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Looking Glass Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived for a business trip and a four day stay on Monday. I was called to see when I would arrive. They knew when I would be there. Walked in and stood in the foyer for 15 minutes. Decided to call. Got a recording so I called a second number. Another recording. Finally the "inn keeper" shows up. Shows me...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

We are disheartened that this forum is used to disseminate inaccurate information. We would like to respond to and clear up misinformation. We are an historic bed and breakfast inn located in downtown Indianapolis. We have been serving 1000's and 1000's of guests for the last 18 years and have made them by far and away very happy. Our repeat...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Looking Glass Inn while in town from Nashville, TN for a truck show. Let me start by saying I am not usually comfortable in big cities and this was the PERFECT place for me to relax after three long days of crowds and exploring the beautiful Indianapolis!! It's perfectly located close to anything we...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Your wonderfully kind review is very much appreciated! We enjoyed meeting you too. It's always fun to make the acquaintance of people from all over the country! We think Indy is wonderful too - so thanks for letting everyone in on our Midwest secret. We look forward to seeing you at our other 2 inns.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

No one was there when I came to check in, my room had peeling paint, the toilet seat fell off in my hand when I went to open it, the shower barely worked. When I went to bed, there was loud classical music playing so I couldn't sleep. At 10:30 I finally went out to ask someone to turn it...

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Indiana
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was a wonderful surprise, well-located in a quaint neighborhood in Indianapolis. Tim and Fonda were lovely hosts, the accommodations were delightful, and the free parking was a nice "extra!" We will definitely stay here again when we visit In Indy!

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We love our innkeepers too!! See you next visit.

New York, NY
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We were traveling from NYC to SE Missouri to visit family at Christmas and Indianapolis was just past midway for us. We arrived after the host left at 10pm and they had excellent instructions for how to get in—and as I was getting over the flu, I REALLY needed to get upstairs and into bed! The room was clean and...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Your gracious compliments are much appreciated. How fantastic that you remembered to review us even over the holidays! We hope to host you again on your next trip through Indy. FYI-the innkeepers live on site and had just gone to bed. If you need them, they are glad to help even after hours.

Smithville, Indiana
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a brief Valentines get away and had such a great stay here. Tim and Fonda were so kind and welcoming and her breakfast was delicious! I highly recommend this beautiful B&B!! The antiques are gorgeous and the location is superb if you want to be out of the hustle and bustle of downtown Indy but...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your Valentine's Day with us! Maybe you can make it a tradition ;)! We are seriously happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Overall, my wife and I enjoyed our stay here at the Looking Glass Inn. We stayed in the Green room. The Inn itself was cute- definitely an old home, which we enjoyed. It seems pretty well kept but still has some of the old home quirks, not necessarily a bad thing. Everything seemed pretty clean. They have a nice snack...

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Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Looking Glass Inn possesses a warmth and charm that surpassed our expectations for a B&B. The mansion itself is decorated with cozy artwork and floor carpets on hardwood floors that create a sense of homeyness the moment you walk in. Our room was impeccably clean and elegantly styled and the innkeepers were very friendly and knowledgeable about the surrounding...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

You are the best Jessica & Virgil! We look forward to hosting you for years to come. We hope your next trip is soon. Thank you for letting our Bed and Breafkast community know about the Looking Glass - much appreciated!

Muncie, Indiana
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a continuation of the review started in a review of Stone Soup Inn. After a terrible start, our visit changed direction thanks to Tim who manages this b&b with his wife Fonda. He graciously showed us every room in the place and we chose the Rose room. All the rooms are nice, but this one was particularly spacious...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

We were happy to accommodate you and turn your disappointment into a great trip. We do offer the same service and accommodation standards at all of our properties. We hope to see you on your next visit to Indy!

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed as attended event at Indy's convention centre, which was a 20 minute walk away. I arrived quite late on the evening of check-in but Tim was very welcoming & gave me a mini-tour of the beautiful house. Stayed in the Gold Room, which was very comfortable. Felt a bit chilly first night but an extra heater was added,...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words! I will let the innkeepers know how much you enjoyed your stay. We couldn't have written a better review ourselves. Most appreciated!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1905, The Looking Glass Inn is located in the heart of the city’s Old Northside; an area that was home to the principal leaders of Indianapolis during the turn of the twentieth century. It was Elizabeth Gates, wife of a wholesale grocery merchant, who erected this Free Classic style mansion while living here until 1907. The Inn boasts 7 fabulous guestrooms all with private baths. A complimentary Butler's Pantry stocked with snacks and beverages is offered with every room as well as breakfast daily. The Looking Glass Inn opened its doors in February 1999 after the Life family purchased, fully renovated and tastefully redecorated the home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Looking Glass Inn

Address: 1319 N New Jersey St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2621
Region: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range: €113 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Looking Glass Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Do not stay here in cool or cold weather”
RusPat_704, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“they offer a great break room with access to free water, coffee, soda and snacks throughout the day and evening.”
J6207ORdanielm, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“wIlliow room was lovely but shower fiddly”
DebsGYorkshire, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The ground floor room was good, there is no elevator.”
Rosie988, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a front room, the Willow room which was in the front, no noise from the street. A quiet neighborhood.”
ewhite0640, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
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