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WaterBird Lakeside Inn

526 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Chesterton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013
enjoying_traveling Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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berwyn, il
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Traveled to the WaterBird for a wedding reception. The place was old and tired, a "once was" place, but not anymore. The food was either over cooked or undercooked, almost to the point of not being able to eat it. Service at the reception was mediocre to rude. Nest time I would go to the wedding but skip the reception.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I am glad we did not read the reviews on trip advisor before booking a room. We stayed at the hotel from July 11 though July 14. Our room was approximately 16 feet wide by 25-30 feet long. The room had a large TV, a couch, microwave, and refrigerator - and a king size bed with four pillows, and the... More

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kenilworth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The reviews were iffy. However I loved my stay. My sister and I met in chesterton indiana for a 4 night get away. We have 4 boys. We got 2 rooms and needed extra towels, sheets, blankets and pillows. They were very helpful in supplying the needed items. The rooms are very spacious , which was very helpful with the... More

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Hammond, Indiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Upon arrival our room looked clean however it was far from being clean. Our sheets were in poor condition and the room was not really kept up just painted to give the impression that the room was maintained. In addition to the room conditions there was never anyone to speak to about such issues. Moreover when asked to have room... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Disgusting, toilets were not even secured to the floor, was a special place for me and wife, now it's falling apart and furthermore they don't care, I've tried emailing and calling and gotten nowhere with the management.

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Edgerton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This hotel has lots of potential but right now has lots of problems. Under new management for only a month I will list the problems. I am not a complainer but if you book at a "spa inn" you expect more. Rooms are large with nice views (lake more of a frog pond but interesting) lots of space for a... More

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Austin, Texas
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Clean, and a decent place to stay, with a view of Lake Chubb from every room (slightly picturesque). This place reminded me of a cross between the movies "Psycho" and "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." Customer service was minimal, and the halls were very long and a little eery...especially because there were not too many other patrons. It looked like... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

As my wife had a gift voucher for the Waterbird spa, we decided to combine that with a trip to the Indiana Dunes. Our hearts dropped when we realized the sa-tnav was not lying when it directed us to find the inn within a strip mall. As a motel it's fine, with the added bonus of a view from every... More

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Augusta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I just recently stayed at the hotel/inn and chose it because from the website it looked to be a decent establishment. The pictures made it look well kept and a relaxing place. When we got there mid afternoon we found out that they were doing renovations which were not mentioned on the website inside and the pavement being refinished which... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

We loved our stay, over all everything was lovely!

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Additional Information about WaterBird Lakeside Inn

Also Known As:
Waterbird Lakeside Hotel Chesterton
Waterbird Lakeside Hotel
Address: 526 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
Location: United States > Indiana > Chesterton
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Chesterton
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WaterBird Lakeside Inn is the perfect setting for pleasure and relaxation. Refresh yourself as you journey into the natural beauty of our private lake and surrounding woods. Enjoy the scenery while taking a leisurely stroll on the trails around Lake Chubb, or visit the Indian Dunes State Park or the National Lakeshore just two miles north. ... more   less 
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