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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hawk Valley Retreat was a wonderful place to relax and take in the local flavor of Galena, IL and Dubuque, IA. We stayed for a long weekend and enjoyed the rolling hills, great restaurants and birdwatching. Our hosts were extremely helpful and kind, not to mention amazing cooks. Breakfasts were generous and delicious. We will definitely be returning with family... More 

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Wood River
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hosts/owners were extremly friendly and informative . Grounds were kept in great shape, very beatiful scenery. Room was clean and quiet. Breakfast was excellent . We even went to local store to buy the sausage they served.

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

This is our third visit to Hawk Valley and it is as amazing as the first two times. Hal and Wendy care for all their guests as if they were family. Everything was perfect. Amazing breakfast and even the dinner we special ordered. Perfect quiet location and just three miles from the winery and 8 miles from downtown Galena.

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

We thank you for your very kind words and love the fact that you feel like family...as that is one of our goals with our retreat...we love extending our family. Thanks again. Wendy and Hal More 

Fremont, Indiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quiet place to stay with spacious cabins. The great breakfast for both days was a real treat! My son said the fishing in their pond was very good too. He caught and released quite a few bass even without a net.

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

We certainly enjoyed having you stay with us and are thrilled that the fish were biting. Wendy and Hal More 

Woodstock, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great weekend. Quiet area, beautiful property and a great breakfast. We've stayed here before and Wenday and Hal continue to outperform themselves. We love coming here. It is close enough to Galena, but "far enough" away to keep the noise and crowds down.

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for returning to Hawk Valley Retreat. We too extend our thanks to you as you were kind enough to bring us some wonderful strawberry preserves (already gone)...we hope to see you again soon. Wendy and Hal More 

Saint Joseph, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful anniversary at Hawk Valley Retreat. Wendy and Hal are the best!! We stayed in Somerset cottage and we couldn't ask for a nicer place to stay. Hal makes the best breakfasts! Wendy and Hal gave us suggestions on good places to eat down town. The B&B was about 6 miles from town a very short drive. If... More 

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you and we do hope that you are able to make it back to Galena...always so much to do and new activities, shops and restaurants all the time. Thanks again...and thanks for spending your anniversary with us. Wendy and Hal More 

Cedar Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made our first ever visit to a B & B in July and stayed in the Pines cottage. It was perfect! The grounds were impecably maintained as was the cottage. This location offers the perfect blend of privacy and customer service. The breakfasts were fabulous (and huge!) and the homemade cookies did not go to waste! We are already... More 

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

We look forward to your next visit and truly appreciate your kind words...especially about the grounds...as we know we have been unable to keep up with the weeding this year with the extreme heat...so thank you again. Wendy and Hal More 

Spencer, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful, welcoming place. We were treated so kindly. The food was amazing, spotlessly clean and the atmosphere was breathtaking. We would return without hesitation and highly recommend Hawk Valley.

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review and we certainly hope that you are able to return in the near future. Wendy and Hal More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely B&B with beautiful grounds and charming accommodations. We stayed in a cabin. It was cozy and clean...two important qualities for a getaway location. Will definitely recommend and hope to return!

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much and we too hope that you are able to return. Wendy and Hal More 

Boonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find! Accommodation choices galore available at this spacious retreat.. The lovely main house offers three sizeable bedrooms with either king or queen size beds offering a most comfortable night's rest. Our family was fortunate to call the day before at the end of June to secure 2 rooms and then with an upgrade on arrival to boot! The... More 

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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words. It is certainly our goal for our guests to feel at home at Hawk Valley and we love when we are successful. Wendy and Hal More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are invited to retreat from the real world in a peaceful country setting located on ten acres, eight miles east of Galena. At Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages you have the luxury of choosing from three rooms in the main house or four cottages on the property. Each cottage has a king bed, double whirlpool tub, electric fireplace, full bath, TV/DVD/Satellite system, wireless internet, kitchenette, eating area, sitting area, and porch. Our guestrooms each have a private entrance, private bath, TV/Satellite system, wireless internet, and king or queen bed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages

Address: 2752 W Cording Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9747
Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $98 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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