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Winter Getaway Special – Tier 1-2

Book a 2-night stay in a Whirlpool or Lake View Room (Rittenhouse I – IX or Le Chateau) with a fireplace for only $249.* Double occupancy includes hearty 2-course breakfast each day.

Call 715-779-5111 or Book Online with Promo Code: WINTER18

*Cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. Available Jan. 1 – Feb. 28th. Excludes certain holiday and blackout dates. Feb 2-3, 14-17. New Reservations only. 

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Winter Getaway Special – Tier 3

Book a 2-night stay in a Luxury Whirlpool Suite (Rittenhouse X, XI, XII or Cottage) with a fireplace for only $299! Double occupancy includes hearty 2-course breakfast each day.

Call 715-779-5111 or Book Online with Promo Code: 18Winter

*Cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. Available Jan. 1 – Feb. 28th. Excludes certain holiday and blackout dates. Feb 2-3, 14-17. New Reservations only. 

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Workshop: Learn to Create Fine Art Portraits

Old Rittenhouse Inn partners with artist Anneli Rose to present the first in a series Fine Art Photography Workshops at Le Chateau.

Ice Queen: Introduction to Portrait Photography, March 2-4, 2018.

This beginner portrait photography weekend will get you feeling comfortable with the core features of your camera. Learn how to take amazing portraits by taking your camera off of automatic mode and making the most of manual mode. You’ll also learn powerful editing techniques using Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. The photoshoot will feature a high school aged model dressed in a couture ice queen costume. Skill Level: Beginner


In This Workshop You Will Also Learn:
-Basics of Exposure: ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed
-Introduction to Adobe Lightroom
-Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
-Editing Techniques for Portrait Photography
-Lighting Techniques
-How to Make Beautiful Compositions
-How to Control Focus
-Posing
-Styling

Reserve your spot today! Call 715-779-5111


Schedule
Friday Evening
6:30-7:30 Welcome Reception with Delicious Appetizers
7:30-8:30 The Creative Power With Manual Mode
8:30-10:00 Free Time (Anneli is available for individual teaching/consultation)

Saturday
7:00-8:00 Free Time (Anneli is available for individual teaching/consultation)
8:00-9:00 2-Course Breakfast
9:30-12:00 Understanding Exposure
12:00-1:00 Catered Lunch
1:00-3:00 Introduction to Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop
3:30-7:00 Outdoor Ice Queen Photoshoot
7:00-8:00 Catered Dinner
8:00-10:00 Free Time (Anneli is available for individual teaching/consultation)

Sunday
8:00-9:00 2-Course Breakfast
9:30-12:00 Portrait Editing Techniques
12:00-1:30 3-Course Lunch at the Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Reserve your spot today! Call 715-779-5111

Online Photography Support Group
Photography concepts take practice and time, so at the conclusion of the workshop, you will have access to an exclusive online support group on Facebook where you can continue to grow your photography skills alongside other Anneli Rose Photography workshop participants.

Two Weeks After the Workshop
Workshop attendees will receive an editing video. Anneli Rose will select her best digital image from the Ice Queen Photoshoot and explain how she uses Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop to create a fine art portrait.

Complete inclusive package is $1495. Discount available for Double Occupancy Rooms. Requirement: Digital Cameral that can Shoot in Manual Mode.

Reserve your spot today! Call 715-779-5111

Instructor Anneli Rose


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Romance Package

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 for only $225.

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.

$240 in addition to the room rate

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Wolfsong Mushing Package

Wolfsong Mushing Package Dog Sled Adventures

Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Wolfsong Sled Dog Adventure


Reserve the room or suite of your choice and prepare to experience a great winter getaway with Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing. This hands-on trip includes the opportunity to get to know the dogs, harness them up, and drive your own team or ride along if you prefer. When you return to the Inn, we’ll have hot cocoa and cookies ready for you. Let our staff take care of the details so you don’t have to.

For more details, visit our blog.

Sled Dog Packages are based on double occupancy and include: *

  •  Sled Dog Adventure of your choice for 2 people (see below)
  •  Gourmet Trail Lunch by Wolfsong Adventures (morning trips)
  •  $50 Voucher towards dining at Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Landmark Restaurant
  •  Keepsake mugs (2)
  •  Hot Cocoa, house made cookies and sweets

Sled Dog Adventure Options:

  •  Morning Adventure (9:00 am to 1:00 pm) $850/couple (Fri-Sun) $675/couple (Mon-Thu)
  •  Afternoon Run (2 pm-4:30 pm)  $745/couple (Fri-Sun) $580/couple (Mon-Thu)

* Lodging additional. Due to variation in lodging and package options, please call us to reserve: 715-779-5111

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Mt. Ashwabay Snowshoe Package

Winter Snowshoe Adventures in Bayfield, WI

Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Mt. Ashwabay SNOWSHOE PACKAGE
This package is designed for couples visiting Bayfield during the quiet winter months. Experience a fun winter getaway with a Full-Day of Snowshoeing complete with Rental Gear. Let our staff take care of the details so you don’t have to!

Mt. Ashwabay Opens on December 16th, 2017.

Quiet Delights
Northwest Wisconsin is a region rich in Nordic skiing tradition and history. We are blessed with some of the best cross country ski and snowshoe trails in the country. Our SNOWSHOE PACKAGE is $150/couple + Room of choice and tax. Package based on 2 people includes:

  • Preferred booking at Mt. Ashwabay Recreation Area
  • All necessary rental gear
  • $50 Food/Beverage Voucher for use at the Inn’s Landmark Restaurant
  • Cheese and Crackers, Cookies and Hot Cocoa to enjoy in your room
  • Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning of your stay.
  • Free Wi-Fi and other preferred guest amenities

One-night lodging deposit + $150 snowshoe deposit is required to secure reservations.  If booking multiple nights, please designate first and second choice of day/date for snowshoe trip. Our staff will contact you to confirm your reservation details.

Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot, or Reserve Online!

ShowshoeTrails

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Mt. Ashwabay Alpine Ski Package

Mt. Ashwabay Alpine Ski Package

Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Mt. Ashwabay ALPINE SKI PACKAGE
This package is designed for couples visiting Bayfield during the quiet winter months. Experience a fun winter getaway with a Full-Day of Alpine (Downhill) Skiing complete with Lift Tickets and Rental Gear (skis, boots, poles, helmet). Let our staff take care of the details so you don’t have to!

Mt. Ashwabay Opens on December 16th, 2017.

Downhill Delights
Mt. Ashwabay features 15 runs ranging from easy to difficult and serviced by a chair lift and tow rope. ALPINE SKI PACKAGE is $200/couple + Room of choice and tax. Package based on 2 people includes:

  • Preferred booking at Mt. Ashwabay Ski and Recreation Area
  • All necessary rental gear and lift tickets
  • $50 Food/Beverage Voucher for use at the Inn’s Landmark Restaurant
  • Cheese and Crackers, Cookies and Hot Cocoa to enjoy in your room
  • Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning of your stay.
  • Free Wi-Fi and other preferred guest amenities

One-night lodging deposit + $200 ski deposit is required to secure reservations.  If booking multiple nights, please designate first and second choice of day/date for ski trip. Our staff will contact you to confirm your reservation details.

Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot, or Reserve Online!

Mt. Ashwabay Alpine Map

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Mt. Ashwabay Nordic Ski Package

Start of the XC trails at Mt. Ashwabay

Old Rittenhouse Inn’s Mt. Ashwabay NORDIC SKI PACKAGE

This package is designed for couples visiting Bayfield during the quiet winter months. Experience a fun getaway with a Full-Day of Cross Country Skiing complete with trail passes and all the necessary Rental Gear (skis, boots, poles, helmet). Let our staff take care of the details so you don’t have to!

Mt. Ashwabay Opens on December 16th, 2017.

Cross Country Delights

The Mt Ashwabay/Jerry Jolly Cross-Country trail system covers 40 km of  classic and skate trails with ratings from beginner to expert. The beginner’s trail is the picturesque Sugar Bush Trail. Intermediate terrain can be enjoyed on Anchor, Seagull and Raven trails. Advanced skiers can venture out on the longer 15 km loop, which combines Sugar Bush, Deer Path and Raven trails, returning to the Mt. Ashwabay chalet.

Our CROSS COUNTRY SKI PACKAGE is $160/couple + Room of choice and tax. This convenient Package based on 2 people includes:

•    Preferred booking at Mt. Ashwabay Ski and Recreation Area
•    All necessary rental gear and trail fees/passes
•    $50 Food/Beverage Voucher for use at the Inn’s Landmark Restaurant
•    Cheese and Crackers, Cookies and Hot Cocoa to enjoy in your room
•    Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning of your stay.
•    Free Wi-Fi and other preferred guest amenities

One-night lodging deposit + $160 ski deposit is required to secure reservations. If booking multiple nights, please designate first and second choice of day/date for ski trip. Our staff will contact you to confirm your reservation details.

Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot, or Reserve Online!

Mt. Ashwabay/JerryJolly Map

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Valentines Day Romance

Valentine’s Day Romance at WI’s first Country Inn B&B
You’ll find romantic Valentine’s Day lodging and dining in beautiful Bayfield, Wisconsin. Old Rittenhouse Inn is known as a place for special occasions and many of our guests celebrate an anniversary or other special occasion with a stay at the Inn, dinner at Landmark Restaurant, or both. It’s only fitting that we offer a variety of romantic ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one.

Candlelight Dining at Landmark Restaurant
Make plans for a romantic dinner your Valentine will never forget. Our culinary team prepare a special 5-Course Valentine’s meal filled with delightful selections for just $59 per person. Fine wines, champagne, cocktails, and appetizers also available. Open to the public from 5:00-9:00pm. Reservations Recommended. Call 715-779-5111.

A Room with a View (and a Jacuzzi, and a Fireplace…)
From our Standard Lakeview Rooms to our Luxury Suites, each of our accommodations was designed with romance in mind. Nearly all have fireplaces, and many have Whirlpool tubs and stunning views of Lake Superior. We can also arrange for special touches like fresh flowers, a sweet plate, a bottle of wine, or a fruit and cheese platter delivered to your room.

Valentine’s Day Weekend Packages (2 & 3-Night Stays)
Wednesday, February 14 – Saturday, February 17, 2018
Reserve our convenient Valentine’s Weekend Packages and you’ll have the bases covered for a romantic getaway in Bayfield. This one-stop romance package priced at $300 + Room and tax includes:

  • 5-course Valentine’s Dinner for two served by firelight (one night of stay)
  • Fresh Flowers (Vased Bouquet of 12 red roses)
  • Deluxe Artisan Sweet Plate
  • Bottle of Champagne or Wine delivered to your room
  • Hearty 2-course breakfast for two (each morning)
  • Server gratuities for these meals

** Package is $300 + Room ($125-$275/night) and tax.

Call (715) 779-5111 to Book!

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Red Wine Weekend

Feb 2-3, 2018
Apr 6-7, 2018

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:
Nov 3-4, 2017

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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Mystery Dinner Weekends

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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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

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

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

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

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Fruit Plate (in season) – $15

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

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

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

swirl mug with logo

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