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Chestnut Mountain Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Darien, Illinois
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Visited the Nut during the week day and the price was only $25 which is very cheap. Less than a dozen people were on the slopes and felt like my own slopes. Fresh new snow was being made and the skiing was very smooth with barley any ice.

Thank AviatorMat
Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 14 January 2016

My son and I went to Chestnut Mountain for a ski vacation. We were amazed from the start of our trip. We stayed in the remodeled area of the hotel with a room that overlooked the mountain. The room was gorgeous. The Beds were comfortable, it had a full size sofa, table, microwave, fridge and flat screen. It was in...

Thank jim q
Freeport, Illinois
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Slopes where I grew up and learned to ski! My family lives would come over about once a year growing up. However my friends and I are always looking for something fun to do however none of the rest of them know how to board/ski. With lift and rental totaling about $90 for one day it's a little expensive for...

Thank Dan O
Oswego, Illinois
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Due to the warm weather the resort was empty. We were like kids having a run if the place. Staff was very accommodating. We had fun driving down the mountain. I would bring some drinks and snacks. Food was OK. Better food in town. Will go back!

Thank 4evaneva
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Chestnut Mountain is our favorite local place for us to go for a ski weekend. The kids love the hills and lifts for all their snowboarding. I love the lounge and restaurant that overlooks the slopes. Best of both worlds. Not sure about all the rooms, but the one I stayed in could use freshening. Just looked tired. The beds...

1Thank leavygirl1
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Yes this place is a little dated, but the views from our window were well worth it. While it was dated, everything was clean and well kept. Loved the pool! There is alot to do there. There is a slide down the mountain and then you take the chair lift back up. A boat ride down the river as well....

Thank kdm11559
Huntley/Chicago Illinois
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Great view was probably about it. When I checked in I was not greeted to warmly. Room was very out dated. TV didn't work. Walls are paper thin... Heard a dog barking a few rooms down the for a long period of time. The staff at the restaurant was super friendly.

2Thank Zapplus2
Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 8 November 2015

My boyfriend and I have dined at the Chestnut Mountain restaurant a couple of times now. We both like it and the food is decent, and so is the service. Our view of the Mississippi River was great, which adds an elevated atmosphere when you're dining. The drive during the fall is beautiful!

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 November 2015

After finding the best Price on Tripadvisor , We booked The Chalet Room which is a economical option . When we saw the marvelous views along the ski slopes and Mississippi River we quickly sought a upgrade to stay in one of the updated rooms facing the Mighty Mississippi Valley . We were very impressed with the clean and modern...

Thank Jimmie M
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My friends and I enjoyed a wonderful girls weekend at Chestnut Mountain. Autumn is a fabulous time to visit Galena and the Mississippi River Valley, and Chestnut Mountain affords spectacular views of trees, bluffs, the River and rolling countryside. We were also very impressed with the staff at the hotel. Every single staff member we encountered (and there were many)...

2Thank AKnorsechick

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only in the Midwest will you find such an unexpected diamond in the rough. High above the Mississippi, tucked nicely in the hills near historic Galena, Chestnut Mountain is a premier Illinois. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chestnut Mountain Resort

Address: 8700 Chestnut Dr, Galena, IL 61036-8787
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $128 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Chestnut Mountain Galena
Chestnut Mountain Hotel Galena
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Choose a room with a view of the trails and river.”
Joan36806, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the slopes/river, we were on the parking lot side :-( but hardly in the room, so no big deal!”
441BrianH, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor”
SuziCalla, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with views of the Miss River valley are priced higher, but the view is awesome!”
pc746, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't take courtyard view, unless you want a room with a view to the parking lot.”
359karana, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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