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The View Motel

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Andy and Joyce are truly nice people. They made us feel welcome, the room and grounds are extremely clean. Its location is centrally located for many of the site seeing, historical sites. We will definitely be staying there again.

Thank Kevin H
LaPorte, Indiana
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Our group stayed at The View this past weekend and we were treated with exceptional customer service. When a group books all of the rooms there is a discount plus we were greeted with a full cooler upon arrival and bonfires in the evenings along with music to our liking. My husband and I also enjoyed staying at The View...

Thank Rita L
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The View is a very small 11 room hotel. It does not have a pool or hot tub. What it does have is it's owners. Andy is an unbelievable host. We went to Galena for a bike trip. The group I went with stays at the View all the time. So I heard stories about how great this place is....

Thank funseeker95
Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We went to galena for us grant pilgrimage and stayed at the view. Very welcoming folks and nice clean rooms. Would for sure stay there again. In the early morning you can see thesun rise on one side and the moon set on the other

Thank robin65_13
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Joyce and Andy were the best! From the moment we reserved our room over the phone, to the moment we checked out, they were friendly, inviting, hospitable, and truly the most genuine people I have ever met. My kids and I already planned our 4th of July weekend at their friendly confines. I sincerely feel we have made friends to...

Thank Herminio G
Moline, Illinois
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We went to Galena for Valentine's Day and stayed at The View. We were greeted by the owners. This made us feel very welcome. Then they offered us a glass of wine. Very good wine. The room as comfortable and homey. Who could ask for more! We will be staying here again and again. Perfect place to stay. Also enjoyed...

Thank Catherine C
St. Charles
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We travel a lot and this is one our favorite places. Andy and Joyce are wonderful hosts. They have thought of everything to make you comfortable. The beds are cozy comfy. They know the area and can help you with restaurants or whatever you want to do.

Thank Wekick
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have tried for a few weeks trying to come up with a review worthy of A&J's hard work running the View. When we happened to catch a vacancy at the View while passing through the area we checked in expecting a simple and comfortable room. All the extras that we have never heard of any place else (the jumbo...

1Thank Chris N
Forest Park, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2015

What a cool place - Andy and Joyce are fun and engaging! Rooms were clean.They checked us in with wine for the girls and beer for the boys. Very motorcycle friendly - towels provided for :am wipe down. Great suggestions for dinner and breakfast. As well as directions to a hidden cemetery so one in our group could find a...

Thank Urban S
Illinois City, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We found the View quite by accident. We had not made reservationas ahead in Galena an when we came on this place decided to spend the ight. Andy and Joyce were wonderfuul hosts, the price was right, the view was amazing, and the rooms were clean. After a comfortable quiet night's sleep we decided to stay an extra day. We...

Thank jeepsong

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The View Motel

Address: 2500 US Highway 20 W, Junction of Hwys 20 & 84, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9481
Region: United States > Illinois > Elizabeth
Price Range: $77 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
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View Hotel Elizabeth
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“Every room is great!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ghiccups, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book in advance but still try last minute in case of a cancellation”
 of 5 bubbles Tara-and-Patrick, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all one level. Can pull right up to your room and park.”
 of 5 bubbles 406RaulC, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“views of rolling hills, beautiful sunrise, and sunset”
 of 5 bubbles RAS7501, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Grab some friends and rent all 11 rooms for the weekend”
 of 5 bubbles funseeker95, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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