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All reviews the main house somerset cottage hal wendy get away my husband and i porch swing garden room wonderful hosts grounds are beautiful cookies quiche rolling hills breakfast was delicious off the beaten path each morning can't wait to go back downtown galena
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Hal and Wendy are super nice people, and easy to talk to. Our room (Woodlands) was in the main house. It had a very homey feel to it. The only down fall was that the hot tub didn't work. The land is beautiful, including a screened in gazebo and fishing pond. Delicious home cooked breakfast that isn't comparable to a regular hotel! We would definitely go back.

Room tip: The ceiling fan is kind of noisy.
Date of stay: August 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in the Woodlands Room and we understand your disappointment with the hot tub, but as discussed, the rooms in the main house don't have access to a whirlpool or hot tub. There are whirlpools in the cottages and we hope that perhaps you will stay in a cottage during your next visit and take advantage of the in-cottage whirlpools. Thank you again. Wendy and Hal

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Reviewed August 6, 2019

My husband and I stayed at the Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages last weekend. It was a great experience. Clean and quiet room. Very comfortable bed and the most amazing breakfast! The owners are very helpful and even gave me bug spray to take to a Mississippi River cruise that I booked through them at a discounted price. We could not have had a better place to stay or better hosts. Thank you Hawk Valley!

Date of stay: August 2019
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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

We thank you for joining us and are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon Wendy and Hal.

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Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Wendy and Hal have an amazing place!! We stayed over from Friday-Sunday and couldn’t of been more pleased. The cottage was amazing, clean and the owners couldn’t be nicer. Breakfast each morning was really amazing and some of the best I’ve ever had. The main building has games, puzzles and dvd’s you can bring back to use and the peacefulness of the property is very nice.

I would and will recommend this place to anyone who wants a quiet place to stay, close to Galena and even if you want to spend most of your time at your cottage or room, It will be well worth it. Kitchenette, satellite tv and DVD player or just walking the nature trail or sitting on your porch, what more could you ask for.

I can’t wait to go back!

Manuel E

Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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WLB2752, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Thank you so much and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your getaway as certainly that is our goal for our Hawk Valley Retreat visitors
Wendy and Hal.

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Reviewed July 8, 2019

Enjoyed our stay very much. Owners are very personable. Breakfast is very, very good. Ask him about his biscuit recipe and where he got it from! If you're looking to get out of town, put this down as a strong option. I get the feeling they have a lot of repeat business.

Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We do indeed get alot of repeat business and we feel like our guests become like family. We hope to see you again soon. Wendy and Hal

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Reviewed July 8, 2019

We loved how secluded this place was...not too far from town but a beautiful spot to relax and enjoy! The breakfast was amazing!!! I would highly recommend and will be back! Thanks to Hal and Wendy for everything!

Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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HawkValleyInnkeeper, Owner at Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

We agree...just far enough from Galena to be relaxing, but easy to get there. Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Wendy and Hal

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