We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Van Buren Hotel

Save
Traveller (41)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (7)
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flea market”(34 reviews)
“front desk”(40 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (397)
There are newer reviews for Van Buren Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
396 results
Traveller rating
259
105
16
9
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
259
105
16
9
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsflea marketfront deskking whirlpool suitesausage pattiesamish countryfresh fruitnice pool areahot breakfaststayed for two nightsvery nice hotelwould stay here againfront porchspent one nightbreakfast was includedminute drivegreat place to stayoatmeal
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 396 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Van Buren by default after trying elsewhere. The beds were great! Literally got the best night's sleep in a little no time (better than our Sleep Number at home). We had requested "away from elevators & ice machines", but front desk put...More

Thank Wagonmaster62
Response from VanBurenHotel, General Manager at Van Buren HotelResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for being our guest and getting the "Best Sleep Ever" We appreciate your review and your comments about our breakfast. We pride ourselves in providing a quiet, comfortable and clean place for our guest, because they deserve it. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

Very nice Hotel. Rooms were clean, Breakfast was good. Service was excellent. Only complaint would be front desk was short staffed. At check in time, on Friday, the weekend of the Christmas parade, there was only one person at the front desk. She was handling...More

Thank jj5821
Response from VanBurenHotel, General Manager at Van Buren HotelResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you for staying with us, we do appreciate it very much. I want to apologize for us being short of staff upon your check in. We regret that this happened on such a busy evening. We hope you were able to enjoy your time...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Your staff is wonderful. I have stayed at this hotel twice in the last month. My 10 year old niece requested a trip to Shipshewana for her birthday. I chose your Hotel. From the time that we walked in the door Jodi made us feel...More

Thank Krista F
Response from VanBurenHotel, General Manager at Van Buren HotelResponded 8 November 2017

We thank you for being a return guest of ours, we appreciate it very much. Thank you for your kind words, especially about Jodi, we love hearing from our guest and what our guest experience while staying with us. We appreciate the kind review, and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Beautifully decorated hotel, impressive! Problem was sleeping on an old mattress (17 yrs old) Which had not even been turned for 5 months! The pillows were mush, wouldn’t hold your head up, went totally flat. A beautiful hotel with very old mattress, always check or...More

1  Thank Silverlakesurfer
Response from VanBurenHotel, General Manager at Van Buren HotelResponded 8 November 2017

We appreciate you providing us with your review of your most recent stay. We apologize that your mattress was not to your satisfaction, we rotate our mattresses every 3 months, unfortunatly we must have missed that room. We are sorry about the pillows, we have...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

My girlfriends and I love coming to Shipshewana this time of year for great gifts,food and fun. This was our first time staying at the Van Buren Hotel. It was clean, friendly and very reasonable priced. We would definitely stay there again.

Thank roedererdenice
Response from VanBurenHotel, General Manager at Van Buren HotelResponded 8 November 2017

We appreciate you being our guest on your most recent trip to the area. And what is better than a "girls shopping trip"! Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you again.

View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Banquet Room
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (41)
Room & Suite (40)
Dining (7)
Pool & Beach (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
lw45235
1 February 2017|
Answer
Response from VanBurenHotel |
11 am is the check out time. 3 pm is check in. Thank you for your question!
0
Votes
lw45235
1 February 2017|
Answer
Response from lw45235 |
what is check in time
0
Votes
jmr3514
2 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from hotel7780 | Property representative |
WE have updated our cancellation policy. It is now 24 hours in advance. So 6 P.M. 1 day before arrival.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"whirpool suite; comfortable bed; close to shopping"
Read review
"High floors are good for allergy sufferers"
Read review
"I think any room here would be great."
Read review
"We were at the end of the second floor at the opposite end from the pool. It was very quiet."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing