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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
"My family (2 adults & 2 grown kids) stayed here for 4 days and we had such a wonderful time. The apartment is elegantly but comfortably furnished, beds have great linens and pillows, it also has a washer and dryer but you won't need it because endless amounts of towels are provided. The neighborhood feels safe and friendly and the location is fantastic. Walking distance to Wrigley Field, shops, restaurants and the "L." With just 20-30 minutes to downtown, we were able to visit museums and then get back home for a stress-free, comfortable neighborhood feel. Parking is also easy in the garage or on the street. Great internet connection and large t.v. hidden unobtrusively in case you don't want it. In a word, Teri has paid attention to all the details both big and small and was almost instantly available for any questions we had. We'd go back in a heartbeat!"
Guest: Susan M.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: January 7, 2015
"The penthouse at Grand Plaza was a wonderful experience. There are many things that are top notch about this condo however probably the best was the location. You are close to everything and very centralized. Train stops, bus stops, cabs, and walking are all very convenient to get around the town. There are tons of restaurants, a market downstairs that carries everything, and much more right at your front door. The unit itself was top notch with a perfect view to come home to each day. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly while the owners are just as great. From beginning to end our entire stay was top notch."
Guest: AUJHDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
"I booked this place for an extended family getaway for a long weekend. Age 70 to just 1 year (brought a pack and play for the baby). Everyone found something to do. Fishing, hiking, biking, swimming, game room, horseback riding, kayak, by the way all of this was done right in the community the house is at. Plus of course heading into downtown Galena for shopping...only a 15 to 20 minute drive. If you plan on coming I would recommend making reservations at the stable for riding and the kayaks as soon as you get there. They can book up fast especially on Sat/Sun. I would only bring bikes if those who are riding are old enough to be comfortable on the road (no sidewalks) and can handle HILLS! Although there is a nice paved trail up the way it is extremely hilly, we are talking going down at 25 mph and having to walk the bike partway up the hills. That being said there were several of us adults and some pre-teen and teenagers who rode the bikes to the pool. Totally doable, only about 1.5 mi ride to the pool and game room, (bring a bike lock), but again extremely hilly and you are sharing the road with cars.
Now to the house, just as it is pictured! The only thing missing out the pictures is the hill that makes up the driveway! Mavis was extremely helpful with questions prior to booking and never had a problem there. The kitchen has plenty of pots/pans, even a Keurig. No need to bring much. I just brought my favorite chopping knife. There is a Piggly Wiggly grocery store about 5 minutes past downtown Galena. We actually only ate out for a few lunches, we had all our dinners in the house...utilized the grill often. (Grill is not perfect, the shelf is WOBBLY, but will do.) I would totally recommend this place to a large family. Lots of fun in the area."
Guest: Jennifer R.Date of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 31, 2014
"We spent a week here this July and it was perfect for our little family! The house was clean, well maintained and equipped with everything we needed. We slept great on vacation which is unusual - the house was dark and quiet at night. The boathouse is awesome! It will be hard to go on a lake vacation without one again! Lake Sara is beautiful. Looking at the fabulous houses kept us totally entertained. Kids enjoyed jumping off the dock, tubing and fishing. Hope Lake Sara will get another restaurant when Abigail's closes this season. That is sad :( we loved the house and the lake and we'll be back!!"
Guest: KikDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: July 31, 2014