Welcome To The DeSoto House
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We offer 55 graciously decorated oversized Victorian style rooms named for historic personages who visited Galena.
Packages & Specials
Come and enjoy the summer season at the DeSoto House Hotel and see all that Galena has to offer with our special packages!
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The Courtyard Restaurant is a lovely four story atrium
serving breakfast and lunch daily.
Green Street Tavern
This corner pub serves your favorite wine or cocktails with great appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and special entrees.
Named in honor of Galena’s Nine Civil War Generals’, this restaurant is open for casual fine evening dining.
Let the DeSoto House Hotel make your day a Historic Event. Since 1855 we have been the premier location for Galena’s most beautiful weddings.
Meetings & Banquets
The DeSoto House provides the finest meeting facilities in the area for groups of any size.
The DeSoto House Hotel is the oldest operating hotel in Illinois, first opening its doors in 1855. Find out more about the DeSoto House History.