Chestnut Mountain Resort

8700 West Chestnut Road, Galena, IL 61036, United States
+1 815 777 1320

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Chestnut Mountain Resort - Galena, IL, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 11.3 km
Location rating 7.8
Nearest Airport Dubuque
Distance to airport 27.5 km

Rooms

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Premium Rooms

C$ 134+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
C$ 134 per night
Queen bed
C$ 164 per night
Unknown
C$ 371 per night
Unknown
C$ 402 per night

Traditional Rooms

C$ 144+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
C$ 144 per night
Queen bed
C$ 149 per night
Queen bed
C$ 149 per night
Queen bed
C$ 150 per night
Queen bed
C$ 187 per night
Queen bed
C$ 254 per night
Queen bed
C$ 265 per night
Queen bed
C$ 346 per night

Queen Rooms

C$ 154+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
C$ 154 per night
Queen bed
C$ 262 per night
Queen bed
C$ 262 per night

Standard Rooms

C$ 144+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
King bed
C$ 144 per night
King bed
C$ 144 per night
King bed
C$ 145 per night
King bed
C$ 149 per night
King bed
C$ 149 per night
Queen bed
C$ 154 per night
Queen bed
C$ 169 per night

King Rooms

C$ 138+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
C$ 138 per night
Unknown
C$ 138 per night
Unknown
C$ 154 per night
Unknown
C$ 169 per night

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beautiful view in 35 reviews
cellular reception in 2 reviews
comfortable bed in 13 reviews
donna in 3 reviews
food great in 2 reviews
good food in 21 reviews
great place in 13 reviews
hallway smelled like in 11 reviews
mississippi river in 3 reviews
pool is open in 12 reviews
room was clean in 13 reviews
rude staff in 19 reviews
smell was horrid in 12 reviews
steak medium in 2 reviews
  • Okay
    Feb. 2020
    5.0

    Just the skiing

    The room was very run down and the tub was chipping and had sharp area which cut open my mother's foot. Also the bunk beds where very shakey and we didn't have the kids sleep on top bunk due to afraid it would come crashing down. Plus the bunk beds very thin old and very uncomfortable beds. The kids game room had half the very limited games broken or in bad shape. The skiing was amazing and the staff at the slope was great. As food the food dinner was fine but a little over price for the basic meal. Breakfast buffet was gross and we ended up not being able to eat much and went downtown to get more food. Unless you are using the room to spend all your time on the slopes I wouldn't use it. Plus no discount for staying there for the lift. I would recommend staying somewhere else and just going there to ski only. Plus no elevator which isnt clearly listed on there site or on booking.com.

  • Good
    Jan. 2020
    7.9

    The location is perfect, however there is nothing else apart from this resort. Beds are great! Very friendly staff!

    It is clean but quite outdated. Small room with even smaller basic bathroom. Restaurant choice was minimal, food was ok.

  • Excellent
    Jan. 2020
    9.0

    Nice stuff, good food, good localization- close to mountain, good skiing spot, good parking lot, an amazing view

    Cold water in the pool, no elevator, poor TV signal

  • Good
    Dec. 2019
    7.1

    We stayed in remodeled room so it was clean with very comfortable bed, resort restaurant provides good ‘comfort’ food, staff is helpful. This is good gateway location sitting on top of old mine with beautiful, panoramic view of Mississippi River below. We came down here for skiing but Midwest capricious weather allowed only one day of sliding on frozen ice crushed water.

    Very poor WiFi on location, at times unable to support WiFi calling, DIrect TV signal would become diluted at peak viewing hours, road connecting to resort very poor filled with patched up holes.

  • Good
    Mar. 2016
    6.5

    facilities were great, rooms great

    all of eating places closed,did not know this prior to coming. No fresh coffee or breakfast available,had to drive 30 min to get this,would have been nice to have coffee and a roll or something in the lounge area at least

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About

Overview

Chestnut Mountain Resort is the premier location for year round fun in the greater tri-state region. It is located in Galena, Illinois and overlooks the grand Mississippi River.

The lodge has 100 rooms that all feature beautiful vista views. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, jacuzzis, free parking, and 24-hour security. The resort offers some incentives and deals that save guests money based on time of stay or bundling. These include kids stay and ski free, Winter Hot Dates for 20% savings, stay two nights and get the third free, and a “Ski, Stay & Dine” package.

There are three restaurants that are a part of the resort. They are the Sunset Grille, which is open for dinner and has amazing views of the Mississippi River Valley, the Summit Sports Bar offering craft beers, a selection of fine wines, and contemporary food all day, and the Mountain Top Café located near the bunny slope.

The atmosphere at Chestnut Mountain Resort is great for all sorts of vacationers ranging from groups of friends to couples on their honeymoons. This is a great resort for families also.

The resort has lots of amenities for guests to check out. There’s an indoor pool, game room, sauna, horseshoes, playground, picnic areas, and a gift shop. The area offers a lot to do too. Guests can try the alpine slide, the Soaring Eagle Zip Line, miniature golf, disc golf, a cruise down the Mississippi River, hiking, biking, and skiing and snowboarding.

Whether you’re young, old, or anywhere in between, Chestnut Mountain Resort has something to enjoy. Hit the slopes in the winter, take a hike in the summer, or just relax and take in the view.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.0 Excellent

based on 373 reviews

8.6

Service

8.3

Pool

3.5

Vibe

2.9

Amenities

Things to Know

  • Great view

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Free Wi-Fi
Disabled Access
ATM on-site
Internet
Gift shop
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Bicycle rental
Game room
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Skiing
No smoking
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Sauna
Free parking
Playground
Ski-in/Ski-out
Designated smoking area
Terrace/Patio
EV charging station
Hiking
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed
Storage available
Babysitting or child care
Restaurant
Safe

FAQs when booking at Chestnut Mountain Resort

What kind of cuisine is offered at the Chestnut Mountain Resort?

With international bites from all over the world, there is something for everyone at the Sunset Grille. Pasta, Norwegian salmon, New York beef, and Chilean sea bass are only a few of the dishes on the extensive menu served here. Pizza, burgers, and fries are part of the Mountain Top Café menu, which are ideal to enjoy after spending the day on the slope.

What kind of events entertain guests at the Chestnut Mountain Resort?

The Chestnut Mountain Resort seeks to keep guests entertained throughout their stay with a range of evening activities that change regularly. Tuesday Trivia brings guests together for a fun night of light competition while Jazz nights provide a relaxing evening. Pro Rodeos and events like the Grand Balloon Race are fun for the entire family.

What meeting facilities are part of the Chestnut Mountain Resort?

Extremely popular for weddings, the Chestnut Mountain Resort can also host anniversaries, banquets, and meetings in their onsite event facilities. Their boardroom measures over 1,000 sq ft, but if you need a more intimate setting, there are also two guestrooms that can be turned into meeting rooms for up to 20 people. The Mississippi Courtside or Mississippi Riverside can be used individually or combined for a large space. High-quality catering enhances every event here.

Are there any special activity deals at the Chestnut Mountain Resort?

To benefit the most from the wide range of activities that guests can enjoy during a stay at the Chestnut Mountain Resort, you can consider the Adventure Package to get everything in one go. The package includes one ride on the Soaring Eagle, unlimited Alpine Slide rides, and a round of mini or disc golf. Children’s programs for skiing and snowboarding are also offered at the resort.

What are the directions to the Chestnut Mountain Resort?

It takes about 35m to reach the Chestnut Mountain Resort from the center of Dubuque by car. From the city, get on Highway 20 East to 4th Street in Galena and follow the road about 20m. Get on North Blackjack Road towards West Mountain Road. North Blackjack Road merges into West Blackjack Road, and after about 10m, turn right onto West Chestnut Mountain Road to reach the resort. If you come from the direction of Rockford, get on Highway 20 West toward IL-84 South. Merge onto IL-84. Continue on West Saw Mill Road and Blackjack Road to reach West Chestnut Mountain Road and the hotel.

What is the child policy at the Chestnut Mountain Resort?

The Chestnut Mountain Resort can accommodate to various family needs, may it be play time, room rates, and more. Children under 4 can stay for free, either in one of the existing beds or in a cot that can be provided upon request. While extra beds for children are not provided by the hotel, children up to 6 years can also stay for free when making use of the existing beds in the room. Additionally, the hotel boasts board games and outdoor play equipment for kids.

Where is Chestnut Mountain Resort located?

Chestnut Mountain Resort is located at 8700 West Chestnut Road, 11.3 km from the centre of Galena. Bellevue State Park is the closest landmark to Chestnut Mountain Resort.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Chestnut Mountain Resort?

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Chestnut Mountain Resort.

Does Chestnut Mountain Resort offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Chestnut Mountain Resort offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Chestnut Mountain Resort offer free parking?

Yes, Chestnut Mountain Resort offers free parking.

Does Chestnut Mountain Resort offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Chestnut Mountain Resort does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Chestnut Mountain Resort from the airport?

Chestnut Mountain Resort is 27.5 km from Dubuque. Chestnut Mountain Resort is 97.1 km from Moline Quad-City.

Can you bring pets to Chestnut Mountain Resort?

No, pets are not allowed at Chestnut Mountain Resort.

Does Chestnut Mountain Resort have a pool?

Yes, Chestnut Mountain Resort has a pool on-site.

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Bellevue State Park 8.1 km
  • US Grant Home Historic Sit 10.6 km
  • Washburne House Historic Site 10.6 km
  • Old Market House State Historic Site 11.1 km
  • Historical Society 11.2 km
  • P.T. Murphy Magic Theater 11.2 km

Getting Around

Dubuque 27.5 km
Moline Quad-City 97.1 km
Davenport 90 km
South Beloit 116.8 km

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