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Der Ruhe Blatz Motel

1195 S. Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

After a Stephen Kingeske type mother-in-law visit to a Chicago assisted living center, we left for home (Beavercreek Twp., Ohio). Because our vacation was skewed once again toward family, we wanted to squeeze in one more day of a real vacation. At our Chicago hotel was a brochure mentioning an Amish village in Indiana. So we decided to stop in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This motel is clean and close to town. The front desk staff is friendly but doesn't really understand American culture. I'm curious to know what tomorrow's breakfast will bring. The lighting in the room is very poor; one bulb over the bed. Small refrig and microwave in room. Not a lot of upscale amenities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed in room 125. The room was clean and quite. Good location, Workers very friendly. The price was reasonably priced. I was very impressed with how well kept up it is. I would stay there again. Great place

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is our fourth stay at is motel . It is very clean and quite. The manager is very friendly and helpful. Every time we go that direction we will stay their. It is in a good location to see all the Dutch Amish people.

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This motel is a nice value. Breakfast is included in the price and a bonus is that if you have a small dog/pet, for $10.00 extra per night, they can stay as well. The rooms are outdated, but clean and they do not have King beds, only Queen size. Would recommend.

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Wyoming, Ontario, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We just returned from another 4 day great relaxing stay with Dixie and Andy. The room was as clean as ever and nothing changed. Would recommend anyone visiting Shipshewana stay here. Looking forward to returning

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We booked this hotel over the internet sight unseen, it was great, clean,quiet and inexpensive we traveled from NJ to NE and back and decided to stop in Shipshewanna we actually ended up booking another nigtht. The hotel is very very nice if you don't need all the expensive stuff you pay for in the big hotels. You walk alot... More

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

The room was very clean and the decor and furniture was really great. It is in a great position for exploring the area. We were unlucky to have a loud snorer in the next room so didn't sleep well. Also breakfast could have been a little better according to other reviews. There was only cereal and toast ,with a few... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We initially looked at Der Ruhe Blatz based on the price and then we looked at other reviews. We were surprised to see that this hotel gets such good reviews for being so cheap. We booked the room and we were happy to see that it was as good as everyone else says it is. Just know that if you... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This place was clean. It was quiet. It was inexpensive. Under $75. Average was under $65 for a queen bed. All no smoking inside. Nice breakfast. Waffles, biscuits and gravy, cereal and juice. Coffee or hot tea for breakfast til they locked the office for the night. The lady who owned the place was very accommodating. We needed to leave... More

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Address: 1195 S. Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Location: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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