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? Kinky Boots begins its run on October 13–18, 2015. From November 17–22, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas will get you into the holiday mood. The PAC’s 2016 musicals include Disney’s Newsies (February 2–7, 2016), Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (March 8–13), and Motown the Musical (April 5–10). Other 2015/16 shows include Jim Brickman, Lori Line, Frank Caliendo, and Roseanne Cash (performing with the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra), among many others. Located in downtown Appleton, the PAC is also a dynamic environment for local arts organizations. Visit foxcitiespac.org for more information.

Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA™). Home to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” the EAA is only 25 minutes away from The Roost. Book your stay now for 2016 (July 25–31). We’re happy 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.

Your hosts, Tom & Aimee Huntsha