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DeSoto House Hotel

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip here and it was just as great as the first. Judy at the front desk is the nicest. She was working last time we went too. We stayed in a king room again and were excited it was a different...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to spend the weekend opening the New Year at this oldest operating hotel in the state of Illinois. I usually prefer my hotels to be modern, with white fluffy bedding and high tech amenities, but what fun would life be...More

Thank blanche&milver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the history behind this hotel. The parking garage offers a nice place to park without worrying about parking fees. The front desk staff is pleasant and the food is always good. The bleu cheese soup is amazing! Housekeeping does an amazing job keeping the...More

Thank 111jerriw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took an extended weekend, staying at the de Soto House. My first reaction was not good. I was disappointed, at first, with the room size. Probably me just being grumpy. After getting settled in, the suite was quite cozy. The king bed was very...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We've stayed at a lot of hotels in Galena and this was our first time at the DeSoto House. We decided to stay here because we had a Christmas party to attend on Main Street and we could walk to and from. We got back...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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
Details
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
Details
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
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hwoodrum
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.
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ireland1227
24 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
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Purplepony0813
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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"Side view to side street in a storm was a cool view."
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"Your choices of views from your room include main street, center court or river levee to mention a few."
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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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