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Trevor, Wisconsin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the nicest and beautiful places we stayed. Staff is very friendly. One of the best breakfasts included we have experienced. Would highly recommend it to family and friends anytime. We will definitely use this place again the next time were in the area.

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evergreen park il
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Over all, a nice stay. I was surprised to see the outdoor patio set up and ready to accommodate guests, considering it was February, and usually not the weather for outdoor relaxing. Thumbs up for having that area available. Common areas are well maintained. Guest rooms seem as though there was a wallpaper border explosion, but that's cosmetic, and doesn't...

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Sarah M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. I am glad you had a nice stay. What could we do to push this up to a 5 star rating?

Venedocia, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From check in to checking out the staff was so friendly and accommodating, Our children as well as our grandchildren loved it. The breakfast as always was delicious and very relaxing. The swimming pool was enjoyed by all as well as the ice cream at the Parlor.

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Sarah M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit with us.

Sandusky, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Blue Gate Garden inn is so relaxing. The pool is huge and perfect temperature. . The inn is clean and the the hostess and staff are great Also, they serve a hardy breakfast and a great variety. Well stay again.

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Sarah M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed it. We look forward to your next visit.

Chicago
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We LOVE staying at the Blue Gate!! We love the game area, ice cream shop, pool area and the BREAKFAST!!! The breakfast that is included is by far the best breakfast we've ever had at a hotel!! Our son loves the bunk beds!

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Sarah M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

I am so glad you loved your stay. I hope to see you back soon!

Waterford, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stay there about once every 6-8 weeks. The pool and hot tub are nice, you can buy ice cream inside the Inn and they make pizza too. They have a gas fire pit on the back patio, my wife and I spend a lot of time talking with people out back. If you go north on the Main Street...

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Sarah M, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoy having you!

Sharpsville, Indiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our stay at Blue Gate Garden Inn and our visit in Shipshewana. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful as well as knowledgeable of the surrounding attractions. We enjoyed our kingsize room with the frig and microwave and loveseat couch. We intentionally arrived Sunday afternoon knowing not much would be open just to enjoy the...

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review!

Mooresville, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

2017 was our third year of Shipshewana Pajama Sale. "Girl-Fins " as we are called do to our Florida trips together. We have had 9 to 3 girls go at different times & always stayed at Blue Gate Inn. We have stayed in the Shipshewana Suite & Patio Queen rooms. The Blue Gate Inn is the special part of your...

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Hand down the best and only 4 stars what do we need to do to earn that 5th star.

Hamilton, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love this area! As usual good food in the surrounding area and at the Inn and love the community warmness. Always nice just tonget away for a short weekend with the family and is a plus to relax by a nice pool!

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Thank you for the review....what can we do to earn that last star???

Richland, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to stay either for a quick weekend or longer the amenities are wonderful! Easy to get to and tons to do in and around the hotel! The employees are wonderful and always willing to help if needed.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Gate Garden Inn Shipshewana is located in the heart of Northern Indiana and is located within walking distance of all the major attractions, shopping and dining in Shipshewana. Stays include our FAMOUS full hot country breakfast buffet, free wireless internet and access to an indoor pool, hot-tub, fitness room and more.The entire hotel is non-smoking and guest room amenities include TV with premium cable, wireless Internet, free local phone calls, voicemail, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron/board, desk, and more. Suites offer microwave, mini refrigerators and more.The Blue Gate Garden Inn is convenient from the South Bend Regional Airport (SBN). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel

Address: 800 S van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8610 (Formerly The Amish Country Inn - Shipshewana Hotel)
Region: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range: $109 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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“The king patio is the only room we have stayed in. We were happy with it on our first stay and have requested it ever since”
 of 5 bubbles O895LIdavidj, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had the king and queen combo room...aisle way was pretty tight. But, short of that, everything else was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room was clean, quiet and comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles 992wendij, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Shipshewanna King”
 of 5 bubbles tjflatt, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They have many different room styles to suit every situation. We had one family room with bunk beds for small kids, standard hotel room for one couple, and rooms that had 2 beds with a wall divider for two couples and our family with my wife and I and our two adult children. Gives some privacy while staying all together, and it was great!”
 of 5 bubbles C3912CQrobertb, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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