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WaterBird Lakeside Inn

556 Indian Boundary Road, Chesterton, IN 46304
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Please do not waste your time or money. ($100.00 per night) Worst hotel stay ever. Dirty and strained furniture, food on wall, sticky, dirty phone. The shower curtain smelled sour and the mold in the shower was visible. The trash bin outside of our entrance door contained an adult pair of "soiled" jeans, which stayed there throughout our stay. Spiderwebs... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The clerk didn't hardly say two words, there were no ice machines on the floors, the rooms were not very clean, the lake view was a marsh. The balcony was not very safe. If you had an issue, you couldn't call the front desk. My recommendation would be not to stay here.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

My wife and I stayed here on August 3rd, 2015. I was concerned about some other reviews that I read stating that the hotel was rundown and rooms were not clean. The hotel was in the right location for us and the price was right. At first sight the hotel is rundown but the lobby was clean and did not... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely enjoyed my stay here. The room was spacious and impeccably clean. The view of the lake is wonderful and we enjoyed watching the geese, crane, seagulls, & small turtles. Highly recommend this place. Such a jewel! Friendly staff also.

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College Station, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Our family of 4 plus 2 pets really enjoyed it. The room was huge, which made a big difference for our brood. The hotel is actually suspended over the big pond. We spent about 30 minutes on our balcony watching the box turtles, snapping turtles, fish, swans, geese, ducks, and who knows what else milling around. It was a really... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our room was clean with a very comfortable king bed. The toiletries were up market for a budget style hotel. We really enjoyed sitting on the balcony looking at what seemed to be our own private view. We enjoyed having a couch to sit on while watching tv. We are travelling over a longish period of time and having a... More 

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Thank joanne h
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Very misleading....No breakfast available or pool as advertised. Beds were very uncomfortable. I felt like I was falling off every time I turned. The only thing was nice is if you like a marsh view. Friendly at check in but still not worth the money! Turtles!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Was alittle worried when read reviews as my husband had booked this place for alittle get-away over July 4th. We did get a room that has been somewhat remodeled as the carpet, curtains, and bedspread all appeared to be new. Room was large and clean, if a bit dated. Does have balconies overlooking a pond and we did enjoy watching... More 

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Redmond, Washington
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I best thing about this place was the lake view, swans and turtles. That is where it stops. The room was unclean, the bathroom especially was unclean. I don't think the lid of the toilet has been clean for months. There was no hairdryer, or maybe they thought the wall mounted hand dryer was supposed to be the hairdryer -... More 

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Eureka, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

very high priced for room, rusty nails coming out of ceiling ,tripped on carpet in hall this place is very run down, uncomfortable beds,really needs to renovate before renting high priced rooms you don't get what you paid for

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