Awards and Press
Join us at our award-winning Cedarburg hotel for a getaway you won’t soon forget.
Cedarburg, Wisconsin was named one of the top smalls towns to visit during the holiday season by Reader’s Digest.
Washington House Inn was named one of the top 25 hotels for romance in the United States by TripAdvisor.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Cedarburg has always been a viable, living town dating back to its founding in the 1840s. But people like Steve Fischer and Jim Pape did a lot to preserve its character. The Washington House Inn, the grist mill and the Cedar Creek Settlement are a testament to that.”
February 13, 2017
CBS 58 Milwaukee
“TripAdvisor released the winning hotels of its Travelers’ Choice Hotels awards for Romance and one is located right here in Wisconsin. The Washington House Inn in Cedarburg, WI took 24th place. The winners were determined by input from travelers. “
“Visit in the summer to enjoy their concerts or at Christmastime to appreciate the picturesque historic buildings. Whether you’re wine tasting or shopping, you’ll always have something to do!”
Washington House Inn was recently named Milwaukee’s Best Bed and Breakfast by Milwaukee A-List voters.
March 3, 2016
“The Washington House Inn in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, 110 miles north of Chicago, offers stylish accommodations, complimentary, afternoon complimentary wine and cheese social hour and free high speed internet access. Explore Cedarburg’s Main Street with more than 70 boutiques, shops selling sweets, and restaurants.”
Cedarburg is named the #1 Christmas town in Wisconsin. “If you are looking for a charming, warm Christmas experience, look no further than Cedarburg.”
“The Washington House Inn was built in 1886 and features 34 rooms with whirlpools and steam baths.”
“In Cedarburg, Wisconsin, the Washington House Inn Bed & Breakfast has been in business since 1984 and is managed by Wendy J. Porterfield, Innkeeper. This one-of-a-kind Inn is known for casual elegance and historic tradition. Choose from their 34 guest rooms which are perfect for a relaxing getaway or business travel.”
October 5, 2015
“The Washington House Inn was Cedarburg, Wisconsin’s first Inn when it was founded in 1846. Cedarburg is an ideal destination for history buffs, since the town hasn’t changed much since the 1800s; it retains much of its original charm, and so does the Washington House Inn.”
“Washington House Inn, Cedarburg, Wis.: The inn celebrated its 30th anniversary in September 2014, under the same owner and innkeeper since opening.”
August 23, 2015
“The Washington House Inn has twenty-nine uniquely decorated rooms, each of which features a fireplace, whirlpool bathtub, flat screen TV, and high speed Internet. While there, guests can relax in the sauna or use the health club passes to work out at the gym.”
June 7, 2015
“The Washington House Inn is an historic part of Cedarburg and looks every bit the part. It’s quite large for a bed and breakfast, but its size doesn’t take away from its charm. The rooms and main guest areas are furnished with antique furniture, and the walls are papered in flowered, albeit dated, wallpaper.”
“The Washington House Inn successfully blends the charm and romance of days past with the amenities and conveniences expected by today’s discriminating travelers. Whether you travel for business, a romantic getaway, celebration of a special occasion, or a visit to the world class city of Milwaukee (20 minutes to the south), The Washington House Inn and the quaint city of Cedarburg will exceed your every expectation.”
“The city’s most iconic lodging, the 1886 inn features modern amenities, such as whirlpool baths, and holds a complimentary wine-and-cheese social hour.”
July 8, 2012
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