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The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana

Certificate of Excellence
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1175 N. Van Buren Street (Hwy 5), Shipshewana, IN 46565 (Formerly Country Inn & Suites Shipshewana)
The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Shipshewana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tonya A Sturgis, Michigan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sturgis, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would love to stay here again, my husband and I had the whirlpool room. The whirlpool was big enough for my husband and I, and my husband is very tall. The staff was great, they were polite and attentive to our need.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful stay. All the staff were so kind and attentive to any and all of our needs. The breakfast was amazing. I would recommend anyone visiting the area to stay at this fine establishment. Keep up the great service. We will be back soon.

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Greenville, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was the first visit to Shipshewana for my wife and I. I read previous reviews for the Van Buren Hotel, which were very positive. Other than a mix-up with the room cleaning list that resulted in our room not being "refreshed" between our two nights there, everything was very enjoyable. Our room was very nice, the staff was friendly... More 

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Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Every year my parents, 2 teens and I come to Shipshewanna as a start of the holiday season. We used to stay at the Essenhaus Inn which is a very nice motel. However, last year there was no room at the Inn. So we tried the Van Buren motel. It was great. This is our second year and we still... More 

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Sussex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I've stayed here before and will always choose The Van Buren Hotel when I go to Shipshewana. It's so clean and quiet. The front desk staff are very friendly and can answer any question you might have about the area. They apologized for not having the fresh baked cookies out when my friend and I checked in. Check in and... More 

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Chilton, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Traveling with my daughter-in-law and 4 month old granddaughter, we chose the Van Buren Hotel based on reviews. Breakfast was great with many choices. The room was very clean. We felt very safe and secure.

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Grass Lake, Michigan
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What a beautiful hotel. Great location wonderful wonderful hot breakfast greeted us in the morning. Super clean and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend this wonderful facility. This was three of us first time to Shipshewana we had a wonderful time and look forward to another visit.

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Hersey, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I would stay here again anytime. My friend was very pleased as well. Clean!!!! Everyone was friendly. Very nice hot breakfast with many choices. Comfortable beds and pillows. Quiet even though it had many other guests there. We couldn't have asked for a nicer experience. Close to all Shipshewana events.

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Belle River, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Love the area, the hotel was clean and the room was satisfactory, we rented a king suite but the couch was not comfortable, older and drab. The carpet needed a shampoo. The breakfast was the same prepared breakfast that you get in most motels, little taste but filling. Expected more from the area noted for great food and Superior quality... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was a very nice, quiet, clean and attractive hotel. It isn't as close to the center of town as the Bluegate, but it's still a great place to stay. It was quiet, the beds were clean; the comforters are white, which proves cleanliness more than any other color. The girl at the desk wasn't bubbling with friendliness, but she... More 

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