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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

We spent the weekend there and this could not have been a more perfect cure for the suburban Chicago blues! All we wanted to do was get away and and get some sun in a peaceful quiet setting. We felt so pampered by everyone, from the moment we checked in. There were many families with children enjoying the pools and... More

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the resort with our two young sons and my mother at the end of July 2011. We stayed in a groundfloor 2 BR lakeview suite deluxe with king beds in each room and a sofabed. Beds were very comfortable. The resort said the room was renovated since its 1995 opening, but the only thing... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

I was in Elkhart Lake for a wedding weekend. I was told the Osthoff was the nicest place to stay. It was NOT. The condo hotel suite (I had a 2 bedroom) was very small. The master bedroom was so narrow there wasn't even room for a dresser in front of the bed! The bathroom was far from luxurious and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

my husband and I rcently returned from the "Osthoff Resort",in Elkhart Lake, our experience was great,we were treated well by all, the room was awesome with a view of the grounds,very clean,food is very good and not pricey at all, ate a nice dinner at "Lola's,that is on the grounds also, pools are very nice,clean and the servers around the... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

The Osthoff is kind of isolated in the winter but it is worth the drive and was worth braving the elements for my husband (then boyfriend), my sister, my parents and me for our friend of the family's wedding. The wedding was not at the hotel but this is the nicest place to stay that was close by. The hotel/resort... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

We stayed at the Osthoff Resort in June for a business trip. It is a beautiful resort with all the amenities---spa, cooking school, lake, pool, etc. Sadly, from our location it is a long trip and no direct roads lead there. For folks from Chicago, Milwaukee, Green Bay or the Fox Valley, or folks with access to their own aircraft,... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

My 4 lady friends and I went for a golf outing overnight. The Quit Qui Oc course right near the hotel was terrific for our level of challenge that we needed. Even a golfer whose handicap is 10 is challenged just enough on some of those greens! The hotel suite we had was a three bedroom with kitchen, living room... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

We had amazing time for the Memorial Day weekend. Everything was perfect from the time I, the last minute, have called the hotel and got a great rate for a room with the breathtaking lake view up until we checked out. Our room was very clean and updated with a huge bathroom, separate shower and a Jacuzzi bathtub. Inside, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We had never heard of this resort until daughter & son-in-law went there on a weekend getaway (from Illinois), so we tried it for my wife's birthday and just loved it. One definitely needs to check on the various options, as there's a variety of unit sizes, views, distance from restaurants, etc.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

If you live in the midwest, and even if you do not, you owe it to yourself to visit the Osthoff Resort. The Osthoff is located in Elkhart Lake WI, and is about 60 miles/60 minutes straight north from the Milwaukee airport, about 3 hours from downtown Chicago, and only 2 hours from the north suburbs of Chicago. The Osthoff... 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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