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The View Motel

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2500 US 20 West, Junction of Hwys 20 & 84, Elizabeth, IL 61028
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St. Charles
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195 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travel a lot and this is one our favorite places. Andy and Joyce are wonderful hosts. They have thought of everything to make you comfortable. The beds are cozy comfy. They know the area and can help you with restaurants or whatever you want to do.

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Rochester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have tried for a few weeks trying to come up with a review worthy of A&J's hard work running the View. When we happened to catch a vacancy at the View while passing through the area we checked in expecting a simple and comfortable room. All the extras that we have never heard of any place else (the jumbo... More 

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Forest Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

What a cool place - Andy and Joyce are fun and engaging! Rooms were clean.They checked us in with wine for the girls and beer for the boys. Very motorcycle friendly - towels provided for :am wipe down. Great suggestions for dinner and breakfast. As well as directions to a hidden cemetery so one in our group could find a... More 

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Illinois City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We found the View quite by accident. We had not made reservationas ahead in Galena an when we came on this place decided to spend the ight. Andy and Joyce were wonderfuul hosts, the price was right, the view was amazing, and the rooms were clean. After a comfortable quiet night's sleep we decided to stay an extra day. We... More 

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Thank jeepsong
Van Orin, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A wonderful place to stay when visiting the Galena area. The Hosts were accommodating and attentive to all our needs. Not your typical motel. This is nicer than all of the much more elaborate places we have stayed in the past. We definitely will be back and highly recommend staying at The View.

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Thank Heberma
Longmont Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is one of the best (if not thee best)place to stay when you are in the Galena-Elizabeth Illinois Area. Andy & Joyce were the perfect hosts. After traveling 13 hours ,this place was refreshing. Just checking in was special. Rooms were spacious and if you go out behind the motel ,you can't get more spectacular view of the area.... More 

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Thank Bnsf70mac
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

To enjoy a weekend in Jo Daviess County and not just Galena, stay at The View Motel three miles east of Elizabeth. Joyce and Andy will greet you with warm hospitality and a glass of wine, and your room will be comfortable and exceptionally clean. The money you save on your room will give you extra cash to explore the... More 

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Thank Deb P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I was very spectacle about staying here, when we arrived to check - in not only we where able to check in early but we were greet it by nicest people the owners. Our room came with a 2 glass of wine that provided by the owners and by the way it was delicious. The room was clean, beautiful and... More 

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Palos Hills, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I am very impressed with The View Motel. Very clean rooms with a view on all sides of the of the motel. The host and hostess are very nice and personable people. The host is very knowledgeable of places to dine at that have great food without having to break your piggy bank. ( Thank you Andy for suggesting Charlies... More 

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Springfield
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The friends we were with had been to The View Motel for many years and had told us how great it was. They were right. It's a great place and very convenient for our motorcycle riding. We had a fabulous time. Andy and Joyce are so nice and accommodating. Treated us like family. Can't wait to make another trip toward... More 

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