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Home with game room and hot tub

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


The Galena Territory House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 3 bath, sleeps 6-10

3 Bedrooms/3 Baths, King/Queen/2 Twins, 2 futons, Wood Fireplace

Satellite TV/DVD, WIFI Internet Access, Whirlpool tub in master bath

Deck-Gas Grill, Enclosed outside hot tub

Game room with air hockey, pool table and foosball table, and shuffle board

Recreation Room has 2nd kitchen area, 3 seasons room

golf course/ wooded view, Located in the heart of the Galena Territory. Outdoor/Indoor swimming pool, game room, tennis, exercise room, basketball court, Marina/Lake Galena boat rentals, antique shopping, golfing, bicycling, hiking, spa, restaurants, wine tours, trolley tours, and near riverboat casino in Dubuque, IA.. In winter time there is skiing/snowboarding @ Chestnut Mountain Resort.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Rosebud Rentals
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

I just wanted to thank you for a great time. The house was immaculate and comfortable/cozy. The children loved the upstairs bedrooms, and we all had a great time playing in the basement.
Mar 2014
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1 traveler review

Home with game room and hot tub
average rating of 1.0 based on 2 reviews

Dissapointed With Rental

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Let me start off by saying this vacation lodge was very impressive when me and my family walked in, it looked like you would want a vacation house rental to look in the Galena Territory. However, we had 2 main huge issues with our stay. The first was the metal fireplace frame that the chain curtain and doors were connected too was loose and had broken away from the actual fireplace. With a simple pull it could be removed entirely... this allowed smoke to billow up from the crack between the fireplace frame and the rock and filled the lodge with smoke. At first we thought maybe the chimney was not open but we confirmed it was, also the temp outside was much cooler than that inside so that was not it. But it turns out it was the fireplace face which was just sitting there loose allowing smoke to escape before it went up the chimney. So we couldn't use the fireplace which was one of the main reasons we even rented this property.

Secondly and the most grievous issue with this rental was the bedding on 3 of the 3 beds was dirty. The upstairs queen comforter had a huge water stain 2 feet in diameter on the underside of the blanket which in best case was a spilled drink and worst case a bed wetter....either way not acceptable. The same queen bed had white crusty dried mark on the bed skirt...I don't want to speculate as to what that was but it was completely unacceptable. The second upstairs bedroom which had two twin beds both had dirty blankets and pillows. Finally the master bedroom had 6 stains on the sheets and I had to drive 40 mile round trip to the local Wal-Mart to buy new bedding out of my pocket and new bedding for the queen mattress where me and my wife were sleeping, all this after a long day of driving up there. We then later had to buy a lighter for the fireplace as the one that was provided was out of fluid. There is no fire pit outside in the yard either which was a disappointment since the fireplace didn't work. Because of the dirty beds no one wanted to use the hot tub because they no longer trusted whoever was in charge of keeping stuff clean. I felt so horrible because I was the one that picked this place for our family trip. What a horrible disappointment that could of been way better if they just took more care when cleaning and fixed the fireplace. We will be back to Galena, but we will be staying somewhere else.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the comments and bringing certain items to our attention. We are definitely looking into them and will make sure they are taken care of. The bad part is that NO ONE called us about any issues until the day after the departure which makes it very hard to verify or even help you with any of the issues stated. We did check out the fireplace and found that it had come loose from the track and that has been looked at and is currently being fixed. Our phone numbers (office and after hours) are listed in the home so we really should have been called, especially when the fireplace issue happened. We do try to make sure all the homes are very clean, especially with the bedding. We also carry all new bedding at our office but unfortunately again we were not called to come out and see the issues and then try to help resolve them. The woman who rented the unit told us they didn't want to call an emergency number because they didn't think it was an emergency, but no one even called during our office hours either. This is a very nice home and we are very sorry you had issues but we would have gladly taken care of them if we were just notified right away and not the day after you departed.
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Outdoor swimming pool, Lake, antique shopping, golfing, bicycling, hiking, spa, restaurants, near riverboat casino in Dubuque, IA.. In winter time there is skiing, sledding, ice skating, close to Chestnut Mountain Resort.


Rates & Availability

The Galena Territory House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Jul 7 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Off Season
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Off Season
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 28 2016
2 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $70
Tax Rate 11.0%

All holiday seasons are peak rates and a 3 night minimum, except New Year's which has special pricing. Possibility of a 1 night rental in the Off Season. 1st night's rental due upon reserving. Rates subject to change without notice until confirmed. 14 day cancellation notice for a $35.00 charge. 4th night free valid year round.

Possibility of a 1 night rental in the Off Season. 1st night's rental due upon reserving. $35 cancellation fee if you cancel before 14 days prior to arrival. If you cancel within the 14 days, you will forfeit the deposit. Visa, MC, Discover. Check/cash may be acceptable under certain terms. There are no refunds for no shows or inclement weather.

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The Galena Territory House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , In Loft Area
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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