The Experience

The American Club Resort

Escape to where village charm meets old-world elegance. The American Club once provided housing, meals and recreational facilities for immigrant employees who could not afford housing. Today, The American Club is a Forbes Five-Star Resort Hotel and the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond Resort Hotel providing unique, luxurious décor that creates a singular quality experience room by room.

The Village of Kohler is conveniently situated two-thirds mile west of Interstate 43 in east central Wisconsin. Transportation from airports in nearby cities can easily be arranged. Kohler is located one hour north of Milwaukee (60 miles), one hour south of Green Bay (60 miles) and two hours north of Chicago (140 miles).

Rooms & Suites

Every guest room at The American Club Resort Hotel reflects the Kohler heritage of excellence in craftsmanship and quality. Experience a wide variety of KOHLER® bath and shower installations, fine tile and design accents from Ann Sacks, and selections from our lines of Baker, Mark David and McGuire fine furniture and accessories.  Choose to stay in one of the 55 guest rooms at the Carriage House and enjoy convenient access to the Kohler Waters Spa. From your room, just ride the elevator down to your spa treatments, or up to enjoy the glass-enclosed rooftop deck with whirlpool, fireplace and lounge – open year-round. The Carriage House accommodations of The American Club and Kohler Waters Spa are an adult environment. Guests must be 16 years of age or older.


Whether it’s a gourmet breakfast buffet, a leisurely afternoon snack or an elegant full-course dinner, dining in the Village of Kohler is an unforgettable experience. Choose from nine distinctive dining establishments located throughout The American Club Resort, from our hotels and clubhouses to Sports Core Health & Racquet Club and The Shops at Woodlake. There is truly a cuisine to meet every taste.  The Immigrant Restaurant, has received the AAA Four Diamond Award for the 17th consecutive year.

Golf in Kohler, Wisconsin

Designed by the legendary Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye, Kohler’s four championship golf courses are all ranked among the best in the United States by the leading publications, and The American Club Resort is the only resort with four courses ranked in America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2011/2012 by Golf Digest.

Blackwolf Run

Melded into a river basin formed by the flows of glacial runoff, Blackwolf Run features courses which have hosted the U.S. Women’s Open and the Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf and will host the U.S. Women’s Open again in 2012. Experience these extraordinary courses – ranked among the best in the country.

Whistling Straits

A throwback to the raw freshness of Ireland sculpted into the Wisconsin coastline, Whistling Straits offers two courses which have hosted the PGA Championship, U.S. Senior Open and the Palmer Cup. Experience these two must-play courses – both ranked among the best in the United States.

Kohler Waters Spa

Relax and replenish your mind and body. Located next to The American Club® in Kohler, Wisconsin, the Kohler Waters Spa is conveniently located so you can drop in for a nourishing treatment, or step into a robe and experience all-day immersion.

From our treatment rooms to our inviting locker room areas and warm relaxation pool, Kohler Waters Spa provides well-being around every corner. Enjoy our glass-enclosed rooftop deck with whirlpool, fireplace and lounge—a relaxing co-ed area to be enjoyed year-round.

The American Club Resort also offers a private, members-only Spa at Riverbend – a private club set in a grand historic mansion with 31 luxurious guest rooms and numerous exclusive amenities. The Spa consists of three elegant treatment rooms. Riverbend also offers salon finishing services, a secluded indoor-outdoor year-round swim-through pool, steam room, sauna, whirlpool and state-of-the-art exercise equipment.


No matter the time of year, Kohler is alive with activities for guests of all ages. Whether it’s exploring the natural surroundings, delighting in our winter wonderland, or sharing fun-filled family moments you’ll cherish for a lifetime, opportunities abound throughout the resort that are sure to surprise and delight.

Family Activities

The American Club® Resort provides some much-deserved fun for the entire family. From beach outings, golf, ice skating and snowshoeing, to our signature Kohler Kidz activity club, Kohler offers action-packed days for kids and adults alike.

Summer Activities

Nestled amongst trees, water and untouched wilderness, our cozy little corridor will feel like your own natural playground. Enjoy one of many outdoor adventures and take in the most exhilarating sights, sounds and experiences under the sun.

Winter Activities

In the winter, the breathtaking natural backdrop of Kohler helps bring out the childlike adventure in all of us. From snowshoeing to ice skating, sledding to cross-country skiing, guests of all ages can explore the wilderness and discover the joy of this winter wonderland.

Additional Activities

From guided tours, yoga and fitness to our Design Center and Demonstration Kitchen, Kohler offers many other compelling activities to experience during your next visit.


Extraordinary Venues. Exceptional Service.

The American Club Resort offers a variety of unforgettable wedding experiences. From The American Club nestled in the charming Village of Kohler to Whistling Straits on the shores of Lake Michigan, Kohler offers elegant indoor and outdoor experiences to match your needs.


With its unique settings, year-round professional staff and abundance of activities, The American Club Resort is the ideal location for your meeting or team-building experience. Explore all that we have to offer, then contact one of our Conference Service Specialists to help you plan your next big event.

Terms & Conditions

The American Club is smoke free.

Family Policy

  • Children 16 and under stay free with a parent or guardian.
  • The Carriage House is an adult only environment. No children under 16 allowed in Carriage House rooms.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Renovations: The bucolic village of Kohler may seem an unlikely setting for a Forbes Five Star resort such as The American Club Resort. Yet there’s no more idyllic retreat imaginable than this expansive resort, which boasts the AAA Five Diamond Award (one of a select few in the world to win both this and the Forbes honor). Home to the renowned Kohler Waters Spa, River Wildlife 500-acre preserve and four golf courses ranked among Golf magazine’s top 100, The American Club provides year-round activities for all. Wine Spectator raves about the romantic Immigrant Restaurant; begin with a tasting at the upscale Winery Bar.

In the Know
During winter months, take part in intimate kitchen demonstrations. Come spring, tee off at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits, site of the 2020 Ryder Cup!

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