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Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages

13.1 km from Galena centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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2752 W Cording Road, Galena, IL 61036
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Streamwood, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Trumps the service and ambiance of any hotel I've ever been to. We booked a cottage and we felt so at home and comfortable to ask Hal&Wendy any questions about Galena. Grounds were beautiful, breakfast was delicious. We'll be back in a few months for a wedding and we already booked a room in the house.

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

We are so happy that you felt at home here at Hawk Valley Retreat...that's what it is all about...feeling as if you are at home...without having to do the pesky chores that stare you in the face when you are at home. Looking forward to your visit in the fall. Wendy and Hal

North Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Wendy and Hal have one of the best B&Bs in Illinois! It's tranquil, private, pristine, and filled with natural beauty. The owners are kind, generous and accommodating. The breakfast is fantastic! I'll be back soon to get more writing done.

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Love having you and your mom stay with us. Knowing that Hawk Valley provides you with the peace and quiet that you need for your writing makes us feel great...almost as if we are supporting your efforts in writing your book. Thanks again and we look forward to watching your success as a writer. Wendy and Hal

Mahomet IL
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I regularly visit Galena, we always stay at Hawk Valley, its close enough to town to enjoy all the Galena area has to offer, but secluded enough to forget the bustling world around you. We have spent countless evenings in the swing on the porch of the somerset cottage, and enjoyed the sunset. This time was no...

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

Here's a huge thank you to you. Five years ago when we first entered the world of B&B ownership, you showed us what we would be in for...and it was all great stuff...but truly it is the wonderful people that we meet who stay at Hawk Valley Retreat. Thanks for making our "jobs" so wonderfully easy and rewarding. Hal and...

schaumburg
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Hawk Valley Retreat was our first experience in staying at a B & B and my husband and I were 100% pleased with this beautiful retreat! From the first phone call with Hal (the owner) to a parting good bye breakfast our 4 day stay was exactly what we needed to relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy all Galena had to offer....

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We are thrilled that we were able to provide you with a positive first B&B experience. We hope that this will lead you to staying at other B&Bs across the country...for that matter outside the country. Of course...when back in Galena, we hope that you will choose once again to stay with us here at Hawk Valley Retreat. Have a...

Gridley, Illinois
Reviewed 25 July 2015

My husband and I stay here each time we are in Galena and love it every time. The cabins are perfect for a private getaway. Hal's breakfast can't be matched! Still close to town, this is the perfect B and B for your trip to Galena!

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

Thanks for your kind words. Although a few miles from town, we are happy that you feel that Hawk Valley is worth the trip. Looking forward to your next visit. Hal and Wendy

Zion, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Wendy and Hal were the most gracious hosts, even allowing us access to their garage to park our motorcycles. Breakfast was delicious (even gluten free, when needed). First visit but not the last!!!!!!

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Yep...sorry about that "little" downpour, but happy that we could find you a little garage space for the bikes. Thrilled that you have already rebooked. Wendy and Hal

Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We went to Galena to celebrate our 37th anniversary and my birthday. We both have very demanding careers and the eace and solitude of Hawk Valley was a perfect break from this! We stayed in the Pines and loved it! The breakfasts were wonderful and the homemade cookies were a pleasant treat! We were amazed that Hal and Wendy take...

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Loved having you and look forward to celebrating a future anniversary with you. Enjoy this lovely fall weather. Hal and Wendy

Batavia
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Loved staying here! Wendy and Hal were great! It was quiet and secluded which we wanted and loved sitting out on the porch at night! Gravel road to the cottages could use some TLC though! We had such a great time!

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We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. One of the challenges of living in the country is keeping up with the elements...which play havoc with things such as driveways. We appreciate your under standing of a slightly bumpy entrance. We look forward to your next visit. Wendy and hal.

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Wendy & Hal are thoughtful, generous hosts providing fabulous breakfasts and local site suggestions. The setting is sublime with peaceful quiet broken only by the songbirds. Work and worries just fade away

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Removing the stress from our guest's lives is exactly what we strive for, so we are thrilled that you left feeling stress free. We look forward to a return visit, but in the meantime we thank you for joining us here at Hawk Valley Retreat.

Aurora Il
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We had the pleasure of returning to Hawk Valley Retreat and Cottages and loved it even more than the first time. Granted, we went in February before, however beautiful and serene as it was then, we fell more in love with it than ever! We brought friends this time and were so curious as to their impression of our "discovery"....

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We are thrilled that you returned to Hawk Valley Retreat and that you brought your friends. Traveling with friends is a great way to spend your free time. We look forward to seeing you again...enjoy the remainder of your summer and we hope to see you again soon. Hal and Wendy

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Road, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: €92 - €205 (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 enjoy staying in the cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles 836nicks, 14 Nov 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!”
 of 5 bubbles 977taushac, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are Very Nice, be sure and use the nice big tub, soo relaxing!!!”
 of 5 bubbles P6777GAjackieg, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cozy room with the added benefit of a king size bed and fireplace.”
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