Irish Cottage Inn & Suites

Discover a little piece of Ireland in the heart of Illinois.

Amidst the rolling hills of Galena, Illinois, the Irish Cottage Inn & Suites offers a captivating retreat that beckons travelers seeking a taste of Ireland. This enchanting boutique effortlessly blends the warmth and hospitality of the Emerald Isle with the picturesque beauty of the American Midwest. Step into a world where Irish charm meets modern comfort, creating an unforgettable getaway experience.

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A hundred thousand welcomes await.

What it's like

The moment you step into the inn, you'll be transported to a world of Irish elegance and charm. The rich oaks and mahoganies, etched glass, and hand-painted murals create an authentic ambiance that feels like stepping into a traditional Irish pub. The warmth and hospitality of the Emerald Isle envelop you, while the picturesque beauty of Galena's rolling hills serves as a stunning backdrop.

Independent spirit

Sláinte! A toast to unforgettable memories.

Small touches

Each of the 75 inviting rooms and suites features thoughtful amenities designed for your comfort and convenience. All guestrooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, mini fridges, microwaves, and coffee makers, ensuring you have everything you need for a relaxing stay. The inn also offers an exclusive amenity package to enhance your experience, including WiFi throughout the property, access to the indoor pool and hot tub, a fitness center for your wellness needs, and shuttle service to Galena's Main Street, so you can enjoy the town without the hassle of driving yourself.

Eat and drink

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill is the beating heart of the hotel. As part of the exclusive amenity package, you can enjoy a hot breakfast buffet in the Pub and an afternoon Irish Tea service. Then, return to the Pub for dinner to savor a blend of Gaelic traditions and modern flavors, with dishes ranging from hearty meat and potato entrées to classic Irish favorites like Shepherd's Pie and Fish 'N Chips. Plus, the extensive collection of beer and spirits, including iconic Irish brews and nearly 50 whiskeys, scotches, and bourbons, ensures there's something to satisfy every palate.

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Rooms & Rates

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Located just a few minutes' drive from downtown Galena, Illinois.

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Guest Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Nightly Amenity Fee of $20 plus tax per room will be applied upon arrival and includes:
    • High-speed WiFi
    • Shuttle transportation to Main Street
    • Daily breakfast
    • Daily afternoon tea
    • Access to fitness center
    • Access to indoor pool and hot tub
    • Access to hiking trails

Eat & Drink

  • Breakfast buffet served daily
  • Irish afternoon tea served daily
  • Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill (dinner and drinks served Tuesday - Sunday, lunch served Saturday)

Fitness & Recreation

In-room amenities

  • Bath products
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Air conditioning

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a penalty charge of the first night's room and tax.
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Meetings + Events

Hosting a meeting or event? With over 3,000 square feet of versatile space that can accommodate up to 200 people, Irish Cottage Inn & Suites is the ideal venue for weddings, company retreats, and business meetings. To learn more, click here.

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