Set along the southern shore of Lake Erie in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio, The Lakehouse Inn is a boutique hotel featuring bed-and-break style accommodations, quaint cottages and lovely amenities. The property is walking distance of the shops and eateries of “The Strip.”
Guests have the option to stay in the inn rooms, suites, cottages or beach house. All have cable TV, while some add microwaves, minifridges, electric fireplaces and a Jacuzzi tub. The cottages have a separate living room and full kitchen and a shared porch.
The Lakehouse Inn offers pampering treatments at its spa and a full-service winery onsite. There are also landscaped gardens and relaxing areas near the waterfront.
Mornings start with a full breakfast, while lunch and dinner is available at Crosswinds Grille featuring farm-to-table cuisine.
There are a variety of places to explore such as Geneva State Park Marina and Ashtabula County’s Covered Bridges, which are easily accessible via a short drive.
Guests liked the friendly welcome provided by pleasant, obliging and attentive hosts. There was also praise for the tasty food and cooked breakfasts served at the farm-to-table restaurant. The on-site winery was another plus for many travellers.
Scenic lakeside location was tranquil
The tranquil lakeside location of this property on the southern shores of Lake Erie in Ohio appealed to visitors. There was easy access to marinas for boating trips as well as beauty spots like Geneva State Park for hiking and biking trails. Drivers said the free parking was a bonus and added it was a doddle to reach golf courses, amusement parks and downtown Geneva. It was also within moderate driving distance of Cleveland. Furthermore, the village’s main strip was just a short walk away featuring parks, eateries and shops.
Pleasant lodgings and shared facilities
The private beach area was a hit with travellers as it was perfect for stone-skimming and lakeside strolls. The outdoor terrace overlooking the lake also appealed. Reviewers appreciated the choice of rooms, suites or cottages, often describing them as comfortable and well-cleaned with cosy beds. Visitors admired the lake views too. Budget-minded reviewers frequently felt they got good value for money as the accommodation was relatively affordable.
Free Wi-Fi problems
Occasionally, guests criticized the free Wi-Fi network for offering sluggish speeds or an unreliable signal in some areas of the property.
Food service slowdowns
Several critics mentioned that service in the restaurant was prone to some disorganization or slowing down during peak periods.
Shortcomings reported in several rooms
Critics sometimes struggled to regulate the room temperature or remarked that they found some of the standard rooms and bathrooms too small. Minor maintenance issues were occasionally reported in some rooms. These included tired-looking items of furniture and clogged drains.
Wellness / Spa
Free WiFi in public areas
Hand sanitizer provided
Online check in/check out
New safety protocols
Balcony (upon inquiry)
Free WiFi (rooms)
Food and beverage
Arrival / Departure
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 11:00
5653 Lake Road , 44041 , Lake Geneva , USA Telephone: +1(440)4668668 | Official Homepage