Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Galena, IL
11334 Oldenburg Lane
Galena , IL 61036-8104
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Planning to explore the area's scenic snowmobile trails in the winter? We offer large-vehicle parking, perfect for trucks and trailers. Challenge your kids to a game of air hockey in the game room, and then make a splash with our pool’s 72-foot waterslide. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
After touring the art galleries and antique stores downtown, come back to the comfort of your guest room or suite, where you can watch TV or enjoy a fresh cup of coffee from the in-room coffeemaker. Standard room amenities include:
Add some romance to your stay with a themed suite, which offers all standard amenities along with unique furnishings and these features:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Greet the morning with a waffle, a doughnut and fresh fruit at the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. For lunch, make the quick trip to downtown Galena and dine in the four-story atrium setting of Courtyard Restaurant. For dinner, stop by other downtown restaurants such as The Generals' Restaurant or the Green Street Tavern, which serves fresh salads, specialty sandwiches and the best chicken cordon bleu in town.
Things to Do in Galena, IL
Travel back in time with a visit to the Belvedere Mansion and Gardens, and then watch for Civil War spirits during Amelia’s Ghost Tour. Looking for a different kind of spirit? Try a haunted pub crawl. Visit these other Galena attractions as well:
Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort – Soar above the Mississippi River Valley on a zip line, or fly down the mountain on skis at the year-round Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort, just 11 miles from the Country Inn & Suites. This is where the Midwest comes to play; the resort offers mini golf, an alpine slide, river cruises, Segway tours, snowboarding and other activities for the whole family.
Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historical Site – Tour the home of Ulysses S. Grant to see how one of America’s heroes lived. The house was given to Grant by Galena residents after the Civil War and contains its original furnishings.
Wine Tours – Taste your way through Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery, and witness the process from grape to bottle at Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery, both less than 30 minutes from the hotel. Find other award-winning vineyards and wine tours throughout Jo Daviess County.
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Groups & Meetings
Host your next meeting or celebration in the hotel’s meeting rooms, where you can take advantage of free high-speed Internet access and equipment rental. For group discounts, check out our TourStop® program.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Discover Exciting Events Close to our Hotel in Galena
In addition to the comfortable accommodations at the Country Inn & Suites, Galena offers a year-round selection of activities and tours for guests to enjoy. Our hotel’s prime location puts you close to some of the top events in the area.
Hop aboard a replica of a 1940s San Francisco-style trolley, and enjoy a relaxing tour of downtown Galena. From historic Main Street and the Old Stockade to Grant's home and the Galena History Museum, you can see all the sites from the climate-controlled comfort of a Tri-State Travel trolley.
Assemble your group of four or more, and get ready to experience a tasty tour of Rocky Waters Winery & Vineyard, Blaum Brothers Distillery and Galena Brewing Company. In addition to transportation and tasting fees, this tour also includes lunch at Procento’s Pizzeria and bottled water on the climate-controlled Iowa Wine Tours bus.
All About a Ghost Tour
At one hour and 25 minutes, this spine-tingling ghost tour offers enough supernatural entertainment and intrigue to last your entire trip. The walking tour beings at the DeSoto House Hotel on Main and Green streets and winds through Galena's Main and Bench streets. In the event of bad weather, the tour is held indoors.