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Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Le Roy
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Wendy and Hal were awesome! Food was amazing! There was fresh baked cookies and coffee available at all times. It was perfect for a weekend getaway to recharge! Beautiful views with the autumn leaves!

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Thanks for joining us and glad that you got to see some of the beautiful changing trees...with our rolling hills, always a beautiful sight. Wendy and Hal

Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful,peaceful, relaxing getaway. Between the great oh so filling breakfasts, the beautiful walking trails, and the hospitality it couldn't be any better. We stayed in the Hillside Cottage....beautiful and comfy. The cottage fitted our needs with a king size bed and whirlpool that was so relaxing. The kitchen area had your basics that got you through your stay....

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

Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are thrilled that you chose to stay with us while celebrating your anniversary. We hope to see you on future anniversaries! Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Crafting. Wendy and Hal

Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We took an extended weekend motorcycle trip up to Hawk Valley Retreat in October right when the leaves were starting to change. The ride up was beautiful, but when we got to Hawk Valley it was Gorgeous!!!! Plenty of areas to walk around to see all kinds of nature or you can just stay in, the place is very cozy....

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So happy that you enjoyed your stay and very glad that the weather cooperated and that you were able to get out and about on your bike without getting wet. We look forward to your next stay. Wendy and Hal

Hannibal, Missouri
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The retreat is beautiful and really is a retreat with the lake, trees, cottages, walking trails, etc. The host and hostess could not have been nicer. The food is wonderful and beautifully presented. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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Thank you for choosing Hawk Valley Retreat for your anniversary get-away. So happy that you were able to enjoy the property. We wish you a wonderful holiday season and look forward to seeing you again. Wendy and Hal

McHenry, Illinois
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Really enjoyed our stay at Hawk Valley. The cabins are clean and spacious, everyone is super friendly, and the food (and cookies) are delicious! Hawk Valley is being considered as a location for our wedding. Thanks for the great experience!

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We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experience here at Hawk Valley Retreat. If you have any questions that we can answer about a potential wedding...just let us know. In the meantime, enjoy Thanksgiving. Wendy and Hal

Colgate, Wisconsin
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We enjoyed the beautiful accommodations, wonderful breakfasts and the property is so beautiful..hiking, ponds, water fountain. Deck for relaxation. Owners soo nice to talk with and helpful! Don't miss it!

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We truly love it when our guests are able to enjoy the outdoor surroundings here at Hawk Valley. As you know, nothing super spectacular...simply what nature provides. We look forward to your next visit. Thanks again. Wendy and Hal

Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary here and we can't wait to go back again! The room was so comfortable, the breakfasts delicious and the proprietors so friendly and helpful. One of the very best B&Bs that we have used. We highly recommend it!

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

Thank you so much for your very lovely words and are happy that you enjoyed staying with us while you celebrated your tenth anniversary...we look forward to your return visit and we will see what we can come up with for breakfast on your next visit.

Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Beautiful grounds. Delicious breakfast. BEST BED I EVER SLEPT IN. :) Friendly and helpful owners. My husband and I had a wonderful time staying here for our minimoon after our wedding. Would definitely come back.

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So glad that you were able to get-away for a little break after all of the work that goes into planning a wedding. Hope to see you again soon and heres to many years of wedded bliss. Wendy and Hal

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Wonderful cottage and EXQUISITE staff! I have and would again recommend this cottage facilities and destination to friends and family. Worth the drive and investment for a secluded property with friendly staff atmosphere!

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

Thank you so much for your kind words and for recommending us. It is your personal recommendations that bring us such wonderful and interesting guests. Its why we love doing what we do. Thanks again and we look forward to your next visit. Wendy and Hal

Peru, Illinois
Reviewed October 26, 2016

After reviewing all kinds of information on were to spend our 3 nights in Galena my wife and i chose Hawk Valley Resort and it proved to be the perfect choice. The location only 6 OR 7 miles outside the town of Galena gave us the option to either do some shopping or enjoy some of Galena,s fine dinning, then...

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So glad that you felt your research paid off, as we know from traveling ourselves that your lodging (home base) is an extremely important part of your get-away. We are happy that you enjoyed yourselves and we look forward to your next visit. Wendy and Hal

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 - $219 (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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“We stayed in the Meadows Room (in the main house) which has an especially comfortable bed! There are also cabins available.”
mboening, Apr 6, 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the main house, all three guest rooms are really nice.”
mkford08, Mar 22, 2017 | Read review
“We enjoy staying in the cottages.”
836nicks, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“The only things we were disappointed in was the wifi. But we also realize being where we were was probably the best we were going to get... it just made us be more creative with our time!”
977taushac, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are Very Nice, be sure and use the nice big tub, soo relaxing!!!”
P6777GAjackieg, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
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