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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed recently and the resort was amazing. Great views, amazing food, and good service. There is no phone reception so its nice to disconnect and relax. There is not much in the area, it is about a 15-20 minute drive to food, gas station, liquor store, etc. The bugs were definitely outrageous and everywhere. It was nice being in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that I would consider staying there again. We had a room with 2 queen beds and a pull out couch. The room had 2 sinks (one inside the bathroom and one just outside), which was a big help. Microwave and fridge in the room. Small table with 2 chairs. Good space for a hotel room.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is a throwback to a time when families would head to the hills for vacations. Our overall experience was an okay one. The staff that we encountered were friendly however they left a lot to be desired. They were all very busy on their cellphones, and talking to each other and were not all too worried about helping... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room was moldy and dirty! Although good restaurant, alpine slides and now zip lining. Go for the attractions but skip the overnight stay. Find cleaner rooms else where.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Alpine slides are always a fun summer event. Now a short zip line gives a nice view of the slopes and river. Great views from the pub and grill also. Very nice staff. Plenty to do in this family friendly resort.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed in 2 rooms as a family during granddaughters' bike races last weekend in Galena area. Our rooms were spacious and clean. The resort address is actually 3577 South Blanding, Hanover, IL 61041. The Galena address doesn't work for GPS. The location is in a very beautiful, mountainous area of northwest Illinois. Long, winding mountain roads to get to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is a rather inexpensive hotel which is in need of updating but the location on the top of the mountain, with a view of the Mississippi River is unparalleled in the flat Midwest, where we live. We asked for one of their "premium" rooms and got a clean, spacious room with presentable furniture and comfortable beds. Nothing great. For... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Found out this place had an Alpine slide and it was so much fun! Long smooth ride and the ski lift brings you back up the mountain. Beautiful views of the Mississippi valley. Ok price and friendly staff. Disc golf course on site as well free of charge.

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Ottawa, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a fun time! It started with lunch at the Sunset Grille with beautiful views. Then after a few slides down the 2,050 ft Alpine Slide, a daring ride on the Zip line. We capped off our afternoon visit with a round of miniature golf. The Adventure package is the way to go!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $94 - $164 (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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