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Chestnut Mountain Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week we went to this place because in Illinois you don't have much other options. But this year we are so dispointed that they decided to leave the snow untouched after snow falls!? What a waste! A lot of snow piles up on the slops created more dangerous spots, no fun! Too bad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had mixed feelings about coming to Chestnut Mountain because of several non complimentary reviews I had read on different web sites but as a visitor to the US and someone who loves to ski in Europe I took the plunge and drove from Chicago to check it out. That was a very wise decison.This place is excellent and very... More 

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St. Charles, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just got home yesterday from staying here for their 2 night weekend deal. We found the place to be a great deal for the price! We love to ski and felt that for less than $1000, our family of 4 could stay, rent equipment and ski to our hearts' content! We loved the fact that we could start early... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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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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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