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Hillside Inn of Ellison Bay
Welcomes You!

Northern Door County is known for several things but chief among them is its Charm. Beyond the tranquility and peaceful nature of the peninsula, you will catch sight of some of the most beautiful views in the region, quaint shops, delicious locally sourced food in many of the restaurants, and a slower pace of living.

We take pride in promoting and preserving the history of our half-century-old Inn and those families who lovingly operated and built what it is today. The 15 room Inn is steeped in unchanged mid-century design and decor. The common spaces shine with the original paneled wood leading to spacious air-conditioned rooms with earlier period fabrics and furniture. Our rooms are clean, comfortable and provide solitude with views of the bay or lush rear yard with ample outdoor seating.

The adjoining German-inspired restaurant Hugel Haus and "Wurst" bar of Door County serve delectable German-inspired dishes that both locals and guests rave about. 

We invite you to Ellison Bay to embark on a pleasant journey during all 4 seasons as the scenery changes with new sounds, feelings, smells, and new color palettes throughout the year. 

Amenities & Things To Do 

We are directly across from the beautiful and fun Ellison Bay Community Park & Beach.
The park is ideal for families and guests to spend the day playing and relaxing.
Offering tennis courts, children’s playground, grills with picnic tables, and plenty of grass to spread out a blanket and relax.  There is a sandy beach for swimming along with a dock to jump into the bay or fish from.  There is a covered gazebo to come in out of the rain and the Community Center (formerly known as the Women’s Club) building can be rented for family reunions, weddings, and other gatherings. 

Free Wi-Fi

Stay Happy, Stay Connected. We understand our guest's needs and wants and with the growing technology era, WiFi is one of the most important services that we provide. Our free WiFi internet service is available 24-hours. Enjoy and stay in touch with your family and friends.

Complimentary Coffee

Our guests wake up to a great cup of coffee for the start of their day. Coffee can connect people, inspire great conversations, and create community.  The Hillside Inn (Grandpa Gordy) created a tradition many years ago offering a place of gathering over a cup of coffee for not only the guests but also the locals and it's our honor to keep this tradition alive.

                                      Free On-site Parking

We’re happy to provide our guests with free on-site parking. We offer two conveniently located entry doors to help with unloading and loading luggage with ease. We also have limited spaces for boats. Please let us know when booking a room if you have a boat so we can do our best to accommodate your parking needs.

Contact Us

We are happy to assist you with any questions you may have.

11934 State Highway 42, Ellison Bay Wi, 54210

(920) 854-2928

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About Us

Our Story

Hillside Inn is a family-owned and operated establishment that offers you a place to escape with kind local hospitality and comfort. With an enhanced commitment to cleanliness along with unmatched fares so you can book with confidence and peace of mind.

Door County has always been a place of grounding and resetting for us which is why we chose to purchase the Hillside Inn. We offer a place for people to stay while they go out to be adventurous and also find inner peace within themselves while visiting Door County. 

Our family provides your family with a home away from home.

Take a look at our site to find out more about the rooms, attached restaurant, and amenities that we offer.

Welcome to our home!


Gerald, Rochelle (aka Shelly) & James

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