9 Best Bed and Breakfasts In Lake Geneva, Wisconsin - Updated 2023

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Feel like the old riches at least for a week when you stay in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The place used to be home to super-wealthy Chicago residents, whose Gilded Age mansions on the shore path give the resort city its irresistible charm today. The city is bounded on the northeast bay by Geneva Lake, so sunrises and sunsets tend to be the most majestic anywhere in the area. Enjoy the simple pleasures of life, and bask in the shimmering sun or delight in the warm glow of the afternoon sky. Splurge in the luxurious spas around the city. Check out our suggestions below for the best bread and breakfasts in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

1. A charming inn suitable for a romantic getaway (from USD 169)

Seven Oaks Inn is popular among couples who want to steal some quality time together away from work and kids. With a location at the heart of olden trees near the lakefront, it truly is an escape from the hustle of corporate life and parenthood. Wilmot Mountain is just 21 km (13 mi) away from the inn. A typical day can start by walking hand in hand with your loved one in the lush garden. Follow it up with romantic horseback riding, hiking, boating, and skiing. As the sun sets, you can go to Alpine Valley Music Theater, which is just 17 km (10.6 mi) away. The day ends with coffee or tea at the patio or by the private stone fireplace. The suites have a two-person spa bath and a 32-inch flat-screen TV. The bathrooms are luxurious, fitted with a heated floor and provided with a heated towel bar. There is also free Wifi and a complimentary continental breakfast every day.

2. Homey lodging with a friendly canine host

Tourists looking for homier accommodations are booking Lizzies Lodgings 2. The residential house is built in 1845, and the host serves light breakfast on the deck. What’s more—you’ll be greeted by a dog upon arrival. She may be a little doubtful at first, but all she wants is a tousle on her head and a small scratch on the belly. It will be like coming to your own home even if you’re far away on a vacation. Travelers stay upstairs in either of the two bedrooms with a shared bath. It’s an old house, so you better not be surprised about the old-fashioned tub with a hand shower, but it’s all part of the experience. The place has a refrigerator, iron, and ironing board for your convenience. While Lizzies Lodgings 2 is undeniably an antique house, it is located near a Starbucks. Parking won’t be a concern since the house has its own inside the premises or out front.

Lizzies Lodgings 2
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
22 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cute space with beautiful patio & garden space to enjoy breakfast
dee was wonderful breakfast on the patio was delicious as well
we were very comfortable both nights of our stay
Cleanliness:
the room is clean and very charming
Host:
dee was a great host
dee is an amazing host and so kind
friendly & helpful host thanks so much for having me
dee is an outstanding host; she is thoughtful easy-going and goes above and beyond to accommodate
Location:
the house is within an easy walking distance of downtown
delightful historic house easy walking distance to the center of town
the location is perfect walking to the beach and downtown main street in lake geneva
we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to from her home the location is perfect
awesome location and she was very accommodating too
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3. A favorite accommodation by women who love some pampering (from USD 175)

This private accommodation is popular among female travelers because of all the pampering they get from the couple who owns the place—starting from the welcome cheese and meat tray to the daily breakfast. Their dog is too irresistible as well. And, as if having an adorable couple and a cute dog as hosts isn’t enough, the B&B is just within a few steps from the lake. Choices of rooms include the Master Suite with one king-size bed attached to a bath and a private porch; a Queen Bee room with turned spindle four-poster queen bed and a shared hall bath; and the Honeycomb room with a newly updated Parliament paneled queen bed, loveseat, faux fireplace, and view overlooking the backyard.

Honeycomb - HumbleBnB Lake Geneva
68 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the extra bathroom amenities were a nice touch
excellent breakfast and terrific hosts
zeus was the perfect gentlemen and knew he wasn’t supposed to be by the table
our room was charming and comfortable
beth and her husband are super friendly easy to talk to and we felt comfortable and welcomed
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
the bnb was clean and organized
the room was very clean and comfortable
the room was clean and well-decorated
the room was quiet clean and comfy
Host:
they were highly responsive to our reservation request
the hosts were friendly and communicative
so charming and the hosts even better
beth and jeff were wonderful hosts
the owners of this bed & breakfast are the most down to earth genuine friendly people
Location:
wonderful location close to everything
great location and quiet
the location within lake geneva was perfect close to everything
it is a great location to the downtown area
great location this is a great place for a get away to lake geneva
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4. A rustic room near outdoor activities and attractions (from USD 207)

Ye Olde Manor House is a bed and breakfast with eight guestrooms—the Oak Room is one of those. Why is it called the Oak Room? It’s because the charm of the room lies in its oakwood interior designs. The oakwood creates a warm ambiance made more soothing by the overlooking view of the garden. Travelers sleep on a tall double bed and relax in the room’s large private full bath. There is free Wifi, along with a complimentary drink and gourmet breakfast, AC, and blowdryer. Elsewhere in the house are antique pieces. Stepping out will take you to a 3-acre (1.2-hectare) landscape. Walking a few blocks, you’ll find golf courses and hiking, biking, and ski sites. Just across Ye Olde Manor House Oak Room is the 900-acre (897.5-hectare) Lauderdale Lakes, where guests can go boating. The best time to visit is during summer months when there are antique fairs, car shows, and horse shows.

Ye Olde Manor House Oak Room
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was extremely comfortable and the breakfast was so delicious we’ll definitely be staying again
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and everything was great
Host:
the hosts were extremely accommodating and the breakfast was delicious
karen and john were great hosts and we had a very relaxed and cozy stay
they were super helpful and gave us information about the town
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5. Spacious bedroom with easy access to indoor pool (from USD 247)

This charming space is one of the eight rooms at Ye Olde Manor House Oak Room. The room is located on the first floor and has a king-size bed and a private full bath with a walk-in bathroom. It’s the choice among guests who want to mingle with other guests and make new friends during their stay. The room has easy access to the dining area, where you can enjoy daily complimentary breakfast, and the atrium with satellite TV, DVD players, and a library filled with books and old DVDs. Guests won’t have problems accessing the indoor heated pool. Outside is the view of the house’s 3-acre (1.2-hectare) landscaped surroundings.

The Terrace View Room
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was amazing and they are extremely accommodating
Host:
karen and john were amazing hosts
karen and her husband are outstanding hosts
karen and john are amazing hosts they described all the various activities and restaurant recommendations nearby
Location:
the location is great just a 10 or so minute drive to lake geneva
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6. Bill Murray's home in "Groundhog Day" (from USD 185)

Old Oak Room has been popular among Bill Murray fans because this was his home in the movie “Groundhog Day.” Don’t worry, you won’t be living the curse of having to relive the same day over and over. Instead, you’ll be treated to a self-guided Groundhog Day Walking Tour. The inn is an elegant Victorian house restored to accommodate modern amenities, such as en suite cable and smart TVs. Continental breakfast is served upon request, and guests can relax to a massage by an on-site therapist. Guests can also fill their stomachs with locally sourced food prepared by the resident cooks.

Old Oak Suite @ Cherry Tree Inn B&B
Woodstock, Illinois, United States
7 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
everything was charming comfy clean and literally wonderful
Host:
it's a charming home with the perfect hosts
the hosts were super helpful made me feel right at home
all of the extra touches provided by the hosts make it even more special of a stay
super clean wonderful food and friendly hosts that go over and beyond to make your getaway special
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7. A big room with a window seat for viewing a garden and pond (from USD 247)

Pond View Room is one of the eight rooms in Ye Olde Manor House. The beauty of choosing this room is that it offers a complete view of the house’s goldfish pond, along with the expansive garden. It has a window seat specifically for that purpose. Guests will be sleeping in an air-conditioned room, on a California king-size bed, and will be bathing in a private full bathroom complete with a blowdryer. There is free Wifi as well as complimentary breakfast. A 15-minute walk will take guests to golf courses and areas fit for hiking, biking, and skiing. There are also antique shops, quaint restaurants, and wineries close by. Walking a little farther will take guests to Lauderdale Lakes, where they can indulge in a whole day of boating.

Ye Olde Manor House Pond View Room
Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States
5 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and well maintained showing an attention to detail and customer experience rarely seen
Host:
karen and john were wonderful hosts breakfast was delicious
such kind and genuine hosts beautiful estate made-from-scratch breakfast
Location:
it was the perfect place for our weekend getaway
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8. Modern room near a lake (from USD 155)

If you’re looking for a rustic place without having to worry about some modern amenities you can’t live without, Kettle Moraine Cottage B&B’s Garden Room is the one for you. The room is furnished with a standard, full-size antique bed, free Wifi, a TV, and a small refrigerator. You’ll have the bathroom, the air-jet tub, and locally homemade soaps all to yourself. After your pampering, you’ll be able to step out to an area where you can hike, kayak, and swim. Walk alone or with your loved one along Eagle Springs Lake, Old World Wisconsin, and thousands of acres of the forested landscape. The next day, you’ll be waking up to a homemade breakfast served on the deck especially for you.

Kettle Moraine Cottage B&B Garden Room
Eagle, Wisconsin, United States
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great cottage the garden room was comfortable with an air-jet tub for two
definitely wake hungry for a multi-course breakfast
this place is great very cozy and lovely amenities
unique décor that fits very well with the theme of the room
jerry was very accommodating and gave a nice history of the cottage and room
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and the bed was very comfortable
Host:
kind and attentive hosts
jerry is a wonderful and attentive host (but not overbearing) and his place is quite charming
Location:
it was the perfect place to get away and just chill
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9. A vintage accommodation with modern furnishings

You’ll be traveling back a century when you stay in this enchanted hot tub suite, known for its distinctly Victorian architecture and antique interiors. The house is 115 years old, nestled right in the heart of Court House Hill. The olden residence sits alongside the many historic mansions in a neighborhood known as the City of Parks. It has a front wraparound porch complete with swing and wicker chairs. Even with the rich history in its neighborhood, the suite has AC, Wifi, a mini-fridge, and a microwave so guests will still have the modern conveniences that they are used to back in the city. You can also request for a full breakfast at an additional fee.

Garden Tub Suite
Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
91 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
when we arrived downstairs she had a full delicious breakfast prepared
my room was both comfortable and beautiful
adorable place with quaint decor and a delicious breakfast
the room was huge
there were two other ladies staying the same night and we enjoyed having breakfast with them
Cleanliness:
michelle has an awesome place the room was very nice and clean
the room and bathroom is very spacious and beautiful
had a great bath and sleep and the room was nice and tidy
Host:
she was very helpful and friendly
she is a very thoughtful host and paid careful attention to detail
a beautiful house and a great host would return 10/10
michelle is a great host and her house is seriously awesome
i'd say the room was beautiful the bathroom spacious and the host accommodating
Location:
the location is perfect to go to
the breakfast was delicious great location less than ten minutes away from downtown restaurants and shops
janesville is adorable with lots of cute shops quite close to michelle’s place
michelle recommended interesting activities and wonderful places to eat
if you are looking for a place to relax this is it
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Fall in love with Lake Geneva

Tony Bennett may be singing of how he left his heart in San Francisco, but it won’t be long before a visitor in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, could pen a similar tune. After all, it is not hard to fall in love with the place. It has a rich history spoken by rows of century-old houses—of which some were included in this list of top bed and breakfasts in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The places we listed above are just your first steps on what lies ahead of your journey in the Newport of the West. These B&Bs are your doors to unforgettable tourist attractions and outdoor activities on land and water all year round.

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