The Black Walnut Guest House

454 North 7th Avenue , Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 USA (Show map)


Situated in a quiet neighborhood seconds from the Jefferson street shops and just a short walk to Sturgeon Bay's Historic downtown. You will find fine and casual dining and wonderful specialty shops. The Black Walnut has four uniquely decorated guest rooms, one that is sure to your liking.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Relaxing place

5 on June 22, 2016

Very nice very clean. The morning breakfast was excellent

Return visitors...we love this place.

5 on June 19, 2016

We are return visitors to the Black Walnut, and we will return again. We love the place...there are lots of attractions in Door County to keep you busy, or you can just stay in your room and relax. It truly is a place for us to unwind and just enjoy ourselves at a leisurely pace. . I cannot recommend Black Walnut too's wonderful .

Our stay at Black Walnut Guest House was Wonderful!

4.0 on June 03, 2016

We stayed in the Arts & Crafts room, which is lovely. Breakfast, brought to our room on a beautifully arranged tray, was a real treat. We'd certainly return to the Black Walnut Guest House on our next trip to Door County and we highly recommend it to others.


5 on April 30, 2016

Room was clean. Love how it was decorated. Unique fish tank above tub with jets. It was very quiet there. The food for breakfast both mornings was amazing and delivered to my door at time I requested. Would stay again. It was very relaxing!

Amazing Stay in Sturgeon Bay!

5 on April 04, 2016

This was by far our favorite B&B we've been to. We really enjoyed all of the amenities, especially the homemade breakfasts and goodies, and the room itself was elegant and romantic! Highly recommended!!!


5 on March 22, 2016

What a great place! This was our second time visiting (stayed in the lovely Arts & Crafts room. The B&B is spotlessly clean, and everything is pretty much perfect. Gerry is a very welcoming hostess, the breakfasts are GREAT and delivered to your door, and the whirlpool tub is another nice touch. Can't say enough good things about the Black Walnut. We hope to return many more times!

Peaceful weekend

5 on March 03, 2016

It was what the doctor ordered peaceful quite and relaxing thank you for a great stay see you next year

Fantastic Stay

5 on February 18, 2016

I booked this for valentines day weekend for my parents and they could not stop raving about how much they loved it and wanted to return. From the warm service to the yummy breakfasts it was wonderful for them!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you very much for sending your parents. They really were great. I am thrilled they had such a great time. I appreciate the time taken to post this, thank you. I look forward to seeing you and them in the future.

Great Place

5 on February 08, 2016

My wife and I recently stayed in the Eastlake Room. Wow, what a great room! Clean and cozy and relaxing. Near downtown to walk to shops and restaurants, but on a side road to enjoy the quietness. Would recommend the Black Walnut to anyone!

Innkeeper Response
Happy to hear you loved the Eastlake room. I think it is often overlooked. Thank you for staying and for posting your experience. Word of mouth is our best advertising - tell everyone! Thank you!

Wonderful Weekend Away!

5 on January 24, 2016

My husband and I have been staying at the Black Walnut for 5 years now! We absolutely love everything about it! Geri makes the best breakfast and we love to wake up in the morning and enjoy this delicious breakfast in bed! The rooms are all so clean, detailed and comfortable. This year we stayed in the Arts & Craft room again which is our favorite. I highly recommend the Black Walnut to anyone who is looking for a relaxing and romantic weekend away!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your 5th stay here! It means the world to me. See you next time!

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Location Type

Small town


Green Bay, WI (GRB-Austin Strauble Field) 50 miles

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, Golf Courses, Kayak, Biking, Hiking, Relaxing, Day Spa, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Videos , Video and DVD library in common room, some rooms with Ipod dock, afternoon cold beverages, ask for iron and ironing board, Cookie jar is always full, hot beverages in the evening and upon request

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Watching the sunset, Relaxing, Wineries, Wine tours, Lighthouse tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited bed not available for a third person in any room
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: please call for 1 night stay availability
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night or half the room rate is required upon making a reservation, can mail a check to be received within 7 days. 1 night stays require payment in full.
  • Cancellations: If cancellation is necessary and the room is re-rented or a 14 day advance notice is verbally given, your deposit will be refunded. A NO CANCELLATION policy is in effect for all 1 night stays.



Geri and Mike

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About the innkeepers

Mike and I enjoy anything to do with the outdoors. We golf and bike, walk and just enjoy spending time outside. We grill out often and like to picnic. My calling was to be in the hospitality business and so I have been my entire working life.

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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 7:30 - 10am
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free