The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa 269 Fontana Blvd Fontana, WI 53125

Located just 80 miles from downtown Chicago and 50 miles from Milwaukee, The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa is the perfect destination for meetings and events of all kinds. A treasured icon, The Abbey is the only full-service resort on the shores of Geneva Lake and recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary with the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation of its meeting facilities, spa, common areas, and exterior. The Abbey is situated on 90 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, and features 40,000 square-feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space and 334 luxury guest rooms and suites. A wide range of outdoor activities, nearby championship golf courses, award-wining dining options and the on-site Avani Spa are available for groups to enjoy following a day of meetings. The on-site team of professionals offers an array of Abbey Group Pursuits Teambuilding activities to enhance retreats and provides impeccable customer service as it works alongside meeting and event planners to tailor activities, spaces, and catering needs to a range of corporate, association, and social gatherings. Experience The Abbey Advantage at The Abbey Resort where ideas flow like water, and fresh air, beautiful harbor views and expansive green space turn your meeting from ordinary to extraordinary.

Sally Malouf
Director of Sales and Marketing
Phone: (262) 275-9083
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The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa Details


# of Sleeping Rooms 334
# of Sleeping Rooms (within 1 mile radius) 334


Total Function Space (sf) 40000
Largest Dedicated Function Space (sf) 7000
Largest Dedicated Function Room (sf) 10000
Smallest Dedicated Function Space (sf) 272
Smallest Dedicated Function Room (sf) 272
# of Function Rooms 26
Largest Banquet | Meeting Capacity 650
Largest Banquet Capacity 650
Largest Meeting Capacity 1100
Largest Outdoor Capacity 350
Largest Pre-Function Space Capacity 150
Largest Private Dining Capacity 650
Largest Reception | Banquet Capacity 650
Largest Reception Capacity 1000
Largest Theatre Capacity 1100
Maximum Function Space Ceiling Height (ft) 12


Smallest Dedicated Exhibit Space (sf) 2640
# of Exhibit Halls 1
# of Loading Docks 1
# of Parking Spaces (within walking distance) 550
Largest Auditorium Capacity 1100
Maximum Exhibit Hall Ceiling Height (ft) 12


Largest Boat Capacity 407


Distance to Airport (miles) 40

Amenities and Services

Business Center, Concierge Services, Convenient Bus Loading/Unloading, Free Hi Speed Wireless Internet, Free Hi Speed Wireless Internet in Exhibit Space, Free Hi Speed Wireless Internet in Function Space, Function Space, Golf Within 5 Miles, Handicap Accessible, Hi Speed Wireless Internet Available, Hi Speed Wireless Internet Available in Exhibit Space, Hi Speed Wireless Internet Available in Function Space, Inclimate Weather Alternative, Lounge on Property, Lounge with Entertainment on Property, Restaurant Nearby, Restaurant on Property, Tents Available

Catering Policy

Catered Food and Beverage, Contracted Onsite Liquor, Exclusive Catering Policy, Kosher Available, Linens and Silver Provided, On Premise Food and Beverage, On Premise Liquor, Tables and Chairs Provided, Vegan Available

Closest Airport

Closest Airport - Chicago, Closest Airport - Milwaukee, Closest Airport - Rockford

Destination Services

Local Transportation Assistance

Equipment Available

CD Player, Computer, Computer Projector, Copy Machine, DVD Player, Microphone, On Premise AV Staff, Overhead Projector, Phone, Podium, Projection Screen, Slide Projector, Sound System, Speaker Phone, Television, VCR

Parking Policy

Bus Parking, Free Parking Available Onsite, Valet Available

Other Information

Management Company - Hostmark

Day Meeting Packages

Want the simplicity and ease of a customized plan? Need to maximize your budget? Ask about our day meeting packages. For a fixed per-person, per-day price, you get all the standard conference amenities. Day Meeting Packages Starting at $68*