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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited 7/14-7/16. We were greeted warmly on arrival and each time we passed a staff member. Our room was spacious, well-appointed and comfortable with a view of the green hills of Galena, reminding us of Ireland. We especially enjoyed the artwork featuring scenes of Ireland and wished some were available for sale in the gift shop. We relaxed one... More 

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Thank Mary C
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I loved our stay here! Nicest staff I have ever encountered at a hotel. They were exceptional. The pub located in the hotel has delicious food, drinks, and live music. We will definitely be returning.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic overnighter! Extremely clean room, soft towels, modern furniture, great pillows and sheets. The breakfast that is included with stay is very good. You are served a hot plate of food and also have options for English muffins, homemade scones, yogurt and fruit. Very nice stay along with a very welcoming staff. Would stay again.

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New Berlin, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful place to stay while in Galena. The owner planned well to make it feel as though you are in Ireland. The outside is painted such that it looks like a little Irish Village. Walking inside, you feel as though you have entered a cottage in Ireland. The staff is very friendly and informative. The rooms are named after... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub is fun. We were two couples, and all of us ordered the shepherd's pie, which was delicious. The entertainer was excellent. Rooms are spacious but a bit dark, and the towels are skimpy. There is not a desk, and with the lighting, it was challenge putting my makeup on. It is on the highway and a short drive... More 

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Brooklyn, Iowa
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed 4 nights in Brian Boru suite! It's well worth a little extra money. The staff is so accommodating plus the treat of breakfast delivered each morning with fresh scones was wonderful.

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This delightful hotel graces the entrance to Galena, which lies less than a mile down the hill on Rte 20. The rooms are spacious and the complimentary scones, juice, and coffee in the AM started the day off right. Staff was efficient and helpful. Each room was named for an Irish county or famous figure. The bar/restaurant was authentic and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and clean place to stay. Close to the main attractions. The room was comfortable and I like the thermostat. The food at Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill was good but not what i would consider great. I would stay there again.

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Tinley Park Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the hotel 7/14. The room was spotless and well appointed. The grounds are interesting with several plaques explaining Irish history/culture. There is also a short hiking trail through the woods,loaded with raspberry plants. The pub atmosphere is authentic and they serve a great pint of Guinness. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 girls on a trip. Such a great place to stay! Great staff, entertainment, and not your ordinary free breakfast! Dont miss the weekend breakfast for sure. I would return here in a heartbeat. Good location for seeing Galena, not walking distance, but good.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

Address: 9853 W US Highway 20, Galena, IL 61036-9186
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $101 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Irish Cottage Hotel
Irish Cottage Galena
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Galena
#2 Family Hotel in Galena
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