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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wausau - Wausau - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Rib Mountain Inn - Wausau - Bedroom
Rib Mountain Inn
8.6 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hampton Inn Wausau
8.8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Stewart Inn
9.8 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Holiday Inn & Suites Wausau-Rothschild - Rothschild - Bar
Airport shuttle

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Top tips for finding Wausau hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Wausau, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Wausau in January and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Wausau if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 46 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Wausau hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Wausau found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $146, while the most expensive was $259.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Wausau for 2 days.
  • Sports lovers visiting Wausau, Wisconsin, on vacation, should plan to book hotel rooms near popular stadia or sports grounds. For instance, a night at Stewart Inn offers easy access to the Athletic Park, where they can spend an afternoon cheering their favorite baseball team. The facility provides spacious rooms, an onsite restaurant, and complimentary breakfast.
  • You do not have to worry if you intend to visit Wausau with your friends or family members with mobility limitations. The town features many hotels offering enhanced accessibility, including Hilton Garden Inn Wausau, WI. The property allows wheelchair movement and has well-trained staff to assist you compassionately.
  • Book a room at Rib Mountain Inn if you intend to play golf during your leisure time. The hotel is a few miles from famous golf courses such as Bunkers @ Tribute Golf Course, Rib Mountain Golf Course, and Pine Valley Golf Course. While here, you will enjoy complimentary breakfast, parking, and high-speed internet connectivity.
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Wausau is a short drive from Wausau’s most frequented trails. Therefore, do not hesitate to step out with your bike and pedal down the various beaten paths such as Sunnyvale County Park and Bluegill Bay County Park. Also, the facility offers spacious family rooms, a fitness center, and an on-site restaurant.
  • Are you visiting Wausau to attend an annual event or a festival? In that case, reserve a room at Courtyard by Marriott Wausau. Besides its charm, cozy rooms, complimentary breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk, the property is moments away from Peoples Sports Complex, which hosts Hmong Wausau Festival. The event celebrates existing art, music, and sports in the Hmong community.
  • To find cheap hotels in Wausau, WI, consider booking hotels away from the city. Neighborhoods like Weston boast serene hotels that include Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Wausau, WI.
  • Wausau, WI, is a tourist city, and you may want to book hotels near attraction sites like Rib Mountain or Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum. Popular hotels that offer easy access to these sites include Day Inn & Suites by Wyndham, Quality Inn and Rib Mountain Inn.
  • For business trips, consider booking over the weekend to take advantage of the discounts, especially for hotels within the city center like Hampton Inn Wausau, Everest Inn Bed and Breakfast and Jefferson Street Inn.
  • If you are looking to access the Wisconsin River easily, book hotels along its stretch like Grand Lodge Hotel Wausau – Rothschild or Quality Inn Central Wisconsin Airport.
  • If you are looking to visit hotels with spacious outdoors, but on a budget, you can consider booking hotels farther out from the city but with good access roads. Ideal hotels, in this case, would include Best Western PLUS Wausau-Rothschild Hotel and Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Wausau.
  • Most Hotels in Wausau, WI, offer free parking. Take your time to find ideal options within the city's neighborhoods. This may include options like Quality Inn Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee.
  • If you would like to tag your pets along, you will get convenient accommodation in pet-friendly hotels like La Quinta Inn by Wyndham and Econo Lodge Rothschild.
  • When booking for water ski shows along the Wisconsin River, consider booking well in advance. Several hotels offer advance booking, including Quality Inn Central Wisconsin Airport, Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wausau and Courtyard by Marriott Wausau.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Wausau

  • Which hotels provide access to the best dining options?

    Suppose you do not want to walk too far to sample Wausau’s delicacies. In that case, endeavor to secure a room at a hotel that sits close to the famous eateries. Hampton Inn Wausau is a recommended option. Besides, you can take advantage of your stay here to enjoy free Wi-Fi, spacious rooms, and parking.

  • Where can I stay for convenient access to fishing spots?

    Avid anglers should remember that Wausau features numerous fishing spots, such as Big Eau Pleine Reservoir, Eau Claire Flowage, and Big Rib River. A night at Best Western PLUS Wausau-Rothschild Hotel is a sure way to enjoy these opportunities. Still, the hotel boasts spacious family rooms and non-smoking rooms.

  • Are there hotels situated close to the Wausau city center?

    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Wausau, WI, and Stoney Creek Hotel Wausau – Rothschild Wausau are two hotels within easy reach of downtown Wausau where corporate offices and malls are located. Additionally, both hotels guarantee 24-hour front desk service, parking, and comfy rooms with flat-screen TVs.

  • Where should I stay to be close to public transportation?

    Those planning to use public transportation when touring Wausau should secure hotel rooms near bus and train termini. As such, reserve a room at Jefferson Street Inn, a Member of Radisson Individ. The hotel serves complimentary breakfast and has non-smoking rooms, free Wi-Fi, and ample parking.

  • What are the best airport hotels in Wausau, WI?

    The main airport in Wausau, WI, is Wausau Central Wisconsin Airport. Here, you can easily find affordable hotels that fit travelers of all kinds. Popular airport hotels in Wausau, WI, include Quality Inn Central Wisconsin Airport, Country Inn & Suites by Raddison and Stoney Creek Hotel.

  • Where is the best place to stay for a family?

    There are a number of ideal hotels in Wausau, WI, for family. Most of these have amenities ideal for both parents and children. The hotels are also spacious enough to accommodate playful children. Such hotels include Best Western PLUS Wausau-Rothschild Hotel, Grand Lodge Hotel and Motel 6 Rothschild, WI.

  • Which neighborhood in Wausau, WI, is best for a romantic city break?

    Wausau, WI, is a romantic city as is, but better still, you can get hotels on the city's outskirts for a romantic outing. Neighborhoods like Weston and Mosinee have ideal hotels like Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriot Wausau and Quality Inn Central Wisconsin Airport, respectively.

  • Where is the best place to stay for nightlife and clubbing in Wausau, WI?

    Wausau, WI, is also a nightlife hotspot. Most nightclubs are located within the city center, and you may need to book hotels in the central business district for more convenience. Hotels that would fit the bill, in this case, include Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn and Everest Inn Bed and Breakfast.

  • What are the best hotels near Granite Peak Ski Area?

    Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wausau, Rib Mountain Inn and Hilton Garden Inn Wausau, WI are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Granite Peak Ski Area.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Wausau?

    Although the average price for a double room in Wausau is $177, $104 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Wausau?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Wausau with free breakfast. Hotels with free breakfast in Wausau include Stewart Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Wausau, WI, and Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Wausau.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Wausau?

    The most sought-after amenities KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Wausau are: pool and pet friendly.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Wausau?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Wausau districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Wausau city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Wausau hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Wausau that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Rib Mountain Inn, La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau and Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Wausau.

Where to stay in Wausau?

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