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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time at the Old Rittenhouse Inn. Room was very nice with a view of the lake. Spacious and comfortable with a large whirlpool to relax in. Daily breakfast and evening dinner were well done. Staff was pleasant and very accommodating. We will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I found The Rittenhouse and Le Chateau in 2009 when we were visiting Bayfield and noticed "that gorgeous house on the hill" (Chateau). When we found out it was a B&B, we were intrigued.When we got engaged a year later, we considered making it our destination. We stayed for the first time in 2010 one year before... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved the rooms at Old Rittenhouse Inn. Our favorite is in the Le Chateau Building. We had the Master Suite and it is lovely. Sitting area overlooking the lake, nice bedroom, and a huge bathroom! The only thing we missed was not having any books or magazines to read during our down time. That is something that could be... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights recently at least the Old Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield, WI. The inn is a majestic structure going back to the 1890s and is in good repair. Everyone is very friendly and we had an enjoyable stay. Our second floor room had a large king sized bed and a whirlpool tub, as well as a modern Kohler... More 

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Colgate, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rittenhouse is a must see/stay place when in Bayfield. The rooms are very comfortable, the breakfasts were fabulous, and the 5 course dinner was great (a bit pricey, and wine selection a little weak). it's not a typical/traditional B&B, meaning it is more of a small, high-end hotel (we never saw the owners, just staff). We would definitely stay... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for four nights in the Ballroom at the sister property, Le Chateau. Our room was spacious, but we didn't have a view of the lake. There is no TV in the room, and a refrigerator, microwave, tea, and coffee maker are available downstairs in the kitchen area. They give you a tour of the property when you arrive,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a splurge place and worth it. Our Room (#9) was as nice a B&B room as I have ever seen. Actually, this is more of a small luxury hotel than B&B. I especially admired the attention to detail. All of the lighting was of or reminiscent of the period. Colors were bright and cheerful, yet Victorian. Incredible stain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to Bayfield on a whim. No reservations, no plans. Walked into several hotels in the downtown area. Very pricey, not very nice. Decided to try the beautiful bed and breakfast on the hill overlooking the town. So glad we did. The manager was charming, kind and helpful. He happily showed us the room and talked about the area.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night at Old Rittenhouse Inn. We had a lovely room with a whirlpool, which we used. We noticed right a way there was no TV. Great! it was a nice quiet evening reading and just being together. Great way to unwind after a long drive. Bed was comfortable, room large, but unfortunately we were on the first... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a visit to The Old Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield. Three couples enjoyed the Inn. Two couples stayed in the cottage and one couple in the chateau. The cottage was roomy and in a great location. The back room wasn't quite as nice as the front room, but the shared living space was quaint. The upstairs room,... More 

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