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Featured Motels in Portage

Motel 6 Baraboo, WI - Lake Delton
2 out of 5
E 10892 Moon Road, Baraboo, WI
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The price is $45 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in the heart of Baraboo, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Wisconsin Dells Wisconsin Opry and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Ho-Chunk Casino. Mirror Lake State ...

4/5Very Good! (962 reviews)

"It was clean and my kids had fun in pool and spa and thank you all for the hospitality"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Motel 6 Baraboo, WI - Lake Delton
Flamingo Motel & Suites
2.5 out of 5
910 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Situated on the Strip, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Big Chief Go Karts, Noah's Ark Waterpark, and Crystal Grand Music Theater. Top Secret is 1.4 mi (2.3 ...

3/5 (288 reviews)

"They were so great. I wasn't sure that we would be able to check in before 11 pm. They were willing to do whatever they could to make it work into our schedule. Seems like it has been newly renovated."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Flamingo Motel & Suites
Spring Hill Motel
2 out of 5
400 Vine Street, Wisconsin Dells, WI
The price is $39 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, this spa motel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from German Glockenspiel and within 3 mi (5 km) of Top Secret and Noah's Ark Waterpark. ...

3.5/5Good! (357 reviews)

"I liked the fact that it was a separate cabin and that it was in a rural neighborhood. Not downtown on the main drag. I did not like that there was no internet or coffee pot in the room. Also the heater was difficult to find, hidden behind a chair. The room was clean, and the bathroom was nice, except ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

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River Road Motel
2 out of 5
828 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI
The price is $45 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Situated in the entertainment district, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of H.H. Bennett Studio and Top Secret. Noah's Ark Waterpark is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (260 reviews)

"The room was clean. Staff was friendly. The bed was to firm for my liking."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

River Road Motel
Starlite Motel
2 out of 5
727 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Situated on the Strip, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from German Glockenspiel and within 3 mi (5 km) of Top Secret and Noah's Ark Waterpark. H.H. Bennett Studio ...

3.8/5Good! (180 reviews)

"It was close to downtown Wis Dells, so it was easier to hit the restaurants and bars and anything else the city had to offer! The room was roomy, had a lot of space. Overall it was a good experience."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Starlite Motel
Campus Inn Motel
2.5 out of 5
750 West Pine Street, Baraboo, WI
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The price is $48 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Situated in Baraboo, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ochsner Zoo, Al. Ringling Mansion, and Al. Ringling Theatre. Circus World Museum and SSM Health St. ...

2.8/5 (136 reviews)

"Price was good. Older hotel but bed was comfy, fit the bill for our needs. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Campus Inn Motel
Thunderbird Motor Inn Baraboo
2 out of 5
1013 8th St, Baraboo, WI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in the heart of Baraboo, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of SSM Health St. Clare Hospital - Baraboo, Circus World Museum, and Al. Ringling Mansion. ...

3.9/5Very Good! (299 reviews)

"Everything was close to my planned destination. Baraboo was more relaxed than the Dells."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Thunderbird Motor Inn Baraboo
Amber's Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
1113 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI
The price is $48 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Situated in Wisconsin Dells, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from German Glockenspiel and within 3 mi (5 km) of Top Secret and Noah's Ark Waterpark. H.H. Bennett ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (293 reviews)

"PEOPLE WERE VERY FRIENDLY. TOOK VERY GOOD CARE OF US."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Amber's Inn & Suites
All Star Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
1311 E. Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI
The price is $44 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Situated in Wisconsin Dells, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Noah's Ark Waterpark, Crystal Grand Music Theater, and Palace Theater. Christmas Mountain and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (337 reviews)

"Great place off the main dells downtown drag. Has a sand volleyball court, small pool and snuffle board"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

All Star Inn & Suites
Black Hawk Motel and Suites
2 out of 5
720 Race Street, Wisconsin Dells, WI
The price is $64 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

This family-friendly motel is located in the city center, within 1 mi (2 km) of Justagame Fieldhouse, Ripley's Believe It or Not, and Wizard Quest. Wisconsin ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (674 reviews)

"I liked the fact that the pool and the Game room were open late. The facility is very clean and well kept. We'll definitely be returning."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Black Hawk Motel and Suites
Colonial Motel
2 out of 5
606 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in the heart of Wisconsin Dells, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Top Secret and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Noah's Ark Waterpark. Crystal Grand Music Theater ...

3.7/5Good! (70 reviews)

"Had a great time,just a little noisy but with beautiful weather it is to be expected. Close walking distance to all the stores. Workers were polite. Really had a great time."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Colonial Motel
Summer Breeze Resort
2 out of 5
N 530 US HWY 12 & 16, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Situated in Wisconsin Dells, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Rocky Arbor State Park, Dells Raceway Park, and Trappers Turn Golf Course. Vertical Illusions ...

3/5 (43 reviews)

"Outside and grounds were neat and clean. Rooms were so dirty. Bedspread had spills and spots on them. Floors looked liked they hadn't been mopped in months. Chuncks of dirt in the air conditioner. Dirty hand prints on door. Sink overflow full of black dirt. Spiders in tub, moths on walls in room. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Summer Breeze Resort
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Best Western Resort Hotel & Conference Center

Best Western Resort Hotel & Conference Center

2.5 out of 5
2701 County Road CX, Portage, WI
The price is $76 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
4/5Very Good! (385 reviews)

"Great customer service. Rooms are very clean and affordable. Will go back."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Best Western Resort Hotel & Conference Center
Comfort Suites Wisconsin Dells Area

Comfort Suites Wisconsin Dells Area

2.5 out of 5
N5780 Kinney Rd, Portage, WI
The price is $76 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
4.3/5Excellent! (802 reviews)

"Nice hotel not far from the Dells but away from the big crowds when your done with the Dells."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Comfort Suites Wisconsin Dells Area
Days Inn by Wyndham Portage

Days Inn by Wyndham Portage

2 out of 5
North 5781 Kinney Road, Portage, WI
The price is $51 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 20
3.4/5Good! (776 reviews)

"Nice place, excellent value, gracious staff. That sums it up."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Portage
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Portage Motels for the Frugal Traveler

In the larger Wisconsin Dells area, you'll find 28 low-cost motels among more than 347 hotels and other accommodations. These budget accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which offer more amenities but ones that you may not use.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Portage. Not-to-be-missed sights include Cascade Mountain Ski Area in Portage, as well as Noah's Ark Waterpark and Devil's Head Ski Resort in the area.

Fun fact: Introduced in the early 1950s, colorful neon signs were used as beacons for tired families on road trips, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic U.S. Route 66. At many motels, you'll often find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot.

Below you'll find some of our customers’ favorite motels to book in the larger area:

The Ridge Hotel Portage

  • If driving, you'll be within 14 minutes of Cascade Mountain Ski Area.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Motel 6 Lake Delton WI

  • An outdoor pool and an indoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free WiFi.
  • Central Portage is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away

Indian Trail Motel

  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, outdoor pool, and indoor pool.
  • Located 16.3 mi (26.3 km) from the heart of Portage

River Road Motel

  • Central Portage is 17 mi (27.3 km) away
  • Coffee in the lobby along with freebies like WiFi, parking, and a casino shuttle are available during your stay.

Flamingo Motel & Suites

  • 17.2 mi (27.8 km) from the heart of Portage
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi, parking, and a casino shuttle.

What to Do in Portage

Take time to check out the shops and waterparks in this family-friendly area while you're sightseeing. Those visiting Portage have good things to say about its waterfalls, mountain landscape, and restaurants.

Here are favorite places in and around Portage:

  • Cascade Mountain Ski Area
  • Noah's Ark Waterpark
  • Devil's Head Ski Resort

These are some outdoorsy places nearby:

  • Swan Lake
  • John Muir Memorial County Park
  • Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area

You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

  • Top Secret
  • Wizard Quest
  • Wisconsin Deer Park

Best Time to Visit Portage

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Portage by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 8° F
  • April-June: 82° F is the daytime average and 28° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 83° F and nighttime averages are around 41° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 67° F during the day and 9° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 36.02 inches in a year

How to Get to Portage and Around the Area

Portage Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional) Airport 28.4 mi (45.7 km)
Portage Station Train Station 0.6 mi (1 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Portage?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Portage. Not-to-be-missed sights include Cascade Mountain Ski Area in Portage, as well as Ho-Chunk Casino and Top Secret in the area.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
Motels often include free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool. Often one or two stories tall, motels usually have exterior corridors overlooking the parking lot or an outdoor pool. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Portage?
These are some of our customers’ top motels in the larger area. The Ridge Hotel Portage: Stay within a 30-minute drive of Ho-Chunk Casino and Noah’s Ark Waterpark. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Motel 6 Baraboo, WI - Lake Delton: An outdoor pool and an indoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free WiFi. Central Portage is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away. Spring Hill Motel: Enjoy access to the full-service spa and outdoor pool, as well as room amenities like air conditioning. Located 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from the heart of Portage. Amber’s Inn & Suites: Central Portage is 16.2 mi (26.1 km) away. A seasonal outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a microwave. Flamingo Motel & Suites: 17.2 mi (27.8 km) from the heart of Portage. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi, parking, and a casino shuttle.
What things can I to do in Portage?
Take time to check out the shops and enjoy the waterfalls in this family-friendly area while you’re sightseeing. People who’ve visited Portage like its waterparks, mountain landscape, and restaurants. Favorite places in and around Portage include Cascade Mountain Ski Area, Ho-Chunk Casino, and Top Secret. Some outdoorsy places nearby include Swan Lake, Devil’s Lake State Park, and Devils Lake. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Noah’s Ark Waterpark, Wizard Quest, and Wisconsin Deer Park.
What's the seasonal weather like in Portage?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Portage to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 24°F. The snowiest months in Portage are February, January, November, and December, with each month seeing an average of 16 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Portage when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Portage to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Dane County Regional Airport (MSN), which is located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away from the city center. To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Portage Station.

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