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Old Rittenhouse Inn

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301 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5016 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent 3 days in Bayfield, including a stay at the Rittenhouse Inn. The inn itself was wonderful, and the staff was friendly and extremely helpful! On top of that, the food there was amazing! We were lucky enough to be waited on twice...More

Thank John F
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

It was our first trip to the Bayfield area. A friend had recommended the Apostle Islands as an area we would love and they were correct. We chose the Old Rittenhouse because we love Victorian homes. We were not disappointed. We stayed at the original...More

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Response from Old_Rit_Innkeeper, Manager at Old Rittenhouse InnResponded 30 May 2018

It is truly a pleasure to read a review like this one. Thank you so much. We are pleased you enjoyed your accommodations, food and service. It was nice to get a chance to meet you personally and talk a bit during dinner. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the North Room of the Chateau residence which is a short walk (including a nice pedestrian bridge!) from the Inn. All of the accoutrements of a top B&B were there. If I were reviewing just the stay part of our experience it...More

Thank markf1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About 15 years ago I had lunch at the Old Rittenhouse Inn Landmark Restaurant and I vowed then to return some day to stay here. My dream materialized this Sept. staying at the Inn and enjoying breakfast and dinner here. The Inn met my expectations...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first time up here in the Bayfield area. We took this opportunity to explore the beautiful area, tour the islands and enjoy fresh trout and white fish. The rooms are comfortable. The Inn and Chateau are so warm and inviting that you...More

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Old Rittenhouse Inn is Bayfield, Wisconsin's first Country Inn Bed & Breakfast and gourmet restaurant offering 20 guest rooms in 2 Victorian homes and a private cottage. Accommodations include wood-burning ...More fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and spectacular views of Lake Superior. A full service restaurant offers breakfast, brunch, and dinner, and showcases regional cuisine in season. The Inn is located blocks from Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. This year-round getaway offers seasonal rates and special events. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Golf course
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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United States > Wisconsin > Bayfield
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9 October 2015|
Response from Old_Rit_Innkeeper | Property representative |
Sorry, unless it is a service dog, we have a no pets policy at the Inn. There are some nice options for short term kenneling in nearby Washburn and Ashland.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Old_Rit_Innkeeper | Property representative |
We do have some rooms open on Thursday the 8th, but we are all full for the weekend of Oct 9-10.
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"Check out their website to view rooms and what you are looking for. Ours had the most amazing view of Lake..."
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"Rent a top floor to avoid noise above you or better yet-- don't stay there- just dine there."
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"Lakeside is a great side but they are all good"
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