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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9853 US Rt. 20 W, Galena, IL 61036
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Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Galena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a lovely place and a lovely time. The staff was super-friendly and the food was wonderful--both at the pub and at the breakfast provided. We had NO problems with our rooms, like at our last 2 hotels (HVAC, shower, toilet). And they were very clean and roomy, with a nice view. There are also 2 cozy rooms off... More

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La Grange, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great experience here, the room was great (booked the King Suite with valley view), bed was comfortable, room was always clean. Complimentary breakfast every morning was delicious, and the bar was great in the evening because you could enjoy a couple (or few) drinks and just crawl back to your room. Also had a great experience getting... More

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Western Springs, Illinois, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Irish Cottage in Galena a number of times before. We keep coming back because of the Staff and the feel of being at a B&B in Ireland. This visit was scheduled in part due to the Irish Music Festival held over the weekend of April 11 & 12, 2014. The music was great, and the... More

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this place two years ago while staying at a neighboring motel, We enjoyed the food and friendly service. This visit to Galena, I surprised my wife with an "Eat, Drink and be Merry" weekend package at The Irish Cottage to commemorate our recent 52nd Wedding Anniversary. She has been delighted with our accommodations in the Glendalough Suite and... More

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Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only way our stay could have been better was if we'd stayed longer. Great amenities, friendly and accomodating staff. Family-oriented pub with Friday/Saturday Irish dancing and live music. Varied menu. Breakfasts were memorable on thier own.

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New Berlin, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a much needed girls' weekend in Galena and were very pleased with the Irish Cottage. We had a double queen room which was very clean and the tub/shower area seemed recently updated. It did overlook the parking lot but that was not an issue for us. We remarked several times how quiet our room was. We enjoyed the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are spending our 40th wedding anniversary at The Irish Cottage. Both our parents were born in Ireland and we have enjoyed spending many holidays over there. Since we were unable to make the trip to Ireland at this time, we chose The Irish Cottage in Galena. As you drive up to the hotel, you would think you are pulling... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The young lady was very pleasant and helpful when we arrived. She provided us with area information and got us checked in quickly. Our king room was clean and spacious with fridge and microwave. Bed comfortable with lots of fluffy pillows made for a good night's sleep. However, for $150, in off-season, the negatives were: the parking lot view, the... More

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Manito, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have spent 2 St. Patrick's Day Celebrations with the wonderful folks at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel and we are looking forward to many more! This year we were fortunate to have both our grown sons along,1 recently returned from a 9 month tour in Afganistan, and a great group of our friends from Manito,Illinois, and... More

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Orland Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality was exceptional and replicates the warm and friendly character of the Irish. R. O'Shea's prints were beautifully displayed throughout the hotel. Friday night Irish dancers and LIVE entertainment were quite enjoyable. Bartender, Joy, is appropriately named. Her service and personality were delightful.

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Additional Information about Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

Also Known As:
Irish Cottage Hotel
Irish Cottage Galena
Address: 9853 US Rt. 20 W, Galena, IL 61036
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Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Galena
#3 Romantic Hotel in Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel 4*
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