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Madison, Wisconsin
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120 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This hotel shows its age but is still reasonably well kept and worth comforting if you appreciate the location near the lakefront and adjacent to the marina. I've stayed here several times over the years. While it is dated, they do have a restaurant and bar, and offer a sit down breakfast that works well for business travelers.

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Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and staying with us when you are in town. We currently are doing some very exciting renovations and hope to be complete with them in the next year or so. More 

Cambridge,WI
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a great location with wonderful vistas. You can either overlook Lake Superior or the marina with their array of sailboats and large lake boats. We stayed here overnight since we had an early morning fishing charter scheduled. The charter boats are only about a half a block from the hotel. If you have a charter scheduled,... More 

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Thank akbound1
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the lovely review. We are in the process of renovations and the rooms are not done yet. We have painted the rooms, the carpet is about a year old, the mattresses are new and the curtains we put in in March. We still need to receive our new bedding and hoping to have it in... More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our extended family of 22 has visited the area 3 times and have stayed here each time. Rating is primarily due to good rates,great location, great food/bar, and Excellent customer service. Every staff member we encountered was friendly and greeted us with a smile! Renovations are being made to update the hotel and are coming along nicely. On the negative... More 

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Thank jmarks9486
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad that your family enjoyed their stay with us. We appreciate all your comments and will be addressing the housekeeping issue with our staff. We look forward to your stay with us again next year. More 

Gladstone, Michigan
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this property for two months due to a work assignment. My experience can be summed up in two words---Total Satisfaction! The staff, starting from the managers Shannon and Wendy, and continuing with the front desk personnel Abby, Chase, Tamara, and Gary (just naming a few), did a great job of taking care of my needs! I enjoyed... More 

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Thank Mike B
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mike for the kind words. We really enjoyed haveing you and your wife stay with us. We hope that you are able to stay with us again. More 

Somerset, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We boat at this marina and often have family stay at this hotel. It has recently been renovated and their rooms, food, wait staff are unbelievably warm and customer focused. The manager of the facility works tirelessly everyday to make sure everything is just perfect. The price of the rooms and food are very comparable considering the high quality they... More 

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Thank iowaclass
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We here at Barkers Island Inn always strive to give "Superior" service and we are so glad that you enjouyed everything about us. More 

Norwalk, Iowa, United States
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127 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Barkers for a few nights in June. The place could use a little updating but all in all it was fine and we all enjoyed our stay. We also had supper in the bar and the food was really pretty good. Service was a little slow but we weren't really in a hurry. The price was reasonable... More 

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Thank Mike H
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you stayed with us. We are in the middle of exciting renovations. The lobby, public bathrooms, ballroom, sleeping rooms and pool area are almost finished. The restaurant will start in the fall and the lounge next year. We hope that you stay with us again if you are ever... More 

Pine City
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57 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Beautiful property and location with fabulous views of the lake-bay. Sunrise is breath taking out of our room window. We checked in around 5PM on a Thursday and the staff proceeded to get our info-give us the key and meal ticket- No explanation of where the elevators were, our room, breakfast or anything- no info. The room has no info... More 

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Thank wolfhollow
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We take all these comments seriously and will look into our training. We always strive to give "Superior" customer service and will use this as a training lesson for all of us. We hope that you come back and stay with us again. More 

Hayward, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Older hotel now being updated. Rooms are a bit of a walk from the lobby. Big pool area and nice restaurant and bar. Outside seating if you happen to got there on a day that's sunny. We were a WW2 vehicle convoy and our vehicles were safe in the parking lot.

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Thank Chuck M
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We are in the process of renovations so for the next couple years guests will see the great changes we are making. We hope that your group stays with us again. More 

Sauk Centre, Minnesota
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We wanted someplace affordable for our guests that didn't have windows overlooking parking lots. It is a beautiful setting with very nice rooms. We sat outside the lounge on the patio and found the setting to be beautiful but the service was almost non-existent. More times than not, members from our group had to go inside to order cocktails. We... More 

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Thank Heidi S
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and our views. I do apologize for the lack of service you received on the patio and I will be looking into that. We do try to reserve rooms together for blocks but sometimes that is not possible. A block of rooms is a... More 

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Other than a fresh coat of some updated paint colors, the rooms are in need of a reboot. Furniture and bedding is old but in spite of that, the beds were plenty comfortable. As with all older hotels, outlets not placed in great spots for device/cell phone charging. Bathroom is dated and the layout is weird, but everything worked in... More 

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Thank Staci W
Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. It is beautiful here in the summer so we hope to see you then and not just during hockey season. We are doing more renovations at this time (lobby, pool area, ballroom and the restaurant in October). Hopefully you can stay with us again and see the exciting renovations that are happening. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barkers Island Inn is located on an actual island and features a hotel, restaurant, and conference center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barkers Island Inn

Address: 300 Marina Dr., Superior, WI 54880 (Formerly Country Hospitality Inn)
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Superior
Price Range: $117 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barkers Island Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
Barkers Island Hotel Superior
Barkers Island Superior
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