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2500 US 20 West, Junction of Hwys 20 & 84, Elizabeth, IL 61028
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The View Motel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Elizabeth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Muscatine, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very clean comfortable smaller motel with many amenities and friendly accommodations. A great place to stay especially in the fall when the area is ablaze with color. Close to Galena and Eagle Ridge golf resort. A great place to stay for a weekend get away. Thank you Andy and Joyce for an enjoyable weekend.

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Illinois
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Turn the clock back about 50 years and the result is "The View Motel". Retro furnishings, spotless rooms, very comfortable mattress/pillows, new carpeting, plush towels. Bathroom was small but workable; lots of hot water immediately with unbelievable pressure . . massage! Outdoor sitting area with picnic tables, and chairs,with a small fire pit; grill and chairs off to the side... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Andy and Joyce, immediately, made us feel very welcome when we stepped into the office. Our room was clean, comfortable and everything we needed for weekend stay. We were traveling to Galena for Oktoberfest and didn't want to spend a ton of money on a place in "town". The bed was super comfortable and the shower had great water pressure-two... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the nicest motels I have ever stayed in. Andy and Joyce were very friendly and helpful with any requests we had. You can really see how much pride and work they put into their motel. We will defiantly be staying there again. :) On a side note the water pressure in the showers was amazing!

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Bushnell, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a wonderful stay here ...The owners Andy and Joyce treated us like family that had come to visit ,they go above and beyond to make sure everything is just right , including greeting us with a glass of wine.There attention to detail on the cleanliness of the motel is remarkable our room was spotless, and everything was perfectly stocked... More

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Springfield, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year we have a group trip to Galena and ALWAYS have to stay at The View Motel... well because it "IS" THE BEST! Andy & Joyce welcome you from the moment you arrive with their down home hospitality. The rooms are extremely clean, well kept and the Motel itself is immaculate and beautifully maintained. It is a GREAT location,... More

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Channahon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a night here while on a river road motorcycle trip. The View was definitely the best place we stayed on the trip. Andy and Joyce make you feel at home and go out of their way to be sure your comfortable. After arriving and getting a great hot shower, we spent the evening around the bonfire talking and... More

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Austin, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room was basic but clean. Internet connection was iffy, but music around the firepit in the evening was great, and the view of the valley is fantastic. Super nice innkeepers, cold beer waiting upon checkin!

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's located about 10 LONG, twisty miles from Galena, right smack-dab on the side of the highway, so you can hear the semi-trucks roaring by. The outside is kind of cute and campy; the inside - not so much. Quite plain and dated, altho I did get a kick out the calendar hanging by the door of my room. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed at the view in September 2014. Andy and Joyce are wonderful owners, they make you feel as if you are at home. Very gracious and accommodating. Rooms are very clean and the view is incredible! We will be staying here every time we head to Galena.

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Additional Information about The View Motel

Address: 2500 US 20 West, Junction of Hwys 20 & 84, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Location: United States > Illinois > Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The View Hotel Elizabeth
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