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By The Bay Motel

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4123 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
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By The Bay Motel
Ranked #8 of 9 hotels in Fish Creek
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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chicago
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 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... More

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Wetmore, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 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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Birmingham, Alabama
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223 reviews 223 reviews
26 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 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... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 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... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 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... More

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 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... More

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Fox Lake, WI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 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... More

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Rooms are small, dark, and musty-smelling. They have not been remodeled in a long time. Also over-priced. My family and I actually got a great room just up the street at ParkWood Lodge. The rooms were cleaner, cheaper, and they have a pool, hot tub, game room and tennis courts.

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chicago
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Stayed here for a few days. Clean little motel in a great location. Friendly owners. Did I say great location! We'll probably be back, Enough said.

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Address: 4123 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Fish Creek
Also Known As:
By The Bay Hotel Fish Creek
By The Bay Motel Fish Creek, WI - Door County

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