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Renaissance and Riverboat Suites

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Wonder Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Renaissance Suites. The room was clean and much more than we expected. Within walking distance to downtown Galena. The whole property was very inviting and clean. Will definitely be back.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the Gargoyles. Waking distance to Galena, IlL. Odd arrangement but plenty of character. Some rooms require walking up stairs. B&B. I thought the breakfast had too many sweets but that would not be a factor in staying there again. Some road noise.

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Orangeville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is so affordable and in walking distance from downtown and all the fun attractions. we always stay there. Rooms are clean and beds are comfortable. I highly recommend this place. Have not tried they breakfast that they serve each morning , usually I am up to late for that. ;-) I love Galena I this is truly a... More 

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Chicago area, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We enjoyed another wonderful stay at Renaissance Suites and enjoyed a leisure holiday weekend in Galena. The Renaissance is so convenient to walk to town, just a few short blocks. The continental breakfasts is more than we need to start our day. Fresh coffee and fresh homemade pastries, breads & rolls, YUM! Many other choices (cereal, fruit etc) available as... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

What an awesome place! Nancy was great, our room was exceptionally clean and we couldn't have asked for a better first time experience! We will be back for sure, I'm counting down the days already. Thank you!

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The rooms were SPOTLESS! The bed linens were soft and smelled really good! Our hostess in the office was Nancy, could not have been more welcoming! Even tho we were strangers she made us feel like family! An absolutely WONDERFUL experience! Thank you! Laureen

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Streamwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

When we walked in the fireplace was on and it gave the most welcome feel to the suite. Everything was clean and in great condition. The breakfast each morning had freshly baked goodies and anything else we wanted. The staff member we dealt with was so friendly we felt like family. We were there for an anniversary weekend and would... More 

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victoria c, Manager at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

So glad you felt at home that's what we strive for. Glad you enjoyed breakfast I try to mix it up each day with home made bakery. Happy Anniversary! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Great place located at the end of main street. An easy walk to the strip. We had the Jungle Room which was very nice. It was clean and roomy for a couple. Large bedroom and big bed, small kitchen with small fridge. It had a small shower with good pressure and lots of hot water. Bed was squeaky and had... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the Safari Suite. I guess Ill take some WD40 to the bed to get the squeaks out. We do not dust the sheets with perfume but we do use fabric softner perhaps that's what you smelled. The Jacuzzi room is awesome two panthers one on either side of the tub and a fireplace. It is... More 

Greeley, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We have been going here whenever we can, and stayed in almost all of the rooms. The Suites are so very charming , and reasonably priced. It is easy to overlook the small imperfections, and see the true charm of The Renaissance. Galena is such a great getaway...

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Coming to Galena is such a Great Getaway! So pleased you have selected us for your go to place to stay. The Renaissance is quaint and charming glad you can appreciate that. More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My husband and I stayed over the weekend and it was amazing! We stayed in the safari themed room. When my hubby told me about it, I thought I'd be really tacky, but I was pleasantly surprised. It was tastefully decorated and really nice and clean. The Linens were fresh and smelled wonderful. It even had a jacuzzi and a... More 

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review. You stayed in one of my favorites the Safari. Its quite large. Nice king bed separate room with whirlpool tub and a double fireplace. It is tastefully decorated and not tacky at all. Glad you enjoyed your time here. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Restoring historic buildings and adapting them for modern use is painstaking work. The properties upon which Renaissance and Riverboat now stand were first acquired by Daniel Smith Harris in 1839. The lots changed hands many times until the Beltram and Weber Buildings were constructed in the 1850's. Over the years they've been held by many parties and served a variety of uses. When we purchased them, both were in disrepair. We decided to restore them and to turn them into accommodations that Galena could be proud of. Our goal is to provide 'a home away from home' for our visitors. We sought to combine three elements; comfort, elegance and a sense of history. You'll experience that "home away from home" feeling in comfortable elegance. Your Hosts, Terry and Victoria Cole ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance and Riverboat Suites

Address: 324-328 Spring St, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Number of rooms: 10
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