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    WaterBird Lakeside Inn

    556 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304-1515
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$70
          US$70
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          Overview
          • Excellent22%
          • Very good24%
          • Average12%
          • Poor14%
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          Free Wifi
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          Air Conditioning
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          Pets Allowed
          Spa
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 62 reviews

          Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

          Great hotel rooms are big and staff is great! They will go out there way for guests and give you a great expierence. The lady that works desk part time is sooo sweet and the guy is very helpful. Love it!!!

          Thank Dan J
          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          There are worse places to stay. But there are also better. Pros: decent view from rooms. Not bad for the price. Basic conveniences. Good TV. Mostly updated room. Cons: Bad mattress. Train noise all night. Musty sheets. Creaky floor. No whirlpools like the photos on...More

          2  Thank Suzanne P
          Reviewed 5 April 2017

          This place hasn't changed too much over the years but I love that about it. The view of the lake and the rooms are wonderful! Chesterton is a great place and I will always stay here when I come here! Stay here when you're in...More

          Thank StanDubar
          Reviewed 24 February 2017

          The pictures above show luxurious hot tubs which would have been an acceptable substitute for a pool. But after checking in and asking where the hot tub was, the attendant apologetically replied, "oh, we don't have that here". The room has a lot of open...More

          Thank Chris W
          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...More

          Thank Allan S
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Concierge
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Spa
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          • Price range
          • US$77 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Indiana >
          • Chesterton
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          • Waterbird Lakeside Hotel Chesterton
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          Sruthi N
          Is the hotel in a safe neighborhood?
          9 June 2016|
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          Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
          Safe enough. I didn't feel concerned at all. Just take usual precautions
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          "Ask for a lakeside room - the king rooms are very spacious"
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          "If you must stay here definitely pick a room with a water view"
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          "Deck view rooms are beautiful!"
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          "Our room was ground level and we were most happy."
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