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 

 
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.

SAGE HILL GUEST HOUSE

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
BED &
BREAKFAST
Want breakfast with your lodging? Alma offers four bed & breakfast options.
  
TANSY'S ON MAIN
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 BURLINGTON HOTEL

The station is gone but the railroad hotel still stands. Two rooms were recently renovated preserving the original footprint. They are authentic railroad hotel sleeping rooms both in size & amenities and offer a wonderful step back in time!.

       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 overnight lodging info, 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


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

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.

 

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

Free Continental Breakfast with "Farm To Inn" Items Prepared Daily

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

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 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 8 in Beds

4 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

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 priveleges at the Blue Door Inn located next door.

 

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

UPPER COTTAGE:  Sleeps 2 in Beds and 2 in Hide-A-Bed Sofa Sleeper, Maximum 4


Free Continental Breakfast with "Farm To Inn" Items Prepared Daily

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 Inn Alma
THE DAM GOOD INN
Top floor with three bedrooms, single bath.  Includes living area, kitchen & large deck overlooking the Mississippi River.

Sleeps 6 in Beds
Shared Bathroom

Address:  xxx N Main Street
Phone:     612-282.5169

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

Address:      S 2nd Street

Phone:        952-221-4847

FELICE PATRA INN

Inn offering bed & breakfast with great Mississippi River views on the north end of Main Street.  Beautiful porches.   Licensed as a Bed & Breakfast.

 

Sleeps 8 in Beds

Shared Bath

Balcony/Porch

Mississippi River Views

Open Seasonally


Address:    609 N Main Street

Phone:       608-685-4512

Website:     www.felicepatra.com 

GREAT ALMA FISHING FLOAT
Spend the night in a bunk room at the Great Alma Fishing Float.  Bring your own bedding, food, beverages & fishing gear.  No bathroom facilities but the Float offers port-a-potties. 

3 bunk rooms, 10 bunks
No bathroom, port-a-potty available
Bring our own bedding
Heating & air conditioning
Grill available on the Float for cooking
Open Seasonally

Address:  On the Mississippi River, below Lock & Dam #4
Phone:     651-380-7296


THE GREAT RIVER RETREAT & GUEST HOUSE
Upscale and modern. A hidden paradise on the backwaters of the Mississippi River. The riverside cabin sleeps six people comfortably in it’s one bedroom and large loft area.

Sleeps 6 in Beds
Shared Bath
Full Kitchen & Laundry
Cable TV & Free WiFi Internet Access
Private Boat Dock
Open Year Round


Address:    S1519 State Highway 35, Alma WI

Phone:       507-358-3472
Email:        becker671@gmail.com
HILLCREST MOTEL & LODGING
Motel & lodges just north of downtown Alma, perfect for family reunions and hunting & fishing groups.  Choice of motel rooms, cabin or lodges in a family-friendly environment.  Offers a community kitchen/recreation area with grill and patio.  Large parking lot for fishing boats.  Private dock.
 
Hotel sleeps 18 in beds
2 Apartments in the Cottage sleep 8 in beds
3 Lodges sleep 26 in beds
Cable TV
Free WiFi Internet Access
Open Year Round
 
Address:  240 Wisconsin State Highway 35, North
Phone:     608-685-3511 
Website:   www.hillcrestalma.com

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

Suites w/ Private Bath & Kitchen

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

Sleeps 4-6 In Beds

Full Bath

Full Kitchen, Dining & Living Area

Free WiFi Internet Access

Air conditioned

Original Wood Floors

Discount On Big River Theatre Tickets For Guests

Open Year Round


Address:    121A S Main Street

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

Built in 1901, fully furnished, 4-bedroom home.  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


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.  Open staircase and a screened in porch for relaxing bug free!

Sleeps 9 in Beds
Full and Half-Bath
Full Kitchen

Address:     S 2nd Street

Phone:        952-221-4847

REIDT'S MOTEL & CABINS
Motel just north of downtown Alma, perfect for family reunions and fishing groups.  Choice of 5 motel rooms or 4 cabins in a family-friendly environment.  Barbecue grill and outdoor seating with great views.
 
Sleeps 18 in Beds
Parking lot (large enough for fishing boats)
Fish Cleaning Facilities & Freezers for your catch
Open Year Round

Address:   S1638 Wisconsin State Highway 35 North
Phone:      608-685-4843
Email:       reidtsmotel@yahoo.com
Website:   www.reidtsmotel.com
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

Shared Bath

Full Kitchen

Porch with Mississippi River View

Open Seasonally

 
Address:  101 Orange Street

Phone:     715-495-8880

SAGE HILL GUEST HOUSE
Sweet Cottage located on 2nd Street.  Beautifully renovated & decorated.  Experience Alma and the area amenities for the month, season or year.  Available on a monthly residential rental basis.  Only available for an extended stay of 30 days or more. Short-term rental lease required.

Sleeps 2 in Queen Bed
Full Kitchen
Porch with Mississippi River View
Beautiful Gardens
Open Year Round

Address:  S 2nd Street
Phone:     612-860-5995


TANSY'S ON MAIN
Two private rooms above Tansy's commercial kitchen.  Full organic, locally-sourced breakfast provided.  Shared spaces include bathroom, washer/dryer & living room.  1st floor offers whirlpool tub and office space.  Licensed as a Bed & Breakfast. 

Sleeps 4 in Beds
Shared Bathroom
Breakfast Provided 
Free WiFi Internet Access

Address:  115 N Main Street
Phone:     608-797-1990
eMail:       jennifer.monsos@gmail.cm

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, part of October & November.  Licensed as a Bed & Breakfast.   
 
Sleeps 10 in Beds
Common Areas offer a Kitchen, Living & Dining and Billiard Room
Open Seasonally

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