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Stoney Creek Inn
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Galena
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 September 2011

We recently stayed here while on a short get away to Galena. We traveled with my sister and brother-in-law and stayed in 2 standard rooms. We had a great AAA discount and paid $75 each for the rooms. The rooms were spotlessly clean and the property had a nice decor - outdoorsy and sports oriented. Different than the standard hotel decor. Breakfast was good and had a nice variety of items. If we were to travel to Galena in the future, we would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 September 2011

My husband and I were travelling by motorcycle up through Wisconsin and southwest into Illinois. We reserved a room with Stoney Creek Inn while in Galena and are we glad we did! One of the BEST places we have ever stayed in! I love the decor and we had many photo ops with the various bears around the Inn. The pool/spa area was very nice. The Inn was very clean and comfortable and a special bonus was the $10 coupon toward a restaurant in Galena or $20 off our next stay (within 90 days). If we knew we'd be coming back within 3 months, we definately woudl have used that, but we did use the $10 off and ate at Fried Green tomatoes (reviewed that venue also). We hope to return in the spring on our next motorcycle adventure and will hopefully stay longer. I would like to explore the Northern Exposure room.

Room Tip: We were in room 61 (very comfy and quiet). King size bed.
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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2011

Dena Fairbanks(general manager) and her staff went out of their way to help us receive important papers via email and scan them back to sender in a timely manner. The staff are so friendly and actually seem to like their jobs which isn't always the case. Accommodations were comfortable and relaxing. Decor was very cool! We stayed in a standard king room. I know they have larger rooms and theme suites which I bet are really neat. Enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Great place to stay at a reasonable price.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

I'm a hard woman to please and I'll admit it. Stoney Creek had big expectations to satisfy because this trip was for my honeymoon. They met all of my expectations and then some. We stayed in a extended king sized room with whirl pool. We almost didn't need the whirl pool (though it was a nice treat!). We spent just as much time in the hotel's hot tub and pool area. Our room was clean, comfortable, wonderfully decorated in a rustic camping/ fishing design that both men would feel comfortable in and women would enjoy. We spent 3 days from Aug. 30th and Sept 2nd and enjoyed every moment of it.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 September 2011

Because of a fire at our home, we just spent 125 days as guests at Stony Creek Inn and we are writing this review to thank Dena and her staff for making our stay so comforatable and for treating us like "family". Our every need was met, including a convient handi-capped parking spot, help with our computer problems, permission to use the breakfast room for my weekely card game, and pleasant, friendly assistance whenever needed.
Thanks also for the fresh cho. chip cookies delivered to our door and for Paul's birthday cake and card signed by many of the staff - how neat! We are home now, and it's true 'there is no place like home' but when we needed it, Stony Creek was a very satisfactory substitute!. We highly recommend Stony Creek Inn to anyone visiting Galena.
Paul and Diane Mask

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 August 2011

We had a block of rooms reserved for four months. Two days prior, we tried to give the names of those who would be staying in various rooms, but the Inn would not take them. "We'll take care of that when they check in." Long story short, they over-sold, screwed up and left us one room short at 1:30 in the morning. No excuse for that. The A/C in our room sounded like an antique refrigerator, the shower like a train whistle and the bed felt like we were sleeping on a trampoline. Did I mention we had to park off-site because all of the parking spaces were taken? Otherwise, we had an enjoyable stay.

Room Tip: Get there first.
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  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled on business
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ConcernFixer, Vice President of Corporate Support Services at Stoney Creek Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2011

Dear David,
We will immediately investigate all the incidents that allowed your experience to take place because, under any circumstances, it is just as unacceptable to us as it was to you. On behalf of our entire team, please accept our humble and sincere apologies. We will identify the issues and the personnel involved and take steps to insure that we are better prepared with all the items you mention in your review. I am pleased that you ‘otherwise had an enjoyable stay.” Thank you for taking the time to make us aware and, again, our sincere apologies.

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Reviewed 23 August 2011

We decided last minute to take a trip to Galena but weren't really sure where to stay. A family member mentioned they'd stayed at the Stoney Creek Inn in Peoria and they loved it so we thought we'd try it. We reserved a whirlpool themed suite and it was wonderful! It was a very large room with separate living/sleeping/kitchen space. The bed was very comfortable and the room was very clean. Even though the parking lot was full of cars, it seemed like we were the only people there because it was so quiet. The pool area was very nice as well. If we had any complaint, it was that the breakfast area wasn't large enough to accomodate the number of guests. The breakfast was very basic but sufficient. We loved Galena and would recommend the Stoney Creek Inn as a great place to stay while visiting there.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Stoney Creek Inn

Address: 940 Galena Square Dr, Galena, IL 61036-1361 (Formerly Stoney Creek Inn Galena)
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge 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:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Galena
#2 Business Hotel in Galena
#5 Family Hotel in Galena
Price Range: £63 - £117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Stoney Creek Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gravitate to Galena. After a wonderful day shopping more than 100 antique stores, marveling at historic 19th-century architecture, playing a round of championship golf, hitting the slopes or experiencing one of Galena's many unique restaurants, the Stoney Creek Hotel rooms and theme suites are the perfect place to unwind. Relax by the fire or in our indoor heated pool. We look forward to your arrival. ... more   less 
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