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Midweek Summer Special

Restaurants open Easter Sunday

Stay 2 or more consecutive midweek nights (Sunday through Thursday) and receive a $20 voucher towards dining at Landmark Restaurant. Enjoy a la carte and package dining options with selections from our new and improved menu.

Offer available Father’s Day through Labor Day, 2016.*

Call 800-779-2129 or use Promo Code: Midweek when you book online to reserve your summer getaway!

*Reservations based on availability for 2-night minimum. Offer available for stays occurring between June 19 and September 5, 2016. Not valid for existing reservations, or in conjunction with other offers, promotions, or discounts.

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Romance Package

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Plan the ideal romantic getaway with our Romance Package and receive a $100 dining credit, a bottle of sparkling wine and more at Old Rittenhouse Inn.


Celebrate your romantic escape to Bayfield in luxurious style. You’ll enjoy dinner by candle light at Landmark Restaurant. In addition, your Romance package includes fresh flowers in your room, chocolate dipped strawberries and a bottle of sparkling wine.

PACKAGE DETAILS
• $100 food and beverage credit*
• Fresh floral bouquet delivered to your room
• A bottle of sparkling wine delivered to your room
• Chocolate dipped strawberries
• Concierge available pre-stay to assist with special romantic touches and personal requests
• Lodging is additional.

CONDITIONS
Subject to availability. Package pricing based on double occupancy. Lodging is additional. Amenities are available for one night of stay; additional nights do not receive package amenities. Not applicable to groups or in combination with other savings or special discounts.

*Food and beverage credit is per stay based on double occupancy and will appear as a statement credit upon checkout. Credit applies to room service and dining outlets on property, and includes alcohol, tax and gratuity. Credit is not to be applied to room charge, room taxes or gift items.

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Red Wine Weekend

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November 4-5, 2016
Sample Fine Wines at a Celebrated Country Inn
Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Wine Tasting events are available as part of a 2-night lodging package. They are also open to the public. Packages include Friday Tasting & Appetizers, Saturday Tasting Seminar, 6-Course Red Wine Dinner, and hot hearty breakfast.

Make it a Weekend
Discount weekend lodging packages include Friday wine and appetizer reception, a hearty 2-course breakfast (Sat & Sun), Saturday 1:30pm wine tasting seminar, and Saturday evening’s 6-course Red Wine Dinner.

Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot!

Red Wine Tasting & Appetizer Reception
Friday, 7-9pm at Le Chateau

Guests gather for an informal wine tasting and opportunity to meet the weekend’s wine host and fellow event participants. A flight of wines is offered along with a buffet of savory gourmet appetizers and desserts (hearty enough for dinner!) The Friday Wine Tasting event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $45/person plus tax and gratuity. This event is held at Le Chateau, located at 7 Rice Avenue. See below or visit our blog for more details.

Red Wine Tasting and Seminar
Saturday, 1-3pm at Landmark Restaurant

The weekend wine host gathers guests to increase their wine knowledge through tasting and comparing wines, as well as learning about such things as growing conditions, harvesting of grape varieties, and identifying taste nuances when paired with certain foods. This event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $45/person plus tax and gratuity. See below or visit our blog for more details.

Red Wine Dinner
Saturday, 6:30pm at Landmark Restaurant
At Saturday’s gourmet dinner each of the 6 courses is paired with a different red wine to highlight the flavors of both food and wine. Meal includes an appetizer, soup, salad, sorbet, choice of entree, and dessert. This event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $75/person plus tax and gratuity. See below for more details, or to see the menu, visit our blog

Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot! Red Wine Packages are available for the following weekends:
April 8-9, 2016

Red Wine Weekend Package includes:
* Friday Wine Reception and Appetizer Buffet
* Saturday afternoon Wine Tasting Seminar
* Saturday 6-course Red Wine Dinner
* Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning (Sat/Sun.)
* 20% Server Gratuity

Package is $400/couple + lodging.

Reserve Friday Night at standard rate ($165 – $335), add the $400 Red Wine Weekend Package, and pay only $150 for Saturday Night! 

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Fall Brew Weekend

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Fall Brew Weekend
October 28-29, 2016

Old Rittenhouse Inn partners with South Shore Brewery to present a weekend of great regional beer and pub fare with a gourmet flair. Over the weekend we’ll celebrate the joy of fresh micro-brewed beers and delicious food. The Fall Brew Weekend is held annually on the last weekend of October. The schedule includes a beer tasting with appetizer buffet on Friday, an afternoon brewery tour and tasting on Saturday, and a 6-course dinner on Saturday night with craft brews selected to match each dish.

Weekend events are included in our discount lodging package, but can also be booked a’ la carte.

PACKAGE:  October 28-29, 2016

Fall Brew Weekend Package includes:
* Friday Brew Reception and Appetizer Buffet
* Saturday afternoon Brewery Tour and Tasting
* Saturday 6-course Brew Wine Dinner
* Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning (Sat/Sun.)
* 20% Server Gratuity

Package is $400/couple + lodging.

Reserve Friday Night at standard rate ($165 – $335), add the $400 Brew Weekend Package, and pay only $100 for Saturday Night! 

Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot!

A’LA CARTE:  October 28-29, 2016 

Beer Tasting and Reception
Friday, October 28 
from 7-9pm
Enjoy a variety of brews to sample, and a buffet of gourmet appetizers and desserts. Meet expert brewers from South Shore Brewery. Swap stories, and meet new friends in a fun, casual atmosphere. Taste hoppy beers, fest brews, dark beers, and a special surprise brew from SSB. The Friday Beer Tasting event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $45/person plus tax and gratuity. This event is held at Le Chateau, located at 7 Rice Avenue.

Friday Sample Appetizer menu (from 2015): Chorizo stuffed mushrooms with creamy cilantro sauce. Antipasto with prosciutto wrapped asparagus, genoa salami, red pepper rings, marinated mushrooms, cornichons, aged cheddar. Marinated Flank Steak with Dijon Glaze. House Smoked Shrimp Dip with Beer Bread Crostini. Warm fingerling potato salad tossed with beef bacon, caramelized shallots, & sauerkraut. Bierocks (German meat turnover consisting of cabbage, beef and mozzarella). Miniature Alexander Tortes (raspberry jam sandwiched by shortcake garnished with a sugary lemon glaze).

Brewery Tour and Tasting
Saturday, October 29 from 12-3pm
During Saturday’s optional brewery tour, journey to nearby Washburn for a visit to the South Shore Brewery, where you’ll sample their fine beers and take a guided brewery tour. This event and transportation to/from the Brewery is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $45/person plus tax and gratuity.

Fall Brew Dinner
Saturday, October 29 from 6:30-8:30pm
Save room for Saturday evening’s 6-Course Fall Brew Dinner where each course is accompanied by a tasty brew selected to compliment the food. Includes appetizer, salad, sorbet, entree and dessert. This event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $75/person plus tax and gratuity.

Saturday Sample Menu (from 2015): APPETIZER: Crispy Cider Braised Pork Belly with Macintosh Apple-Chutney. SOUP: Smoked kielbasa and cabbage. SALAD: Watercress and radish salad with Ale vinaigrette. SORBET: Apple Pilsner Sorbet. ENTREES: Schweinebraten with sweet and sour red cabbage and spaetzle OR Braised Chicken with cider-red wine demi glace & sweet potato puree. DESSERT: Prinzregententorte (A Bavarian torte layered with chocolate buttercream, topped with apricot jam and covered in dark chocolate glaze).

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Mystery Dinner Weekends

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Step back in time with our exciting Mystery Dinners! Gather your friends, dress in costume, and play detective as your waiter, Rex Butler, serves a series of intriguing clues along with a delicious 6-course gourmet meal. The drama and accompanying accusations are a sure way to laugh the night away…but will the group solve the mystery in time for dessert??!

Mystery Weekends are scheduled upon request from November to May, with mid-week and weekend availability for groups of 14 people. Contact Events Director, Wendy Phillips, for availability and more info on this outrageously fun event. 715-779-5111 or email: events@rittenhouseinn.com

Mystery Lodging Packages include 2-nights lodging at Le Chateau, a hearty 2-course breakfast at Old Rittenhouse Inn (each morning), a sherry reception, 6-course Mystery Dinner (1-night), and gratuity for these meals. Pricing ranges from $545 – $595 per couple. Rooms have 12.5% tax; Packages 6% tax.

Each mystery was written by Old Rittenhouse Inn staff who loosely based their stories on our historic properties, area events, and the residents who founded and lived in Bayfield. Mysteries are written for 14 characters, generally 7 ladies and 7 men.

“The Traveling Impresario”
This story is set at the Island View Hotel (aka Le Chateau Boutin) in 1890s Bayfield. The hotel’s new manager is throwing a grand re-opening party at which a traveling entertainer and her entourage are guests. The party includes a gathering of prominent citizens and local odd-balls. There’s a mystery to be solved when one of the cast suddenly goes missing.  NOTE: Returning mystery groups may want to play the sequel which takes place in 1910.

“A Rotten Bunch of Apples”
This exciting 1920’s era mystery is filled with gangsters, bootleggers, flappers, and assassins! Bayfield’s biggest gangster and his ex-wife are throwing a party to celebrate the anniversary of their divorce. One can only imagine the lies and deceit of such a gathering! Everyone is out for himself and a big pay-off. It’s difficult to determine who is friend and who is foe.

“The Great Sea Port Debate”
This story takes place in the late 1870s. President Rutherford B. Hayes has appointed a committee to investigate the viability of a sea port on Lake Superior. The committee has narrowed the best options to two: Duluth, MN and Bayfield, WI. Politicians and business people from both sides have gathered at a gala party in anticipation of the outcome. The final decision is about to be announced when the committee chairman goes missing!

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Apostle Islands Sea Caves Kayaking Package

Kayaking Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands

Experience the ultimate summer getaway:  a Full-Day Living Adventure Kayak Trip to the famous mainland Sea Caves north of Bayfield. We take care of all the details so you don’t have to. Available from June 15th through September 12th.

Package based on 2 people includes:

  • Preferred booking for Apostle Islands Sea Caves kayak adventure trip
  • All gear, transportation to the kayak launch site, and park fees
  • A gourmet trail lunch
  • $50 Food/Beverage Voucher for use at the Inn’s Landmark Restaurant
  • Fruit, cheese and sweet plate delivered to your guest room
  • Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning of your stay.
  • Free Wi-Fi and other guest amenities

Kayak Package is $325/couple + Room of choice and tax. One-night lodging deposit + $200 kayak trip deposit is required to secure reservations. Once kayak trip is booked, dates cannot be changed and the $200 kayak deposit amount is non-refundable. If booking multiple nights, please designate first and second choice of day/date for kayak trip. Our staff will contact you to confirm your kayak reservation details.

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Apostle Islands Sailing Package

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Enjoy a magical two night stay in Bayfield with all the Old Rittenhouse Inn amenities plus the Dreamcatcher Afternoon Sail for two people – a perfect way to get a taste of sailing among the Apostle Islands. This 2.5 hour outing leaves daily from Bayfield city dock offering the chance to be as passive, or as active, as you like: help handle the lines, set the sails and take your turn at the wheel, or simply relax and enjoy the view.

To Reserve, Call 715-779-5111 or Book Online using the code SAIL15

The Afternoon Sailing Package is $275 (added to your lodging when you book online) and is available mid-May through Mid October. Old Rittenhouse Inn is not responsible for cancellations due to the weather. To reserve online, book two or more nights lodging, and add the sailing package to your stay to receive:

•    Dreamcatcher Afternoon Sail for 2 people
•    Bottle of house wine at checkin
•    Fruit, cheese and sweets plate at checkin
•    $50 dining voucher at Landmark Restaurant
•    All other Old Rittenhouse Inn amenities

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Apostle Highlands Golf Package

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Old Rittenhouse Inn offers convenient ways to enjoy Bayfield attractions like the Apostle Highlands Golf Package: Stay 1 or more nights and add the package to receive:

* 18-holes with cart at Apostle Highlands Golf Course
* Preferred booking — select day & tee time for staff to make advance arrangements
* Bottle of House Wine for your room
* Fruit and Cheese Plate with homemade sweet treats
* $50 Landmark Restaurant Dining Voucher
Valid May 10 – Sept 15, 2016
Note: Course Closed Mondays until July 3, 2016
We make it easy to experience golfing at Apostle Highlands, and we’ll even set up a tee-time for you. To reserve, head over to our availability calendar, find your room, and add the golf package using the Promo Code: GOLF2015 or call us at 800-779-5121
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House Wine – $25

Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Robert Mondavi Woodbridge – CA
Whites: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, White Zinfandel
Reds: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon

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Fruit, Cheese & Sweets Plates

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Enjoy a variety of plates featuring  a variety of sliced artisan cheeses and crackers, seasonal fruits and house made sweets.

Cheese & Cracker Plate – $15

Fruit, Cheese & Cracker Plate – $20

Fruit, Cheese & Sweets Plate – $29

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Homemade Sweets – $16

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An assortment of cookies, gourmet truffles, and/or chocolate confections await the arrival to your room. NOTE: Nuts are often used, so please notify staff if an allergy exists.

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Champagne – $30

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A chilled bottle of Chateau Ste. Michelle awaits delivery to your room upon request.

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Fruit Plate (in season) – $15

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With Bayfield’s plentiful fruit farms and orchards, enjoy a plate of seasonal fruit served with yogurt or whipped cream. Please inquire about availability. Choices may include fresh strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries, or sliced pears, apples or assorted melons and golden pineapple.

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Roses or Flowers

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A minimum of 48-hours advance notice is appreciated for flower orders which are delivered for placement in your room or at your dinner table. Prices vary by kind of flower and size of arrangement. Call for a quote. Delivery is $13.

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Gift Certificates – from $25

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Gift Certificate are an excellent gift for any occasion, whether celebrating an anniversary, birthday, wedding, retirement, or just to get away! Use in our gift shop, dining, or towards a reservation.

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Handcrafted Souvenir Mug

hand crafted souvenir mug

Hand-crafted by the artists at Deneen Pottery of St. Paul, MN, these souvenir mugs will stand up to heavy use for years to come. They are both microwaveable and dishwasher safe. Color options include:
Pick from a variety of colors.

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Swirl mug with “R” Logo

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These large, handmade Sunset Hill Stoneware Swirl mugs are one-of-a-kind, and feature our Old Rittenhouse Inn “R” logo. Perfect for your daily coffee or latte, they provide a great way to remember your visit to Bayfield. They are both microwaveable and dishwasher safe.

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Book – Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook

Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook

American and French cuisines with a lakeside twist form the backbone of the Inn’s seasonally changing menu. This new cookbook shares favorite recipes and kitchen secrets alongside stories of the beloved mansion, its owner family and its visitors over four decades. Get a signed copy shipped to your door for just $24.95 plus tax and $6.50 shipping and handling. Total is $32.94/each. Buy Online

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CD – Sing A New Song

CD - Sing A New Song

The latest and greatest CD from the Old Rittenhouse Inn Singers is entitled “Sing A New Song.” This is the group’s third recording, and features 21 tracks of holiday music. The singers are supported by collaborative pianists and musicians including bassoon, hammered dulcimer, and bell choir. This release is hot off the press! Get your copy today.

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House-made Hot Fudge

House-made Hot Fudge

Old Rittenhouse Inn’s homemade Hot Fudge Sauce is made with bittersweet chocolate and a hint of coffee…perfect with ice cream treats and strawberries.

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Ornament ORI Wreath

Ornament ORI Wreath

Take home a carved and hand-painted ornament featuring the Old Rittenhouse Inn in a snowy holiday setting complete with wreath.

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Jam and Jellies

Jam/Jellies

All preserves are made with Bayfield fruits and berries. Call us for the current assortment of stock.

Marmalades: Apple Cider, Blueberry, Swiss Pear, Strawberry-Rhubarb
Jellies: Strawberry, Wild Plum, Grape, Raspberry, Chokecherry
Jams: Cherry, Strawberry, Raspberry
Specialty: Gingered Strawberry with Rhubarb

Packaged in boxes of 2 or 4 jars.

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If you want a chance to get away and just enjoy a long weekend, this is the place to go.
Guests, Gary & Lynn