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The Inn at Irwin Gardens

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608 5th St, 3635 Woodside Drive, Columbus, IN 47201-6853
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Clermont, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The home now an Inn was last renovated in 1910 and is a fine a specimen of a Victorian movie set as I have seen. The wooden paneling and detail are nicer than those we saw in most of our recent travels. The decor is beautiful and nice enough we will stay at the Inn on our next jaunt north.... More 

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West Lafayette
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312 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We’d been curious about Irwin Gardens since it opened as a B&B in 2010. The 1910 Edwardian mansion with its unique sunken formal garden is located adjacent to the Henry Moore arch sculpture and the First Christian Church which began Columbus’ reputation for architecture in 1942. The mansion and garden give you a bit of a Downton Abbey experience. Rooms... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We were the only guests so we were invited to play "lord and lady of the manor" ! We arrived just as wine was being served in the library where we sat and relaxed after a long days drive, with a view of the formal gardens. After dinner at a restaurant that was walking distance we walked the garden. Then... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Three sisters came to Columbus after an 85th birthday celebration of an aunt near Indianapolis. We choose to stay at the Inn because it is an actual home from the early 1900's, and maintains even the original plumbing (which is decidedly quirky). The furnishings and the ambiance make you feel like you are living in that time, so if you... More 

Thank lmoul
Troy, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We try to stay at interesting places when we travel. We could have stayed at a big chain hotel but we thought it would be fun to stay at a place steeped in history. We were visiting Columbus to see the architectural sites. That this B&B is connected to this history made the trip more interesting. It is lovely and... More 

Thank Lorie D
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10 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

The B&B itself is simply incredible. The grounds are spacious and interesting. The town itself has many local bars and eateries that are easily within walking distance. And like the Irwin gardens mansion, the town is filled with outstanding architecture. Just like the huge gorgeous library right next door. And this is a smaller town, mind you, but the upkeep... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The Owners and Inn Keeper have done everything possible to maintain this historical property as a gracious, comfortable B & B. The gardens are charming and well-kept. It's a perfect site for a wedding or other special event - especially with a spa on the site. I want to stay in every room! Columbus itself is full of surprises-leave time... More 

Thank Jill C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

This GORGEOUS house is stunningly beautiful in every possible way. I met up with old and new friends in the innsitting industry to share information. My room was the JW Irwin room on the top floor. Comfortable in every way. Memory foam mattress with soft pillows assured a nice night's sleep. The grounds are stunning even when not in bloom.... More 

Thank Lydia O
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48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

This quaint bed and breakfast is just amazing. This is our second year to stay and we decided to go for the suite. I just want to say this suite is AMAZING. The views, the sitting room, the kitchen, etc. felt like I had been transferred back in time. My wife and I started out meeting Sarah. She remembered that... More 

Thank Rob L
Memphis, Tennessee
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

The Inn Keeper, Sarah, greeted us very warmly as we arrived, and told us much of the history of the mansion built in 1864, the family, and gave us free reign as "Lorn & Lady" of the manner for the evening. There was wine and snacks available, coffee and tea in the room and common areas, and a nice breakfast... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This majestic, historic home and gardens in downtown Columbus, Indiana is a spectacular get-away for relaxing or celebrating a special event. Come spend a weekend and enjoy being walking distance from the Columbus Visitor's Center and architectural tour, Zaharako's old-fashioned soda fountain, and world-class restaurant fare and pubs. An experience like you just stepped back from the past and lived as the elite of the early 19th century! A full-service spa is onsite and waiting to relieve your stress! Leave feeling rejuvenated! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Irwin Gardens

Address: 608 5th St, 3635 Woodside Drive, Columbus, IN 47201-6853
Location: United States > Indiana > Columbus
Price Range: $216 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Irwin Gardens 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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