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The Bayfield Inn

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, very accommodating staff. We got there way before check-in time. While our room wasn't ready, they took my cell phone number and called as soon as it was ready. We got in early afternoon just in time to get ready for a kayak excursion. Room was updated, clean and pleasant. The rooftop bar looked right out to the... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Inn is located right on the lake. Lakeside rooms have a great view. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Right in the center of Bayfield, so shopping and dining are easy. The town is easy to get around in, lots of nice shops.

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Thank Bradford W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for exploring Bayfield. We had a first floor unit with a deck that looked out across a parking lot to the lake. The little kitchen was fine for our purposes, but not as clean as I would have hoped. The burner drip trays and burner had dried food, and around the faucets had dirt that needed to be... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great bayside small hotel. Very clean, recently renovated. There is an excellent restuarant in the hotel. Less than half a block from the boat and ferry docks. Bayfield is a delightful small town on the shore of Lake Superior. It is the headquarters of the Apostle Islands Natl Lakeshore Park.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly people. We stayed in the Crow's Nest in the Isaac Wing property across from the inn. The place was clean and quaint. We made a late reservation and were grateful to be able to stay. The only downside was that there are a number of stairs (third floor) about which we were warned. It's not for the mobility-challenged.... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views of Lake Superior. Food was above average- Whitefish Cobb Salad was very good.The fish was amazing! Shrimp and Scallop with pasta was ok. It could have had more flavor. Service was very friendly and efficient.

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Milwaukee, WI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in Bayfield in August. Due to availability (or lack thereof) we stayed in two different condos managed by The Bayfield Inn. This review is for the Ada O'Day #5. Overall, we were a bit disappointed with this property. Pros: It has a great view of Lake Superior from the living room and the small patio outside.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bayfield Inn for 2 nights for our 1st wedding anniversary. The view from our room of Lake Superior was wonderful. The room was clean, and we had a nice jacuzzi suite. For what the hotel offered, it truly was overpriced, but the view was marvelous. We visited different hotels & locations while on our anniversary, and this... More 

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Glen Ellyn IL USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely small hotel in a charming town! My husband & I stayed one night in a room that faced the parking lot & street. The room was well furnished,comfortable bed and wonderfully quiet. Packages of cookies in the room were a nice extra touch. On the water side of the hotel there is a nice park. The night... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here every year. Ada O'day condo. It is clean, well cared for, and the people at the desk are just awesome! We appreciated the attention to detail. We will return again next year. Thank you for making our vacation wonderful.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bayfield's premier lodging establishment located on the shoreline of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Our exclusive downtown location is central to restaurants, shops and attractions and within walking distance of the Apostle Islands Cruise Service and the Madeline Island Ferry Line. The Bayfield Inn is newly renovated offering yesterdays charm with today's amenities and continues to raise the bar for "the Bayfield Lodging Experience". The Bayfield Inn has been serving Bayfield and it's visitors for close to 100 years. You will find our staff to be experienced, most courteous, and knowledgeable. Whether you are planning a quiet getaway, adventure, wedding, family reunion, "girls" weekend or a corporate retreat/meeting, The Bayfield Inn offers a wide variety of lodging options to fit all needs and budgets. Choose from our 21 luxury hotel rooms or any of our centrally located Vacation Rentals to include condominiums, homes, apartments and suites. The Bayfield Inn is at your service. Secure complimentary high speed WiFi (30 mbps), HD programing to include HBO, and private off-street parking is available. Now serving Breakfast and Lunch Lakeside! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bayfield Inn

Address: 20 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5018
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Bayfield
Price Range: $75 - $595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
The Bayfield Hotel Bayfield
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