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“nice overniter” 4 of 5 stars
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N2009 S Lakeshore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147   |  
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Ranked #7 of 14 Hotels in Lake Geneva
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35 reviews 35 reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“nice overniter”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Have stayed here a few times before It didn't let us down. Good service friendly staff. Beautiful view of the lake. Nice location. Breakfast was plentiful and good. We would definitely go back. A bit pricey.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wisconsin, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This is the 2nd time staying @ Geneva Inn. Nice place to stay, although I think it is way over priced for what you get.... I think they need to update their rooms as far as curtains & bedding..... Looking a little yellow & old. Continental breakfast was very nice. Location is nice for shopping & downtown... Staff was ok.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Bartlett, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Lovely time in Lake Geneva. Room with a view of the lake and balcony is worth the upgrade. Very clean, quite room, toiletries provided from Crabtree and Evelyn. Pretty patio in back is a nice place to relax before dinner and have a glass of wine and appetizer. Boat rental walking distance. Close to the downtown area without being in the middle of congestion. There is a walking / hiking path that runs through the back of the property and runs around the lake through private properties. Make dinner reservations at the inn and watch the sunset from a window view table.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous place to go relax I had a lovely view of the lake the staff was excellent. I put a picture of the lake view as my cover page on my FB. I would highly recommend it for RR. We were there for Venetian Night and were able to watch the fireworks fro the balcony of our room this too was great

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Illinois
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

While the inn is very nice, it is not worth the expense. When we tried to check in (we were one hour early) we were met with a very rude desk clerk. That evening we ate at the restaurant I found a hair in my meal. I informed the waiter, who looked at me and said "Sorry" and walked off. He did not even offer to fix the problem. The breakfast staff were great and very helpful as were the housekeeping staff. As a note, I filled out the comment card last month, and have yet to hear from management.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Maia W, Manager at Geneva Inn, responded to this review, September 21, 2013
Thank you for your recent visit, and we appreciate your kind acknowledgement of our housekeeping and breakfast staff.
We are truly sorry to have disappointed you in other ways. We do our best to facilitate early check in if the room is ready and we are sorry that we did not give you the gracious reception that we aspire to offer each and every guest. Additionally, our dining room staff is expected to pay attention and respond to any guest concern and we are sorry that they did not respond appropriately to your complaint.
We have spoken with our front office and wait staff and reminded them that regardless of the situation we are to pay attention to guest comments and to remain kind and patient.
Over the years we have depended upon our guests to help us recognize our successes and address our shortfalls. We regret that we were not made aware of your concerns, as we did not receive a comment card. Please call at your convenience and ask to speak with a manager if there is anything else you would like to share, as guest satisfaction is very important to us and we hope you will give us another chance.
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Collinsville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The Geneva Inn was extremely clean and very inviting. We stayed in a lake front suite, we used all the amenities, which included the whirlpool tub in the bedroom. The soaps and shampoos even smelled good and didn't make your skin feel dry afterwards. We kept the door to our room opened most of the night. The view of the lake was wonderful from our balcony. It was great having a ceiling fan on while you sleep. The coffee was on every floor right outside of our room. It was just such a wonderful and romantic experience. We were treated great by the entire staff. We ate in the restaurant and the food was delicious as well. We utilized the bar also, and they make a great marguerite. I definitely recommend a stay.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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87 reviews 87 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights to celebrate our birthdays. We picked a lake facing room with a king bed. While we didn't use the whirlpool in the bedroom we were happy with the size of the room and the bathroom. Excellent shower. Wifi is good, no sign on needed. Excellent continental breakfast is included, with fresh fruit, pastries, cold cuts and cheeses. We really took advantage of our room's balcony to relax and view the lake. A bottle of water and chocolates were delivered each evening. Short drive into town. The shore trail is quite a hike, however. We will definitely stay again.

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Additional Information about Geneva Inn

Address: N2009 S Lakeshore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Lake Geneva
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lake Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As the only Hotel and Restaurant located directly on the breathtaking shores of Geneva Lake, The Geneva Inn and The Grandview Restaurant and Lounge offers unique features such as a private lake view patio for unforgettable outdoor events, two meeting rooms, great accommodations and first class dining.Free Breakfast,Free Parking, Free WiFi, Full Service Dining Room, Live Music Friday and Saturday Evenings, and Sunday Brunch.Boat Slips available for overnight Guests $30/ night. Bring your Boat and enjoy Geneva Lake! ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Geneva Hotel Lake Geneva
Geneva Lake
Geneva Inn Lake Geneva

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