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Goldmoor Inn

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9001 Sand Hill Road, Galena, IL 61036
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Peoria, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay. The innkeepers Birgit and Slobo were wonderful. We stayed in the Mississippi room and the view was quite nice. We really liked the screen porch and fireplace. We had initially thought about having dinner in Galena, however we decided to eat at the restaurant and it was fantastic. The meal was cooked to perfection and... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear David and Janet, thank you for your wonderful review. We are happy that you enjoyed both your accommodation and your dinner. The Goldmoor is a special place and we hope you had time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.We appreciate your business and hope you will visit again soon. More 

Grinnell, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to the Goldmoor and our favorite cottage the English Cottage. New owners Slobo and Birgit Radin's presence are truly evolving. Outstanding staff from reservations, check in, housekeeping and of course the food is still absolutely outstanding! Quiet and peaceful and overlooks the mighty Mississippi.

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear George thanks again for a lovely complimentary review. We hope to be of service again in the future. More 

Ames, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I booked one night here as part of a 3 night trip to Galena. The property is impressive and view was fabulous. It is definitely "off the beaten path". However, the dining was average and the hospitality was nothing special. Not what I expected for a $250-300 per night establishment. The value and hospitality did not compare... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Cosette, I am sorry to hear that the Goldmoor experience was not what you expected. I noticed you stayed in November of 2014. My husband and I have purchased the Goldmoor in Feb of 2015 and we hope that you will give us another opportunity to show the true Goldmoor hospitality. We look forward to be of service again... More 

Bartlett, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned our wedding at the Goldmoor Inn and while the end result was a wonderful wedding weekend we did have a few bumps in the road with planning. We booked the venue in May 2014 and the communication at times was lacking which for a bride is frustrating. The owner Patricia at the time was not involved and when... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Shannon, thank you for your review and feed back. I am happy that your wedding day was such a wonderful event and you enjoyed the Goldmoor experience.We look forward to be of service again in the fall when you return to the Goldmoor. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband and I just got back from a night in Galena. We were recommended to stay at the Goldmoor Inn and we are so glad we did!!! The staff was so welcoming and friendly. We stayed in the Mississippi Suite which had a spectacular view of the Mississippi river. The room had a large screened in balcony where we... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Arhild, thank you for your review and feed back.I am so happy that you enjoyed the Goldmoor and your stay with us.The Mississippi suite is one of the favorites. Thank you for staying with us, we hope you will be coming to visit again soon. More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I hadn't been to the Goldmoor in years and they have made many changes. The main building is a site to behold and the updated dining area is gorgeous. Stayed in the French cottage (having stayed in English and Irish prior to this). As with the other two this is a gorgeous and relaxing environment. Large soaker tub, huge bed,... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Chasman 99, thank you for your review and your feed back.I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the French Cottage. Our Gourmet breakfast served in the room is one of our specialties and we are happy that you enjoyed it. My husband and I recently purchased the Goldmoor and we are looking forward to be... More 

Sugar Grove, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My wife and my three year old daughter spent our new years eve at the Goldmoor. My wife is pregnant so we wanted some well deserved downtime instead of our normal NYE celebration. We opted for the Timberland log cabin, which I highly recommend. The Goldmoor is a bed and breakfast, but it feels much more like a luxury hotel.... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Krippelz3, thank you for your favorable review of the Goldmoor. I noticed you spent NYE at the Goldmoor and I am glad you had a nice experience. My husband and I just purchased the Goldmoor and we hope to welcome you again soon while the beautifully landscaped surroundings are in full bloom. More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in the Turret Suite right before Christmas for some much needed down-time; it was lovely! The suite's drama was so much fun with the bed and whirlpool on the 2nd floor. We slept in and opted to have our breakfast brought to us in our suite. Dining in the robes provided on the 1st floor with... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ann, thank you for your feed back and suggestions. I noticed you stayed at the Goldmoor in December and enjoyed the holiday spirit. My husband and I just purchased the Goldmoor and we take customer feed back serious. As such we are going to address your comments. Please come and visit again soon to experience the changes. More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Goldmoor Inn has a beautiful location with plenty of land to stroll and relax in. The room/suite that we had was very spacious. We had a kitchenette, 2 person tub in main room and a huge bathroom. Parking was a bit strange because of the set up for accessing the room from outside. It seems more like a hotel... More 

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goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, thank you for your review and favorable rating. My husband and I recently bought the Goldmoor and we are just as pleased as you with the beautiful grounds and location overlooking the Mississippi. We would love to welcome you again at the Goldmoor for another relaxing experience. More 

Gilberts, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband and I try to sneak away from the kiddos a few times a year and are always looking for quaint romantic getaways that don't cost an arm and a leg. We found a coupon on Groupon for a Goldmoore Inn in Galena, IL which made our two night stay affordable. We booked the River View King Suite with... More 

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