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Chestnut Mountain Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
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Ranked #11 of 11 Hotels in Galena
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Peoria, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have traveled to this resort several times. Galena is our favorite getaway only being about a 3 hour drive. We love the windy, scenic drive to the resort. The resort itself is very charming with friendly staff. I love the breakfast buffet and the great view in the morning. We have stayed in the remodeled half... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chestnut Mountain resort has make it their goal to have many offerings other than the ski slopes . They have a very fun luge that for a small price you can plummet down the slope twisting and turning on a sled any season.. so exciting.. then ride the chair lift back up. We were there for a wedding in October... More

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Evansville, Wisconsin
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were well furnished and very spacious. The furnishings were dated but were in great shape and the beds were very comfortable. The bathrooms were very nice sized too. The view from our window was beautiful and relaxing. We did not eat there or do any of the activities, so we can not comment on them. Check in was... More

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Katy, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the weekend (10/3-10/5) here and thoroughly enjoyed the area. First, trust your GPS to get you there. We used the Blanding Rd, Hanover, IL address and it took us directly there, but you might think you're lost or on the wrong road. It's about 8 miles of 2 lane, twisting, hilly turns, but you're on... More

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Orland Park, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was our first time at Chestnut Mountain and overall it was a good time, weather was not as warm as we might have liked but we did get some time to walk the trails. The pool and hot tub came in handy and the Summit Bar for food and drink. You get a great view of the Ski Area... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have been coming to this resort for years and have seen it go through many changes, most recently for the better. My mother loved this place and brought my sister and I many times and now we bring our kids and grandkids. This year we traveled with a Groupon. $59.00 +tax per night. Being a long time customer I... More

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Chicago, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had a horrible experience at this hotel. First off, my husband and I are very frequent travelers and are not super picky about our hotel conditions. We came to Galena to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary. The only positive about this hotel is the cheerful bartender. We faced multiple rude front desk staff...especially the evening staff. Our room... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed at Chestnut last week. It was really dated. However, I did find out we were in the "dog wing" (where people with dogs stay) and that is why the carpet was so stained, the carpet on the walls was frayed, the door was dirty, etc. I think the non dog rooms are nicer. The view is really outstanding. Just... More

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ottawa, Illinois, USA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Seriously needs an upgrade. Everything run down. We could not get WI-FI and could not reach the members of the wedding party we were in...very sad. We also got put on the fourth floor with NO ELEVATOR- lugging our wedding clothes, luggage, trainbox, cooler and a picnic basket- SO UPSET!!! Was hoping to be put in a BLOCK of rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is out dated but clean. The view is amazing! Restaurant was great also. We watched the sunset from our table. Pool was clean. The Alpine slide was so fun as well as the chair lift. They also offer a small mini golf course in front of the building and a park for the kids to play at. We... 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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