Top 10 Themed Hotels In Wisconsin, USA - Updated 2024

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Say cheese because you’ll be smiling a lot when vacationing in Wisconsin. Located between two great lakes (Michigan and Superior), there is something for everyone here. Plus, it is perfect for families. There’s an abundance of nature like the beaches, Apostle Island, hiking trails, and cherry farms. Arts and culture are also booming here. If you are a foodie, you will not be disappointed as the state is dubbed the supper-club king and cheese-making capital. From Madison all the way north to Sturgeon Bay, there’s never-ending fun! Make your trip unforgettable by booking your stay at one of the themed hotels in Wisconsin, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel, Wisconsin Dells (from USD 67)

With three indoor pools, an arcade, and a spa tub, Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel is a themed hotel perfect for families. Each of its elegant rooms offers a private bathroom, a coffee maker, a microwave, and ironing facilities. You can also relax in the air-conditioned room while watching your favourite shows on its 40-inch flat-screen TV or surfing the web with the WiFi provided.

A free parking space is also available for guests with a car. For your convenience, this accommodation offers laundry facilities and housekeeping services. Together with your loved ones, you can drop by its picnic area and relax over some grilled barbecue.

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Atlantis Family Waterpark Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 1570 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy
68.17 km (42.4 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools are definitely geared toward a younger crowd
this is a clean and simple hotel
very pleased with the cleanliness of facilities and friendliness of staff
staff are always very helpful
location was perfect as well
nice place for younger kids
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2. Hotel Indigo - Madison Downtown (from USD 203)

If you’re looking for a pet-friendly themed hotel around the area, consider staying at Hotel Indigo - Madison Downtown. It features colorful murals and invites you to its cosy rooms with a refrigerator, an air-conditioning unit, and a private bathroom. For business travellers, you can take advantage of its banquet facilities and business centre if you’re seeking a designated workspace where you can focus.

You can also drop by the hotel’s fitness centre and break some sweat. Also, don’t forget to check out the in-house bar and grab some drinks during the day.

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Hotel Indigo - Madison Downtown, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 901 East Washington
3.32 km (2.1 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

3. Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark, Lake Geneva (from USD 221)

Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark is a relaxing getaway with its two fancy outdoor pools and spa facilities. In the rooms, you can relax in its airy living space, use its dining area, and get cozy by the indoor fireplace. For entertainment, cable TV and WiFi are provided as well.

You can attend the yoga classes held at the hotel’s fitness centre. But if you want to explore the area, visit the Geneva Lake Museum of History situated 2.5 kilometres (1.55 miles) from the place. The vibrant Riviera Beach is only 2.9 kilometres (1.80 miles) from the property.

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Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 7020 Grand Geneva Way
93.52 km (58.2 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

4. Brewhouse Inn and Suites, Milwaukee (from USD 169)

What used to be a brewery is now remodelled to be a cosy inn located in Milwaukee. Inside, the brewery’s history is mingled with modern amenities. There are six different types of suites (all non-smoking) to choose from: from a queen studio suite that fits two to a deluxe queen suite that fits six. The hotel comes off as edgy, industrial, and rough, befitting its history. Check out the outdoor beer garden and restaurant on site. All bookings come with complimentary breakfast. Its location is strategic, with BMO Harris Bradley Centre just a 12-minute walk away. Harley-Davidson Museum, Miller Park, and Milwaukee Art Museum are close by too.

Stayed at this property?

Brewhouse Inn and Suites

Address: 1215 North 10th Street
114.63 km (71.3 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

5. Wausau Stoney Creek, Rothschild (from USD 95)

Rothschild is the perfect place to holiday with the whole family. If you are ready to get your boots dirty in the wild or simply get wet at the waterpark, don’t miss staying at Wausau Stoney Creek when you’re in town. Enter into this cabin lookalike and check out the deer hunters’ catch at almost every corner of the hotel. The rooms are decorated in a minimalistic but homey way and come complete with a tea/coffee maker, a microwave, and a flat-screen television with cable channels. There is a swimming pool, hot tub, and fitness centre for all guests to use as well. Get discounted passes to the 50,000 square-foot (4,645.1 square meters) waterpark and lazy river with your stay.

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Stoney Creek Hotel Wausau - Rothschild

8.1 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 1100 Imperial Avenue
198.75 km (123.5 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

6. The Iron Horse Hotel, Milwaukee (from USD 179)

Rumble, rumble, the modern iron horse sounds. Located close to Harley-Davidson Museum, The Iron Horse Hotel is the expression of the grit and spirit of the locals. The industrial-themed hotel, fitted with exposed blobs of iron as art pieces, is one you’d want to spend at least one night at. If you are a biker, you’d love the details that include custom hooks for hanging heavy leathers and a bench for storing boots and helmets and covered motorcycle parking. Four room types can fit either two or four pax. Before you head out to munch on their famous cheese, dine at Smyth Restaurant or The Yard. You can also drink up at BRANDED Bar.

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The Iron Horse Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 500 W Florida Street
115.42 km (71.8 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

7. Don Q Inn, Dodgeville (from USD 84)

Here in Dodgeville, adventure will become your heartbeat. If you are here as a family or as a romantic couple, take the opportunity to stay at Don Q Inn. It is an interesting inn that looks like a large farmhouse from the outside, but the rooms tell a different story. There are standard rooms and themed rooms that will stun you. It ranges from Princess of China vibes to the Flintstones. All rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower, fridge, and flat-screen television. However, the star of the show has got to be the Boeing C-97 parked adjacent to the hotel. Tours are conducted every weekend.

Stayed at this property?

Don Q Inn

6.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 3658 Wisconsin 23 Trunk
66.2 km (41.2 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Games room Free parking

8. The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee (from USD 170)

It is a blend of old historical splendour with modern artistic flair but all luxury nonetheless. The Pfister Hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Milwaukee Art Museum and other popular landmarks in the city. You can admire the ceiling paintings, chandeliers, carpeting that merges with the abstract decor at the public areas. Enter your room and rest well in immaculate grandeur the rooms. Bathroom amenities consist of spa products and a hairdryer. Make time to enjoy the indoor pool and gym too. The Mason Street Grill serves must-try wood-grilled steaks, sandwiches, and homemade desserts.

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The Pfister Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 424 E Wisconsin Ave
116.2 km (72.3 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

9. Kinn Guesthouse, Milwaukee (from USD 211)

Modern and artistic, any guest would love to spend the night at Kinn Guesthouse. All the notable sites are not too far from here with Miller Park just 10 kilometres (6.2 miles), University Wisconsin-Milwaukee at 13 kilometres (8.1 miles), and Lake Michigan at 0.4 kilometres (0.2 miles) away. There are eight types of suites that can fit two to four people. The large windows in each room make it a very bright and comfortable place to stay. There is a bar on site, and if you’d like to make a meal, there is a shared kitchen available for guests to use.

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Kinn Guesthouse Bay View

Wifi Available

Address: 2535 South Kinnickinnic Avenue
116.95 km (72.7 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

Other themed accommodations

10. Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells (from USD 149)

You are guaranteed a family fun time at Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Hotels. All rooms designed to fit families with children. Costly decorated akin to a lodge, it is raw but extremely homey. The lodge is located close to many family-fun attractions such as Kalahari Indoor Water Park, Crystal Grand Music Theatre, and Wisconsin Deer Park. There are three indoor swimming pools for you to frolic in and don’t forget to use the seasonal outdoor pool and barbecue if you are visiting during the summer months. Parents, if you are looking for relaxation, the full-service spa that offers mani-pedis, facial treatments, and full-body massages will delight you.

Stayed at this property?

Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1400 Great Wolf Dr
64.45 km (40.1 mi) from Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

Travel is diversified in Wisconsin

No matter where you travel around Wisconsin, there is surely something interesting to taste, fun to experience, and good to hear. The patchwork of culture, food, and interests of the locals will make you fall in love with the state. Having a comfortable accommodation to relax and unwind from the day’s adventures are recommended and we suggest you book one of these fantastic themed hotels.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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