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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

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Little Chute, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely Irish hotel with pub. Close to downtown but far enough from the traffic. The staff in the hotel & pub were wonderful. Fortunate enough to be there when they had a awesome Irish band called the Kilkennys. Would definitely go back to stay again!

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A south suburb of Chicago
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, I wouldn't call the Irish Cottage a "boutique" hotel. It's basically an old chain motel that was converted into a "hotel." When my husband and I checked in, I asked if it would be possible to upgrade to a nicer room on our last night's stay and I was told "we don't like to do that." Hmmm....not... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Once again while my husband and I visited Galena we stayed at the Irish Cottage. A great little town to eat, drink wine, shop and have a relaxing experience. The Irish Cottage is the best place to stay while doing all of this. The rooms are very clean, comfortable and well maintained. I wish my bed and pillows were as... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hats off to this hotel for putting together one of the best all around staffs I've experienced at a hotel - anywhere! This is great for a relaxing, and/or romantic, getaway. Rooms are very clean, and have character - something we always enjoy. Surroundings also add to that peaceful, easy feeling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 2 room suite. It had a nice kitchenette, fridge and microwave. It also had a whirlpool tub and fireplace. We opted for the first floor with a small patio (patios could be a bit bigger). It was a nice room and property at the price point. We will certainly return.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have travelled the world and this is probably my favorite hotel! From the moment of check in we immediately experienced rock-star service from each and every person we met. The management sets a solid tone that is clearly executed by a team of happy people. Rooms were extremely comfortable, well decorated, great bed. We split a memorable Gaelic steak that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone was friendly and helpful, rooms were perfect for a long weekend. The bar must be seen. Tempting items in the gift shop. Ask about the bar, the "back yard" and the owner. Continental breakfast during the week, full breakfast on the weekends.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were spacious and clean. Onsite restaurant and bar makes it convenient to stay and relax. Service and the atmosphere with music and Irish dance was enjoyable. The close distance to President Grants home along with the rich history in the area makes this hotel worthy of consideration.

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful detail of an Irish Inn and pub....loved the choice of foods and drink at the restaurant.....the service starting at the front desk to the room maids was the best and made our first trip to Galena so enjoyable....we would definitely stay here again and recommend The Irish Cottage to our friends!

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights for a weekend away in Galena. The staff is delightfully friendly, welcoming and helpful. From the desk clerks, to the servers in the bar and restaurant, even the cleaning staff, any interaction with them was levels above any other hotel stay we have ever had. Our room was nice, well lit and clean. Great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

Address: 9853 W US Highway 20, Galena, IL 61036-9186
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $108 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
Also Known As:
Irish Cottage Hotel
Irish Cottage Galena
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Galena
#2 Romantic Hotel in Galena
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