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The Inn at Irish Hollow

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Reviewed 14 September 2012

Every detail was attended to and everything about this 2 day stay was exceptional. The cottage was perfect, the food perfect, the area was quiet and serene. I cant wait to go back! We stayed in the Gardeners Cottage and it was spacious, the decor was beautiful and the screened in porch was so nice in the morning. We had...

Thank lexwacket
Taylor Ridge, Illinois
Reviewed 11 September 2012

My husband and I stayed in the French Maid's cottage mid-week for our 29th wedding anniversary. We found the cottage to be darling and quaint; the decor was well-done. We enjoyed sitting on the back screened in porch that evening. The package we reserved included dinnner and breakfast. The dinner was delivered to our cottage in a wonderful picnic basket....

1Thank caknoll
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Reviewed 21 August 2012

My hubby and I were looking to do something fun and different for our 18th anniversary in August. We decided to go with a B&B , and since we both love Galena, I found Irish Hollow thanks to Google and boy am I glad I did. We were amazed beyond words when we got there, it was so much off...

1Thank Sai_Shiv
Rochester, Michigan
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Matthew greeted us in the driveway in 100 degree weather and immediately offered us cold drinks and an upgrade to our accomodations. That and his mentioning that my gluten free Diet was not a problem would have been sufficient to make me happy. Add a beautiful setting, a shower with eight shower heads, delicious breakfasts and a 5 course dinner...

Thank MichiganVagabond
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 25 July 2012

This was a wonderful experience! When we arrived we had booked a room, but Russell, our innkeeper, said "good news, we are upgrading you to one of our cottages. The cottage was breathtaking. Such attention to detail. My wife and I were simply amazed. The amount of detail that went into the decorating was incredible. We then had an incredible...

1Thank Al B
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This was our first time at a bed and breakfast. The setting is beautiful. We stayed two nights at a room in the inn. I must say I was a bit disappointed. We started with the couples massage which we normally love - not worth it because the room was not private enough and they were too rough (even after...

2Thank 03mom
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Our guests are the reason that we started Irish Hollow 22 years ago, and continue to work toward excellence today. At Irish Hollow, we strive to far exceed the comfort expectations of each of our guests, while providing a wonderfully unique escape from daily reality, and a palette pleasing culinary adventure in a secluded, (and wooded) countryside setting. When we...

Machesney Park, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 2 July 2012

First time at a bed and breakfast and I must say I was very pleased with the decor, service, food, and location of Irish Hollow. We have already booked our stay for next year!

Thank jerelmays
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Over the years, we have visited several B&B's in the U.S. and in Ireland. The Inn at Irish Hollow was by far the nicest place we have ever stayed! The cottage was beyond gorgeous. The owners had thought of every possible need and provided for it! The service overall was out of this world! Matthew was just fantastic, answering questions...

Thank jandh7170
Galena, Illinois
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Gourmet food and quiet comfortable cotTages in the woods

Thank Betty O
Union, Kentucky
Reviewed 18 June 2012

We felt as though we were in Paradise when we stayed at the Inn at Irish Hollow. Our dinner and breakfasts were truly memorable. We enjoyed playing the Steinway grand piano, sipping wine on the porch, and walking the trails. Matthew is a gem! We offered to adopt him, but he insisted his place was at the Inn...sigh.

1Thank Vance W

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 500 acres of magnificent rolling hillsides and valleys, the Inn offers a perfect setting to reconnect with one another and to be pampered in the heart of Galena’s picture-perfect countryside. Guests enjoy personalized comfort, superb hospitality and the lush amenities designed to thrill sophisticated travelers. The 500 acre estate is cut with miles of hiking trails, streams, wooded ridges and connects to a 1300 acre nature preserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Irish Hollow

Address: 2800 S Irish Hollow Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9482
Region: United States > Illinois > Galena
Price Range: RM1,697 - RM2,127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Inn At Irish Hollow Hotel Galena
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“If you do a weekend package, would highly recommend doing a campfire dinner on Friday night after you check in.”
patrickmwhitty, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Try out the cottages.”
rachelo597, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are wonderful, but we prefer the cottages.”
  • The wonderful sitting area in our cottage.
lazyrranch, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cottage best value”
712brets, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the Inn are charming. The only downside are the older (but fitting) claw foot tubs and showers.”
O5330AJstevenc, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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