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Budget Host Diplomat Motel

1060 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Ranked #14 of 14 hotels in Lake Geneva
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013
PamW1955 Rensselaer, Indiana
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rensselaer, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The hotel was nice it was on a large lot with a great swimming pool and a nice fire pit that we enjoyed very much. The cons, the beds were hard and the price was a bit high. I would have expected to have a bit more for the price.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

I recently visited the diplomat. I was nit impressed with the owner, at all. I had a few friends stop by on the way to their lake house. The owner then was very vulgar towards us, kicked us out, and called the police. I will not stay here ever again, and will recommend to all people I meet not to... More

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We had a one-day event in town that day that apparently coincided with Oktoberfest --- I'm guessing that's why most of the hotels were full. The Diplomat feels like the hotels from the 70's --- very dated inside and out. This one was clean and the shower was good, mattress reasonable, area was quiet (ie. I could sleep at night);... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

When I was last here, I was a little concerned about whether this motel was deteriorating. Last week, however, I was there and very pleased with the condition and status of the place. It was very clean. The rooms are very large (and being updated). The outdoor pool is one of the best in Lake Geneva and because this motel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011 via mobile

Pillows-very important piece of a review:) ehhhh-was not impressed, bring your own, I always do anyway. This Motel was great for the weekend for a concert at Alpine Valley. The Fridge and Microwave helped us save a few dollars for storing some healthy snacks, and it was great being close to town to explore. I would definitely stay here again.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

I've stayed at this motel many times and always been very happy there (see my review of December 2006). When last there, however, I noticed that it is not being kept as clean, things are looking old and it has a musty smell now. I hope this was a brief, early-season problem which is to be corrected and not just... More

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Malta, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2009

For the price, around Lake Geneva, it is super great. That's what worried me. If you were drunk and needed to pass out, it wouldn't be that bad. Otherwise, the rooms smell dank (even though they were clean). "It's someplace you take a hooker" said my friend. And, he's right. Many of the upper rooms had water damage, smelled like... More

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Illinois
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2008

My husband and I were looking for a place in Lake Geneva for a quick weekend away for our anniversary without spending a lot. I found the Diplomat Motel through many calls to other places that were already booked or over priced, they recommended the Diplomat to us. We had never stayed at a motel before, so we were a... More

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MN
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2006

We were nervous about staying a "motel" but we ended up being very surprised at how it the Budget Host had almost everything we needed at reasonable price for the area. Our room was VERY clean, had a microwave and fridge. The pool is located in a spot that gets a lot of sun and does the job. Bring an... More

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Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2006

We stayed here in May 2005 but this hotel was not in Trip advisor list at that time. This is a modest motel where you can find a clean room close to $50 a night. We went on the mother's day weekend and called ahead to book 2 rooms. No problems what so ever our rooms were clean (large room,... More

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Also Known As:
Budget Host Diplomat Hotel Lake Geneva
Budget Host Diplomat Hotel
Address: 1060 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Lake Geneva
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Swimming Pool
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Ranked #14 of 14 hotels in Lake Geneva
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