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Reviewed 1 week ago

PLEASE BEWARE especially if considering a Wedding!!!! I originally thought this was the perfect venue for our wedding. We wanted a quaint, personal, water-side venue that would accommodate our (160) guests and allow us to add our personal touch. The venue is cute and appeared to be perfect. However since the minute we booked the owner was difficult to deal...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had made a reservation for 2 rooms back in August. We had to cancel 1 room the end of September for our October reservation. I was credited back right away but to my dismay I was charged another 1 night room rate on the same day so in reality I was not refunded. Since that time I have been...

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2Thank Linda M
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed at the Harbor Light Inn for just one night. We stayed in the lower light house room, which is a nice apartment-like space. A sitting room with two small couches and TV (no signal). A fully equipped kitchen and small table & chairs for eating. A nice sized bathroom with a shower stall only & nice fluffy towels....

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I am not sure what happened to this place but we stayed here over Columbus Day weekend on advice of glowing online reviews. Big mistake! No one was ever in the office. We had to wait for someone to arrive in order to check in. I notice they charged me differently ($60 price difference in their favor!) for my room...

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Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is not a BnB though there is a common kitchen where you to get ice but nothing else available. Good location. The new owners are working hard to renovate and much needs to be done. This was a good starting off point for a day of sight seeing and fun restaurants in Door County. We had a safe and...

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Cincinnati
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was a little unsure how to rate this place. I'll list the pros and cons and you can decide for yourself. It seems to vary from room to room, my cousins were in a double second floor room and it was very nice. I was in #6. Pros: Nice, large rooms with windows that actually open. AC/heat worked well....

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Marshall, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is our second time here but this time I see some things that I should bring up. Overall the place is a nice little cabin and all four of us that were there had a great time but let me tell you about my grips, first of all when we arrived and found no one to pay my balance...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Our company held a team building event on this property. We had to rent the entire Inn for two nights, but we slept 20 people comfortably. The Inn had plenty of indoor and outdoor space for our meetings and our team building activities. The kitchen and dinning room worked great for us. We cooked our own meals - but it...

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I called Tuesday morning to find availability for one night for 2 people and 2 dogs. Checked in Wednesday early afternoon . Expected something more modern but it's cute nonetheless. Upon entry into the cottage noticed there was no air conditioner on the first floor. I checked out the second floor and saw only one small built in air conditioning...

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best hotels up here. The Harbor Light Inn is a nice ajd cozy place to stay. The staff sre super friendly and fun. And don't worry Pokemon Go players, theres a pokestop right on the property!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about The Harbor Light Inn

Address: 12666 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9784 (Formerly The Harbor House Inn)
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Ellison Bay
Price Range: ₹ 3,537 - ₹ 11,725 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Harbor Light Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Lighthouse rooms are really special”
 of 5 bubbles kristenp685, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every Room has a view of the water. The Lighthouse rooms are very unique - the lower suite offering an apartment like layout.”
 of 5 bubbles Mikewhiteley05, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lower floor rooms are quieter during heavy storms.”
 of 5 bubbles 672TeresaS672, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Loved the lighthouse room!!”
 of 5 bubbles richmond0509, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“It has a variety, new, old, quaint, handicapped; something for everybody.”
 of 5 bubbles Cadet62, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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