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“We found a diamond nestled in nature!” 5 of 5 stars
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E1369 Rural Road, Waupaca, WI 54981   |  
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Ranked #2 of 8 Waupaca B&B and Inns
Berlin, Wisconsin
1 review
“We found a diamond nestled in nature!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2010

My significant other and I always take one night each winter to go away and just "be". We wanted to go to someplace different this year and were blessed to find a beautiful Bed & Breakfast that far surpassed any expectations that we might have had for a romantic getaway. The "CRYSTAL RIVER INN Bed & Breakfast, LLC", run by Deb & Robert Benada is a rare find. Fireplaces in your rooms, some rooms have private bathrooms and double whirlpool tubs, beautiful queen and king sized unique beds (ours was a gorgeous canopy), coupled with genuine sincerity for your every comfort by the host and hostess makes this our number one place to get away from it all:) The food is absolutely delicious and comes with views of a beautiful river and just a blessed feeling of calmness to be given the opportunity to be there. I could go on and on but will put up a link to the website, which is very thorough and well done and you can enjoy the experience for yourselves. We are already planning to go back ASAP:) Here is the link: crystalriverinn@charterinternet.com Enjoy!
Sincerely, Gerard Schubert & Kathy Szente

  • Stayed February 2010, 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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Sauk City, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

My fiance and I stayed at the Crystal River Inn for a relaxation trip. We were happy to find a quiet, peaceful spot to stay. We especially loved the food! Robert is an excellent cook, and we were pleased that he respected our dietary concerns. We loved that Deb and Robert were always available to answer our questions, but they also respected our privacy if we wanted some quiet time alone. We recommend that you bring your bikes, either to ride on the winding back roads, or at Hartman Creek State Park. The only down side was that the willow bed we stayed in had a very firm matress, and we prefer something softer. I'd still recommend this b&b to anyone going to the Waupaca area.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2008

Being on our way from Minnesota to Illinois, my wife and I did find the Chrystal River Inn, listed in a travel-guide and gave it a try. What a nice surprise.
We received a warm welcome by the (new) owners, had a short tour through the Inn and decided to stay not in the main building (nice rooms though) but in a small cottage on the grounds. Everything was very clean and nicely furnished. The beakfast was wonderful, prepared and served by the host himself in a sunny room, the tiny Crystal river flowing right near by (self-baked bread, self-made marmelade and a real soufflet). The Inn is located South of Waupaca in the little town Rural - the name is program.
We will come back, if we'll ever make it back to the area.

  • Liked — the hostoric setting
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2003

I, and four other women friends ,spent a night at this lovely home in June of 2003. We had two rooms that were quaint and beautifully decorated. This B.& B. is in Rural, Wisconsin. The Crystal River meanders through this peaceful, rural part of Wisconsin. It was like being back in the 19th century. The breakfast was awsome! My parents retired not far from this home;so I was familier with this area. We plan on going back next June.

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Address: E1369 Rural Road, Waupaca, WI 54981
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Waupaca
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Waupaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our 1853 farmstead in the historic village of Rural on the Crystal River is a welcoming place for all to feel at home. The setting fosters rest and refreshment of body, mind and spirit! Travel Green Wisconsin Certified. Wild Ones, Audubon, National Wildlife Federation members. Full breakfast with Southern touch; wildlife/bird habitat; grass labyrinth; foot paths; bicycle friendly. Cabins for families. Wisconsin government rate. ... more   less 

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