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Middleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My husband and myself treated ourselves to our first trip to Door County in late October for just one night. We loved the location right across from the water. The big picture window looking out on the water is just perfect! Very clean comfortable beds and new bathrooms made this a very nice choice. We will be back next year!

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Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We were concerned about the street out front and the recent renovations...but found the room was VERY quiet and the room well updated. Bed was more comfortable than most. Room was exceptionally clean and well appointed. Would definitely stay again. Autumn colors at their peak 3rd week of October.

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Tomah, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We highly recommend The Water Street Inn. We stayed Three nights - great night sleep - newly renovated rooms. We used their complimentary kayaks - bay right across the street. Evening Campfire was nice. Staff was exceptional. Will definitely come back!!! Has outdoor pool.

Thank Scott N
Alton, Illinois
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Saw the article in the Wall Street Journal on Door County and decided to extend a business trip to Madison into a vacation in Door County. The Water Street Inn was simply a wonderful place to stay. The room was recently renovated and they did a nice job. Our room had a lovely view of the bay, with chairs to...

Thank msv57
Debbie K, Manager at The Water Street Inn, responded to this review

We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Water Street Inn! The kayaks have been a great addition and we're happy that you got the chance to experience Ephraim from Eagle Harbor. We hope that you decide to return again in the future! Thank you!

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hotel is conveniently located in Door County, the staff very friendly. The room was very clean and modern, we had king bed, located in Main bldg, on the 1st floor, would recommend this as opposed to the other bldg where the rooms face the parking lot, looking over parking area you can see the water. I would have given a...

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have stayed here twice in the past two years and love this hotel! It is located across the street from the bay and the views are beautiful, especially at sunset. There is a pier with chairs to sit and watch the sunsets, a cozy gas fire pit, a clean refreshing pool and kayaks to check out. The location is...

1Thank Nancy H
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was a gem of a place to stay! Extremely friendly, helpful staff and the room had recently been remodeled, was peaceful and nicely decorated. The sink configuration was a little strange in that there was more than adequate space to put in 2 sinks and more counter space. Not sure why they chose to add only a single sink?...

1Thank KittyBV
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were first time visitors to Door County and came across this place on tripadvisor. Not really sure what to expect of the Inn or of Door County, but as soon as we arrived we knew we had made the perfect choice. We drove all around during our trip and never once saw a place we would have rather stayed....

1Thank amandalynla
Carbondale, Colorado
Reviewed 2 August 2016

As other reviewers have said, this old inn with a beautiful westward view of the town's harbor from every room has been beautifully restored, is immaculately clean and very comfortable. As to the comfort, I will add that our room (and I assume all others) has been equipped with a state-of-the-art heating/cooling system that is controlled by a thermostat and...

2Thank Cetus12
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My wife and I have been vacationing at this hotel for over 40 years, and have always loved the location. The new owners have recently upgraded the room functionality and decor with new walk-in showers, granite vanities, Keurig coffee machines, flat-screen TV's and great new comfortable beds. They have also improved the grounds, beautified the landscaping, and installed a wonderful...

3Thank Steve B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1896 The Water Street Inn is a newly restored historical landmark in the village of Ephraim Wisconsin. The Inn offers 26 beautifully renovated rooms all with spectacular water views. Rooms include all new furnishings, walk in tiled showers and flat screen TVs. Our professionally maintained lawn, with heated pool, stone patio and fire pit, is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of the water and bluffs of Door County. 24 hour assistance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Water Street Inn

Address: 9944 Water Street, Ephraim, WI 54211
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Ephraim
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Evergreen Beach Waterfront Hotel Ephraim
The Water Street Inn Ephraim, WI - Door County
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Second floor main building - best view”
 of 5 bubbles 339ScottN, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in main building offer direct view of grounds and water across the street, other building faces parking lot.”
  • Large area with sink.
  • King room with very large dressing area with sink, separate toilet and shower area.
 of 5 bubbles TravelorOne, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for full lake view”
 of 5 bubbles KittyBV, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the main lodge have a better view of sunsets, but all guests can view them from the common lawn area.”
 of 5 bubbles Cetus12, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best water views in town!”
 of 5 bubbles Y4487GYsteveb, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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