BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center

5125 6th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140-3403
Phone: 262/658-3281   |   Fax: 262/658-3420   |   111 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Our unique downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin hotel is ideally located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan between Milwaukee and Chicago. The BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center is ideal for family adventures, romantic getaways and business travels alike. The property is 100% non-smoking and BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center is Kenosha's only lakefront hotel.

The hotel is conveniently located near several Kenosha attractions and businesses such as Jelly Belly® Center, Carthage College, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Six Flags® Great America, Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets®, Jockey® International, Snap-On®, Rust-Oleum®, Affiliated Foods Midwest, Ocean Spray® and Yamaha Motor Corporation. BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center is just steps away from a variety of casual and fine dining choices and shopping along with the lakefront promenade featuring marinas, fishing and family oriented museums such as the Civil War Museum and Dinosaur Discovery Museum and a nostalgic electric street car system great for downtown Kenosha sightseeing.

BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center's well-appointed guest rooms feature free high-speed Internet, free long distance access and all the standard amenities that make guests feel at home, like cable or satellite television, single serve coffee maker, iron, ironing board and other upgraded amenities such as a microwave and refrigerator. Other hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, guest laundry, banquet, and meeting facilities. BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center is an elegant venue for wedding receptions, dances or fashion show luncheons. The conference center has five event facilities and can accommodate groups of 5 to 250 guests. Our property is currently under renovation. We appreciate your patience while we upgrade our property to enhance guest experience.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast. Omelets, sausage, biscuts, gravy, Danish, breads for toasting, cereals, fruit, hard boiled eggs, waffles, Kringle, muffins juices, coffee and milk
  • Indoor pool Heated Pool and hot tub
  • Hot tub, Pool area with scenic views of Lake Michigan's Harbor
  • Fitness Center, State of the Art Fitness Center
  • Weight lifting equipment, Fitness center with free weights and weight machines
  • Stair stepper, Two in our fitness center
  • Treadmill, Three in our fitness center
  • Elevator, all floors
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish)
  • Baggage hold
  • Guest laundry, newly renovated laundry room open 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. nominal fee
  • Laundromat, newly renovated coin operated-guest laundry charges a nominal fee per item open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Dry cleaning, same day
  • Express check-in, Best Western Rewards members
  • Express check-out Valid credit card with guest name listed, and valid government issued photo ID required for check in. Credit card will be authorized for full room and tax amount for stay. Cash payments can be accepted at check out for final payment of room charges
  • Late check-out, based on availability upon request, fees may apply
  • Safe deposit box, free of charge
  • Cable or satellite television 70 channels of cable
  • All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Business center
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy machine
  • Secretarial services
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Video conferencing
  • Mail services, no US Postal service on Saturdays
  • Wedding services, onsite event planner and Banquet Room seats up to 375 reception style.
  • Meeting facilities, 10,000 square feet, 9 meeting rooms can seat 2 to 500
  • Banquet facilities, South Port room can seat up to 300 people. Port of Kenosha can seat upto 175.
  • Conference facilities, 9 meeting rooms seating 2 to 500
  • Catering Food and Beverage fratuity is 18%.
  • Equipment rental, nominal fee
  • Ballroom, South Port Room seating up to 300 people
  • Executive/club floors/VIP services, cookies, water and snack for Best Western Reward Members
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking No trailers allowed.
  • Outdoor parking No trailers allowed.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Access to limousine service at front desk, fares and fees vary
  • Electrical adapter and power converters for International guests

BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center

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BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center

Conveniently located, the best western harborside inn & kenosha conference center in Kenosha, Wisconsin is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 42.589665  /  Latitude: -87.818655


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate 94/41 and exit 342 for WI-158 East, travel seven miles to Sixth Avenue. Turn left onto Sixth Avenue to the BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center.

From: The south. Take Interstate 94/41 and exit 344 for WI-50 East, travel three and one half miles to WI-31. Turn left onto WI-31, travel one and one half miles to WI-158. Turn right onto WI-158, travel three-and-one-half miles to Sixth Avenue. Turn left onto Sixth Avenue to the BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center.

From: The west. Take WI-50 to WI-31, turn left onto WI-31, travel one and one half miles to WI-158. Turn right onto WI-158, travel three and one half miles to Sixth Avenue. Turn left onto Sixth Avenue to the BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center.

BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Sprecher Brewing Company

Sprecher Brewing Company

Sprecher Brewing Company

Founded in 1958 by Randal Sprecher, the Sprecher Brewery is set in downtown Milwaukee, and is just one of a wide range of Milwaukee breweries.

Make the drive in from nearby Mequon or West Milwaukee and enjoy one of the almost daily tours offered.

Winners of the 2007 Bronze Medal for their Piper's Scotch Ale and the Silver Medal for their Dopplebock, all at the Australian International Beer Festival.

Make the trip into Milwaukee from southern Wisconsin and check out a tour, where you can sample some of Sprecher Brewery's finest – from the Sprecher Black Bavarian to the Sprecher Stout.

University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Set in Somers near Lake Michigan, the University of Wisconsin–Parkside is located in southern Wisconsin just north of Kenosha. A four-year public institution, Parkside was founded in 1968, and has an enrollment of nearly 5,000 students.

A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Parkside features a 700-acre campus. The UW-Parkside athletics department is comprised of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference Parkside Rangers, encompassing 13 varsity teams.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.20 mile(s) from Civil War Museum, the history, the people and the stories of the Upper Midwest
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Kenosha Historical Museum, area car manufacturing history
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Southport Marina
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Kenosha Symphony, performance Ruether HS
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Jelly Belly® Factory, free train tours, candy shopping and snack bar
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Dairyland Greyhound Racing
  • 8.60 mile(s) from Action Territory, family fun park
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Renaissance Fair, fantasy fair - July through Labor Day
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Six Flags® Great American Amusement Theme Park for all ages
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Six Flags® Great American Amusement Water Park
  • 47.50 mile(s) from Alpine Valley Music Theatre
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Sandy's Popper, fresh gourmet popcorn and made to order sundaes
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Something Different, the store where you will find anything
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Heim's Downtown Toystore, your place for classic toys for all ages
  • 0.70 mile(s) from Walgreens
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Arvasi Kenosha Premier Spa, choose from a wide variety of spa services, walk ins welcome
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Premium Outlet Mall, with over 90 stores

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Healthclub/Exercise Facilities New extensive fitness center on site. Brand new 2013. Limited hours.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from billiards
  • 0.10 mile(s) from jogging and bike path
  • 0.10 mile(s) from bicycling
  • 0.20 mile(s) from sunbathing
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Kenosha Charter Fishing, Great Lake fishing charter
  • 0.30 mile(s) from beaches lake front, free to hotel guests
  • 0.40 mile(s) from sailing/boating
  • 0.60 mile(s) from dancing
  • 0.70 mile(s) from scuba diving
  • 0.80 mile(s) from health club, free to hotel guests
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Washington Park Velodrome, bicycle velodrome, mid May through August
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Kenosha Municipal Golf Course
  • 1.50 mile(s) from baseball
  • 5.00 mile(s) from driving range
  • 6.00 mile(s) from bowling
  • 9.50 mile(s) from Pleasant Prairie Ice Plex, ice skating
  • 12.00 mile(s) from nature preserves/trails
  • 20.00 mile(s) from skiing, Wilmot Mountain and Grand Geneva's Ski Hill

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Common Grounds, coffee shop, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 7 days per week, made to order breakfast sandwiches, great sandwiches and daily soup specials for lunch and dinner
  • Across the street from Villa De Carlo, full service, Italian, open for: dinner, full bar, 4:00 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Indoor and outdoor seating. They are also famous for their pizza which they deliver to the hotel
  • 0.25 miles(s) from Ashling on the Lough, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Area's only and finest Irish pub and restaurant
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Frank's Diner, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, Locally a hisorical landmark and in business for over 80 years this is a must on your list of things to do in Kenosha
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Marina Gardens, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 24-hours, breakfast, lunch, dinner, bar service
  • 0.50 mile(s) from WineKnot, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, limited menu, wine bar 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., closed Mondays, dinner and bar service
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Boathouse Pub, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Great Food and Drinks on the Lake
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mangia's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Charming European trattoria
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Soon's Sushi Cafe, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, Voted #1 for best Sushi in Southeast Wisconsin. The owner Soon had her our restaurant in Korea for 17 years prior to moving to Kenosha
  • 3.00 mile(s) from House of Gerhard, full service, Greek, open for: lunch, dinner, Authentic German food and famous for their Prime Rib

BEST WESTERN Harborside Inn & Kenosha Conference Center

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Kenosha. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

June 2016

June 4 & 5, 2016
2016 Burgers & Brew: The Taste is Local

Visitors looking to get a taste Wisconsin won't want to miss this community event, featuring food from some of the region's best chefs and craft beers from local breweries. The suds start flowing at 4:30 p.m. at Capital Brewery Bier Garten in Middleton.

June 2016

June 2 - September 1, 2016
2016 Jazz in the Park

All summer long, Milwaukee visitors are invited to enjoy free concerts at Cathedral Square Park every Thursday night. The concerts are frequently accompanied by food and wine vendors for enhanced experience. It all kicks off at 5 p.m. each night.

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