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Chestnut Mountain Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fun place to ski with friends. Slopes for all levels of experience. Ski in, ski out. Plenty of lifts; we never had to wait in a line. The hotel has plenty of amentieis and the Sunset Grill has excellent breakfast! The food in the Grille and the bar are reasonable. The hotel does not have an elevator... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had good time at the resort. It was first time for me. So my wife and my 2 year old child had to stay at the restaurant while my teenager daughters and I were skiing. She had things to do there, nice view, bar, arcade games etc. The slopes were ok. The rooms outdated, dirty, the heater was so... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location is definitely unique! the view from the hotel is picturesque since it is sitting on top of the hill overlooking the river. skiing is in the backyard and ski gear is available for rental on location. food in the hotel's restaurants is ok. rooms are a bit outdated. could use a refrigerator and a microwave in the rooms.

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I came here for a quick ski weekend from Chicago. It's a 3 and a half hour drive from downtown. They have done a lot of renovations to the common areas, there's a large bar and grill with a view of the mountain from the top then there is a separate restaurant as well. It's a great... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to ski for a couple of days and stayed at Chestnut Resort. We were in an updated room which was nice. Very spacious affordable rooms. The restaurant and bar was great and we had really good service. Only negative - update the rooms locks so you don't have to carry or worry about the clunky room keys from... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I took our kids to this resort for a weekend, she had a suite for the weekend. The resort was jammed packed with college kids, couples and famalies. It was very busy and seemed to be well staffed. The resort offers lessons for skiers of all ages, our kids can ski so we didnt use this service... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a pre-Christmas 3day trip to Chestnut Mountain Resort outside of Galena, IL. This mid-west resort was homey and perfect for our family of four who lives about 6 hours away. If you are looking for a middle class resort that caters to beginning skiers but can also be enjoyable for more advanced skiers, this is your... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We stayed at the Chestnut Mountain Resort on Thanksgiving eve and night. It happened to coincide with their preparations for the opening of skiing season. Although a dusting of snow covered the landscape visible for miles from our very spacious room, the resort was also running its snow machines non-stop to get a base ready for the Thanksgiving weekend skiers... More 

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Marengo, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

stayed two nights at this ski resort on their off season for our wedding anniversary. The room rate was low so we were not expecting much we were very much impressed by this place. Front desk ladies were very nice and accommodating. We reserved a second room for my sister and husband which were only staying for one night. They... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This hotel is a ski resort overlooking the Mississippi River about 17 miles out of quaint step-back-in-time Galena. It's great to go go off season for a low cost room with an awesome view of the river. Make sure you request a river view or you might get the awesome parking lot. The restaurants located in the facility were very... More 

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Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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