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Mishawaka, Indiana
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41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

My husband and I love the Scholars Inn B&B. It is a treasure and good value. We love the Caleb Mills Suite. There is a fountain inside the room! The breakfast was plentiful and delicious! Snacks, coffee, tea, and water are always available!

Thank dkoscher
terre haute, IN
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123 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is a really lovely little restaurant in Bloomington. The food is excellent, but the servers can be a bit obnoxious if they feel you are not properly attired. Which is ridiculous in Bloomington, Indiana.

1 Thank susiespy
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2016

A lovely weekend with our gracious host, Keri, who was receptive to our every need. A lovely home with lovely owners. We visited and rented the home for graduation. A convenient and very comfortable base for our stay. One of the best stays in Bloomington by far.

1 Thank micheleh650
Irvine, California
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70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

This is an older property; the rooms are well appointed and have a historical feel to them, though there are modern amenities (e.g., wifi, television, phone). Owner was pleasant to deal with. Room came with certificate for breakfast/brunch one day at the nearby Bakehouse. We enjoyed our stay.

Thank Mark H
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2015

I stayed at Scholars Inn for the first time and I will definitely be back. The bed was very comfortable and the pillows were plentiful! The room I had, the Henry Beacher Suite, was very nicely decorated but it was the only room that did not have an in-suite bath! It did have a private bath in the hall which... More 

Thank TrippinTim
Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2015

If your standards demand super modern accommodations then the Scholars is not for you. If you like something that does not conform to the generally soulless experiences afforded by the modern motel, then you might be interested. This was the first leg of our Big Beer Adventure (East) from Chicago to the OBX and we were happy that Scholars is... More 

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was the second time I've stayed at Scholars Inn. The first time I had to leave so early in the morning that I did not get to have the breakfast, and always wondered what I missed. I missed a lot! On this visit, I invited two local guests to join me ($15 for each extra person), and we all... More 

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Angola, Indiana
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Avoid this property. As a location and facility Scholar’s Inn is adequate. We stayed there several times. We will never be back. With regard to the handling of reservations and booking, you are taking high risk. Confirmed reservations may suddenly disappear. This was my experience. Confirmed reservations for a major milestone event for ourselves and another couple suddenly were no... More 

Thank Bucket_lister411
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very friendly staff, convenient location, and great brunch! Just an overnight stay to attend a wedding, but wish we could have stayed longer! Large, comfortable room, although without an en suite bathroom we had to use one down the hall that was dedicated to our room with a separate key. Since we were there over a Saturday night and they... More 

Thank Phil W
Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Don't let the grounds distract you. Although the grounds may look a bit unkempt, what's inside the B&B is worth it. Spent four days here, and the staff couldn't have been more hospitable! Welcoming and more than accommodating! I was made to feel right at home. This was my first B&B experience, and i think it spoiled me. I hope... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

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Address: 801 N. College, Bloomington, IN 47404
Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Scholars Hotel Bloomington
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Back rooms quieter. All rooms and baths lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles micheleh650, May 11, 2016 | Read review
“Look on the website. Most rooms are upstairs, but one or two are on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles deborahpN2442WE, Oct 19, 2015 | Read review
“We loved our room right off the kitchen but next time will try and book the other room on first floor that has french doors to the patio.”
 of 5 bubbles DianaR962, Jun 1, 2015 | Read review
“I would avoid the room across from the detached bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles KathiC382, May 5, 2015 | Read review
“I would probably avoid the one downstairs room (Garden Room) as it is right next to the entrance hall. Also not all rooms have ensuite bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Kalindanya, Mar 3, 2015 | Read review
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