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4 of 5 bubbles Review of Waterbury Inn

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Waterbury Inn
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Eureka, ill
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71 reviews
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“Very Good experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

We just checked out of our room and would highly recommend this resort to most anyone. The location was great for us, just outside of Ephrim in the woods. If you want to be in the hub bub of activity this is not the right location for you..you need downtown Fish Creek. We used the pool (in and out), the complimentary bikes and DVDs, kitchens in all units, complimentary Coffee and cappochino, excersize room. We would have to think hard come come up with extras that were not supplied. The only downside was there was a faint musty smell in our unit and we had ants in the kitchen.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2012

This inn is reasonably priced and while not in the center of Ephraim, it is a short 5 minute drive to the center of town. Our room was simple but clean and adequate with refridge, microwave and dishwasher. Indoor and outdoor pools make this a nice family getaway. Staff was friendly.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

The Waterbury Inn is a great place for families to stay when spending time in Door County. The location is on the north end of Ephraim. (It is about a 3 minute drive to the public beach) Everyone in my family thoroughly enjoyed the time spent here. We had two- 1 bedroom w/full kitchen rooms. The two rooms basically had the same layout except 1 was "accessible" and 1 was standard. The standard room had the vanity outside of the bathroom, which was nice, and the accessible had one big bathroom. The bedrooms are small with queen beds that were comfortable. (No tv's in the bedrooms) The pullout couch in the standard was not comfortable(We took the extra blankets in the unit and folded them to make extra padding for the kids to sleep on), but the one in the accessible was very comfortable. (There were realty flyers in both rooms that stated each room was individually owned and for sale, so maybe that was the difference in the type of pullout couch each owner supplied.)The kitchens are small, but have adequate supplies. We rearranged one of the cupboards to fit our groceries, because there really isn't a designated spot for them. We enjoyed using the gas grills by the pool to cookout while the kids had fun swimming. The outdoor pool area is very nice and clean. The indoor pool was also very clean and warm. We appreciated the supplied pool towels. We had fun in the ping pong room and the kids played games in the small arcade. They also offer a free DVD check out service. The great room in the lobby was a nice place for people to relax. (It was fun watching the olympics on their huge tv) They offer free coffee and hot chocolate. We really enjoyed that in the morning. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend the Waterbury Inn, especially for families.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

Great location on the outskirts of Ephraim, away from the congestion of Fish Creek, Egg Harbor, etc. No view of water, but nice property with medium-sized pool. Rooms well-appointed with kitchenette and dining table. Bathroom a little dim, but clean.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2012

We have spent the last two summers at the Waterbury Inn for our vacation in Door County, and plan to do so again this year. It is perfectly located in the middle of Door County, so it is only minutes to any neighboring town. We stay in the 2-bedroom suites on the top level. We enjoy the extra space -- we can put the kids to bed in the bedroom and then watch TV up in the loft or sit on the balcony. We have found the kitchen to be just fine for cooking 2 meals per day at the Inn so we don't have to spend as much at restaurants, and we bring along food to cook on the grill. There is even a dining table, so eating meals is comfortable too.

Our kids have adopted this place as their own, and love going down to the common room for hot chocolate and to watch cartoons or play checkers in the mornings. We enjoy the ping pong table, both pools, and the free movies from the office. The space is larger than you'd get in other hotels for a similar price, so it is a great value. We'll be going back!

Room Tip: We like the rooms on the second level. There is no elevator, but we use the rolling carts to move ou...
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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Green Bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2012

Our family stayed at the Waterbury Inn over Mother's Day weekend and were very pleased w/ our visit. The staff was very friendly and accomodating. The hotel was very clean and well maintained. The kids enjoyed the indoor pool, game room, ping pong table and outdoor playset. The location was great and within walking distance or a short car ride to shops, restaurants and mini golf.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Winneconne, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2012

I have been to the Waterbury Inn a couple of times over the winter. Within driving distance to most of the Peninsula. Rooms are exceptionally clean and comfortable, with a kitchen, cozy living area. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Indoor pool and whirlpool. With a lovely Great Room with fireplace to sit with coffee, or hot chocolate which is provided, it's a comfortable, cozy, inviting place to get away!! Can hardly wait to go again when the weather is nicer. Already planning the next trip.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Waterbury Inn
Address: 10321 Water St, State Hwy 42, Ephraim, WI 54211
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Ephraim
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Ephraim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Waterbury Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Waterbury Inn is nestled in the woods of North Ephraim. Just minutes away from so many great attractions. All units have kitchenettes, living space, flat screen TV and dvd player. Extra amenities: outdoor/indoor pool, hot tub, gas grills, picnic area, childrens play area, ping pong room and arcade room. ... more   less 
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Waterbury Inn Ephraim, Door County, WI

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