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The Ivy House Bed and Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence
304 N. Merrill Street, Fortville, IN 46040
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm talking of both the Ivy House and the hosts. Right from the warm , friendly welcome to her attention to detail. Linda's over the top hospitality, the delicious breakfasts, attentiveness to her guests. When returning at night to find your lamp on and bed turned down. A wonderful place to stay and relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment our Hostess opened the door to greet us, I knew this was a home run. Her wit and wisdom flowed with a spirit of hospitality. The Inn has been wonderfully prepared and comes with so many "little touches" that make this a special place. I am sure there were many others that were simply overlooked by us.... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I decided last minute to attend Gencon but most of the hotels in Indianapolis were booked, too expensive, or just not a place we would consider staying at. I hopped on Trip Advisor and looked up alternatives and found the Ivy House Inn. Boy were we lucky! The in is beautiful, the rooms are comfortable and the... More 

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Junction City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best part was walking out of our room in the morning and smelling the wonderful breakfasts that Linda made every morning. Next best was having her appear with the coffeepot as soon as I got down the stairs. My husband and I have stayed at many bed and breakfasts over the years and the Ivy House is definitely one... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We have stayed at the Ivy House for the last three years now. Jim and Linda are very gracious and attentive to our needs. Their inn is very charming and relaxing. It feels very much like being at home and the beds are extremely comfortable. We can't say enough good things about the breakfasts that Linda prepares. They are absolutely... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I cannot say enough great things about this B&B. I will start off by stating how absolutely amazing the inn keeper is, she is warm, welcoming and friendly. She was so amazing!! When we left, I felt like I knew her! We stayed in the English Pine room which was quite lovely. Very roomy, super clean. My husband and I... More 

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Bellevue, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Ivy house is a wonderfully up to date Inn with classy furnishings, just the right amount of wall paper to not be overwhelming and dated. Linda is so wonderful and welcoming! My husband booked the Ivy House for my birthday and Linda had fresh cookies waiting for us, a birthday greeting on the chalkboard to our room. She showed... More 

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A really great experience for our first bed and breakfast. Linda was the best! So friendly and helpful. It felt like home. The English Ivy room was perfect with a huge private bathroom. The fresh baked brownies were addictive and breakfast was delicious. We may never stay in another hotel. Can[t wait to visit The Ivy House again!

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New Castle, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We chose Ivy House for our annual girls weekend getaway to scrapbook. Linda could not have been more hospitable. The rooms are cozy and the beds very comfortable. We all had our own bathroom and the food was delicious! Linda even accommodated all of our many scrapbooking supplies and made space for us in the well-appointed living room. We cannot... More 

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Springport, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We loved visiting the Ivy House. Enjoyed our visit with the Inn Keepers. We have a lot in common. Cozy, friendly, historical home, and clean. The fresh fruit in a waffle cone was good and pretty. Souffle and muffin were delicious. Certainly will visit again.

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