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Renaissance and Riverboat Suites

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Cuba City
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at the Renaissance and Riverboat Suites. It was a cozy little room and we loved the outdoor hot tub. They also made it very special for us by putting balloons and a Happy Birthday sign on the bed!

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Moline, Illinois
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nacey is amazing! You can bring your breakfast to your room and it is a short walk to downtown galena. Room was very clean and even decorated for my husbands birthday! We will defiantly be back for future stays

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Springfield
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My husband and I stayed 2 nights ato the Renaissance suites. This was our second stay at this property. The suite was clean and well appointed. It is in an old building which is very quaint. However, the room was a little cool. We enjoyed the hot tub. We will visit again. Good continental breakfast. Galena was beautiful with snow...

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

So glad you came back for another visit. Sorry to hear your room was on the cool side please let us know next time so we can get your room at the temp you like. It was a beautiful snowy weekend. Thanks Victoria

Batavia, Illinois
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stayed in the Safari suite. It's huge and well appointed. Very comfortable and romantic. Loved the robes and jacuzzi tub. Will definitely return. Only negative is this suite is close to the road so there is some traffic noise through the night.

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

We are thrilled you loved the Safari it is one of my personal favorites. Looking forward to your return. Thanks Victoria

Sterling, Illinois
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stayed in standard room 3. It was very cute and cozy. The location was great for the price as were still close enough to walk (stumble) back. 😁The breakfast was amazing and the service was great! The only down fall is the extremely busy and very noisy road right out front which our room faced. Overall, this place was...

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay in room #3. It is very cute with its bird theme. The location is great and you get breakfast all at a reasonable rate. Thanks Victoria

Upton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It was lovely and so comfy. Walking distance to all the stores downtown. There was plenty of parking across the street. It was nice the hot tub was open late as we arrived quite late. Getting our keys late was also super easy.

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Looking forward to your return. Glad to hear you ventured out to the Hot Tub its pretty nice in the evening just to sit back and relax. Thanks Victoria

Stoughton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had stayed here for one night for a local wedding. We liked the place so much, we came back in October for my wife's birthday. Staff was friendly, room was clean, good breakfast. Room was half the price of some of the rooms in downtown Galena. There was no parking in downtown Galena anyway, and it was only 2...

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Glad to hear you loved the room and location to downtown Galena. Thank You Victoria

Carol Stream, Illinois
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have stayed at your place many times in the last fifteen years and love it every time ! It's clean and unique. The newly added continental breakfast was a real treat!! We will be back, yours is by far my favorite place to stay in Galena

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Great to hear where your favorite place. Glad you enjoyed the continental breakfast. Thanks Victoria

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Nice and close to downtown shops ,1 1/2 blocks easy walking distance! Nice place, not real fancy, but all rooms have gas fireplace, small tv, whirlpool bath and cozy clean rooms. They say they have a continental breakfast, but far exceeds this was lots of homemade breakfast items! Nice patio/balcony areas for sitting and enjoying a beverage. Would stay here...

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victoria c, Owner at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the Great review! Guests love it in good weather to utilize the decks and patio for cocktail time. Glad you liked the homemade breakfast items. Thanks Victoria

Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Love staying here for our annual trip to Galena. All the rooms are comfortable. Breakfast room is casual. Big deck is great for hanging out. Made some new friends there this year and we are all looking forward to staying on the same weekend again next year.

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victoria c, Manager at Renaissance and Riverboat Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We enjoy having your group each year. Glad you make use of the deck and it is a great way to meet new friends. Looking forward to your next visit in the fall. Thanks Victoria

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Restoring historic buildings and adapting them for modern use is painstaking work. The properties upon which Renaissance and Riverboat now stand were first acquired by Daniel Smith Harris in 1839. The lots changed hands many times until the Beltram and Weber Buildings were constructed in the 1850's. Over the years they've been held by many parties and served a variety of uses. When we purchased them, both were in disrepair. We decided to restore them and to turn them into accommodations that Galena could be proud of. Our goal is to provide 'a home away from home' for our visitors. We sought to combine three elements; comfort, elegance and a sense of history. You'll experience that "home away from home" feeling in comfortable elegance. Your Hosts, Terry and Victoria Cole ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance and Riverboat Suites

Address: 324 Spring St # 328, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2128
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Number of rooms: 10
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“State if you need a lower level suite otherwise some are upstairs.”
H5353LJtinas, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms two and three were pretty noisy, with the beds right by the Highway. The Grey Eagle suite seemed somewhat less noisy.”
TheFightingElizas, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 is located on a busy street that was a bit noisy in the morning. If you are a light sleeper, consider getting one that is set back from the street. ”
kevinnN1827LX, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“maybe ask for a room that isn't along the north side. Stayed in room #3 and semi traffic gets loud.”
teambooyah, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get the room with the kitchen. The grocery store is just a few blocks away. They supply cooking utensils, dishes, flatware, wine glasses and a coffee pot.”
FancyNancy66, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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