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The Inn at Irish Hollow

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Peoria
Reviewed 9 April 2012

The Inn at Irish hollow is located in Northern Illinois just outside Galena, Illinois. The remote location is perfect for those who wish to decompress from life's stressors. The main building was a former general store built in the early 1900's, with living quarters on the second and third floors. There are several newer cottages on the property, but they...

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Chicago, Il.
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This is the 2nd time we spent at Irish Hollow but the 1st time in one of their Cottages & all I can say is 'Heavenly"!!! It is truly a dream come true hideaway. Everything you could imagine to make a perfect week-end getaway. It may not be for everyone (?) tho you'd have to be nuts not to appreciate...

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Waukegan, Illinois
Reviewed 20 March 2012

I couldn't think of a better place to spend our 20th wedding annivesary. We stayed here 2 years ago and we could not stop thinking about the wonderful meals, hospitality and atmosphere. The weather ended up being very atypical for this time of year and we got to hike around the beautiful and peaceful property to burn off some calories...

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Rockford, IL
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We just spent a weekend at Irish Hollow in celebration of my husbands birthday and because we were just looking for a chance to " breathe". We expected it to be a great weekend based on the reviews and we were not disappointed. We had a room in the Inn which was beautifully decorated and offered a tremendous amount of...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I cannot say enough about Matthew, the innkeeper, he was knowledgeable, attentive and accommodating in every way. Our cottage, Stonewood, was charming and most private. The food was glorious and the service was incredible. In addition, there are lots of great hiking trails with fantastic views of the surrounding area. The peace and quiet was especially welcome. I highly recommend...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 2 March 2012

We just returned from the Inn at Irish Hollow. There are a lot of other reviews here and they cover the great things about this Inn. I'll just add my impressions. The cottages are extremely well done and they have everything you would want. We stayed in Olde Orchard. So a few things that stuck out for me with the...

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Grinnell, Iowa
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Several months ago, my wife and I had the pleasure of staying at the Irish Hollow Inn in one of their fabulous cottages. They do a fabulous job of pampering their guests. We also enjoyed a seven course meal that was absolutely one of the best meals and presentations ever. We highly recommend The Irish Hollow Inn.

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Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Irish Hollow sets the stage to relax, reconnect, and rejuvenate. This was our second stay at Irish Hollow and both times it was magical! We celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary, valentines day, and birthday this past weekend. Our winter stay was just as rewarding as our summer adventure there. I honestly cried when we left! Tony and staff made us...

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Chicago
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Each time we visit, it ruins me. I am so spoiled by the time I leave, ugh! From the time you arrive, the inn is so welcoming, the rooms and cottages are beautiful, well appointed and inviting, the inkeeper and staff are more than accomodating and they think of things before you can think you need them! Everytime you leave...

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Cambridge, Wisconsin
Reviewed 24 January 2012

No TV can be alarming -- but how quickly we adjusted. In fact, why stare at a laptop or a TV screen or even your smart phone for that matter when you have a gorgeous cottage and picture perfect scenary? Loved the food -- its unbelievable! Staff are there to help without being intrusive. We felt very taken care of....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 500 acres of magnificent rolling hillsides and valleys, the Inn offers a perfect setting to reconnect with one another and to be pampered in the heart of Galena’s picture-perfect countryside. Guests enjoy personalized comfort, superb hospitality and the lush amenities designed to thrill sophisticated travelers. The 500 acre estate is cut with miles of hiking trails, streams, wooded ridges and connects to a 1300 acre nature preserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Irish Hollow

Address: 2800 S Irish Hollow Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: $518 - $649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Inn At Irish Hollow Hotel Galena
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“All the rooms are wonderful, but we prefer the cottages.”
  • The wonderful sitting area in our cottage.
 of 5 bubbles lazyrranch, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cottage best value”
 of 5 bubbles 712brets, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the Inn are charming. The only downside are the older (but fitting) claw foot tubs and showers.”
 of 5 bubbles O5330AJstevenc, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cottages have more privacy, though the rooms are great too.”
 of 5 bubbles mbtlo, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra and get a cottage”
  • this is the screen porch for the french maid cottage
 of 5 bubbles 992mike, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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