Galena DeSoto House Wedding
230 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Call 815.777.0090 or 800.343.6562

At the time of its conception, the DeSoto House was built to service the many people arriving in Galena which was flourishing as a major mining and trade center.  The original hotel building consisted of five stories and a lower level.  The DeSoto boasted 225 guest rooms, a gentleman’s reading room, ladies’ parlors, a 300 seat dining hall, a kitchen with equipments for feeding hundreds, and it own gas works for lighting halls, dining rooms, and public areas.  In addition, retail stores, offices, a saloon, and a bowling alley also found their home in the DeSoto House.


DeSoto House – Weddings