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Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I had booked a group at the Irish Cottage for a two night stay on a weekend. After RSVPs were returned I called in the evening to cancel some of the rooms no longer needed. The front desk clerk while nice was unable to assist because she was not authorized because they do not allow one night stays on Saturdays....

4Thank Jnkolman
gr82birish, General Manager at Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Having worked directly with Ms. Kolman in making her reservation, I am very aware of the situation. Upon learning of her dissatisfaction with her reservation, we found another nearby hotel that would accommodated her Saturday night only request. Ms. Kolman declined the reservation at a nearby hotel opting to spend the weekend at the Irish Cottage. We had 72 guestrooms...

Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay during the recent holiday weekend. We stayed in the Aran Junior Suite - king bed with a whirlpool - and were pleased with the cleanliness of the room, the comfort of the bed, and especially the hot boutique breakfasts and the dinners at the Irish pub downstairs. The staff and management...

2Thank Sarah T
Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The hotel was cool to look at. We stay in the Aran Jr. Suite. The room was big, whirlpool a little small, and the bed was hard. It was a really cool hotel, the staff was very friendly, and was fun to just hang out in the room. We ate in the pub, the food was WONDERFUL!!! Drinks were a...

2Thank Daisygurl7
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

This hotel was great in every way! The rooms were well appointed and decorated very nicely. Extremely comfortable mattresses and pillows. Additionally, the rooms and common areas were spotless. No doubt you can tell that both management and employees take pride in what they do. We went on a weekend when the hotel was completely booked and the hotel was...

3Thank upnorth300
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This was a truly delightful long weekend. Will be sure to stay there again when in the area. Every thing about the hotel/cottage was outstanding. Room, food, staff outstanding. Each staff person was very helpful especially Ellie. Resturant great and music, Ian, very good. Breakfast outstanding especially the scones. Best we ever had. Room very comfortable. Our only complaint was...

2Thank Byron M
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed the weekend for our 15 year Anniversary. The staff was very friendly and accommodating! The room was clean and well kept. The breakfast was awesome you must try the scones! We enjoyed the pub in the hotel for a few pints and some music. We would definitely stay here again!!!

1Thank hill828
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We arrived on a Friday late afternoon after shopping downtown all day. The front desk staff was friendly enough. The room was basic and clean. It was a bit outdated for the price that we paid for the room. This place to totally overpriced, but we knew that going in. Had it been updated and in town, then the rate...

1Thank sassy63
Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Every moment we spent at Irish Cottages was fun. From our arrival to our departure, all the staff was courteous and attentive. The room was perfect with a beautiful hot tub for our relaxation and enjoyment. Breakfast was a pleasant surprise with such delicious and tempting offerings. One staff member deserves special mention. Ellie greeted us a couple days before....

3Thank eweis49
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Nice concept, but poor value for experience provided. Premium price for less than premium experience. Hot breakfast was pre selected/ not as we were lead to believe. Service was courteous but lacked attention to detail. Overall, not worth the money.

1Thank Patrice M
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We arrived early at the hotel and we were immediately taken care of by the front desk staff. After spending an entire day shopping and sightseeing in Galena we came back to our room to freshen up then went to the pub for a drink and listen to the entertainment . very nice wait staff. The breakfast that was served...

1Thank Jackie T

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

Address: 9853 W US Highway 20, Galena, IL 61036-9186
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $143 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Irish Cottage Hotel
Irish Cottage Galena
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#2 Family Hotel in Galena
#2 Romantic Hotel in Galena
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“Reserve a junior suite with you need more than one bath. It has two and 3 separate beds.”
 of 5 bubbles kandistake, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 209 which is across the hall from the "Staff" room so if you're a light sleeper this might not be the best room for you.”
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“Valley view”
 of 5 bubbles LBB56, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Valley view, second floor offered better view.”
 of 5 bubbles disney7071, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Aran Junior Suite with Valley view, don't get the 1st floor suite, no real view of the valley.”
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