Waters Edge Motel, Marina and Campground

Our family welcomes you to Waters Edge Motel, Marina and Campground in Stoddard, Wisconsin. We are seven miles south of La Crosse. Our motel, riverside cabins, and vacation home are located on the mighty Mississippi River. Our beautiful lakeside cabin is five blocks away on a quiet eight acre lake. We are known for some of the best fishing and hunting in Southwest Wisconsin. We have an eight unit motel, three riverside cabins, one vacation home, five lakeside cabins, a 75 slip marina and boat launch, plus a 35 site campground.

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Latitude: 43.659708 Longitude: -91.210687 Elevation: 641 ft
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Lodging Style and Amenities


We have available eight motel units, six of these are furnished with kitchenettes and have double bed and single bed in the bedroom, plus a fold down couch in the living room-kitchen area. Kitchenettes include dishes, utensils, cookware, toaster, coffee pots.

Riverside Cabins

We offer three riverside cabins for rent (open April 1st to November 15th) with full size refrigerator and stove with oven, air conditioning, microwaves, coffee makers and toasters. We provide the bedding and towels for the bathroom. Cabins are stocked with a basic number of towels. Our cabin duplex has a two bedroom cabin that includes one side with a queen bed and twin bed in one bedroom and the other bedroom has a double bed and twin bed. The other side of the cabin duplex is a one bedroom cabin with a double bed, twin bed and roll-away in the bedroom. These cabins share a covered porch and have scenic view of the river.

Log Cabins

Our one bedroom is an Amish built, full-log, log cabin. It has wood flooring throughout and one double bed in the bedroom, a fold down couch in the living room plus a roll-away. It is furnished with hand crafted, Amish made log furniture. Enjoy viewing the river and planning your day from the covered porch that views the Mississippi River and Minnesota bluffs. You have your own portable fire ring and charcoal grill.

Chalet Vacation Home

The Chalet Vacation Home accommodates several people with one King bed, three twin beds (one set can be put together for an additional king per your advanced request), one day bed with a trundle bed and one futon. The vacation home is not equipped to house more than eight people. The vacation home features one and a half baths, a fully stocked kitchen including a full size refrigerator, a smaller stove, coffee pot, toaster, microwave and a smaller kitchen on the porch. There is a fire ring and charcoal grill as well as a trail to the river.

Lakeside Cabins

Our Lakeside Cabins are two bedroom cabins with a queen bed in each bedroom, plus a fold down couch in the living room area. These cabins have their own patio, fire ring, charcoal grill and patio table and chairs.

Additional Accommodations and Services

  • We have six camping spaces reserved for nightly or weekly camping.¬†
  • Our marina reserves several slips for transient guest or space for those staying in our lodging.
  • Bait and convenience store are on site.

Recreational Opportunities

Recreational opportunities include; fishing, boating, hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating, hunting, volleyball, birding, camping, campfires, ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating, skiing, shopping, and winery visiting.

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Eco-Friendly Notes

Our resort recycling bins available and encourages our guests to recycle. Our fish cleaning station uses the artesian water. We offer our fish waste to anyone that wants to use it as fertilizer for their gardens and many guests take advantage of this opportunity.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Our family welcomes you to Waters Edge Motel, Marina and Campground in Stoddard, Wisconsin. We are an ideal getaway for families with children, people who enjoy fishing, hunting, or anyone looking to relax in the quiet atmosphere of a small town. Watch a spectacular sunset, while listening to an artesian well tumble into the Mighty Mississippi River.

Accessibility Notes

Our motel has no steps to the lower level rooms and our lake side cabins are ground level as well.

Pet Friendly Notes

Motel units and certain designated cabins allow pets, with a pet fee and following rules such as keeping the pet on a leash, keeping the pet off the furniture and not leaving the pet unattended in the room.

Seasons Open

Most accommodations are open year round. The Riverside cabins are seasonal, typically April 1 to November 15.

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