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Riley's Railhouse

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend who loves trains and I visited here for an overnight. Very unique place to stay. The innkeeper was so friendly and fixed a fabulous breakfast. She does have dogs that are out and are friendly as well. Plan to be awakened a few times during the night by the trains passing by. Must eat at Ivy's Bohemian House...

1Thank GOPManda
Chesterton, Indiana
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I rented out Riley's Railhouse for my graduation party this past Spring and it was PERFECT. It is such a beautiful space and Rich and Anne Marie are the most divine hosts! We had about 50 guests and catered in the food and drink. My friends and family were super impressed with the space and loved the train theme.

2Thank LeelieRegine
Alton, Illinois
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was one of the most unique B&B's we have ever stayed at! It is an old converted railway freight station sitting on two **very** active tracks. At first, the train traffic was a little intimidating, but we quickly grew to enjoying the sounds and motions of the trains going by! It is actually kind of addicting! The inside décor...

2Thank swsands
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Let me start by stating this is our 2nd anniversary and we only started staying at bed and breakfasts on our honeymoon so I don't have a ton of experience. This year we were looking to not spend a ridiculous amount of money and find some place interesting. We definitely found something interesting here. My husband used to do model...

4Thank saraw0418
Niagara Falls,
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in the boxcar with my grandchildren 5 & 12 years old. Each enjoyed the wonderful experience: the loft, the large sliding wood door at the entrance of the boxcar, the trains blowing their whistles while passing. We celebrated a birthday in the gathering room and felt right at home. This unique lodging was impeccable in every way: decor,...

2Thank juliag553
Los Altos, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed at one of the box cars while visiting the Dunes. This place is amazing. My two teenagers were extremely excited to be in the well decorated room with a cozy loft. The owners and hosts made us feel very welcome. What a highlight of our trip!

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Jewell, Iowa
Reviewed 2 April 2016

A month ago I tried to book a room. Full. One the spur-of-the-moment, I called again several weeks later and BINGO, got the upstairs room reserved. Spotless, railroadiana abounds throughout, accommodations are superb, and Host Richard Riley is the tops. My wife and I have stayed at a number of rail related stops, but this has to move to the...

1Thank Richard S
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We had another great stay at Riley's Railhouse. It's just a wonderful place to relax, watch the trains go by, chat with the owners, and play with the Railhouse dogs. This B&B is impeccably decorated, the rooms are nice, the breakfasts are delicious, and it's walking distance to several nice restaurants, which is handy. We're looking forward to our next...

1Thank Marcus R
Martinsville, IN
Reviewed 15 October 2015

A truly remarkable experience and a highlight of our summer travels! Our hosts were very special and obviously love "railroading" and people!!! Still have memories of hearing the trains going through the small town! Rooms were large, very well furnished, very clean and the bed was soooo comfortable. They are adding rail cars and will be anxious to return ....

Thank Nell B
Reviewed 3 October 2014

My family thought this was a great place to visit and watch all the trains go by each day and night!!! My younger son especially enjoyed the upper berth deck from which he had sort of an aerial view of the trains that passed by every 20 minutes or so. The breakfast that owner Richard Riley makes each morning was...

3Thank Marcus R

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Address: 123 N 4th St, Chesterton, IN 46304
Region: United States > Indiana > Chesterton
Number of rooms: 2
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“We stayed in the lower berth - the quietest room.”
GOPManda, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Lower Berth. The room was very comfortable and convenient.”
swsands, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The boxcars are probably quieter.”
saraw0418, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Trains passing, rain on the metal boxcar roof added to the ambience & excitement for us. Some might prefer a more silent night.”
  • Door to one of the boxcar rooms. Inside: impeccable decor, mini refrigerator, very nice bathroom
juliag553, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Richard has two rooms: upstairs or down. We chose up: do! He is refurbishing additional rooms that will not disappoint.”
richardsA9214JG, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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