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Best Western Designer Inn & Suites
Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Galena
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 12, 2014

We have stayed here many times over the years and are always pleased. It is no surprise as the quality is ALWAYS there. The location is great, the rooms are clean, and you get the most bang for your lodging buck and couple that with a free breakfast and that is tough to beat.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 4, 2014

Nice whirlpool room, close to city, good free breakfast. Take the backroads while in the area, lots to see. The Galena Brewing Company is a must !! The indooro/utdoor pool is very nice, even in cold weather

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

The cave room is really nice! Very romantic setting with dimmable lighting, whirlpool, sauna, waterfall, and the best shower with multiple jets. Has a walkout deck with a couple of chairs also. The hotel was undergoing renovations of other theme rooms during our stay. However, there was no noise. The breakfast leaves a lot to be desired though.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

My husband and I have stay in the Crystal Cave fantasy suite every year and LOVE it!! The room is comfortable, relaxing and romantic. It is wonderful for a nice one-night getaway or a weekend, and really close to all of the shops! We can't wait to check out the other fantasy suites!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

As a member of BW, we found BW Galena a nice little gem when visiting Downtown Galena.Good value and just close enough to village. Room was very comfortable and cozy. Their theme rooms sound nice also,must try sometime. We will be returning!

Room Tip: The even numbered rooms have a very nice view from the comfortable patio. We were able to sleep with...
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

This hotel has been, or is still in the process of being renovated, and at first glance it seems just fine, which it is. It seems clean, the receptionist is helpful and friendly, the morning breakfast is OK (but the coffee is only barely acceptable) and the price is right. HOWEVER, the bed was so very uncomfortable! It was very, very bouncy! We had a king size suite with a balcony and a nice view but the bed itself was so hard to sleep in. If I were a kid I would have wanted to jump on it because it was very trampoline- like. Every time my husband moved even a little I was startled awake because of the bounce. Also, I felt that the room was cold and that there were not enough blankets, which I'm sure I could have fixed by asking for more, but I didn't. We brought our own pillows, and I guess in the future I will bring a comforter as well. The second and third nights I took sleeping pills and that helped a little, but really, that bed was just awful! If you are young, and don't care as much about a good night's sleep, this would probably be a great place to stay. I think they have or will have soon some really cool fantasy suites available. The man at the front desk informed me that the beds in those rooms are made from memory foam, so that sounds encouraging. Again, great price and great location.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the woods, and for a comfortable bed, try one of the fantasy suites.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

A wonderful hotel. Great indoor/outdoor swim through pool. Was a nice place to get away for a night. Within walking distance to a great Irish Pub and within driving distance to downtown Galena IL for some great shopping and dining. Just before you come into town, the hotel had very easy access. The breakfast, though simple, was wonderful and the staff was more than happy to help for any little thing that we might have needed. In fact kept asking us if we did need anything. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Best Western Designer Inn & Suites

Address: 9923 W US Route 20, Galena, IL 61036-9187
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Location: United States > Illinois > Galena
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Galena
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galena
#7 Family Hotel in Galena
Price Range: $70 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Designer Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly remodeled large rooms! Newly remodeled bathrooms! New lobby and new hallways! Located 1/2 mile from downtown Main Street Galena. Free hot breakfast with stay. ... more   less 
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