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2468 Sunnyside Rd, Sister Bay, WI 54234-9163
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 10/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 16 hotels in Sister Bay
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Enjoy a quiet, relaxing getaway at this adult only (children 13 years and older), waterfront resort. Close to everything, yet away from it all. 46 rooms and suites, most with private water view balconies overlooking the rolling bluff, bay, fountains and gardens. Accommodations available with in-room whirlpools and gas fireplaces. Complimentary bikes, kayaks, tennis and a European style continental breakfast buffet (May-Oct). Amenities include heated outdoor pool, outdoor whirlpool, fire table, fishing dock and shoreline nature trail. Reservations for designated dog friendly rooms must be made by calling the resort directly. No online reservations that include a dog. See our website for our complete Dog Policy.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fax / photocopying
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Hiking
Tennis court
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Adults only
Newspaper
Outdoor fireplace
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Soundproof rooms
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Private balcony
Telephone
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
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Clothes rack
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Microwave
Refrigerator
DVD / CD player
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Warm Weather Traveler wrote a review Oct 1
Austin, Texas108 contributions42 helpful votes
Having stayed in a number of places in Door County over several decades (Waterbury Inn, Landmark Resort, The Settlement, etc.) we thought that the old location-location-location credo didn't matter in an area when everything is so close. We were wrong. Once our kids left the nest, we discovered this family-owned, adults-only gem that has a unique location of being RIGHT on Green Bay, up a hill from a private hiking trail. Since our first visit included our dog (certain suites are dog-friendly), this was a home run. We've returned many times, enjoying its proximity to Sister Bay's waterfront, miniature golf, and restaurants, and enjoyed it so much that we rented The Penthouse for 5 nights in September of 2020 so that our two adult kids and their spouses could converge on the hotel to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday. The proprietor, Warren Zaug, is very hands-on but service oriented, and every year he and his staff take great care of us and all other guests. The included breakfast is very tasty, consisting of things like fresh made scones and great coffee from a local shoppe. Even during Covid, the place was packed due to following restrictions in a creative, guest-friendly way (like a manned breakfast bar with very generous portions). Finally, the place has a tennis court, horseshoes, ladder game, cornhole, and even free bicycle usage to ensure that guests can enjoy the quiet, wooded locale. Like everything else in Door County, this isn't a luxurious urban or beach resort. But if you are looking for a clean "Wisconsin-fancy" inn with nice suites, great views of the bay, a fantastic little walking trail, and a delicious breakfast, you cannot go wrong...and The Penthouse (we also rented a King Suite since it has only 2 bedrooms plus a foldout couch) is a fantastic spot for 2 or 3 couples to get away for a week or weekend, boasting a fireplace, huge living room, gorgeous view, full kitchen, and even an office where you can get work done without disturbing other members of the group. Wifi is free. Until next time, Warren!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Cheryl Zaug Casey, Owner at Country House Resort
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind and informative review. We always appreciate your business but we were especially honored to host your family gathering for your wife's Birthday! The information you shared about the area and the resort will certainly be helpful to other visitors. We look forward to your next visit!
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Jen wrote a review Jul 2020
Chicago, Illinois190 contributions55 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
Grateful to have found this resort in our search for a babymoon getaway. It is perfect for both couples and extended family get togethers. There are 45 rooms each with a patio or balcony facing the bay. Your view depends on your floor level. The major selling point is the free activities available - pool, kayaks, ladder golf, cornhole, and volleyball. It is also conveniently located within walking distance to Johnson’s Game Park and Pirate’s Cove mini golf. We also took a 15-min hike along the water into town the first evening. As for the rooms, you can expect an updated shower, a nice sized frig with small freezer, a comfy lazy boy, and two nice chairs and a table for playing games when you need a break from the heat. The complimentary breakfast now being served during Covid was also perfect - jimmy dean egg/sausage sandwich plus yogurt or danish. If questioning sister bay, Don’t. It is a prime spot- situated 10 minutes from Ephraim/Peninsula State Park and 20 minutes from Baileys Harbor and Newport State Park. Dinner options are pretty good in town along with two ice cream shops! (A few restaurants could use more shade) Since we wished to socially distance, we carried out from Grasses one night and ate at the beach. We also enjoyed outside dining at Fat Belly And lastly carried in pizza from Wild Tomato to eat on our lovely patio overlooking the bay. Overall, we couldn’t have been happier with our trip. Don’t forget a stop at Koeplers, Red Putter, and Fred & Fuzzies.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Cheryl Zaug Casey, Owner at Country House Resort
Responded Jul 21, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to post such a detailed review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We know other guests will appreciate all the information you shared about the area and our resort. We do have a wide variety of room types, varying by size, location and amenities. It souuds like you stayed in a King Water view. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Lizzy K wrote a review Sep 2020
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My husband and I have stayed at the Country House twice, for our honeymoon and then again for our 3rd anniversary. We loved both our stays!! The water view suite with massage shower and whirlpool is perfect for a romantic getaway. The porch is great for enjoying the complimentary breakfast (awesome grab and go right now!!) One of the best parts of Country House is the extra amenities- kayaks, bikes, yard games, tennis, and a nature trail. We also love the extra touches, robes and mineral salts or essential oil packs for the whirlpool tubs. This year they even left us a box of chocolates for our anniversary!! Amazing service and cozy, romantic getaway. Can’t wait to return.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Cheryl Zaug Casey, Owner at Country House Resort
Responded Sep 8, 2020
Thank you so much for your review! We are honored you chose us for your honeymoon and also returned for your anniversary. We hope you will make it an annual tradition!
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Kim S wrote a review Aug 2020
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States17 contributions11 helpful votes
We had a bit of a disappointing experience (room cleanliness) however the manager responded to my email almost immediately after I alerted him of our concerns, he handled it extremely well, I'd give it another chance.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Cheryl Zaug Casey, Owner at Country House Resort
Responded Aug 31, 2020
Thank you for your feedback. I sincerely apologize that you were disappointed by your first trip to Door County and your stay with us. We take great pride in providing an outstanding guest experience and cleanliness is our #1 priority. I am glad we were able to communicate with you directly to better understand and address your concerns. We would appreciate another chance to provide you with an excellent hospitality experience.
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Badgerfan331 wrote a review Aug 2020
Madison, Wisconsin6 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I were excited to get back to Door County after 10 years. Country House was a perfect 3 day get away. We enjoyed the Penthouse room with awesome views and plenty of room to spread out. We enjoyed the kayaks and outdoor pool and there are many activities you can do onsite. The walk into Sister Bay is about 10 minutes. There is a challenging hill to climb to get back to the resort. We have found a new favorite place to stay in Door County
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Responded Aug 21, 2020
Thank you for posting a review of our property. We are so happy you returned to Door County and found the Country House Resort. The Penthouse is a truly unique accomodation with an amazing view and I agree that the walk back up from the shoreline is a bit of a workout! We hope you won't wait another 10 years before you return. We hope to see you again much sooner,
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PRICE RANGE
$112 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesWisconsinDoor CountySister Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
46
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Frequently Asked Questions about Country House Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Country House Resort?
Nearby attractions include Door County Creamery (0.4 miles), Pirate's Cove Mini Golf (0.3 miles), and Waterfront Park (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Country House Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Country House Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Country House Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Country House Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Country House Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Door County Creamery, Grasse's Grill, and Chop.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Country House Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Country House Resort located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Sister Bay.
Are pets allowed at Country House Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Country House Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Country House Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.