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Island View Inn and Cottages

86720 Island View Lane, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Island View Inn and Cottages
Ranked #12 of 19 Bayfield B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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madison, wi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Reading the some of the previous reviews, i am shocked. On the contrary, my experience at this beautiful lodge was a good one. We had a comfortable room, that was quite homey. It definetly did not feel like a generic hotel room. Wonderful views of the lake, and the islands near by. I loved that it was tucked away in... More

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Poplar Grove, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

They sure are letting this place go. It's sad that such a nice property is falling apart like it is. Also it's nothing some yard work, trimming, paint, stain, cleaning products and laundry detergent wouldn't fix. They simply don't appreciate the property or the people that come to spend their one week off per year. Don't boast about being more... More

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We booked a room at Island View in Bayfield WI for four nights. One of the things Island View boasts about is the "full breakfast delivered to your suite in a covered basket at 8:30 AM". On another page of their website they state a "Gourmet breakfast utilizing local foods", which implies the breakfast is skillfully prepared using high-quality or... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

I just spent a great weekend here, the breakfast was perfect and they found me an awesome boat captain to tour the islands with. Highly recommend this as a place to stay in bayfield!!! Their commitment to making your vacation as enjoyable as possible is top notch!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We just returned from a stay at one of the detached cottages........the Madeline. Clean and well furnished. Breakfast was great, but could be delivered earlier. On our arrival no one was there to greet us.......we called the "emergency" number and were told that the keys were hanging on the board to let ourselves in. They offer chairs to sit and... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The location and views are absolutely perfect. The rooms are large, with a separate bedroom. The kitchenette is well stocked. It included a coffee maker but no coffee! Fortunetly there is a grocery store in town. There is a fire pit with wood furnished. The place has 3 cabins and 2 up/down units attached to the owner's house. We stayed... More

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Chicago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior, this B&B has two rooms in the main house, and three cabin suites nearby. We stayed in the Basswood, which had full kitchen and living room, along with a bedroom and a private bath. The rooms were clean and nicely appointed. Breakfast was delivered each morning directly to our cabin. They have direct... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Basswood cabin. It is Very beautifully refinished, windows facing the lake are big, and wonderful any time of day, to sit and watch sail boats go by. Kitchen was equipped with everything we needed to make some simple meals, and there was a coffee pot (very important for us) Lovely bathroom and shower.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

My girlfriend and I just visited here for my birthday. It was located just a mile north of Bayfield which tends to be quiet year round although touristy in late summer and for Apple Fest in October. Anyway though it was a mile away it seemed completely tranquil in its location and almost remote you might say. Anyway if you're... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

We stayed at this inn in February for Book Across the Bay weekend. What a great find! It's literally right on the lake with such beautiful views and a fabulous deck for relaxing. Lots of woods surrounding the inn, so you feel a bit off the beaten path. Yet, it takes just 2 minutes to drive into Bayfield. We had... More

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Additional Information about Island View Inn and Cottages

Address: 86720 Island View Lane, Bayfield, WI 54814
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Bayfield
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Ranked #12 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Bayfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Solitude, quiet, space for rejuvenation, the sounds of lapping waves and crackling campfires... all on the shores of Lake Superior. Island View Inn and Cottages is the perfect getaway to enjoy water activities such as kayaking and canoing, with access directly in front of your room! Each of our rooms is equipped with kitchen facilities, private bath, bedroom and living room. The Inn suites include a full breakfast; the Cottage suites include a continental breakfast. ... more   less 

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