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Osthoff Resort

101 Osthoff Ave., Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-0151
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Elkhart Lake
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the middle of nowhere, hours outside of Chicago, and about an hour or so out of Milwaukee, you'll find this get-away. The Osthoff seems to be the premier resort on Elkhart Lake. Overall.. pleased. I'm glad I visited this resort in this quaint town in Wisconsin. Being from 18 hours away, however, I probably may stay at another location... More

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Hartland, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back and really enjoyed our stay. The room was very nice and had a good view of the lake. I would recommend getting the lake view and on the 3rd or 4th floor. The pools were nice and the beach was great. We rented a boat and paddle boards which is located on the grounds. Ottos and... More

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New Lenox, Illinois
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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

$300 a night for a mini condo with two bedrooms is a bit more than I care to pay for, but I feel we got our money's worth, and I really enjoyed me stay here. Our room was nice and appeared to be well taken care off by Osthoff. Furniture seemed fine to me. Being a germaphobe, I am quick... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the Web site, price and positive reviews, I had high expectations. Unfortunately, these were not met. You should keep in mind the following before booking a room here: 1. The rooms on the sides do not have lake views. I specifically asked for a lake view and was then given a more expensive room. It is physically impossible... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have made yearly summer visits to the Osthoff since 1999. We love it as much now as we did then. The resort is beautiful and the staff friendly and efficient. Amenities seem to improve each year. Already looking forward to our visit next summer!

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed our at the Osthoff Resort. We played in the lake, swam in the pools, walked to town, and enjoyed Road America's car spectacular. The kid's club was great for our children because the staff was engaging and caring. The staff was always pleasant and the room was spacious and comfortable. We would definitely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is beautiful! It isn't too far from Chicago. The pools are not fancy but they are heated and we were there when it was unseasonably cold. The beach is nice. I love that the town is within walking distance and the restaurants are fantastic. Great vacation, kids loved it!

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Okemos, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful resort, great room with a view of the lake. Only complaint was housekeeping didn't service the coffee maker. There was a coffee packet from the previous guest still in the machine, and they never removed the packet after I made coffee the first morning. Employees were all very helpful and friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my fourth time at Osthoff. I have come with my parents as a kid and came with my husband this time. Cozy and upscale resort with plenty of places to relax, whether you like the pool, lake, or indoors. Small town that allows you to get away from the hustle and bustle. I will be returning!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4 days at the Osthoff the week of July 4. This is a very nice facility with outstanding customer service. The Elk Room is simply awesome, with plenty of overstuffed sofas and chairs overlooking Elkhart Lake. My favorite ritual of the trip was having an evening cocktail there before heading to dinner. This is a very kid and family-friendly... 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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Osthoff Resort Elkhart Lake
Osthoff Hotel Elkhart Lake

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Osthoff Resort, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is a premier AAA Four Diamond resort located on 500 ft of recreational lakefront. Offering a casual atmosphere within its elegant surroundings, The Osthoff Resort provides a romantic getaway for couples, while year-round indoor and outdoor activities, provide a family with many opportunities to enjoy spending time together. Our conference center offers spacious and well-appointed ballrooms and meeting rooms to assist in the productivity of retreats and conferences for our group guests. A host of seasonal getaway packages are available providing guests varying options for a holiday vacation. Whether spring, summer, fall or winter – The Osthoff Resort is your place in the lake.™ ... more   less 
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