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Chicago, Illinois
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would rate this as a zero if possible. I won't go into too specific of details but the owners were terrible, they charge you fees for the most petty stuff (my friends had pretzels outside by their front door ... that constitutes a fee!?), they talked negatively about their "cleaning lady" the moment I checked in (reg flag!), they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment leave much.to be desired. The manager is rude and inconsiderate. The manager needs to spray for the brown recluse spiders.i found.in my cabin. The water temperature in the shower would not stay regular, it froze and scalded me whenever I used it. The boat we rented from here almost.left.us stranded in the middle of the.lake, ran like crappie... More 

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Goodfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 5 units for our large family gathering. Very clean, although we tracked in a lot of grit from the gravel lot! We used the pool, fire pit, grills, and kitchens. The single cottage sleeps the same as the bungalow, but kitchen is larger with full size fridge and table! Nice pontoon rental! Location easy to get to and... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Or family has stayed at the blue door cottages every year since 2009 and always found it to be very clean and accommodating. However this year we had several run ins with the manager. Although last year he was very pleasant to deal with – this year he was extremely irritable and caused a lot of conflict – spouting off... More 

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BlueDoorCottages, Manager at Blue Door Cottages, responded to this review

Sorry you felt that way. Some times my job can be very difficult. I can't stress enough how important it is to that you follow a few simple rules. Following the pool rules is not an option , leaving small children in the pool area will not be tolerated. It is a safety rule. Not my rule. We have no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay here. The cottage was very clean & modern, grounds were very well maintained as well as the pool. There were grills by each cabin and communal fire pits and picnic tables. I had read some past reviews that mentioned bugs, so I was worried, but it was not a problem at all.... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We come here for 4th of July every year. This is the only place we will stay when we are in Monticello. Clean cottages and plenty of room on the property for cookouts and relaxing with friends and family. We are planning on staying an extra day next year and renting the boat they offer. See you next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the cottages and I immediately fell in love. The cottages were so clean and adorable. The pool was crystal clear and well maintained. We had a very relaxing time and the staff was very accommodating. My 5 stars are well deserved. I will definitely be returning to this adorable hidden gem.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We visited the Blue Door Cottages this past fall with a large group of friends and had a great experience. The cottages are super clean and decorated so nicely. We were not able to utilize the pool or lake (due to cold weather) but if we were the location was perfect. Despite the weather we had a great time utilizing... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We spent a weekend at the Blue Door Cottages with a group of friends. What a hidden gem! The cottages are cozy and clean and the grounds are great to explore nature, sit around the fire pit, play a game of football or just watch the kids run around. Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

My family travelled here for a long weekend getaway, and we couldnt have been more pleased with Blue Door!! The cottage we stayed in had two bedrooms with three beds, and was perfect for my four member family. The Cottage was very clean, comfortable, and accomodating. The management was very friendly, and though we had no issues with our cottage,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Door Cottages

Address: 5212 N West Shafer Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-7194
Location: United States > Indiana > Monticello
Price Range: $98 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Door Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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