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By The Bay Motel

4123 Hwy. 42, Fish Creek, WI 54212
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We had a girls weekend in Door County and stayed at By the Bay Motel. It was very reasonably priced and very clean. The view from the private patio was awesome too. Only complaint is it needs some updates (wallpaper). But for being as outdated as it was, It was extremely clean! We will be back.

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Long Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We were first time visitors to Door County and we debated which small town to stay in. We were very pleased with our choice of Fish Creek. It was centrally located and allowed us to visit the other communities. We chose By The Bay as our home base. The location in Fish Creek was excellent. We had a front facing... More 

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Thank GloriaJC
Babbitt, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This motel's decor is definitely outdated, but we found it to be clean, quiet, and in an excellent location. The room was a nice size. The king bed was comfortable and there was a refrigerator in the room. TV was small for the size of the room. Ask for an upstairs room with a view of the beach. We walked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

My family wanted to do an extended family trip to Door County, Wisconsin. We decided to stay in Fish Creek, the center of activity. I found the By The Bay motel and called for reservations. I was able to get 3 rooms, for Friday and Saturday nights. We decided to use Thursday as a travel day and I was able... More 

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Menominee, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

My husband and I have been staying at By the Bay for many years. If you are looking for a fancy, amenities oriented place, stay elsewhere. If you are looking for a hot tub, pool or sauna, stay elsewhere. If you are looking to be fed and plan to stay in and watch big screen TV, stay elsewhere. If you... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This motel is in a great location and is clean. If that's what you are looking for, it's perfect. If you want a romantic or more upscale getaway and will spend more than just sleeping time in your room, this isn't a good match. The time we were there, the weather was perfect and all we did was shower and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

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 August 8, 2015

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 August 4, 2015

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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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