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Farmstead Inn
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Shipshewana
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
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“Won't Stay Anywhere Else!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2008

My mom and I have stayed here 12 times in the past 11 years, and the facility is just as clean, comfortable and welcoming as our first stay! The atmosphere is completely relaxed, the staff are phenomenal, the pool is first rate, and it's so CLEAN! Our tradition of visiting Shipshewana never gets old, and we never can wait to check in to the Farmstead. After 12 visits, we have our certain rooms that we prefer to stay in (for the advantage of the view, or being close to a side exit, or it being really quiet) and the staff don't hesitate to accommodate our specific requests. Suggestion: spring for a room with a jacuzzi tub! :)

  • Liked — Cleanliness and laid-back atmosphere
  • Disliked — No pets allowed
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2008

We had an amazing experience at the Farmstead. The setting and atmosphere of the motel is magnificent and all of the staff, housekeeping and desk were all extremely friendly. The proximity to all of the major attractions was very handy, with the world renowned flea market directly across the road. It was an interesting experience to see the way the Amish live and interact in the more modern world. The local restaurants were very nice with the Bluegate and the Essenhaus being our favourites. The Diner by the E and S bulk store was very nice too. A visit to the Rise and Roll bakery and the cheese factory were memorable experiences also. All and all we thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Farmstead and would easily recommend it to anyone.

Stayed August 2008
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2008

This is THE place to stay if you want to be close to all that is happening in Northern Indiana Amish Countyry as well as the Shipshewana area. My wife and I have had some bad experiences while staying at hotels in the past. My wife and I are very picky when it comes to the cleanliness of a hotel. The Farmstead Inn was very clean, from the front desk area to our room. For my wife to suggest we stay at the Farmstead Inn again on our next visit is saying a lot. For us, our stay was geared to learning more about the Amish. We really were very fortunate in that we met 2 Amish couples from Lancaster, PA who were in town for a wedding and staying at the Farmstead. We struck up a great conversation, as they were very hospitiable. By staying at the Farmstead you may very well have the same experience as us. In addition to that conversation with the couples from Pennsylvania, there was a large group of Amish people coming in for the night while we were checking in.
I highly recommend the Farmstead Inn while staying in Shipshewana, Indiana.

  • Liked — It was the cleanest hotel that my wife and I have ever stayed in.
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Farmstead Inn
Address: 370 S Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN 46565
Location: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Shipshewana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Farmstead Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 153
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Farmstead Inn is located in the heart of Northern Indiana Amish Country. The architecture is patterned after local homesteads and contains 153 spacious and comfortable guest rooms. Our large, well-appointed Inn was designed to offer the feel of a quaint, old farmhouse while offering the modern comforts our guests expect including Free hot continental breakfast, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, ping pong, basketball and conference center facilities for up to 550. Each room is complete with an HD DirecTV package, refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker. It's an easy stroll from the Inn to the many local shops and attractions, including the Shipshewana Trading Place Auction & Flea Market during the summer season. Amenities include hot continental breakfast, free wireless Internet, indoor pool and hot tub, a recreation building and several comfy seating areas with fireplaces. Let our staff welcome you home, to the Farmstead Inn. Across from the famous Shipshewana Flea Market and nearby Shipshewana's downtown shopping and dining district. ... more   less 
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