Want to stay at Put in Bay Ohio, but want something a little more cozy and private than a hotel? Or perhaps a vacation rental is too big? Luxury meets a personal touch at Put-in-Bay Ohio bed & breakfast lodging. Whether you need a place with a single room, a suite or several rooms, Put-in-Bay B&B’s offer a variety of options for every guest. Overnight visitors to the island are invited to discover fun things to do during the day and they enjoy relaxing accommodations at night.
Local owners operate these boutique home properties which are the perfect place for honeymoons, couples trips, and quiet adult getaways. Plus don’t forget about the awesome nightlife! Each house offers something different and owners may even share the history of their historic homes. They also might invite you to explore little known parks or activities on the island. There are plenty of events all year round so any weekend is a great weekend to come and visit and stay at an inn. With great breakfasts, top-notch amenities like Air conditioning, brand new WiFi, and with attention to your unique needs, B&B’s on Put-in-Bay offer a more personalized island experience than Put in Bay hotels or resorts.
Put-in-Bay Bed & Breakfasts are your best bet for a romantic getaway at the bay! Visit a winery, have a memorable meal at an island restaurant and make memories and new traditions to last a lifetime. Visit and stay today!
Alternative Ways to Stay on Put-in-Bay
Airbnb Put in Bay
Airbnb Put in Bay is a way to stay on the island using a popular rental platform. Airbnb meteoric rise has become something that cannot be ignored. Vacation homes, island villas, rooms and more are available.
Many users enjoy the user friendly interface and ability to use almost anywhere. Airbnb Put in Bay is a fast growing segment of the overall rental industry on the island.
Things to do at PIB
there are many things to do on PIB such as checking out Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial, explore downtown Put in Bay, take a tour of Perry’s Cave, find a poolside tiki bar just to name a few. Almost all hotels and resorts have swimming pools along with rooms with pool-views and/or lake-views. No matter where you stay downtown will be within walking distance.
VRBO Put in Bay
VRBO Put in Bay is a way for home owners to rent to individuals. Vacation rental homes are a very popular way to stay on the Put in Bay island. With ample space, private rooms, full kitchen and more, it’s easy to see the advantages over a hotel room.
Staying with the comforts of home while away makes for a relaxing vacation. VRBO Put in Bay is a way to book your Island Club rental home on PIB.
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Put in Bay Campground
Pitch a tent or pull in a recreational vehicle at the Put in Bay Campground. South Bass Island State Park is the only place to transient camp on the island. This wonderful park is on Lake Erie with spectacular cliff tent sites. Also, there is a large rocky beach, lovely pavilions, playground and dock.
Connect with the great outdoors. Discover the ruins of the great Hotel Victory. Fish for Lake Erie Walleye and Perch from the onsite pier. Take your Golf Cart Rental and see all of South Bass Island. Stay at a Put in Bay Campground for an cheap way to see the Bay!
To come to the island you can take the Miler Ferry from Catawba Island Point in Port Clinton or take the Jet Express from Sandusky or Port Clinton if its closer. If you’re coming from Cleveland Port Clinton is the closest and from Toledo you’ll want to go to Sandusky. Ferries also service travel to other lake Erie Islands. Check-in instructions will be provided by owners. Most hotels and resorts have outdoor pools and jacuzzi’s. Book your lakefront Put in Bay rental now!
Other Put-in-Bay Lodging Choices
- Island Club
- Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos
- Commodore Resort
- Victory Station Hotel
- Islander Inn
- Grand Islander Inn
- Bayshore Resort
- Bay Lodging Resort Hotel
- Put-in-Bay Resort and Conference Center
- Edgewater Hotel
What’s the difference between an Inn and a Bed and Breakfast?
Inns are larger in size therefore have more capacity. Bed and Breakfasts each have their own personalities. Those who run Bed and Breakfasts usually reside at the residence and are knowledgeable about the area. Inns tend to have more of staff and more hotel-like amenities like a restaurant.
What should I expect at a Bed and Breakfast?
At most Bed and Breakfasts, you can expect breakfast. Sometimes there will be a dining room or private patio for you to enjoy your meal on. The host will usually have a continental style breakfast at a B&B with more rooms, or offer a personalized cook-to-order breakfast if only one or two rooms. You can expect WiFi and a TV in your room as a standard amenity. You should expect your hosts to be local experts and have great recommendations so make sure to ask them lots of questions!
Can I bring a camper to Put-in-Bay?
On the Miller Ferry, guests can bring cars, motorcycles, RVs, boats, and trailers. This gives guests flexibility when traveling to Put-in-Bay. There are spaces at the State Park for campers but generally you can not camp elsewhere on the island.
Where does the Miller Ferry drop off?
Lime Kiln Dock is where the Miller Ferry docks on Put-in-Bay. This dock is 2 miles from the center of downtown. We recommend taking a golf cart or taxi from the dock so you can get your visit started!
How big is the island of Put-in-Bay?
The whole island is exactly 397 acres! This means it is easy to explore the island by golf cart or on foot. There are about 150 people who call Put-in-Bay home and live here year round.