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The French Country Inn has roots dating to the late 1800s. And in the 1920s, as the Lake Como Hotel, it served as a hideout for Chicago gangsters including Bugs Moran and the infamous Al Capone. Local lore tells of secret tunnels below it! Come experience this historic destination for yourself on your next Wisconsin vacation!... more
Noted for outstanding architectural, historical, and artistic significance, is the only landmark of its kind offering overnight accommodations in Lake Geneva. The architecture is a fine example of pre-Civil War homes in Lake Geneva with the exterior blending elements of Greek Revival and Italianate in High Victorian style.... more
In 1883 this was the site of Gypsy Lodge, the summer estate for a Chicago businessman A.H. Button. Today, The Geneva Inn has been rebuilt to mimic the lodge's original style and you can learn about other historical Lake Geneva buildings during guided tours on the lake or around the 21-mile Wisconsin shore path.... more
The Don Q. Inn itself is made of timber and brick work from the southern Wisconsin area, and its lobby is adorned with 16 antique barber chairs. Stay in a 135-year-old church steeple in The Steeple room or tour the onsite 1954 area cargo plane!... more