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Marcotte's Family Motel

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Belleville, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I stayed at Marcotte's Family Motel 2 nights and very much enjoyed my stay. The owners were very nice and provided a tray of coffee and muffins each morning outside our room. The room was nice and cozy with an updated looking bathroom. There was a microwave and refrigerator in the room both of which were clean. I was vacationing...

1Thank NormaBAnthony
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 22 September 2013

I stayed several days. I am not as excited about it as some reviewers. The owners are very nice. The room I was in was OK. The setting is beautiful but be aware that it is a mile out of town. It is a very peaceful place. The owners built a campfire on Saturday night which was very hospitable. The...

1Thank Elainest
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I made the mistake of reading the glowing reviews of Marcotte Family Motel and booked a room here. Upon arrival, the owners were nowhere to be found. The room reminded me of my great grandma's apartment, which always spooked me out each time I visited. Smashed bugs on the ceiling .... does anyone care to clean it? Creepy chairs, mismatched...

1Thank marilynmalibu
MarcottesFamilyMotel, Owner at Marcotte's Family Motel, responded to this review

It concerns us greatly that your stay at our lodging property was less than our normal high standards. We would have loved the opportunity to correct any problems that you encountered with your stay at that time. We do apologize if we did not ask you how your stay was at the time you turned your key in; this is...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Clean, comfortable, best area price in a beautiful natural setting. A wise traveler will stay here in Elizabeth while exploring Galena, the gorgeous Jo Daviess County countryside, the Mississippi River Valley or the Driftless Area. Our room was large with queen bed, sofa, dresser, and rocking chair at window with fantastic view. TV and bathroom also. Coffee and muffins in...

1Thank LBorden
MarcottesFamilyMotel, Owner at Marcotte's Family Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your glowing review and hope you return again soon. Thanks again, Donna and Art

Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 27 March 2013

These are good people who care, warmhearted and generous. Comfortable, beautiful view, a little funky, spacious. Loved the coffee and home baked muffins. Definitely grandma's place. I hope my kids will want to return. They say they love it but--It's quiet!

2Thank bgandl1
Marion, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Donna and Art are fabulous hosts! The room was very personal, unique and homey with antique furnishings. The "modern" internet connection and TV service added to the relaxing atmosphere. Add the snowy scene from the back window -- one happy guest!!!!

2Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 29 December 2012

We are season pass holders at Chestnut Mountain who prefer to stay at this lovely little motel when we can manage an overnight trip. Donna and Art are friendly and accommodating and as others have stated, this place feels like an overnight at your favorite grandma's home, complete with coffee and muffins outside your door in the morning. Don't get...

2Thank ScubaGiggi
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 November 2012

This was my second stay at the Marcotte's Family Motel and i can honestly say it was just as pleasant as the first time! Donna and Art are like family, always accomodating your every need. The motel has more of a bed and breakfast feel to it... every room filled with antiques and comfy quilts. Your are welcomed by the...

2Thank janice1119
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 11 October 2012

We all stayed at Marcotte's Family Motel! We LOVE this place & we can't wait to visit again! Clean and comfortable rooms with reasonable prices! If you're ever in this area, you have to visit & stay here!! We recommend it highly!!!

1Thank Brenda-Marie W
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We just returned from a family vacation in the Galena,IL area. We wanted to meet our daughter who lives by Chicago,so this location was part way for all of us. Marcotte's Family Motel was perfect for the six of us. We stayed 4 nights. Donna suggested 2 bedrooms and a kitchen. It worked so well. We all had enough room...

1Thank 712Barb

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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We are a family-run motel dedicated to our guests' having the best motel experience ever! Whether you're staying in the Galena/JoDaviess County area for a few days or just passing through, we want you to enjoy your stay and recommend us to your friends and family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marcotte's Family Motel

Address: 2156 East Route 20, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Region: United States > Illinois > Elizabeth
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Marcottes Family Hotel
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“Talk to the owners as they have many different rooms ranging from simple night stay to those with kitchen for extended stay.”
152lisae, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms detached from the rest of the hotel are larger and good for families. I believe there is a unit with kitchen facilities.”
578patd, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Recommend Room #7...very spacious with full kitchen and nice rear deck overlooking beautiful Jo Daviess County”
jatif, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in one of three rooms which are located separately from the main motel, although right across the parking lot. The one we were in was spacious and would comfortably accommodate a couple and one or two children.”
Francie1955, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Use "US Hwy 20" in your GPS.”
joyces199, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
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