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Blacksmith Inn On the Shore

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Genoa City, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 December 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Blacksmith Inn for two nights in the beginning of December and LOVED it. From the time we walked in, it was cozy and welcoming. The innkeeper welcomed us and showed us around the lobby area a bit. We stayed in room 7 and it was perfect & spacious. There was a simple, yet...

Thank Allie P
Arlington Heights
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Blacksmith Inn without question has to be one of the nicest B&B’s in Door County. The second you walk up to the door, you know this B&B has charm. This was our second time staying there and it was just as good as the first. The staff is friendly but not over the top. I believe that they like...

Thank Whitey710
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our stay at the Blacksmith Inn. The common area is setup very nice. Enjoyed the coziness of the room overlooking the water. The room decor was very period like. Staff were very kind and accommodating.

Thank Lisa V
Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Our children gave us a gift certificate to stay here. We were so thrilled by the place! We had a lovely room overlooking Lake Michigan. We went in October so it was chilly but the inn was very nice. A simple breakfast is included, and there are always homemade cookies in the eating area. Highly recommend a stay here!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We've been home for 3 weeks now and we're still raving about our stay here. Whirlpool tub in the room, gas fireplaces, hammock on your own private porch, comfortable beds, endless oatmeal cherry cookies, hot cider, and impeccable service. We would recommend this Inn to anyone and everyone. Don't miss this incredible inn and all of it's amenities. They even...

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have now stayed here a few times. Each time has been as good as the last. This Inn was again clean, quiet and up to date. This Inn is for adults only, nothing loud or rowdy. Private balconies, hot tubs, each room is decorated nicely. Beds, pillows are super comfortable. Muffins, granola, juice and more for breakfast. Take time to...

Thank keithrj
Almena, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a very nice B&B with views of the bay (we stayed in the Zahn House). It is a historic home that is decorated for the period. We enjoyed the balcony, fireplace, & comfortable bed. This side of the peninsula is much quieter and works well as a home base for the area.

Thank Cindy M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed at Blacksmith Inn for our mini-moon Sept 12-15 and had a great time. Our room was number 6 in the main house - we chose this because it was on the top floor and had a private hammock looking out over the lake. It was a truly comfortable room! My 6' 2" husband did bonk his noggin on...

Thank emilyisfly
Lighthouse Point, Florida
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Blacksmith Inn is the best place to stay in Door County Wisconsin. There are two home that have the most beautifully decorated and comfortable rooms we have ever stayed in. Most have fireplaces, comfy quilts and balconies with hammocks and chairs. The walk out to the dock ends in a lovely vista of Lake Michigan. The property is close...

Thank Nancy2679
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very nice place on the water in Door County, but in a much quieter town than some of the county's other areas like Sister Bay (which is fun to go to and only 15-20 minutes away). Rooms are charming yet up to date and clean, the beds comfortable, the oat\meal/cherry cookie jar in the charming lobby added 5 pounds by...

Thank jokeka

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awaken to the sound of waves lapping the shore. Linger over breakfast as the morning light glistens on the water. Kayak the harbor, bike to a lighthouse, stroll the village or just laze in your hammock. Fifteen deliciously private guest rooms each with in-room whirlpool, fireplace, private balcony, view of the harbor, satellite TV/DVD, ipod hook-up, wireless internet, complimentary use of bikes and kayaks and bottomless cookie jar. Romance & relaxation are yours in the heart of Door County. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blacksmith Inn On the Shore

Address: 8152 State Highway 57, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202-0220
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Baileys Harbor
Price Range: $192 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Blacksmith Inn On The Shore Hotel Baileys Harbor
Blacksmith Inn On The Shore Baileys Harbor, WI - Door County
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“We loved room 7 on the 3rd floor!! Couldn't hear anyone else in the building and had a beautiful view of the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles alliep203, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Love the Zahn house”
 of 5 bubbles keithrj, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved room six a the top of the main house - be warned, the ceilings are sloped but the view is great.”
  • Room Six Zahn House
 of 5 bubbles emilyisfly, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in Room 3 in the Zahn House. Nice 2nd story view of water from deck. Whirlpool tub, shower, fireplace, & small fridge in room.”
 of 5 bubbles RobertaHobart, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles LeannenDave, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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