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    DeSoto House Hotel

    230 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2227
    (815) 402-3290
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 587 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This hotel is absolutely awesome! The oldest functioning hotel in Illinois, this place is loaded with history and amazing feel. The entire staff is great and housekeeping does a wonderful job of keeping everything clean and comfortable. You will be very impressed with your experience...More

    Thank Rob K
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Great location, park your car in the deck when you get there and don’t get it out until you leave! Everything is within walking distance. Very unique stores in the hotel. Staff very friendly. Quiet rooms

    Thank Connie K
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The only nice thing I have to say about our stay is it has a great location. Other than that we were not happy with our stay.... Uncomfortable bed, awful flat rock hard pillows, no refrigerator or any niceties for the exorbitant rate charged. Customer...More

    Thank Michelle P
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Anthony was great when we return we will certainly ask for him just great service couldnt ask for more thank you we will return here when we come back to galena on our next vacation Patricia heinke 8154599546

    Thank Anthony Z
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It's right on the main street so shop till you drop! Very convenient, friendly staff. Breakfast is pretty good. We had a great stay and enjoyed the staff stories about the ghosts in the hotel. Lady in Black, we'll be back! Our room had a...More

    Thank Roger M
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Galena
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Galena
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Illinois >
    • Galena
    • Also Known As
    • Desoto Hotel Galena
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    31 August 2017|
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    Response from Steven K | Reviewed this property |
    I really do not know if this is a requirement of a weekend stay. You would have to call the hotel and inquire about this topic. Sorry I cannot help in this regard.
    23 February 2017|
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    Response from trib_ona | Reviewed this property |
    As stated above, we have had two different rooms and neither had a refrigerator. They did have blow dryers in both rooms. We even had a suite with a fireplace. I highly recommend the midweek internet options. They are... More
    7 February 2017|
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    Response from Deanna P | Reviewed this property |
    No it doesn't have any of those. It has ice bucket and traditional shampoo lotion etc. The hotel does have two complementary water bottles and a small chocolate on first day of arrival.
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    "Rooms facing The Courtyard are very quiet as long as you are not right next to The Courtyard restaurant on..."
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    "Third floor is quite and has views of Main St., Green St. or Grant Park."
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    "We had a view of the courtyard with is an indoor courtyard. Very nice you can't go wrong."
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