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44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I normally do a getaway extended vacation every year but this did not happen this year.What we decided to do this year is try out different B&B's within a few hours drive for a few days at a time. I do have to admit "at the Waters Edge" was an excellent choice.We did take a chance and... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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134 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I hate to write a review like this but for more than one reason, we didn't have a good experience here. Maybe it was the time of year but the heater in our room barely kept it warm and the one extra blanket on the bedroom didn't help. It was a long cool night. Our breakfast also wasn't good. The... More 

Thank Kaye S
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you were so disappointed. I did notice that when you left, your temperature was not turned all the way up. You had it set on medium-low (3 not 5). And as for breakfast, I did mention that I forgot an ingredient and DID offer to make scrambled eggs and toast. I apologized for that several times.... More 

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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Came for the relaxing waves, and stayed for Kari ! Where are you going to find a BnB practically "on the water" than At The Waters Edge? So relaxing to hear Lake Michigan at your back door at night - cool breeze. Sunrise morning and Kari is ready to serve her tasty breakfast and offer quite the comedic relief! What... More 

Thank pss_offd
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

You guys were the 'hoot'. Can't wait to see you again. And remember, you will get front row tickets to my comedy show... LOL. Thanks again (for everything). More 

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is the 5th time in 5 years that my husband and I stayed here. Kari.and Dave are awesome! They really make you feel at home.amd take great care of you. The rooms are super cute! Each ome.has a different theme. We've stayed in three different rooms so far, and our goal is to eventually stay in all of them.... More 

Thank Chevon C
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

Aww - Chevon, you guys are the best. Thanks so much for your review and I will see you next summer! More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed in the Honeymoon Room. Kitschy decor. Housekeeping is seriously lacking. Dusty, soap scum covered shower doors, trash not removed. Breakfast main dish was tasty, but included Brown&Serve sausage and store bought mini muffins. Served at exactly 8 am...I'm on vacation, not at work. If you tout the deck "at the water's edge", you should be able to see the... More 

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kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you didn't care for the décor in the Honeymoon room, but the pictures on the website are what the rooms look like. I did apologize for not removing your trash after the second day. I am still sorry for that. As for breakfast, all bed and breakfasts are different and you didn't have... More 

Gonzales, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Cute themed rooms, great breakfast, and fantastic owners. The sunrise over Lake Michigan is breathtaking. My husband and I will come back. I can't imagine staying anywhere else when visiting this area.

Thank KalynnRTemplet
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

Well, thank you so much. I know a trip all the way up 'nort' is quite the drive....but, you are always welcome here. Thanks again. More 

Huntsville, Ohio
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52 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Every so often you come across a place that you wish your reservation had been for a longer time. What a nice surprise At The Waters Edge turned out to be! We stopped for one night to rest before continuing our trek to Bayfield / Duluth area. There are 4 upstairs rooms that all have private decks looking out over... More 

Thank Dave M
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

Thanks guys. I'm glad you had a good time. Now you have a reason to come across Lake Michigan and stay in Algoma for longer than just one night. I appreciate the nice review and I am looking forward to your next visit. More 

Morton Grove, United States
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We just spent one night here, on our way up north! It is right on Lake Michigan with beautiful views from the decks or balconies. Easy access to a walk on the beach. Each room is large and uniquely decorated. The breakfast was amazing! Stuffed blueberry French toast!!!

Thank Carol M
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

I receive a lot of comments on my Blueberry Stuffed French Toast. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Hope you can make it out again sometime. Take care. More 

Twin Cities
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74 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We spent 2 nights in the Classic Music room. Loved that we had a front and back door to let the wonderful Lake Michigan breeze pass through. I'd rather stay more than 2 nights as we had a lot of things in the area that we wanted to see, and weren't able to enjoy the room enough. Kari is super,... More 

Thank Milesb1213
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

Thanks. I do get a lot of requests for the Music room. Must be all those pillows. LOL. Only one room has A/C, as you really don't need it. 'Natures' air is WAY better! Looking forward to seeing you again...... More 

Evansville, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed in the nautical room, and loved it,since it was our second time here in two years. Kari and her husband are so accomodating and friendly. The breakfast are out of this world. It is easy access to it and has rooms that accomodate the handicap. The whirlpool is an added bonus.

Thank Kathyrn P
kariAlgoma_Wisconsin, Owner at at the Waters Edge, responded to this review

'Fantastic Hosts'? Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed breakfast as well. The Nautical room is the only handicapped accessible room, but it is enjoyed by everyone. Thank you again and we will see you soon. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shore of Lake Michigan every room has a lake view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about at the Waters Edge

Address: N7136, State Road 42, Algoma, WI 54201
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Algoma
Price Range: $172 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — at the Waters Edge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Each room has a theme to it -- all good. Choose the room based on your budget.”
 of 5 bubbles pss_offd, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They're all good.”
  • Sunrise from balcony
  • The view from the deck outside our door.
 of 5 bubbles Milesb1213, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“it may not have air conditioning, but being located on the beach, the air is always comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles kathyrnp2015, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were theme rooms we were on the second floor loved our view”
 of 5 bubbles MOrtimer8, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Every room is themed, so choose your theme and enjoy!”
 of 5 bubbles bsschneiks, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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