Welcome to The Roost Bed and Breakfast, your home away from home. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Appleton, Wisconsin, The Roost features five comfortable, contemporary suites and rooms for the leisure or business traveler, each equipped with gas fireplaces, air-jet whirlpool tubs, private baths, and other amenities.
Enjoy a delicious home-cooked breakfast in our dining room. Relax and visit with friends old and new in the Gathering Room. Outside, our gardens, fountains, and gazebo create a background for private reflection, intimate gatherings, or even small wedding or anniversary celebrations.
The Roost’s central Wisconsin location also offers quick access to a variety of attractions, including:
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Love musicals? The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has an exciting 2013/14 season planned. In 2013: October 15-20, Memphis; October 30-31, Hello, Dolly! starring Sally Struthers; November 1, Fox Valley Symphony – Far Away Places with Patti Lupone; and November 12-17, Flashdance – The Musical. Here’s the 2014 season at a glance: January 8-19, The Phantom of the Opera; February 7-8, An Evening with Judy Collins; February 12-March 2, Wicked; March 18-23, Ghost The Musical; April 11-13, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; April 25, Daryl Stuermer of Genesis; and May 27-31, Sister Act. Other 2013 performances include a one-night performance of A Christmas Carol on December 4, Doc Severinsen’s Jingle Bell Doc on December 13-14, and much more! This world-class venue, located in downtown Appleton, is also a dynamic environment for local arts organizations.
Experimental Aviation Association (EAA™). Home to AirVenture Oshkosh, “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” the EAA is only 30 minutes away from The Roost. Book your stay now for 2014 (July 28–August 3). We’re pleased to accommodate early and late check-ins — and our flexible breakfast schedule will help you maximize your time at the event.
Fox River Mall. With more than 180 specialty stores and dozens of dining options, Appleton’s Fox River Mall is a year-round shopping destination. Anchor stores include Macy's, Younkers, Scheels, Sears, and JC Penney.
Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers (30 minutes away; 45 minutes on game day). Drive up the night before, or book a stay for after the game. The Packers Hall of Fame, Lambeau Field Stadium Tours, and The Lambeau Field Atrium are also open year-round.
Lake Winnebago. The largest inland lake in the state, Lake Winnebago offers year-round recreational activities, including swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, and more (15 minutes away).
Lawrence University. Founded in 1847, Appleton’s Lawrence University is a nationally recognized undergraduate institution consisting of a college of liberal arts and sciences and a conservatory of music. Please inquire about our special room rates for visiting alumni, parents, grandparents, prospective students and faculty when booking your stay.
University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, a two-year collegiate campus of the University of Wisconsin located in Menasha (eight minutes away).
Door County and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Plan an overnight stay at The Roost as part of your Door County or UP vacation!
… and so much more.
Whatever brings you to — or through — the Appleton and Fox Cities area, The Roost is the perfect place to relax, recharge, recreate, and experience Wisconsin at its best.
Ask us about The Roost Bed & Breakfast gift certificates. A thoughtful way to honor the special people in your lives, they’re perfect for honeymoons, special birthdays and anniversaries, theater weekends, caregiver retreats, girlfriend getaways, mother/daughter weekends, shopping trips, class reunions, Packer weekends, and more.