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Rowleys Bay Resort

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1041 County Road ZZ, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
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Rowleys Bay Resort
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ellison Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful scenery of the bay. Friendly staff. Off the beaten path. Cabins are pricey, dated, and in need of maintenance; no heat or TV in one; no coffee pot or phone in other. Could have been so nice.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we stayed at Rowleys Bay Resort as part of a group, many couples and families were there on their own. While the resort is in a much quieter area than most hotels, etc., in Door County, it still offers many activities and is reasonably close to Sister Bay, Egg Harbor, Washington Island, etc. The buffet is excellent and "Grandma's... More

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this beautiful location so that we could watch the sunrise on the east coast of Door County having watched the sunset on the west coast Door County the night before over a Fish Boil. While we only stayed one night, this would be a great spot to return for longer and appears to be well patronised by groups... More

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Jewel O, Owner at Rowleys Bay Resort, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit here at Rowleys Bay Resort, I remember meeting you! The sunrise is my favorite too! I'm sure the zipline was a great addition to your adventure with us. Hope to see you again! More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a cabin and it was dark and extremely dated. Also the indoor pool in the lobby was very dark and not very clean. The breakfast was ok but the bakery was amazing with great pastries. No real wifi which is a real negative.

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Madison,WI
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rowley's Bay resort was exactly what our family of 5 was looking for. The property is on the water with a dock and fishing pier which our kids loved, and there is an indoor pool/whirlpool which is important due to the hit or miss WI weather. They are near the northern tip of the county so while Fish Creek and... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at this resort with a group of 42 people for the week for a Road Scholar Program (check out their website at roadscholar.org). This resort is perfect for a family reunion as it has a indoor swimming pool, zip line, boat dock, kayaking, Segways, etc. They have a bar, bakery and a restaurant. We also participated in... More

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Leonia, New Jersey, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a bit of a drive from Milwaukee, but our family was very excited to make the trip to Rowley's Bay to celebrate our annual cousin's family reunion. The resort is quaint and very "up north", but although the rooms were clean, on our side of the building they were a bit dated. Several of my cousins had balcony... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Good value for the price. Beautiful outdoor setting. Seemed to have a nice variety of activities on the property. Located on a very quite part of Door Co. It would be a nice place to bring a family to experience the beautiful outdoors.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This lodge gave me what I needed from a trip to door county: Waterfront lodging with balcony overlooking bay, peace (no busy highway coming between me and the bay), plenty of activities onsite, good food and clean. This is a wonderful lodge run by a family with history in the area. This is my first trip to door county and... More

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Jewel O, Owner at Rowleys Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Janet, We are thrilled with your comments and appreciate your review! Can't wait to have you back for more relaxation on the balcony with all the pecan rolls you desire! :) More

Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here for a family reunion for the weekend. We were told that we could not gather in the lawn area in front of the resort unless we were purchasing alcohol from their bar. They have lawn chairs and seating provided but apparently you cannot drink your own beer while sitting. As a group of 18 we made a reservation... More

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Jewel O, Owner at Rowleys Bay Resort, responded to this review

You describe a very different experience than the guests immediately above you on the comments. We would like to respond to each of your issues. Yes, we have lots of chairs out on the lawn for all of our guests to enjoy. You grouped them all together along with your truck and tailgate party of food and drink. As a... More

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Additional Information about Rowleys Bay Resort

Address: 1041 County Road ZZ, Ellison Bay, WI 54210
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Ellison Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rowleys Bay Hotel Ellison Bay
Wagon Trail Hotel
Rowleys Bay Resort Ellison Bay, WI - Door County

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