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Grand Geneva® Resort & Spa Named Top 10 Resort Hotel in the Midwest by Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards

Posted: Jul 13, 2020 | Press Releases , Awards

Grand Geneva® Resort & Spa Named Top 10 Resort Hotel in the Midwest by Travel + Leisure2020 World’s Best Awards   Lake Geneva,  Wisconsin – July 8, 2020 – Grand Geneva® Resort & Spa is pleased to announce it has been named to the Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards.  Owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts®, Grand Geneva was awarded Top 10 Best Resort Hotel in the Midwest. Every year Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe – to share their opinions on the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines and more. Hotels are rated on their facilities, location, service, food and overall value.  Situated on 1,300 acres in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa offers a variety of adventures one can only experience at this AAA Four Diamond Wisconsin resort. With championship golf courses, family-f

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Outdoor wedding

Say I Do Outdoors at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa One of the Country’s Top Midwest Destinations for Outdoor Weddings

Posted: Jul 10, 2020 | Wedding , Awards

Grand Geneva awarded The Knot’s 2020 Best of Weddings and Wedding Wire’s 2020 Couples Choice  As wedding bells begin to ring again, trends in the wedding industry are shifting with a focus on health, safety, plus changes in ceremony and reception formats, and overall updates to the guest experience. According to The Knot’s global research, 93% of couples whose weddings are impacted by the virus are rescheduling their big day. Recently awarded The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2020 and Wedding Wire’s 2020 Couples Choice awards, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, WI is pleased to share that the resort has begun to reschedule weddings that were postponed due to COVID-19. While increased health and safety measures are a top priority, some couples also opt to take their nuptials back to nature for the additional space and fresh air experiences that such reception spaces allow. For brides who have dreamed of getting married in the American Mi

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Brissago wins award


Posted: Apr 23, 2020 | Dining , Awards

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa’s Ristorantè Brissago has another award to add to its list of accolades. One of Lake Geneva’s favorite Italian restaurants, Ristorantè Brissago was recently awarded OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Award 2020. Serving a contemporary take on traditional Italian fare, the restaurant was acknowledged in several Lake Geneva restaurant categories including Best Overall; Best Food; Best Service; Best Ambiance; Best Value; Fit for Foodies; Good for Groups; Healthy; Notable Wine List; Romantic; Scenic View; Special Occasion; and Most Booked.Ristorantè Brissago was voted by OpenTable diners as one of the best based on feedback from guests who visited the restaurant and booked through the popular reservations platform.Make your reservations via OpenTable or by calling (262) 249-4788. Advanced reservations are recommended.

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Grand Geneva Awards

Posted: Feb 04, 2020 | Awards

Since opening in 1994, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa has been honored with numerous awards over the years celebrating our continued dedication to exceptional service including but not limited to meetings facilities, golf courses, spas, waterparks, overnight accommodations and more. 2020 AwardsGrand Geneva received a Traveller Review Award from 2020Grand Geneva awarded “Best Service” by Wisconsin Meetings 2020Golfers' Choice: Top 50 U.S. Courses - Brute ranks #33 on this national list  Golfers' Choice: Best of Wisconsin golf courses  - Brute ranks #2, Highlands comes in at #20 Golfers' Choice: Top 25 golf courses in the U.S. for Staff Friendliness - Brute ranks #16 on this national list Golfers' Choice: Top 25 U.S. golf courses for Course Conditions- Brute ranks #9 on this national list Golfers' Choice: Top 25 golf courses for Pace of Play - Brute ranks #2 on this national list2019 AwardsGrand Geneva awar

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February 2020 Media Highlights

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 | Press Coverage

Travel + Leisure, February 1, 2020These Hotels Have Some of Valentine’s Day’s Most Over-the-top Offers — and They’re Available to Book Now Reader's Digest, February 6, 202017 Luxurious Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages Milwaukee Magazine, February 13, 2020Your family travel guide to Lake Geneva Chicago Parent, February 19, 2020 (Grand Geneva and Timber Ridge)Your family travel guide to Lake Geneva

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Sisters enjoying waterpark fun

January 2020 Media Highlights

Posted: Feb 04, 2020 | Press Coverage

HGTV, January 23, 2020The Gramping Travel Trend: Why Grandparents and Grandkids Should Travel Together Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2020 (Timber Ridge)When it's too cold to swim outside, check out one of these indoor waterparks in Wisconsin Nearest, January 1, 2020 (Timber Ridge)Must-Visit Indoor Water Parks in the Chicago Area

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March 2020 Media Highlights

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 | Press Coverage

Northwest Indiana Times, March 15Grand Geneva Resort Celebrates 25 Years Lake Geneva Regional News, March 8Italian Restaurant Wins Diner’s Choice Award Illinois Meeting + Events, Winter 2020 IssueRoad Trip: Wisconsin Online 

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Golf Foursome on The Brute Golf Course

Summer Media Highlights

Posted: Jul 29, 2020 | Press Coverage

Make It Better, May 21, 2020The 13 Best Public Golf Courses in Chicago and Wisconsin Wallet, June 24, 2020Best Hotels to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks Road Trip Guru, June 29, 2020Best Family Vacation in Wisconsin #3 - Lake Geneva Meetings, June 30, 2020Grand Geneva awarded Best Golf Resort Road Trip Guru, June 29, 2020Best Family Vacation in Wisconsin #3 - Lake Geneva    Bleu Magazine, June 18, 2020Charming Lake Geneva, WI

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About Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is an award-wining, AAA Four-Diamond all-seasons resort set on 1,300 acres in the legendary southeastern Wisconsin community of Lake Geneva. Located 90 minutes from Chicago and 50 minutes from Milwaukee, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa features 356 guest accommodations, including deluxe rooms and suites, along with 29 new villas. On site, guests can enjoy the WELL Spa + Salon; two championship 18-hole golf courses; The Mountain Top, a ski and snowboard facility; 62,000-square-feet of meeting and convention space and three restaurants. Also on the resort’s grounds is the Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, featuring 225 guest suites and 50,000 square feet of year-round, indoor/outdoor waterpark excitement, bringing the total number of rooms on the Grand Geneva campus to 609.

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