Franklin Street Inn Bed and Breakfast

Come as a Guest, Leave as a Friend

318 E Franklin St
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911
Local: 920-209-9711
Innkeeper(s): Keith Hansen
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About Franklin Street Inn Bed and Breakfast

We welcome you to come and relax with us. Experience the comfort, beauty and warmth of the Franklin Street Inn Bed and Breakfast in Appleton, WI, a restored Queen Anne Victorian. We combine the elegance of a bygone era with today's modern conveniences for a memorable experience. The Inn is nestled in a charming neighborhood of historic homes. The Innkeepers, Keith & Lori Hansen, go beyond your expectations to guarantee a pleasurable stay.

Your reservation includes a full elegant breakfast in our formal dining room. The 21st century amenities you value most when you travel can be found here: private baths, top notch beds with luxurious bedding and pillows, plush robes, free Wi-Fi, Smart TVs, and comfortable easy chairs. Pamper yourself in one of our suites with a whirlpool and fireplace. Our full elegant breakfast may also be available in your suite, just ask.

Our rooms and suites have been decorated with great attention to detail. Enjoy the beauty of the 19th Century through the antique decor in the house. Guests relax on our wrap around porch, in our backyard gardens, or by the parlor fireplace. We always provide complimentary hot and cold beverages, and we provide welcome treats on occasion.

Our romantic Wisconsin bed and breakfast is a unique place for your next getaway, or for celebrating an anniversary or honeymoon. Guests also travel to the inn for murder mystery events, afternoon teas, small intimate weddings and receptions, baby and bridal showers, bachelorette parties, business meetings and retreats.

Our Inn is a short walk from the  the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Fox Cities Exhibition Center, Lawrence University, City Park, fine restaurants, History Museum at the Castle, Trout Museum of Art, as well as City Center events and shopping. We can also provide you with a walking tour map of our historic neighborhood. We are located a short drive away from the Fox River Mall, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass, Lambeau Field (home of the Green Bay Packers), the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Museum and summer airshow, Paine Art Center and Gardens in Oshkosh, several golf courses and beautiful Door County.

William Rhodes, a local grocer, contracted architect W.W. Delong to design this historic 1897 Victorian home. DeLong included a double air space principle by building a double vestibule at the front entrance. The original oak pocket doors, grand oak staircase, lovely oak and maple hardwood floors, window seats, high ceilings, oriental rugs, stained glass windows, and old chandeliers give you the warm feeling of yesteryear. The home is listed on the Wisconsin State Historic Record and as part fo the City Park Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.

Experience our excellent B&B amenities and accommodations exclusively at the Franklin Street Inn! Come as a Guest, Leave as a Friend

Inn Amenities:

  • WiFi
  • Travel Green Certified
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Central Air
  • Hosts Weddings/Special Events
  • National Historic Register Property
  • Accepts Government Rates
  • Caters To Business Travelers

Food Service:

  • Complimentary Full Breakfast
  • Accommodates Special Diets
  • Refrigerator Access
  • Microwave Access

Property Type & Geographic Setting:

  • City / Urban / Suburban

Room Amenities:

  • Air Conditioning in Room
  • Television in Room
  • Rooms with Fireplaces
  • Rooms with Whirlpools
  • Rooms with King Beds
  • Rooms with Multiple Beds
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