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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms were great. two blocks from the lake. you can walk almost everywhere in the area. The room we had was so much fun. Great steam shower (you will see the pics). Down the street is a diner, McDonalds, Culvers, and a 1/4 of a mile walk and you are at all the restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin?! My husband travels for work for weeks at a time all over the world; Paris, Italy, Prague, Vienna, all 5-star hotels, resorts and quaint little villas...The Maxwell Mansion is right up there with all of them! We were greeted by Beth who couldn't be sweeter if she tried! We stayed in the "Horse stables" but Beth... More 

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Sterling, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place to stay! Our bed was comfortable and the noise level was non existent. Would definitely come back! Beth was very polite and attentive when we arrived. Showed us the landmarks of the property, directed us to our room and offered her assistance should we need it. A short walk from downtown! we were able to walk to... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot recommend this place enough! Beautifully done! The house is a step back to an amazing time, and the stables are so chic! We felt like royalty! Beth was the perfect hostess, answering all of our questions and helping us with a reservation issue. This serene oasis is within walking distance of everything Lake Geneva is known for. Well done... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for our anniversary this summer. There are no words to describe this BEAUTIFUL property! The mansion is gorgeous, and you can tell that it is well maintained, and walking in you feel like you are walking right into The Great Gatsby. I don't feel like the pictures do this place justice. Our favorite spot... More 

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Hernando, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place looked adorable, called several times seeking an adjoining room to rent for a week! I was excited. Advertised they were pet friendly. They knew I had a large dog (75 lbs) from day 1. The day I booked they said "no dogs over 25 lbs". WHAT?? I was shocked. It's sorta comical since my big dog doesn't jump on... More 

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2 Thank Karla G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 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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1 Thank Alex C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $223 - $358 (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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