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434 N 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, USA     (877) 743-9618, (920) 217-3093
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  1. Our newly redecorated Lavender Room. Photo by Denise Mattia...
  2. "Breakfast is our Signature"...
  3. Lavender bathroom and 6ft. whirlpool for two. Photo by Denise Mattia...
  4. Lavender deck...
  5. Garden Suite...
  6. Cottage Rose...
  7. Vintage Rose...
  8. Elegant front stairs...
  9. Scrumptious Chocolate Layers bars and Cranberry Muffins...
  10. Pecan muffins...
  11. Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake...

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Description

Circa 1890. Sturgeon Bay's Garden Gate Bed & Breakfast exudes a romantic Victorian elegance. The historic inn's oak-paneled foyer features a stairwell with hand-turned spindles. An antique oak fireplace mantle with Doric columns and a beveled oval mirror is a focal point. Gracious verandas beckon relaxation. Guest rooms offer quilt-covered beds and entertainment centers. Nine-panel pocket doors accent the dining room where a delightful daily breakfast is served with soft music by candlelight. Early risers can enjoy coffee and tea first. Ask about specials available. Located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in Door County, this area is home to a wide variety of outdoor activities and amusements.

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Rates

$115 to $155

Off Season: $115 to $155

Payment types accepted include Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Master Card, Visa and Cash.

Amenities

This property has 4 total guest accommodations with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 1 with whirlpool.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Cable TV
  • DVD
  • Fireplace
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack Bar
  • Television

Amenities on Premises

  • VCR
  • Television
  • Fireplace
  • DVD

Events Hosted

    • Romantic Getaways

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Cancellation

Please check Web site for details.


Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Beaches
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries

Nearby College/University

Green Bay (45 miles)

Get a Free Night at this inn

- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night.

The dates this property will honor the certificate are Monday-Thursday only.


Pina Colada Muffins


Chocolate Carrot Cake


Brunch Strata

Brunch strata is a classic hit at the Garden Gate B&B.


Lemon Bundt Cake

A freshing summer cake.


Walnut Apple Oatmeal

courtesy of the the Desert Dove B&B. I serve with fresh raspberries on top.



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Romantic

Had a great stay and a fantastic breakfast with great company
Jeanne Reimer

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A Home Away from Home

Our stay at the Garden Gate B & B afforded us a great location, superb living quarters, and high quality breakfasts. Conveniently located near downtown Surgeon Bay, we made regular visits to several great restaurants, a modern library, a quaint old bookstore, and a superb YMCA. Not only was our room on the second floor very comfortable, we had access to a lovely living room area on the first floor. We were most impressed with Robin's breakfasts and extensive knowledge of the lives of Door County residents.
Elmer Washington

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Romantic spot for anniversary

Our innkeeper had a fabulous breakfast each day. Three yummy desserts for each night. And lots and lots of information about everything in Door County!
monica Vorac

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40th anniversary getaway

Our 2 night stay at Garden Gate B&B was a delight. The breakfasts were oh so good; just like the brochure promised and more. Our room was tastefully decorated & immaculately clean. The little amenities such as homemade snacks and hot coffee in the morning made us feel pampered. We would definitely recommend Garden Gate as a destination for anyone visiting Door County.
John Sulzbach

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Nice Entry Point to Door County

Robin was a very nice hostest with great cooking skills. We stayed two nights ane both breakfast were fantastic. We were able to wrap the muffin(s) to take with for our day travel. An added bonus was each evening there was a desert waiting upstairs for the guest. The house is located one block from downtown area. She loves to flower and the grounds were full of flowers. The main floor was neat and had a living room for you to relax and talk to other guest or Robin. The breakfast area is the next room over. During breakfast she play relaxing music as well. There are 4 rooms and we stayed at the largest one, I think lavender room. It has a large whirlpool tub. The room was a nice size and decorate in lavendar colors. There are nice sayings related to a loving relationship. There is a gust book that isi fun to thumb through while sitting on a private porch. There is a ship yard across the street, but you still get a view of the bay. Just north of the house (short car ride) is a nice place to view sunsets.
James Uselding
Carol Stream, IL

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A Beautiful Weekend in Door County

Everything was perfect...the food was great, the bed was comfy, and the attention to detail by Robin was very much appreciated.
Ben Burt
Waukesha, WI

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A wondeful place to stay

My Wife and I stayed at the Garden Gate for a romantic get-a-way to celebrate our first anniversary. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Robin was delightful. The breakfast truly is fantastic every morning and the rates are better than reasonable. On our next first to Door County we will definitely be staying with Robin again! Ben Westra
Ben Westra

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First Time B&B

This was the first time my wife and I had stayed at a B&B. Robin and Garden Gate were great. Our room was great and the food was fantastic. I know my wife enjoyed the treats that Robin had laid out in the evening. I would highly recommend Garden Gate to anyone staying in the Door County area. Kevin H.
Kevin H.

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Excellent Breakfast!

My previous review had an error with the property ratings and it should have been 5 hearts on everything. Breakfast is awesome with a full spread of items including juice, coffee, muffins, fruit and the main dish. The rooms are comfortable and spotless. My favorite room is the English Lavender with its private deck and double whirlpool. Robin is a true hostess!
Sarah D

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Last minute getaway!

We had a last minute invite to go on a charter and needed a place to stay. There was limited availability in Door County, but Robin had an opening for the night that we needed. Robin was so helpful, and made sure that we had everything that we needed to enjoy our stay, including delicious food. We had never stayed at a B&B before have already talked about staying here again in the future!
Susan Lerdahl
MIDDLETON, WI

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Excellent breakfast

I was stuffed each morning with a full breakfast that included juice, coffee, muffins, fruit and the main dish. The evening desserts are scrumptious too! The best room in the house is the English lavender room with it's whirlpool and private balcony. The rooms are spotless and I highly recommend the Garden Gate!
Sarah D

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service is best in class

Robyn is the reason to stay at this B&B. She picks fresh strawberries, makes incredible breakfasts, provides nightly treats, and goes above and beyond other B&B's.
Dave M

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Lovely stay

This was a wonderful experience in Door County. We were within walking distance to shops and restaurants,as well as a farmers market on Sat morning. The inn was superclean and Robin was very welcoming.
Sarah Donaldson

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Loved It!

We enjoyed our stay at the Garden Gate. Robin the "Inn Keeper" takes great pride in making sure her guests are well taken care of. The extra touches she put into our stay meant alot.
Sara Mertz

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A Delightful Experience

This was our first stay at a bed and breakfast and we enjoyed it immensly! The rooms were clean and well kept. The breakfasts were fabulous! Robin adds a special touch to each room with fresh flowers and the evening dessert that she serves is delicious!
Matt and Jenny Zacharias
Ladysmith, WI

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Special romantic 10th anniversary

How do we begin to tell how special our time was at the Garden Gate. Robin our host was marvelous. The room we got was absolutely romantic. Wine, an anniversary card, candles, soft music, we could go on and on. Her cakes are fantastic, and breakfast delicious. Robin left nothing undone. We couldn't have asked for a more relaxing and romantic get-a-way. And to top it all of we received in the mail today a card from her with a picture of us enclosed. What a special touch. Thank you again Robin.
Wayne & Charmaine Creamer
Hillman, MI

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A Treasure in Sturgeon Bay

Loved, loved, loved Garden Gate. Excellent accommodations, outstanding breakfast, wonderful little touches. Robin's thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and memorable.
Mira T

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Romantic Valentine Getaway

We loved our stay at the Garden Gate. Robin is quite the gal. We loved the Lavender room and the wonderful delicious food she cooked! Also the music and the movies she provided.It was a great way to celebrate Valentines Day with my husband!
Marilyn Donovan
Van Dyne, WI
2/14/2011

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Fantastic Get-A-Way!

My wife and I have stayed at the Garden Gate for our anniversary weekend at least 3 times in the last few years, and will be going back again this year. Wonderful Victorian home, with the best home-made breakfast you'll find anywhere! The hostess (Robin) is a joy. We look forward to our romantic weekend each year.
Catherine Allen
Kenosha, WI
1/23/2011

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Wonderful

My wife and I had wanted to visit Door County for sometime now. We finally got a chance to break away for a few days this past July. We had never stayed in a BB before, so we decided this would be our opportunity. I selected the Garden Gate from the WEB, because the pictures of the rooms looked like the type of BB we were looking for and we wanted a full breakfast. Plus, it was close enough to town that we could leave our car parked and walk to the nearest coffee shop. Of course Robin had plenty of coffee and goodies for us right outside of our bedroom, but we still enjoyed our walk into town. We were not at all disappointed, in fact we must come here again. We had a great time even though we only stayed one night. Robin is a wonderful hostess! The house is beautiful and so historic! The food was excellent. Plus, the price was right. You must stay here!
Paul Epley
12/14/2010

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Most Enjoyable

Our stay at Garden Gate was a most enjoyable experience. From Robin's hospitality, to her excellent cooking and late night treats, our whole weekend will be one to remember. She simply could not do enough for us. The Lavender Room was very romantic and comfortable...the whirlpool bath is a great touch to this room. Thanks again Robin for everything!! John and Vicki
John R
11/3/2010

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Wonderful B&B in Door County!

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Garden Gate. There was a freshly baked cake when we got there (made a great midnight snack!), movies and CDs to borrow and most importantly, a wonderful breakfast with great conversation in the morning! I will definitely stay here again!
Lisa Holl Chang
10/25/2010

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great place to stay

My sister and I had a great Fall get away in Door City. The house itself is very comfortable and the breakfast was more than we could eat! Robin went out of her way to provide the extras: early morning coffee, late night dessert and good advice on a great fish boil.
kathy wehrle
Madison, WI
10/20/2010

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Made to feel at home

Our stay at the Garden Gate was delightful. We were made to feel right at home. Robin's hospitality was top rate and her french toast stuffed with apples was delicious. The next time we are in Sturgeon Bay we will definitly stay there.
Mary Burge
Wheaton, IL
10/13/2010

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We loved every minute of it

This was our first time in B&B. The experience was wonderful. The Garden room was very clean and lovely decorated with great taste and love. Robin is a very great hostess and excellent cook. The breakfast she served in the elegant Dining Room was beyond delicious. We can most definitely recommend this place to everyone. Julia and Alex
Julia Karetnikov
9/4/2010

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Wonderful

We loved our stay in the Lavendar room at the Gaden Gate B&B. The room was adorable & the double whirlpool tub was very relaxing & much enjoyed. Robin the Inn owner is an amazing Hostess & cook. The breakfast that she served was absoultly devine. We can't wait to come & stay again.
Ashley Heian
Elkhorn, WI
8/26/2010

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Robin

We so enjoyed our stay at your beautiful Victorian B&B. You were a wonderful hostess, full of life. We cannot say enough about the wonderful food and table settings that were prepared every morning awaiting us, not to mention the special cakes and bars placed by our bedroom door in the evening when we came home from a big day out. Robin, we thank you for everything! Cort and Donna Valparaiso
Donna Bucher
8/3/2010

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Anniversary

Our 34th wedding anniversary was spent in Door County this past month and we had a wonderful experience staying at Garden Gate Bed & Breakfast in Sturgeon Bay. Robin Vallow, innkeeper, was extremely helpful with her advice on travel within the county and what to see.
Karla S
7/23/2010

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Best Birthday weekend ever!

My husband and I stayed at Garden Gate for my Birthday weekend back in May and could not have been more pleased! Robin was such a joy in the mornings and the food is just amazing!!! I've been raving about the french toast since! Yum! And the chocolate cake was yummy too! I was very touched by the little gift for my Birthday as well. We stayed in the Lavender Room and man did I enjoy that whirlpool tub!!!
Jeanna Gorka
6/23/2010

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Wonderful

This was our first B&B experience, and it was wonderful! Our room was incredibly relaxing and the food was scrumptious. We had a wonderful hostess.
Keith Lewis
Watertown, WI
5/3/2010

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Great Romantic Getaway

Stayed there in Oct during the Autum Festival..located down the street from activities...beautiful home with cozy room, Innkeeper Robin made our stay special for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Breakfast and special treats were unforgettable. Highly Recommend..Value was great.
Julie Z
Winneconne, WI
11/4/2009

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geo cachers delight

Robin was most gracious and a wonderful host. Excellent food and the extra treats were out of this world. Robin should add geo caching to her list of near by activities.
Patrick Garin
bloomington, MN
10/28/2009

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Romantic

We enjoyed Robin -- good personality and very accomodating. Breakfast was fantastic!!!. The cake was awesome, my husband enjoyed it a lot. We are looking forward to go back to her place.
Priscilla & Steve Buhle
10/7/2009

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Enjoyable Experience

The Garden Gate is an excellant BB. The room was cosy. The Breakfast was unique and Excellant Plus. Robin is an outgoing enjoyable hostess. Enjoyed our 2 days.
Bill Geers
Alburnett, IA
9/30/2009

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