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Osthoff Resort

101 Osthoff Ave., Elkhart Lake, WI 53020-0151
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Davenport, Iowa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Osthoff for a few days immediately after our wedding, just to get away after the big day. Overall, our experience was very nice. Our room was very clean, extremely spacious, and it seemed that the furniture and interiors were recently updated. We had a kitchenette and a living room, apart from our bedroom... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the resort for 4 nights. It was just beautiful and so relaxing! We had a lovely room with a balcony overlooking the lake and enjoyed our breakfast out there each morning! We played golf on two of our days at Quit Qui Oc which was really fun and lunch in their little club house bar was great!... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights with our children and overall really loved this resort. The lake is absolutely beautiful and the beach is the perfect size for easily managing young kids. The room was updated, spacious and clean. Our biggest complaint was the staff. Everyone was polite but clueless. It seemed like everyone's first day. Water front has very reasonable... More

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chicago, il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the resort for 4 nights in early August. It was a race weekend so the hotel was booked solid. We were originally looking for only 3 nights but there was a 4 night minimum. The resort is overall very nice but there are definitely some issues that need to be worked out when you're paying Chicago prices... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Osthoff for four nights and I certainly wouldn't race to return. The lobby and bar on the main floor were promising, but the hallways smelled like old soup and our room - on the first floor overlooking the parking lot (for $300 a night) was very dark, depressing, and dated. Someone had urinated on the balcony... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always enjoy staying at the Osthoff. The staff there is very friendly. The grounds are beautiful and relaxing, fun to just sit and watch the lake. It's perfectly located. The suites are very comfortable and clean. Can't wait to go back!

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Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two suites at the Osthoff: one a one-bedroom and the other a two-bedroom. We could have used more rooms, but that was all they had left at prime stay time at short notice. However, the rooms were great, the staff was wonderful, and the amenities were top notch. We enjoyed the food at Ottos, which was really a... More

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Way to many kids. When I go on vacation, I don't want to be surrounded by screaming kids. Kids running up and down the halls of hotel. We checked out early so we could go home and relax. Glad we didn't take the boat. The lake is really small.

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Fountain Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my fourth time vacationing at the Osthoff Resort. We have a large extended family (about 30 people) and the resort fits all our needs. We all have different needs/wants for our vacation and the resort and town have everything we want. The room we had (2 bed, 2 bath, lake view, 2nd floor) was nice but we really... 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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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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