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Cove of Lake Geneva
Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Lake Geneva
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Place is convienient”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The Cove has the location which is good. The whole place needs a make over. I know they have gone through some management changes because the first group was stealing money out of there. The pool is good but usually cloudy. Sprechers Restaurant attached to hotel is very good. Fun kids atmosphere but all types of groups there. Not many options right there in downtown Lake Geneva so this will do.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
A C, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay. We are currently in the process of updating our bedding / kitchen supplies. We think this will give the rooms a fresh look and our guests a quality experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Todd
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Carpentersville, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

The Cove was the perfect spot for our family getaway. We were greeted with warm and friendly faces upon arrival. Even though we were a little early, the front desk staff provided us with a parking pass and pool keys. The kids’ pool provided a safe and entertaining environment for our 3.5 year old yet the atmosphere was suitable for all ages. We especially liked the DJ! A wristband was provided at check in and made it easy to charge food and beverage to our rooms. Everywhere you looked, a staff member was eager to assist (especially in the pool area). Kudos to the management for anticipating the needs of guests. The location to the beach and entertainment can’t be beat. We will definitely return to The Cove for our next mini vacation!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
We're glad your family enjoyed the weekend at the Cove. We hope to see you again this Fall. Todd
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New Lenox, Illinois
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95 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This is a nice to decent hotel for those who want a great spot in Lake Genva (relatively close to downtown, across street from the lake). Overall, the rooms were mostly clean, with minor wear and tear - just enough for this germaphobe to feel mostly comfortable.

My only complaint is one of the fresh towels had a red dot stain, which I automatically assume is blood. I took that towel along with the rest, called the front desk, notified of the situation, and they brought a fresh batch of towels within five minutes. Also, my in-laws had a room down the hall and their non-smoking room smelled like smoke.

We were there on a weekend, and there were a lot of groups of 20 year olds and bachelorette groups. Older adults might get annoyed with such large groups running around the lobby and pool area.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 26 July 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience at the Cove. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you in the near future. Todd
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Just returned from three days at the Cove. We had an Anchor suite on the second floor. It was great. Looks like some recent updates. Pool was awesome. As is the location. The onsite restaurant was very good. We were a little early to check inbut were given a parking pass. Since we were going to lunch we would come back. If by some chance the room was not ready we could get a pool pass. Highly recommended. Try Champs which is right on main st. About a block and a half away. Good beer and pub food selection. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 24 July 2014
Eileen, We're glad you noticed our new updates. We continue to plan new and exciting improvements at the Cove. We're pleased that your family enjoyed three days with us. Summer is not over yet and we look forward to seeing you soon! Todd
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We stayed Friday through Sunday and can't say enough good things about our stay. Check in was simple. We went to our room and found an overwhelming smoke odor and they moved us to another room without hesitation. The grounds are well kept, art activities are great for the kids, and the pool was filled with kind families....We will definitely be back!!Q!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 23 July 2014
Traveling-Party-of-Five, We're glad you enjoyed your weekend stay at the Cove. I'm sorry to hear of the issue with your first room but I'm pleased that we were able rectify the situation quickly. We pride ourselves in guest satisfaction and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Todd
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Niles, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Its been quite a while since I've been to lake Geneva. We just came back after a short stay at the Cove of Lake Geneva and must say I was impressed. The Suite was comfortable, roomy, and very reasonable for the price. We even made breakfast in the room with a little pre-planning. The staff is excellent, from the manager Cheryl who helped us all the way to the pool attendants. They were accommodating, friendly, helpful and professional. The location of this hotel/resort is convenient for walking to the pier or anywhere downtown. There were mostly families with kids staying here but it wasn't a problem for us. I highly recommend it if you plan on staying a night or the weekend. We will be back.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your recent stay at the Cove. We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Todd
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Monroe, Wi
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We stayed mid-week. Tues - Thursday and we're charged the "Midweek Special" which was a nice savigs over their normal prices. We called Tuesday morning and asked if we could check in earlr and was told that would not be a problem. We arrived at Noon and our room was ready as promised. The Anchor suite that we had overlooked the pool and was very nice. True, some items could use updating, but I really can't complain about the room. Great time- used the Pool on Wednesday and the Tiki Bar as well!! Great place to relax. Walk to everything!! I will definately return again.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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tbaior, General Manager at Cove of Lake Geneva, responded to this review, 22 July 2014
Jimpro, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Cove. We're glad you were able to take advantage of the midweek special. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Todd
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Property: Cove of Lake Geneva
Address: 111 Center St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147-2087
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Region: United States > Wisconsin > Lake Geneva
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Lake Geneva
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cove of Lake Geneva 3.5*
Number of rooms: 222
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set against the stunning shoreline of Geneva Lake and in the heart of town, The Cove of Lake Geneva is the ideal hotel for everything from girls shopping getaways and family vacations to romantic weekends and business travel. Guests will find exceptional comfort in our all-suite resort featuring the areas most exclusive setting, all within walking distance to Lake Geneva’s main attractions.The Cove proudly offers 222 spacious suites complete with all the amenities you need for an exceptional stay. Our all-suite resort features fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and spacious balconies or patios. Guests may choose from a variety of room suite options to suit your needs. ... more   less 
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