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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Columbus, Mississippi
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46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This hotel was average... not bad, but not great. The rooms were small and dated, but adequate. Ventilation systems worked well, but were loud and old. Our room had a nice lake view, but was well worn and didn't appear to have many modern updates. The bathroom was pretty old and worn, but it sufficed. The hotel was really nice,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to thoroughly review the Potawatomi Inn and Pokagon State Park. We appreciate your many compliments, and we will continue to update the hotel with modern amenities while keeping the historic feel of the Inn. We constantly have projects in the works to update areas of the hotel. We hope that you will be able... More 

Westfield, United States
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

What a fantastic place to stay. Right on the lake, swimming, hiking, paddle boats, sand volleyball court, outdoor kids jungle gym, toboggan run, etc. All right inside of the Pokagon Indiana state park. Building is very nice and well kept. Staff was very nice but at peek check-in times expect long lines. Cleaning and stocking of consumables was low; leftover... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit to Pokagon State Park and the Potawatomi Inn. I appreciate your honest feed back, but I'm disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your room. We pride ourselves on having a clean and well kept facility and I apologize that you did not experience us at our best. I will be addressing your... More 

Fort Wayne
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We rented a Kid Suite for 2 nights. The accomodations were clean, comfortable. There are a lot of unique touches: a fish tank holding local fish, hummingbird feeders, rocking chairs, adirondack chairs on top of the hill, a campfire near the beach, boats to rent, and SO MUCH NATURE! There is a grocery store, a Kohls and a Dollar Tree... More 

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Rob P, General Manager at Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review, we work hard every day, week month and year to provide accommodations that everyone will enjoy. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to Pokagon State Park and Potowatami Inn. We have gone to Turkey Run State Park and Lodge every Fall for 15 years, and now believe we will be coming to Pokagon every Winter and Summer, too! Two beaches, an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, a toboggan run during the winter, and trails galore make this the... More 

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

That is great to hear that you will be visiting us regularly! Check out indianainns.com to see a full list of the events and specials we have going on year round. More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had a patio "suite". Typically, one would expect a suite to have a refrigerator. That is not the case. There is a microwave and coffee pot, but no refrigerator. Check-in and check-out take a long time because there is only one person manning the front desk. There are no king size beds in the whole resort. The big issue... More 

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

Thank you for visiting the Potawatomi Inn and for taking the time to voice your concerns. I apologize that your room was not what you were expecting. We are working on updating various areas of the inn at this time including: new mattresses and bedding, new luggage carts, and updating/modifying several other areas of the inn. I hope you will... More 

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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We stay at the Inn for the atmosphere and the pool. They also have cabins not far away. Also there is a campground for RV and campers. There are so many things to do: hiking,horse back riding, the nature center, the playgrounds, and all the open areas to just lay in the grass and watch the clouds go by. The... More 

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

Wow, thank you for the 5 star review! We have some great events happening here at the Potawatomi Inn in the next couple months. We will have Yoga on the Beach on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday morning starting in June and throughout the summer. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will be here Wednesday, June 29th playing their annual Patriotic Pops Concert... More 

Shelby, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We chose a historical older room with double beds. Basic, but clean and served our needs. Nice views and amenities on the property. Beautiful lobby and nice large patio overlooking lake. Common areas to enjoy with friends.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Potawatomi Inn. We truly appreciate your kind words and hope that you will return again soon for some of our summer activites. New this summer we have a saddle barn package to add some adventure to any stay! It includes overnight accommodations, dinner, and a guided horseback ride through the park... More 

Happy Jack
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57 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This resort is situated on a lovely lake and has fantastic ambiance. Settled in the woods, with lots of hiking trails, wonderful meals and quiet comfortable rooms. Great place to have a wedding, reunion, or just a fun family vacation.

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

Thank you for a great review! We hope you will visit us again this summer to experience lake life at it's best. We have a variety of boats for rent Memorial Day through Labor day including: rowboats, pontoons, paddle boards, paddle boats, and kayaks. You can also lay in the sun, swim, or build a sand castle on one of... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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 LN 100A Lake James, Angola, IN 46703
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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