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BEST WESTERN Designer Inn & Suites
Ranked #7 of 11 Hotels in Galena
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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
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“Great Stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

Have stayed in the Lincoln room before & loved it. This time we stayed in another room. Both were very clean & quiet. Loved the indoor outdoor pool & hot tub. The breakfast bar was well stocked & good. Staff is always friendly & helpful. The hotel is close to the downtown area. Will definitely go back again.

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

Although we booked this hotel through Priceline on a "deal" for just under $100, it felt more like a dated Motel 6 than anything else. The bed was squeaky/worn, the room fixtures dated, and the carpet faded and threadbare in spots. You could hear a lot of noise from adjacent rooms and the road, even though it didn't seem like the people were being inordinately loud. The staff was very nice, however - very commendable, and even though the facilities seemed quite old it appeared clean.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

Stayed here May 21st for our 10 wedding anniversary. We stayed in the Crystal Cave Suite. It was a HUGE beautiful room!! It was SOOO CLEAN!! The hotel itself in the hallway and in the front desk area looked a little run down, but the room looked newer and was so nice! The pool was warm and loved the indoor/outdoor pool. While the room was a bit pricey- it was beautiful. It has a sauna, oversized hot tub, breakfast bar, big bathroom with a beautiful shower with lots of different jets, a huge round bed, it's own balcony, and a fire place, Big flat screen tv. . My husband and I will be staying here again. We didn't have the breakfast. However we were pleasantly surprised it went til 10. The pool is also open til 10pm.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Red Wing MN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

We stayed here last year and enjoyed the Lincoln "designer" room. This year we had a very large room, #118, at the end of the building, with its window and balcony looking out over a forest. A bit too late in the season for the fireplace but it looked good anyway. Quiet and pleasant! And very reasonably priced.

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McHenry, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

This motel was exactly what we wanted. Close to town, nice breakfast included, comfortable rooms and pleasant staff. We wanted a room facing the back so we could sit out and enjoy a glass of wine and have a view of the woods. The pool area was enjoyable. The wifi worked in the room as promised. We used the microwave and refrigerator. The sitting area was also useful. Would come back again if time allowed!

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

Overall, my experience at the BW Designer Inn & Suites was very good. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Our room was clean, nicely updated and the shower was awesome! Close to downtown Galena.

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Belle Plaine, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

We stayed in one of the themed suites for our anniversary. It was very nice with a couple of extras in the room that added a very nice touch. The room was very clean and comfortable. The balcony overlooking the wooded area in the back was a nice spot to have a cup of tea in the morning. This was our first trip to Galena and we had been given a couple of great recommendations for a nice dinner from the gentleman at the front desk (who later also showed us how to get around town and a couple points of interest to check out). Dinner was more than we could have hoped for. The pool was lovely. It was a little chilly that night, but since the pool was heated, it wasn't so bad in their outdoor section. We had a great time! The continental breakfast was more than anyone could ask for along with their wonderful coffee and tea bar. Some of the items served that morning included make your own waffles, orange juice, hard boiled eggs, muffins, other pastries, bagels, biscuits and gravy, sausage, among others. My husband and I had a great stay and will definitely be back in the future. I highly recommend this hotel as a place to visit every time you go to Galena!!!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: BEST WESTERN Designer Inn & Suites
Address: 9923 W US Highway 20, Galena, IL 61036-9187
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Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Galena
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galena
#7 Family Hotel in Galena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Designer Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly remodeled large rooms! Newly remodeled bathrooms! New lobby and new hallways! Located 1/2 mile from downtown Main Street Galena. Free hot breakfast with stay. ... more   less 
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