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The Inn at Irish Hollow

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2800 S Irish Hollow Rd, Galena, IL 61036
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Stonewood Cottage. While it was a bit of a drive, we knew it was worth it the moment we walked into the cottage. Soothing music floated out (from the tablet) to greet us. They have thought of pretty much everything: a centrally located fireplace with LOTS of firewood and starter sticks; generous supply of small-batch indulgent... More 

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1 Thank Ellie W
White Heath, IL
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This was our fourth visit and the food was the best ever! We love the cottages (French Maid's Cottage might be our favorite) and the staff take care of every little detail. We arrived stressed about the holidays and left completely relaxed. We are already talking about our next visit!

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1 Thank Kevin N
Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We have enjoyed our 6 stays in the cottages at Irish Hollow but I think the thrill is gone. We love the Gardener's Cottage with the fireplace that faces the main room and the whirlpool. The ground are wonderful to walk through. But the price at $1,300 for two days is just too much. In the 8 years we have... More 

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time time post your review. There is nothing more helpful to us when designing the future of Irish Hollow, than to have feedback from our friends. There is never a good excuse for disappointing a guest! In reviewing the time of this visit, it is apparent that the rate was based on being one of... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

I have been to the Inn several times now and every year it is an even higher pleasure for me and my girlfriend to go there. The stuff and especially Vincent and Mackie are just awesome in terms of taking care and making to most beautiful time. The food is mind blowing and we still cannot find out what their... More 

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Decorah, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I have stayed in some wonderful places but I think this has them all beat. I go away in October every year to celebrate my birthday. I go alone because it is my time to pamper myself. Although I think mainly couples go here, I didn't feel at all out of place and would also recommend it as a great... More 

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1 Thank Patricia E
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We rented the Stonewood Cottage for one of the weekday packages. Tuesday thru Thursday. We arrived Tuesday about 330 pm. While waiting for check-in, Tony was very welcoming, made us feel at home, and chatted us up. It was love at first sight when we saw the Stonewood. It seems to be the most "rustic" country of the cottage choices,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Have had a lapse of our yearly trips to Galena, but have vowed to stay at The Inn at Irish Hollow on our next trip and we were glad that we did. Not a fan of B&B's myself, the information and reviews provided on the web steered us in the right direction. We were able to grab The Postmasters Room... More 

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Westmont, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We visited for two nights and rented one of the larger cottages (Old Orchard Cottage). The Inn is about 25 minutes south of Galena just off a tiny dirt road. It was originally the center of a railroad town (Rodden) and the inn was the general store, post office and who knows what else. Now it is a stunning inn... More 

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3 Thank Martin D
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We recently spent a weekend at the Station House at Irish Hollow. It was just magnificent. The cottage was beautiful, and the hospitality impeccable. From the chocolates that awaited us on arrival, to the scrumptious breakfasts and mimosas in the morning, not to mention the seven course dinner, we had an incredible time. This place is a delight for the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had high hopes for a romantic weekend away and they were exceeded. The friendly and talented staff ensured an excellent ambiance and all the privacy we wanted. The Gardener's cottage was a perfect combination of classic and modern. The setting is remote enough for complete relaxation while been close enough to enjoy trips to Galena. We were delighted with... More 

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