireless internet, kitchenette, eating area, sitting area, and porch. Our guestrooms each have a private entrance, private bath, TV/Satellite system, wireless internet, and king or queen bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages

Address: 2752 W Cording Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9747
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $132 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We stayed in the Meadows Room (in the main house) which has an especially comfortable bed! There are also cabins available.”
mboening, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the main house, all three guest rooms are really nice.”
mkford08, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We enjoy staying in the cottages.”
836nicks, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The only things we were disappointed in was the wifi. But we also realize being where we were was probably the best we were going to get... it just made us be more creative with our time!”
977taushac, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are Very Nice, be sure and use the nice big tub, soo relaxing!!!”
P6777GAjackieg, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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