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Looking for a place to step away from the hustle & bustle for a few days?  On the Great River Road exploring?  Need enough space to accommodate your family or a group?  The lodging options at BLUE DOOR Properties can be configured to meet your specific needs.

Welcome to BLUE DOOR Properties!  We manage three historic, distinctive lodging properties located directly on Main Street in Alma, Wisconsin ... the heart of Alma's National Historic District.  Historic buildings with period furniture, offering great bedding & luxury linens.  Air conditioned comfort and ceiling fans in all rooms.  Bathrooms, kitchens with a contemporary touch while keeping much of the original detail.  Original wood floors and exposed stone walls where possible.

All propertiess offer private bathrooms, complimentary WiFi and daily housekeeping upon request.  Blue Door Inn and the Cottage offer a complimentary "Farm to Inn" breakfast and evening wine reception (April-November).  Need assistance?  Our front desk offers support 24 hours a day.

BLUE DOOR INN, our flagship property at 331 S Main Street.  Built in 1853 & 1875 by Tritsch Brothers, it houses a 2 1/2 story stone house, with great Mississippi River views, gardens, patio & 60' porches.

Suite 1:  double bed & private bathroom,1st floor
Suite 2:  double bed & private bathroom,1st floor
Suite 3:  queen bed & private bathroom plus a queen sleeper in sitting area, 2nd floor
Suite 4:  queen bed & private bathroom, 2nd floor
Upper Apartment:  queen bedroom, private bathroom, kitchen/dining room & family room with queen sleeper.
COTTAGE At The Blue Door Inn
COTTAGE At The Blue Door Inn is next door to the Blue Door Inn at 333 S Main Street.  The home was built in 1890 for the son of Johann Tritsch when he married.  Guests at the Cottage have breakfast privileges at the Blue Door Inn.  

The Lower Cottage on the first floor offers a large living room, bedroom & bath.  There's also a private front porch with fantastic Mississippi River views.  Queen bedroom and living rooms has a queen sleeper.  Separated by a pocket door.  No kitchen, but a microwave, mini-fridge and Keurig coffee maker are provided.  Private entrance.

INN At Big River Theatre, located above the Big River Theatre at 121A South Main Street.  This historic building was built in 1895 as Scharner Store & the Masonic Lodge.  Guests have access to a small outdoor patio & garden overlooking the Mississippi River. Fantastic river views from almost every window in the Inn.  Property is self-catered, no breakfast option.

Eagles' Nest Loft comprises the entire 3rd floor.  The Loft offers a king bed & a queen sleeper.  Bathroom, kitchen, dining room, and a large open living area are included in the Loft.

River View Apartment is most of the 2nd floor and offers two queen beds & a queen sleeper.  An optional 3rd bedroom is available.  Bathroom, kitchen, dining room & living room are included in the apartment.
Look for an apartment vacation rental?  We offer five options.  Big River Theatre has Eagles Nest Loft & River View Apartment.  Blue Door Inn has the Upper Apartment. 

Want stone walls?  The Upper Apartment (Blue Door Inn) is the oldest part of the Inn.  The common area of the former BREAKFAST ROOM is also made of stone and was the Tritsch Brothers' Blacksmith Shop.

Looking for an affordable stay but don't mind a small room?  Suite 2 (Blue Door Inn) is best.

Need sleeping accommodations for 4 in a single room?  Suite 3 (Blue Door Inn),  Upper Apartment (Blue Door Inn), Lower Cottage (The Cottage) and Eagles Nest Loft (Inn At Big River) each offer a memory foam sofa sleeper.

Have a mid-size group?  River View Apartment (Inn At Big River) offers 3 bedrooms and a sofa sleeper.  The Upper Apartment with Suites 3 & 4 (Blue Door Inn) offer 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and 2 sofa sleepers.

Looking for a gathering place for a large group?  The entire Blue Door Inn can accommodate up to 14 people. The entire Inn At Big River Theatre can accommodate up to 12 people.  

Extended stay?  Eagles Nest Loft at the Inn At Big River Theatre are available for a long-term stay between November 1st and May 31st.

All properties (inside & out) are smoke free.
No pets unless a room is designated "pet friendly".
Quiet time at 10pm.

Sleeping on the floor or on furniture is not allowed under Wisconsin state law or by Blue Door Properties.  All guests are required to sleep in an approved bed or sofa-sleeper.  Contact management if you need additional sleeping space, there is a $200 charge if this rule is broken because the furniture must be steam cleaned.

From time to time we may ask a guest to accept an upgraded room to accommodate other guests.  This request will be at the discretion of management.  Any upgrade is offered at no additional cost to accommodate:

  • guests with disabilities unable to stay on the 2nd floor
  • connection of children's rooms to their adult parents/guardians
  • late arrivals or early departures
Breakfast Room at the Blue Door Inn
We have several gardens throughout our properties for our guests to enjoy.
Ready to make a reservation?  Just click the link to the left.  Blue Door Properties manages four lodging options in Alma, Wisconsin.  All properties are listed, scroll down to find your choice.  You may make a reservation for multiple nights, multiple rooms & multiple properties.

Please review our PAYMENT, DEPOSIT & CANCELLATION POLICIES prior to making your reservation.

Have a question?  Call us at 715-651-7617 or send an eMail.