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Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel

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Fowler, Indiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything was amazing! Wasn't sure if the package deal would be worth it even though it was the most popular one but it was and now I understand why it is so popular. Hotel, Dinner, Concert, Breakfast, Gift Basket, Gift Certificate was GREAT! Will do this again without a doubt! Hotel maintenance man even helped us with some tools to...

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Wayland, Michigan
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our room was wonderful,very clean,beds were very comfortable,breakfast was great,nice quiet place,everything was great,couldn't ask for anything to be better,love this place,staff is very friendly,will be staying here again

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Decatur, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Blue Gate Inn several times over the years and I have always rated our stay as a 5 star experience. However, this time I can't, and honestly it's not really any fault of the motel or staff. Our big problem during our most recent stay was the young children who were RUNNING/STOMPPING up and down...

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Goshen, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have used this facility for the past three years for similar events and its great! Most of the staff is awesome as well, but had a few disappointing experiences with some this visit. 1. In all the business retreats I have been a part of at this facility we have always had cloths on our tables. So, when I...

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Atwood
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I grew up near Nappanee but this was my first trip to Shipshawana in probably 30 years. I must say I was very impressed. Clean room, great breakfast buffet, quiet, and a very friendly & helpful staff. The convenience of the theater right next to the hotel was really nice as well. I loved the ice cream shoppe right in...

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United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this motel several times over the last few years, and it is always a pleasure staying here! They have an ice cream bar in the evenings on Friday and Saturday. Breakfast was awesome, omelets made to order! Everything at this motel is wonderful!

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Huntington, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very pretty inn, nice indoor pool and hot tub. Peaceful. Love the fact that you can walk to the event center. Beds are comfortable, rooms are clean and spacious. 1 free bottle of water too! Included breakfast was delicious, made to order omelets!

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Mason, Michigan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean rooms, yummy breakfast with a great value!! My husband & I came down for the night. We saw Craig Morgan in concert at the Events Center next door. We just walked across the parking lot! No crowds!! We will definitely be back!!

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Tecumseh, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff is great, friendly and very helpful. Our room was very cleanand comfortable. Breakfast was amazing. The lady making omelets is amazing. The young lady working in the ice cream is too! Wish i had gotten her name. They both deserve extra pay!!!

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Thank you...please come again

Waldron, Indiana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our Room was very nice. The breakfast buffet was excellent. This was our first time staying in this hotel although we visit Shipshewana at least once a year. We will return to this hotel in the future.

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Thank you for your business we'll see you soon

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Gate Garden Inn Shipshewana is located in the heart of Northern Indiana and is located within walking distance of all the major attractions, shopping and dining in Shipshewana. Stays include our FAMOUS full hot country breakfast buffet, free wireless internet and access to an indoor pool, hot-tub, fitness room and more.The entire hotel is non-smoking and guest room amenities include TV with premium cable, wireless Internet, free local phone calls, voicemail, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron/board, desk, and more. Suites offer microwave, mini refrigerators and more.The Blue Gate Garden Inn is convenient from the South Bend Regional Airport (SBN). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel

Address: 800 S van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8610 (Formerly The Amish Country Inn - Shipshewana Hotel)
Region: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range: €66 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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