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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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167 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We had a room that overlooked the lake. Room was clean. 2 comfortable queen beds. Wished for better reading lights, but that was minor. Chairs down by the lakeside that we spent a couple hours reading in and watching the loons swimming by. We were greeted by a friendly young woman at check-in. Pleasant stay.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Bayview Motel is located on the Highway in Ashland, nevertheless it is not too noisy. There is a great view on Lake Superior from the backyard. The rooms are small and simple but clean. The host was very nice and gave us some helpful tips for the area as well as some interesting stories about its history. It takes about... More 

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Siren, Wisconsin
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195 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Just stayed at the Bayview Motel. Room 4. Quaint knotty pine room. Fridge, coffee maker, microwave! Walk-in shower in the bathroom! VERY clean room! Checked -in early, but went up to Bayfield for a cruise around the Apostle Islands. Sat outside at the high top table and chairs with our dinner and enjoyed the lake! Would stay there again!

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1 Thank steve y
Rosendale, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Could not of had a better motel to stay at. The owner was sooooo nice and helpful with everything. The rooms were clean and nice. First motel I have ever been in that I wasn't afraid to sit on the bedspread. Will definitely stay there again.

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1 Thank cajwhoyt
Carol M, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! You appreciate the simple, basic site we have on the shores of Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake in the world. The way things used to be is not bad for today, We like people who respect this simplicity. Please come again. p.s., our rooms are cute, yes? More 

Suamico, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

"Bates Motel"?? No, it was not. I am well traveled and this was simple, quiet, and super clean as others stated. Refreshingly priced too & you get: waves heard through windows that actually open, lasting hot water with great pressure for my thick long hair, an owner who was more than hospitable, but also gave us our privacy. The room... More 

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2 Thank 123-Kati-2
Carol M, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Hello and Thank You. You understand the variety of accommodations available today and know that this old 1950s place still has a role to play in welcoming people "on the road". With old fashioned basics and cleanliness- as well as our cute knotty pine rooms and pretty spot on the lakefront (at a bargain price for today's economy), we can... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

After reading the last posted review I had to post my own review, while our room was indeed clean,,, it was also eerie and odd, cold( although we had a space heater(!!!) in our room, a bed that should've been retired years ago, a bathroom that felt like a campground shower and a TV that would be dated 10 years... More 

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4 Thank MiddleMalcolm
Carol M, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Wow! With a little more embellishment, we could attract groups of mystery writers to visit. Imagine more - that the manager or owner is psychotic, that your neighbors are criminals (which ones?), that there are eerie groaning sounds coming out of the woods and from the lake front, that there are tracks in the snow behind your window, and inexplicable... More 

Ottawa, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Impressive! My friend and I stayed here on Friday, Feb 27th. I made my reservation over the phone. Katie answered the phone. I could immediately hear her smile. She was polite, friendly, and very helpful. When I hung up the phone, I looked at my friend and said, "I have a good feeling about this place". When we arrived, Katie... More 

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Lindstrom, Minnesota
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We'd originally planned on staying in Bayfield, but we didn't make reservations and Bayfleld was pretty much booked. So we headed back to Ashland and checked out the Bayview Motel. It's definitely a throwback to the 1950s that's been updated with a microwave, refrigerator and wifi. But the rooms are adorned with aged knotty pine paneling. The room we had... More 

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6 Thank Mark K
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We chose Bayview as our homebase for a trip to the area because we secured the kitchenette room. The kitchen was completely fitted, the motel was very clean inside and out, and the couple running it were friendly and helpful. It is located on the far side of town from the route to Bayfield, but was not inconvenient.

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6 Thank Jennifer F
New London, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We found this little gem while on a motorcycle journey. The owners were pleasant and helpful, the room was very clean and comfortable with the amenities we need and none of the overpriced flash of chain motels. We, my wife and I, love it here and make it a point to stay here on our yearly vacation. Old fashioned charm,... More 

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4 Thank Larry H
Carol M, Manager at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Oh, Kind Sir - you are such a breath of fresh air! Thank you for your kind words and ratings. I've noticed that people with joy in their hearts can love the simplicity we like to offer in our little spot on Lake Superior. We will be most happy to welcome you again anytime. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bayview Motel

Address: 2419 Lake Shore Drive East, Highway 2, Ashland, WI 54806
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Ashland
Hotel Class:2 star — Bayview Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“We stayed in room 4 on the main level. We could park our car right by the door.”
 of 5 bubbles slorettao, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the kitchennette is fully equipped, if you travel with a family and cook for yourself this is the way to go”
 of 5 bubbles 786jenniferf, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Unit 8 is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ShelleS61, 22 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Their room have windows on each side of the room for cross air ventilation...they also have cabins..”
 of 5 bubbles snorklerMinnesota, 11 Oct 2012 | Read review
“The room with the kitchenette also has a couple of stuffed chairs with a table between. Nice for relaxing after a day of play.”
 of 5 bubbles DawnB536, 8 Aug 2012 | Read review
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