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The Desoto House Hotel

230 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Book Your Stay Online Or Call 815.777.0090 or 800.343.6562


Come and enjoy the summer season at the DeSoto House and see all that Galena has to offer!

The beauty of the rolling hills, valleys and lush countryside is just one of the attractions Galena has to offer, not to mention it’s architectural charm and history.   Enjoy the scenery, inviting
shops & boutiques, restaurants, swimming, biking, hiking, kayaking, bird watching and more!

And don’t forget our history. Visit Grant’s Home, The Dowling House, The Belvedere Mansion, The Washburn House, and of course our Galena History Museum. All within walking distance from the hotel.

Memories are Forever Package

Midweek or Weekend Overnight Stay

Galena Chocolates
Memories Rose
DeSoto House Champagne
DeSoto House Champagne Glasses
$50.00 Dinner Credit
Breakfast for Two in the Courtyard Restaurant

Bed & Breakfast Package

Midweek or Weekend Overnight Stay

Breakfast for Two in the Courtyard Restaurant

History Package

Midweek or Weekend Overnight Stay

$50.00 dinner credit for the Generals’ Restaurant.
Two Tickets to the History Museum

“History Bag”

DeSoto House History Book
Hotel Brochure
Historic Walking Tour
Historic Fact Sheets
Commemorative Chocolate Bar

Blackhawk Wine Tours

Discover the breathtaking beauty on this tour of rolling hills, scenic valleys and steep limestone bluffs. Just the ride to the vineyards is worth the trip.  You will travel to three distinct vineyards: Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery, Rocky Waters and Massbach.  The tour includes lunch, shopping, wine tasting, historical commentary and vineyard walks. Guests will be picked up and returned to the hotel in Climate Controlled Transportation. Begin your day at 11:00 a.m. and return approximately 3:00 p.m. ($65.00 per person in addition to lodging rates).

Vineyards Include:
Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery
Rocky Waters

11:00am – 3:00pm
($65.00 per person in addition to lodging rates.)

Call 563-581-8123 to make your reservation