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Marcotte's Family Motel

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Aurora, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 23 September 2014

My fella and I decided to 'fly by the seat of our pants.' We took off for an adventure with no reservations. We tried to get a room in the quaint town in which we were going to visit a loved one but they were booked. They called Marcotte's for us and luckily they had a room. The room was...

2Thank Lisa E
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Stayed overnight here on a quick trip from Chicago to visit a friend and the Apple River Fort historic site. The room was clean and comfortable (we were in number 2 - king bed, no micro/fridge - TV but we didn't use it so can't report - small bathroom, no tub, not much counter space), couch, desk, side chair. Didn't...

2Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

This is the homiest, most friendly place! The owners are on site and very friendly! We were able to sit and relax by a fire (in the outdoor fire pit) after a day of site seeing and antiquing! Awesome experience! Would definitely stay again!

1Thank antiqueiowafolks
Palatine, Illinois
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I encountered the motel while making an impromptu “escape” from a hectic work week. Set on top of a hill along US Highway 20, 15-20 minutes outside of Galena it s convenient, it commands a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside. The large room was comfortably appointed with a king bed, microwave, refrigerator, table and chairs, a large stuffed chair,...

1Thank Pat D
Santa Barbara , California
Reviewed 18 August 2014

My class reunion prompted our return visit to Marcotte's this Summer. After driving from California we stayed 5 nights at Marcotte's and enjoyed it very much! Beds at comfortable, kitchen and bathroom was spotless. One of the best things is they are pet friendly so we brought our Corgi on our trip. We would highly recommend staying at Marcotte's and...

1Thank jatif
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We spent two days at the motel during the 4th of July long weekend. The room and bathroom were large and had everything we needed: great nature view, comfortable cute clean bedding, fridge and microwave. The owners are very pleasant and hospitable. They showed us on the map off-beaten scenic path directions to the local attractions, made bonfire to repel...

Thank Alla726
Collinsville, Illinois
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We stayed here for two days and loved it! The room in which we stayed had a king bed, microwave and refrigerator and there was a table and chairs, daybed and comfy chair included in the room. This is the type of motel that is very family and couple friendly, with a great view of the valley and chairs to...

Thank Francie1955
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 January 2014

I had driven a U-Haul accross parts of Iowa - booooooring! - that day, continuing onwards to Illinois, and had already picked Elizabeth, IL as my goal for the night. When I finally showed up at Marcotte's Family Motel way late and way after dark (in the middle of August) I nevertheless received a perfectly friendly welcome and found myself...

Thank biosfear
bolingbrook, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 11 November 2013

I was not impressed with this place at all. Thankfully, I only had to spend one night there. Our room smelled musty and when I went to open the window to get some fresh air there were a bunch of dead bugs & wasps in the window. Our overhead light had one blown out bulb & the light fixture had...

1Thank adesquirrel
Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 22 October 2013

My husband and I just happened on the Marcotte by accident. Going there two weeks ago, we were having difficulty making reservations anywhere in the Galena area and luckily the Marcotte had just gotten a last-minute cancellation. We felt particularly fortunate when we arrived there because the Marcotte was the type of homey, friendly, scenic spot we were looking for....

Thank Renee G

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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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