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Céad Míle Fáilte!

(One hundred thousand welcomes)

Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Emerald Isle while relaxing at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel. Conveniently located just a few minutes drive from downtown Galena, Illinois, our unique hotel is set against Galena's rolling hills, which are reminiscent of the Irish countryside.

Upon arrival you’ll immediately discover our charming character and dedication to providing friendly service in a welcoming environment. Our well-appointed suites and guestrooms, exceptional Irish pub and unique gathering places combine to create a memorable getaway.

Expect more. The next time you visit Galena, experience The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel.

Basil, Jack and Debbie
Owners of The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel


The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel’s close proximity to Galena’s Main Street shops and restaurants, as well as attractions and historic sites, makes it a top lodging choice. Its convenient location along Highway 20 is a short drive from downtown Galena.

9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, Illinois


Rooms & Suites

Uniquely appointed rooms and suites fuse Gaelic traditions with modern 21st century accommodations. Comfortable beds and upgraded room amenities combine with artwork by Irish artist Roisin O’Shea to create a unique guestroom experience. Many suites overlook our own “Valley of Glendalough.”


Pub & Entertainment

Handcrafted in Ireland, Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill is the perfect place to raise a pint and savor selections from a menu featuring traditional Irish specialities and American favorites. Join us for live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night year round!


Walking & Hiking

Whether you enjoy leisurely strolls or a more vigorous challenge, Galena and Jo Daviess County deliver with amazing vistas, trails and bluffs.


Pub Taste Package

Experience the many tastes of Ireland as you take a flavor journey that includes whiskeys, beer and Irish cuisine.


Anniversary Package

Enjoy an unforgettable getaway as you relax and unwind in a two-room suite, enjoy a special welcome gift and celebrate with dinner for two!