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Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here because they allow dogs and it worked out well with our dog. We had minor issues with technology. The TV eventually worked and the WiFi works when it feels like it and you sit on the porch or stand by the door. (The owner didn't have an enthusiastic tone over the phone to help with the TV,... More 

Thank Patrick A
Tammara K, Owner at Allen's Log Cabin Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Patrick!! I could have sworn we got the tv fixed when you called. I don't always have a pleasant voice on the phone, but I will always make sure our guests have what they need. I'm available 24/7 for whatever anybody needs. As far as the recycling goes, there are 2 large cans marked recycling next... More 

Oak Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

My husband and I love the Grant Cabin. We used to come here all the time. But now the bed in the cabin is getting old. Not very comfy. I guess my husband and I are getting old too though. I wish they would let us know if they replaced the beds.

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tammara38, Manager at Allen's Log Cabin Guest House, responded to this review

I'm so glad you love the cabin!! The Grant is my favorite, too! We replaced the mattress in that cabin the first of this year :) We make upgrades whenever we can, so if you find something that needs fixing while you're here, just let me know! I don't stay in the cabins so if you don't tell me, I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

These cabins are truely one not to pass by. From thier rustic frontier apperance one truely feels that you've stepped back in time. Check in was very quick and stress free. The staff is excellent. Our cabin was gorgeous on the inside with a beautiful view of the valley and the huge fire place. Staying here was definitely the highlight... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend and enjoyed our cabin so much. We were looking for a place that our dog could stay, too. Thanks to our hostess for making us and our corgi feel so welcome! These cabins are close to Galena, yet have a feeling of being way out in the country. Loved our morning banana bread- yum!

Thank Laurie W
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Our son just had his wedding here and everything was wonderful. Miss Tammy went above and beyond to make it a special day. The cabins were perfect and the property was beautiful. Miss Tammy even built a bonfire upon special request. We will definitely be back!

2 Thank Caroline E
Gladbrook, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We loved our time at Allen's! Tammy is a wonderful hostess and very knowledgeable about the area. It's only a few miles from downtown Galena but feels like another world away. So nice, peaceful, and relaxing! The cabin we were in was so nice and cozy. The jacuzzi was fantastic, especially after walking around all day. We will definitely make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Spent the night here with my daughter and our large dog. Clean, friendly, and make you feel at home. Will definitely be back, Tammy and her mom have a great place here. They have 5 cabins and a coach house, one of the cabins accommodates 6 people.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time as always when we stay here. This time we stayed in the Smith cabin. We loved it . Very relaxing and very quiet. People are Awsome and even though it was a Rainy weekend we still enjoyed it. Very clean cabin and they gave us delicious pumpkin bread plus two other flavors very delicious. We... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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109 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I booked here last minute this past Friday for the next day for one night. I spent a lot of time contacting places for my son and his fiancé. He suprised us with his homecoming from his first deployment so I wanted to find a place for them for a short getaway! I emailed the inn keeper and she did... More 

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Middle Caicos
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55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

This place is awesome. Grant's Cabin will forever be a place my wife and I remember. You walk into a REAL log cabin, it's 150 years old, you can see each and every axe cut in the logs from 150 years ago! They've also tastefully incorporated a nice bathroom and a hot tub into the cabin. This past weekend was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled a mere 2 miles from Main St. and surrounded by 120 acres of pasture and field, are five rustic, original 1800s log cabins updated with luxurious amenities such as double whirlpool tubs, wood burning fireplaces, satellite tv, central heat/ac, continental breakfast and more. Situated on the Galena IL boyhood estate of Civil War General Augustus Chetlain, this quiet, pastoral country setting is the ideal antidote for the stress of city living. The perfect "get away from it all" location without having to travel for conveniences. We allow tent camping and you can bring your own grill. Enjoy a campfire in the fire pit or arrange for a HUGE bonfire while you're here (weather permitting). Family owned and operated with many recent upgrades. New sofas, new mattresses, etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Allen's Log Cabin Guest House

Address: 11661 W Chetlain Ln, Galena, IL 61036-9199
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $169 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Allen`s Log Cabin Guest House Hotel Galena
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