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WaterBird Lakeside Inn

556 Indian Boundary Road, Chesterton, IN 46304
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Wadesboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

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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Champaign, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Fort Wayne, Indiana, Usa
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Can't say enough good things about the Waterbird resort along with the best Western!!! Lakeview with balcony!!! Clean room with great rate!!! Ask for Neil or Hearon at the Waterbird Inn resort!!! These are two hard-working people that will accommodate you!!!

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Aspen, Colorado
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79 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The reviews were mixed but the price was right during a road trip. The front desk gentleman was helpful when I called for detailed directions and parking and was pleasant all around. Our room was updated, very clean, and the balcony over the lake a bonus. Neither of us wanted to leave in the morning! Will likely stay again next... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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72 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The hotel is in need of some care. The room and bathroom were clean but in need of updating and repairs. The bathroom was partially updated (counters and tile). The bedspread was torn and old. The exterior doors were not locked. Our balcony sliding door did not lock, but we were on the second floor and the balcony was over... More 

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