BLUE DOOR Properties


Located On Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin

Reservations: 608-685-9700




Step back into the 19th Century and the small river town
              atmosphere of Alma, Wisconsin on the Mississippi River.
              A National Historic District Covering 346 Acres




















Step back into the 19th Century and the small rivertown atmosphere

of Alma, Wisconsin on the Mississippi River.  The BLUE DOOR Inn

is housed in one of Alma's oldest buildings.


















   BLUE DOOR INN (Bed & Breakfast)




Are you looking for a bed & bath for the night?  Or do you 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 and the BLUE DOOR Inn!  We manage three beautiful 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 as much of the original detail as possible.  Orignal wood floors and exposed stone walls where possible.
BLUE DOOR INN Bed & Breakfast
BLUE DOOR INN Bed & Breakfast is our flagship property at 331 S Main Street.  Built between 1853 and 1875 by the Tritsch Brothers, it houses a 2 1/2 story stone house, an 1857 blacksmith shop and operates as a Bed & Breakfast.  

Four suites are available as well as a 1 bedroom apartment.  Great Mississippi River views, gardens, patio & 60' porches.

Suite 1 & 2 are double beds on the 1st floor.
Suites 3 & 4 offer queen beds on the 2nd floor.  Suite 3 also has a queen sleeper.
Upper Apartment has a queen bed & queen sleeper.

Breakfast is served daily from May 1st through November 30th.
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 Cottage Rooms on the first floor offer a large living room, bedroom & bath.  There's also a private front porch with fantastic Mississippi River views.  Queen bedroom and queen sleeper in the living room are separated by a pocket door.  Private entrance.

The Cottage has breakfast privileges next door at the Blue Door Inn, breakfast is served daily from May 1st through November 30th.
INN At Big River Theatre is 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.  This property does not offer a 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.

The 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.
Want stone walls?  The Upper Apartment (The Inn) is the oldest part of the Inn.  The common area of the 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 (The Inn) is best.

Need sleeping accommodations for 4 in a single room?  Suite 3 (The Inn),  Upper Apartment (The 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 at the Inn at Big River Theatre offers 3 bedrooms and a sofa sleeper.  The Upper Apartment with Suites & 4 offer 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and 2 sofa sleepers.

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

Extended stay?  Both the River View Apartment and the Eagles Nest Loft 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.  All guests are required to sleep in an approved bed or sofa-sleeper.

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 childrens' 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.

All rooms offer private bathrooms, complimentary WiFi and daily housekeeping upon request.  Some rooms offer a complimentary breakfast (May through November) and an evening wine reception (June through October).  No minimum stays required.  Need assistance?  Our front desk offers support 24 hours a day.

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