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By The Bay Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Little Chute, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

We had a girls weekend in October. Everything about this weekend was awesome . Super clean great location and owners were awesome!! Will definitely be back girls weekend or with couples. We all loved it!!!

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Thank Shannon S
Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I believe that By The Bay is the best value in Fish Creek. This is a motel located right in the middle of town. You can walk to all of the restaurants, bars and shopping. The public beach is right across the street. The rooms are clean and the rear building rooms are especially airy. Walking distance also to Peninsula...

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4Thank Ted T
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Enjoyed our 2 night stay at By the Bay. John & Mary maintain a very clean and comfortable motel. The grounds are kept up nicely with beautiful flowers, etc. The motel is centrally located so an easy walk for shopping and dining. Would easily stay here again. Price was right.

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2Thank BKW0056
chicago
Reviewed 13 October 2013

My wife and arrived on Tuesday without reservations, found this place located within walking distance of all activities within Fish Creek. Had a great room and decided to stay 2 nights as it as centrally located within Door County. The owners are on-site and are very friendly and helpful. Rates were great for midweek as well. I would definitely stay...

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2Thank chicagocardinal
Wetmore, Michigan
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Only spent one night but it was well located, well kept and priced right (off season stay). Walking distance to all there was to see and do in Fish Creek. Mary was friendly and helpful. Would stay again.

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Thank Denny D
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

While the decor is rustic, this motel is clean & comfortable. The location is great being just across the street from a beach & within walking distance of shops & resturants in Fish Creek. The gardens are full of beautiful flowers & it is apparent that great care is taken in keeping this motel in good shape. We did enjoy...

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4Thank beckaj01
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This was an awesome spot as far as location. Close to everything, across from the beach, next door to coffee shop, restaurants, shopping. Can walk to marina (2 blks) It was clean and quiet. My ONLY complaint is the mattresses were hard as a rock. Neither of us slept well because of it. I mean terrible. That would be the...

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1Thank jdini1958
Algonquin, Illinois
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

This was our 4th trip to Door County and first time at this motel. This hotel is convenient to everything in Fish Creek. You can park your car and walk every where within town. I am not fussy about beds but this was the worst mattress I have ever slept on. I woke all 3 mornings with a backache. Also...

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6Thank Nancy G
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 October 2012

I live in southern Door County and spent Halloween Saturday in Fish Creek. Needed a clean, convenient place to sleep as opposed to late night driving. I found the By the Bay to be very clean, happy to find a fridge in the room, friendly owner, easy parking, and best of all, it is in the PERFECT location convenient to...

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3Thank MustLoveDogs25
Fox Lake, WI
Reviewed 4 September 2012

This motel is a little older, but very clean. The price is very much in line with other places to stay in Door County. The owners are very friendly and do their best to keep customers happy. The motel is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and bars. No driving necessary if you want to have a drink with your...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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