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Grimes, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Chose resort based on price but was disappointed. Was probably nice when first built but needs much updating. Walls were thin, heater loud and TV and Wi fi reception were poor. Drive out of town to get there was pretty but a bit daunting-especially at night.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did the Segway tour on a weekend getaway to Galena. This was our second time on Segways and was by far our most fun. 50 bucks apiece for an hour and a half. After watching a 10 minute video and a brief but thorough check out we were on our way. The trails were lots of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Checked in and was going to take pics of the beautiful view and was faced with lady bugs all over the Windows m post outside but many inside. They had no rooms available so my husband's and I spent the evening killing. I got to the point I left their carcasses where we killed them there were also flies in... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Love the location, the views are spectacular! Friendly and accommodating staff. No elevator which made getting all our stuff to our room 2 flights up a little challenging. Staff was able to move my in-laws to a room on the 1st floor which was very helpful. When I booked my room, I booked a suite that I thought reservations said... More 

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South Elgin, IL
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived with our 88 year old mother to learn that after giving us our keys to a room on the fourth floor that they had no elevators. You just assume that all hotels have elevators and if they do not, I wish I would of been advised. We originally had booked a room that slept 10 people but ended... More 

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Thank BAMH
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Rooms are large and the views are stunning! Staff is very friendly and on top of things. Plenty to do at the resort and only about 8 minutes from downtown Galena. The rooms are a little dated but they are very clean and smell fresh so who cares? Bar service was excellent and the steak nachos were great! We will... More 

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Thank Joanie M
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11 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We took our group with kids ranging from 4 to 14 to the alpine slide and mini golfing. It was a great day. The resort grounds are beautiful and well maintained. We had two kids on our laps for the alpine slide and they do not charge for them. The line was quite long, so our wait was probably 35-40... More 

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Thank Sheri H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed in the double queen room... The room was perfect- we had a couch & table/chairs! The hallways have a different smell to them! We had a blast mini golfing, going down the alpine slide & zip line! We ate at both the Summit & Sunset Grille- which both were AMAZING! Such a beautiful place & very relaxing!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was pleasant and helpful from booking, to checking in, to answering questions about activities in the area, right through check out. The room was clean and had been recently updated, as did the entire resort. It was great fun to take a ride on the lift and get an arial view of the area, just breathtaking. The location... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Came for a get away with my boyfriend. Hotel is so clean! The grounds are beautiful. Went to the restaraunt for breakfast each morning. We got engaged on the ski lift - which has an amazing view. Galena is beautiful and it was a good distance away from downtown, but easy to get too.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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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 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: £77 - £157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Chestnut Mountain Galena
Chestnut Mountain Hotel Galena
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“Ask for first floor”
 of 5 bubbles SuziCalla, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with views of the Miss River valley are priced higher, but the view is awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles pc746, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't take courtyard view, unless you want a room with a view to the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 359karana, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so stay on the first floor. WiFi is horrible. Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the ski slope side, as the view is spectacular. We were on the parking lot side because we didn't know.”
 of 5 bubbles johngU4997DW, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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