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The DeKoven Center

600 21st St, Racine, WI 53403-2797
+1 262-633-6401
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Such a peaceful place!

We love this place... we have stayed here several times, the food is great, the staff are... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Kristian J
Madrigal Fever

I've been to this place multiple times because i was either in madrigal or went to go see madrigal... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Paul M
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600 21st St, Racine, WI 53403-2797
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We love this place... we have stayed here several times, the food is great, the staff are wonderful, and whether you are a private retreatant or with a group, you will experience the Spirit here! There is a very nice gym and pool and chapel...More

Thank Kristian J
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I've been to this place multiple times because i was either in madrigal or went to go see madrigal. this place has that feeling of just nice and classy. It is used for more than Madrigal I've seen weddings and parties there as well. The...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Dekoven Center for a retreat. The grounds are peaceful and the gardens right now are lovely. The building date from 1864 - really marvelous. Walk the labyrinth, smell the flowers, listen to the bells, greet the giant old maples. There is...More

Thank ScoutMidwest
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Attended a wedding here, the grounds are beautiful, the inside was perfect for the wedding! Very good food!!!

Thank kristenm14
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A beautiful retreat or event center. The architecture is intriguing and the interiors are highly functional and comfortable. Plus, the staff are sweet and accomodating. The center is just across the road from Lake Michigan, so there are also lovely areas to walk and view...More

1  Thank muz4now
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stop and look at the wonderful buildings and beautiful grounds of the Dekoven Center, by Lake Michigan. There are classes of arts- including Tai Chi classes. Wonderful groups of friendly and inviting people.

Thank Babskull
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This facility could use a good renovation. The grounds are beautiful and the location across the lake is breathtaking. The room that was rented for a gathering was less than ideal and the pool was some major repairs.

Thank Caitlin83
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The Dekoven buildings and grounds offer a beautiful and tranquil escape from the bustle of life today. You can stay here for one of several retreats offered or book the facilities for your group event. It is also one of the most attractive venues for...More

2  Thank WIA2014
Reviewed 9 May 2015

The DeKoven Center is a unique architectural campus with historic roots as a college, school, monastery, and conference center. It is one of the more attractive places in Racine and is used for many special events, weddings, conferences and a nice relaxing stroll. The Anglican...More

1  Thank watercolorist
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The buildings (Gothic style) are unique and beautiful inside and out. Saint John's Chapel is a perfect setting for a wedding. My granddaughter got married at The DeKoven Center last week...Memorable! The chapel and the sleeping rooms aren't air-conditioned so that is un-appealing but the...More

1  Thank Janis H
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Dana L
do you need permission to get on the grounds to take pictures
23 September 2015|
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Response from watercolorist | Reviewed this property |
No - the DeKoven center's grounds are completely open for drivers, pedestrians and the general public. Many of the buildings inside would require permission for access like Taylor Hall, the Chapel Building, and either of the... More
Dana L
Can you get on the grounds to take pictures
23 September 2015|
Response from WIA2014 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the office in Taylor Hall