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Old Rittenhouse Inn

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301 Rittenhouse Ave., Bayfield, WI 54814
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was remarkable , from the level of service , to the room #6 , and the food was the best experience anyone could expect , the staff far exceeded our expectations, I would recommend the Rittenhouse to anyone staying in the area

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our most enjoyable weekends in years. Our two night stay at the Old Rittenhouse Inn was great; beautiful room, attentive friendly staff, and wonderful food. Our intent was to get to the Apostle Island Ice caves, we lucked out and our trip landed right in the middle of this years open period, and they were spectacular. We also... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 6 and 8 year old daughters here for a weekend trip to the Ice Caves at the Apostle Islands. We stayed in a beautiful room and had complimentary breakfast every morning which was delicious, complete with waffles and steel cut oatmeal! The room we had originally booked was Room 5 but we were upgraded to room 11... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful Victorian Era Inn in Bayfield, Wisconsin. It was a last minute trip to that part of the world to visit the Ice Caves of the Apostle Islands which happened to open while I was visiting Milwaukee. I booked two nights at the Inn and had one of the most enjoyable B&B... More 

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Valders, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That is all that my wife and I could say... From the staff, to the room, to the FOOD. We were not expecting THAT kind of dining experience from a B&B. Our dinners were one of the most mouth-watering, fall off the bone, palate pleasing meals that we have ever had. The staff was GREAT. Mark, the owner, personally seated... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My boyfriend and I were here for our anniversary. It was our first time at the Old Rittenhouse Inn and being it was our first time in Bayfield, we weren't sure what to expect. Our experience here was absolutely memorable. From when we first got there, and found the wonderful employee shoveling the parking lot for our arrival(it had snowed... More 

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Wine weekend was a treat, clean, quiet place. good food with a great view. Staff is super!! every one of them will go out of their way to help. A+ Will return for sure! Easy to find and within walking distance from shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

When my wife booked a weekend in Bayfield in January, I thought she had lost her mind. Not only did we thoroughly enjoy the Wisconsin weather, the Rittenhouse Inn was a warm and inviting base for our adventure. Clean and comfortable room with a great view over town to the lake, especially friendly and helpful staff, delicious meals, and warm... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My wife and I spent a night at the Old Rittenhouse Inn. We were greeted with a huge smile by Wendy, who showed us to a room (#10) that was absolutely wonderful. You felt all of the stress melt the moment you walked in. The views of Lake Superior were stunning. Everything about the room seemed designed to slow down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is so Fantastic. Should be on Bucket List! The rooms are so unique and can fulfill everyone's whims! It is hard to choose just one room, they are all so great! Any time of the year is an adventure to be there! The Inn keepers and employees are so helpful with anything you need and ideas of what... More 

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