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Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great place! We took advantage of the couple's massage and couple's dinner in the dining room. Both were extremely lovely. The food is plentiful and delicious. The home was quiet, clean, and very welcoming. We enjoyed taking walks on the property and sitting in the gazebo. We'd definitely return.

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

Happy that you were able to squeeze in a little get-away and as we mentioned before...happy that you were able to get some "us" time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again. Wendy and Hal More 

des moines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wendy and Hal were absolutely amazing! From the moment we set foot in the door everything was a breeze. We went for our honeymoon and they made everything just perfect on their end. We didn't have a reservation and just showed up out of the blue based on their amenities listed on the website and the pricing was great too.... More 

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Really enjoyed having you stay with us. We hope that Hawk Valley Retreat provided you with the right start to your new married life. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Many years of happiness to you both. Wendy and Hal More 

Machesney Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We really enjoyed ourselves and would recommend your place to all of our friends. The room was adorable, clean and quiet. The breakfasts were outstanding and the service was great. We will definitely recommend your place to friends and will be returning in the near future. Thank you for a terrific time.

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

So happy that you enjoyed yourselves and we certainly appreciate your patience while we tried to get you settled into your alternative cottage. We do hope that you will return and look forward to that visit. In the meantime, enjoy your spring...almost summer. Wendy and Hal More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed at Hawk Valley and there simply isnt enough words to describe how quiet, peaceful and beautiful this place is...we didnt want to leave...when we arrived Wendy greeted us like family and thats how we felt every time we were in the main house. We stayed in one of the cottages and its absolutely perfect. It was just the... More 

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

So happy that you enjoyed your stay and we certainly enjoyed having you...we hope that you will visit us again soon. Enjoy this beautiful spring weather and the summer that is in front of us. Wendy and Hal More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed in one of the rooms in the main house. There are tons of lodging options to choose from in Galena, but this has go to be one of the best. The property is gorgeous and serene, our room was lovely with it's own deck space, and Hal and Wendy are incredible hosts. They were so... More 

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So happy that you enjoyed your stay. We too hope that you will be able to return to Hawk Valley Retreat soon. In the meantime, enjoy your summer. Hal and Wendy More 

Wauconda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Hal and Wendy are wonderful hosts to stay with. Hawk Valley Retreat is tremendously quiet, set in the rolling fields north-east of Galena. This is not a B&B with all the bell whistles, but it is one with all the creature comforts-they open up the entire house to you, and it is immaculate clean and comfortable. Breakfast was amazing, and... More 

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

So happy that you were able to get away, if only for a short time. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and your breakfasts...and we look forward to your next visit. Hal and Wendy More 

Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you want to hear how much we love Hawk Valley, be sure to reference our review from back in November 2014 entitled "Cozy Comfort". This time around was even more special than the last. After we had such an amazing visit to Hawk Valley in November, I knew that is where I wanted to propose marriage to Lindsay. Of... More 

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

We were so excited to be a part of your surprise proposal. Sometimes we get so caught up in the "feel" that we actually feel like family. Don't know how you are going to top this magical proposal going forward. Congratulations and our best to you both. Wendy and Hal More 

Elgin, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Very relaxing. We enjoyed being in the country. Food was excellent! rooms comfortable. Very quiet. It was nice being away from the business of Galena. The surrounding country side was beautiful. I would recommend to adults. Not much for children to do.

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Thanks so much for sharing your Galena experience with us. We certainly enjoyed having you and look forward to a return visit. Wendy and Hal More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages for the second time in less than a year. Once again, we stayed in the Somerset Cottage. This stay was just as good as our first. There is absolutely nothing negative to say about anything here. The cottage itself is perfect. Clean, comfortable and accommodating in every way. I... More 

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

We love when our guests return to Hawk Valley Retreat. Our goal is for our guests to rest, relax, and rejuvenate themselves...get away from the pressures of every day life and just kick back and enjoy what Hawk Valley and Galena have to offer. We look forward to your next visit. Wendy and Hal More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We just love Hawk Valley Retreat. It is everything we want and more, our favorite B&B in Galena by far. The location is perfect, quiet, private and beautiful. We enjoy the wildlife and the scenery, not to mention Hal & Wendy are the best hosts and the breakfasts - oh my, they are incredible!

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

You two are pretty incredible yourselves. So happy that although you have your own get-away location that you still come back to see us here at Hawk Valley. Love having you. Enjoy soccer season and we look forward to seeing you soon. Wendy and Hal More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • 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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