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The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana

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3.0 of 5
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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
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Oxford, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 5/8, the pool was closed otherwise I would have given it a 5. The room was very clean, one of the cleanest we've ever stayed in! The breakfast was good for free. The lady that was tending the breakfast area was very attentive. We really enjoyed the town, would recommend E&S sales I would call it an... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights. The room was never serviced. Returned after a day of sightseeing to an unmade bed, etc. Although we received an apology at the front desk, I requested some money back because I paid full price but did not receive full service. Was told the manager would call me. The manager never called. So this tells me... More 

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Wanatah, Indiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is fairly new and and is very quiet. We stayed on the second floor. Ask for a room on the backside of the hotel as it overlooks an open field. You can hear the horses pulling the buggies in and out of town from your window! Descent breakfast selection. Nice pool. Great stay!

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Norton Shores, MI
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18 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We have been to Shipshewana many times, but this was our first time staying in a hotel here. We selected this hotel because of the reviews on TripAdvisor. We stayed for two nights and found it to be clean and comfortable for our needs. The price of $99 per night was well worth our stay. We were very impressed with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This hotel is the best when looking for something clean, quiet & roomy. You couldn't hear other people going down the hall or anything. Beds & pillows very comfortable slept all Nite. I don't know bout the breakfast cause I didn't eat. Less than 2 miles from Amish shops & stores. The only negative thing is I got here bout... More 

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Sturgis, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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 February 25, 2015

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
17 helpful votes 17 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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8 helpful votes 8 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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