About Us

The Coloma Hotel is located in quiet, Coloma, the heart of central Wisconsin. It is an easy drive from many of the state’s attractions.

The Coloma Hotel was built in 1876 and has a long history of serving the community. It has been completely remodeled by Dennis and Susan Apps who have added modern conveniences but maintain the hotel’s old-fashioned charm. Each room has cable TV, a coffee maker, refrigerator, free wi-fi and more.

The Coloma Hotel also offers a smoke-free pub, free continental breakfast and a beautiful outdoor deck. Take a look at our specials and hosted events for very affordable vacation ideas!

About Coloma, Wisconsin

Located at the intersection of Hwy 21 and I-39, Coloma is easily reached from the Milwaukee, Madison, or the Chicago area. Coloma is a quiet village of 400 people where vacationers find a place to relax. Local events are abundant and fun to attend. We will be happy to assist guests with event details as well as tickets or reservations if needed.

The Village of Coloma, founded in 1858, was formerly Coloma Station. Two gold seekers returning from Coloma, California used their influence to name the village.

Walking

It’s safe to walk in Coloma at all times and one can walk through the entire town in about an hour. Stop at one of the friendly restaurants in the area for a snack or meal or enjoy the community park just blocks from the hotel.

Bicycle Riding

The country roads of Waushara County are great for bicycle riding. There are numerous towns within a 15 mile radius where guests can rest before returning, eat at a local bar or restaurant, or call for a pick-up. Ride past the numerous Amish farms which dot the area.

Hunting

Plenty of land reserved as public hunting grounds are near the hotel. We will be glad to provide directions.

Fishing and Water Sports

Pleasant Lake and Wood Lake which are within 5 miles of the hotel have public boat launches and great fishing. Water-skiing is allowed on Pleasant Lake.

Snowmobiling

The trail goes right past the hotel and connects to trails maintained by the Coloma Pathfinders as well as trails throughout Waushara and Adams County.

Ice Age Trail

The Ice Age Trail is being expanded every year. All work is done by volunteers. Easy access to the trail is just a mile from the hotel. The trail offers great hiking and cross country skiing.

Shopping

Despite its size, Coloma boasts of a few shops which have great merchandise and prices. Wautoma, just 13 miles away, has many interesting shops and makes a great day trip. Coloma is 1/2 way between Portage and Stevens Point where city shopping is available for the avid shopper.

Second Hand Stores and Rummage Sales

Central Wisconsin is famous for the “deals” which abound throughout the area. Shop the consignment and 2nd hand stores in the Stevens Point area or visit the area rummage sales on a Saturday or Sunday where great merchandise and prices can be found.

Other activities available in the area:
  • Horseback riding
  • Golfing
  • Local plays
  • Summer festivals & parades
  • Indian Gaming Casino
Churches in the area:

Coloma:

  • ELCA Lutheran
  • Methodist

Wautoma:

  • Catholic

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