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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views, nice people, accommodations are good. The slide and zip line was fun...beautiful area! It Would great to have Water available in the lobby or outside somewhere to refill water bottles as it gets hot out there! We'll return!

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Westchester, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Rooms small &outdated. The free WiFi is difficult to connect to and does not automatically reconnect when you leave and come back. Wait staff awful and items on menu not available. Not resort quality.

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1Thank Steven D
Chicago
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This hotel is going to get a great review for two reasons. The view is OUTSTANDING. It's absolutely breathtaking. Also, we forgot that when we booked the hotel on their website we jokingly asked in the special requests to have a framed picture of Emilio Estevez on our bedside table. They followed through and the second we walked into the...

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1Thank MeganC87
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped here on our way to Galena and decided to try the slide and the Segway tour. The slide was ok. It was $8 for one ride down the slide and back up via the sky lift. We surprisingly really enjoyed the Segway tour with Destiny. My husband and I had a blast on them and would have gladly...

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Thank Imhonest2
Alton, Illinois
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Our friends kids were having a destination wedding. Since we hadn't been to Galena,IL. We thought this would be a good time to explore the area. We were greeted by a most helpful staff. We found our room to be very spacious and we really liked having a sink and mirror outside of the bathroom, the lighting could be a...

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chicago
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I felt like I was disturbing them each time I approached the front counter. No smiles anywhere and were of little assistance. My room wasn't ready when I arrived at 1:45 and I was told the hotel was fully booked. Check in was at 3pm and I had to wait. Ok, but the parking lot was empty, where was everyone?...

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1Thank italyguy
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Staff is ok. Helpful and pleasant but not on the spot at the front desk. Always had to wait for them. Rooms a little run down but clean. Some nice trails to walk. Would not stay again as too far from town. While the rate was good, when combined with cab fare is not a bargain.

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Thank Ven1celf
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We went primarily for the luge slide however we were blown away at the gorgeous views of the Mississippi River and mountains. Would love to come in the winter for skiing. The slide was fun, nothing crazy or a huge attraction for adults, however kids would really enjoy it. The ski lift provides top notch views of the picturesque scenery!

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I really wasn't sure what to expect before we stayed here. I have to say that our stay was a pleasant surprise. The hotel was very nice. The staff was really really friendly and eager to please. The food and service in the restaurant was also first rate. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Douglas M
Peoria, United States
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My Wife and stayed here during our Anniversary weekend. August 5-7-2016. We had intended to go to Cancun, but a hurricane put an end to that so at the last minute we decided to head to Galena since we had heard many nice things, but had never been there. Every B&B was completely booked so my wife suggested Chestnut Mountain...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: ₹ 6,217 - ₹ 10,079 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Chestnut Mountain Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Chestnut Mountain Galena
Chestnut Mountain Hotel Galena
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“Choose a room with a view of the trails and river.”
 of 5 bubbles Joan36806, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the slopes/river, we were on the parking lot side :-( but hardly in the room, so no big deal!”
 of 5 bubbles 441BrianH, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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