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Bluffton, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were here over 5 nights for a quilt retreat and were treated royally. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, especially Janet and Ursula. The rooms were very clean and had anything that you would need. The breakfasts were phenomenal, not just an express breakfast, but made-to-order omelets, wonderful baked goods and all kinds of breakfast items. Am definitely looking...

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

Thank you for the wonderful review and mentioning staff members by name. They sure appreciate being noticed. We'll see you at your next visit!

Milford, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always have a great stay when we stay at the Blue Gate Garden Inn. My sister's and I stay here about 3 times a year. We love their breakfast too, omelets to order, fruit, waffles, sausage, bread pudding that my sister loves & much more. I would recommend this place to anyone!

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

Thank you for the recommendation! We look forward to your next visit!

Marne, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The keys to a great stay are comfort, cleanliness and courtesy and Blue Gate does it all well! From arrival to departure, we were very pleased with our stay and the staff was excellent and accommodating.

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

Thank you for the complimentary comments

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful . Great breakfast buffet with made to order omelettes. The room was clean and nicely decorated. Will be staying here again when our travels take us to Shipshewana.

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

Thank you for the nice review we'll see you next time

Decatur, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great and to the best of our expectations ....the only thing is the furniture was hard but prolly just not what we are used too...other then that everything was great....the show with david penedalton and the buffets and free breakfasts.....we got a package deal and it was a good deal for the money...thnxs again...will be return visit

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

Thank you for your feedback and review, we are looking forward to your next visit

Livonia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were promised adjoining rooms (120-122) and ended up with adjacent rooms (118-120). My parents are elderly, and having the adjoining rooms were a must. When we checked in, I stated this, and the woman did not seem interested or concerned.

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

I am so sorry we were unable to meet your expectations...I would like to discuss this with you feel free to give me a call at your convenience 260-978-9187

Anderson, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great desk personnel. Excellent supports and environs. Clean, quiet, great breakfast. It would be great for breakfast to be extended 30 mins and 1 hour extension on leave time on Sundays... more Sabbath!

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

No Thank You! Hope to see you again!

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, myself, our children and grandchildren (10 of us altogether) had a wonderful stay here! Lots of things to do onsite, a magnificent breakfast buffet, and friendly staff made for an enjoyable and memorable time! We all agreed that we want to come again!

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Thank you for the review and we look forward to your next visit!

Sandwich
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it!!! Always so clean, friendly staff ,great breakfast. Decorated beautifully for Christmas.Cannot wait to go back it's a family favorite. Oh ya the fried chicken at the restaurant is one of the best I've ever had!!!

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Thanks for the GREAT comments...see you next visit

chicago.Il
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were very clean and nice at a very reasonable rate. All the staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet was awesome! I can't wait to go back!!! It was a very family friendly facility.

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Thank you for the wonderful review and repeat business!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
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  • 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 - $207 (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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“Every room has a fridge and microwave, and table &chairs so you can enjoy a hot snack or hot drink at bedtime”
 of 5 bubbles margaretbG2336YA, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great rooms and very clean!”
 of 5 bubbles N6655TPcherylb, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The coffee pot says the carafe can be lulled while brewing but someone broke it. I had to clean up the mess worn I pulled the carafe to pour a cup. It was not a negative for the Blue Gate ... it bothered me that some dork would break it in the first place and not report it.”
 of 5 bubbles D3786LUmichaelc, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the East side give you a view of the sunrise and the horse carriages trotting by.”
 of 5 bubbles angele125, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“excellent room with plenty of space.”
 of 5 bubbles deanb776, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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