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The Blue Heron Inn

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1110 Lakeside Street, East Shore of Pine Lake, LaPorte, IN 46350
The Blue Heron Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Woodstock, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place! My room had a balcony overlooking a small lake. The room itself was well furnished, clean and very comfortable. The restaurant at this place is excellent. I had a trout dish that was out of this world. Nice breakfast buffet.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were caught in a Valentine's Day blizzard in LaPorte, and all hotels were fully booked. The staff at the Blue Heron were real heroes and called all of their reserved guests who had not arrived and found space for the stranded travelers. The staff were amazing and kind, and the inn is lovely and perfectly amenable. Wish we could... More 

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Westmont, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Blue Heron Inn is a very nice place to go for a great little getaway. Prices are very reasonable and we loved taking the pontoon out on the lake. Fishing was pretty good as well from boat and by the docks. The room was very clean and comfortable. Definitely recommend this for a nice place to relax.

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Munster, Indiana
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very tired and needs updating badly. We paid for a spa room and spa did not work when we told them at the desk we got oh sorry about that. Bathroom sink vet slow draining called to front desk no one on duty to fix it next day dranoed it. Bed was terrible VERY VERY soft. It cost us $325... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were headed West on the Indiana Toll Road when overcome by thunderstorms. On check-in, the desk was unattended because the clerk was in our room starting the fireplace in order that it would be toasty warm. Dinner at their restaurant surpassed all expectations. A lakeside glass of wine watching a beautiful sunset capped the evening.

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Pataskala, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I had not been to LaPorte until I went there on business in September. I was staying in a hotel by the tollway and happened to have dinner at TBones Pier 11, right next to the Inn. I was fascinated by the little houseboat rooms that float on the lake and my server said, "stop in the Inn and Brigette... More 

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LaPorte, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Let me start by saying that my girlfriend and I have stayed here many times. We have never had a bad experience. It does have it's ups and downs. Let's start with the ups. The rooms, for the most part, have been very clean. The staff has always been friendly and helpful. The view of the lake in the lake... More 

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Woodhull, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We loved the location. The staff were all friendly. We arrived and the lady at the desk, took us on the tour of the hotel. She explained everything there was from the uses of the keys, to the breakfast area, to the restaurant next door. Our room was wonderful. the place was very clean! Love that the view faced the... More 

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Batesville, Indiana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I just wanted to thank the great staff at the blue heron inn. We just got back from staying there this weekend during the gathering of the orange. We have 4 kids and all of the hotels there could not accommodate us to stay any where it was 2 rooms we would have to rent way to much for us.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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65 hotel reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I read all the bad reviews on this place but today we visited and rented a pontoon boat from them for fishing on Pine Lake. They charge $175 per day, about a hundred dollars cheaper than anyone else. While it is true their boats are old, they run fine, and we had a ball fishing and boating around. The boat... More 

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