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Artha Bed and Breakfast

9784 County Road K , Amherst, WI 54406 USA (Show map)
4.1
5 Reviews
$69 - $99
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About

Artha sits on a lush 90 acre plot with rolling hills of wooded land and open fields. Spend some time in the pristine wilderness of Wisconsin. Just 10 minutes from the beautiful Chain of Lakes in Waupaca, guests have access to many wonderful out door activities. A 30 minute drive to downtown Stevens Point and just 10 minutes south of Amherst, Artha sits in the heart of central Wisconsin. Come, relax and enjoy this sustainable oasis. Striving for a healthy environment our towels and sheets are made from organic cotton and all non VOC paint has been used throughout the home. The bathrooms are equiped with a low flow toilets and low flow shower heads. Enjoy organic produce from our garden during your stay as well as a delicious and healthy full breakfast. Bring your own ingredients and have full use of the kitchen to prepare lunches and dinners. Solar powers the homes water and heating needs as well as electrical usage. Artha B&B has been part of the Solar Tour of Homes and holds Travel Green Wisconsin second highest rating.

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Overall
4.1

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  • Guest room3.4
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Dining4.0

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Artha B & B is a charming getaway in central Wisconsin

4.8 on September 01, 2014

Proprietors Bob & Marguerite Ramlow make you feel welcome from the get-go, and always attend promptly to any requests. The B & B is rustic, clean and well-maintained. Marguerite makes a terrific breakfast every morning, complete with fruit 'n yogurt parfaits, vegetable omelettes, pancakes with homemade maple syrup (from the trees in their area) and all the coffee you care to drink. The grounds include a yoga space and do offer some classes during the week you can drop in on.


Long weekend at Artha's

3.8 on August 24, 2013

Great place ... Bob & Marguerite are great people :-)


Very nice experience

3.4 on July 17, 2013

I feel a bit guilty using 3 stars but that is what I am suppose to use for meeting my expectations which I consider to be a very good on a different scale. I would definitely be willing to go back and stay there again. It is very peaceful and quiet even though all rooms were being occupied. Breakfast was scrambled eggs, pancakes, juice, and coffee - no meat and no organic veggies. I am used to more variety with other B&B's.


Beyond expectations

3.8 on August 31, 2012

My husband and I stayed three days and learned a great deal about sustainable technology and how to incorporate it into a lifestyle that is anything but austere. Marguerite and Bob are gracious hosts and we will stay there again in the future.


Friendly AND educational!

4.6 on October 02, 2011

Warm and welcoming, Bob and Margarite are more than gracious hosts in to their sustainable B & B. The first in the country to use solar heating, it was literally warm and cozy, even with VERY cool temps outside. Margarite's breakfasts left us wanting to return again and again: everything homemade, with vegetables, fruits, and even maple syrup fresh from the farm. If you are anywhere in the area looking for a quiet place to stay that's clean and comfortable, stay at Artha!


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Rooms & Rates

Energy Room

Energy Room. This room is on the first floor and boasts a modern spacious feel. Queen bed and beautiful view of the wooded backyard. Private bathroom, air conditioning. Striving for a healthy environment our towels and sheets are made from organic cotton and all non VOC paint has been used throughout the home. The bathroom is equipped with a low flow toilet and low flow shower head in a beautiful tiled shower with glass doors. Take a hot bath in the old fashioned claw foot bath tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Solar Room

Solar Room. Light and airy with 1 king bed (or 2 twins) and a day bed. This room is situated on the second floor, with windows facing the south and east, this truly is the solar room. Air Conditioning in room. Shared bathroom on the first floor. Striving for a healthy environment our towels and sheets are made from organic cotton and all non VOC paint has been used throughout the home.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $89 - $89

Nightly Rate: $89 - $89

Garden Room

Garden Room. This first floor room has a double bed with floral wall coverings that give it a country atmosphere. Shared bathroom. Striving for a healthy environment our towels and sheets are made from organic cotton and all non VOC paint has been used throughout the home. The bathroom is equipped with a low flow toilet and low flow shower head.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $69 - $69

Nightly Rate: $69 - $69

Rent all three bedrooms

Enjoy Artha B&B with your friends or family, reunion or retreat.
Our Complimentary Gourmet Breakfasts are served each morning. Our kitchen is available for your use, if you would like to bring food for lunches and dinners you can prepare your meals in our fully equipped kitchen. Or use the gas grill, located on the deck. A great way to enjoy country living at it's best.

  • Maximum Capacity: 10
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Double , 4 Twin

Nightly Rate: $220 - $220

Nightly Rate: $220 - $220

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Location

Location Type

Countryside

Airport

Green Bay, WI (GRB-Austin Strauble Field) 70 miles

Directions to property:

Located on County Road K, Amherst Area. 10 miles from Waupaca, WI and 20 miles from Stevens Point, WI. See Google Directions: maps.google/maps/place?georestrictinput_srcid:bc0311007c52a77d&hlen

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Midwest Renewable Energy Association, Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, Central Waters Brewery, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Private entrance, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations are made with a $35 deposit for each nights stay and you will receive a written or emailed confirmation.
  • Cancellations: Deposits are refundable only if cancellation is made at least 2 weeks prior to the reservation. If 14 days or less you will receive a gift certificate for the full deposit to use within one year. Same day cancelations or no shows will be charged full room fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Bob & Marguerite Ramlow

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

2 outdoor cats

About the innkeepers

Bob and Marguerite are experts in Solar & Sustainable Living. Bob is co-author of "Solar Water Heating, A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems", the first book of it’s kind written in over 25 years. Marguerite is a Certified Yoga Instructor and teaches workshops on Meditation, Living in Harmony and Herbs. They enjoy organic gardening and cooking, cross country skiing, hiking and swimming.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 6am to 9am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free


Signature Dish

Organic Breakfasts Served Daily
Enjoy organic produce from our garden during your stay as well as a delicious and healthy full breakfast. Bring your own ingredients and have full use of the kitchen to prepare lunches and dinners. We are happy to offer foods for those with dietary restrictions, including: gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and other allergies.


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Deals

Hot Deal

Artha Sustainable Living Center Bed and Breakfast

Regular Rate: $178 now $142.40 (20% Savings:)

Stay two nights and enjoy a 40% discount off the second night, in any available Artha B&B room. Discounted rates per room, for two nights will range from $158.40 - $110.40. Gift certificate can not be applied to lodging during stay. New reservations only. Reservations can be booked online or by phone at 715-824-3463

expires Wednesday


Details

9784 County Road K , Amherst, WI 54406 USA (Show map)

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