Accommodations in Eau Claire run the gamut, with properties to suit all tastes,
budgets, and interests. You'll find lakeside resorts,
country lodges, and some very nice Eau Claire hotels from which to choose. There
is very good cheap lodging in Eau
Claire to be found both in town and in the surrounding area, including campgrounds
and country cabins for rent.
Eau Claire motels also fall into this category, and you will find some unique
and affordable lodging possibilities in bed and breakfast inns as well.
One of the best Eau Claire hotels is the new Metropolis. This glamorous boutique property with an Art Deco atmosphere and architecture provides deluxe accommodations in Eau Claire with style, panache, and the kind of services you don't often find in smaller cities. There are three onsite dining venues, a coffee bar, a lobby bar and grill, and a fitness center. This is also one of the few hotels in the area that boasts one of the state's indoor water parks. Centrally located in town, it is next to the Convention Center and Florian Gardens, the area's popular wedding venue.
Other Eau Claire hotels in the center of town that are excellent for special events include the Holiday Inn near the University of Wisconsin campus, the Hampton Inn, and Days Inn with two locations. The Plaza Hotel and Suites boasts more than 200 rooms and very good facilities. In case you want to get in a couple rounds, this property works with nearby golfing venues, the Wild Ridge and Mill Run Golf Course.
For cheap lodging in Eau Claire you have a number of choices, including Eau Claire motels and bed and breakfast inns. There are two Super 8 properties—one near the university campus and one right on the main highway. AmericInn also has a property right on I-94. These are excellent if you're relying on car rental for your transportation or need parking for a recreational vehicle. There are other national chain Eau Claire motels to choose from, as well as some locally-owned properties.
Cheap lodging in Eau Claire can also be found in bed and breakfast inns. These are generally small, family-run establishments that are in homes with links to the region's history. You still have access to all the area attractions and things to do.
These kinds of accommodations in Eau Claire have the added advantage of intimate and unique surroundings and more interaction with the local people. Enjoy magnificent stained glass windows and a garden setting at the Atrium bed and breakfast just east of downtown. Fanny Hill Inn and Dinner Theater is outside town high on a bluff overlooking the city and boasts lovely Victorian rooms as well as a popular dinner theater. This is also one of the nicer resorts for winter sports, such as skiing and snowmobiling. Also outside of town and an excellent choice throughout the year is the Otter Creek Inn, providing a country lodge atmosphere in a beautiful English Tudor home. There are excellent facilities including swimming pool and extensive grounds with hiking trails. This is one of the oldest operating bed and breakfast inns in the region.