Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages Bed & Breakfast is an inviting family-friendly bed and breakfast retreat in the heart of Illinois. Located just a few miles from Galena, the enchanting resort is surrounded by 10 acres of beautiful natural landscapes of picturesque valleys, flowering meadows, manicured gardens and tranquil ponds, making for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages features four private cottages dotted about the property and three beautifully appointed rooms in the main guest house, as well as a renovated barn which is available to rent for functions and events. A hearty country-style breakfast is served every morning and days are filled with relaxing in the garden with a book, or exploring the surrounding countryside and soaking up the beauty of nature.
Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages features four private cottages dotted about the property and three beautifully appointed rooms in the main guest house. The standalone cottages offer extra levels of seclusion and privacy and are fully equipped for self-catering holiday living. The bedrooms in the main guest house are comfortable and cozy with country-style décor and beautiful views over the garden and countryside.
The Somerset Cottage is the one bedroom cottage with a private bathroom with shower and whirlpool tub, a spacious lounge area with a wood-burning fireplace and a large porch overlooking the gardens.
The Fox Glen, Pines, and Hillside cottages are intimate studio cabins designed for comfort and style and feature elegant bedrooms, private bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and bright, sunny views.
2.More Accommodation Options
Guest rooms in the main house of the retreat are individually decorated to exude their own character and charm and feature deluxe amenities such as central climate control with cooling and heating, televisions with cable channels and DVD players, and wireless Internet. Each room has a private entrance from the deck around the house with outdoor seating and has access to the main dining room and communal sitting area.
The Meadows has a king-size bed and private bathroom with a double walk-in shower, while the Woodlands has a queen-size bed, a full bathroom with oversized bath/shower combination and a cozy sitting area. The Garden Room enjoys a queen-size bed and a small private bathroom with shower.
3.Breakfast & Amenities
A full country breakfast is served each morning in the dining room of the main house in the morning and features an array of healthy and hearty hot and cold selections. Breakfast treats include fresh fruit and fruit juices, yogurt, cereals, freshly baked goodies, preserves, egg dishes, and coffee and tea selections.
Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages offers special added extras to enhance guests’ stay from in-room massages to romantic dinners for two. Revitalizing massage given by expert masseuses can be enjoyed in the comfort of the guest rooms or cottages and range from Couples Traditional Massages to Hot Stone Massages. Romantic candlelit dinners can be arranged on request in the privacy of the rooms or cottages or in the main dining room and consist of an appetizer, main course, two side dishes, and dessert. Birthdays and celebrations can be celebrated with special touches such as a homemade cake, a seasonal floral arrangement, or an assortment of hand-made chocolates.
4.Plan This Vacation
Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages offers a range of packages for weddings and other special celebrations and events. The retreat offers several beautiful venues, both indoor and out for various types of functions from romantic weddings and ceremonies to birthday and anniversary celebrations.
The Elopement Package includes wedding bouquet and boutonniere in the color of choice, an officiant, small homemade wedding cake, and a flash drive of photos taken during the ceremony. The Honeymoon package includes a two-night stay in the cottage of choice, a head-to-toe massage in the privacy of the cottage, a romantic dinner served in the cottage, breakfast delivered each morning, and flowers and chocolates upon arrival.
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2752 W. Cording Rd. Galena, Illinois 61036, Phone: 815-777-4100
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