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Chestnut Mountain Resort

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Room & Suite (28)
Dining (10)


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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Electric vehicle charging station
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Ski-In / Ski-Out
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Mountain View
Great View
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Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
We visited in early feb, our first time here. I had been skiing in my youth, but it was the very first time to ski for my wife and 2 kids (6 and 4 years old). We had individual lessons for each, and the care and instruction provided was excellent. You can tell that there is a
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We brought a group of 27 high schoolers to this place and arrived at 11 pm. They stayed open for us, had all our rooms and keys organized, got everyone into their rental gear, and the kids STILL had time to go swimming before midnight. They were SO well organized, helpful and
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Beautiful country. skiing was fun with man made snow. Suite was clean but be aware. The 2 bedroom suite that sleeps 12 is really one bedroom and one great room with 5 beds. only one bathroom. mini fridge that barely gets cold and a single serving coffee maker. We felt a little
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Galena was lit up with luminaries and we enjoyed the downtown. Very crowded, so we went to our Mountain Chalet at Chestnut Mountain Resort, and was very pleased with the accommodations. Very clean and comfortable room, with a view of the ski runs. Constant snow being blown
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This Hotel is magnificent. It was very clean and had a very friendly staff. Not only was the hotel nice but all the accompaniments. The alpine slide was a hit with our little one the soaring eagle was awesome and mini golfing was amazing. The ride up from the slide on the ski
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Jacuzzi Suite
Morning view of the Mississippi from Chestnut
view from our room
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Standard Room
Took this picture from our hotel room. Riverside room #223.
How far is it from downtown ?
It’s a 15 minute drive from resort to downtown Galena down winding roads with incredible views.
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Is it s pet friendly hotel?
I do not know but did not see any
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What do you served in breakfast?
The restaurants at Chestnut Mountain offer many options when it comes to breakfast, and it varies, look at their website, it is all there, even menus.
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I believe they all are updated, they've been working on it over the past couple of years, certainly the main building, on the right side of the complex, is updated. very nice. (they have raised their rates).
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"First floor was noisy, may have better luck in rooms on higher floors."
"You have to pay extra for a room viewing the river."
"ask for a view room, well worth it"
"Request a room with a view. Otherwise, you get the parking lot. But remember there is no elevator."
"Our room, 325, had a great view of the activities and the river!"
US$94 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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