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The View Motel

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 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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English first
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My husband has stayed here before while hunting in the area, and had a good stay. We were originally planning on staying at Galena's Eagle Ridge Resort, but couldn't find rooms in our price range. My husband suggested that rather than scrapping our Galena trip, we should stay at the View. The View is small, and right off the highway.... More

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Mke
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Booked at the last minute and we were impressed with how clean and comfortable the room was. It's a 1960s motel that has been well cared for; pride of ownership is apparent. We stayed in a standard room with 2 beds and it was exactly what we needed for 2 nights. The owner delivered personalized service. After visiting a local... More

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Dekalb
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

First met Andy and Joyce shortly after they opened. They have completely renovated the place and continue to add improvements every year. They are hardworking, dedicated owners. Always clean, always friendly, always a pleasant experience. Conversation is available around the wood fire at night in the warmer months with the owners and other guests. Fun times and cozy atmosphere. Privacy,... More

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Glendale, Arizona
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
42 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This was a surprise find. I pulled in and checked trip advisor reviews which were good. Unique outside decorations and balloons light up at night. Nice and helpful check-in hosts. It was all so ordered, complete and clean. After stepping in some hotels and motels you question the comforters and carpets. But I realized when the place is this clean... More

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Ware, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Everything that we experienced at the View Motel was outstanding. The hosts were exceptionally friendly and helfpful. We were welcomed with a glass of wine and a pleasant chat relaxing in the evening sunshine. We were from the UK and found that Andy was also from England but his American wife, Joyce was just as friendly! The rooms were clean... More

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Springfield, IL
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Going to The View Motel is like seeing an old friend! Andy and Joyce are just so accommodating for all of their guests. We have stayed there 3 times over the last few years on our motorcycle trips to Galena and Savannah. They have become our friends that we look so forward to seeing if we are lucky enough to... More

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Near Chicago, IL
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The View Motel reflects nearly everything that has been said here. Rooms are very clean, owners very nice, truly the kind of motel you remember from your childhood. One thing setting it apart, however, is that shower. Andy explains that he's somehow increased the water pressure, and that was a good move on his part. That shower velocity can stand... More

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Elysian, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

After riding 300 miles on motorcycle it was a refreshing stop. What a surprise we encountered. The owners were very friendly, we enjoyed a complementary glass of wine, had a great clean and comfortable room. Enjoyed a fire in the evening with the other guests. It is a only a few miles away from Galena. We would highly recommend this... More

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Knob Noster, Missouri, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

The owner was very gracious and helpful regarding the area since we were not familiar. The room was very clean and comfortable. The price for the room was reasonable for the area. Highly recommend this motel but would be wise to call and make reservations in advance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

One of the best small motels I have seen. Loved the decor, and the service. This is not one of those places that looks different when you arrive, the pictures on their website are a clear representation of their establishment. I would not hesitate recommending The View.

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Additional Information about The View Motel

Also Known As:
The View Hotel Elizabeth
View Hotel Elizabeth
Address: 2500 US 20 West, Junction of Hwys 20 & 84, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Location: United States > Illinois > Elizabeth
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Elizabeth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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