Garden Gate B&B

434 N. 3rd Ave , Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 USA (Show map)


The Garden Gate is a premier Victorian bed and breakfast. It welcomes you with its friendly hospitality and elegant breakfast served every morning in the dining room, accompanied by music and candlelight. Start your day with us after enjoying one of the comfortable queen sized beds, air-conditioned, and antique-filled rooms. The Garden Gate is located near Sturgeon's Bay's historical downtown where you'll find quaint shops, art galleries, fine restaurants, and scenic waterfronts. End your day with an evening dessert...a good night's sleep and dream about your breakfast.. Because.. "Breakfast is our Signature"



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Hospitality Plus!

4.8 on October 18, 2016

Robin is an outstanding Innkeeper. The breakfast menus were so delicious. We've stayed in Door County several times before, but this trip was our 1st stay in Sturgeon Bay. We were glad we chose Garden Gate B & B.

A Great Stay in Sturgeon Bay!

4.2 on October 10, 2016

We go up to Door County every fall, but this was the first time we stayed in Sturgeon Bay. We're really glad we chose the Garden Gate. Robin is very friendly and knowledgeable about the area, and her breakfasts are wonderful! The inn is conveniently located within walking distance of downtown, so we had a great time exploring the city. - Diana & Todd from Milwaukee

Beautiful place and great breakfast!

4.6 on August 16, 2016

Beautiful house, great breakfast, and very friendly hostess!

Wonderful B&B

5 on July 08, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Garden Gate B&B for July 4th weekend and we had a wonderful experience. Robin is a great hostess! She makes the most delicious breakfast and really feeds you well. She also packs her freshly baked muffins for your rest of the day :) It was a fantastic experience and we would definitely go back and stay there again.

Romantic Weekend Getaway

4.6 on July 05, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Garden Gate Bed and Breakfast for 2 nights in late June to celebrate our wedding anniversary. When we arrived, Robin greeted us warmly, showed us around the home, and took us to our room to get settled in. We stayed in the English Lavendar room and upon our arrival Robin had a bottle of chilled wine for us along with an anniversary card. We were very pleased with the thoughtful gesture. While the English Lavendar room is the most expensive in the home, it is well worth the price especially if you're seeking romance. The double whirlpool tub with bath salts was so relaxing. You can dim the lights, light candles (provided), turn on some soft tunes (provided), and sip your cares away on some delicious Door County wine. In the morning, my husband and I enjoyed sitting outside on the balcony drinking coffee before breakfast. If you're looking for a stunning view you won't get it here since the home is across the street from the ship yard, but we enjoyed watching the huge cranes move back and forth (you can hear some noise from the ship yard in the morning). Robin's breakfasts were spectacular! The table was set beautifully and had lots of fresh flowers. It was basically a 3 course breakfast with homemade muffins, a fresh fruit or yogurt parfait, and the main course. Everything was delicious and very filling (Robin suggested saving the muffins for later). The breakfast itself makes the price of the room well worth it! In the evening, Robin even had a homemade cake in the upstairs hallway to delight in. I would highly recommend staying at the Garden Gate Bed and Breakfast in Sturgeon Bay. It's not right on the beaten path, but it is close enough to get to everything you want to see in Sturgeon Bay and throughout Door County.

Wonderful stay at Garden Gate

5 on July 12, 2015

Garden Gate is located conveniently near downtown Sturgeon Bay, walking distance to restaurants, the Third Avenue playhouse, the park where fireworks were held and the farmers’ market on Saturday morning. We stayed for six nights in the English Lavender room over the July 4th week. Our room had a lovely private balcony and a two person Jacuzzi. Robin is a delightful hostess and a great cook who prepared delicious and nutritious breakfast that was filling enough to last until dinner. She went out and picked strawberries for us and even sent us home with a jar of her homemade strawberry sauce. We recommend Garden Gate enthusiastically!


5 on September 13, 2014

we had a gift cert. for our 50th anniversary and we finally got up there and it was awesome next time we take a mini vacation we will be back GO ROBIN GO

Garden Gate B&B Stay

3.8 on July 19, 2014

Overall, we enjoyed our stay...breakfast was excellent and very filling way to start our day! Robin was very personable and provided us with lots of options up front for different sites to see and things to do around the area when we first arrived. Very friendly and had good intentions, but at times was extra chatty with us when we were trying to head out the door to enjoy time together as a couple.Something to keep in mind is that with breakfast not to be missed at 9am everyday we couldn't get going as early as we'd like, but may not be a big deal depending on your travel plans. Rooms were clean and cozy and we had fun meeting some other couples over breakfast. Would recommend checking into for your stay in Door County.

Great stay

5 on June 19, 2014

Enjoyed our stay at Garden Gate B&B. Breakfast was terrific and the treats at night were great. Robin was very helpful. Hope to get back soon. Carole

Excellent B&B

5 on May 13, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Garden Gate. Robin, the hostess, is so charming. She is also a wealth of information about things going on in Sturgeon Bay. She makes great suggestions on places to visit and what to do after she speaks with you and finds those things that interest you. Breakfast is a treat. The ambiance is great. The food is fantastic. And the muffins, you must try.. Great location for the Garden Gate. It is close to town, so you can make a walking trip in and spend time looking around and buying things to take take home. I highly recommend this place for your stay in Door County.

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Rooms & Rates

English Lavender

The English Lavender was made for lovers, your first night together or enjoying a lifetime. Linger, relax, and indulge yourself in the elegance. Turn down the chandelier, light the candles, play romantic music and enjoy a bottle of Door County wine in our luxurious double whirlpool. Where you will always remember to kiss her good night. A balcony outside awaits your arrival. A perfect place to say "I LOVE YOU" under the stars or in the sun. 6 ft. Double Whirlpool for two Balcony Fireplace Queen bed Air Conditioning CD / DVD player Cable 32 inch flat screen TV Ceiling Fan Hair dryer

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $155

Cottage Rose

Relax and catch a cool breeze while reading a book or enjoying a view of the pines and garden. A romantic atmosphere is created combining an antique 1923 burled walnut queen bed with vanity and classic oriental carpet. A private bath with tub and shower, pedestal sink accented with Longaberger baskets. Private bath with shower Fireplace Queen bed Air Conditioning CD & VCR player Cable32 in flat screen TV Ceiling Fan Hair dryer

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Garden Room

When the sun settles over the Bay, enjoy a restful night in your queen bed, mirrored armoire, quilt of green and violet, and floral border paper. A private bath with shower and pedestal sink. Private shower Fireplace Queen bed Air Conditioning CD & DVD player Cable 32 inch flatscreen TV Ceiling Fan Hair dryer

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Vintage Rose

A queen brass bed sets the tone for this room. Walls of classic paper and vintage rose patterned bedspread and accessories make this cozy room inviting. A large private bath with tub and shower in deep rose colored walls. Private bath with shower Fireplace Queen bed Air Conditioning CD & VCR player Cable 26 inch flat screen TV Ceiling Fan Hair dryer

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

Nightly Rate: $115 - $115

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Location Type

Lakefront, Small town


Green Bay, WI (GRB-Austin Strauble Field) 45 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Performing Theater, Winery

Inn Details

On-site amenities


Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 4:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Must be notified in advance
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Month of OCTOBER ONLY: 2 night min.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash



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  • Time Served: 9am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room