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DeSoto House Hotel

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230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2227See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free parking
Air conditioning
Non-smoking hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our visit was a gift from our children for Christmas. We opted to use it on our Anniversary weekend. This is a very quaint and nostalgic hotel. The history and charm make it very inviting and cozy. It’s a little step back in time with...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did not actually stay at the DeSoto but we walked through and found it to be very beautiful. The ladies at the reception desk said it was fine to look around and we're glad we did. It was interesting to see where Abraham Lincoln...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent 2 fantastic nights at the Desoto House. This historic hotel checked all the boxes! From our check-in to check-out we were impressed by the courteous staff, the cleanliness of the hotel, convenience of staying right in the middle of historic Galena, hotel...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, daughter and I enjoyed the charming hotel, friendly staff, and history. We were greeted by a smiling and inviting doorman, received a warm reception by the front desk and had excellent and prompt service throughout our 2-night stay. The restaurant staff of Jason,...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Kellie M
Response from deborahbertucci, Director of Sales at DeSoto House HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy you enjoyed staying and dining with us. I will forward your kind words to our staff. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon. Deb Bertucci, Director of Sales

Reviewed July 12, 2019

Went for lunch at the DeSoto House. Flies around my food while eating IN the restaurant. Told the server and another worker about it. Was told that they knew about it because another customer had told them. Did nothing to make the lunch any better....More

Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from 1855, Director of Sales at DeSoto House HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so sorry to hear about your experience while dining with us. We want everyone who stays with us and dines with us to have a wonderful experience. We apologize for not giving you the service we are known for. Please contact me to...More

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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Galena, DeSoto House Hotel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to More great restaurants and attractions, DeSoto House Hotel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Galena. DeSoto House Hotel is a family-friendly hotel offering a flat screen TV and air conditioning in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests. Plus, guests can enjoy a lounge, which has made this a popular choice among travelers visiting Galena. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. While staying at Desoto Hotel, visitors can check out Root Beer Revelry (0.0 mi) and Old Market House State Historic Site (0.2 mi), some of Galena's top attractions. If you like Mexican restaurants, Desoto Hotel is conveniently located near Los Aztecas II, Campeche Restaurant, and Ayalas Las Margarita. There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular waterfalls such as Thunderbay Falls. Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, DeSoto House Hotel is sure to make your visit to Galena one worth remembering. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room service
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Best Value
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
55
Price range
$75 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desoto Hotel Galena
Location
United States > Illinois > Galena
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Best Value
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-smoking rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
55
Price range
$75 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Desoto Hotel Galena
Location
United States > Illinois > Galena

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Traveler (185)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Questions & Answers
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jmallar
April 9, 2019|
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Response from dfk1957 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just called them to make sure. And it’s 72 hours. Hope that answers your question.
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DeeDee G
April 24, 2018|
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Response from S4904APmattm | 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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Room Tips

"Didn't get a room there."
Enjoyingworldwonders
Jul 12, 2019
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"On the street view on the second floor some balcony railings can obstruct the view."
85643rd
Jun 23, 2019
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"Ask about location, some face the inside atrium, others outside."
TheExtensiveTraveler
May 27, 2019
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"We have stayed in several of the rooms over the years, they are all good."
SusanC376
Apr 4, 2019
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