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DeSoto House Hotel

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230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2227 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
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The DeSoto House Hotel is as much a part of the glorious history of Galena, Illinois, as the Grant House or the Washburne House or the Dowling House or the Belvedere Mansion or the Orris Smith House. Built in 1855, it remains the oldest operating...More

Thank Taylor B
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Every time we stay here, it’s a great time. The staff is so friendly and helpful! The hotel has s great history and tours for both the history and ghost tours! Fun! It is right in the middle of downtown which makes it perfect for...More

Thank Slemner
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to stay to really experience Galena. Being on Main Street puts you in the middle of all the action and is a very close walk to restaurants, shops and tours. In many ways it's like a big B&B. Each room...More

1  Thank Luanne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though this hotel is in a convenient location, I will NOT stay at this hotel again for 3 primary reasons: 1) The mattress must be as old as the hotel. A twin mattress sagged in the middle. It is hard to believe a mattress that...More

1  Thank 756doug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're going to spend the weekend shopping in Galena this is the place to stay. There is a parking ramp so you don't have to worry about finding a spot on the street. You can easily take your purchases back to the room and...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$75 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Galena
#1 Best Value Hotel in Galena
#3 Romantic Hotel in Galena
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$75 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Galena
#1 Best Value Hotel in Galena
#3 Romantic Hotel in Galena
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (167)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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DeeDee G
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Matt M | Reviewed this property |
I know Jeff was there 5 months ago when my fiancée and I stayed at the desoto!
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hwoodrum
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Steven K | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know if this is a requirement of a weekend stay. You would have to call the hotel and inquire about this topic. Sorry I cannot help in this regard.
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ireland1227
February 23, 2017|
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Response from trib_ona | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, we have had two different rooms and neither had a refrigerator. They did have blow dryers in both rooms. We even had a suite with a fireplace. I highly recommend the midweek internet options. They are... More
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Room Tips
"For two, a suite with king-sized bed and parlor with a view of Main Street is A-OK"
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"Do not stay in interior room"
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"Look for specials in Sunday thru Thursday that include breakfast"
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"Best rooms with a view face Main Street."
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