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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9853 US Rt. 20 W, Galena, IL 61036
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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Galena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I both loved this place. We had driven by it so many times but never realized how beautiful it would be inside nor the amenities offered in this little (77 rooms) boutique hotel. The huge, beautiful bar, appointed with stained glass signs and lots of dark wood, highly resembles the pubs (except the size) I've been in... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boutique hotel offers all the amenities of a large hotel in a warm, cozy and charming environment. Staff is friendly, knowledgable and helpful. Pool is nice and the workout room is small but meets cardio needs. It's not far from downtown area. The complimentary breakfast is a continental breakfast. The pub offers great entertainment on the weekends.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights and attended a wedding this weekend. As soon as we walked in the door, I feel in love with the charm and coziness! The dark wood and comfortable feel was wonderful. The rooms are spacious, very clean and comfortable. We went to the pub for food and drinks. The dark woods and cozy atmosphere continue? There... More 

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sisters and I and our spouses spent 2 nights at the most lovely place in Galena Illinois. The people were wonderful, the rooms were comfortable and large, and the atmosphere in the whole place felt like we were welcome guests in someone's home. In the morning we were treated to complimentary baskets with scones and fruit . Also available... More 

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Malone, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This boutique hotel is a real find! The rooms are oversized, beds comfortable, includes a refrigerator and a separate sink. The art work in each room is nicely done and reflects the history of the area. We were amazed at how quiet it was even though the hotel was full. The hotel includes the Frank O'Dowds lounge and pub which... More 

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North Liberty
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88 reviews 88 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking at the website and seeing some reviews, we were looking forward to an amazing weekend at the Irish Cottage. The hotel is beautiful with gorgeous, rich, dark woodwork and Irish décor throughout the hotel. The bar has a lot of charm and an old-world feel to it. We were impressed with the Irish ambiance. We wished that the hotel... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not quite sure what to expect when we booked the Irish cottage. Less sure as we pulled up to the colorful hotel on the side of the road. It does, in fact, look like a string of buildings pulled right from Dublin and has a lovely look of fun to it. All of my questions were put to... More 

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Western Springs, Illinois, Usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from our umpteenth visit at the Irish Cottage. For my wife and I, it is place just to be! We just sit in the Library or Auld Dubliner Room and sit, with a good book and a drink. However, we mentioned to each other that we didn't read much on this visit, since so many other guests... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding at the Irish Cottage on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small wedding of 35 guests, but the venue was beautiful and the staff worked extremely hard to make the entire event absolutely perfect! We had stayed at the Irish Cottage about 5-6 times prior to the wedding and every experience was excellent. The staff is very friendly... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at this hotel. The common areas have lots of rich, dark woodwork and character. The room was a very nice size. We stayed in a king plus room. It was basically like what other hotels would call a suite. It had a fridge and micro and also a nice little living room area with a... More 

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Address: 9853 US Rt. 20 W, Galena, IL 61036
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Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 75
Also Known As:
Irish Cottage Hotel
Irish Cottage Galena
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Galena
#3 Family Hotel in Galena

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