Old Rittenhouse Inn

Bayfield, Wisconsin Bed & Breakfast

301 Rittenhouse Ave.
Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814
Local: 715-779-5111
Toll Free: 800-779-5121
Innkeeper(s): Wendy Phillips
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About Old Rittenhouse Inn

The historic Old Rittenhouse Inn is the first Bayfield WI Bed & Breakfast. We offer 20 distinctive guest rooms and on-site dining at our award winning restaurant. Rooms range from $125 to $399, with a wide variety of unique accommodations. Features include wood burning fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, King and Queen beds, antique furnishings, and scenic views of Lake Superior.

The Rittenhouse's gourmet restaurant is open to the public for breakfast, lunch (groups by reservation), and dinner. Executive Chef, Steven Keen, showcases the regional harvest of the Bayfield Peninsula. Whenever possible, our cuisine is organically grown and locally raised. Evening dining options include seasonal Ala Carte menus and 5-Course Chef's Tasting meals. Dinner is served 5-8 pm, and includes appetizer, soup, salad, sorbet, entree, and dessert items. Note: days of service are seasonal, please call 715-779-5111 for more information.

Old Rittenhouse Inn also offers a wide range of Bayfield wedding services, and perfect location for a destination wedding in Bayfield. Contact our Special Events Coordinator, who is happy to help with all your plans: events@rittenhouseinn.com

Year-round Special Events at Old Rittenhouse Inn include wine and beer tastings, mystery weekends, and festive dinner concerts. We are located just blocks from Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands, including Madeline Island. The area holds attractions for all ages including sailing, boating, swimming, fishing, shopping, kayaking, biking, hiking, birdwatching, scenic home tours, a ghostwalk, and so much more.

Please visit our web site for virtual tours, online availability, and reservations.


"Mammoth" Winter Lodging Special

It's a mammoth of a deal! Save big on a 2-night Bayfield getaway this February through April. Enjoy romantic atmosphere, delicious food and plenty of outdoor activities. Hurry, reservation booking window ends February 21st, 2019.

Winter Special (Tier 1-2 Rooms) for $249

Book a 2-night stay (Thursday -Sunday) in a Whirlpool or Lake View Room for only $249 and receive a $20 dining voucher.* Choose from Rittenhouse I - IX or any room at Le Chateau. Double occupancy includes a hearty 2-course breakfast each day. 
Promo Code: MAMMOTH19

Winter Special (Tier 3 Rooms) for $299
Book a 2-night stay (Thursday -Sunday) in a Luxury Whirlpool Suite with a fireplace for only $299 and receive a $20 dining voucher.* Choose from Rittenhouse Suites X, XI, XII or Rittenhouse Cottage. Double occupancy includes a hearty 2-course breakfast. 
Promo Code: MAMMOTH19

Call 715-779-5111 Or Book Online with Code: MAMMOTH19

*Only applicable to new reservations for stays between January 31 - April 30, 2019. Black-out dates include: Feb 1-2, Feb 14-16, April 5-6. Not available with other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-refundable payment of $249 or $299 (based on room reservation type) is due at the time of reservation. Offer transferable within promotional period. Reservation changes outside promotional period (through April 30th) incur a $25 transfer fee, and are subject to seasonal rates and availability. Dining voucher is valid for dates of stay only and redeemable during dining hours, Friday and Saturday from 5:00-8:00PM

Valid 02/11/2019 thru 05/30/2019

Midweek Deals


Whether you crave outdoor adventure, or some cozy time indoors, your winter Bayfield getaway awaits. Visit us soon and take advantage of this special offer: Stay 2 Midweek Nights and save 25%. 
Promo Code: MIDWEEK25

Call (715)-779-5111 Or Book Online with Code: MIDWEEK25

*Only applicable to new reservations for Midweek (Sunday through Thursday) stays between January 31 - April 30, 2019. Blackout date: Feb. 14, 2019. Not available with other offers, promotions or discounts. 25% discount applies to lodging only, and is based on regular posted rates. Booking window closes February 15, 2019

Valid 02/11/2019 thru 06/16/2019

Inn Amenities:

  • ADA Compliant and/or Handicapped Accessible
  • WiFi
  • National Historic Register Property
  • Travel Green Certified
  • Caters To Business Travelers
  • Accepts Government Rates
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Central Air
  • Private Cottage/Cabin
  • Hosts Weddings/Special Events

Food Service:

  • Complimentary Full Breakfast
  • Accommodates Special Diets
  • Public Restaurant On-Site

Inn Policies:

  • Allows Children Under 10

Property Type & Geographic Setting:

  • Small Town / Village
  • Waterfront

Room Amenities:

  • Air Conditioning in Room
  • Rooms with Fireplaces
  • Rooms with Whirlpools
  • Rooms with Spa Showers
  • Rooms with King Beds
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