Historic Downtown La Crosse has been a hub of activity since its inception as a fur-trading post. Now, the vibrant downtown area is home to fine dining, shopping and nightlife. There’s also plenty of natural beauty to explore – take a riverboat cruise to see the bluffs along the Mississippi River.
While there are many hotel chains to choose from in La Crosse, we have compiled the best-rated options to consider for your stay. You can choose from budget or luxury hotels, or go for an all-suite lodging experience.
From $130/ night
Home2 Suites is a modern take on the extended stay experience. Studios and one-bedroom suites have a fresh, clean feel and are stocked with amenities. It even has a saltwater pool! Breakfast is served each morning in the Oasis lounge. Check out a local restaurant or whip up a meal in the fully stocked kitchens and gas grills. The beautiful Mississippi River and the Weber Center for the Arts are within walking distance of this hotel.
From $239/ night
The Charmant Hotel is downtown La Crosse’s only independent boutique hotel. This renovated candy factory has 67 upscale guest rooms, with views of the Mississippi River and Riverside Park. Maple flooring, wood beams and exposed brick add to the charm of the property. Spend an afternoon or evening on the Rooftop Terrace, which serves cocktails and wood-fired pizzas. What would an old candy factory be without something sweet? The Sweets Bar serves handmade chocolate 24 hours a day!
From $140/ night
Highly rated for its central location, the Radisson Hotel is a contemporary hotel with all the amenities. Request a room with either a city or river view. Guest rooms also feature iPod docks, coffee makers and refrigerators. There’s an indoor heated pool and a modern fitness center for those looking to workout on vacation. Make a reservation at the Three River Lodge, an American restaurant with views of the three rivers merging. Free parking is available, or skip the rental car and take the free airport shuttle to this property.
From $149/ night
Have a grand stay at the GrandStay Hotel & Suites, one of La Crosse’s best selling hotels! An all-suite hotel, GrandStay has room types that comfortably sleep families, couples or business travelers. Continental breakfast is included in the price, as is access to the indoor pool and putting green. There’s even a playground for those traveling with children. Guests have rated this property very highly for its downtown location and free private parking.
From $149/ night
When staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites, you’ll be within walking distance of downtown La Crosse’s top restaurants and nightlife. Rooms can comfortably sleep a couple or the whole family. If you love to swim, you’ll enjoy Hampton Inn’s indoor saltwater pool that is open year round. Make waffles at the free continental breakfast or take your morning meal to go with an On The Run breakfast bag. Free on-site parking is available, as is a courtesy shuttle to the nearby La Crosse Regional Airport.