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Places To Stay

Where To Stay
Historic Hotels, Motels and Resorts

Galena offers a variety of choices for your stay in Galena. Historic hotels, world-class resorts and specialty suites are just some of the options for you to enjoy after a busy day experiencing the awesome-ness og Galena.

Best Western Designer Inn & Suites
9923 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Stay at this quaint and comfortable Galena hotel — free breakfast, near local wineries and historic Galena, Illinois attractions. All standard rooms have spacious living areas, microwaves and refrigerators. Most rooms have private balconies; some have fireplaces. Whirlpool and theme rooms available. Indoor/year-round outdoor pool and hot tub.

Chestnut Mountain Resort
8700 W. Chestnut Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Full-service, 120-unit resort 8 miles southeast of Galena on a wooded palisade overlooking the Mississippi. Indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, miniature golf, Alpine slide, Mississippi cruises, skiing/snowboard programs, on-site restaurants, lounge. Check out their website for more information.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson – Galena
11334 Oldenburg Ln., Galena, IL 61036

Newly renovated, 100% smoke-free. Just minutes away from the historic downtown area, our hotel in Galena, IL offers comfortable and spacious accommodations that feature a variety of convenient services and amenities. Here, you’ll enjoy an indoor water park with a 72-foot waterslide, game room, Fitness Center, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, premium cable TV and a daily complimentary breakfast. For business and leisure travelers, our Galena, IL hotel’s location is nearby Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort, The Belvedere, Linmar Gardens, the Dowling House and Galena Golf Club. We invite you to experience the comfort and convenience of the Country Inn & Suites and reserve your stay online today. Go to our website for more information.

230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Illinois’ oldest operating hotel, 55 Victorian-style guest rooms; enclosed guest parking. Three restaurants; meeting, banquet, wedding facilities; self-guided historic walking tour; “Quiet Room” to sit and enjoy our historic video. For more information on this historic hotel visit our website.

444 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Eagle Ridge is a a full-service golf and spa resort offering a variety of exciting experiences in a beautiful picturesque setting. Located on 6,800 acres 6 miles from Galena, Eagle Ridge offers accommodations ranging from traditional inn rooms to 1-8 bedroom villas and distinctive homes. Eagle Ridge has so much to offer you must visit their website.

Grant Hills Motel
9372 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Galena’s Value Motel. Offering simple comforts of home: 1-3 beds/room, mini fridges, convenient parking. Laundry/kitchen facilities. Outdoor pool. Gas grills, picnic pavilion. Volleyball and horseshoes. Dog-friendly. Spacious backyard, scenic views.

The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Unique guest rooms featuring upgraded bedding package, Irish themed artwork, complimentary breakfast, day spa, pool, Wi-Fi and live entertainment in Frank O’Dowd’s Pub. Suites w/whirlpools and valley views.

Marcotte’s Family Motel
2156 US Hwy 20 East, Elizabeth, IL 61028

On 3 acres overlooking Jo Daviess countryside, a short drive to Galena, Chestnut, Mississippi, Apple Canyon. Some rooms include fridge/microwave/table/chairs. Apartments with full kitchens. Coffee/muffins, hot tub, grill, campfire, dog-friendly.

Ramada Hotel and Spa
11383 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

One of Galena’s most attractive hotels offering 72 uniquely decorated rooms, perennial gardens, catch and release pond, indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness room, and banquet/meeting facilities for up to 300 people.

Stoney Creek Inn
940 Galena Square Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Come and experience the Great Outdoors… indoors. Our unique Northwoods décor, atmosphere and incredible service create a truly enjoyable lodging experience! Guests love our extended continental breakfast and our “Wilderness Park.”

Timmerman’s Hotel & Resort
7787 Timmerman Dr., East Dubuque, IL 61025

At Timmerman’s Hotel & Resort, we provide the little comforts that make you feel at home. Come see our newly-renovated property.

Valley-Vu Motel
400 E. North Ave., Stockton, IL 61085

Modern 9-unit motel on Highway 20. Private baths, A/C, cable TV, credit card phone service, nearby café. Children welcome. Midweek/multi-night discounts. Visa/MasterCard. No pets. Non-smoking. Amenities in office. Coffeemaker/microwaves.

The View Motel
2500 US Hwy 20 West, Elizabeth, IL 61028

Large comfortable rooms with queen-size beds. Only 10 minutes from Galena. Complimentary coffee/tea. Special group rates. New 26-inch flat-panel HDTVs with satellite. Free Wi-Fi.

Bed & Breakfasts

305 North
305 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Located on Main Street with private parking, 305 North provides the best downtown Galena has to offer. Newly-remodeled suites and lobby make your stay most enjoyable. Inquire about groups.

A Beautiful Tierra Linda
826 S. Rocky Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Immersed in the sights and sounds of nature, Tierra Linda’s two charming guest rooms offer peace and relaxation. Dog-friendly, swimming, fishing, hiking, stargazing, bonfires, birdwatching. No TV or noisy roads. Pet-friendly.

Aalto’s Station House Cottages at Irish Hollow
2777 S. Irish Hollow Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Delivered gourmet breakfast by a wood burning fireplace, hiking trails, relaxing massage, seasonal packages, beautiful gardens, seven-course candlelight dinners, lush furnishings and amenities, all nestled in a gorgeous countryside setting.

Aaron’s Cottages & Cabins at the Goldmoor
9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Luxurious cottages and cabins on the magnificent Goldmoor estate overlooking the Mississippi River and featuring elite amenities, dining, spa services and beautiful gardens.

Abbey’s High St. Bed & Breakfast
105 S. High St., Galena, IL 61036

Elegant award-winning 1850s mansion. Relaxing English gardens, gazebo, porches & parlors. Breathtaking views, walk to downtown. Antique décor, canopy beds, finest linens, Jacuzzis, fireplaces, A/C. Complimentary breakfast, beverage bar and chocolates.

414 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

Historic Galena icehouse with private spacious suites offering romance, comfort and relaxation. King beds. VCR/DVD, sauna, flower gardens, patio deck. Library, reading lamps, pottery gallery on-site. Walk to downtown.

Admiral’s Park Avenue Guest House
208 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036

Formerly the Park Avenue Guest House. Walk-to-town location from a Queen Anne Victorian painted lady. Screened porch and gazebo. Permanent display of 225 Dickens Village. Resident kitty.

900 3rd St., Galena, IL 61036

Walk the floors shared by Lincoln and Grant in this 1845 home. Stroll extensive gardens and woodlands where Grant trained his troops. Parlor, screened porch, evening wine and cheese.

11661 W. Chetlain Ln., Galena, IL 61036

Boyhood estate of Civil War General Augustus Chetlain. Five 1800s original log cabins boast rustic charm, double whirlpools, wood burning fireplaces, full baths, satellite TV/DVD, mini-fridges, microwaves, coffeemakers. Pets welcome!

1000 Third St., Galena, IL 61036

Charming 1858 home. Known for our hospitality and breakfast. Three blocks from downtown. Yes to single night stays, children, couples or groups. Private baths, A/C. It’s all about you!

1004 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036

This romantic 1846 mansion welcomes you to its whispers of the past and its unique historical experience. Beautiful new luxurious bathrooms, finest linens and antiques, yet casual and comfortable.

606 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

Enjoy lodging in our 1848 bed-and-breakfast. Park your vehicle and stroll the two blocks to shopping, sites and restaurants. Full breakfast, evening home-baked dessert. Reduced rates Sunday-Thursday.

11410 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Experience true hospitality with innkeepers who have been welcoming guests for 20 years! Find peaceful contentment and history in one of Galena’s oldest (1836) homes. Whirlpool/fireplace suites available.

Bernadine’s Stillman Inn
513 Bouthillier St., Galena, IL 61036

“Best Breakfast” and “Best Innkeeper” awards! 1858 mansion across from Grant’s home, a short walk to town. Bottomless chocolate chip cookies, ice cream bars, popcorn and dessert. Wedding chapel, receptions.

Brierwreath Manor Bed & Breakfast
216 N. Bench St., Galena, IL 61036

Elegant Queen Anne with wraparound porch located one block from Main Street. Antique furnishings, queen and twin beds, hot/cold drink buffet and homemade chocolate chip cookies for your comfort.

Brixen Ivy’s Victorian Mansion
301 S. High St., Galena, IL 61036

Authentic Victorian mansion estate, no highway noise, walk to downtown. Quiet, peaceful, luxurious accommodations. Four large parlors, tastefully furnished, all private baths, comfortable beds, wonderful breakfast and staff.

Captain Harris Guest House & Honeymoon Cottage
713 S. Bench St., Galena, IL 61036

On the edge of downtown, Galena’s oldest and finest home (c. 1836). Enjoy the warmth and charm of this Vernacular-style home with its beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright leaded glass windows.

Cloran Mansion & Antonio’s Cottage
1237 Franklin St., Galena, IL 61036

Five distinctive rooms and a secluded cottage. Fireplaces, private bath with luxury double whirlpool tubs, CD, videos, stocked complimentary mini-fridge, TV/DVDs, A/C. Full country-style breakfast. DSL wireless.

The Country English Cottages
2800 S. Irish Hollow Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Cottage gardens, hiking trails, lavish candlelight dinners, delivered gourmet breakfast, all-natural farm, gorgeously English countryside surroundings, hot stone therapy massage and exquisite amenities create the perfect pampered experience.

Dinner & Dreams Guesthouse
120 W. Main St., Elizabeth, IL 61028

Unique Victorian home with three floors to use. Rate includes a sit down dinner each evening with hosts. Located in quaint village with nearby shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation.

Dinner & Dreams Guesthouse
120 W. Main St., Elizabeth, IL 61028

Unique Victorian home with three floors to use. Rate includes a sit down dinner each evening with hosts. Located in quaint village with nearby shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation.

Farmers’ Guest House & Annie Lloyd’s Cottage
334 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

Experience luxury, delight, charm, romance in Galena’s only 1800s restored inn, spacious common areas, evening wine and cheese, DVD movies, music library, baby grand piano, wildflower gardens, walk to downtown.

Felt Manor Guest House
125 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

Lovely historic Victorian, distinctive rooms, scenic views, two blocks from Main. Large porches, lovely gardens, fountain, carriage house. Sumptuous breakfast, afternoon wine. Elegant parlors/library, wood burning fireplaces. Cable/DVD, Wi-Fi, A/C.

Galena Log Cabin Getaway
9401 W. Hart John Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Authentic log cabins, 45 wooded acres, creek, nature trails, whirlpools, alpacas, awesome night sky, tours of Casper Bluff/Mississippi River, four miles south of Galena, peace/quiet.

Goldmoor Inn
9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Magnificent full-service inn celebrating more than 29 years of hospitality. Featuring elite amenities, dining and spa services in a romantic setting overlooking the Mississippi River.

Grandview Guest Home
113 S. Prospect St., Galena, IL 61036

1870 traditional brick. Two guest rooms, one suite. Overlooks Galena and countryside. Full breakfast, A/C, cable TV in parlor. Limited smoking. Senior, off-season, multi-night discounts.

Greenbriar Country Inn & Suites
345 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

A treasury of Federal-period homes at the south end of Galena’s historic district, with private parking. Twelve beautiful rooms, some with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Too many amenities to list!

Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages
2752 W. Cording Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Affordable, luxurious, romantic countryside guest rooms and cottages. Private baths, A/C, TV/DVD/DSS, whirlpools, fireplaces, kitchenettes. On-site massage, romantic dinners, off-season and midweek specials. Birdwatching and stargazing paradise. Pond, trail, gardens.

Hellman Guest House
318 Hill St., Galena, IL 61036

1895 Queen Anne Victorian, wraparound porch has breathtaking view of downtown/countryside. Original woodwork, stained/leaded glass windows, A/C, beautiful gardens, bottomless cookie jar. Walk to town. Specials available. Older children appropriate.

The Inn at Irish Hollow
2800 S. Irish Hollow Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Old country general store on 500 countryside acres with trails, seasonal packages, seven-course candlelight dinners, all-natural handmade meals, lush amenities, massage, beautiful rooms and gardens provide the ideal romantic retreat.

LeFevre Inn & Resort
9917 W. Deininger Ln., Galena, IL 61036

Romantic country inn 1 1/2 miles from downtown. Amazing tri-state views and unforgettable sunsets. Eight private rooms, one suite and two cottages. Lake with gazebo, outdoor pool, fireplaces, pet-friendly.

Main Street Inn
404 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

On Galena’s historic downtown, we offer six luxurious/spacious rooms, double queens to single kings. Whether you shop, dine or just relax, count us INN. Hope to see you INNside.

Oscar Swan Country Inn
3351 Elizabeth-Scales Mound Rd., Scales Mound, IL 61075

Country setting, pet-friendly, outdoor grills, fireplaces, porches, patios, whirlpools. Private cottage for four, plus inn houses six-eight. Great for family reunions. Tranquil and beautiful. Scrumptious breakfast; other meals on request.

Peaceful Pines
9033 E. Canyon Rd., Apple River, IL 61001

Charming cottage on 19 acres. Adjacent to Apple River Canyon State Park. Fishing, golf, shopping at your fingertips. Paradise for the birder, artist or author. Full kitchen, pet friendly and quiet.

Queen Anne Guest House
200 Park Ave., Galena, IL 61036

Historic Victorian Queen Anne featured in “America’s Painted Ladies.” Award-winning bed-and-breakfast in quiet neighborhood near historic Main Street. Wireless Internet, private baths, fireplaces, parlors, library. Gourmet breakfasts, evening parlor parties.

Renaissance Riverboat Suites and Rooms
324-328 Spring St. (US Hwy 20), Galena, IL 61036

Two beautifully restored brick buildings (c. 1850) with three guest rooms, one superior grade room. Six romantic suites featuring fireplaces, double whirlpools, stained glass windows and skylights. Walking distance to downtown.

Ryan Mansion
11373 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Step onto a Victorian country estate and enjoy an 1876 Italianate mansion with over 9,000 square feet of detailed luxury. Two acres of gardens, views, gazebo and pergola for outdoor events.

The White House Bed & Breakfast
516 Park Ave., Warren, IL 61087

The president’s choice, a 1890s Victorian home. Library/den oak floors, pocket doors, pleasant surroundings. “Brag” that you stayed at The White House.

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