Hotels in Lake Geneva (area), Switzerland - your base to discover the city.
Lake Geneva HotelsCruise across the open water of sparkling Lake Geneva as you leave the leafy rural town behind, picnic on quiet shores with the feeling of soft white sand between your toes, or follow winding hiking trails as they lead through the verdant landscape of this pretty Wisconsin town. The wide streets that run through Lake Geneva are friendly and quiet. Traditional stores line the main shopping streets, with colorful facades and welcoming window displays. Forests creep towards the town’s edge, held back by the waters of the glimmering lake, and waterfront restaurants offer views of the lagoon from boardwalk terraces. Things to seeThe soft white sands of Lake Geneva’s Riviera Beach runs along the quiet beachfront road of Wrigley Drive. The pier juts into the cool waters of the lake, where ferries float gracefully waiting for their cargo of passengers to board. Jetties for private craft float out into deeper water, and fishing and sailing craft bob on the gentle waves. Just north of Lake Geneva, the Walworth County Fairgrounds is a near 100 acre plot of land in the neighboring town of Elkhorn. Live acts play here when the fair comes to town and major stars have graced its stage. Horse races still form part of this annual event, galloping across the arid landscape for a winner-takes all prize. Nearby, the Moose Mountain Falls Waterpark is an indoor and outdoor watery adventure, where you can speed through tunnels of fast flowing water, or relax and float around winding lazy rivers, soaking up the heat of the Wisconsin sun. Hotels in Lake GenevaSurrounded by verdant landscapes, and occasionally edging popular golf courses, mid-range hotels in Lake Geneva are a favorite choice with travelers. Large guest rooms with plenty of floor space provide a chance to relax, and with all the hectic activities going on in this pretty inland town, some peace and quiet might be just what you need come evening time. You’ll have private bathrooms, flat-screen televisions, and WiFi in many of them, but you’ll still get a high standard of accommodation in discount hotel too. Recognizable motel chains have opened their doors here, and a few French-colonial inns offer comfortable rooms and there are bed and breakfasts boasting home-style charm. Where to stayThe leafy avenues of Lake Geneva are edged with wide verges and landscaped lawns. Pretty shiplap houses with rooftop terraces giveaway the history of this old town, and on Broad Street, independent shops line the broad boulevards, housing quaint cafés and old fashioned hardware stores. Over to the west, the tranquil town of Delavan is a of picture serenity. Single family homes are old fashioned, but well-kept, and vast parks create a feeling of space. Hotels in Lake Geneva put you close to the shopping, on North 2nd Street, where the red bricked road runs past village cafés and historic barber’s stores.How to get to Lake GenevaThe easiest international airport to use if you’re planning to visit Lake Geneva, is the Chicago/Rockford International Airport, a little to the southwest. There’s no direct route to Lake Geneva otherwise, but you can get to this pretty lakeside town by overland bus or hire car. While you’re in town, nearly everything is accessible on foot, and some of the towns around the lake can be visited by ferry, meaning you don’t have to go to the trouble of hiring a car if you’d rather not.