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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Fort Wayne, Indiana, Usa
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 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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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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Rooms were just ok. In process of remodeling. No soap, no shampoo,one wash cloth to share among 4 persons. No breakfast, no pool, no sauna - as all advertised. Building is definitely in need of a lot of maintenance. Trash everywhere. Horrible experience especially for the $99.00 rate per night.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Room was filthy. Window and balcony sliding glass door covered in old stickiness and fingerprints and face prints from people who stayed their previously. The bathroom was full of someone's hair. The coffeemaker had not been cleaned. The lake is more like a retention pond. They lied to us about room pricing only AFTER they ran our card but refused... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

This hotel overall was a great deal. We were staying for a few days to visit the Indiana Dunes and found this little gem in Chesterton. The lake it sits on is more of a large pond, but still a very pretty, natural view. The lake also has tons of wildlife to watch! There were geese, ducks, swans, muskrats, turtles,... More 

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