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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rooms were very comfortable and clean. Beds were comfortable. Loved the view of the water and so many things to do. We only stayed two nights and found it wasn't enough. We are going back next month and stay longer. Highly recommend the afternoon boat ride Dining: Breakfast was good and reasonably priced with healthy options. Supper was way over... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only a few miles over the Michigan-Indiana border and you are in an estate-like nature area complete with a hospitable Inn. The Potawatomi Inn is located within Pokagon State Park. The park boasts miles of trails, a refrigerated Toboggan Slide in winter, a lake with boat rentals, sandy beach, playground, beach volleyball, horse riding stables and bike rentals in the... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't bother. These are 4 small little burgers kinda like sliders but without the onions. I knew the burgers were going to be small and thin and asked the waitress to make sure the kitchen didn't overcook them. They came out more then done. Try well.done and dry. Don't bother with the Mexican buffet neither. What makes things worse is... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel, rooms, and area! We have been here many times and love it everytime! The have boat rentals, nature center, lots to do here! The people are very nice and the lake is so clear and beautiful!

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Thank Brittany C
Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are so grateful to have your family come back year-after-year! Thank you for your loyalty and admiration for the Potawatomi Inn. We sure do appreciate the nice comments! There are still plenty of sunny lake days to be enjoyed before summer ends. We hope you can join us for a couple! We have some great end of summer specials... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have held our family reunions at Pokagon State Park since the early 1960's.Just in the last couple of years we have stayed at the Inn. We love the rooms where we can all get together and visit and play games. This year several of us are spending two nights at the Inn.The are always friendly and try to help... More 

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Thank Janice S
Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the many compliments! Our staff works hard to make sure our guests are comfortable and happy throughout their stay. We look forward to serving your family for many years to come! More 

Cary, Illinois
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83 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family is annual visitors to Potawatomi Inn. There is so much to do here, game room, craft room, beach, water craft rentals of every variety. We love it. However, the hotel room carpets, bedding and draperies are extremely threadbare, so much so that we wonder about the cleanliness. I'm not saying they are not clean, just that as worn... More 

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Thank Tom W
Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are glad to hear your family comes back every year for a visit to the Potawatomi Inn! We would like to apologize for the poor experience in our dining room. We are continuously working to improve every area of the inn and we thank you for your feedback. The new mattresses will have new linens in the next couple... More 

Toledo, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got a last minute reservation and a discount rate also. Sometimes it pays to do a last minute getaway. Love this place. Rooms are great. Food is fabulous. People who work there are so friendly and nice. I will definitely be going back.

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Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

It sounds like you had a wonderful time! We love to hear that. We will have specials running all year round for whenever you are ready for your next quick getaway. You will not want to miss out on the gorgeous fall colors or toboggan fun this winter! More 

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a quick trip and enjoyed this inn very much. They had lots to offer, swimming pool, craft room, game room, small beach with watercraft activities for a very affordable fee. The room and grounds are spacious but we didn't do any hiking in the state park due to the heat. Enjoyed the buffet that had lots to offer.... More 

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Thank Jeffery M
Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us such a kind review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! We are constantly working on updates to modernize the inn, but keep the historic feel. Recently we have updated the Lonidaw Lounge, Fitness Room, Arcade, and Game Room. All of our overnight rooms have new mattresses and soon will have new bedding. As for the bathroom... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We book 10-12 rooms every summer for a family get together. I grew up camping at the campground so I think all the rooms at the inn are great! It is the most wonderful family friendly place we ever stayed. My personal favorite is the arts and craft room where your children (now grandchildren) can spend a few hours happily... More 

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Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

It is great to hear that your family enjoys coming to the inn each summer! We hope to continue to serve you for many years to come and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Columbus, Mississippi
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51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The Inn staff was over the top friendly. The rooms are clean but simple. Gift shop is open all night with complimentary and very good coffee available 24 hours. The view of the lake is spectacular but unfortunately this was a quick stay on the way to our canoe trip. Family friendly with plenty to do and see for everyone.

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Emily S, Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! We hope you will plan a longer visit soon. We have some great deals going on now with our centennial year in full swing. Birthday specials, July select date specials, and keep an eye out for some back to school specials coming in August. See full details and lists of our deals at Indianainns.com... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center is located in beautiful Pokagon State Park, on the shores of pristine Lake James, one of Indiana's largest lakes. Visitors will enjoy acres of outdoor recreational opportunities and all modern amenities. A historic structure, the Inn opened to the public in 1927. Many renovations and additions have added the modern conveniences that today's guests expect while preserving the historic importance of the Inn. The Inn features two restaurants. The Historic Dining Room is housed in the original historic section of the Inn and features a full menu and buffet service certain nights along with a bountiful Sunday Brunch. The Courtyard Cafe is a seasonal outlet that features quick service foods, our fresh baked pizza and ice cream. Guests can enjoy any one of the Inns many amenities including our craft room, where kids of all ages can create souvenirs to take home with them. Or if you are looking for a quiet place to read or do a puzzle in front of the fireplace, you can try the library or the Lonidow Lounge. Of course, the most popular amenity is the 1,600 acre Pokagon State Park with its miles of hiking and biking trails and not one, but two beaches. And don't think that we go dormant in the winter, from Thanksgiving weekend through the end of February the weekends come alive with the opening of the Toboggan Run which features two quarter mile refrigerated toboggan tracks that can reach speeds of 35 to 40 miles per hour! Come enjoy the Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, Indiana's year round playground! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center

Address: 6 Lane 100a Lake James, Angola, IN 46703-9591
Location: United States > Indiana > Angola
Price Range: $59 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 138
Also Known As:
Potawatomi Inn Hotel Angola
Potawatomi Hotel Angola
Potawatomi Resort Angola
Potawatomi Inn Resort
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