Welcome To 
The DeSoto Dispatch 
March 2020
 The DeSoto House Hotel
   "Illinois' Oldest Operating Hotel"   
Since 1855

Just click on any RESERVE YOUR GETAWAY NOW to make your reservations.
Check out our Website... www.desotohouse.com 

As always, we invite you to stay with us for any occasion. Consider us your home away from home.
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  Plan to spend some quality time with us!

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 Midweek Packages...

Dinner Package

Come for Dinner & stay for the Night
 Overnight Stay
 With a $50.00 Dinner Credit

Plan ahead for your getaway!
Breakfast Package

Sunday - Thursday
Enjoy your night and have breakfast for two!

   Please make your reservations early.  Availability is limited, so don't delay.  
The above packages are for 2 people.

 Looking for something special...

If you're looking for something special to do mid-week, come stay with us in March...

Special Room Rate
only $89.00*

Sunday through Thursday

*Based on availability  
Weekend Dinner Packages

Can't get away midweek???  
Call our front desk for 
our Weekend Dinner Packages

165th Anniversary Special!

Celebrate the 165th Anniversary of the DeSoto House with us.

$165.00 includes a $50.00 coupon for dinner at the Generals' Restaurant or Green Street Tavern, breakfast for 2 in the Courtyard Restaurant, and 2 tickets for admission to the Galena Grant History Museum.

Book early. We will sell out.
Based on double occupancy.

Busy Parents Meal Deal!


 Everyone loves a Cocktail Hour or two...

Stay with us on Sundays through Thursdays 
and enjoy complimentary cocktail hours 
5-7 p.m.
 in Generals' Restaurant Lounge.
Then, plan to dine with us. 

Create your dream wedding...


Call to make your dreams come true!



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2020 Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Since 1855 the DeSoto House Hotel has played  
host to some of Galena's most gala events.
Here's a partial list of this year's festivities.
For more information or to make reservations for our upcoming events,

Please call: 815.777.0090 or 1.800.343.6562

Be Sure To Plan Your Getaway In Advance!

Join us for an evening of dark Galena history, eerie folklore and true ghost stories.  This intimate and eerie salon-style show is presented by master storytellers, Ted Williams and Robyn Davis.  Tickets are $25.00 per person and include appetizers and a cash bar.  Purchase tickets from Haunted Galena Tour Company, 815.990.7203.  Limited seating so purchase tickets early.

 Sunday, May 10th
Join us for our traditional Mother's Day Buffet.  Serving all your favorite breakfast entrees as well as a carving station, seafood station, salads, entrees, champagne fountain, chocolate fountain and an array of desserts.  A flower for every mom.  Serving 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 Monday, May 25th
Plan ahead to stay with us to kick off the summer!  Make reservations early; always a sold-out weekend.

 Saturday, June 27th
Plan to stay with us and enjoy elegant wines made from American hybrid grapes just outside our backdoor.  Sample selections of unique wines produced by family-owned Northern Illinois Wineries.  Plan to spend the day with food, art and live music from noon-7:00 p.m.
Make reservations early.  Always a sold-out weekend.

 Saturday, July 4th
Enjoy burgers, brats, hot dogs, beer, wine & more!  See Galena's fireworks from our rooftop.
Sing and dance to your favorite music with Diskotek Entertainment.  $10.00 cover charge (complimentary non-alcoholic beverage), children 10 & under admitted free with an adult.
Advance tickets sold at our front desk.  Get tickets early.  Limited Seating and always sold-out.

 Saturday, July 25th
Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln invite you to join them for dinner and theater "An Evening with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln" at 6:00 p.m. in the Ballroom.  Mr. Lincoln will address the people of Galena from his place on our historic balcony at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets are $38.00 per person and can be purchased at the front desk.  Please call for tickets early as this is always a sold-out performance.

Our Restaurants

Courtyard - Green Street Tavern and Restaurant - Generals' 

Please call: 815.777.0090 or 1.800.343.6562

for hours and reservations

 or Click on link below...


Restaurant Hours  


Mike Steinhoff
DeSoto House Hotel
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