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Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My husband and I go to Door County every year around our anniversary in mid-September. I did my homework, I read the reviews, I saw the charming photos and the excellent price. Well let me just say, I was FOOLED. Our room upon check-in was located on the second floor, above the check-in office. The first thing I noticed was...

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Staff T, Owner at Parkside Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry you had a bad experience as most guests feel that it is a great place. Built in 1990 we updated bathrooms, flat screen tv's, now we do have new comforters and 4 pillows per bed. All of our linens are sent out to the professional laundry company who services most Door County resorts/hotels/motels. We will let them...

Fall Creek
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Room was very comfortable and quiet. Included microwave and refrigeratorand coffee maker. Very minimal continental breakfast. And one of the muffins we tried was moldy. We did not stay here for the breakfast however, so we had brought along our own food or ate breakfast out.

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Pella, Iowa
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We stayed at the Parkside this past weekend. We enjoyed our stay there, nice walk to the coffee house, beach and garden, and very quiet at the Inn. It's near the tip, so handy for exploring that area, and others, Door County isn't THAT big !! Great spot for sunset watching just up the road. The two gentlemen at the...

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Covington, Kentucky
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Made last minute plans visting Door County for the Labor Day weekend. Out of all the places I checked online, this one seemed to be the most reasonably priced. I am happy to report that me and my family enjoyed our stay here. The decor and and ammenties were basic, which is all we were looking for since we would...

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Germantown
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Clean, comfortable rooms - all the basics necessary for a weekend trip. Very close to nice beach, park and playground facilities. Continental breakfast of coffee and rolls hit the spot, friendly staff - my younger kids loved it.

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Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2013

My wife and I had the great fotune to spend time in Northern Door County, WI and at the Parkside Inn in Ellison Bay. What a wonderful little spot! Ellison Bay is a great central location for the northern end of the county: about 15 minutes from the "Tip-of-the-Thumb" & the ferry dock to Washington and Rock Islands to the...

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Sparta, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We had a wonderful time at the Parkside Inn! My husband and I were visiting Door County for the first time while celebrating our wedding anniversary. The manager was very nice and he was very helpful. He told us all about the area and gave us great ideas on where to spend our time. It is true that Ellison Bay...

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Washington state
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Rustic, for sure . . . no hair dryer, no iron, no phone . . . to give you an idea. Coffee available in the office at 7:00 a.m., if the manager remembers to get there in time to make it. This place needs work, or it will be off limits to anyone but the most frugal traveler. With the...

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Bolingbrook
Reviewed 10 August 2012

If you read the previous review, I am the sister with the smelliest room. It smelled like rotten food and I literally gagged upon entering the room. When I asked for a different room, the manager handed me an almost empty can of air freshener and basically said use this; we're completely booked. My car was the only car in...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We had stayed at this motel years ago a few times and it was nice. Well that was at least 15 years ago and they obviously haven't done anything to it since. The outside of the place looks nice and is very deceiving. The inside of the rooms, we rented 3 for varous family members, were old and outdated. All...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1990, the Inn is conveniently located in the quaint, peaceful town of Ellison Bay, Wisconsin directly across from the local public beach and town park. Nearby, and within easy walking distance you will find unique shops, an amazing art gallery, a variety of restaurants (including the original home of the famous Door County fish boil), a marina and much more. Only minutes away from Newport State Park and the Ellison Bay Bluff Park, the towns of Sister Bay, Gills Rock and the Washington Island car ferry are right near by. The Parkside Inn provides the perfect location for a relaxing Door County vacation! Our rooms have all been newly updated and now include 28" flat screen TV's. We also offer internet access, a small continental breakfast and some very affordable rates. We hope you make The Parkside Inn your Door County destination! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parkside Inn

Address: 11946 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9738
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Ellison Bay
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Parkside Hotel Ellison Bay
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Because each room opens directly to the outside, a second floor room would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnes132, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No elevators to the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles mathgenius, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We had a upper room”
 of 5 bubbles frostijo, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
“ASK FOR A ROOM UPSTAIRS!!!! Our room was downstairs and it was super noisy from the people above us!”
 of 5 bubbles BrittneyM430, 2 Oct 2011 | Read review
“A refrigerator and microwave in each room...so bring your favorite beverage and snacks.”
 of 5 bubbles CLGWisconsin, 22 Sep 2011 | Read review
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