Holiday Music Motel

30 N 1st Ave
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Phone: 414-254-2299
Fax: 920-743-5571
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Located in beautiful, historic, downtown Sturgeon Bay, the Holiday Music Motel is within walking distance of the best shops, restaurants, and budding live-music nightlife Sturgeon Bay has to offer.

Built in 1952, this “”retro-vated”” boutique motel features pillow-top mattresses, high-quality bedding, Free Wireless Internet, Cable TV, picnic area on front lawn, complimentary continental breakfast, pet-friendly rooms and more.

Their highly competitive rates, attention to detail, friendly staff and unbeatable location makes The Holiday a prime destination for your lodging experience. With a 4.5 rating out of 5 on TripAdvisor, The Holiday Music Motel prides themselves in offering a unique lodging experience by providing all the modern comforts and amenities while retaining its 50s charm.

The Holiday Music Motel was Door County’s first-ever motel, opening its doors within only a couple of months previous to the ‘Holiday Inn’ franchise. Other historical highlights of the motel include original Simmons furniture in all the rooms, original tiling and fixtures, classic breakfast-nook 50s style diner, the iconic Holiday Motel Neon sign at the edge of the motor pool lot, original classic white stucco exterior with red awnings, and more… To add to the historical charm, the motel is seated at the foot of the recently saved Michigan Street Steel Bridge (the inspiration for the annual Steel Bridge SongFest, held each June).

Owned and run by a group of musicians and music enthusiasts, in addition to being a one of the area’s most loved lodging destinations, the motel has also become a songwriting destination and home-away-from-home for musicians and performers passing through.


Hear from pat mAcdonald about how the Holiday Music Motel came about, and what makes it a one-of-a-kind!

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