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318 E Franklin St, Appleton, WI 54911-5437, USA    
 
 
Innkeeper/s:

Judy Halma, Ron Halma

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Circa 1897. Romance is in the air at this award winning Queen Anne Victorian inn. Offering premier accommodations with period décor and antiques in an historic neighborhood of Appleton, Wisconsin it is ideal for ...


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Lawrence University/B & B Stay

We feel really fortunate to being stay with you in your oh so comfortable and super clean and imaginatively decorated and FRIENDLY B & B!!! Thank you so much for all your thoughtfulness and hospitality and there were miracles-especially meeting our son's Lawrence University roommate's parents at breakfast! We had hoped to get together with them, but had not organized it. To our surprise, the inn's warmth and reputation had drawn both of us to the one & only Franklin Street Inn!! We enjoyed exploring Appleton and look forward to returning here and staying with you again. Thanks for all of the delicious breakfasts, the whirlpool tub and the massage at the inn! Yum, yum!! Stay well and many thanks,
Margot & Chris S
10/9/2014

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Hospitality Plus

Thank you so very much for your hospitality. Your amazing breakfasts and attention to detail makes us want to come back on our next trip to Wisconsin. I am so excited to try out my new cookbook from your b & b! It has been a pleasure to meet you both! God Bless,
Darrell & Betty A
11/19/2014

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Wonderful Romantic Place

This visit was my 4th time at the inn. We were on our 11th Wedding Anniversary. It was wonderful. We stayed in the Turret room. It's a castle, Queen and King themed room that will just take your breath away. Everything is taken care of. Whirlpool tub, wonderful comfortable bed, cute turret breakfast area. It's wonderful. The food was excellent. The innkeepers very friendly and informative. Great place to stay.
Angela Hoag
Whitewater, WI

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Gracious

Very gracious experience here.
dee edwards
2/28/2011

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Warm & Inviting

Thank you so much for creating such a warm & inviting inn! It was more like staying with family. We have had a rough couple of months and the tranquility here did a lot towards healing us.
Robin P
1/17/2011

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Three Day B & B Experience

I just want to thank you for a great 3 days! This was my first bed and breakfast experience, and I couldn't be happier. I came here to relax and have a good time and I really did. I will definitely recommend you to people visiting Appleton. And when I come back, yours will be the first place I think of. Thanks for everything!
Megan S
1/17/2011

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Can't Wait to Return!

Our stay with you was delightful! This home is your labor of love-it shows! Breakfast was delicious. We'll be back.
Kathy D
1/17/2011

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Thanks from our hearts!

Rose & I want to tell you "how much" we enjoyed meeting you, talking with you, and all of your hard work in order to make us feel at home. You are precious and we can't wait to come back!
Luene R
1/17/2011

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Deluxe Turret

I’ll take 10 lbs. of that honey butter home with me and oh could you rustle up 20 slices of that wonderful French toast, too? I want all my family & friends back in Madison to try your breakfast! I’ll take that all with me! Oh, better yet I'll send them over to celebrate their anniversary, too. The Turret is so romantic! We just don't want to leave!
Jennifer N
1/17/2011

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Birthday Treat

Breakfast was exquisite. Another example of the love and care you extend to your guests. A lovely room & best of all great hosts! April & I enjoyed every minute. Thanks for helping me make her birthday so special.
Gale A
1/17/2011

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Hospitality Plus

Thank you for the recipe for the smoothie that I just loved! Also, thanks for everything in that wonderful breakfast. You truly have the gift of hospitality! You have given us a space where the “Fruit of the Spirit” really abides.
Rita H
1/17/2011

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Charming & Hospitable

Your breakfasts were fit for royalty! Thank you so much for a relaxing stay. We so appreciated your gracious hospitality.
Tom M
1/17/2011

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Fan-tabulous!

I can definitely see that you have what it takes to be an innkeeper(many talents). You made us feel very comfortable. We enjoyed hearing the history of the inn. The breakfast was Fan-tabulous! You eat like this all the time? I’m so jealous!
Jesse L
1/17/2011

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Cabin Fever Getaway

I could have spent a week here just admiring all your lovely touches with the decor. Breakfast was wonderful. Every bite brought on an explosion of our taste buds, what a treat!
Chirs G
1/17/2011

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Loved the Food & Stay

You truly have culinary talents for your delicious breakfasts! You were a fine cook and I especially enjoyed the Rhubarb Tapioca Fruit Medley and the Lemon Mousse for starters and the Egg Surprise Entrée. I loved it! You also do a beautiful food plate presentation! We slept so good each night and loved the smell of food drifting up the stairs.
Betty T
1/17/2011

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Romantic Breakfast in Bed

That was the most delicious breakfast we ever had! Contact us when your cookbook is ready for purchase. So romantic to eat in our plush bathrobes in the privacy of our suite.
Don B
1/17/2011

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Highly Recommended

We loved your inn! Everything was so nice and clean. I loved the food…you are a great cook. I love the way this room has the stencil and words on the wall-all the words we all need to live by. I also love the décor you have created in your B & B. We have stayed at many B & B’s over time & would recommend yours to everyone. Your wonderful and warm personality is a definite plus to this wonderful B & B. The bed was very comfortable. We felt at home here! A nice feeling when you are away from home. Again thanks for a couple of great nights. God Bless!
Sarah N
1/17/2011

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Jim

I stayed at the Franklin Street during a business trip to Appleton. The Inn is clean, quiet and within walking distance to almost everything downtown. Judy was a wonderful hostess, the food was great, and Judy's recommendation of the Appolon(?) Restuarant was spot on. I will stay at the Franklin St. Inn on future visits to Appleton.
Jim Wrenn
9/28/2010

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The Martins

The accomadations and service was excellent it was so clean and Judy was such a great host that are stay was to short.(wish we had more time)We will be back
craig martin
kenosha, WI
9/1/2010

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Fun Anniversary Away

Judy has done a very nice job. The accomodations, location, and service were excellent. The breakfasts were delicious.
Martin Ditkof
8/14/2010

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Top-notch Romantic Getaway!

Thank you so much for allowing us to experience the castle-like treasure you have created, Turret Royale Suite! Our evening/morning there was one of the most romantic and memorable getaways we can imagine! You have such a passion for what you do, which makes the experience there even more enjoyable! We plan to make the trip an annual event to celebrate our birthdays! We will have to wait until next year now to sit up in that cozy tower and sip on one of your delicious strawberry smoothies(hint, hint) and listen to that relaxing piano CD playing in the background. "WOW!" God Bless!
Leanne Halma
Fairfield, OH
10/10/2008

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Romantic & Enchanting Castle Suite

What a beautiful bed & breakfast you have! We got to stay with you for our 10th anniversary! The Turret Royale is such an enchanting and secluded place to hide away in a suite on the entire top floor. It was more wonderful than we even expected. Every thought was put into this great suite to make your guests feel right at home. The on-site massage was oh so needed and relaxing. Our soak in the whirlpool together was very romantic. We appreciated your eye for design and decorating. Best wishes as you continue to serve others at your inn. Oh yeah, breakfast was outstanding...YUM! Just loved our romantic breakfast for two in the windowed turret tower in this castle. Can't wait to return! A couple of "New Fans"
Alisha Koedam
Rock Valley, IA
10/10/2008

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Romantic Perscription

We wanted and very much needed just some special time away from home to focus on each other and our incredibly special relationship. The Sea Breeze Suite is just what the Dr. ordered! All we can say is "WOW". We never expected to be able to stay in such a charming and spacious suite. Judy has created a theme suite and focused on ever detail to create the tropical mood. The warmth of the entire experience was far beyond anything we could have expected. A favorite romantic memory was watching the moon through the huge skylight in this suite. We enjoyed the innkeeper, the inn, and their hospitality was very much appreciated. We are looking forward to seeing them on our next stay.
Alisha Koedam
Rock Valley, IA
10/6/2008

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