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Neenah, Wisconsin
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We were hoping for better accommodations in the room, as we only planned to stay one night. It was windy and raining when we arrived on the island, but that happens when we decide to travel a little later in the summer season. Not much was open on the island, but the Sunset Resort is a quaint and cozy little...

Thank Karen S
St. Paul, MN
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Because Washington Island was originally settled by Icelandic and Scandinavian people, their descendants have carried on by serving some of the traditional food. During our vacation we made sure that we visited the resort once again for one of their wonderful breakfasts. I had a delectable breakfast called "Barkräm Pankaka," Icelandic pancakes (crepes) filled with cream and yogurt and covered...

Thank Kate M
Menomonee Falls, WI
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We took a spur of the moment weekend drive and ended up on Washington Island. Walking outside at the Sunset resort felt like we were in the middle of nowhere enjoying nature. It was blissful... Beautiful views Great hosts and yummy breakfast

Thank Tracy E
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Staying here felt like we were staying with family. The owners are remarkably welcoming and eager to share about things to do on the island. We found the breakfast they serve DELICIOUS. They treated us as if we were family that hadn't seen each other in decades. Our children loved being here. No TVs in the rooms is a HUGE...

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Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on our way to an event on the island. The breakfast restaurant is in the resort with nice views to the west and the open water. The staff were very polite. The menu is simple and you can check off what you'd like on a short selection sheet. The choices are classic Scandinavian breakfast items...

Thank Martin R
Swisher, Iowa
Reviewed July 11, 2015

This resort has stood the test of time. It's being ran by a 7th generation of family. The facility has been well taken care of. Lee and Janice made us feel at home from the minute we walked in the door. Every room has a water view and they're cute and clean. The sunsets we experienced on their private lawn/beach...

1Thank LorJor64
Norwalk, IA
Reviewed June 8, 2015

We visited Washington Island the first of June which is before their 'season'. But the folks at Sunset made our stay most enjoyable. The resort has been in the same family for four generations. There is a sense of pride displayed from each member of the family we met. The room was older but it was impeccably clean an comfortable....

1Thank Ron K
Nw Chicago Suburbs
Reviewed August 25, 2014

As the reviewer of another Washington Island property stated: "First of all, you have to understand that Washington Island is a retro kind of place" -- That's absolutely essential. If you are expecting night life, high-end, ultra-modern furnishing, then visit New York City. But if you want to relax and unwind among friendly people in a gorgeous natural setting this...

4Thank HobbitGirl
Seville, Spain
Reviewed July 24, 2014

The family that runs this resort are very caring hosts. They respond do your needs in the most friendly and caring manner. You feel like you at home. I had a back issue and they supplied me with a back ice pack and even sent one with me for the ride home. We love the sunsets and the resort is...

3Thank Lucierochon1
Elk River, Minnesota
Reviewed July 22, 2014

This resort was great but we were not thrilled with the room and trying to sleep. Not that the room was bad, but that we could hear people going up and down the stairs, in the sitting (TV room) next to us and they had a sitting bench just under our bedroom window! We had to tell some people one...

2Thank Lynann S
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Additional Information about Sunset Resort

Address: Old West Harbor Road, Washington Island, WI 54246
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Washington Island
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Sunset Resort Washington Island, WI - Door County
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Upstairs rooms would have more privacy.... we were in room 1... no privacy”
 of 5 bubbles lolabeckham, Oct 5, 2015 | Read review
“Every room has a beautiful view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles LorJor64, Jul 11, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a 2nd floor room facing the bay -- the view from the picture window is outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles HobbitGirl, Aug 25, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure that you ask for a room with a view of Green Bay, that way you are sure to get a view of the amazing sunsets and capture the cool breeze off of the water.”
  • Sunset and pelicans
 of 5 bubbles J7658DXmikes, Jul 16, 2014 | Read review
“Definitely get a waterfront room. It was worth it. Such a nice place.”
 of 5 bubbles britt72, Jul 1, 2013 | Read review
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