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Saint Louis, Missouri
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 through Chesterton. I could hear it, but it wasn't loud enough to keep me awake....

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Schererville
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 the room was spacious, but everything else was a negative. There was a balcony that...

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Southeastern Wisconsin
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 was not fancy but was very comfortable with everything I needed. Microwave, frig, hairdryer and...

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Smithfield, Illinois
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 very near several places to eat. Our drive to the public beach in Michigan City...

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

First, there is NO pool. I thought I stayed here the previous year, but it was the place next door-which did have a pool. There are not many amenities, no work out room, no pool - inside or out, no food, no game room. However, it did have a refrigerator and a microwave. (The hotel next door - Best Western...

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Chesterton, Indiana
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Good for a one-night stay on a budget. Clean rooms, nice lake view. Also includes a nice indoor pool. The scenery is most captivating in this cozy little inn, set on the water with beautiful deck views.

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Thank cassandrawuerthele
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time! There were a couple of small issues that got resolved quickly. My only suggestion would be to have access to the lake below because my son's swimming suit went over the railing and we had no way to get it back. Other than that I was perfect!!

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Nyack
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We found this hotel online when we were looking for a place to stay that was not a chain. It's in a very interesting location. When you exit the highway, there is basically a shopping center there- and behind the shopping center, is the Waterbird (and another hotel as well - I believe it was the Best Western). Yes, it...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, Usa
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

All rooms are on a beautiful lake!!! Close to the Indiana State dune park!! Can't say enough good things about Hearon and Neil and welcome aboard Debbie, The staff at Waterbird Inn!! Keep up the good work!! Also near the lighthouse outlet mall in Michigan city Indiana!!

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2Thank Mike K
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

It IS run down-that is a fact. There are a lot of fixes that they could do that wouldn't cost much money. They store restauant equipment and uneeded things that should be stored elsewhere where the critical and review writing public cant see them. The retaining wall between them and the strip mall looks like skid row. They need to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WaterBird Lakeside Inn is the perfect setting for pleasure and relaxation. Refresh yourself as you journey into the natural beauty of our private lake and surrounding woods. Enjoy the scenery while taking a leisurely stroll on the trails around Lake Chubb, or visit the Indian Dunes State Park or the National Lakeshore just two miles north. ... more   less 

Additional Information about WaterBird Lakeside Inn

Address: 556 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-1515
Region: United States > Indiana > Chesterton
Price Range: RM293 - RM444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — WaterBird Lakeside Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Waterbird Lakeside Hotel Chesterton
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“Ask for a lakeside room - the king rooms are very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles emholly, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay here definitely pick a room with a water view”
 of 5 bubbles beckahk1961, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Deck view rooms are beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles cassandrawuerthele, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room was ground level and we were most happy.”
 of 5 bubbles joanneh116, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Pick the Best Western next door. Bet they have breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles RdHdHoosier2014, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
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