Call us directly: (920) 388-2228
122 Ellis Street, Kewaunee, Wisconsin 54216 View on Map

Formally Kewaunee Inn Under New Management

Private Events

Private Events

Kewaunee is a place unlike any other in the world that will create a one of a kind experience you will talk about for years. It is a hidden gem well worth the drive off the beaten path. Set apart from the hustle and bustle of modern city living, escape from the distractions of your every day life.

The Karsten Hotel has an old-world charm and ambiance and an old-fashioned luxury that does not exist in the new hotel chains. Due to the wonderful hidden natural features, you can reconnect with yourself or someone specials on nearby secluded beach, hiking trail, or other hidden alcove. However, if you are looking for fun and excitement, we will welcome you back to the fold in our restaurant, bar, etc. as part of our every expanding family.

Kewaunee is a treasure that can’t be put into words and must be experienced first-hand. We promise that your event will a one-of-a-kind experience that you will never forget.

We host every type of event imaginable from weddings, conferences, corporate board meetings, concerts, retreats and are ever expanding to accommodate the needs of our guests.


The Karsten Hotel offers lodging, reception facilities, catering services, bar services, and the special kind of personal care that contributes to the success of your event.

  • Inn Lobby (Maximum Capacity 40)
    Comfortable, welcoming, historic home setting. Great for cocktail reception, pre-function meeting area, elegant small ceremony venue.


The Karsten Hotel offers 23 lodging rooms for guests. Select from king, queen, or double queen, most with Jacuzzi tubs and water or city views. For events, we offer special room pricing.

Optional Amenities

  • Guest Tables
  • Round
  • Square
  • Rectangle
  • Head Table
  • Risers for head table
  • Other tables
  • Gifts
  • Cake
  • Register book
  • Food setups for buffets
  • Table Linens:
  • Tablecloth Color(s)
  • Napkin color(s)
  • Chairs
  • House
  • Style
  • Coverings/color
  • Bows/color
  • Meal service
  • Buffet
  • Plated
  • Family Style
  • Caterer
  • Karsten Hotel
  • Other
  • 10
  • Menu
  • Place settings:
  • Salad plate
  • Bread plate
  • Soup bowl
  • Fruit cups
  • Dinner plate
  • Dessert plate
  • Serving bowl
  • Bread basket
  • Separate cake plates
  • Additional platters
  • Place settings silver:
  • Salad fork
  • Dinner fork
  • Dessert fork
  • Cake fork
  • Seafood fork
  • Other fork
  • Teaspoon
  • Fruit spoon
  • Soup spoon
  • Other spoon
  • Butter knife
  • Steak knife
  • Bread knife
  • Other knife
  • Glassware
  • Water glass / size
  • Iced tea/general beverage
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Coffee cup/saucer
  • Champagne Flute
  • Table Centerpieces
  • Mirror / Size/shape
  • Candle holders
  • Candles / color
  • Floral holders
  • Flowers
  • Basket
  • Dance floor

Local Services

No need to look far for the complete package of services you need. We are acquainted with these area merchants.

  • Beautiful Music – Kewaunee, DJ; music for every occasion 920.388.0746
  • Bryan Taylor Photography 715.845.6559
  • Farm Market Kitchen – 520 Parkway, Algoma 920.487.9750
  • Heritage Limousine, Howard Marquardt – 129 East Main, Gillett 920.855.6166
  • Inman Jewelers – 2116 Washington Street, Two Rivers 920.794.1351
  • Melody Rhoades Studio – micro sandblasting designs on glass, crystal, or stainless steel. Algoma 920.256.1832
  • Occasionography – personalized gift items for guests 920.856.6992 www.b&
  • Photography by Valentino N8228 Carnot Drive, Algoma 920.487.2072
  • Picture This Photography – Tom Parizek, N6115 Hawthorne, Luxemburg 920.845.5694
  • Rocks of Ages Jewelry and Beads – 405 St. John St., Luxemburg 920.845.1755
  • Salon 220 – hair, makeup, manicures, massage 220 Ellis (just one block from the Inn) Kewaunee 920.388.4068
  • Steele Street Floral – 300 Steele Street, Algoma 920.487.5277
  • Steve Giese Photography 920.621.3319
  • Tina Marie’s Boutique – formal and casual wear, shoes, hats, alterations 625 4th Street (Hwy 42), Algoma 920.487.3711

Make Reservations

Check-in Date :

Check-out Date :

Adult :
(12 yrs above)

Child :
(Upto 12 yrs)

Events we Host

  • Personal / Self-Guided Retreats
    Discussion of Waypoints – Waypoints are points you want to navigate and sail your boat through on the way to your destination.
  • Corporate Retreats / Events
    In addition to state of the art facilities, your team can experience a tranquil environment that helps to recharge and replenish the soul.
  • Weddings
    Let us make your special day one to remember. We have prepared this meeting planner kit to acquaint you with our facility and the services we offer. Our goal is to not only satisfy your requirements, but to exceed them.
  • Plus More
    Inquire today if you’re planning in for an event in our hotel anytime soon.