Travel back in time to our 1880’s Apothecary Bar (a tribute to our original owner Dr. Philip Maxwell) where drinks are uniquely crafted for every guest. The large glass pane windows of the Apothecary overlook the garden lounge with several outdoor fireplaces and Bocce Ball court to enjoy with friends.
In addition to the Apothecary, we have the most secret jewel in town! Shhh…come join us in our underground Speakeasy Bar! The area's best classic craft cocktails and drinks. A good time for all! A password is required to enter that is posted on our Facebook page earlier in the day we are open. For our hours, please visit staymaxwell.com/hours. At times when we are busy, we may not be able to take in additional guests so come early and state late!
Maxwell Mansion is a historic estate, boutique hotel, and event venue located just over a block from Geneva Lake. The property features 28 exquisite rooms in The Historic Mansion (built-in 1856), The Stables, and The Carriage House. Maxwell’s overnight guests can take a dip in the heated saltwater pool, open seasonally. Open to the public, The Apothecary Bar and Speakeasy Bar offer unique settings indoor and outdoors for a craft cocktail or glass of wine.
Our outdoor grounds, nestled among century-old oaks, include many gathering places including fireplaces, fire pits, a bocce ball court, sitting areas, our gazebo, and our heated saltwater pool that is opening seasonally. During the winter months rent one of our outdoor heated Igloos for an event or even just to gather with friends.
Maxwell is the most unique event venue in the Lake Geneva area. Hosting events including weddings, corporate meetings, corporate outings, reunions, birthday celebrations, bridal showers, and more. Our venue has an experienced and has a hands-on team that loves to make each event unique, fun, and successful. Our venue is ideally located and situated for events from 2 to 100.
Our boutique hotel has rooms of various styles for all guests. From our historic rooms in the mansion to the “urBarn” (urban/barn) decorated rooms in the Stables and Carriage House. Most of our Stables Rooms feature a steam shower while many of our Carriage House rooms feature whirlpool tubs. Our hotel has all the modern amenities you come to expect of a boutique hotel including high-speed wireless internet, upgraded bath amenities, luxury bathrobes, and so much more. Please note we are not a bed and breakfast.