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Grant Hills Motel

2.0 of 5
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9372 Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
Grant Hills Motel
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Ranked #10 of 11 Hotels in Galena
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheryl S Ely, Minnesota
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ely, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chanced upon this motel on a drive from Florida to Minnesota with all the pets (a small dog, a cat, and a caged bird) in tow, and we could not have been happier with our great luck. The location is quiet and the room was attractive. It was wonderful to be able to park near the door, and the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at Grants hill motel multiple times for Halloween weekend. Galena hosts a great night parade. Hotel is older, but clean comfy and reasonably priced. Staff is so friendly and sweet, treat you like family.

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galenailjk, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review, and thank you for staying with us! We're looking forward to seeing you again this year at Halloween--if not before! Our best--the team at Grant Hills Motel More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We recently stayed here during a weekend getaway to Galena. The room was fairly clean but had an odor. We think the odor may have been the mold growing above the shower. The person who checked us in was pretty friendly but the person working when we checked out was very rude and short with my husband. This is a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed here this last weekend for business and pleasure. Grant Hills was very clean and close to the downtown area. Check in was smooth and we got in and out in no time, the bill and prices were clearly stated when checking in. We had a room at the back of the hotel and the rooms had plenty of... More 

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Healdsburg, CA
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178 reviews 178 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This place, a mile outside downtown Galena, must've been built in the 50's. It's clean, but old-fashioned. Definitely not rundown, but if you're a modern businessperson on the road, choose somewhere else to stay. It has lousy wifi ("We've been having trouble with it, and it's supposed to be fixed, but I don't know when"). I had to move the... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

A no-frills roadside motel, perfect when you just need a place to sleep while visiting Galena. It was very clean, as other reviewers noted,but both our room and the lobby had a weird, slightly sour smell. We'd acclimate to the smell after a bit, but it always struck us whenever we left and came back. The motel is just a... More 

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Elmwood Park, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I booked my reservation approximately 3 weeks in advance and was pretty happy as every other place I called was booked already. We were looking forward to our aniversary two day trip to Galena. As first timers there we wanted to take advantage of visiting everything that was interesting to us so when the owner told me after confirming my... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My husband and I decided to take a last minute getaway. I was surprised that I called on a Tuesday and was able to get a room for Saturday night. We had a room downstairs. As we rode our motorcycles, the owner told us to ride our bikes on the grass down around the pool and park them in front... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This motel was good for the price! It was very clean, the beds were comfortable. The walls are very thin! We slept at the back of the motel. We didn't hear any of the highway, which was what we were hoping for. We did, however, hear the people above and to the sides of us: a child running above us... More 

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Pella, Iowa
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed here in Galena, and for the money was pretty nice. A little dated, we stayed downstairs, which actually meant you had a door opening to the rear of the motel, which wasn't a bad view. Not far from town - a mile or so, but not walking distance to the shopping area. Would recommend staying here .

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