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Der Ruhe Blatz Motel

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Wyoming, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2015

My husband and I just returned from a 4 day stay in Shipshewana and spent our nights here. The rooms are newly renovated and very clean and well maintained as they always have been. We look forward to next year's stay. Thanks Andy and Dixie for operating such a clean well kept motel, making our stay very homey.

2Thank Diane B
Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This is an older property. The rooms have everything that you need and are comfortable. There is free WiFi, which I found to be spotty, HD TV (limited channel selection), microwave, refrigerator, iron and ironing board. The bathroom is a bit small, but there is a bathtub. The bed is comfortable. The room is very clean and quiet. The location...

3Thank JackofPBFL
Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 2 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.

1Thank Sue P
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 15 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.

Thank Troy M
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...

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...

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...

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.

4Thank Carol B

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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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 St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8804
Region: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range: $104 - $153 (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 have stayed in different rooms and fine them all the same, very clean and quiet.”
623dianeb, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“We like one of the end rooms. That is our preference but any room I feel are all very comfy.”
623dianeb, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We reserved the handicap room so if someone has difficulty this room is perfect!!!”
738marlah, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want to stay in a clean and quite hotel I would recommend this one.”
lisas981, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you use wifi tell them to put you close to the router.”
RoyH78, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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