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The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My husband and I stayed recently at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, WI. We were most pleasantly surprised at every turn. The surroundings are beautiful. The staff are wonderful and helpful. The rooms are lovely and comfortable. The spa is great. We hope to return soon. The Abbey is a wonderful destination anytime of year. We highly recommend it.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Julianne60 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with future travelers. We delighted to read your five star review and thank you for your kind comments about our staff, resort and spa. We look forward to your return stay. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

Bolingbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We stayed overnight for a wedding and our room faced the harbor. Beautiful view! Our family booked 3 rooms. Rachael at the front desk was so helpful arranging rooms near each other. I would recommend the higher floor overlooking the harbor. The wedding was so beautiful in a room overlooking the lake with floor to ceiling windows. Bride and Groom...

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Linda B, Thank you for your five star review! Your stay with us sounds absolutely delightful - seeing brides on the harbor lawn is always such a treat! We appreciate your kind comments about our staff, resort and restaurants. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

Barrington, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

We decided on doing an overnight at the Abbey and were excited for some time away from our kids. The room was nice (pretty small). However, instead of putting us in an area of the resort NOT under construction they placed us in the room that was exactly to were they are tearing up flooring and carpet. While I applaud...

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Doreen M, Thank you for your review. I do apologize that you were inconvenienced by the hallway update that took place. I have private messaged you as we would like to speak with your further about your stay. Please contact us at your first opportunity. Thank you, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 June 2015

The Abbey is located only an hour from chicago's northern suburbs. It is located on lake geneva, with a beautiful marina, spa, pools, and restaurants. Even though its only a short drive from either Chicago or Milwaukee, it offers all the amenities that allow for a wonderful day or weekend, and refreshes the soul.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Ares949 Thank you for your five star review. We appreciate you taking the time to share experience with future travelers, and look forward to your next stay. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful but very large hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful rooms are large and clean very reasonable rates. Beautiful place. We went into town which has a charm all of its own. Cute shops and boutiques the lake is there for fishing or recreation. Will be staying again

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Zu9, Thank you for your five star review! We appreciate your wonderful comments about our resort, staff and amenities. We look forward to your next stay. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Was looking for a place not too far of a drive from the Chicago area and settled for the Abbey. I had heard they did a huge renovation and was very pleased. Chose a Harbor view room overlooking the harbor. The view was nice and a little shared balcony with chairs to enjoy it. Usually resort food is so-so, could...

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Somewhereanywhere, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with future travelers. We appreciate your kind comments about our resort, restaurants and staff. Thank you for also complimenting us on our recent renovations. Our team has been hard at work, and we appreciate you noticing! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz...

United States
Reviewed 30 May 2015

The Abbey Resort is a nice hotel for a relaxing weekend. It is highly family oriented so if you are looking for a solo / romantic retreat this may prove to have some challenges. It has nice features like a 18+ only pool separated from the children´s. Spa has a big indoor pool and fee to use facilities is quite...

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Just_Traveler Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with future travelers. We do offer a number of couples/solo travel events throughout the year - such as our Unwind Spa Weekends, Unwind Cooking and Wine Weekends. Additionally, we are in the process of adding more daily activities geared toward couples and solo travelers...

Birmingham, Michigan
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We were recently at The Abbey to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and had a wonderful time. The Abbey combines modern amenities with the feel of a classic lake resort. We're already looking forward to our second anniversary trip.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Florkie, Happy anniversary and thank you you for your wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 May 2015

First, we had a lovely time, however...... I found long dark hairs in our shower, and bobbie pins on our bathroom floor. They were unappealing. I had to hunt down an ice machine that was working. After being directed by hotel staff to 2 different machines, the 3rd one had ice. These were not close to our room. When leaving...

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Michele60182 Thank you for your review. As a TripAdvisor Hall of Fame property, I was disappointed to read your review. We strive to provide outstanding guest service throughout the resort and I apologize that we missed the mark during your stay. We have reviewed your comments with our team so that we may use this as a teaching opportunity. We...

Menomonie, WI
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This is fantastically redone resort. One can not tell it has been updated, but we were there years ago and it is now really nice. We were there for a convention and many said that it was the best state convention they'd been to. The food was very good, My wife thought the Spa was quite special.

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Sara S, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa, responded to this review

Doug501, Thank you for your five star review! We appreciate your wonderful comments about our recent renovations. We too think they are quiet beautiful and convey a lake experience. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Sara Schmitz Guest relations

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the lake at one of the Midwest's most iconic destinations. Whether you are vacationing on a girlfriends' getaway, business retreat, romantic escape or fun filled family vacation, The Abbey Resort brings you the best of the Lake Geneva experience. The Abbey Resort, on the shores of beautiful Lake Geneva, features 90 acres of manicured grounds. This Lake Geneva resort features lodge inspired accommodations with contemporary conveniences and facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa

Address: 269 Fontana Blvd, Fontana, WI 53125-9604
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Fontana
Price Range: $169 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 334
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Also Known As:
Abbey Hotel Fontana
Abbey Resort And Spa
Abbey Hotel And Fontana
Abbey Resort And Fontana
Abbey Wisconsin
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“Stay out of building 3, don't know if any are better.”
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“ask for water view.”
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“Our room was on first floor near spa. Very quiet - except for us.”
NoreenC332, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lake view if available- really pretty view.”
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