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WaterBird Lakeside Inn

556 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-1515
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    Spa
    2 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The pictures above show luxurious hot tubs which would have been an acceptable substitute for a pool. But after checking in and asking where the hot tub was, the attendant apologetically replied, "oh, we don't have that here". The room has a lot of open...More

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    Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

    The best thing about this motel is that it lives up to its name. My balcony literally overlooked a lake occupied by geese, swans, and various ducks. Very peaceful if one can ignore the almost continuous train traffic, complete with horn sounding as it rolled...More

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    Reviewed 4 October 2016

    I booked a room for a few days for my son, his wife and their baby. I spent a lot of time at the hotel with them and I was pretty surprised at how run down it was. It is in a good area and...More

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    Reviewed 3 September 2016

    Despite the mixed reviews, I made reservations at the WaterBird for two nights. So glad I did! Great location - convenient to restaurants, stores, downtown just a short drive away, easy to get to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and State Parks and Visitors Center. Room...More

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    Reviewed 17 July 2016

    We stayed here on our way to northern Michigan for our family vacation this summer. Since we were only passing through we didn't want to pay much for just a place to sleep. This hotel has no pool and no breakfast however it is located...More

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    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
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    Musashi Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
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    Lemon Tree Mediterranean Grill
    56 reviews
    .26 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Chesterton’s European Market
    29 reviews
    1.10 km away
    Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy Preserve
    42 reviews
    .94 km away
    Butler Winery
    12 reviews
    1.28 km away
    Running Vines Winery
    9 reviews
    1.00 km away
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    Sruthi N
    Is the hotel in a safe neighborhood?
    9 June 2016|
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    Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
    Safe enough. I didn't feel concerned at all. Just take usual precautions
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for a lakeside room - the king rooms are very spacious"
    emholly, 6 months agoRead review
    "If you must stay here definitely pick a room with a water view"
    beckahk1961, 8 months agoRead review
    "Deck view rooms are beautiful!"
    cassandrawuerthele, 8 months agoRead review
    "Our room was ground level and we were most happy."
    joanne h, over a year agoRead review
    "Pick the Best Western next door. Bet they have breakfast."
    RdHdHoosier2014, over a year agoRead review
    "The motel is located at the rear of a strip mall. A bit of a surprise - but once we were in the motel the..."
    enjoying_traveling, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose a waterfront room!"
    Allison E, over a year agoRead review
    "All the rooms have a lake view. We turned out the lights and opened the curtains to have our lake view all..."
    dennis s, over a year agoRead review
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