Welcome to The Charmant Hotel, a 67-room upscale boutique hotel in historic downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. Our hotel is a renovated candy factory, built in 1898. Architectural details of the original building have been preserved and reimagined, including maple wood flooring, wood beams, and exposed brick. Some say these materials still emanate the sweet smell of candy. Regarding our name, Charmant was a premium line of chocolates produced by the former Joseph B. Funke Candy Company. Charmant is also the French word for “charming,” reflecting the hotel’s friendliness, whimsy, and allure.
Embracing locals and visitors alike, The Charmant Hotel is the heart of hospitality in La Crosse. Our rooms and suites feature premium amenities. Event spaces are designed for a wide range of gatherings including parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Serenada accommodates up to 40 for sit-down functions or 50 for standing receptions/theater-style events. The Royal Crown is a boardroom that accommodates 14 for a sit-down functions. The Rooftop Terrace perched atop the hotel, accommodates 30 for a sit-down function or up to 75 for a standing function. Our restaurant features a warm, inviting ambiance serving market driven, rustic French influenced cuisine using fresh ingredients sourced from local and regional farmers and purveyors. Offering daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner service, the dishes emerging from the open kitchen are fresh, simple, and down-to-earth. The 75-seat restaurant also offers outdoor patio dining and a private dining room that seats 12 for special occasions. Additional food and beverage venues at The Charmant Hotel include a cocktail bar and lounge, a “parlour” offering coffee and spirits, a rooftop terrace serving wood-fired pizza, and a sweet bar with pastries and handmade confections. Bon appétit!
Shenanigans Entertainment Center & Sports Bar is located in La Crosse city in Wisconsin. Shenanigans features paintball, laser tag, rock climbing wall, high ropes course, human hamster ball, inflatables, tons of new arcade games, prizes, pizza, Happy Hour, private birthday parties, group packages, corporate events, team building and more. We have daily and weekly specials throughout the entire center. Our conference and banquet rooms are perfect for company parties, meetings and training, and are accompanied by a large patio with a view of the river. No one throws a better party than Shenanigans. Kids Birthday Parties, Adult Parties, Graduation Parties, Group Events, Team Building, School Field Trips, Prom & Homecoming Parties, and Meeting Room. We will be open during the weekdays when the La Crosse School District is not in session.
Celebrations on the River is an absolutely breathtaking riverside venue that captures the natural beauty of the river with spaces that connect your guests to the outdoors. Live entertainment, spacious indoor/outdoor areas and beautiful riverside views paint a stunning backdrop for your celebration. With flexible indoor and outdoor amenities, a variety of food and drink options, plus the largest indoor entertainment center in La Crosse your guests will be blown away.
Every detail for your event is anticipated and meticulously executed. We know you need an intimate space to connect with friends and family. With multiple party rooms, you’ll have the luxury of selecting the perfect space that meets your needs with all the special touches you deserve. The only thing you’re in charge of…is hugs!
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More