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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I felt like I was disturbing them each time I approached the front counter. No smiles anywhere and were of little assistance. My room wasn't ready when I arrived at 1:45 and I was told the hotel was fully booked. Check in was at 3pm and I had to wait. Ok, but the parking lot was empty, where was everyone?... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Staff is ok. Helpful and pleasant but not on the spot at the front desk. Always had to wait for them. Rooms a little run down but clean. Some nice trails to walk. Would not stay again as too far from town. While the rate was good, when combined with cab fare is not a bargain.

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Thank Ven1celf
Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went primarily for the luge slide however we were blown away at the gorgeous views of the Mississippi River and mountains. Would love to come in the winter for skiing. The slide was fun, nothing crazy or a huge attraction for adults, however kids would really enjoy it. The ski lift provides top notch views of the picturesque scenery!

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Thank LMIVER0801
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wasn't sure what to expect before we stayed here. I have to say that our stay was a pleasant surprise. The hotel was very nice. The staff was really really friendly and eager to please. The food and service in the restaurant was also first rate. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Douglas M
Peoria, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and stayed here during our Anniversary weekend. August 5-7-2016. We had intended to go to Cancun, but a hurricane put an end to that so at the last minute we decided to head to Galena since we had heard many nice things, but had never been there. Every B&B was completely booked so my wife suggested Chestnut Mountain... More 

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Thank Bruce T
Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time for our four day stay. The front desk, the rooms, the hotel staff and most of the food staff were fantastic. Did not know what to expect but we really had a wonderful time and people at the resort were very pleasant and helpful. We only had one bad dining experience but that did not... More 

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Thank szman2016
Sugar Grove, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 5 did the zip line, roller coaster mountain and the ski lift. It was a super hot day but no one seemed to mind bc of all the fun they were having. My favorite was the ski lift I'm not an adventurist like the rest of the family so I rode the ski lift up and back... More 

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Thank medwards40
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night in one of the bedroom suites. The suite is very roomy, a little dated but for only one night it was great. We stayed on the river side, view was wonderful, but the windows were really quite gross. Everyone was nice and they have lots of activities. We did the soaring eagle zip line, it was great!... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last weekend for 1 night. Our room was very outdated with mauve carpeting and floral curtains and the bathroom was way outdated also. It was clean. Just for $139.00 a night, I think it should have been updated! We even had a "fat TV" as my Godchild called it. There was a lot to do though. We... More 

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Thank Melinda J
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I should start by saying that I have NOT stayed in the hotel, but I have visited the Resort during both the Winter and Summer, and had a great time with family and friends. In the Winter, you'll find (in my opinion) the best skiing in the Midwest. The runs are fun, the crowds aren't too bad, there are plenty... More 

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Thank Kyle W
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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only in the Midwest will you find such an unexpected diamond in the rough. High above the Mississippi, tucked nicely in the hills near historic Galena, Chestnut Mountain is a premier Illinois. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chestnut Mountain Resort

Address: 8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $95 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Chestnut Mountain Galena
Chestnut Mountain Hotel Galena
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