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10018 State Road 42 (Hwy 42), PO Box 166, Ephraim, WI 54211
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Ephraim Shores Motel & Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in Ephraim
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was expecting more from this restaurant only thing going for it is the view of the water. My husband had the Ribeye Steak it was fatty and not all that good. The dessert was a joke you got a small dish of icecream that was scooped with a melon scooper it came with the dinner we thought we would share... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ephraim Shores is always clean and comfortable. Relaxing waterfront for watching boaters, kayakers, and paddle boarders. Great location for viewing the most beautiful sunsets. Convenient location. Staff is above and beyond amazing.

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La Crosse, WI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used Ephraim Shores Motel and Restaurant for many vacations over the past 20 years. It is an older but modernized place to stay. When one goes to Door County, Ephraim Shores Motel, right on Eagle Bay, gives an authentic flavor of the area--not a huge, anonymous newly-built monster resort. It is in the middle of Door County, making... More

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Freeport, Maine
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this motel because the view is beautiful. We always go to Wilson's and get an ice cream cone and walk on the walk way along the shore line. Owners are always helpful and pleasant. This is not the fanciest one in town, but love the view and location. Also, like to come home to the "quieter" town after... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room we had on the 2nd floor was absolutely beautiful, with a sunset view that took our breaths away. The pool was big and clean, free bikes to use around Door County, and a spectacular staff! Definitely stay here if you're in Door County.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed at Ephraim Shores and was very disappointed with their customer service. The rooms are fine nothing special. If anything they are a little moldy and outdated. But regardless, my husband and I can up for my birthday and when asked to switch to a less expensive room so we could have a King bed instead of two... More

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Jolynn N, Manager at Ephraim Shores Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry you felt your stay with us was not what you expected. The waterfront room that you stayed in is a very popular room type with many of our guests. When a guest wants to switch to a different type room or less expensive room, we are happy to do that provided our housekeeping staff is still on... More

Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Well maintained two story property in Ephraim with water/dock access. The extra attention to cleanliness is appreciated and is apparent throughout the motel. Second Story restaurant dining was also a fine option during the stay, and 10% is taken off of meals for guests of the motel...

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Tiffin, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed in room 208 for one night and the room was huge. Yes it is a little dated but everything is clean and comfortable. We could see the water from our balcony and enjoyed sitting outside and watching the sunset. I would stay here again.

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Jolynn N, Manager at Ephraim Shores Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are very proud of our cleaning staff and feel they do a terrific job. I am glad you felt the same. We are always making updates to our hotel, with a few each year. Room 208 does have a nice view of the water, even though it is considered a garden... More

Winthrop, Maine
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very good food decent prices. No waiting. Pleasant staff. Homemade ice tea! I got salmon which was great and the Santa Fe salad was great too! I love home made ice tea. Would return! Second story walk up. I don't know if there is an elevator. You could call and ask I suppose.

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Slayton, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have been staying here for the past 5 years. Their rooms are always clean and just recently put in new carpet, TV and dressers. The room we always gets looks over Green Bay and is on the second floor. They are very friendly. We don't stay anywhere else.

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Jolynn N, Manager at Ephraim Shores Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for noticing the new improvements that we have made this year! We are always trying to make some improvement every year. We do have an excellent housekeeping staff who keep the place looking great! Thanks again. Hope to see you again soon. More

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Address: 10018 State Road 42 (Hwy 42), PO Box 166, Ephraim, WI 54211
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Ephraim
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