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The Inn at Irish Hollow

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I cannot say enough great things about this place. My wife and I came here on a whim back in 2013, and we've been coming back every year since. Literally everything about the Inn at Irish Hollow is wonderful. There is nothing about the guest experience that hasn't been well-thought out by the owners and staff. We have always stayed...

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 20 April 2016

My husband and I have stayed at Irish Hollows twice and wish we could go back again and again and again. We stay at the Station House Cabin, which, at the time was a newer cabin.The heated tiles around the large Jacuzzi tub are exquisite. My husband loved the huge shower. I think it took us a day to figure...

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Inn this past weekend. We absolutely fell in love. We stayed in the Wells Fargo room, and it was beautiful. The attention to detail is insane. We were given a beautiful wine and cheese tray right when we arrived. There is champagne and chocolate in the room as well. It really felt like...

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Thank Marie B
Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We have visited other B&B's in Illinois, but have never found one as amazing and wonderful as The Inn at Irish Hollow. The cottages are absolutely lovely-complete with whirlpool tub, soft music and warm lighting-the perfect couples getaway. The staff-especially the Inn keeper-Vincent is warm, friendly, and masterfully accommodating. They pay attention to every detail, and make sure that you...

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

We are humbled and delighted by your review of Irish Hollow! There is nothing that makes us happier than knowing that Irish Hollow is the place for celebrating such special occasions. We now serve the Candlelight Dinner on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings so that everyone here for multiple nights will have that experience during their visit. Though we consider...

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This magic and calm place was one of the most amazing places I've ever been. I went there because of some friends recommendation and it was totally worth it. It's not a typical hotel or BnB, it is absolutely something else. Every days they prepare a huge dinner which with several plates and the chief must be a crazy guy...

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Nice! We love to arrange proposals ... There is nothing more gratifying for all of us at Irish Hollow than to create the perfect setting for your most important moments in life. So glad that you found us ... and so touched that you loved us!

Wauconda, Illinois
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Cannot say enough about this experience. Stayed at French maid'service cottage, so cozy and tranquil! The dinner was beyond amazing and breakfasts outstanding!! We are already planning our next stay. Owners and staff were genuinely caring and only added to the whole expereince!!! Thank you is not enough to all of them!

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Janice, thank you for choosing such meaningful, warm words to describe your experience here at the Inn. We are excited to seeing you here again.

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I surprised my husband for his 60th birthday and we couldn't have had a more memorable experience. This was our first visit to Galena and staying at the Inn was the perfect choice to create lifelong memories we will never forget. In fact we booked a stay again next year for what we will make a yearly tradition. The staff,...

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Tina, thank you for all of your warm words. It was truly a pleasure having the two of you here. We love to bring out the best in each other. Which also means creating special meals based around your dietary restrictions. So thank you again for noticing all that. We are really happy to call you a part of everything...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Great place , great service ! Everything was perfect ! And the food omg amazing ! I targeted a lot around the world and this people really mean to focus into details . We were in the stonewood cottage , love it !

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and others! We look forward to seeing you both at Irish Hollow again soon.

Altoona, Iowa
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Food was fantastic. Atmosphere in the cabin's with fire place very romantic. Hard to get weekend you want usually booked up months in advance. Massage was probably only disappointing thing could mention.

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Thanks Jeff, for sharing your thoughts. Glad that you enjoyed the cottage and meals. The new Spring menu just rolled out, and is awesome! You are right....it is a great idea to book as far in advance as possible, and right now is a time to be thinking about Summer and Autumn. Due to a loss of a mutual friend,...

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Stonewood Cottage. While it was a bit of a drive, we knew it was worth it the moment we walked into the cottage. Soothing music floated out (from the tablet) to greet us. They have thought of pretty much everything: a centrally located fireplace with LOTS of firewood and starter sticks; generous supply of small-batch indulgent...

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Bill B, Owner at The Inn at Irish Hollow, responded to this review

Thank you Ellie, for sharing your experience.... It is our mission to bring joy to others. It means so much that you are sharing Irish Hollow with your friends. That is truly the best compliment of all. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. The Irish Hollow Team

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 500 acres of magnificent rolling hillsides and valleys, the Inn offers a perfect setting to reconnect with one another and to be pampered in the heart of Galena’s picture-perfect countryside. Guests enjoy personalized comfort, superb hospitality and the lush amenities designed to thrill sophisticated travelers. The 500 acre estate is cut with miles of hiking trails, streams, wooded ridges and connects to a 1300 acre nature preserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Irish Hollow

Address: 2800 S Irish Hollow Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9482
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: €259 - €304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Inn At Irish Hollow Hotel Galena
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“All the rooms are wonderful, but we prefer the cottages.”
  • The wonderful sitting area in our cottage.
 of 5 bubbles lazyrranch, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cottage best value”
 of 5 bubbles 712brets, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the Inn are charming. The only downside are the older (but fitting) claw foot tubs and showers.”
 of 5 bubbles O5330AJstevenc, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cottages have more privacy, though the rooms are great too.”
 of 5 bubbles mbtlo, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra and get a cottage”
  • this is the screen porch for the french maid cottage
 of 5 bubbles 992mike, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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