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Old Rittenhouse Inn

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Almost every year, we make the six hour trek from Green Bay to Rittenhouse. Being six hours from everywhere is Bayfield's biggest challenge and greatest attribute because it's saved from overgrowth and commercialization. We first came here in 1981 on our honeymoon. Every time we come back, we're relieved to see that while upgrades and improvements are always being made,...

1Thank Ann N
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at the Old Rittenhouse Inn on three different occasions, and we have had a wonderful stay each time. The house is a fantastic old home that is decorated beautifully. Yes, the house is old, but that is part of the charm of the place! The woodwork, fireplaces, and design of the home are wonderful. A two course...

1Thank Diswiz
Minneapolis, United States
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our experience at the Rittenhouse Inn was pretty great. We only stayed for one night (new years eve). Here are the pros and cons of our stay. Pros: - Beautiful room with fireplace and comfy bed - Staff was wonderful - View was great - Breakfast was wonderful - Great little town Cons: - Bathroom was tiny - shower/toilet in...

Thank Katie S
Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience for a holiday celebration! We listened to professional music as we ate three courses of scrumptious food. Service was impeccable! The decor festive. Hot fudge sundae exquisite.

Thank SunnySis60
Superior, WI
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We live 1 1/2 hours away and decided on a Thanksgiving splurge at Bayfield's most admired B&B. It did not disappoint. The food and accommodations were predictably superb. My favorite part, however, is that we were staying on a busy holiday and everyone from the owners to the housekeepers were exceptionally friendly and conscientious. Not once did I get a...

Thank MattyD33
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Came to relax, and the staff here allowed that and more. Wonderful food, service and hospitality. A must visit if you need to visit the ultimate B&B. Mark and Wendy the managers and owners were available, if needed, but the staff they have hired could handle it all. Enjoyed meeting our chef - Julie. Since one of us needed a...

Thank Duke M
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 5 days from 10/28-11/3 2016. We really enjoyed our time here. The breakfast were delicious every morning and they were always different. My wife and I could not wait till breakfast for coffee and so we asked every morning for a cup and we got a pitcher of fresh hot coffee and always...

2Thank cihafamily
Madison, WI
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This inn and its beautiful interior was indeed a treat for weekend away. The room was spacious and well kept and customer service was terrific. The morning breakfasts were absolutely delish. I would highly recommend.

Thank mefarrel
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Beautiful mansion and wonderful rooms. Meticulously kept up and wonderfully decorated. The breakfast was gourmet quality. Friendly staff. Our room had a great view of lake Superior. Within walking distance of many shops, restaraunts and the ferry to Madeleine island (definitely a must do)

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 November 2016

They were very helpful, the food was delicious, and the room was luxurious! There was a a fireplace, a jacuzzi, and the decorations were super rich and warm. I highly recommend the place if you're looking to celebrate something special.

Thank Carolyn H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Rittenhouse Inn

Address: 301 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5016
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Bayfield
Price Range: €199 - €377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Rittenhouse Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The South room has a view of Lake Superior.”
lorib975, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room with a view of Lake Superior”
rolfsletten, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“not a bad room of any of the selections-- just all depends what you like”
164ellis, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“It's luxury, but not at Ritz-Carlton prices...not cheap, but not crazy expensive. Tip: Bring a good board game.”
E7701QUdanm, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“defiantly want water view room”
amfisher, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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