LODGING Options
ALMA Wisconsin | 19th Century River Town | National Historic District



  CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER at WINGS OVER ALMA
110 N Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin 
608-685-3303 | info@almawisconsin.com 

 
BED &
BREAKFAST
Want breakfast with your lodging? Alma offers three bed & breakfast options serving the months of April through November.
  
BLUE DOOR INN full breakfast

FELICE PATRA INN "wakeup" service in kitchen with coffee, juice & pastries

THE TRITSCH HOUSE full breakfast

Bed & breakfasts offer a breakfast for guests only and no other meals.  Your host lives on the property.  B&Bs are professional hospitality businesses licensed as a B&B through the state of Wisconsin.
RAILROAD
HOTEL
Is history your thing?  The Burlington Hotel  has served the traveling public since 1891 as a "railroad" hotel to service the Burlington Railroad's customers & workers. Located directly across from the Alma train station, it offered sleeping rooms for travelers.


The station is gone but the railroad hotel still stands. Five  rooms are renovated preserving the original footprint. They are authentic railroad hotel sleeping rooms both in size & amenities and offer a wonderful step back in time!.
EXTENDED
STAYS
Need furnished living space for at least 30 days?  Check out these extended stay options in Alma, Wisconsin.  For short-term residential rentals a lease is required.

THE COTTAGE

A few tourist lodging properties can also offer you an extended stay with kitchen facilities if you stay "off" season.

11/1-5/31 Only

INN AT BIG RIVER THEATRE
11/1-5/31 Only

       Alma Wisconsin

LODGING & RENTAL OPTIONS

ALMA offers many options for lodging & rentals ...bed & breakfast ... restored Victorians ... cottages ... roadside motels & cabins ... extended stays ... bunks on the Fishing Float.  

 

For more information on overnight lodging options, call the CHAMBER Visitor Center at 608-685-3303 or choose an option from our website.  Traveling along the Wisconsin Great River Road you may find that lodging accommodations are often sparse outside of the cities in the small river towns.  Alma is the exception, offering a variety of lodging options.  Several in restored buildings within the National Historic District and two motels on the outskirts of town on the Mississippi River.

There may be a time when you need to stay in Alma for an extended period of time and there are residential rental options available where you can rent an apartment for a period of 30 or more days.  A short-term rental lease is required.

 

NOTE:  Make your reservations early, these rooms go fast ... especially on the weekends!

ALMA HOME STYLE LODGING

Entire upper floor of a downtown building in Alma's National Historic District.  Offering a single unit for family or group vacationing.  Perfect for an extended stay.

 

Sleeps 6 in Beds

3 Bedroom Unit with 2 Baths

Full Kitchen, Dining & Living Room

Air Conditioned

Cable TV

Shaded rear deck for evening enjoyment

Mississippi River views
Located upstairs from the Alma Laundromat

Open Year Round

Guest House Configuration


Address:    209 S Main Street

Phone:       608-685-4557
Email:        almahomestylelodging@tds.net
ALMA HOTEL

Offering basic hotel rooms for overnight stays with shared bath.  11 units available.  Great for hunters and fishers.  Currently CLOSED For Renovation.

 

Sleeps up to 22 in Beds

Shared Bath

Air Conditioned

Closed At This Time For Remodeling


Address:    201 N Main Street

Phone:      608-685-3380 

ALMA TOWNHOUSE

Located on Main Street, offering a single unit cottage for family-friendly vacationing.

 

Sleeps 4 in Beds
Shared Bath
Full Kitchen
Mississippi River Views
Open Seasonally
Guest House Configuration

Address:  104 S Main Street

Phone:     715-926-4782

Email:      rsmevn@frontier.com 

BLUE DOOR INN

This historic lodging option is in a renovated & restored building in Alma's National Historic District.  Period furniture.  Great river views with train & barge viewing from porches.  Licensed as a Bed & Breakfast, serving April-November.

 

Sleeps 10 in Beds and 4 in Hide-A-Bed Sofa Sleepers

Free "Farm To Inn" Breakfast serving locally sourced items

Free WiFi Internet Access

Air Conditioned

Original Wood Floors & Exposed Stone Walls

Gardens & Patio with Barbecue Grill, Pizza Oven & Fire Pit

Patio, Long Porch, Decks & Gardens

Open Year Round
Guest House Configuration Available (all rooms)

Address:    331 S Main Street

Phone:       608-685-9700
Email:        lodging@bluedoorinnalma.com
Website:    www.bluedoorinnalma.com
THE BURLINGTON HOTEL

Historic lodging option in the Burlington Hotel built in 1891 by Anton & Ulrich Walser for the Burlington Northern Railroad. Offering four sleeping rooms with two shared baths and a step back into time when travelers on the railroad spent the night in the hotel. This is a must if you are into trains!

 

Sleeps 10 in Beds

5 Rooms with 2 Shared Baths

Air Conditioned

Free WiFi Internet Access

Off-Street Parking

Open Year Round


Address:    809 N Main Street

Phone:       608-685-3636
THE COTTAGE
Cute house on Second Street with beautiful sunset views.  Available on a monthly residential rental basis.  Only available for an extended stay of 30 days or more. Short-term rental lease required.

Sleeps 4 in Beds
Full Bath
Full Kitchen & Laundry
Open Year Round
Short-Term Rental Guest House Configuration

Address:      S 2nd Street

Phone:        952-221-4847

COTTAGE At BLUE DOOR INN

This historic lodging option is in a renovated & restored cottage in Alma's National Historic District.  Period furniture.  Great river views with train & barge viewing from front porch.  Breakfast privileges at the Blue Door Inn located next door (April-November).

 

COTTAGE At BLUE DOOR INN is made up of two separate units that can also be easily connected.  Rent the Entire Cottage which includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, small  eat-in kitchen.  Great views, front porch & large porch off the 2nd floor.  Maximum occupancy is 8.

Lower Apartment is two sleeping areas separated by a sliding pocket door and a small shared bathroom.  Currently remodeling to replace front bedroom with a living room with hide-a-bed. No kitchen in this unit.  Includes the front porch on Main Street with great views.  Maximum occupancy is 4.

Upper Apartment offers one bedroom, bathroom, eat-in kitchen and living room overlooking the MIssissippi River with a hide-a-bed.  Includes large back porch with views.  Maximum occupancy is 4.  

Vintage building with period furniture, offering new bedding & luxury linens.  Hardwood floors.  Breakfast privileges next door at the Inn and full access to gardens & patio amenities at the Inn.
LOWER COTTAGE: Sleeps 2 in Beds and 2 in Hide-A-Bed Sofa Sleeper, Maximum 4


Free "Farm To Inn" Breakfast serving locally sourced items

Free WiFi Internet Access

Air Conditioned

Original Wood Floors

Access to Blue Door Inn's Gardens & Patio with Barbecue Grill, Pizza Oven & Fire Pit

Open Year Round


Address:    333 S Main Street

Phone:       608-685-9700
Email:        lodging@bluedoorinnalma.com
Website:    www.bluedoorinnalma.com
Management by Blue Door Properties
THE DAM GOOD INN
Address:  404 N Main Street
Phone:    612-282-5169
FELICE PATRA INN

Inn offering bed & breakfast with great Mississippi River views on the north end of Main Street.  Although a full breakfast is not served, they offer a "wakeup" service in the guest kitchen that includes coffee, juice & pastries.  Beautiful porches.   Licensed as a Bed & Breakfast.

 

Sleeps 8 in Beds

Shared Bath

Guest Kitchen

Balcony/Porch

Mississippi River Views

Open Seasonally, April-November


Address:    609 N Main Street

Phone:       608-685-4512

Website:     www.felicepatra.com 

GREAT ALMA FISHING FLOAT
Address:  On the Mississippi River, below Lock & Dam #4
Phone:     651-380-7296
HILLCREST MOTEL & LODGING
Address:  240 Wisconsin State Highway 35, North
Phone:     608-685-3511 
HOTEL de VILLE

Offering a touch of France and the Riviera in downtown Alma.  Hotel set in a variety of restored buildings offers suites.  Beautiful gardens behind main building.

 

Sleeps 32 in Beds among 4 Buildings

Private Rooms to Suites w/ Private Bath & Kitchen

Air Conditioned

Wood Floors and Eclectic Furnishings

Mississippi River Views

Open Year Round

Address:    305 N Main Street

Phone:       612-423-3653

Email:        info@hoteldevillealma.com

Website:    www.hoteldevillealma.com

INN At BIG RIVER THEATRE

This historic lodging option is located above the Big River Theatre on Alma's Main Street.  Phenomenal river and main street views.    

 

COTTAGE At BLUE DOOR INN is made up of two separate units that can also be easily connected.  Rent the Entire Cottage which includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, small  eat-in kitchen.  Great views, front porch & large porch off the 2nd floor.  Maximum occupancy is 8.

Lower Apartment is two sleeping areas separated by a sliding pocket door and a small shared bathroom.  Currently remodeling to replace front bedroom with a living room with hide-a-bed. No kitchen in this unit.  Includes the front porch on Main Street with great views.  Maximum occupancy is 4.

Upper Apartment offers one bedroom, bathroom, eat-in kitchen and living room overlooking the MIssissippi River with a hide-a-bed.  Includes large back porch with views.  Maximum occupancy is 4.  

Vintage building with period furniture, offering new bedding & luxury linens.  Hardwood floors.  Breakfast privileges next door at the Inn and full access to gardens & patio amenities at the Inn.
Lodging options range from a 2-bedroom apartment, to a suite, to a loft that offers you the entire 3rd floor.  Rooms are large with 10 foot ceilings.  Access is a walk up to either the 2nd floor or the 3rd floor depending on your room choice.  


River View Apartment       Eagles' Nest Loft

Sleeps 4-6 In Beds                 Sleeps 2 In King Bed

Queen-Size Hide-a-Bed         Queen-Size Hide-a-Bed


Full Bath In Each Unit

Full Kitchen, Dining & Living Area In Each Unit

Free WiFi Internet Access

Air Conditioned

Original Wood Floors

Up To 2 Free Big River Theatre Tickets For Guests

Open Year Round

Guest House Configuration Available (all rooms)


Address:    121A S Main Street

Phone:       608-685-9700
Website:    www.bluedoorinnalma.com
Management by Blue Door Properties
THE MANOR

Built in 1901, fully furnished, 4-bedroom home is a complete guest house..  Great for family vacations or a girls' weekend!  Spacious front porch, rear deck & 3-season porch.  Also a small playroom for kids!  

 

Sleeps 8 in Beds

Full & Half Bath

Full Kitchen

Wi-Fi Available

Guest House Configuration


Address:  S Second Street

Phone:     952-221-4847

Website:  www.themanor.vpweb.com

MORNING MIST VILLA
Victorian house on Second Street includes a large dining room, living room & family room is a complete guest house.  Open staircase and a screened in porch for relaxing bug free!

Sleeps 9 in Beds
Full and Half-Bath
Full Kitchen
Guest House Configuration

Address:     S 2nd Street

Phone:        952-221-4847

RIVERVIEW INN

Cottage located on Orange Street, just two houses down off of 2nd Street, this 3-bedroom single unit is available for family-friendly vacationing.  Perfect for an extended stay. 

 

Sleeps 6 in Beds

Full Bath

Full Kitchen

Porch with Mississippi River View

Open Seasonally

Guest House Configuration

 
Address:  101 Orange Street

Phone:     715-495-8880

RUTTING RIDGE MOTEL & CABINS  
Formerly Reidt's Motel & Cabins
Address:   S1638 Wisconsin State Highway 35 North
Phone:      608-685-4843
THE TRITSCH HOUSE
Take a step back in time in this beautifully restored Queen Anne bed & breakfast.  Located on Second Street overlooking the Mississippi River.  Period furniture.  Five rooms with private baths, 3 with jacuzzi tubs.  Open the entire season but Breakfast service limited to April & November.  Licensed as a Bed & Breakfast.   
 
Sleeps 10 in Beds
Common Areas offer a Kitchen, Living & Dining and Billiard Room
Open Seasonally, April-November
Guest House Configuration Available (all rooms)

Address:   601 South 2nd Street
Phone:      507-450-6573
Email:        info@thetritschhouse.com
 
WISCONSIN GREAT RIVER ROAD

 

ALMA, Wisconsin is located in Buffalo County on Wisconsin State Highway 35, also known as the Wisconsin Great River Road. This stretch of highway is Wisconsin's only National Scenic Byway

 

Preservation of views from the roadway by the Mississippi River Parkway Commission make the scenic drive along the Wisconsin Great River Road and Buffalo County a trip through "God's Country".

 

 

 

Explore Buffalo County & Its Communities 

The Heart Of The Wisconsin Great River Road

 

 

 

For Addititional Information 


Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Center at Wings Over Alma

110 N Main Street
Alma, Wisconsin 54610, USA


Phone: 608-685-3303

Email:  info@almawisconsin.com