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TC Smith Historic Inn

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834 Dodge Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147 (Formerly T.C. Smith Inn Bed and Breakfast)
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Elmhurst, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We stayed in the Alexander Room for New Year's Eve. We fell alseep before the new year. The bed was comfortable with lots of pillows. It was quiet. The fireplace was nice but the room temperature was actually perfect. The shower was hot and the water pressure was excellent! The shower water head was nice and high. I cannot stand... More 

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Maureen2045, Director of Sales at TC Smith Historic Inn, responded to this review

So happy that you both were able to join us again at the inn . Next time, call a little more in advance so you can try out one of the guest rooms with the whirlpools and back massage systems. January is a slower month so try us again soon or make it for the Winterfest coming up early in... More 

Chicago suburbs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Didn't expect a place this nice that accepts dogs. Proprietor Maureen goes out of her way to make you feel welcome - she made great friends with us and our dogs. Absolutely lovely house and room. Amazing bathroom with Jacuzzi and multi-head shower. Yummy breakfast with best French toast on the planet, also fresh berries with cream - everything homemade.... More 

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Maureen2045, Owner at TC Smith Historic Inn, responded to this review

I'm expecting you will be arriving again in a few weeks. What fun we all had. The fall colors will be upon us in a flash. Have a super great time at the formal affair for Paws Chicago. Something I would like to attend in the future. Take Care, Maureen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Bride, Groom, parents and friends stayed here for the wedding at Horticulture Hall. Maureen, the Host, was amazing--so attentive to detail while very relaxed. We had rented the entire place as we had small children with our party. She welcomed our guests who stayed elsewhere; she treated the toddlers with "off the menu choices"; she adjusted timing every day based... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The room was comfortable with a large bathroom. The breakfast was wonderful with lots of fresh fruit, coffee, juice and tasty French toast. Great location for walking to shopping and dining in Lake Geneva. We were able to walk around town and walk around the lake. We enjoyed our visit.

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Naperville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Wonderful location that is close to downtown and restaurants. Maureen is a warm and welcoming host! She is very knowledgeable of the area and provides a delicious breakfast each morning. All around it was a great place to stay!

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My honey sweet and I stayed here for the Fourth of July weekend. The B&B is in a great location! It's close to a few great restaurants (less then 5 min walk) and close enough to the water to enjoy a breeze yet far enough away to avoid the crowds! The B&B is dog friendly which was a huge bonus... More 

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Maureen2045, Owner at TC Smith Historic Inn, responded to this review

It was great to hear about your B & B experience at the historic inn and your enjoyment of Lake Geneva. Your dogs were so well behaved, the perfect travelers. I forgot to take a picture of them in the courtyard to place in our pet album. I will remember next time . There will be different hot entrees on... More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nice outing, B/B was wonderful, Maureen was a great hostess and breakfast was outstanding. The B/B was located in a very quiet area and we easy access to the sites we wanted to visit . Overall aa very relaxing and fun trip.

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Maureen2045, Owner at TC Smith Historic Inn, responded to this review

I am happy that you enjoyed your extended visit to the Historic Inn. I hope on your next visit to the area you return so I can dazzle you with some other recipes and you can try a few more of the homemade pastries. Planning on seeing you in the Fall when the leaves change. You will be able to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I booked a room last minute for our 5th anniversary. Its RIGHT by Medusa's (one of the best Lake Geneva Restaurants) and a very short walk downtown. The room was small but cute & breakfast was great. We live in Chicago, so head to Lake Geneva at least a few times annually and are big fans of... More 

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Maureen2045, Owner at TC Smith Historic Inn, responded to this review

There has been so many couples celebrating their anniversaries this year that I could have named the Inn the Anniversary Inn. Actually it is my 30th year anniversary for operating and loving being an innkeeper this May 2015. Thank You for your great review. Maureen More 

Kenney, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My wife and I travel to Wi. 2 times a year or more been staying at TC smith inn. for 17 years. would recommend it to any one. the food is awesome, and Maurene is very help full and knowledgeable about the area. rooms are very comfortable. we will be going back

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Kenney, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Thanks Maureen for another great stay at the Inn. Our stay this time was another prefect end to our weekend get away in Door County Wisconsin. It is really great to have a place we can stop and rest for our journey back home the next day. I am as always looking forward to our long vacation in the Fall.... More 

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