The Pilot House B & B

The Pilot House B & B


Inns & Bed & Breakfasts

About Us

THE BEST VIEWS in BAYFIELD of the Madeline Island Ferry, Madeline Island, Long Island, a glimpse of Basswood Island & Bayfield.

The Pilot House B & B was built in 1994 and remodeled in 2019. Large suites, lake views, private bathrooms. Easily walk to everything! (steep driveway)

The Pilot House B & B rests on the former ''Island View Hotel'' site (circa 1917), which was popular back when early Bayfield visitors arrived by luxury steamships. The position and elevation of the Pilot House provides a breathtaking panoramic view to the gateway of the Apostle Islands.

Just 1 block up from the Ferry! 1 block North of the main street of Rittenhouse. Just steps from downtown Bayfield, The Apostle Island Cruise Service, museums, shops, restaurants, the harbor, kayaks, trails, beach, parks, etc.

The Pilot House B & B boasts 10 Foot Ceilings on the main floor and 22 Foot ceiling in The Octagon Room. Large Lake View Deck on the south side and also another large Lake View Deck on the East side.

These large luxurious rental suites have private bathroom with tub/shower, mini-fridge, coffee maker, table & chairs in the room. The Admiral's Quarters, Crew's Quarters, and Crow's Nest have jacuzzi's. Sorry No Pets at The Pilot House. No Smoking, All 3 rental suites have Lake Views. Private parking for 1 vehicle. FREE BREAKFAST 8-10 am.

Reservations online only at our website: If you need help making your online reservation call 715-371-0171.


The Pilot House B & B in downtown Bayfield, WI. BEST LAKE VIEWS!
The Pilot House is the Newest B&B in Bayfield and closest to the Lake. 1 Block up from the Lake, Madeline Island Ferry, & Dowtown Bayfield!
Walk just 1 block and you are on The Madeline Island Ferry.
The Pilot House has the best Views of the Bayfield Harbor, Ferry, DTN, & Madeline Island.
Great views from inside too!
Dining room in common area seats 8.
Fireplace in common living room.
The Pilot House "Admiral's Quarters" Sleeps 4.  King Bed, Queen Sofa Sleeper, Private Bath.1st Level.
The Pilot House "Captain's Quarters" Sleeps 2. King Bed, Private Bathroom, 1st Level.
The Pilot House "Crew's Quarters" Sleeps 2. King Bed, Private Bathroom, Lower Level
The Pilot House "Crews Quarters" beautiful tile shower in bathroom.
The Pilot House "Crow's Nest" Sleeps 2. King Bed. Private Bathroom Suite, Upper Level. Great views!
The Pilot House B&B is located at the corner of First Street & Washington Ave in Bayfield.