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Baker House Hotel
Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Lake Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Deerfield, Illinois
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10 reviews
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“The best getaway around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

The Baker House transports you back in time to the 1920s and the effect is magical. The hotel is beautiful, mostly original fixtures, floorings, furniture, all restored to pristine condition. The staff dresses the part, and couldn't have been more wonderful. The room we had was the nicest hotel room I've EVER had, AND, we had our own butler! The hospitality is beyond, and the food is great. One of the coolest places we've ever been.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Valparaiso, Indiana USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

My wife and just returned home from a great two-night stay at Baker House. We hadn't been to Lake Geneva in many years, so I checked in with Tripadvisor and found that Baker House was the well-deserved number one place to stay. The B&B is housed in a beautifully restored 19th century mansion on the shores of Lake Geneva and walking distance to town. The owner-host, as well as the staff went out of their way to make us comfortable. Each morning a delicious breakfast of hot coffee, juice, assorted fresh fruit and fantastic croissants were delivered to our room. On the second evening we had dinner in their first floor restaurant, which is open to the public. The food was outstanding. They have a great wine list with many available by the glass. All in all, we had a wonderful and relaxing stay and would return in a heartbeat. Note: Baker House opened for business less than a year ago, which partly explains why there are not that many reviews posted. I think another reason is because the owner did not ask, hint or otherwise request us to make a review on Tripadvisor, which at other inns has become an all too common request of us.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Hartland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

My wife and I stayed in the Versailles suite during January to get away from the stress of work and that is exactly what we did. The staff attended to our every need and our butler Jake made sure that we had whatever we needed. When we arrived we were given the tour of the restaurant and the upstairs and when we entered our room our butler had prepared the room with the lights dimmed and the fireplace lit. Our first day we were the only guests so we had the run of the whole 2nd floor and had breakfast in a private dining room just outside our room, way cool. You have to stay in these rooms to believe them because I will not do them justice. Others have described the Versailles suite shower and it is one of the craziest over the top showers and I now need to install one at home just like this. There are more body jets than most whirlpool tubs and the steam system is really relaxing. Made the weekend. We ate dinner in the restaurant and the food was great and the staff was really helpful with making reservations for our 2nd night out. Overall this was one of the most relaxing getaways we have had in a long tm end can’t wait to give the Baker House a try when the weather is a lot warmer. Thank you Jake, Katrina & Nick for all your help.

Room Tip: All the rooms here are fantastic and you can only pick a good one
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

My wife and I wanted a relaxing weekend to ourselves and needed to be pampered a bit. We absolutely got what we wanted in the Baker House. Our "butler" was fantastic and was available morning, noon, and night. The room was great but the best part was that we had the 2nd floor den, sitting area, and dining area to ourselves, along with the other guests who were staying there (3 other rooms). The food from the downstairs "restaurant" was amazing.
We would stay at Baker House again without hesitation!!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2012

Try the Champagne Room for a sultry, sumptuous feeling. Request a private butler, or absolute privacy. Express your personal wishes on the bathrooom chalkboard. Read in the library, or overlooking the lake. Enjoy life in a Victorian Mansion beautifuly situated on Lake Geneva. Breakfast is seved and the room appointed with loving attention to every detail.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Baker House Hotel
Address: 327 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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Region: United States > Wisconsin > Lake Geneva
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 15 Hotels in Lake Geneva
Price range (per night): $369 - $637
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Baker House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Indulge Yourself at Lake Geneva's MOST LUXURIOUS Boutique Hotel on the lake. Designed with a hint of vintage glamour, and a dash of old world aristocracy you will be completely swept away to a world of Gilded Age living within this decadent lake-front mansion. Every room has lake views and original working gas fireplace, stretch out across the signature "Baker House Bed" with King size, hand-made mattress by OSTERMOOR and travel back in time as you melt into the softest sheets you've ever experienced. Guests are provided with room service, private bar and lake view dining room as well as private Butler and exclusive access to the English gardens during the day and reserved garden pavilion for al fresco cocktails in the evening. The "Baker House Bath" is rumored to be ranked as one of the "Sexiest in America". Select between decadent steam showers built for 2 with rain head and multiple massaging sprays or submerse yourself in an over-sized soaking Jacuzzi tub with aromatic bath salts. All baths are equipped with heated marble floors, state-of-the-art Grohe fixtures and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. For your convenience and enjoyment, modern amenities of flat screen television with DirectTV, in room Wi-Fi, refrigerators, safes and hair dryers are standard in all rooms. BEST Panoramic Views, Lakefront Garden Lounge, Listed on the NATIONAL REGISTER of HISTORIC PLACES, 13 Original Fireplaces, Decadent Furnishings make the Mansion suites a truly memorable time for every guest. ... more   less 
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