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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Illinois reviews

  • Peace and Quiet in Perfect Location

    "Spent a great week here in mid October. Situated on a quiet street but easy walking distance to everything you need. Hosts Tom and Mike were very helpful and the included breakfast was well worth it. Comfortable and clean room in a quiet area. The downstairs laundary worked very well and much appreciated with a week long stay. Would definitely stay again if lucky enough to ever return to Chicago"
    Guest: Flashman Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: December 13, 2013
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  • Family Trip

    "We took our first whole family trip with 13 people!! The castle was a great location for our families with it being just about an hour out of Springfield, IL. We enjoyed fishing, hiking, swimming and sitting by the camp fire together. It gave us a place to go and just be together as a family. We didn't have to worry about keeping everyone entered as there was something for everyone to do. The kids liked the secrecy of the hidden room and the adults like the secrecy of the third floor. The overall feel of the castle was nice. The massage chair, big bathtub and sauna were a favorite of many family members. I really enjoyed cooking in the kitchen! I would recommend the castle if your family REALLY wants to get away from it all. No hussle and bussle any where near the castle. Just time to relax and be with family."
    Guest: Bren Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • Great Apartment and Location in Chicago

    "Good service and owner kept in contact well throughout the booking period. Really liked this old Brownstone building. The apartment was spacious, comfortable and clean (although you had to pay up front for the cleaning). The owner was only a phone call away if you had any problems with the apartment and these were dealt with swiftly. The only thing missing in the kitchen was an electric kettle and a few more saucepans would have been useful. The bed was very comfortable. Location couldn't have been better, near to everything and easily walkable into the city and to the beach and Lake Michigan. There were a lot of good restaurants and excellent supermarkets nearby. I really enjoyed this apartment, Chicago and its very friendly people."
    Guest: Bramie Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 28, 2014
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  • Great place for family gathering

    "We recently rented the Birdsnest for a family gathering to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. It worked out beautifully. First of all the bedrooms are on three different levels so there's plenty of separation for all. In addition the home is very well equipped and nicely decorated. If you're headed to Galena for a visit, you won't find nicer accommodations. And the owner, Steve, is great to work with."
    Guest: Jack M. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 7, 2014
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