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Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Love the location, the views are spectacular! Friendly and accommodating staff. No elevator which made getting all our stuff to our room 2 flights up a little challenging. Staff was able to move my in-laws to a room on the 1st floor which was very helpful. When I booked my room, I booked a suite that I thought reservations said...

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South Elgin, IL
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived with our 88 year old mother to learn that after giving us our keys to a room on the fourth floor that they had no elevators. You just assume that all hotels have elevators and if they do not, I wish I would of been advised. We originally had booked a room that slept 10 people but ended...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Rooms are large and the views are stunning! Staff is very friendly and on top of things. Plenty to do at the resort and only about 8 minutes from downtown Galena. The rooms are a little dated but they are very clean and smell fresh so who cares? Bar service was excellent and the steak nachos were great! We will...

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Thank Joanie M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We took our group with kids ranging from 4 to 14 to the alpine slide and mini golfing. It was a great day. The resort grounds are beautiful and well maintained. We had two kids on our laps for the alpine slide and they do not charge for them. The line was quite long, so our wait was probably 35-40...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed in the double queen room... The room was perfect- we had a couch & table/chairs! The hallways have a different smell to them! We had a blast mini golfing, going down the alpine slide & zip line! We ate at both the Summit & Sunset Grille- which both were AMAZING! Such a beautiful place & very relaxing!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was pleasant and helpful from booking, to checking in, to answering questions about activities in the area, right through check out. The room was clean and had been recently updated, as did the entire resort. It was great fun to take a ride on the lift and get an arial view of the area, just breathtaking. The location...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Came for a get away with my boyfriend. Hotel is so clean! The grounds are beautiful. Went to the restaraunt for breakfast each morning. We got engaged on the ski lift - which has an amazing view. Galena is beautiful and it was a good distance away from downtown, but easy to get too.

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Who knew there was a Chestnut Mountain in IL? Now it is not a Rocky Mountain type skiing experience, but from the looks of the slopes, it's challenging for a Midwesterner. The resort is very well maintained, the grounds are immaculate. Lots to do for couples or a family, even in the non-skiing season. The staff is wonderful!

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Thank P C
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great views but the hotel is away from the main city with a very windy road connecting the two. Its a decent hotel if you want to stay there and relax with no outside connectivity (including sketchy cell phone coverage) but getting anything done is going to be challenging. We went on Labor day weekend and the place was packed...

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Bartlett, Illinois
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We planned a last minute Labor Day getaway. The room was large and clean. If you are looking for a high-end resort, this isn't it. It could use updating, especially the shower, but was comfortable. We loved the views and outdoor activities including the Alpine slide and Soaring Eagle zip line. Mary at the check in desk was friendly and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only in the Midwest will you find such an unexpected diamond in the rough. High above the Mississippi, tucked nicely in the hills near historic Galena, Chestnut Mountain is a premier Illinois. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chestnut Mountain Resort

Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: €88 - €143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Chestnut Mountain Galena
Chestnut Mountain Hotel Galena
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“Choose a room with a view of the trails and river.”
 of 5 bubbles Joan36806, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the slopes/river, we were on the parking lot side :-( but hardly in the room, so no big deal!”
 of 5 bubbles 441BrianH, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor”
 of 5 bubbles SuziCalla, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with views of the Miss River valley are priced higher, but the view is awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles pc746, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't take courtyard view, unless you want a room with a view to the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 359karana, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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