I took this on the pier about a hour after sunset.
The Kewaunee Lighthouse represents the maritime heritage of the harbor while continuing to serve as a navigational beacon to Lake Michigan boating traffic. The property's period of historic significance begins in 1931 when it was established as a lighthouse and ends in 1959, the most recent year of its operation 50 years before the present.
The lighthouse personifies early twentieth century lighthouse architecture and engineering. It exemplifies design and construction methods used in building lighthouses and fog signal buildings on piers during that time period. This structure possesses its original location, setting and design, and embodies historical qualities of integrity in materials, workmanship, feeling and association. The lighthouse lantern room houses a historic fifth order Fresnel lens with an electric light that is currently used by the USCG as a navigational aid. The character and appearance of Kewaunee Pierhead light are largely unchanged from when it was established as an aid to navigation. You can walk around the lighthouse at the end of the pier. When walking around and seeing Kewanee on the other side I really liked the last bit of light reflecting off of the lighthouse.
The Kewaunee Lighthouse represents the maritime heritage of the harbor while continuing to serve as a navigational beacon to Lake Michigan boating traffic. The property's period of historic significance begins in 1931 when it was established as a lighthouse and ends in 1959, the most recent year of its operation 50 years before the present.
The lighthouse personifies early twentieth century lighthouse architecture and engineering. It exemplifies design and construction methods used in building lighthouses and fog signal buildings on piers during that time period. This structure possesses its original location, setting and design, and embodies historical qualities of integrity in materials, workmanship, feeling and association. The lighthouse lantern room houses a historic fifth order Fresnel lens with an electric light that is currently used by the USCG as a navigational aid. The character and appearance of Kewaunee Pierhead light are largely unchanged from when it was established as an aid to navigation.
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Get an overview of this hotelHotel in Kewaunee with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant

Location

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Bruemmer Park and Zoo and within 12 mi (20 km) of The Flying Pig Gallery & Greenspace and Parallel 44 Winery and Vineyard. Von Stiehl Winery is 12 mi (19.3 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and limo/town car service. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a lobby fireplace.

Room Amenities

All 23 rooms offer free WiFi, cable TV, and hair dryers. Showers and phones are also available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

2 meeting rooms are available. This Kewaunee hotel also offers a fireplace in the lobby and limo/town car service. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The Karsten Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 1 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 1 
  • Total number of rooms - 23 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

The Karsten Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests planning to arrive after hours must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival to receive late check-in instructions. Guests can contact the office using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking via this Web site.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 60.00 per stay)
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 35 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No cribs (infant beds) available
No elevators
Debit cards not accepted
Access to guestrooms requires climbing multiple stairs. For more information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per day (maximum USD 60.00 per stay)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Karsten
  • Karsten Hotel
  • Karsten Hotel Kewaunee
  • Karsten Kewaunee

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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