Visit a relaxing retreat on the edge of nature's unspoiled beauty in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Take in lake Superior views. Relax in a whirlpool or enjoy a fireplace and plate of sweets while you sip champagne. Dine at Landmark Restaurant and experience local and regional cuisine at its best. Located downtown near the gateway to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. The Rittenhouse Inn, Bayfield's first Bed and Breakfast, is also known as a Small Elegant Hotel or Country Inn. In addition to a full service gourmet restaurant, the Inn offers a variety of enticing lodging options, allowing you to choose the one that best matches the Bayfield experience you desire. Dreaming of a romantic escape? Choose one of the inviting whirlpool rooms, complete with wood burning fireplace and private bath.
Celebrating a special occasion? Add fresh flowers, homemade sweets, or a bottle of bubbly! Want to enjoy some of Bayfield's best views of Lake Superior? Try one of our charming lake view rooms and enjoy the cozy, comfortable elegance of a time gone by. Standing proudly in the heart of Bayfield, Wisconsin, the Old Rittenhouse Inn, established in 1975, is Bayfield's first bed and breakfast, and is counted among the great inns of North America. House guests and visitors alike are welcome to enjoy the spectacular view of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands from one of the Midwest's best front porches: a large wraparound veranda filled with geraniums, petunias, fushias, a porch swing, and comfortable wicker furnishings. Inside you'll find a gourmet restaurant and lodging accommodations including 12 guest rooms and suites. Each room has a private bath, with most featuring Lake Superior views, fireplaces, and whirlpools.