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Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Person at the front desk was very friendly and was very helpful with some suggestions and directions. Room was very clean, nothing fancy. Shared a table with other people at breakfast in the morning. Talked and laughed with them, can't ask for anything better.

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North Port, Florida
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My husband and I stayed here on a Tuesday night. It came to about $106 with tax, any other night is $68 or so, but was told because of the flea market it's higher rate. Still, the price is to high, especially since the flea market isn't anything special. The lady on the phone I made reservations with was very...

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Tunapuna, Trinidad
Reviewed 20 August 2015

My husband and I spent one night at Der Ruhe Blatz, travelling from Illinois to New York. Reception was super friendly and efficient, and the lady was quick to help out with recommended eateries in town. Our room was spotlessly clean with a little bar fridge, useful to stow some of the items we bought while traveling. A heater kept...

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Silver Creek
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here twice before and had exactly the same experience. The room was very clean and decorated in the sort of style you expect in Shipshewanna with heavy oak furniture. The staff are efficient,but not super friendly. It is quiet, comfortable and a great location for visiting the Amish country.

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NEW BREMEN
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Enjoyed a 2 night stay in this quaint little motel with 5 other friends. There is a small social room where a nice breakfast is available. Which we also used in the evening to play cards & other games. There is furniture outside to enjoy the evening watching traffic & buggies go by. The rooms are nicely decorated with Amish...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Like everyone else, it seems, the first thing I noticed about Der Ruhe Blatz on both my visits (July 2014 and June 2015) was the extreme cleanliness of the rooms. They really take excellent care of the place, and the care shows. The rooms are well equipped with fridge and microwave, and they recently did some remodeling (new floors in...

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2Thank JimInLoganSquare
Arroyo Grande, California
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Traveling alone this past May I booked a room at the Der Ruhe Blatz, in Shipshewana, Ind. First thing, when I walked into the room was that it smelled so very clean!!! I read that the building and all the furnishings were built by local Amish and it was cozy and safe and lovely! Free Wi-Fi, I was able to...

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3Thank Krebsy724
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Thinking this would be run by Amish and have a good breakfast was very upsetting. The manager was a foreign person who spoke questionable English. We had to eat our breakfasts uptown. Very small - will not return.

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4Thank Carol B
Merrillville, Indiana
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Hotel was clean, but rooms very small. No extras and also poor breakfast selection.Amish do not own this Hotel.The Hotel was overall quiet, and a good place to rest. Language barrier with Front Desk Staff.

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1Thank scondos
Aurora Indiana
Reviewed 26 February 2015

A Motel with memories of motels from our childhood. Chairs outside to watch the buggies. Very clean rooms. Reasonable price. Continental breakfast in the main office. Quiet even though located on the main street. Definitely recommend!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built by 16 Amish families it's called the "The Rest Place" and with all there is to see and do in our quaint little town, you'll be ready to kick off your shoes at the end of the day and settle in for a quiet night. Each of the 30 rooms feature all oak furniture built by the local Amish families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Der Ruhe Blatz Motel

Address: 1195 S. Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Region: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range: €66 - €102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Der Ruhe Blatz Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“We like one of the end rooms. That is our preference but any room I feel are all very comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles 623dianeb, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We reserved the handicap room so if someone has difficulty this room is perfect!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 738marlah, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want to stay in a clean and quite hotel I would recommend this one.”
 of 5 bubbles lisas981, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you use wifi tell them to put you close to the router.”
 of 5 bubbles RoyH78, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask to not be next to the maintenance room”
 of 5 bubbles icemodeled, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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