History and tradition meet casual elegance at the Washington House Inn in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, one of the best weekend getaways from Chicago. This beautiful guest house offers enchanting accommodations, deluxe amenities, sumptuous country-style breakfasts and gracious hospitality in the heart of historic downtown Cedarburg.

Built in 1886, the Inn has been restored to its former glory to create a tranquil and charming retreat ideal for weekend escapes or romantic getaways. Crackling fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and cleansing steam baths are just some of the luxe amenities on offer, and the Inn is perfectly positioned for exploring the town of Cedarburg and all it has to offer. Stroll around the unique boutiques and stores, dine at one of many excellent restaurants, taste the local tipple at the local brewery and winery, or enjoy a performing arts show at the town theater.

1. Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations
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The Washington House Inn has 29 guest rooms that are individually decorated to exude their own character and charm. Large romantic four-poster beds are dressed with luxurious linens and down comforters, and private en-suite bathrooms have whirlpool baths and walk-in showers, luxurious towels and robes and organic bath products. Spacious sitting areas have comfortable seating and gas fireplaces and large windows flood each room with natural light.

Modern amenities in every room include mini-fridges stocked with complimentary bottled water, coffeemakers, climate control, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, flat screen televisions with cable channels, DVD players and DVD libraries, and complimentary wireless Internet.

2. Dining & Amenities

Dining & Amenities
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A deluxe continental breakfast is served in the Gathering Room every morning, and features freshly baked goodies made with local ingredients, including gluten-free options, fresh seasonal fruits, and one hot entrée. Special dietary needs can be catered for on request and breakfast can also be ordered to be delivered to guest's room.

The Washington House Inn offers old world charm and casual comfort, along with an array of amenities and guest services. These include a deluxe continental breakfast that can be enjoyed in the Gathering Room each morning or in the comfort and privacy of the guest rooms, and an afternoon wine and cheese social hour. Other guest amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet throughout the property, a 24-hour front desk service, a valet laundry service, complimentary access to the local health club, a Tesla charging station, and free newspaper delivery daily. A full service business center is available for guests to use, complete with computers, as well as printing, copying and faxing services.

3. Weddings & Meetings

Weddings & Meetings
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The Washington House Inn is home to the Settler's Trail Conference Room which is an ideal venue for all kinds of group functions and social gatherings, business meetings, and conferences. This executive-style conference room is beautifully decorated and comfortably seats 24 people in conference arrangement or 35 in a theater/classroom arrangement. The 780-square foot room features ergonomic chairs, a convenient mini-kitchen and serving area for coffee and meal breaks and business amenities such as an LCD multimedia projector with connections for a variety of media players, and complimentary wireless Internet. The executive room also features an overhead projector, whiteboard, and flip charts, and enjoys access to the Inn's onsite business center with computers and printers.

4. Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation
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The quaint town of Cedarburg is renowned as one of Wisconsin's most popular small-town getaways and offers a variety of outdoor pursuits and cultural activities to enjoy. The city's beautifully preserved downtown area is home to a tempting array of boutiques and specialty stores, restaurants, cafés and bars, museums and galleries, and luxury spas. It also hosts a full calendar range of annual events, festivals, and shows.

Set in a 150-year old restored woolen mill on the banks of beautiful Cedar Creek, the Cedar Creek Settlement is an enchanting village of shops, galleries, and restaurants, as well as the local Cedar Creek Winery and Silver Creek micro-brewery, which offer tours and tastings of their wares.

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including walking and biking on the Ozaukee Interurban Trail – a 32-mile network of paved biking and walking paths and trails, golf at one of several championship golf courses in the area, and hiking in the gorgeous landscapes around the town. For those who want a bit more of a big city vibe, the metropolitan attractions of Milwaukee are only minutes away.

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W62 N573 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012, Phone: 262-375-3550

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