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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just off the main highway on the West side of Eagle River this quaint little spot is memories in the making from the time you check in. On the chain of lakes between Watersmeet Lake and Yellow Birch Lake you have access to nearby launches, marine gas (and services) which is very handy. At your fingertips are County grounds,... More 

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Thank doubledsmantiques
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We will see you next time for the Eagle River Muskie open. More 

Houston, Texas
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225 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stayed in Cabin 2 and found it charming and quiet and it has an excellent view of the river. The staff was very nice and helpful. The cabin was older but well maintained the only caveat was that it was super small, we had to use the screened porch to store our luggage. Looks like Cabin 1 is a... More 

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Thank peripatetictexan_12
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay. Cottage 1 is the same size in the cottages, but the enclosed porch makes it seam larger. RGDS Fritz More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I was pleased with how clean and organized the room was. Also surprised that there was a microwave and mini fridge, and air-conditioning. I was disappointed though that the room smelled kind of musty and like dog (like with the carpet ). Also the water smelled very sulphury and like sewage. If it had not been for the room smell... More 

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Thank Andrew C
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting. Last year we got a new well. Still some sediments in the pipes. This week the water softener was installed. That should take care of some of that aroma. More 

Normal, Illinois
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I only stayed two nights, but I enjoyed my stay. I had one of the smaller rooms in the main building (I did not see any of the cottages), and was fortunate to have one with a side window with a view out the back toward the river. Not a big room but had plenty of character. The building is... More 

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Thank JoeMc59
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Joe for your review. Glad we could have you as our guest. More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stopped here quite by chance on a driving holiday across the US and it was a real find. Very friendly staff, a fantastic riverside location, lovely clean, cabin-like rooms. It was well maintained, had coffee making facilities and in the evening there was a campfire and you could sit out by the river and watch the sunset. Beautifully tranquil... More 

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Thank Caroline S
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Caroline for the kind words. We are glad you found us. More 

Neenah, WI
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stayed at the Edgewater for one night and there is no doubt I will stay there again when in Eagle River. The rooms, though older were some of the cleanest rooms I have stayed in. The owner Fritz was the most personable owner one could ask for. I ate dinner on the deck overlooking the water and had a great... More 

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Thank arono
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you We were glad to have you during your stay. More 

West Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We spent one night so we could visit our grandson who's working at a nearby camp. Room was adequate for a good night's sleep. Seemed clean. Good location. Decent bed. But wouldn't want to hang out there if I were going to be in the area more than overnight. Didn't make my wife very happy.

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1 Thank eelliott2015
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Sorry we were not up to your expectations. More 

Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Alas, one who ventures into the wonderful natural North Woods of Wisconsin, longs to find awaiting friendly smiles, comfortable lodging and the unique offering of custom made teas upon requests. Fritz has it all as a city dweller enters the local charm of Eagle River and the expansive view of the Milwaukee River. As echoes of the past are "make... More 

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1 Thank shirley k
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your return to our place on the Eagle River Chain of 28 lakes. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Stayed for just one night, but owner was most pleasant and helpful. We stayed in a room but were impressed with the surroundings on the lake and the cottages. Lots of room to enjoy the outdoors. Room was clean and had a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker, and TV. Would definitely stay here again.

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1 Thank Mary O
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us for the night. More 

Morelia, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Thank you for an excellenter stay. Fritz the owner is so kind and helps you with everything. We used a small boat and enjoyed the river and facilities. You can fish, relax, play in the property and will never want to leave. Stay there and relax !!

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1 Thank Joel R
flaeser, Owner at Edgewater Inn & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Joel Hope to see you next time you are coming through Eagle River. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the waterfront of the Eagle River chain of 28 lakes between Watersmeet and Yellow Birch lakes. The Inn has 14 cozy knotty pine paneled rooms. The 6 waterfront cottages have kitchens with enclosed porches. Enjoy the private grounds sunbathing, volleyball, a few shots at hoops, fishing off the dock, wading in the water and finish the day by roasting marshmallows on the fire pits. We are encompassed by Chequamegon - Nicolet National Forest, Northern Highland American Legion Sate Forest and Vilas County Forest that have XC ski, bike and hiking trails. Enjoy a day of fishing for Muskies, Walleye, Bass or pan fish in one of the over 1300 lakes or Trout in one of the many clear streams. Look for a Bald Eagle, Ruff Grouse, Deer, Bear or any of the other wildlife. We have access to over 600 miles of groomed Snowmobile Trails just across the street. Being only one mile west of downtown Eagle River, other activities and dining are a quick walk or drive. For those of you that need the outside connections we have cable TV and Wireless Internet Connections or just sit near the water’s edge and relax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edgewater Inn & Cottages

Address: 5054 WI-70 West, Eagle River, WI 54521-9338
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Eagle River
Price Range: ₹ 6,478 - ₹ 9,614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Edgewater Inn & Cottages 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“beautiful location, caring staff, treats you like family.”
  • cabins 910
 of 5 bubbles doubledsmantiques, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The water has a well water taste. If that bothers you, bring plenty of bottled water for food and drinks.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeMc59, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“try the upper suite...a wondrous view of the Milwaukee River”
 of 5 bubbles shirleyk114, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book early”
 of 5 bubbles maryo99, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The room entrance was on the side with views to the river in the back. Pretty quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles snowpal, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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