Helping to re-define what “downtown” means 


Part of the revitalization of downtown Kenosha The Stella Hotel and Ballroom can be found in the new and thriving neighborhood occupying the former Heritage House complex and other historic buildings, that is attracting an array of national and local businesses to the area.

Kenosha County is the region’s flourishing gateway to the Chicago metropolitan market, being ranked as one of the “hottest” mid-size urban areas in the nation by Inc. Magazine. We are only 65 miles north of Chicago, 40 miles south of Milwaukee, 15 miles south of Racine and 8 miles from Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The hotel is quick 32 miles from the General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee and 55 miles to O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.

Our location offers both a quiet retreat for travelers with quick access to the vibrant offerings of downtown. Explore what Kenosha has to offer here.



There are a variety of public parking options near our hotel. Guests are welcome to pull up to the front of our building for check-in and unload their luggage. There is are three areas guests can park for events and overnight stays; an open lot on the corner of 8th Street and 57th Street, the lot across from our hotel shared with Scoops Ice Cream, and a parking lot on the corner of 8th Street and 58th Street shared with the Bradford Community Church UU.