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The Port Hotel Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There are many positives about the Port Hotel: the rooms are spacious, there was a fireplace, the bathroom is huge, there is a desk and there is a dedicated parking lot. The hotel is in a great location and the in-room breakfast was delicious. There were many well-located electrical outlets.
Here's why I could not give 4 stars: the stairs are very steep and there are 20 of them. The shower was like being in a car wash and it was difficult to control the temperature - way too complex, especially if you are tight on time. After check in, we were told the restaurant was serving only a prix fixe menu; the menu on the website was not available. Try as we might, there was no way to turn off the lights without getting out of bed.
Not sure if we would return.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

If charming old world elegance appeals to you, this is the place to stay! The attention to detail appears effortless, and our stay was warm & very comfortable. The onsite bar & restaurant was outstanding. The food is very good, and the service is provided with a smile. Do not be in a hurry, though, or this place will be lost on you.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We booked here for Memorial Day weekend. Although I have some resistance to book at place without a personal recommendation, we had a very pleasant surprise. Friendly staff, working there across years, place is very well cared, large rooms, very quiet and cozy. Great for summer and winter too, as the rooms have fireplaces and a jacuzzi - not all, check at reservation.
And for sure don't miss the Sunday brunch - you will definitely love it - variety and quality of the food! And prices - well, appropriate to the high quality without being over! Go for!

Stayed: June 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We go there at least once a month. Never disappointed. GREAT service. ALL the help is the BEST. Joe the owner is #1. Only 1/2 hour from Milwaukee. I always get the VEAL. Wife switches food ALL good. WE have been going there for over 30 years

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  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

For only a few dollars more than the chain hotel down the street, you get a room with real personality in a building that dates from 1902. Lovely furniture, a working fireplace, turndown service, a wet bar, and a shower that will make you want to move in and stay.

Historic DOES have its drawbacks, in that the building is not handicap accessible (lots of stairs) and it's probably better for adults than children. But the staff was wonderful. helpful in every way. The room service breakfast was fantastic. Definitely coming back.

  • Stayed: June 2016, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about The Port Hotel Inn

Address: 101 E Main St, Port Washington, WI 53074-1915
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Port Washington
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Port Washington
Price Range: $188 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We invite you to indulge yourself in the luxury and elegance of this magnificently restored 1902 turn of the century hotel. The Port Hotel Inn offers gracious hospitality in an atmosphere of old world charm. The Inn offers gourmet breakfasts, down filled comforters, romantic fireplaces, breathtaking views of downtown Port Washington and Lake Michigan, all just 30 minutes north of Milwaukee. ... more   less 

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