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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good and plentiful! Price was reasonable. Typical midwestern fare, and not just warmed up directly off a food service truck. Would be a good place to go for holiday meals for families and other large groups.

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Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our staff works very hard to provide a wonderful aray of food and service and they will be please to hear that you enjoyed our Buffet. We hope you also join us for our Easter and Mother's Day Buffets. Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season.

Doyle, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great stay with a great view of the largest fresh water lake in the country. Beautiful room with great beds. Had an indoor pool which the kids had a blast in. Had breakfast in the hotel. Great service and the food was great.

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Barkersislandinn, General Manager at Barkers Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to you coming back to visit.

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

When just here for a visit -- this Inn is a safe bet. We ended up here when professional golf, hockey tournaments, and a cross country invitational took over the area. The good: My husband loved the location. This is an older hotel and it is not near any of the tourist places of the canal (20 mins). But if...

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Management response:

Thank you for your nice review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are in the process of renovations which will start agian shortly. We did some this past spring and stopped for the busy summer season. This area is nice if you want quiet and relaxing and we really are not that from from...

Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was my 5th stay at Barkers Island in the past 15 years. I was thoroughly satisfied, the room was updated, clean, damage free and odor free. It included a microwave, frig and electronic safe. The bed was very comfortable. I had a 2nd floor poolside room with a great view of Duluth. Even though it was poolside it was...

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Management response:

Thank you for your nice review. We are working very hard with renovations and are very happy with what we have acomplished so far. The renovations are still in progress and we are hoping to be complete with most of it by the end of 2017. We are so glad to hear that you choose to stay with us when...

Cambridge, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend away for her birthday. The location is nice, right in the middle of Barker's Island, with a nice view of the marina on one side and Superior Bay and, across that, Park Point Recreation Area on the other side. The hotel has ample parking and was in good condition outside. Inside...

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Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you with us again.

bloomington
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Free breakfast only certain days of the week. Overall if you spend $100 or less for the night, this hotel is worth it. We ended up paying $140 for the night (which this place is no worth), which we booked a week in advance but this was almost the only place left in the area that we could afford. The...

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Management response:

Thank you for your response. We are in the process of renovations and will hopefully be done by the end of 2017. We will be updating our pictures on our website when we have completed. We hope that you stay with us again when you are in the area.

Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We stayed on the last night of our "mini-moon" after deciding to stay in the area one more night. This hotel is fairly average as far as the room goes but things are well-kept and clean. We had dinner and the free breakfast in the restaurant and the food was pretty good. I would stay here again. If you're looking...

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Management response:

Thank you Amanda for your nice review. I am so glad that you visited Fairlawn Masion. It is a neat place to tour and what great history there. When you come again to our area you may want to tour the Bong Memorial Center which is right by us and the Old Fire Hall Museum (that one is free to...

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here for one night and were happy with this property. Hotel choice is limited in Superior and we enjoy staying at places with the flavor of the community. The lobby has recently been updated and is very nice. Though I did not go into the pool, it looked good and the area around it was very nice. Kids...

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Thank you for your wonderful review and we hope that you choose to stay with us everytime you are in the area. We do have more exciting renovations coming!!!

Northern Ontario
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We spent one night here on our way west . The lobby is lovely . The staff was pleasant on registration . The location is very pretty with many boats docked nearby and on the water . There is a pool which was full when we arrived to check in , many children and some adults enjoying the pool facilities...

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Management response:

Thank you for your comments. We do apologize for the issues you encountered. I hope that you do stay with us again. We are a great hotel with wonderful staff and we are in the process of renovating. We always want to make sure that each guest has a positive experience with us and reviews like yours definatly help us.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This inn is definitely cool because of its location and decoration, but the pool and restaurant knock it back to average. Since this inn is on the water, the views are beautiful (especially at sunrise) The decor of this inn is very cool and makes you feel like you are in a lake house somewhere on Lake Superior! I do...

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Thank you for your review and I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and our location. Our staff will greatly apprciate your nice comments. We do have a very freindly and helpful staff. We are in the process of renovations and will consider your suggestions.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barkers Island Inn is located on an actual island and features a hotel, restaurant, and conference center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barkers Island Inn

Address: 300 Marina Dr, Superior, WI 54880-3287 (Formerly Country Hospitality Inn)
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Superior
Price Range: RM467 - RM570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barkers Island Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 112
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“Room with a view of Lake Superior.”
 of 5 bubbles patahynes, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can ask for a room with a view of the marina or the bay. It's not guaranteed, but they try to honor it when possible.”
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“all rooms have a lake view”
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 of 5 bubbles mtnRD5, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For convenience, ask for a room close to the pool. Don't worry about noise, it is entirely enclosed with glass.”
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“Take your own pillow....Are pillows in the room were to large for us.”
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