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Renaissance and Riverboat Suites

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324-328 Spring St, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036
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Renaissance and Riverboat Suites
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Medina, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Priced reasonably. Fair room, nothing fancy, definitely need new beds. Breakfast room - Fair, nice selection of bread, rolls, fruits, bread, room should be set up different so people aren't stumbling around one another. Quaint rear outside sitting areas, need better grounds keeping. Hot tub area very nice (nice idea). On very busy main way / truck route, this creates... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you won't be returning. The mattress in this room is 6 months old and is a plush top. Everyone is different when it comes to mattresses some like soft some like hard this one is on the soft side. I was surprised to hear you where stumbling over other guests in the breakfast room. You where the... More 

Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a cute place! I stayed in the Grey Eagle for a couple of nights for a girls weekend. When I walked in the room I felt like I was back in time. Very large and clean room. Our back door opened up to patio and hot tub, nice place to relax. The baked goods for continental breakfast were really... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us and your breakfast was good. The lighted stain glass is a plus and we do feature it in three of our suites Looking forward to your next return. Thank You Victoria More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here both Friday and Saturday evening. Upon arriving, it was a little tricky getting the key's, but Victoria left notes on how to proceed to the rooms. She left a number to call for any questions. We loved the room, spacious room with bathroom with standup shower. We were in room 2 which was at... More 

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victoria c, Manager at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent review. Happy you where pleased with your stay. Our location is great and the outdoor areas and hot tub are a plus. It is nice to eat breakfast when you want and you can take it to your room or sit outside weather permitting. Please come see us again. Thank You Victoria More 

Shawano, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have been to Galena many times. By far, this is our favorite place to stay. We love the charm of the Room (Grey Eagle). It has a small kitchenette and fireplace. It is like a mini apartment. The decor fits the charm of the building. The patio is a neat place to sip champagne in the morning and beat... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Glad to see you back again this year. Was a little jealous when I saw you sipping mimosa's outside on the patio ( wanted to stop and join) Hope to see you next year at Easter. We'll have a towel bunny waiting for you. Victoria More 

Warrenville, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We really enjoy the quaint 3 bedroom with the shared kitchen. It's really a great time for 3 couples. We can each have our private room with a bath, but also enjoy each-others company with the shared kitchen. We always have a great time!!

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay again. Renting the third floor rooms with kitchen works really well for couples. It's nice to have your own room and bath and then have the kitchen to gather or the big outside deck. Looking forward to your return. Victoria More 

Franklin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Very nice and clean. Great, charming atmosphere! Not too far of a walk to shops and restaurants....maybe a half mile. Loved the historical feel of the buildings. Breakfast was included and offered a good variety of traditional "continental breakfast" options.

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our location to town is great. We do hold a high standard for keeping our rooms clean and refreshed. Please visit us again when your in the area. Victoria More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Location was good, can easily walk to town. Room was clean and comfortable. Only small negative was could not find the thermostat and it got pretty warm in the room with the fireplace going. Maybe was there and just did not see it. Otherwise, very nice stay.

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Yes there is a thermostat but it is in the outer hallway our apologies if we forgot to mention where it was. Please come and visit us again. Thank You Victoria More 

Joliet, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is one of our favorite places to stay in Galena. The rooms are clean, cozy, and the least expensive in the Galena area. We have stayed in the suites as well as the standard rooms. They are all nice, only difference being that the suites have a jacuzzi. They are also very close to town, so you don't have... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It is nice just to park and walk to town from here. We strive to make your stay memorable. Looking forward to seeing you in the future. Victoria More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We have stayed at many places in Galena. This is our favorite so we have returned many times. Accommodations are roomy and the best value we have found. Short and easy walk to downtown. Delicious food in the breakfast room. Love to hang out on the back decks and in the courtyard. Perfect for groups.

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

It's great to hear we are your number #1 choice in Galena. We enjoy having your group stay with us and look forward to your next visit. Thank You Victoria More 

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My sister and I decided to take a "sisters' trip" to Galena, just the two of us. We were only looking for a place to sleep, shower, and have breakfast (to save some money). Neither of us had ever stayed in a B&B.We didn't want the standard hotel room, we wanted something unique to Galena. the Renaissance fit the bill... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted your trip was a memorable one. It's easy to fall in love with the charm these historic buildings provide. We look forward to your return. Victoria More 

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