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Marcotte's Family Motel

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was the only motel I could get a room for hunting season. Not inexpensive. Opened the door to be greeted by a strong musty smell. The heat worked fine. The bed was comfortable. No hot water in the shower. Had to cloth shower using the small sink. Hot water in the sink only. That's too bad because the shower...

Thank Scott T
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I researched places to stay in/near Galena for a 50th bday weekend. I chose Marcotte's as I wanted something affordable and other than a typical hotel or resort which is what I'd normally do. Marcotte's is family owned and occupied by the nicest couple. Donna and Art are so friendly I'd go back just to visit them again. We stayed...

1Thank jjbml67
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Clean and quiet motel. Beautiful views of the countryside. The muffins and coffee on the vintage tray and creamer was awesome. I would stay here again. I wish it was pouring rain because I would have liked to sit around the fire pit they have.

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MarcottesFamilyMotel, Owner at Marcotte's Family Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words. It sure did pour, didn't it!! It cleared up nicely on Sunday, but too late for you to enjoy a campfire. I guess you'll just have to come back!! Donna

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for our first time over memorial weekend and it was absolutely amazing. The owners were very friendly and left us coffee and muffins in the morning. Also the room was very nice and affordable. We will definitely be coming back!!

2Thank Kaylynn P
Carol Stream, Illinois
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We stay at this hotel every year the day after Thanksgiving with another couple. We always reserve two rooms that are separate from the regular motel rooms. We just love it here, a very kind couple who run the business, rooms are always clean and the coffee and muffins in the morning are such a sweet touch!

1Thank Sylvia9092
Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 19 October 2015

American owned and operated motel about three miles east of Elizabeth, IL. The owners were quite friendly. The motel was really kept up and well maintained. Room was comfortable, There was coffee and freshly baked muffins brought ride to the room.

2Thank Rev Johannes M
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We have stayed here several times, in different rooms have never been disappointed. The Marcotte family goes above and beyond to make you feel like family. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and the coffee and muffins that were left outside our room each morning was a lovely surprise. Rural America still exists! The location was perfect with great views and...

4Thank Kerri J
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

A great place to stay. If your looking for homey ,clean, tidy and friendly this is it. The owners were awesome. Good muffins!we had basic rooms and that's what it was, satellite TV, shower, two beds . it was quiet and relaxing. I know where I'm staying when I go back that way.

5Thank Matt L
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Booked here for a Galena trip based on reviews and we were not disappointed. If you like fancy hotel digs this is not for you, but if you'd rather stay somewhere with down-to-earth retro flair this is the place. There are connecting rooms for groups and the bonfire pit was a perfect way to end the night. The owners were...

5Thank Meg J
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This past weekend my husband and I stayed here in Room 2. Wow! Talk about charm! Our room was clean, comfortable, and adorable! Reminded me of vacations at my Grandma's house! The views both out front and our room window were awash with the beginnings of fall color--so pretty! The owner was wonderfully friendly and hospitable, and to top off...

4Thank Kivley

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family-run motel dedicated to our guests' having the best motel experience ever! Whether you're staying in the Galena/JoDaviess County area for a few days or just passing through, we want you to enjoy your stay and recommend us to your friends and family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marcotte's Family Motel

Address: 2156 East Route 20, Elizabeth, IL 61028
Region: United States > Illinois > Elizabeth
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Marcottes Family Hotel
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“Talk to the owners as they have many different rooms ranging from simple night stay to those with kitchen for extended stay.”
152lisae, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Rooms detached from the rest of the hotel are larger and good for families. I believe there is a unit with kitchen facilities.”
578patd, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Recommend Room #7...very spacious with full kitchen and nice rear deck overlooking beautiful Jo Daviess County”
jatif, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in one of three rooms which are located separately from the main motel, although right across the parking lot. The one we were in was spacious and would comfortably accommodate a couple and one or two children.”
Francie1955, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Use "US Hwy 20" in your GPS.”
joyces199, 19 Mar 2013 | Read review
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