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Old Rittenhouse Inn

3.5 of 5 301 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 4 days ago NEW

We eloped at the Old Rittenhouse Inn in early December. It was perfect! We can’t say enough about how wonderful Mark and Wendy made this event for us. Wendy took care of everything ahead of time via email correspondence, and Mark did an outstanding job making our ceremony memorable. It was as easy as could be for us. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the locale, love the rooms, love the memories (we got married here), love walking around the town, love the meals, and we love showing photos of the Ice Caves at Cornucopia (but not enough to wish for the freezing temperature required to walk on this part of Lake Superior. And Jerry is the greatest host. Wonderful man.

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Ely, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We selected this inn for our 2-night Thanksgiving holiday this year, and it was delightful. Their Thanksgiving "package" included a dessert social the night before, 2 splendid breakfasts, and their Thanksgiving feast. The accommodations were beautiful, the food was over the top, and the staff were very friendly and helpful. And Bayfield is a sweet little town. Just one tiny... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the privilege of staying here over the Thanksgiving holiday, arriving Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, and leaving Saturday, November 29th. We had been looking forward to this get-away for almost 6 months and were not disappointed. The hosts, Mark and Wendy Phillips, and the staff, were so cordial and friendly we felt like we were much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We've stayed at many of the rooms in all of the Rittenhouse Inn properties over the last 25 years and are never disappointed. Nice accommodations! Amazing food! Incredibly lovely area. You can't go wrong chosing Rittenhouse Inn for Bayfield!

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Pella, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had the chance to stay at the Old Rittenhouse Inn over the weekend. It was a wonderful experience. The food was amazing for breakfast, and the service was great. Staff was extremely helpful. We would highly recommend staying at the Old Rittenhouse Inn.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We spent 2 marvelous nights at the Old Rittenhouse Inn B&B. We were on a color tour and were passing through Bayfield, WI. and saw the big mansion that is now a B&B. We looked in our old Select Hotels and B&Bs book we keep in the car all the time and found a very good write-up so we stopped... More 

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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It has almost become a tradition for my wife and I to visit Bayfield in the fall. The Old Rittenhouse Inn is a lovely old mansion on a hill converted to large inn with a great dining room. The rooms are very clean and each is decorated in well maintained antique furniture. Our favorite rooms are #s 8 & 9... More 

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Saint Francis, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A mother/daughter getaway was just what we needed and decided that Bayfield and the Apostle Islands would be the perfect location with all the beauty of fall color, the lake and the fresh air. We spent hours trying to decide on the right place to stay that would offer the environment we were looking for. Our choice could not have... More 

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Old_Rit_Innkeeper, Manager at Old Rittenhouse Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased the reviewer and her daughter got a much needed getaway in Bayfield and the Apostle Islands to enjoy the fall color, the lake, and the fresh air. It's nice to know that they felt the Chateau was the perfect choice and that upon check-in, they were given a "wonderful" tour and escorted to their room, which was... More 

Bemidji, Minnesota
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed the night of September 27th in the Masters Suite. The room was perfect. It was clean and had a great view of the lake. Jerry makes you feel at home, so we treated it that way. We spent the evening on the covered porch with a bottle of wine while another couple played board games... More 

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Address: 301 Rittenhouse Ave., Bayfield, WI 54814
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Bayfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Rittenhouse Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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