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Belvidere, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is less than 5 minutes from downtown Galena, and is right off of 20. The rooms are small and clean. The windows in the back of the room have a beautiful view and overlooks the hilly countryside. There was an outdoor pool, although we visited in winder so didn't get to enjoy that. There was a cute breakfast...

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, including our friendly staff and clean rooms. Please visit us again in the warmer months and take advantage of our swimming pool! ​We love pets and welcome any guest looking for an affordable lodging option close to downtown Galena....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for the second time! Clean, friendly, affordable. The only thing I would advise is bringing extra pillows! Especially if you're not alone. Will still book again in the future! It's nice that it's so close to town. I liked the sound of the highway, but you might want to think about it if something like that would keep...

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. We are happy to provide guests with a room not facing the highway if they'd like, just ask! We are a great and affordable option for those looking to...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great place to stay off the beaten path. The motel is no frills, no luxury, but it is clean and quiet, with a friendly staff and nice grounds. Will definitely book there again when in the area. Keeps you away from the corporate, big box hotels and overpriced stays.

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, including our friendly staff! We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. We are a great and affordable option for those looking to book beyond the corporate, big box hotels. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Staff is very nice and accommodating. Room was clean, beds, blankets, amenities nice. Beautiful country views out windows. We stayed on main level. Walls definitely need more insulation, party animals next room over, did not allow a restful sleep. Hopefully, next time we'll stay on lower level away from the night life, road noise was tolerable:) lol.

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, including our friendly staff, incredible country views and amenities! We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Took a weekend getaway with my teen daughter. Although the room was clearly in need of updating, the price was right! We agreed, it was worth having cash to do things than to have a fancy room. We would stay again.

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience, including our affordable rates! We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Decent motel, family owned. Very nice people and could not beat the deal for it's location. Right next to Baum's Distillery is a plus. Room is a little small but that is probably the norm for a motel and I'm just not use to it.

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience, including our friendly staff and our convenient location. Right next to the Distillery is a plus! We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I got here late, tired, and dusty. I had a bike race the next morning and simply wanted somewhere I could get a hot shower and a few hours sleep. Grant Hills Motel, just outside the town of Galena, was perfect. It's on a stretch of highway, but the road sounds aren't too intrusive. No bathtub, but the showers are...

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. Most of our rooms do have "tub/shower" combinations but it sounds like a nice hot shower and our comfortable beds were just what you needed. We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

Fort Dodge, Iowa
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice, clean, less expensive. This motel has an outdoor pool, so closed for the winter. That's ok as we were here to wander the stores of downtown Galena. No breakfast but they did serve coffee and hot water for tea or cocoa. Terri at the front desk was very friendly and helpful with meal suggestions. Our room was very nice....

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We are glad to hear you mentioned the hot coffee and tea and our wonderful front desk personnel Terri. We just closed our seasonal pool so you'll have to book with us again, perhaps in the warmer months so you can enjoy a swim! Your friends at Grant...

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Conveniently located on the edge of town, spotlessly clean, friendly staff. Excellent value. However close to heavily traveled US 20, not for light sleepers. Rooms on back side would not have this trouble.

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Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome little place, comfy and cozy. Staff, awesome and accommodating. Clean, well kept and clean. Great fire pit and pool. Close to all sorts of shops, fuel and food. The price was under eighty bucks a night. Only 5 minutes to downtown Galena. I recommend room 23, it's close to the covered area where you sit out and have coffee...

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LeFevre R, Public Relations Manager at Grant Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Grant Hills Motel. Your mention of our fire pit, pool, convenient location, value and clean, well kept rooms has made our day. We strive to make every guest's visit as pleasant as yours. We hope you'll decide to stay with us again soon. Your friends at Grant Hills Motel

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galena's best value. Offering simple comforts of home, Grant Hills Motel is comfortably equipped to help you pack lightly and enjoy extended stays. Onsite laundry and kitchen facilities, a spacious backyard with picnic area and gas grills provide homey conveniences. More for you: heated outdoor pool, next-to-door parking (most rooms), and choice of up to 3 beds per room. Pet friendly. Affordably priced. 34 Rooms-perfect for reunions, business travelers and extended stay guests. Within minutes of downtown, shopping, dining and skiing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grant Hills Motel

Address: 9372 Highway 20 West, Galena, IL 61036
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: £43 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grant Hills Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 34
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“rooms on lower level may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles cheryle111, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the front are by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles pozdowny, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You can get rooms off the back of the motel and away from the highway if you would like but they are doubles rather than singles.”
 of 5 bubbles T1388RMdaniels, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms face along the nearby highway, but there are rooms on the backside of the building. They may be quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles ktowntraveler2012, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“the main floor walks right into their 'back yard', quiet, peaceful. This is in the back side of the motel.”
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 of 5 bubbles JenniferS596, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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