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By The Bay Motel

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Escanaba, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this motel just about every time I go to Door County. The location is great and is within walking distance to the restaurants and shops in Fish Creek. The owners are very friendly and the room was spotless. Granted it's not a Hilton but that is the charm of this hotel. The bed was comfortable and...

Thank Brenda L
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this motel is excellent. Just in front of the lake and very close to restaurants and shops. It's clean and the staff is very friendly. We were there last October and timing was perfect with excellent autumn views from Fish Creek. We recommend this motel to others.

Thank Levent T
Cullom, Illinois
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a room in the back with no view but didn't plan to spend any time other that eating and showering in the room. A little musty but turned the air on and it got better. Great rate. Perfect location. We parked the car and walked to breakfast, waterfront, shopping, and fish boil. Also short drive to other coastal...

Thank Kelly D
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We enjoyed our stay in this conveniently located motel. The owners, Mary and John were friendly, the room was clean (Room 7 Top Floor Front Bldg), the bed was comfortable, the view was nice, good restaurants and shops were within walking distance and overall this was a great place to stay for hopscotching around Door County. In addition John provided...

Thank travelerT582QX
Grace Bay
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

It is in a good location but very dated and smell of either cleaning solution and mustiness never went away. The linens need replacing and pillows are flat and hard. Overall I would spend a little more for a comfortable room to relax at night.

Thank Marcia D
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay! Great owners, location was killer, clean rooms, A/C was glorious, and the memory foam mattress was amazing! Perfectly located across from Fish Creek's small beach! Central located and close to all stores, bars, and restaurants. A few minor things: toilet was a little worrisome at times, shower stream was a little weak, and rooms a...

Thank kendee34
Lena, Illinois
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The location of this motel is perfect - across the street from the public beach amid all the attractions at Fish Creek. The room was quite small, but very clean. There is a small, but not private balcony as well as a front porch area for taking a break. It would have been nice to have a coffee pot in...

Thank Darci M
Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This older 2 story motel is centrally located on Hwy 42 in Fish Creek. The rooms are dated but nice. The walls are pretty thin and expect noise from neighbors. I recommend a second story room as the first floor rooms are noisy and chairs are often drug across the balconies above. Coffee in the Am only no breakfast. Great...

Thank Scrapbooker2014
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

We had a girls weekend in Door County and stayed at By the Bay Motel. It was very reasonably priced and very clean. The view from the private patio was awesome too. Only complaint is it needs some updates (wallpaper). But for being as outdated as it was, It was extremely clean! We will be back.

Thank Kristy S
Long Beach, CA
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We were first time visitors to Door County and we debated which small town to stay in. We were very pleased with our choice of Fish Creek. It was centrally located and allowed us to visit the other communities. We chose By The Bay as our home base. The location in Fish Creek was excellent. We had a front facing...

Thank GloriaJC

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Additional Information about By The Bay Motel

Address: 4123 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Fish Creek
Number of rooms: 15
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“Some rooms have the lake view.”
leventt2017, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms in the front of the motel with a lake view and patio area if you plan on hanging out at the motel.”
kellydD8756TS, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 7, the room we had, was quite private. It was on the top floor front bldg. Second floor rooms appear to have more privacy.”
travelerT582QX, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor room recommended, south side would be quieter but you loose the bay views.”
Scrapbooker2014, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room with a view of the bay.”
debinbabbitt, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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