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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights in Room VII. From our arrival until our departure the staff were unfailing friendly and helpful. Our room was beautiful, the food was terrific and the location is 5 minutes walk from the center of Bayfield. It was a bit like being in an Agatha Christie novel without the murder. There is no TV, and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband I recently celebrated our anniversary while on a trip throughout the Upper Midwest. We had always wanted to visit the Apostle Islands and selected the Old Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield, WI as our base. The town itself is lovely - nice shops, restaurants and a stunning waterfront location on Lake Superior .The Old Rittenhouse Inn has been in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night in the Chateau Boutin Turret Suite of the Old Rittenhouse Inn. The Chateau is a separate house from the main building, but within easy walking distance. Parking, however, is a bit of a problem. We went out to the theater for the evening, so when we returned we had to park on the street. Not a... More 

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elk river, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room vi. Is the room we stayed in. Whirlpool was great, had a lot of room to move around. Bed and pillows too soft. Could use new pillows. Room was clean and warm. Breakfast was amazing. Balcony was closed so could not go on off our bedroom. Staff was nice and helpful

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Old_Rit_Innkeeper, Owner at Old Rittenhouse Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your patience and understanding with completion of the construction on the balcony just off of Room VI. We are happy to report that work is now complete and invite you for a return visit to check it out! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visitors to this treasure of a town on Lake Superior. Reminiscent of another favorite, Bar Harbour, ME. Old Rittenhouse Inn is a must stay. We were lucky to be able to enjoy both breakfast and dinner at the Rittenhouse and both were some of the best meals we've had. Staff was able to answer all our questions on... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent two delightful days and nights at the Old Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield Wisconsin. We cannot praise this inn highly enough. It is a beautiful old Victorian mansion with all the modern amenities. Our room was large and well furnished. Breakfast, which is included with the room, was hearty and excellent. We had dinner there... More 

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Roselle, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time we stayed in a ground floor room because of my messed up back and feet. Best sleep I've had in years!! We were there overnight for a concert at the Big Top, but wish we had stayed for a couple extra days. Great dinner and breakfast. Service as always impeccable. Was good to see Jerry and Mary and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attention to detail is the hallmark of this inn. Beautiful historic home (that has seen additions over the years). But, the original section is true to its original design. Rooms are very comfortable. Some are quite large. Others, like Room 1, is a bit cramped. Staff is very courteous and helpful. On-site restaurant serves complimentary breakfast for guests which is... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Bayfield and spent one night at the Rittenhouse Inn and one night at the Chateaux . Both houses are beautiful and the breakfast and service couldn't have been better! We highly recommend!

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights in July and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Old Rittenhouse Inn! The food and service are outstanding! The area is beautiful. Would highly recommend this property and we hope to return one day!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old Rittenhouse Inn is Bayfield, Wisconsin's first Country Inn Bed & Breakfast and gourmet restaurant offering 20 guest rooms in 2 Victorian homes and a private cottage. Accommodations include wood-burning fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and spectacular views of Lake Superior. A full service restaurant offers breakfast, brunch, and dinner, and showcases regional cuisine in season. The Inn is located blocks from Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. This year-round getaway offers seasonal rates and special events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Rittenhouse Inn

Address: 301 Rittenhouse Ave, Bayfield, WI 54814-5016
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Bayfield
Price Range: $212 - $416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Rittenhouse Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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