The American Club Resort Hotel Kohler WisconsinThe Place Not the physical buildings but this corner of the universe. Kohler is not on the strip. The American Club is not part of the scene. And that s exactly what makes this destination so magnetic. Teeming with historic charm uncompromising service and gracious hospitality here guests can get away from the cities and connect in this cozy corridor while still enjoying the finest amenities and most memorable experiences in the world.The People The hosts at The American Club create relationships with each and every guest you simply won t experience anywhere else. Every warmhearted intelligent representative shares and exhibits a passion for hospitality displaying genuine concern about the quality of each and every stay. As your hosts we listen pay attention to cues and proactively identify opportunities to help make each guest feel more at home.The Perfection A single level of quality. That s what guests deserve and can expect at The American Club The Midwest s only AAA Five Diamond Resort Hotel. Every touchpoint every interaction every activity every amenity from luxurious accommodations to world class spa and dining destinations to 25 specialty shops and boutiques to a state of the art health facility to four championship caliber Pete Dye designed golf courses everything can and should be perfect. If it s not we don t sleep until we make it so.
In 1892, a grand Victorian hotel hosted traveling gentlemen in luxurious $1-a-night rooms supplied with fine liquor and cigars. The proprietor’s sons, prominent Milwaukee businessmen, brought 20th-century celebrities such as Liberace to the hotel for evening performances; today, the piano he played is still displayed in the building’s grand lower level.
The carefully restored building now also houses Koehring's Grand Central House, which is both a restaurant and a bed and breakfast. Bartenders pour signature ice-cream drinks from behind a replica of the original front desk as diners eat butter-grilled steaks and seafood beneath elegant chandeliers. Despite the changes, antique dishes and photographs hang throughout the entire restaurant, and ghost hunters claim that the eatery is still overbooked with the spirits of the unquiet dead.
Outside Cool Harbor Restaurant's windows, Lake Michigan surges around the base of a bright red lighthouse, slapping against an oft-snow covered shore. Inside, the chill never touches patrons as they enjoy the view, warmed by the heat of a tireless grill and the tasty entrees it produces. Sirloin steak sandwiches drip with jus as black tiger shrimp sizzle in a white wine sauce. While waiting for a meal or enjoying a few drinks, patrons take to the billiards table to shoot a round of pool or explain the construction of a glucose molecule.
Joy's Bonker Hill serves up hearty, housemade lunches and dinners Tuesday?Saturday. Each day, rotating specials pop up alongside the regular menu, ranging from broasted pork chops to fish-fry Fridays?but the signature broasted chicken is available daily. On Sundays, stop in for mimosas, coffee, and bloody marys alongside classic breakfast and lunch dishes, such as steak and eggs.
At The Cork Restaurant & Pub, the chefs cook shepherd's pie and Guinness stew as the bartenders pour Irish whiskeys and draft beers. But The Cork is more than an Irish pub. The cooks broast pork chops, barbecue baby back ribs, and grill sirloin and new york strip steaks, which can be ordered with extras, such as hollandaise sauce, asparagus, and imitation crab. They offer fresh seafood, too, including lobster tails, crab legs and claws, and scallops saut?ed in garlic butter. And on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, The Cork serves a 16-ounce prime rib fit for a Paul Bunyan tapas plate.