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Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Nelson's is a great base camp for any trip to Washington Island. The staff is friendly and casual and having the bar there in the evenings is a great amenity. The rooms are simple bunks but comfortable and clean.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I didn't really expect too much when staying at bitters end. Thought cheap motel 1 night stay why not. I made the mistake of not asking price when making reservations. So I was a little taken back when I went into bar to check in and the room was $109.00. Which I signed no agreement? Room was clean, out dated,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Was hesitant about staying at a bar's hotel located next to the bar but gave it a shot & was pleasantly surprised. Even though it looks a bit run down & dumpy on the exterior the interior was very nice & very clean. It looked as if they took a lot of pride in their motel. And to get a... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

If you are looking for high-end, fancy, loads of amenities, 5-star service....don't stay here. BUT if you are looking for a clean, affordable, comfortable place to stay for a night or two while visiting Washington Island, I would recommend it. You check-in at Nelson's Tavern next door where the staff is friendly and helpful. Centrally located. This is my kind... More 

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Lapeer, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The beds were cheap. The pillows were flat and old. The sheets were very worn. The room had a 14" flat screen tv with only 4 channels. The bar next door was kinda noisy but belonged the the same owner. The bar had good food. There was wifi, but it was a bad connection, I believe it was the Bars... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2013

My boyfriend and I decided to stay on Washington Island and we chose to stay at Bitter end motel. The motel itself has only 6 rooms and the Bar (Nelson's Hall) is next door and that is where we had to check in. This is not a classy joint but a fun place to hang out. The decor in our... More 

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Milwaukee, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2008

Bitter End Motel is directly next to, and run by, the Nelson's Hall Bar. The motel itself is overpriced and the accommodations are average at best. You don't really come to Washington Island to hang out in a hotel room though. Don't expect cable TV or a mint on your pillow or even for the tub to drain properly. It... More 

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Address: 1201 Main Road, Washington Island, WI
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Washington Island
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Number of rooms: 6
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