Discover downtown’s history and charm from our hotel in Galena

Fun abounds year-round in Galena, where you can find ample opportunities to golf, hike, ski, horseback ride, and float in a hot-air balloon. Choose the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Galena, IL as your launching pad, and enjoy proximity to Galena’s vibrant Main Street, which boasts over 125 unique boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. We’re also close to historic buildings like the Belvedere Mansion and Gardens and the former home of Ulysses S. Grant. If you want to venture into nature, kayak along the Galena River or ski at Chestnut Mountain Resort, both located within 25 minutes of the hotel.

After a day exploring Galena’s charming downtown, grab a free weekday USA TODAY® or Telegraph Herald newspaper from the lobby and head to the indoor pool. In addition to an impressive 72-foot waterslide, the pool facilities include a 12-person hot tub and a kiddie pool with a miniature frog waterslide. Even more fun can be found in the hotel’s game room, which boasts over 20 games geared toward all ages, including air hockey, pinball, and multiple arcade games. You can look forward to a free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles each morning.

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Enjoy refrigerators and microwaves in our hotel rooms

After a day of kayaking or snowboarding, retire to the comfort of your guest room or suite, where you can unwind with your favorite show on the flat-screen TV. Planning an early morning golf outing? Connect to our free Wi-Fi to book a tee time while you sip a cup of coffee or heat up a snack in the microwave. For a unique and memorable stay, reserve one of our whirlpool suites with additional amenities like a fireplace or a sofa.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Splitting travel expenses with a friend? Book this standard room with a microwave and a fridge.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Designed with your comfort in mind, each of our standard rooms features a refrigerator and a coffeemaker.

Whirlpool Room-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Plan a special getaway to Galena in this upgraded room with a whirlpool for two.

Studio Suite-Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Enjoy extra legroom and a comfortable sleeper sofa in this spacious studio suite.

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 6 adults
Groups visiting Galena appreciate our expansive one-bedroom suite with a separate living room.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
You’ll have plenty of space to unwind in a one-bedroom suite outfitted with a sleeper sofa and a separate living room.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed-Fireplace

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Unwind in front of the fireplace or in the soothing waters of the whirlpool in this expansive suite.

Premium Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
These premium suites feature a whirlpool, a fireplace, and a sleeper sofa, making it easy to relax in Galena.

Premium Whirlpool Suite-King Bed-Fireplace

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Prepare a tasty beverage at the wet bar before relaxing in front of the fireplace in this premium suite.

Premium 1 Bedroom Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
With two bathrooms, a fireplace, and a whirlpool, this premium suite makes your stay unforgettable.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Planning an extended stay in Galena? Feel at home in this suite with a separate living room and two TVs.
Organizing a family reunion, a business seminar, or a baby shower in Galena? The Country Inn & Suites boasts 1,300 square feet of flexible event space that’s perfect for your upcoming meeting. In addition to free Wi-Fi and audiovisual equipment rentals, our skilled team can help you organize catering services to elevate your gathering.


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Travel back in time with a visit to the Belvedere Mansion and Gardens followed by a trip to the former home of President Ulysses S. Grant. For some outdoor fun, you can pack a picnic and head to Galena Grant Park or sip on a local vintage at one of the many nearby wineries. Don’t miss these and other local attractions during your stay:

Apple River Fort State Historic Site

14.55 mi / 23.41 km from the hotel
Tour a replica of this 19th-century frontier fort, where a small band of soldiers mounted a successful defense against superior numbers during the Black Hawk War.

Galena Grant Park

2.03 mi / 3.27 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic and head to this green-filled park next to the Galena River. In addition to a pavilion, a scenic fountain, and historic monuments, the park boasts a bridge that provides easy access into downtown Galena.

Downtown Galena

1.98 mi / 3.19 km from the hotel
Dubbed a "Helluva Half Mile," Galena's 19th-century Main Street boasts over 100 charming shops. Browse the trendy boutiques, savor an ice-cream cone, or sample local wines all in the heart of downtown.

Galena River Trail

9.22 mi / 14.84 km from the hotel
Stay active on this scenic trail that boasts stunning views of the Galena River and ample opportunities to hike, bike, and cross-country ski.

Horseshoe Mound Preserve

3.66 mi / 5.9 km from the hotel
Lace up your hiking boots and climb to the top of Horseshoe Mound Preserve, which offers stunning views overlooking Galena. Afterward, explore the 40-acre grounds while you hike, bird-watch, or take a guided walking tour.

Belvedere Mansion and Gardens

2.2 mi / 3.54 km from the hotel
Movie buffs enjoy seeing the iconic green drapes used to make Scarlett O'Hara's dress in Gone with the Wind, and history enthusiasts can marvel at the original craftsmanship of this 22-room mansion, built in 1857.
11334 Oldenburg Lane, Galena, Illinois 61036-8104, United States

The Country Inn & Suites is centrally located about two miles from charming downtown Galena via US Highway 20 W, and we offer free on-site parking to help you save while traveling. The Jo Daviess County Transit offers accessible cars for hire to select destinations, such as shopping centers. You can also take in the natural beauty of the area with a bike ride on the eight-mile Galena River Trail.