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Jail Hill Inn

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319 Meeker St, Galena, IL 61036-1847 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Where do you even start? We booked two separate suites at the Jail Hill Inn to ring in the New Year. First and foremost the customer service was amazing. Not only was Matthew there to greet us with open arms, show us our rooms, give...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

My mom's and my stay couldn't have been better. I've stayed in many B&B's around the states and this was the best experience of all. The breakfasts are exquisite and for those with celiac, they are 100% safe and scrumptious. The rooms are amazingly decorated...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank dianemac62
Response from Matthew C, Owner at Jail Hill InnResponded 4 August 2018

Diane, What a pleasure it was hosting you and your mom during your 4th of July getaway week to Galena! I am delighted that your experience was so superior and hope we can welcome you both back in the future. Thank you for your comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The jailhouse in was absolutely beautiful and Matthew is an amazing host. He is very knowledgeable about the history of the inn as well as the area. The room was beautifully decorated and the breakfast was excellent. I would highly recommend the jailhouse on your...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Travel585654
Response from Matthew C, Owner at Jail Hill InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! That a wonderful and heartfelt review and thank you so much for taking time to share this. These reviews are so helpful for so many travelers looking for their next getaway and what a difference it makes. Jail Hill is all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were referred by friends to stay at Jail Hill Inn! We have never stayed in a B&B before and didn't quite know what to expect. Our minds were blown by the whole experience. You're going to want to take some time to learn the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank AdamKatie2010
Response from Matthew C, Owner at Jail Hill InnResponded 1 week ago

Adam and Katie, Thank you so much for sharing this review and how wonderful and heartwarming it was to read. To see that Jail Hill really made your weekend experience really means a lot to me and the passion and care that goes into every...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fantastic place! Everything is outstanding. The rooms, the wine and cheese reception each evening, the breakfasts, the location in Galena are all over-the-top awesome. It is definitely a destination worth visiting.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Nancy S
Response from Matthew C, Owner at Jail Hill InnResponded 5 weeks ago

Nancy! Thank for for sharing your review! I am so thrilled you and John had such a relaxing stay at Jail Hill and it was such a pleasure spending time with you both. "Over the top" is a great motto for here....everything we do, "over...More

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Description
Welcome to Jail Hill Inn, a luxury small inn one block from historic Galena, Illinois. Prominently situated to overlook Galena and its countryside, Jail Hill Inn offers gracious lodging for your perfect getaway to More Galena. The 135 year old, 4-story brick building that served as the county jail for nearly 100 years has now been completely renovated in 2015 with amenities that will thrill any traveler. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$359 - US$418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Illinois > Galena
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$359 - US$418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Illinois > Galena
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Spdpmd
7 February 2017|
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Response from Matthew C | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we are delighted to accommodate an early departure breakfast and pass along some wonderful goodies for the road and stock some breakfast items in your suite the night before as well. Let us know any... More
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RosiePeoria_Illinois
18 January 2016|
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Response from Matthew C | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry with Jail Hill Inn. Given the historic nature of the property, there are no elevators on site. The suites on the second floor only require one flight of stairs to navigate. There is one handicap... More
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"Every suite is amazing, just make sure you come back to stay in each and every one!"
samjpoi
5 days ago
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"All rooms are unique. Check the photos on the website to help you decide"
nancymoores
5 weeks ago
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"We were able to see many of the rooms and every single one was spectacular!"
M9951ZNdawnb
31 Oct 2018
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"Some rooms have a steam room and some have a Jacuzzi tub so chose based on preference."
yellolabb12
09 Oct 2018
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