Built in 1977, our contemporary inn is located one block from the lake, with easy access to the business district and Hoover Auditorium. The Fountain Inn has 47 rooms and is convenient for families, reunions, conferences or business retreats.

Make a Reservation

Open nightly, make an online reservation or call our reservations line at (419) 798-4461, ext. 230 for details about year-round reservations. Please note: you must purchase a Daily Chautauqua Pass and Parking Pass to enter Lakeside during our gated season.

COVID-19 Update: The health and well-being of our Lakeside community is always our top priority. Prior to your visit, read our COVID-19 guidelines. At the hotel, we have added safety procedures at check-in and in our Housekeeping Department. Among the changes are: limit 1 person at the front desk for check-in; sanitation of pens and keys after use and updated housekeeping service.

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Specials & Promotions

There are no specials or promotions at this time.


Amenities include all non-smoking rooms, wheelchair accessible side entrance, ATM machine, ice machine, vending machine, elevator and limited on-site parking. Guests with a Chautauqua Pass may also utilize the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus at no additional charge between Labor Day and Memorial Day weekend.

Check-in is any time after 3 p.m., and check-out is any time before 11 a.m.

Rooms & Suites

To view pictures of each room, click the 'Check Availability' button above.

Heritage Suites

These suites are the largest with a king bed, private bath, microwave, refrigerator and a variety of upgraded amenities. Heritage Suites are well apportioned and well priced.

Chautauqua Rooms

These rooms offer a king, queen or two full beds, private bath and select upgraded amenities (as available).

Family Rooms

These rooms consist of two full beds, private bath and living area. Family Rooms are designed to host a family without having to reserve multiple rooms. These rooms sleep up to four comfortably.

Traditional Rooms

Traditions Rooms are the original Fountain Inn rooms. These smaller rooms contain a full or two twin beds and a private bath. They are the most affordable option at the Fountain Inn.