Westby House Inn

200 W State St , Westby, WI 54667-1253 USA (Show map)


Return to a Simpler Time...to an award winning "Best in the Midwest" bed and breakfast that combines the right levels of history, comfort, and hospitality. Your best-value in local lodging with free breakfast, free wireless internet, guaranteed comfort, private baths,safe and easy accessibility to rooms, free cable and movies. Free trip planner consulting and 16+plus years of experienced hospitality with a personal touch. Here is how this happy guest reviewed their stay; "What a great place to stay! An atmosphere of warmth and coziness that traditional hotels simply can't match. The owner was willing to provide advice as to favorite spots and sites in the area. Unique and personalized travel experience. Historic and decorated very uniquely. Very nice breakfast. Marie was so very nice and helpful." Located 30 minutes from La Crosse explore the Elroy-Sparta bike trail, the Cashton Amish community for an assortment of goods, or shop the towns tucked in the hills and valleys of Southwest Wisconsin.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6


4.4 on September 26, 2015

We had a fabulous stay at Westby House Inn. Marie and Mike were truly wonderful hosts. They were excellent at communicating prior to our arrival, and were very helpful in suggesting things to do in the area. We loved it!

Innkeeper Response
How wonderful they found a place that meets all the expectations. We love this part of Wisconsin and love to tell our guests the must sees and dos. For advance planning, visit www.DriftlessWisconsin.com for great information too.

A hidden jewel!

5 on September 08, 2015

Lovely inn, great hosts, fantastic breakfast. (Even the GF breakfast was yummy!!) What more do you need? It's an excellent place to stay if you're in the western Wisconsin area. There are numerous wineries within hours of the Westby, so this inn is a charming place to choose as your base for your wine tasting adventure. Just go---you'll love it!

Innkeeper Response
touring wineries continuess to be very popular with guests! It is great way to see the Great River Road. The beautiful vistas at Branches Winery, which is just 5 minutes from the inn, while only 7 miles is the Vernon Vineyards. Ask about Wine Tours by Mr Trip-it Limousine Service. You don't have to drive!!!

Driftless Elegance

5 on September 01, 2015

If your travel plans include an overnight stay in Wisconsin's Driftless Area, you must make the Westby House Inn your lodging choice. We just spent the weekend there again (second-time visitors) and it was even better than the first. We met ten friends there and the Westby House was our collective home for a getaway weekend together. Mike and Marie were great hosts, addressing every possible need without being "intrusive," as the B & B experience can be sometimes. The rooms at the Inn are unique and done in a Victorian fashion to match the stately ambiance of the property. Outside the main house are additional rooms, each with their own themes and special touches (the Pinewood Room is like a cabin "up north"). As for meals, the Wesby House serves fresh and unique 3-4-course breakfasts each day and even offers a little cafe for lunches and light bites later. And for those who require all the travel amenities, this Inn has free high speed wi-fi, cable TV, and all the trappings. We've grown attached to the Westby House Inn and have made it our "go to" lodging in the Driftless. You won't be disappointed.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for assuring our future guests that a trip to the Driftless Area is a must do!

At last

5 on July 23, 2015

I had made a drive through visit to Westby several years ago when I saw the bed and breakfast. I thought I'd like to come back and stay there. This time I planned my trip so I could stay there. What a delightful place and Marie and Mike have done such a great job thinking of any and everything you might need. I look forward to another visit and my trips between Colorado and the Wisconsin Northwoods. Sue

Innkeeper Response
We love making Dreams Come True! Happy that you found us at last and look forward to the next trip through!

The Tower...a time to relax.

4.4 on April 21, 2015

We stayed April 17/18, 2015. The Westby House is a jewel. We relaxed and enjoyed our time. Would love to go back and spend a weekend again. We would strongly encourage any one to take time and visit Marie and Mike in Westby. Thank you for your hospitality. Archie and Kimberly

Innkeeper Response
Thank you Archie and Kimberly for encouraging others to visit us! It was our pleasure to provide you with a relaxing and enjoyable stay. You deserved it!

Refreshing reprieve

4.8 on February 21, 2015

The charming Westby Room was a beautiful and warm reprieve from the cold winter weather. I was in town visiting family, and everything I needed was available to me. I never left the room! The electric, heated fireplace and music provided quiet ambiance to refresh my soul before returning to the world the next day. The breakfast was wonderful, and the owners were so hospitable. I am looking forward to my next visit!

Innkeeper Response
We are joyed that your stay was a refreshing reprieve. Little amenities like the fireplace is just a way to assure us that we are meeting our guests expectations. The Westby Room features a 4-poster king bed, flat screen TV, in-room refrigerator and comfortable sitting sofas. It is a popular room so, book early!

Best Place to Stay near La Crosse

5 on November 19, 2014

We have stayed at the Westby House twice now, they have been most memorable. The Inn is beautiful, the rooms are tastefully appointed, and Mike and Marie made us feel more than like at home, more like family. We highly recommend Westby House for the next time you visit the La Crosse area.

Innkeeper Response
..and the short 25-minute drive between La Crosse and Westby is always very scenic any time of year! Our passion is sharing our hospitality, the historic inn and its amenities, and glad we meet them once again with your return stay.

Victorianne Room

4.6 on November 18, 2014

Stayed here for a delayed honeymoon and it was worth the wait. Our hosts were very gracious and classy. Check-in was easy. The room was amazing! The date night package was just perfect for the honeymoon. The chocolates were delicious. The fireplace and hot tub were perfect. Very thoughtful of staff to shovel side walk and brush snow off of our car. Breakfast was amazing. Only one small negative, the coffee pot had old coffee grounds in it. Other than that, our stay was amazing and we will definitely return :)

Innkeeper Response
Delayed Honeymoons are much more enjoyable as you are not totally exhausted from a long wedding day. The Victorianne Room is the perfect spot with all the amenities it has to offer. Glad you had an amazing stay. We apologize for the coffee pot oversight. I wondered how coffee was made when the glass carafe and cups were clean. It was discussed with housekeeping right away and you just confirmed what I thought happened. Thank you for mentioning it. We look forward to a return and maybe celebrate an anniversary!


4.2 on October 13, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Westby House Inn. Mike and Marie were wonderful, the food was amazing and the room was beautiful. All the little extra touches were great! Would definitely stay here again!

Innkeeper Response
We are heartfelt with your kind comments and hope you can return!

Birthday Get-Away

5 on August 26, 2014

We stayed in the Atrium Room in August of 2014. We were impressed with how clean everything was. Mike and Marie were very welcoming. Marie prepared wonderful breakfasts both morning. The location of the Inn was perfect for the various activities in the area. Hope to return again!

Innkeeper Response
Birthday getaways are one of the most popular reasons guests stay at the Inn. Your kind review is appreciated!

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Rooms & Rates

Tower Room

A romantic room offering a queen size bed, separate sitting room,TV/Cable,Complementary Wireless Internet,private bath, and full gourmet breakfast. The Tower Room is located on the second floor of the main historic home.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $179 - $189

Atrium Room

Pamper yourself in the 3-room floor plan of the Guest House. Featuring Whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, TV/cable, CD player/stereo, sitting room, full kitchen and queen size bed will add romance to your stay. Wireless Internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $205 - $205

Victorianne Room

Pampering awaits you in the adjacent Guest House with attention to detail in this extra large room featuring gas fireplace, queen size bed, TV/Cable, CD player/stereo, refrigerator, coffeemaker, and full bath. Wireless Internet. Full breakfast in main house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $205

Westby Room

This extra large room of the main historic home offers a 4 poster King bed, electric fireplace, TV/VCR/DVD with cable, accessorized with outstanding antiques, full private bath attached, and many more detailed amenities.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Rose Room

A quaint room in the main historic home, the Rose Room features a queen sized bed. Private bath with shower. TV with cable. DVD/VHS player. Wireless internet. Full breakfast.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $125 - $135

Garden Room

The queen-sized four-poster bed will welcome that late afternoon respite you deserve. The convenience of the full private in-room bath offers a large walk-in shower and commode behind a closed door, a large vanity sink, dressing area and bathrobes.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $119 - $125

Library Room

This airy corner room, with the daylight simmering through the three windows from the South, offers a comforting sense. The featherbed topped queen-sized bed assures you a restful sleep. Plus, you will have four fluffy pillows to lull you to sleep. A writing desk, library of books, TV, VHS/DVD player, CD/radio player, and large closet add to the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135 - $145


Location Type

Countryside, Small town


La Crosse, WI (WSE-La Crosse County) 42 miles

Directions to property:

Exit airport to Interstate 90 East. Travel to exit number 25 which is state highway 27. Exit and turn left on to state highway 27 South. Travel 23 miles to Westby. Follow state highway in town. Turn left on W. State. To property parking lot,turn right on Ramsland St.Left into parking lot.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Amish Community, Syttende Mai Festival, International Ski Jump Competition, Norweigian Heritage, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet , Fireplaces, Mini Kitchenettes

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, antiquing, Amish Country, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4-7 p.m.
  • Check Out:: by 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: major holidays adn area events. Fall Season
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Confirm reservation with a non-refundable deposit equal to one nights stay with a credit card or check. Stays of 3 or more nights will require a 50% deposit by check with-in 7 days.
  • Cancellations: Refunds of deposits will be made if cancellation notice is received 8 calendar days prior to arrival date. If less than 8 days and we can re-rent the room the refund will then apply.



Mike & Marie Cimino

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  • Time Served: 8:30 or 9:00
  • Serving Location: Guest Lodge- in room, Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian



Hot Deal

Tower Room - 2 Night Discount Package

Regular Rate: $338 now $270 (20% Savings:)

Book the Tower Room for 2 nights and receive a 20% discount. Valid with reservations on Sunday through Thursday stays. Not valid with any other online reservation agent or on already booked reservations. Blackout dates may apply at time of request. Call the inn direct to receive deal. 800-434-7439 Please contact the inn directly at 1 6086344112 to redeem this deal.

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