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Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel

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800 South Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565 (Formerly The Amish Country Inn - Shipshewana Hotel)
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  • Location
    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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Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved the hotel. Very nice rooms. Great breakfast and the staff was very friendly. The area was fun. Need to go back when have more time. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Lots of shopping in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to try this hotel again . It was a water park before and different name.. glad we tried it again. Was a very nice relaxing night and staff was helpful in correcting the room to a King Room which we booked. Instead of the one we first got which was a king /queen room which ok but it... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been to Shipshewana in a while, and I knew that the Blue Gate Garden Inn had switched hands (formerly the Amish Country Inn). I had visited before, but with the water park, it was noisy, with lots of kids running the halls. What a transformation! The water park is gone, and has been replaced with a large, beautiful... More 

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Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hotel in a very friendly area. The staff is very friendly, and the rooms and common areas are spotless. The pool area was great and the hot tub was perfect. A very relaxing stay. In the morning the breakfast was one of the best we've had and included cooked to order Omelettes. Thanks to everyone at... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blue Gate Inn is a large property with good facilities but staff are at detached and a trifle bland. Good size rooms, but basic amenities such as bedroom slippers not provided. The breakfast though buffet was very ordinary. The low point of the breakfast was a horrible thin and dry handmade omelette made by Chef Veronica. Sorry. Not an... More 

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United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Facility is well kept but is in need for a remodeling upgrade. Was in town for a training seminar so it was a quick in and out. The buffet breakfast was not worth the price. My wife enjoyed shopping in the area. Great town to visit.

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Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blue Gate Garden inn primarily because they had accommodations for larger families (we stayed in the room with bunk beds). We really enjoyed our stay, and our kids really enjoyed the pool. The breakfast was great, and everyone was very friendly.

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Everything was nice and clean! Room was big and comfy. Pillows were very small. It would have been nice to have an on site restaurant. Staff were very nice. The pool had cool water so we did not use it much.

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Decatur, Indiana
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Bluegate Inn on Saturday, March 14th. We have stayed at the Bluegate before and it has always been nice. This stay was no exception. The hotel is clean and comfortable and the staff are GREAT. The breakfast bar was truly amazing. They had a huge breakfast area that felt more like a restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

it was really nice. we enjoyed ourselves. The staff was friendly and helpful. we were there for a concert at the shipshewana event center (part of the blue gate inn). The whole pkg. was put together extremely well.

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