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Maxwell Mansion

421 Baker St Pull in on Wells st- 304 S Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-2083
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Come see how something Old Can Be Oh, So New! The Maxwell Mansion, est 1856, in Lake Geneva, WI is a secluded haven for travelers surprisingly in the heart of downtown. Idyllically set on three manicured acres of gardens less than 2 blocks to the lake it is a true escape for couples & friends looking to relax in comfort and be surrounded in history. Built originally as the personal home to one of Chicago & Lake Geneva's founding fathers, Dr. Phillip Maxwell, the Inn, Stables & Carriage House offer guests a picture perfect glimpse into the past while still enjoying the desired luxuries of a modern day bon vivant. Guests can enjoy a leisure day at the compound at the pool, playing bocce ball, sipping elixers in the Apothecary Bar or relaxing around the open firepit. 27 Completely renovated rooms both in traditional design and our signature Ur'Barn (Urban Barn) decor with Wisconsin reclaimed barnwood keeping its full original character and charm. Mansion, gardens, grounds and ballroom are also available for Private Parties.NEW!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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11Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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During our 2-night stay back in October (halloween period) Maxwell Mansion was disguised to a haunted mansion full of unexpected creatures, ghosts and pranks making our stay totally fun! The establishment itself is well kept, but coming from Scotland we were not blown away by
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We won a gift certificate to this beautiful place right in our own backyard! Historic mansion and beautiful, comfortable rooms! We had a whirlpool suite which I must say was the best whirlpool I have ever been in! The mattress and linens were very high end! It was one of the
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The carriage house was amazing! Giant tub with jets and updated decor. You will have no choice but to relax and unwind! The bed was spacious and a perfect compliment to the wonderful space. Definitely going back!
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Two couples were coming to Lake Geneva and my husband chose this place. It’s a beautiful building with lovely looking suites. We stayed in the main building and our friends stayed in the Stables because it didn’t have stairs. Our room had a queen bed with attached bath. We faced
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A stay at Maxwell Mansion is not your typical hotel experience, which is what made it memorable. The mansion has two sections; the main house and the carriage house area. We stayed on the first floor of the carriage house. If you're looking for something luxurious with lots of
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Does either the Maxwell Mansion or the Baker House have a Spa?
I know Maxwell Mansion has an outdoor pool, but I don't think they have a spa.
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Do you still have the vintage cars available for rent to guests?
We were never informed of the possibility of renting vintage cars. I can’t answer with a definite no but we didn’t even know that was an option.
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Is there an elevator in the main building?
I don't think so. I'm not sure though! Honestly, the parking lot is gravel. It would be hard to get around in a walker or wheelchair
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YES! The pool is open 7 days a week 9am-9pm Memorial Day - Columbus Day.
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you didn't receive my msg? i highly doubt that.
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"We had a first floor carriage house room and the upstairs tenants were a bit heavy footed in the morning. Otherwise, great room!"
"The 2nd floor Carriage House rooms are quaint with a cool outside porch."
"We took our dog. Very expensive pet fee. But, we were able to bring him."
"The upper floor of the carriage house was great!"
"Our Carriage House room had an amazingly comfy bed!"
$193 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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