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Looking Glass Inn

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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.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Full view
64Somewhat walkable
Grade: 64 out of 100
87Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
29Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews butler's pantry willow room bed and breakfast minute walk selection of dvds raisin bread updated bathroom plenty of storage boiled eggs whirlpool tub definitely stay here again the ground floor two nights pleasant stay downtown indy star hotel popcorn
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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...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank katew982
Response from Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass InnResponded 18 December 2016

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!

Reviewed 1 November 2016

We paid for my daughter and son in law for two nights, bought the Sparkling package for $50 which was to include wine, no wine ever appeared, just two small chocolate cakes, two massages booked at $100 each were not scheduled by them and could...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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Response from Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass InnResponded 3 November 2016

Our breakfast on the morning in question consisted of Brandy Pumpkin Pancakes accompanied by sausage patties and our full breakfast buffet (cereals, oatmeals, boiled eggs, fruit selection, yogurt, teas, coffee, juices and breakfast bars). Our guests all raved about the special seasonal menu that morning....More

Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a quaint bed and breakfast in an interesting neighborhood that is living on its past reputation. There was no heat in the room and the outside temperature was in the 50's. We were told to close the bathroom door, really? The are no...More

Date of stay: September 2016
2  Thank RusPat_704
Response from Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass InnResponded 9 October 2016

Please rest assured that all of our rooms have heating and cooling. At this time of year (Autumn) temperatures vary greatly from morning to evening. We are constantly adjusting thermostats for our guests comfort. Please let us know in the future if you are uncomfortable...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed at the Looking Glass Inn for 3 nights in September to celebrate an Anniversary and attend the Colts game on Sunday. We really enjoyed our stay in the Crimson Room. The room included a recently updated bathroom with good water temperature and shower...More

Date of stay: September 2016
2  Thank myoung30
Response from Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass InnResponded 15 September 2016

Taking the time to write us such a glowing review is much appreciate! Come back and visit again soon.

Reviewed 10 August 2016

A couple of days before we arrived, we were emailed to check our arrival time and asked about any special arrangements we wanted, which was a nice touch. We were a couple of hours early, but this didn't seem to be a problem. On arrival,...More

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank Alis0n_Mark
Response from Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass InnResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and share with our future guests!

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26 July 2016|
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Response from Villa I | Property representative |
Our Inn is pet free! Please call our reservation desk at 317-639-9550 to book your room. Thanks!
20 December 2015|
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All rooms have TV's and the property has free wifi throughout.
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26 October 2014|
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We have 2 twin bed in the Hideaway as well as a king bed in the room.
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"Gold Room has a very new looking update with whirlpool tub"
18 Mar 2018
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"Crimson Room was nice for a couple."
28 Aug 2017
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"Do not stay here in cool or cold weather"
3 Oct 2016
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"they offer a great break room with access to free water, coffee, soda and snacks throughout the day and..."
30 Jul 2016
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US$115 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesIndianaIndianapolis
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