McConnell Inn

497 S Lawson Dr , Green Lake, WI 54941 USA (Show map)


Unwind in a superbly restored Victorian Inn with today's touches. Jacuzzis and fireplaces provide comfort for guests year-round. Enjoy warm hospitality and delicious, full breakfasts prepared by Mary-Jo, a pastry chef. DISCOVER WHY McCONNELL INN HAS BEEN A WISCONSIN FAVORITE FOR OVER 30 YEARS!

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Innkeepers: Mary-Jo and Scott Johnson



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Wonderful Getaway

5 on April 23, 2016

We live in Ripon, but had a one night getaway for our anniversary. Mary-Jo and Scott were wonderful -- really accommodating. The house is gorgeous and the breakfast was fabulous. We will definitely make it a point to get back to this quintessential Inn very soon. Highly recommend.

Lovely Time

5 on April 06, 2016

Just the relaxing get-away we needed! Our room was lovely and breakfast was delicious.

Rick & Vija's Valentine Anniversary

5 on February 18, 2016

We had the suite on the third floor. It was huge and ever so lovely. Quiet, private, warm and cozy. We plan to return in the summer.

Pleasant weekend interlude

4.8 on November 30, 2015

Spent a Saturday night at the Inn. The room was nice and the bathroom had just been remodeled and the shower was wonderful! The Inn has been completely refurbished and it is obvious the owners have taken great pains to make sure the details have been attended to over the years.

Pleasant Interlude

4.8 on November 19, 2015

Chose this inn because of the location. We stayed there after spending time in Oshkosh. The house has been completely renovated. The room we stayed in recently had the bathroom renovated. The ginger pancakes we had for breakfast were outstanding. Mary Jo was helpful with directions to a couple of places we wanted to visit. It was a nice place to just relax.

Wonderful stay

5 on November 08, 2015

What a lovely place the Mc Connell Inn is! We so enjoyed our stay and will definitely come back again. Love the location; love the house; and the food and hospitality were awesome!

best of Greenlake

5 on September 14, 2015

The Finest Stay i've ever had, excelent Location.

First timer charmed!

5 on September 13, 2015

Had never been to a B&B and this was a great experience! The rooms were very cute and comfy. Mary Jo made an excellent breakfast every morning. Loved it and will stay any time we visit!


5 on August 31, 2015

It was very nice. The room was really nice and clean.

A 5-star weekend!

5 on June 29, 2015

A clean, convenient and absolutely charming Inn and an excellent value! The Hosts were delightful, and the breakfasts...gourmet. A 5 star experience that we would be glad to repeat!

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Rooms & Rates

Master Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

Turret Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $119 - $139

Dartford Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $119 - $139

Bayside Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $99 - $119

Lac Verde Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $99 - $119

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Location Type

Lakefront, Small town


Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) 70 miles

Directions to property:

From Chicago/Milwaukee Take I-94 North to Hwy 41 into Milwaukee. On the South side of Milwaukee, take the 894 by-pass around Milwaukee to Hwy 45 North, which will turn back into Hwy 41. Take the Johnson Street/Hwy 23 exit in Fond du Lac. Turn left and follow Hwy 23 West. Continue on Hwy 23 for 25 miles. At stop light turn left onto Cty Road A. Continue to 2nd right and turn onto South Street. Continue on South Street 1.5 miles. We are located on the corner of South Street and S. Lawson Drive. From Green Bay Take Hwy 41 South to Oshkosh, then take Hwy 44 West, then Hwy 91 West to Berlin. In Berlin, take a left on South Street/Hwy 49. Follow Hwy 49 South to Green Lake. Cross Hwy 23 and turn right onto South Street. Continue on South Street 1.5 miles. into Green Lake. We are located on the corner of South Street and S. Lawson Drive. From Madison Take 151 North to Highway 73 North, and then Hwy 23 East to Green Lake. Turn right onto Business 23, also known as South Lawson Drive, into Green Lake. We are located on the corner of South Street and S. Lawson Drive.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, golf courses, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Desk, Piano, Telephone

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Birding, Ice Fishing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 2PM
  • Check Out:: 11AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only smoking on front porch only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on weekends, May - October
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 nights lodging
  • Cancellations: 14 days notice for full refund. Less than 14 days, we will refund deposit, minus a $20 service charge, only if we are able to re-rent the room.



Mary-Jo and Scott Johnson

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About the innkeepers

Hosting guests at the McConnell Inn for 29 years.

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  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , gluten-free

Signature Dish

Apple Cheese Pancakes
This is a unique recipe that uses cottage cheese in the batter. Most guests cannot discern the cheeese in the pancake, but with the fresh grated apples, it makes for a hearty breakfast.