The DeSoto House Hotel
The DeSoto House Hotel opened its doors in 1855 and continues
to welcome guests with hospitality, charm and history, awarding
us the title of "Illinois' Oldest Operating Hotel."
Throughout the years we have welcomed such memorable
guests as Abraham Lincoln, William Jennings Bryan, and
serving as the presidential campaign headquarters for
Ulysses S. Grant just to name a few.
Luminaria – December 14
Join us for a candlelight dinner in our Courtyard enchanted by white twinkling lights and magical decorations. We will also be serving in our Generals’ Restaurant with a special menu and entertainment with “Lady Sings the Blues – Rozanne Loney” from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Reservations Highly Recommended
Breakfast with Santa – December 15
Enjoy the splendor of Christmas with our holiday decorations while enjoying our breakfast buffet with Santa! 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Make reservations early
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Love this Place - 2nd time staying here and it was fantastic. Friendly
staff and a lovely room.
Christopher L. - Chicago
Great place to stay. Great people, great history.
Fred - Cresent City, IL
Beautiful Hotel for our Wedding - My husband and I really couldn't imagine
our special day to be any more perfect and amazing than it was. Thank You.
Angela & Mark - Chicago, IL