Hotels and home rentals fill up ahead of Packers playoff game
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) — If you have family or friends coming to town for the game, they need a place to stay — but be prepared to pay.
“Having that energy on game day and just being able to walk out, all bundled up, and be able to see the stadium down the street, that’s cool,” Mark Biesack said.
He knows a thing or two about renting houses. He manages over 60 properties between Appleton and Green Bay as the founder of Powerhouse Properties 920. Many of these homes sit in the shadow of Lambeau Field.
“People were kind of waiting for this weekend because they didn’t know when the game was going to be,” Biesack said. Now that the game is set, Biesack and his team are busy preparing for a busy weekend.
“What’s interesting is most of the people who come to visit are here to cheer on the Packers,” he told Local 5’s Barrett Tryon on Monday. encourage the opposing team.
If hotels are more your thing, there are more than 4,600 hotel rooms to choose from in the greater Green Bay area, according to Discover Green Bay. Monday morning, the cheapest rooms we could find were around $300. Hotels are already up to $700, as of Monday afternoon.
These prices are only expected to rise, which is why you might want to consider properties like Biesack has it covered.
“In two years, I’ve gone from two properties to now 61 properties, with 15 more we’re working on,” he said.
I hope you will encourage the pack, whether you are near or far.
“Everyone’s experience here in Green Bay and Lambeau is one they will remember and come back for,” he added.
You can see a list of properties available for rent on the Powerhouse Properties 920 website.