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“Dog and People Haven”
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Beachfront Inn
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Baileys Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Appleton, WI
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“Dog and People Haven”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have never stayed at such a dog-friendly place: off-leash beach access on good behavior, a bountiful doggie treat bag awaiting our arrival, handy disposal bags provided, and a well thought-out pet policy that honors the needs of pet owners and non-owners alike.
Also really loved the nightly campfire on the beach and the s'mores makings that made the inn seem like our personal shore front retreat. The bright yellow, turquoise, navy, and crisp white outdoor decor was very nice. Breakfast offerings were substantial (bagels and pastries, fruit, yogurt, hard-boiled eggs, cereals) and can be eaten out on the covered deck looking out on the water and scenery.
The room was modest but comfortable, clean, and quiet.
Staff was super friendly and helpful in all stages - making the reservation, arrival, breakfast, and even after our visit (I left my pillow behind and it was efficiently and pleasantly returned by mail the very next day).
I will definitely be staying there again.

Room Tip: Even those rooms that don't face the water still have a view of it.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Woodstock, Illinois
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Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Beachfront Inn for three nights with our two small dogs and enjoyed the lake views, proximity to stores and sites of Northern Door County and the friendly atmosphere. Owners Tammy and Terry and their nephew work hard to make sure guests have a good visit.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2014

We always stay here while in Door County and it never disappoints. It's a door friendly motel, great views, clean rooms, beach access with a bonfire every night. They've also added a continental breakfast in the mornings since our last visit. Great part of Door County and nice little motel.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

We have been coming to Door County for the past 10 years for the Door County Scottie Rally. The past 4 trips we have stayed at Beachfront. We can't say enough good things about the Motel. The owners are fantastic, the rooms are clean and fresh, the location is great, and the views of Lake Michigan are wonderful. I especially appreciate the free wifi!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is the best and only place we stay in door county! Clean rooms! Great service by owners! Free fire every night and free s'mores! Free coffee in the morning! Great location. Nice quiet peaceful place. Gorgeous lake views! I can't say enough about this gem of a hotel!

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Plano, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2013

This is an older, 2-story hotel situated right on the lake (has it's own beach) - maybe 100ft or so from the water's edge. This is on the "quiet" side of door county with the bayside a 15 minute drive across the peninsula for shopping etc if you like. Rooms were very clean, and while an older place internet, refrigerator, micro, and coffee were provided (king room). I like that they accept dogs, even though we no longer have one - several were there and we had no issues with noise, mess etc. Nice grassy seating area w/chairs & tables between the hotel and the beach to relax while you are enjoying the lake, and the fire on the beach at night is great. Will stay here again.

Room Tip: Lake view really IS a lake view i.e no obstructions
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

The Beachfront is located on lake Michigan in beautiful Door County. The hotel is well maintained with clean and comfortable rooms. With a private beach as well as a nice swimming pool you can be sure soak up the sun and the view. The owners work hard to ensure that your stay is enjoyable. Restaurants and shops are in walking distance.

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Property: Beachfront Inn
Address: 8040 State Highway 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202-9248
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Baileys Harbor
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Baileys Harbor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Beachfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the casual style of a more relaxed age. Located in the heart of Baileys Harbor, the Beachfront Inn offers a warm hospitality while providing our guests a place to relax, enjoy the ambiance, and make new memories. Start each day with a plentiful Continental breakfast to keep you energized whether your plans take you to the beach, golfing, or touring the many shops, galleries and restaurants of Door County. When you've seen all you want to, simply relax on our beautiful deck in the sun or shade. Enjoy the subtle waves...Cool off with a dip in our outdoor heated pool...Recharge yourself. As night falls enjoy a glass of wine as you unwind to make your evening plans. Experience the best of Door County! It starts right here. ... more   less 
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Beachfront Hotel Baileys Harbor
Beachfront Motel Baileys Harbor
Beachfront Inn Baileys Harbor, Door County, WI

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