Welcome to Franklin Street Inn

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  • wrap around porch innkeeper and guest

Contemporary Luxury Meets Vintage Charm

This Best of the Valley award winning Appleton bed and breakfast combines the comforts of a gracious home with authentic period décor offering the amenities of a full-service luxury hotel:

  • Complimentary off-street private parking
  • Private baths, suites also have whirlpools
  • Suites with fireplaces and in the guest parlor
  • Top-notch beds with pillow or feather topper styles
  • On-site massage therapy by advanced appointment
  • Wireless Internet access and surf center with a printer
  • Cable TV, CD players, DVD players, ipod docking stations
  • Complimentary Concierge Services
  • Comfortable sofas and easy chairs
  • Grounds: Enjoy our wrap-around porch and flower garden
  • Plush robes and towels
  • My Miracle Pillows and high quality linens
  • Central air-conditioning
  • Hairdryers, alarm clocks, iron and ironing board
  • Choices for complimentary beverages, snacks, wine, cheese & crackers or bedtime dessert.
  • Gourmet full home-cooked breakfast in our formal dining room or complimentary room service to your suite
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  • morning glory porch
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Will this be your first bed and breakfast experience? Perhaps you could earn a frequent sleeper award with precious memories from staying at numerous inns. The variety of guests that we have had the privilege to serve reaffirm the importance for the inn’s many services:

  • Honeymoons, anniversary, birthday, and romantic getaways
  • Lawrence University families and affiliates
  • Tourists and stay-cation locals
  • Murder Mystery Parties
  • Rehearsal dinners, small intimate weddings, and receptions
  • Bridal and baby showers

  • Business meetings, retreats, and family reunions
  • Vow Renewal Ceremonies
  • Scrapbook and rubberstamp events
  • Red Hat Pajama Parties and Victorian Tea Parties
  • Bachelorette Nights and Girlfriend Getaways

Come stay at our Appleton bed and breakfast in a quiet and safe neighborhood of graceful, restored Victorians. Our inn is an oasis from the hustle and bustle of a hectic world, where relaxation, enjoyment, and comfort are our top priority. We aim to go beyond your expectations to guarantee a pleasurably stay at our Fox Cities inn. Franklin Street Inn is "Where Royal Treatment Begins!"

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