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9372 Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
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Grant Hills Motel
Ranked #10 of 11 Hotels in Galena
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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148 reviews 148 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Pekin, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

For the money, you just can't beat this place! The owner/manager is very friendly, the room was clean as a whistle, and I slept like a baby the first night--despite the fact that it is right next to busy highway 20. If all you need is a clean, comfortable place to rest your bones--this is the place for you! The... More

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Franklin, Indiana, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I read some the bad reviews of this motel and I must say they have high expectations of a mom & pop place like this one. The people are friendly and the rooms are clean. This place is outdated by chain hotel standards. However, as stated, it was clean. We were very comfortable and slept well. The shower worked great,... More

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Additional Information about Grant Hills Motel

Address: 9372 Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Grant Hills Hotel Galena

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