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. This world-class venue, located in downtown Appleton, is also a dynamic environment for local arts organizations. In January, check out the Cheeseball Comedy Tour (January 12) and the Fox Valley Symphony: Traditions (January 26). Other 2013 events include Stayin’ Alive (February 1), the BBC Concert Orchestra (February 5), Lord of the Dance (February 6), Pride and Prejudice (February 14), The Addams Family (February 26–March 3), the inspiring music of Justin Hines (March 12), Spamalot (March 14), Brian Regan (March 15), the Fox Valley Symphony’s Magical Music of Disney (March 17), the Freddy Cole Quartet (March 22-23), Little Big Town: The Tornado Tour with opening act David Nail (March 23), The Lion King (April 9–May 5), and War Horse (June 25–30).
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 2013 (July 29–August 4). 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.