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The Honey Dew Log Lodge at Egg Harbor Door County Wisconsin

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Experience the warmth of a Hand-hewn Door county Log Home. The silence beckons you. Long peaceful afternoons in the county. Deer grazing just outside your window, crickets chirping in the twilight. Eighty acres of woods to explore.

The main floor includes a king in the master with a full bath (including jetted tub). A queen off a half bath, a queen and two twins in the loft. The main floor also offers full laundry facilities, a fully equipped kitchen, field-stone fireplace in the living room, and satellite TV. In the heated carpeted garage there is a pool table, a foosball table,air hockey, folding tables and chairs. The unit has hardwood floors on the main floor, and is carpeted in the loft. The house has a wrap-around deck with furniture.

The grounds include a fire pit with firewood, benches, picnic table, volleyball equipment , a charcoal grill and a gas grill. The driveway is paved with ample parking. The home is situated on a beautifully wooded landscaped parcel. It’s very peaceful.

The home has been featured in several magazines and newspapers (Log Home Living,Home and Away, Country, Log Home Illustrated, Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel travel section.

Keywords: custom hand crafted log vacation home

More Details

Property Manager
Kim Bell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Kim Bell

The Lautenbach family has farmed and harvested the forests of Door County for generations. The Honey Dew Lodge was originally build to display their families expertise in design and construction of log homes.

Why Kim Bell chose Door County

The Family build a Scandinavian Scribe Construction, where each log is carved into the next. As time goes on the fit gets tighter. The home is warm and cozy any time of the year.

What makes this cabin unique

The Lautenbach family invites you to join them at the Log Den, Their families restaurant.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I stayed there late in September of this year. It was absolutely wonderful. The location, setting the building, grounds and interior were all far beyond what I expected. The log structure is stunning! No expense or corners cut with the house. It's very spacious and has a wonderful feel and ties the country setting and all the conveniences of home into one. It has large open concept living room, kitchen and dining are that didn't feel alienating to me and would be very comfortable to accommodate multiple families with plenty of space for everyone. There's a loft with beds and the bedrooms are private and the bed was extremely comfortable. The owners were very friendly and accomodating to my needs and requests.

It has a great kitchen with high end appliances and is laid out well to be conducive for preparing a gourmet meal or the simplest of meals or snacks. A small game room with a pool table. Play area outside for children. Several decks to enjoy the setting and lots of windows throughout. The ground are surrounded by beautiful mature trees.

It was exactly what I needed to recharge my batteries and refresh my spirit. I would highly recommend it to anyone whether solo, couples, families or multiple families. The location is ideal being almost in the center of the county. 12 miles to Sturgeon Bay and convenient to enjoy the tourist attractions, hiking, biking and Lake Michigan.

I'm going to suggest it to my company for a corporate team building retreat. It will work perfectly.

I highly recommend it and well definitely go back!

Scott S.

Stayed September 2014, traveled solo
Nov 2016
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Egg Harbor Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    alcove room without door - 1 queen , next to half bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Walk out basement / studio apartment
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

The Honey Dew Log Lodge at Egg Harbor Door County Wisconsin
average rating of 4.2 based on 11 reviews

Very Special Door County Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented the Honey Dew Lodge for a week getaway. From the booking to the arrival, everything was perfect and easy. The owners were more than willing to help with questions that we had during our stay and really went the extra mile to make us feel at home. They even recommended places to dine and visit in the area. It really felt like a little slice of heaven in the wooded area where the Honey Dew is located. So quiet and relaxed. We cannot wait to return hopefully next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathryn, So glad your enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again in the future. Thanks again. Kim
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Madison, WI

Be careful!

  • 2 of 5

Our family stayed at the Honey Dew Lodge in April 2017 and while the place is large and the space can comfortably accommodate 16, there are some things to consider about renting this home; no toilet paper when we arrived, wall oven did not work correctly making it hard to prepare meals, stairs broken on deck, rails broken on the deck, sliding glass door broken and very difficult to open and close, a door to the outside broken causing it to continually fly open, hot tub was not working, no hot water for dishes or bathing the first day, The upstairs shower fixture was broken when we arrived and we fixed it, and several very awkward untimely "pop-in" visits by the owners throughout our stay and several work crews cutting wood and working on the broken staircases, very poor communication on behalf of the owners when trying to rent the place- no return phone calls. I realize this place is the owners "second home" but when you decide to be a rental property you need to give the renters their space and privacy- it was very uncomfortable and unnecessary to be dropped in on continuously by the owners and work crews. The worse part of the experience was after our stay when the owners accused us of not cleaning the place upon our departure and cashed our security deposit due to damages that we were never informed of (they were not our damages). We were accused of breaking a door lock downstairs and an outdoor statue by the fire pit. Both were issues when we arrived. We absolutely left the place spotless, and in fact made repairs, stacked firewood and cleaned up the yard. We vacuumed the entire home, did all the dishes, cleaned the kitchen, scrubbed out the refrigerator, emptied the trash and recycling, made the beds and folded the towels. It was very disappointing to be accused of something we simply did not do! All in all, the place was clean and spacious but in need of several repairs and the management really put a damper on the visit. After reviewing some of the reviews we realized it wasn't just us, some of these same issues have come up for other renters. Be careful! They are funding needed repairs by keeping security deposits regardless of whom may have done the damages.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry to hear of your discrepancies. An owner will contact you immediately to discuss your concerns.
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Door County Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This log cabin is perfect for a family getaway. The house is beautiful, and conveniently located a few minutes outside of Egg Harbor. We found it to be quiet, private, and incredibly spacious. We were very happy with how clean it was, how well appointed it was (no problem cooking in the kitchen - it was completely stocked, and there are two partial kitchens on the upper and lower floors), and how comfortable it was to just hang out. Every member of our family quickly found their own favorite spot to chill out. Best of all, the owners were very attentive and helpful. We had a car problem during our stay that left us stranded at the house. One phone call resulted in almost instant help.

FYI, there is no WiFi at the cabin, but that worked to our advantage in limiting our teenagers' screen time and resulted in great family time.

Door County is a great destination with more activities and shopping than can be crammed into one week. We will definitely be booking again when we return to Door County.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Richmond, WI

Four Sisters And A Brother

  • 5 of 5

This was our 6th Annual Siblings Outing and we couldn't have chosen a more perfect home. VRBO didn't even begin to explain how wonderful this house is. It is huge and very clean. We would spend our evenings on the main level and enjoy our coffee and family visiting in the upper level apartment before heading out for the day. We were pleasantly surprised when we went down the stairs to the lower level. We found a whole other "living" area. Wow! There are beds for 16 people and we thought it might be fun to bring our spouses over to enjoy this beautiful home. Diane and Kim were so easy to work with. I even got a hug from Diane when we stopped at the Log Den for dinner. That, too, was a very good choice! All five of us highly recommend the Honey Dew Lodge and are hoping to stay there again. Thank to the Lautenbach family for a memorable Sibling Outing!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great week at a very special place

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a place to celebrate our 50 wedding anniversary with our family. We had 14 our family for the week. Great place to stay to get to everywhere, golf, shopping, wine tasting, picking cherries. We had a campfire every night, so many stories and a great time with everyone. We also had family pictures taken when we were there, so many great places to use. Place was clean and well cared for, thanks Wayne and Debbie for making our week special.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Omro, WI

Honey Dew Lodge

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from another great weekend in Door County. Great shopping and fun restaurants. The Honey-Dew Lodge was fantastic. Thank you to Wayne for "stoking the fire" and keeping us toasty warm. Our group has been coming to Door County for over 20 years and the Honey Dew Lodge was a great find. The cabin is beautiful and more than comfortable for the 8 of us. Beautiful views from every window. The fireplace provided great atmosphere for our card games.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Cherryland Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The log Den
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Washington Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Alpine Golf Cours
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
hwy 42
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Log den Restaurant
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Murphy Park, Egg Harbor Beach, Jacksonport Beac


Rates & Availability

Egg Harbor Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Season
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Summer Season
Jun 23 2017 - Aug 17 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Fall Season
Aug 18 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
winter rates
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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