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DeSoto House Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent the July 4th week-end at the DoSoto House Hotel and had a great time. The hotel is historic, with very comfortable and clean rooms. The staff is friendly and accommodating; the manager, Deb Bertucci, is a great host. We've stayed at the DeSoto House every year over the past five years, and we've had a wonderful stay each... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I decided to go to Galena for a day. We booked the Desoto House based on her previous stay and the location. I loved the ability to park my vehicle in their parking garage and walk everywhere downtown. After some wine tasting I didn't want to drive! Our Room was on the second floor and overall was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely room on the second floor with a large bathroom and king size bed. We love the midweek special: $169 with a $50 certificate for dinner. There are other choices also, such as breakfast and a ride on the trolley. I feel as if I have gone back in time whenever we stay at the Desoto House.... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family celebration for my dad's 80th birthday and we all stayed at The Desoto House. Our room was charming and beautiful. We had the breakfast buffet in the morning and the food was wonderful. But the best part about this hotel is the service. Everyone, from the front desk staff, to the bartender to the servers at... More 

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Larsen, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location in downtown historical Galena. Complimentary enclosed parking. Reasonably priced..included breakfast at the Courtyard Restaurant, complimentary drink at the General's Restaurant, Trolley Ride and History Museum Passes. The room was clean, quiet and comfortable. Excellent food/service at the Courtyard and Green Street Tavern. We highly recommend taking the self-guided walking tour through the hotel. The video on the history... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a weekend getaway with some friends and we had a great time. We didn't know this was the Scouting weekend in town but we still had a lot of fun. The hotel room was ok and could use use updates. The bathroom was plain but functional. The location is great, so there is nothing to complain... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a 2 night mid-week stay with the wife and were pleasantly surprised. Their Sun-Thurs special includes a $50 dinner voucher daily & free happy hour from 5-6 pm each night. They don't advertise it, but guests can golf the Eagle Ridge General course for only $99. We had dinner in the General's restaurant both nights and breakfast each morning... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our weekend stay at the DeSoto. The room was nice. The Quiet Room was a great place to relax and enjoy a historical video. The Sunday brunch at The Courtyard was very good with a large selection. We enjoyed drinks at the bar in The General and Green Street Tavern. Very nice people and great service. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and history in the heart of downtown Galena. Great location, big room, friendly staff. Park in their garage and you won't need your car again during your stay. Getting there was easy as the Countryside is beautiful! Will definitely go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent time at our favorite hotel in Galena! The experience was enhanced by the check-in process where we were offered a discounted price on our room, Happy Hour drink tokens for each night of our stay, breakfast vouchers for each morning at the Courtyard Restaurant, two trolley tours tickets, two tickets for Linmar Gardens, and a free appetizer at the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Green Street Tavern
Green Street Tavern
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
The Generals' Restaurant
The Generals' Restaurant
Cuisines: American, International
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about DeSoto House Hotel

Address: 230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2227
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $75 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 55
Also Known As:
Desoto Hotel Galena
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Galena
#1 Best Value Hotel in Galena
#3 Romantic Hotel in Galena
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