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Der Ruhe Blatz Motel

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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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Merrillville, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was clean, but rooms very small. No extras and also poor breakfast selection.Amish do not own this Hotel.The Hotel was overall quiet, and a good place to rest. Language barrier with Front Desk Staff.

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Aurora Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A Motel with memories of motels from our childhood. Chairs outside to watch the buggies. Very clean rooms. Reasonable price. Continental breakfast in the main office. Quiet even though located on the main street. Definitely recommend!

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Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Convenient location for a Shipshewana stay. Right on the main highway. Clean, simple room. Last redecoration probably 20 years ago, although bathroom has been updated. Complementary breakfast was mainly carbs, so don't plan on it meeting your needs if you need to watch carbs. Priced for what you get.

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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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Middletown
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8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 helpful votes 5 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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