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Fountain Inn

Lakeside Chautauqua
See & Do at Lakeside

Fountain Inn

The Fountain Inn is located in Lakeside’s charming business district and within walking distance to Lake Erie and the community's concert venue, Hoover Auditorium. It’s a year-round family destination.

Relax at the Fountain Inn

Immerse yourself in the serenity of the Fountain Inn. From its central location in the downtown business district, explore Lake Erie’s scenic beauty just a leisurely stroll away. Our welcoming accommodations and family-friendly atmosphere create the perfect escape for a relaxing retreat.

Take a Trip To Lakeside Chautauqua

For more than 150 years, Lakeside has welcomed families to the shores of Lake Erie to participate in an experience dedicated to nurturing mind, body and spirit. The historic community in northwest Ohio offers an abundance of spiritual opportunities, educational lectures, cultural arts performances and recreational activities year-round for families and groups of all sizes.


Deposit: The first night’s deposit with tax is required to guarantee your room reservation.

Cancellation Policy: Should you cancel your reservation more than 72 hours in advance of your arrival date, your deposit will be refunded, minus a $30 cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival date will forfeit full deposit.

Advance Reservations: Both the Fountain Inn and Hotel Lakeside offer a 50-week advance booking window to allow guests to book hotel rooms and plan their next trip to Lakeside. For example, you’re able to reserve the date May 15, 2025, as early as May 30, 2024.

Lakeside Chautauqua Pass

From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, guests are required to purchase a Lakeside Chautauqua Pass and Auto Pass to enter the Lakeside grounds. There are a variety of passes available, depending on the length of your stay.


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Learn about the Chautauqua Experience before you visit and plan to participate in the summer enrichment.
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