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The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The check in experience was terrible. The young woman at the desk was unwilling to accommodate my request even though it was the result of a hotel error. The manager was "in a meeting" and therefore wouldn't address my concerns. Although several people were checking in around 2:45 pm this woman refused to give out any keys until 3:00 on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived to signs in the lobby, welcoming our group of 50 people. The hotel was fully booked, but had my 25 room cards ready at 12:30 so we could stop by and pick up the cards prior to our afternoon activities in Shipshewana. We had nice-sized rooms, comfortable beds, and a wonderful breakfast.

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Thank Nancy S
Detroit, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Van Buren Hotel several times before. Last Saturday, we were surprised and disappointed at the poor customer service that was delivered! First, the fire alarm went off at around 1am. We understand that this happens, sometimes. The next morning, however, the whole breakfast experience was terrible! The juice machine was broken, the coffee machine was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After many nice stays after ND football games, the last stay was really, really bad. Fire alarm went off three times (once at 2am). Much breakfast equipment (waffle maker, coffee machine) was not working. We asked for someone to call us to discuss, but no one did and no one really seemed to care about the lack of quality. A... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel on 9/2/16 through Expedia. On 9/16/16 we called the hotel to advise we would be checking in late on 9/17/16. We gave them our itinerary, booking information and they stated there was no reservation for us. I explained we had book through Expedia and our confirmation of the booking had been received. They stated Expedia did... More 

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Thank Sheila M
Kentwood, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister, my son, and I stayed here while traveling in the area.The Van Buren Hotel is close to where all the action is in Shipshewana. We were pleasantly surprised to find that it was reasonably priced. The staff was friendly. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good and plentiful. We are glad we stayed here. It... More 

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Thank LoriG619
Liberty Center, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

My sister and I stayed at the Van Buren and were not disappointed. The room had 2 queen beds, was very clean and fresh smelling. The bathroom was also bigger than expected. Our room had a refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, iron, etc. The breakfast was tasty and filling. It was a nice place to return to after a day of... More 

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Thank Linda M
Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Stayed here 3 years ago when it was Country Inn & Suites and it was great then! Even better now with a staff that is truly amazing. From check in, very clean room, comfortable bed, good and hot breakfast every day, coffee and tea which is kept fresh 24/7 to check out, can't say enough. We really enjoyed one of... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We stayed two nights. The room, lobby and surrounding area were spotless. The buffet breakfast included was very good. The TV was a little on the small side but the air conditioner worked great and the beds were soft but comfortable. The pool area was clean with a patio with picnic table which we took advantage of. Overall, a very... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Clean and comfortable room. This hotel had a very nice staff that was very helpful. Good breakfast with lots of choices. Just a little north so you have to drive back to town but plenty of parking downtown so doesn't matter that it is out of town.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Van Buren Hotel is the ideal place to stay while visiting the Shipshewana area. Our exceptional service and hospitality is among the best in town. We offer a full, hot complimentary breakfast, free wireless internet, along with many other fine amenities. Come, stay, and enjoy The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana where our family serves your family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana

Address: 1175 N van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8746 (Formerly Country Inn & Suites Shipshewana)
Location: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range: $95 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Country Inn Shipshewana
Shipshewana Country Inn
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