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Osthoff Resort

101 Osthoff Ave., Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-0151
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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River Forest, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a long week end at the Osthoff Resort during August. The weather was cool and raining but we had a lovely time. The resort is walking distance to a small town that has a framers market/craft show on Saturdays. Very authentic small town bars with great bar food. No, we did not eat at any of the very... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This resort has something for everyone. Two outdoor pools, one in door pool and a small but nice beach with shallow water for children to enjoy. There are many room options. We had our whole family with two adult married children and one g'child. We booked a three bedroom. It had two bedrooms in the main area and a lock... More

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rated four diamonds by AAA. They deserved it and are working hard to maintain the rating. They accommodations provided for a conference and the running of same were excellent. Would readily visit again just for a getaway. Only suggestions would be to bring a night light as the bathroom is unlit, and for the Osthoff to improve its WiFi speed.... More

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St. Paul, MN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came with my family for a business conference. We had a lovely time. This place is the real deal. The beach is beautiful and the pools are very nice. All of the workers were kind and helpful. I wish that we could've stayed longer.

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Davenport, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I were looking for something to do that both would enjoy. We settled on the Breakfast Bakery cooking class at the Osthoff. I have never had such an enjoyable experience. We spent 4 hours prepping dough our first day and 5 hours shaping and baking our second day and both took home 3 boxes of delicious bakery... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this resort twice now. Never a disappointment. Luxury with friendly service in a really cute little town. Lots of outdoorsy things to do nearby. Nice slice of small town America. Will return to enjoy whenever we can.

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Spring Green, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 2 nights after a wedding the day before Labor Day. It is a large resort by Wisconsin standards, but luckily our suite was very conveniently located close to the front desk and overlooked the outdoor pool. Even though we arrived for a requested early check-in, parking was overflowing because there were 3 weddings that day.... More

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GoldenRule3, General Manager at Osthoff Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jackie N, Thank you for letting us know about your stay at The Osthoff Resort. We are so pleased that you had a memorable and enjoyable time with us. We appreciate your compliments and will be sure to pass them along to our Osthoff associates. Regarding our parking faciliteis, please know that we are, indeed, in the process of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always the atmosphere, service, and food was superb! ! The weather outside was frightful but the fire was delightful. The outside lighting makes it a winter wonderland. We had room service but the choice of dining in or out was diverse. Very much a family friendly place.

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stefiwefie
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Osthoff was recommended to our family by a few people and we were quite disappointed in our stay. At $350/night, we expected a luxury experience. We had quite the opposite. The biggest negative is the service. The resort was staffed almost entirely with apathetic high school kids. With the exception of the Elk Lounge bartenders, EVERY interaction we had... More

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GoldenRule3, General Manager at Osthoff Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stefiwefie, I would like to express my sincere apologies for the service lapses you experienced while staying with us at The Osthoff Resort. Your experience is truly not indicative of the level of service that our guests have come to expect and enjoy, nor is it what we respresent as our guest experiece to be. We take your comments... More

Davenport, Iowa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends invited my wife and I to participate in one of the Resort's annual ballroom-dancing weekends. The brochure was posted on the website. It took 4 phone calls (last one to the facility's manager; Lola Roeh) to get specific information and pricing. I specifically asked about their cancellation policy (as my schedule changes frequently), and was told that it was... More

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Address: 101 Osthoff Ave., Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-0151
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Elkhart Lake
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