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Céad Míle Fáilte!

(One hundred thousand welcomes)

Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Emerald Isle while relaxing at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel. Conveniently located just a few minutes drive from downtown Galena, Illinois, our unique hotel is set against Galena's rolling hills, which are reminiscent of the Irish countryside.

Upon arrival you’ll immediately discover our charming character and dedication to providing friendly service in a welcoming environment. Our well-appointed suites and guestrooms, exceptional Irish pub and unique gathering places combine to create a memorable getaway.

Expect more. The next time you visit Galena, experience The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel.

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"Pub Grub for You" Menu

Due to the governor's orders, effective Saturday, October 3, Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill is offering "to go" orders to the public and hotel guests from the "Pub Grub for You" menu.

Enjoy appetizers, specialty sandwiches, entrees, Irish specialties, desserts, drinks, and more!

To-go orders will be available during pub hours.


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Rooms & Suites

Uniquely appointed rooms and suites fuse Gaelic traditions with modern 21st century accommodations. Comfortable beds and upgraded room amenities combine with artwork by Irish artist Roisin O’Shea to create a unique guestroom experience. Many suites overlook our own “Valley of Glendalough.”

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The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel’s close proximity to Galena’s Main Street shops and restaurants, as well as attractions and historic sites, makes it a top lodging choice. Its convenient location along Highway 20 is a short drive from downtown Galena.

9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, Illinois

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Romance Package

Enjoy an romantic getaway as you relax in a two-room suite and enjoy a special welcome gift (wine + cheese) waiting for you in your room!

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Book with Confidence

Our lowest guestroom rates are found exclusively on our website. Not even our phone representatives have access to these low rates.


Fresh Baked Scones

Every morning our complimentary breakfast features fresh baked scones. Raved about by guests, they are the perfect way to start your day.


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