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Iris Garden Cottages & Suites
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Plainwell, MI
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Perfect weekend again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Our annual sisters weekend was wonderful again this year! We always stay in the "Heart of Nashville" cottage. It is a perfect spot for us. We can walk a few short blocks to all the stores, come back to our room, drop our goodies, and shop some more! The owners, Matt and Amy are absolutely wonderful! They make their guests feel like family. They are always willing to to help with anything you need, even an emergency car repair! Thanks again, Matt! And...Matt is a very talented artist! Even if you don't stay in one of their cottages, you really should check out their art gallery! We are already anxiously waiting for September 2014.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Matt G, Owner at Iris Garden Cottages & Suites, responded to this review, December 7, 2013
Aww Shucks Ladies, thanks for the complement! You know you are always welcome. Come visit again soon.
Matt (and Amy)
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

My friend and I just spent two days in Nashville, IN at the Iris Garden "Heart of Nashville" cabin and found it to be just delightful. The property is somewhat "rustic" which added to our overall adventure. Location couldn't be better -- right downtown where we could walk to almost everything and come back for "rests" if need be. The owners are absolutely fabulous -- so willing to help with anything and everything we needed. One caution: this is probably NOT the place for a "family gathering" as there is very little for young ones to do but we "older folks" loved every minute of it and certainly will return.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

Six friends from grade school (45 years ago) all got together for the first time in over 20 years and stayed at Iris Garden Cottage for the best weekend. Wonderful location in downtown Nashville IN. The "Girlfriends Getaway" had everything we needed and even more. Days after we checkout one of us realized she left her Kindle in one of the bedrooms. I called Amy and she found the Kindle. Wonderful staff. We had such a great time we plan to come back next year. Sleeps 7 with 2 bathrooms. Jo Ann - Bloomington

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

We stayed in one of these cottages a couple of months ago and loved it. It was spacious and had more than we needed in the way of bedrooms and amenities. The staff is amazingly friendly and willing to help you with whatever you need. We even got upgraded free of charge due to a change in booking! We definitely recommend the Iris Garden Cottages to anyone staying in Nashville.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

I was just there over the weekend and had an wonderful time. It was very peaceful and close to everything. Our cottage was near a food court but no one messed with the cottage and was quite. The staff was wonderful and very helpful. I would definitly be back. Fyi there was not an fitness center.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

I stayed at Iris Garden Cottages early this month. What a find! The location is just perfect and the cozy cottages are lovely. Then you meet the staff and there hospitality sets the bar high. It felt as though Amy were welcoming us into her home. She was sure to let us know that we should not hesitate to call if we needed anything. She shared with us some of her favorite dining spots and let us know that Irene in the rock shop would also be happy to assist if we need anything. Can't wait to plan another visit!!! What a very quaint and cozy setting!!!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

My sisters and I stayed in the "Heart of Nashville" two weeks ago. The only thing going for Iris Gardens is that it's walking distance to the shops and restaurants in Nashville. The website photos are very deceiving, however. No privacy- the bedrooms are without doors! We are glad we thought to bring our own toiletries and hair dryer, as there were none provided. We were assured we had free wi-fi, but there was zero reception, unless we stood outside! This is NOT the place to stay if you are in need of assistance; we had to carry our bags down steep steps after parking behind the place. I hope to visit Nashville again in the future, but I plan to stay elsewhere.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Matt G, Owner at Iris Garden Cottages & Suites, responded to this review, November 14, 2013
I'm so sorry that you and your sisters had less than an excellent experience during your stay with us. I'm glad that you were happy with the location of your unit that is as its' name implies, in "THE HEART OF NASHVILLE". I sure wish you had let us know that you needed help with your luggage, as I would have been more than happy to help you. My apologies for apparently not offering. We have any toiletries that you might need if you would have just let us know that you had a need. We work our hardest to make your stay great, but I'm afraid that we can't go back in time and fix something that you didn't make us aware of. Thank you for pointing out to us that the Wifi signal was not strong enough to be used inside your unit. As you will certainly remember, I immediately drove to Bloomington to buy a new Wifi router and also bought a signal extender while I was there to enhance the signal even better than it had been. As you will also remember, when I connected the new system it was not compatible with our computer system. Sometimes, try as you may, problems occur. I'm sorry it occurred during your visit. Check every one of our other comments and you will realize that we REALLY TRY HARD to make our customers happy. I truly am sorry that we were just not able to make you and your sister (that left the only other bad review that we've had) happy. We are happy though that your nephew, that had stayed in the same unit just before you, liked it so much that he recommended it to you. We hope your next visit is a happy one.
Sincerely,
Matt (and Amy) Gray
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Property: Iris Garden Cottages & Suites
Address: 79 N van Buren St, Nashville, IN 47448-7029
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Location: United States > Indiana > Nashville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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Ranked #3 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Nashville
Number of rooms: 5

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