Luxury Lodging in Door County

Luxury and Resort Lodging in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Door County Resorts & Our Amenities

Door County Waterfront Resort with Amenities

Beachfront Door County Hotel and Resort in Sturgeon Bay, WI


Live Beach Camera at Door County’s Glidden Lodge Beach Resort


Glidden Lodge is an excellent option for vacationers looking for Door County hotels, resorts, and lodging. Our beachfront inn is located on the Wisconsin shores of Lake Michigan just a short drive from downtown Sturgeon Bay on the “Quiet Side” of Door County. Our waterfront hotel features a beautiful, wide, golden-sand beach with shallow water for swimming. Relax on one of our resort’s beach chairs surrounded by nature and fragrant cedars, reading or watching the waves in the warm sun. The grounds at Glidden Lodge feature beach volleyball, a tennis court, and a basketball standard. We are in an area of quiet roads for biking. Enjoy a barbecue on our outdoor grill or relax in the heated pool, whirlpool, and sauna. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is about two miles south of Whitefish Dunes State Park with its many hiking trails, ski trails, and sand beach.

One of the Best Door County Resorts

We think our Sturgeon Bay resort is the best waterfront resort in Door County, but don’t take our word for it – read our 5-star reviews and ratings. Over 270 Trip Advisor users have rated our Door County hotel as excellent. Architectural Digest ranks Glidden Lodge Beach Resort as one of eight luxurious hotels on the world’s most tranquil lakes.

Scenic Lodging in Door County, Wisconsin

Next to the state park is the must-see Cave Point, a scenic Door County park. From our Door County beachfront resort, you can walk the beach to Whitefish Dunes and take connecting trails to Cave Point. Glidden Lodge also offers an exercise room with a computerized exercise bicycle, stair climber, state-of-the-art treadmill, and multi-station weight system. Glidden Lodge also provides a business center with a printer for your convenience. And enjoy our free, wireless Internet access throughout the resort.

Beachfront Vacation Rentals in Door County

Luxurious one, two, and three-bedroom condo rental units all have a breathtaking view of Door County’s Lake Michigan. A gas fireplace, whirlpool tub for two, fully appointed kitchen and private patio or deck are standard features. All units have an eastern exposure to capture the stunning Door County sunrises, and moonrises, over the water.

Door County Waterfront Restaurant

Enjoy the finest in waterfront dining next door at the separately owned restaurant Donny’s Glidden Lodge Restaurant (call 920.746.9460 for reservations or information) or visit one of Door County’s many excellent dining establishments within a short drive of our beachfront resort. We are centrally located in Door County, within driving distance to all the Peninsula and all the things its surrounding islands have to offer.

Door County Hotels and Resorts

There are a wide variety of hotels, resorts, and other lodging to choose from in Door County, Wisconsin. The hotels range in price, amenities, location, size, design, décor, staff, and cleanliness. Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is proud to be one of the highest rated hotel and resort options in Door County. Our Door County hotel and resort has been awarded Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice award for consistently earning great reviews from travelers and ranking within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor. In fact Glidden Lodge is ranked #1 on Tripadvisor in Sturgeon Bay hotels. 97% of reviewers on Tripadvisor have rated Glidden Lodge as either 4 or 5 stars. We invite you to read reviews there yourself as well as other popular review platforms such as google.

The goal of the staff at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is to provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience that will bring you back time and again.Glidden Lodge Beach Resort in Door County is 2024 Tripadvisor Traveler's ChoiceDoor County Hotel Grounds Beachfront on Lake Michigan in Sturgeon Bay, WI


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 Another testimonial from a satisfied resort guest:
“This is the second time that I’ve stayed at Glidden in the same suite. Both times it has worked out well having 2 bedrooms & having the feel of home. I had 3 visitors from Germany w/2 being here for the first time & greatly impressed. Thanks for the wonderful stay. “