Established in 1948, the property was erected under the watchful eyes of the Master - the world's most famous architect - Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Usonian Inn is Spring Green's first original Taliesin inspired inn, and the ONE and ONLY USONIAN - architectural style - Motel in the World. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's apprentice, Jesse Claude Caraway; the project started in 1948 and It's been in operation since 1952; after it has gone under some refurbishing phases & some makeovers sessions, now is offering accommodations for the 21st century's needs; it's fresh, crisp, modernized and much more functional.
Property was recently listed on the National and Wisconsin State Register of
Historic Places under the original name of Rest Heaven Motel.
It's perfect for Frank Lloyd Wright's fans, it's charming, built with the organic
concept in mind, a sustainable property with green practices that combines the ambiance and nostalgia of the old era with a touch of modern and personalized services of today's lifestyle's expectations and the comfort of your own home.
We are on the Trail: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TRAIL!
THIS IS A GREAT PLACE FOR YOU TO RELAX!
Intentionally designed for mature audience!
Conveniently located in the heart of natural beauty of the Wisconsin River Valley, within walking distance to downtown, (0.5 miles) our hotel is an ideal destination for travelers of all ages alike; once you are here, you can do what your heart desires, enjoy nature and feel like being surrounded by friends - what else can you ask for!
Select a bottle of wine (available for purchase in the lobby) from our cellar collection and have a great, relaxing time!
The Usonian Inn LLC, originally named the Rest Haven Motel, was the first Highway lodging between Madison and LaCrosse WI on US Hwy 14. Our Hotel was conceived in 1948, and open for business in 1952, refurbished in 1992, and gone under more designer makeover sessions into the 21st century to enhance the organic features.
The Usonian style, as conceived by Frank Lloyd Wright, is "architecture for everyone," combining readily available materials and straight-forward construction in harmony with the natural settings; nowadays known as passive solar or sustainable concept. We are the ONE AND ONLY Usonian Motel in the world.
From visiting the famous attraction in the area - like Taliesin, hiking, biking, swimming by the river, kayaking, enjoying a play at the American Players Theater, to shopping for arts and crafts, going to other distinctive shops in the area, or just reading and relaxing on the patio, walking the grounds, there are endless possibilities to spend your time here in the valley!
We offer our guests exceptional, personalized services.
You can start your day with our gourmet coffee specialties served in the lobby - Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte, regular or decaf, freshly brewed individually or a choice of teas from our inventory. Any products in our gift shop is at cost.
We hope that a stay with us will evoke both luxury and style and leave you wanting to return soon, and is our hope that you can build wonderful memories with us. We've been proud owners of this historic property for 11 years