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Houston, Texas
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

My family of four spent one night at Riley's Railhouse in the middle of August. We were driving from Chicago to Grand Rapids, MI and I was having a hard time finding a decent hotel halfway. After I found it online and read all of the wonderful reviews, I was excited for our night at the Railhouse. We arrived around... More 

5 Thank Tony W
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45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Not only are they fantastic hosts and great conversationalists, Richard and Ann Marie have curated an amazing space inside an old rail station. The attention to detail is incredible: your eye will always land on something interesting that is set in exactly the right place. The accommodations are very comfortable, and even though the trains pass right outside you can... More 

1 Thank adverb
Des Moines, Iowa
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97 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I found this bed & breakfast on Trip Advisor. I thought it might be worth it to try out because it was an old train station. I thought our kids would like that. I was wrong. They LOVED it, and it was probably the best part of our whole trip. The bed & breakfast is converted from an old train... More 

1 Thank WhirledPeas
Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This place is absolutely one-of-a-kind. The owners, Richard and Ann Marie, are wonderful, welcoming people who made our family feel very comfortable. The two dogs, Chloe & Jackson, are good dogs. The old train depot is beautifully rebuilt with a lounge that's a great place to hang out and decorated with train memorabilia that takes days to explore thoroughly. Breakfasts,... More 

1 Thank 677Cathy
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This is a very special place. Even if you are not into railroads and trains, this is where you want to stay in the Chesterton, Indiana area. Actually, there is not much traffic on the roads around Chesterton so it’s easy to get anywhere in Northern Indiana. The building and rooms are fun, clean, and tidy. Everything has a railroad... More 

1 Thank jcquests
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This is our second stay here and we will most certainly return. My husband is a "train nut" and this is the only place to stay. Richard and Ann Marie are the perfect hosts and certainly make you feel welcome and part of their family. Can hardly wait until the caboose is finished but hope we can come back before... More 

Thank S T
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2014

My wife, my 18 month old, and I stayed there for one night and wished we planned to stay longer. The amenities are modern and comfortable, and the decorations are interesting enough to talk about for days. Rich and Ann were the perfect hosts. They took care of our every need and offered friendly conversation without being intrusive. It is... More 

1 Thank Cotton P
Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We stayed at Riley's for 2 nights - April 13/14 2014 and had an awesome experience. Richard and Ann Marie were awesome hosts, and they made our family feel very welcome from the minute we arrived, from offering us refreshments (they knew we had just arrived after a 6 hour drive) to taking out an arsenal of toy trains and... More 

2 Thank Choo4
Verona, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with family for a weekend visit with my daughter, who was acting in a 4th Street Theater production, right across the street. The other 5-star Tripadvisor reviews are 100% accurate. This place is an incredible gem: historic, authentic and charming, with comfortable rooms, an unbelievably grand and beautifully decorated common area (perfect for lounging in front of the... More 

2 Thank Carol B
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

We absolutely loved our accommodations. We stayed in the upper berth. Our room was very spacious! Beautifully decorated in train motif. Very comfortable bed with plus bedding. The innkeepers have truly thought of everything from bath gel in the shower to ear plugs because of the trains that frequently pass. To say the place is extremely clean is an understatement...... More 

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Address: 123 N. 4th Street, Chesterton, IN 46304
Region: United States > Indiana > Chesterton
Number of rooms: 2
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“The boxcars are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles richardsA9214JG, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The upper berth has a nice viewing patio.”
 of 5 bubbles mroman456, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“At present there are only two rooms . . . one large for families and one for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles NellB332, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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