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Thorp House Inn and Cottages
Ranked #1 of 5 Fish Creek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Madison, Wisconsin
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

My husband and I stayed at Thorp House Inn for a quick honeymoon getaway after our wedding. It was a lovely Inn, and we enjoyed meeting everyone there. The location is perfect - close to everything in Fish Creek, but just off Main Street, so it was very quiet with no traffic. We would recommend this to anyone looking for a quiet space with great amenities for a few days away.

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Thorp House Inn. We stayed in the Everil room which was absolutely charming. Breakfast was excellent. The soaking tub was so relaxing. The Inn is tucked in a block behind the main street with easy walking to all the action. We will be back.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

To celebrate our 17th anniversary, we planned a trip to Door County. We had been once right after we were married, but hadn't been back since. We chose Fish Creek because of it's central location and looked at many different lodging options before choosing The Thorp House. We stayed in the Everil room and loved having a private entry with our own balcony. The decor and touches inside the room were very classy and comfortable. There was a bucket of champagne on ice waiting for us on arrival from the inn. Though we were initially a little disappointed not to be right on the water, knowing that we were literally steps from the main thoroughfare of the downtown shops and restaurants was a huge advantage! Plus, after riding around town and eyeing up the competition, we felt confident we had chosen the only place in town we would have wanted to stay! We would definitely come back and refer them to the Thorp House.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Illinois City, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

My wife and I had never stayed at a B+B before, nor had we been to Door County. After listening to recommendations of a friend and his wife suggesting that we spend some time in Door County, I scoured the web for lodging options. A little weary of staying in a B+B, we booked our stay anyway and hoped for the best. We were completely impressed. Our expectations were surpassed in every way.

We stayed in the "Emma" room, which was perfect. It could not have been cleaner, more beautifully decorated, or more appropriately equipped for our stay. The whole house is beautifully renovated, and done SO very well. I imagine it could have really looked this way when it was new.

The property is also beautifully maintained. It is located centrally within Fish Creek, and is within walking distance of anything in the town.

Melanie, the owner, prepared a wonderful breakfast each morning. She or her assistant were available either on site during the day or by phone in the evening f we needed anything, but never once did we feel like there was anyone even in the house when we were. As another reviewer said, it was like we had the place to ourselves (even though out of the 6 rooms, I bet 4 were rented while we were there, plus the cottages outside).

Available to us at no cost at any time was coffee, tea, cocoa, soda, even cookies.

We simply cannot say enough good about our stay. When we return to Door County (which we will most certainly do), we will never stay anywhere else as long as the Thorp House Inn has room for us. The home and the property are EXCELLENT and I cannot envision a better host than Melanie. We were VERY impressed.

Room Tip: Emma was a very private room. A large skylight in the bathroom let in LOTS of natural light.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Grafton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

We wanted to try a cottage that did not look like a renovated fishing shack - and Dove cottage was perfect. Small and cozy - perfect for two people. We lit the fireplace each night, and the cottage had heating also. I noticed the furniture was somewhat different from the photos on this site - which indicates Melanie and her staff replace furniture as needed (much appreciated), but always in keeping with the cottage's theme. The location was perfect for walking to retaurants and shops when we wanted to.

My only complaint is that we didn't stay longer!

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Randolph, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

We stayed in the "Jessie" room. My husband was very skeptical about staying at a B&B, as this was our first experience. He thought it would feel weird staying at someone else's house...like we were imposing. He loved it! We hardly saw anyone, and it really felt like we had the whole house to ourselves! The breakfast in the morning was amazing! Fresh fruit, egg bake, granola, hard boil eggs and Amazing muffins! I read a book on the front porch while my husband hiked through the state park. We both loved that main street was literally one street down from the house. We parked the car and walked the entire time. The innkeepers were wonderful! They even packed us some muffins to go for the ride home!!! If you are searching for that perfect, relaxing, romantic getaway....stop searching and book your stay here! You will never forget nor regret it!

Room Tip: Our room was fantastic. We had 'Jessie' room. It had a great view of the lake and an amazing...
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

My husband and I spent a peaceful weekend in the Dove Cottage and it was just what we needed! The winter setting was quiet and relaxing, and the cottage was warm and cozy. The Dove Cottage was well appointed and very clean. Melanie and the staff were so friendly and inviting. We plan on asking our friends to join us during the summer- the cottages would be perfect for us to be near each other but still have privacy. We are so happy to have found such a gem in Fish Creek!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Thorp House Inn and Cottages
Address: 4135 Bluff Ln, Fish Creek, WI 54212-9337
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Region: United States > Wisconsin > Door County > Fish Creek
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Fish Creek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Thorp House Inn and Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For over 100 years, Thorp House Inn & Cottages has welcomed visitors to the charming village of Fish Creek. The five unique guest rooms in the Inn offer the authentic ambiance of a bygone era amidst the spectacular natural beauty of the Door County peninsula. Whirlpools and fireplaces are available. The Cottages at Thorp House Inn have a charm and following all of their own. They are just what you had in mind... cozy and private... nestled in the pines... close to the beach... in the heart of the village. Walk to shops, restaurants, Peninsula State Park and much more. Each cottage is decorated in country antiques and has its own unique character. Most have fireplaces and some have whirlpools. Both the Inn and Cottages are open year-round. ... more   less 
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