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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I took my girlfriend here as a surprise for her birthday and boy did she love it. This is a fantastic place to stay for couples. The apothecary bar and the speakeasy were so much fun! The stable rooms are amazing, the peek-a-boo steam shower was magnificent. The staff really make you feel like family. Were going to go back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our families third summer spending five days iat Maxwell mansion the service could not be better the rooms are spectacular it's the most restful peaceful place I've ever been it's very unique we also enjoyed a private pool walk into town walk to Lake Geneva it's one block off the lake great location it's become our annual summer... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, I was so overwhelmed with the outright poor service at the Maxwell Mansion, that I can barely bring myself to speak about the actual property - Other than to say, it is lovely, but in serious need of new management - preferably management who understands the meaning of “hospitality”. I arrived in town very early (around 12:45) to act... More 

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Poplar Grove, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in the carriage house for two night for our anniversary. This place is very will maintained. Chaz the GM is amazing. About 2 blocks from downtown the only thing I did not like that they did dot have any food not even a vending machines. So we would bring food back from the restaurants and did not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for a couple of nights in a king whirlpool room in the Carriage House. The good news was the staff was terrific. The woman who checked us in (I assume she was the owner) was extremely accommodating, especially in the wake of a credit card problem. The grounds are lovely, if a bit kitschy. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was amazing. The black and white loungers and canopy at the pool made you feel like a visiting cousin of a 1890s steel baron. The jazz age style bar is amazing, and Chaz, the manager and bartender, provided great service (and drinks). The mansion is beautiful and patios are perfect for lounging. One suggestion would be to replace... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband planned a last minute birthday trip for us. Just a few days. Was looking good for something nicer than a hotel room but not a bed and breakfast. He cam upon Maxwell Mansion. The rooms are absolutely beautiful. Lovely gardens and pool areas for relaxing. Staff very friendly. Would definitely recommend to friends or family looking for a... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place is perfect for a couple's weekend getaway. It is very quaint and cute. The staff were very accommodating and helpful. We chose to stay in the carriage house because we liked the style/look of those rooms better. It has a more modern farmhouse style rather than the Victorian style of the main mansion.. Barn-door bathroom door, whiskey barrel... More 

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

My wife,family and I stayed at the mansion recently. What a treat! the place was beautiful.Super friendly ,professional service and staff.The rooms were all classic and reminded me of a gone by era.A nice pool for afternoon sun and a cozy bar with Abraham,the barman taking good care of you. I would recommend for anyone visiting the area to spend... More 

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Crystal Lake, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I visited the Maxwell Mansion for a work offsite meeting. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. The rooms were beautiful and everyone raved about how comfortable the bed is. The room was beautiful and clean. While we visited our group had cocktails in the speak easy downstairs. It was a great visit and I will definitely go back. If... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maxwell Mansion

Address: 421 Baker St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-2083 (Formerly Golden Oaks Mansion)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Lake Geneva
Price Range: $184 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Maxwell Mansion 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Golden Oaks Mansion Hotel Lake Geneva
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