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Featured Motels in Wausau

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau
2.5 out of 5
1910 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI
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The price is $54 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Methadone clinic, and Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Marathon County ...

3.8/5Good! (648 reviews)

"Very nice pool very warm hot tub very nice staff nice room"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau
Motel 6 Wausau, WI
2 out of 5
116 South 17th Ave, Wausau, WI
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The price is $45 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

Located in the heart of Wausau, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Methadone clinic, and Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Marathon ...

3.5/5Good! (508 reviews)

"They provide clean rooms at low rates. They also practiced safe measures during the covid pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Motel 6 Wausau, WI
Baymont by Wyndham Weston
2 out of 5
5810 Schofield Avenue, Weston, WI
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

This family-friendly Weston motel is located near the airport, 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Ascension Saint Clare's Hospital, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Logger's Landing ...

3.9/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

"Due to COVID there wasn't any breakfast and the pool was closed. Very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Weston

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Motel 6 Rothschild, WI
2.5 out of 5
904 Industrial Park Avenue, Rothschild, WI
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The price is $41 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6

Located in the heart of Rothschild, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Logger's Landing Indoor Waterpark and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ascension Saint Clare's Hospital ...

3.4/5 (170 reviews)

"Basic hotel room. Beds weren’t the comfiest. Housekeeping is on the ball knocking at your door 9AM. This might not bother some but we’re not early risers. Room didn’t come with a not disturb sign."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Motel 6 Rothschild, WI
Prairie Motel
2 out of 5
N2245 County Road K, Merrill, WI
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The price is $58 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

Situated in Merrill, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Lincoln Health Care Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital and Merrill Golf ...

2.7/5 (22 reviews)

"Good for the price. No frills motel"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Prairie Motel
Edge of Night Motel
2 out of 5
1235 S Superior St., Antigo, WI
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Situated in Antigo, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Langlade County Historical Society Museum, Rockin Robin Park, and Antigo City Park. Antigo Lake Park ...

3.9/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Clean and simple

"Very clean and simple room. The building and room are dated, but for the price it was worth it."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Edge of Night Motel
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Grand Lodge Hotel

Grand Lodge Hotel

3 out of 5
805 Creske Ave, Rothschild, WI
The price is $99 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (708 reviews)

"Comfortable room. Great staff. Bathroom is a little dated. Great stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

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Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Wausau

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Wausau

2.5 out of 5
1100 Imperial Ave, Rothschild, WI
The price is $95 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.4/5Excellent! (707 reviews)

"Very nice at check in. The hotel is lovely and clean. We felt it was very inviting and just what we were looking for. The beds are not very comfortable, but we would stay again in a heartbeat."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Wausau
Hilton Garden Inn Wausau

Hilton Garden Inn Wausau

3 out of 5
151401 County Road NN, Wausau, WI
The price is $144 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
4.7/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)

"Beautiful property and the staff provided excellent service! Loved the lobby, very relaxing on the sofa’s by the fireplace. Nice sized rooms."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Wausau
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Wausau Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 5 economical motels in Wausau among the more than 47 hotels and other accommodations. These budget accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in Wausau. Top sights to visit include Granite Peak Ski Area.

Fun fact: Starting in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you'll often find an outdoor pool and free parking.

Below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Wausau motels to choose from:

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau

  • If driving, you'll be within 11 minutes of Granite Peak Ski Area.
  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Weston Inn & Suites

  • A restaurant along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within 14 minutes of Granite Peak Ski Area by car.

Motel 6 Rothschild

  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • If driving, you'll be within 11 minutes of Granite Peak Ski Area.

Prairie Motel

  • Free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk are available during your stay.

Edge of Night Motel

  • Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like cable TV.

What to Do in Wausau

Check out the ski slopes and enjoy the top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area while you're sightseeing. Visitors like Wausau for its shops, entertainment venues, and mountain landscape.

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Rib Mountain State Park
  • Riverside Park
  • Lake Du Bay

During your trip, here are some other places to visit:

  • Granite Peak Ski Area
  • Logger's Landing Indoor Waterpark
  • Maple Hills Golf Course

Wausau is also notable for its:

  • Festivals
  • Sports
  • Museums

Best Time to Visit Wausau

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Wausau by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 47° F and nighttime temperatures average 6° F
  • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 27° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 80° F and nighttime averages are around 42° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 62° F during the day and 7° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 32.40 inches in a year

How to Get to Wausau and Around the Area

Wausau Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Mosinee, WI (CWA-Central Wisconsin) Airport 12.4 mi (19.9 km)
Wisconsin Rapids, WI (ISW-South Wood County) Airport 42.6 mi (68.5 km)
Rhinelander, WI (RHI-Oneida County) Airport 46.7 mi (75.2 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Wausau?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Wausau. Top sights to visit include Granite Peak Ski Area.
What are motels like?
Motels often offer free parking, and many have outdoor pools. Often one or two stories tall, motels usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot. Motels made their debut in the 1920s as convenient lodging for the weary traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America.
What are the best motels in Wausau?
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau: Stay within a short 6-minute drive of Granite Peak Ski Area. Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Motel 6 Wausau, WI: Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. It’s located within a short 6-minute drive of Granite Peak Ski Area. Baymont by Wyndham Weston: Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. If driving, you’ll be within 13 minutes of Granite Peak Ski Area. Motel 6 Rothschild, WI: You’ll be located within 18 minutes of Granite Peak Ski Area by car. An indoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a soaking tub. Prairie Motel: If driving, you’ll be within 25 minutes of Granite Peak Ski Area. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Wausau?
Check out the ski slopes and enjoy the top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area while you’re sightseeing. Visitors like Wausau for its shops, entertainment venues, and mountain landscape. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Rib Mountain State Park, Antigo City Park, and Riverside Park. Attractions the whole family can enjoy include Logger’s Landing Indoor Waterpark and Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center. During your trip, here are some other places to visit: Granite Peak Ski Area, Ho-Chunk Gaming, and Maple Hills Golf Course.
What's the weather like in Wausau?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Wausau to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 21°F. The snowiest months in Wausau are February, December, April, and November, with each month seeing an average of 25 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Wausau when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Wausau to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Mosinee, WI (CWA-Central Wisconsin), which is located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Rhinelander, WI (RHI-Oneida County), which is 46.7 mi (75.2 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.