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French Country Inn

Highway 50 West , Lake Geneva, WI 53147 USA (Show map)
4.0
6 Reviews
$95 - $295
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~The French Country Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Wisconsin's famous Geneva Lakes area on the south shore of Lake Como. The Lake Geneva area is both romantic and picturesque with its lazy winding country roads filled with many fine old homes and mansions. ~We take pride in offering our guests a 34 room retreat, beautifully restored in the tradition of fine European inns. Rooms feature fireplaces, armoires, whirlpools and balconies only 15 feet from the shore of the lake with gorgeous views and spectacular sunsets.

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Services3.8
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.0
  • Dining4.0

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Cozy and charming!

5 on April 04, 2013

Best Bed & Breakfast in Lake Geneva. Breathtaking views, cozy, charming, warm and friendly staff and great rates. Try it... you will love to stay at this great hideaway!


Getting away from it all

4.4 on September 11, 2012

Just had the most wonderful weekend at the French Country Inn. Our room wsa great, dinner at the restaurant superb, the band at the bar Saturday night was a blast and the setting beautiful. Can't wait to go back!! Anita & Marty


Not a B&B

1.0 on March 06, 2012

Got stabbed by springs popping out of the mattress. Towels smelled sour. The so called Fine Cuisine restaurant served mussels full of sand. Breakfast? Only available from 8-9 but they won't let you in until 8:15 only to be greated by frozen danish, instant coffee with cereal and milk on a 8ft table with plastic ware. Definitely not worth the $200.00 a night. You chould easily spend half the price with better service at the Comfort inn up the road,


Charming To The Maximum

5 on July 11, 2011

I just visited The French Country Inn in Lake Geneva, WI, and it was wonderful. From the very beginning of making reservations, continued throughout check-out, the cozy in made us feel special. I took my "now fiance" to the lake for what was just supposed to be just a romantic weekend getaway, and we were amazed from the winding road that led right to breath-taking views of the lakefront inn. It wasn't until later that we didn't know that wasn't the great "Geneva lake" (Lake Como, actually...) that everyone talks about. We wouldn't have known the difference, because we were that impressed with the surroundings. The Innkeeper gave me wonderful advice during my initial call for reservations, and was caring and excited right along with me. With dinner recommendations of what ended up being a spectacular dinner at Kirsch's, which has "romantic fireplaces, charming private dining rooms, a tri-level lakeside deck and patio, and panoramic sunset views", the innkeeper even gave advice on romantic spots to pop the big question. Her advice was right, the moment and atmosphere was perfect! She even rejoiced with us at check-out, excited that the answer was yes! Later, I was sad to hear that Kirsch's is closing in October. This place was a wonderful addition to our stay, and whoever runs/chef at this place should definitely open another restaurant somewhere else. The food was that good. Each room had it's own walk-out to the "lakefront deck where you can sit outside and appreciate the sunsets and tree lined shores". I sat there for quite a while, just enjoying the marvelous view. To sum it up, we had a very memorable time in a place that might get overlooked in the shuffle of people who want to be right in the middle of everything. We felt like it was perfect for those who like being tucked away a bit. We will definitely be back to visit!


The Perfect Escape

4.2 on June 30, 2008

We booked a two-night stay in one of the luxury rooms (L'Auberge room 123) and absolutely loved it. Right on the lake, we had a gorgeous view of the water and French doors that led out to our own little sitting area. We were so instantly relaxed by the setting, we spent the whole first afternoon just reading books outside under the shade of a tree. As for the accommodations, it felt more like having our own townhouse than a room. It was spacious, with a beautiful two-person whirlpool and a large shower. There's a nice-sized fridge in the room, so definitely pick up some wine and cheese to enjoy the sunset! The staff was super-friendly. The one small problem we had - the pool wasn't open - was quickly remedied. The front desk reimbursed us for day pool passes we purchased to a resort next door. The restaurant on site is really charming, especially out on the patio at night. There's probably not a more beautiful outdoor place to eat in Lake Geneva. It is a little expensive, but the food is absolutely top-notch, and elegantly approachable for all kinds of tastes. French Country Inn is a great place to escape the city stress and enjoy your own little piece of the lake. It can be romantic, relaxing, active, or fun, depending on what you make of it. We loved that it had all the charming details of a B&B, with all the modern amenities and privacy of hotel. Just a few minute drive to downtown Lake Geneva, you can really enjoy everything the area has to offer by staying here. We will definitely be back!


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Location

Location Type

Lakeside, Small town

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Video Arcade, Water sports

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Video Arcade, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Please ask IK for details
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Only on weekends (May 15 - Oct.31)
  • Cancellations: 72 hrs.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Mary Haggermaker

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Breakfast basket

  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

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Highway 50 West , Lake Geneva, WI 53147 USA (Show map)

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