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By The Bay Motel

4123 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, let's start with the positive - The owners of By the Bay were friendly, and the location is great! You can easily walk into Fish Creek or Gibraltar and bike right into Peninsula State Park. They have a parking lot right out front for guests, so you don't have to fight for street parking. If you have a Bay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small musty smelling room, #4, stuck back in a corner with no view at all. Mattress thin. Bathroom clean but toilet so close to counter could hardly sit on it. Very small outdated room, 70's decor. Would never stay here again and would advise anyone to avoid it. Way over priced!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This happens to be the best located motel in the entire Door County. It is across from the public beach and in the heart of town with everything worth seeing within 3 blocks. The rates are reasonable. The parking is ideal. The rooms are spacious and clean and each has its own patio for some outdoor space. i think that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding a decent priced place to stay in Fish Creek over the summer is very hard. My wife and I found By The Bay Motel and couldn't have been more happy. The price is very reasonable for summer rates, the wifi is great, room is clean and has a small fridge which was nice. Also, the location can't be beat.... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place that will please your wallet. Lovely location where you can walk to many things around. Well taken care of here. Location here in Fish Creek gives a good base to travel up and down DC. Many places to eat near by also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Mary and her husband were so sweet that it felt like a home away from home. They definitely have pride of ownership and look out for their guests best interests. The rooms were a great price and right in the middle of town! Everyone was so friendly that we felt like we had our own little community!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We had a girls weekend in October. Everything about this weekend was awesome . Super clean great location and owners were awesome!! Will definitely be back girls weekend or with couples. We all loved it!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I believe that By The Bay is the best value in Fish Creek. This is a motel located right in the middle of town. You can walk to all of the restaurants, bars and shopping. The public beach is right across the street. The rooms are clean and the rear building rooms are especially airy. Walking distance also to Peninsula... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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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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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