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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to go to galena one night early and got our regular room at the Irish cottage! We love this room and always get it when we go!! We had a warm welcome at the front desk and the room and hotel is always super clean!! Love the little breakfast in the morning during the week! Best scones ever!!... More 

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El Paso, IL
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stay in Galena. My husband chose this hotel for my birthday weekend because of its proximity to the downtown area and the Irish theme. Check in was quick and the lobby was large with a nice library/sitting area. We had a two room suite which was clean and spacious. We had a corner fireplace which was... More 

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to escape metro Chicago and winter cabin fever. Chose the 1 1/2 drive to Galena and booked the Irish Cottage. What a great choice. Mid-week and the place had few guests. The staff was great. They had plenty of time to talk, advise and assist you. The Irish woman day manager was very helpful with recommendations The rooms were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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94 reviews 94 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Irish cottage is a very comfortable and cozy hotel. The rooms are clean and a nice size. The staff are super helpful and very determined to make your stay a wonderful experience. The Breakfast in the morning is complimentary wow is it big and tasty. You actually don't need to leave the hotel as the music is great in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

nothing to complain about - - easy to find, good quality bed, good shower (bathrooms are key, lol), friendly staff, nice quiet library to read for a few hours, awesome Irish pub... Will be visiting again!

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Northren Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Irish pub, spa, fresh baked scones each morning, a fairy circle, and the feel of an old manner. These are the hallmarks of the Irish Cottage. Sitting on the edge of the village of Galena Illinois this Inn is the perfect couples getaway. It is a wonderful girls friends escape as well. While the staff is not the best trained... More 

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St. Anne, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We opted to stay in the Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel. I wanted a little taste of Ireland. It was exactly what I expected and more. The charm of the hotel takes guests back to the old country. The beautiful ambiance of the library - crafted wood and leather furniture - was relaxing to enjoy a cup of Irish tea in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Loved this little gem. Room was huge, and we booked the lowest class! Typical hotel room, but also with decent sized sitting area, fridge and microwave, standard bath. Never been to Galena before, and not the 'Gramma's doilies on the furniture' B&B kind of folks. Settled on The Irish Cottage based on another TA review that touted the library and... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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138 reviews 138 reviews
41 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Our stay at the Irish Cottage was for a wedding to be held on property. More about that later. A mini fridge was included with the room. Decent sized room with a queen bed, dresser, small desk/chair, and a comfortable chair with footstool. Room was clean; hotel was quiet even with a large wedding party. Staff was very friendly. A... More 

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Lockport, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed here during Country Fair weekend. It was a fantastic stay. We stayed in a very large two bedroom suite. Both rooms had mini fridges and two queen size beds. One of the rooms had a nice sitting area with a love seat, chair and table. It was quaint. The rooms and bathroom were very clean. The suite also... 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
#2 Family Hotel in Galena

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