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The Port Hotel Restaurant and Inn

101 E Main Street PO Box 8, Port Washington, WI 53074 USA (Show map)
122 Reviews
$150 - $275
per night

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We invite you to indulge yourself in the luxury and elegance of this magnificently restored 1902 turn of the century Inn. The Port Hotel Restaurant and Inn bring together award winning dining and gracious hospitality in an atmosphere of old world charm. The Inn offers elegance and comfort in grand accommodations combined with breathtaking views of historic downtown Port Washington overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan. Where no detail is too small and no request is too great, we invite you to experience the panache of the Port Hotel Restaurant and Inn.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.3

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Very pleasant hotel well-worth coming back to again

4.4 on September 12, 2014

This was my second time staying at The Port Hotel. I came back because of how nice it had been the first time. The room I have chisen both times was #303. It is a very nice room on the 3rd floor, just be ready to climb the stairs with your bags and work up and appetite! The room is very comfy and pleasant and the morning room service is always very prompt! The first time I stayed here there was a larger selection of breakfast choices that were all included in the price of the room. This year the selection had been divided into 3 or 4 options included in the price, and the others for between roughly $8-$12 each. Although this change was somewhat disappointing I really could not complain about the stay and I will stay here in the future.

Weekend get-away k&g

4.6 on September 10, 2014

This hotel was well beyond our expectations. We don't usually stay at B&B type hotels, but took a chance. The hotel was extremely clean, updated, quiet and comfortable. The privacy was better than a traditional hotel and the staff were amazing. From the check-in process with Kate (started in her office and included a tour of the room) to the resteraunt hostess and dinning staff; everyone was precessional and pleasant. Would definitely stay again

perfect hotel for this beautiful town

3.8 on August 25, 2014

Wonderful staff, beautiful hotel. The only disadvantage is the missing elevator, not recommendable if you can't climb stairs.

I enjoyed my short stay.

4.4 on August 13, 2014

I didn't arrive until late in the evening and I had to go to the bar to find someone in the building. I was treated very well and introduce to the hotel. The free in room continental breakfast (stuff French Toast) was very tasty. There were moderately priced options too. The room was very neat & clean and the décor was very nice. Overall, it was a very good experience and I will stay there again next year when I return to Port Washington.

Overall nice, but if I'm being picky...

3.2 on July 23, 2014

The outside building is beautiful, and our room was nice and clean but little things bothered us. The website made it sound like a fabulous breakfast was included, but it really wasn't and we would have had to pay extra. There was no fan which made the room stuffy, and when the air kicked on it was super loud. The bathroom was large, but no table or vanity to put my things. Only one mirror in the room. The water haven shower was as wonderful as it sounds once you figure out how to work it.

4th of July

4.2 on July 08, 2014

Our stay was very nice. The food was good and the room was comfy.

Great one night stay

4.2 on July 02, 2014

Great location, room and service. It was a fantastic experience, the only down side was the breakfast bar in the morning. The coffee was not great, and there was not enough food for everyone- not many food options either. We also tried to go to the restaurant for brunch on Sunday morning (around 10), but the door for the restaurant was locked and after a couple of times trying to get in, since we hear people inside, we just went elsewhere.

Delightful birthday getaway

4.0 on June 11, 2014

Very elegant and comfortable room, European atmosphere


3.8 on June 09, 2014

We did not eat at the restaurant since the street festival to kick off the summer had so much food available. No kids in the hotel was a big plus for us. We would definitely return.

Another Lovely Stay

4.8 on May 20, 2014

We stayed for the second time this past weekend. As before, our room was beautiful and very comfortable. Breakfast is delivered to your door in the morning, and was delicious. We will definitely stay again!

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Location Type

Downtown, Lakeside, Small town


Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.) 32 miles

Directions to property:

From Airport: Travel North on I43 to Exit 96(Hwy 33). Follow Hwy 33 East 3 miles to Wisconsin Street. Turn North on Wisconsin Street one block to Inn.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Private entrance, Secretarial services , USA Today Newspaper, Full Breakfast delivered to room, Free Parking, Full Service Dining on Main Floor, Individual Voice Mail

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wet bar

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Hunting, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum on Summer weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: First nights room and tax
  • Cancellations: Deposit is refunded if cancellation notice is received at least 48 hours prior to arrival date. Less than 48 hours or no-show reservation will be charged the deposit amount per room.




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About the innkeepers

Joseph is an avid hunter, fisherman and woodworker.

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  • Time Served: 8:00am-10:00am
  • Serving Location: Guest room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Details Diamond Collection

101 E Main Street , PO Box 8, Port Washington, WI 53074 USA (Show map)

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