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“A memorable weekend at Justin Trails” 4 of 5 stars
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Ranked #2 of 5 Sparta B&B and Inns
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
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“A memorable weekend at Justin Trails”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My husband & I had fun weekend at Justin Trails recently. This was our first stay & found our room well decorated, comfortable sleep number bed, big bathroom, new TV & many other amenities to make our stay especially pleasant. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious with granola, eggs, thick cut bacon, & my favorite tea! We didn't eat again till dinner. Would definitely like to return!
Also got lots of excerise on snow shoes. Trails for skiing & tubing were great, too

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Donna J, Owner at Justin Trails Resort, responded to this review, March 5, 2015
Don & I appreciate your positive comments. We look forward to your return visits!
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, IL
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21 hotel reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We just went snowshoeing at this resort and it was a blast! They offered snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and tubing. The trails were well maintained, prices were very reasonable, and the views were lovely. I will be bringing the kids back for tubing and try talking my husband into skiing! Loved it!

Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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Donna J, Owner at Justin Trails Resort, responded to this review, March 5, 2015
I will share your positive comments with my husband, Don Justin, who a 30 year veteran of trail grooming here at Justin Trails Resort. We look forward to your return visits. I provide ski lessons
for guests new to the sport.
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We had a wonderful one-night getaway to Justin Trails. We stayed in the Little House on the Prairie cabin. The owners were out-of-state, but we were greeted warmly by the woman keeping the inn during their absence. We found the cabin to be a good size for the two of us.

As other reviewers have mentioned, the breakfast is very good. The selection of skiing and snowshoeing gear available for use by guests exceeded our expectations. The highlight of our time at the lodge was our snowshoe trek to "the rock". The trail was very well-marked, perfect level of difficulty, and offered spectacular views. The grounds are very well maintained; it was obvious to us that a great deal of time and energy is invested into this resort.

Our only regret is that we had to come back after one night. We look forward to returning during other seasons, and bringing our sons in upcoming winters.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Donna J, Owner at Justin Trails Resort, responded to this review, March 5, 2015
It gives Don and me great pleasure to share our property with its great views with guests. This has been a labor of love to convert a dairy farm to a resort to allow us to continue to live on this beautiful third generation family property.
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Monroe, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

A month ago, in December, we rented Justin's Trails for a WEDDING weekend. We rented the B&B rooms and cabins for the wedding party and immediate families. We also rented the beautiful nostalgic Barn and held the wedding and reception in it. We held the wedding in the upstairs loft. And the reception/dance in the heated lower level of the barn. With some decorating with lighting and 5 country chandeliers (from eventdecordirect.com) plus with the help from superb local venues (table/chair rental, caterer, florist - all delivered!... It turned out to be a beautiful spectacular wedding for 100-130 people. It was exactly what the couple wanted. And the owners of Justin's Trails Resort - were over-the-top accommodative-very nice people. What made it extra memorable was that it was a group effort. And it gave the 2 families a chance to decorate and get to know one another, the day before the wedding. And the nostalgic atmosphere of The Justin Trails Barn - offered a welcoming warm feeling - people had a great time together! Again, thank you - Donna, Don, and Dawn for all your help. It couldn't have gone better. Thank you!

Room Tip: Charming country farm - Bed & Breakfast in a beautiful renovated farm house plus log cabins larg...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Justin Trails is a wonderful B&B. We have stayed there on several occasions, the most recent being this January. Donna and Don Justin are wonderful hosts and even provide cross-country skiing lessons! The rooms are well appointed - the one we stayed in had a fireplace, hot tub, microwave, and an amazingly comfortable king-sized bed. The Justin Trails property is a jewel. Guests can cross-country ski, snowshoe and sled in the winter and play disc golf and hike the other seasons. Bird watching and lovely views of the countryside are available all year round. We always look forward to breakfast (which includes delicious homemade granola -- you'll want to purchase a bag to take home) and vising with other guests. If you are looking for a country getaway, Justin Trails is just the place.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We found Justin Trails online and it had just what we were looking for - cross country skiing and an interesting Bed & Breakfast. Don and Donna were very welcoming and excellent hosts. The room (Presidential) was clean and comfortable. The cross country skiing was great with good equipment and trails. Breakfast in the morning was great too.

Room Tip: If you're considering Lona's or Presidential, choose Presidential. It has a gas fireplace r...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Unique comfortable open accommodations. Don and Donna are gracious and do a splendid breakfast and are constantly improving their disc golf courses and hiking/ cross country skiing trails. Their love of the land and people is very evident. There are lots of places around the property to prop up your feet and read or just contemplate nature. The WIFI is free and works well.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 7452 Kathryn Avenue, Sparta, WI 54656
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Sparta
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Sparta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Destination wedding resort with Elegant Barn wedding venue seats 200 guests. Say I do with a destination wedding at Justin Trails Resort and create an experience that is uniquely yours by reserving the resort and spending the weekend with friends and family. Our unique lodging includes a cottage, 3 suites in our 1920 foursquare and 2 Scandinavian Full-Scribe log cabins. Each lodging option is unique. No two rooms are alike so each one has its own ambiance. Challenge yourself on either or both of the 18 basket disc golf courses on our 200 acres of Driftless Southwest Wisconsin hill and valley terrain. ... more   less 

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