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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

#1 of 11 Hotels in Galena
Certificate of Excellence
3.0 of 5
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9853 US Rt. 20 W, Galena, IL 61036
Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Davenport, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was cool to look at. We stay in the Aran Jr. Suite. The room was big, whirlpool a little small, and the bed was hard. It was a really cool hotel, the staff was very friendly, and was fun to just hang out in the room. We ate in the pub, the food was WONDERFUL!!! Drinks were a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was great in every way! The rooms were well appointed and decorated very nicely. Extremely comfortable mattresses and pillows. Additionally, the rooms and common areas were spotless. No doubt you can tell that both management and employees take pride in what they do. We went on a weekend when the hotel was completely booked and the hotel was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a truly delightful long weekend. Will be sure to stay there again when in the area. Every thing about the hotel/cottage was outstanding. Room, food, staff outstanding. Each staff person was very helpful especially Ellie. Resturant great and music, Ian, very good. Breakfast outstanding especially the scones. Best we ever had. Room very comfortable. Our only complaint was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed the weekend for our 15 year Anniversary. The staff was very friendly and accommodating! The room was clean and well kept. The breakfast was awesome you must try the scones! We enjoyed the pub in the hotel for a few pints and some music. We would definitely stay here again!!!

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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a Friday late afternoon after shopping downtown all day. The front desk staff was friendly enough. The room was basic and clean. It was a bit outdated for the price that we paid for the room. This place to totally overpriced, but we knew that going in. Had it been updated and in town, then the rate... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every moment we spent at Irish Cottages was fun. From our arrival to our departure, all the staff was courteous and attentive. The room was perfect with a beautiful hot tub for our relaxation and enjoyment. Breakfast was a pleasant surprise with such delicious and tempting offerings. One staff member deserves special mention. Ellie greeted us a couple days before.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice concept, but poor value for experience provided. Premium price for less than premium experience. Hot breakfast was pre selected/ not as we were lead to believe. Service was courteous but lacked attention to detail. Overall, not worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early at the hotel and we were immediately taken care of by the front desk staff. After spending an entire day shopping and sightseeing in Galena we came back to our room to freshen up then went to the pub for a drink and listen to the entertainment . very nice wait staff. The breakfast that was served... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here May 1st-4th for our anniversary weekend, and had a great time. From the view from our suite to the atmosphere in the pub everything was very nice. It's a very quick 5min ride to downtown so you are close to everything, but it's far enough away so you feel like you are staying in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very clean, very accommodating place to stay. We had a suite with a hot tub and fire place, and the room was fantastic. Beautiful reading room and rec room off the main lobby, and the restaurant at the hotel is a fantastic little Irish place with good food, cool live music, and good drinks. Would definitely recommend... More 

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