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Marcotte's Family Motel

2156 East Route 20, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Marcotte's Family Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We have stayed here several times, in different rooms have never been disappointed. The Marcotte family goes above and beyond to make you feel like family. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and the coffee and muffins that were left outside our room each morning was a lovely surprise. Rural America still exists! The location was perfect with great views and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A great place to stay. If your looking for homey ,clean, tidy and friendly this is it. The owners were awesome. Good muffins!we had basic rooms and that's what it was, satellite TV, shower, two beds . it was quiet and relaxing. I know where I'm staying when I go back that way.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Booked here for a Galena trip based on reviews and we were not disappointed. If you like fancy hotel digs this is not for you, but if you'd rather stay somewhere with down-to-earth retro flair this is the place. There are connecting rooms for groups and the bonfire pit was a perfect way to end the night. The owners were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This past weekend my husband and I stayed here in Room 2. Wow! Talk about charm! Our room was clean, comfortable, and adorable! Reminded me of vacations at my Grandma's house! The views both out front and our room window were awash with the beginnings of fall color--so pretty! The owner was wonderfully friendly and hospitable, and to top off... More 

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Aurora, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My fella and I decided to 'fly by the seat of our pants.' We took off for an adventure with no reservations. We tried to get a room in the quaint town in which we were going to visit a loved one but they were booked. They called Marcotte's for us and luckily they had a room. The room was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed overnight here on a quick trip from Chicago to visit a friend and the Apple River Fort historic site. The room was clean and comfortable (we were in number 2 - king bed, no micro/fridge - TV but we didn't use it so can't report - small bathroom, no tub, not much counter space), couch, desk, side chair. Didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

This is the homiest, most friendly place! The owners are on site and very friendly! We were able to sit and relax by a fire (in the outdoor fire pit) after a day of site seeing and antiquing! Awesome experience! Would definitely stay again!

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I encountered the motel while making an impromptu “escape” from a hectic work week. Set on top of a hill along US Highway 20, 15-20 minutes outside of Galena it s convenient, it commands a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside. The large room was comfortably appointed with a king bed, microwave, refrigerator, table and chairs, a large stuffed chair,... More 

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Santa Barbara , California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My class reunion prompted our return visit to Marcotte's this Summer. After driving from California we stayed 5 nights at Marcotte's and enjoyed it very much! Beds at comfortable, kitchen and bathroom was spotless. One of the best things is they are pet friendly so we brought our Corgi on our trip. We would highly recommend staying at Marcotte's and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We spent two days at the motel during the 4th of July long weekend. The room and bathroom were large and had everything we needed: great nature view, comfortable cute clean bedding, fridge and microwave. The owners are very pleasant and hospitable. They showed us on the map off-beaten scenic path directions to the local attractions, made bonfire to repel... More 

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