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Mishawaka, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was treating my daughter and two grandchildren ages 10 & 6 (girl and boy) to an overnight "winter break". I had seen that the Essenhaus had a pool, hot tub and game room. A short walk from the Inn is a playground, some small shops and of course the famous Essenhaus Restaurant. The kids were more than thrilled and...

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Warren, MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well managed and equipped hotel. The décor had a great deal of attention applied to it. The whole property was clean and excellent service was provided. A pool/hot tub/kiddie pool area is on the property as well as a well equipped game room and fitness center. The beds seemed comfortable to me, but a bit overly firm for...

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Hammond, Indiana
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were in town for 2 nights with 7 other families. Our rooms were beautiful! We loved the atrium and the pool area. With such a large group it was wonderful to have such comfortable common areas in the hotel. The resturant was very busy, but the food and prices were great!

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Bronson, Michigan
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My husband and I were on our annual Dec. anniversary getaway. We wanted peace and quiet and Essenhaus Inn fit the bill nicely. We also wanted to do some non-mall/non-chain store shopping and again Essenhaus fit the bill. The room and whole facility is immaculate and well set up. The mattress on the bed was so good we stripped the...

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Horton
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We stayed at the Essenhaus Inn for one night prior to attending a family funeral in Middlebury. Our room was spacious, clean, and decorated in a rather charming old-world style. I appreciated the many hooks in the bathroom, and having the extra area with a sink (closet area.) The bed was exceptionally comfortable. The pool is of a decent size...

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South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a Bachelorette weekend and the grounds are immaculate and the rooms are nice, cozy, and clean. Would stay here again whenever I want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It's peaceful and quiet here.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The food at Essenhaus is so good! It's all homemade. I would recommend ordering off the menu and not the buffet. The bakery is amazing! So many different choices. Loved the donuts! And also the Amish noodles

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Thank Joyce B
Galesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Been many tmes but not for many months, could not believe how things had not changed, everything sparkled , looked like it was just opening!!!! Had room on third floor , large King with love seat and table, huge well decorated room. So many different styles of rooms,all well designed.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Have stayed here several times and highly recommend. Very clean, very comfortable, very friendly. Excellent value. Easy to find. Nearby shops and restaurant and bakery. near Shipshawanna and attractions. Non smoking, non alcoholic. Includes breakfast buffet which was very good.

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Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This hotel complex offers an environment that permits one to relax and enjoy life while still offering activities for all. One may have a great dinner, enjoy a play, take a carriage ride, or just enjoy the beautiful country setting. In addition, shops are readily available for browsing and buying. For "old car" buffs, a car show is usually happening...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests rave about the Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center! In the heart of Amish Country, you'll experience elegance and comfort from the moment you walk in the door. Unique decor reflects the local culture and community and adds to the comfort and hospitality you expect in Northern Indiana Amish Country. With 89 generously-sized guestrooms and all the amenities and conveniences guests have come to expect, our facility is ADA compliant.Following a peaceful night's rest, every guest can take advantage of our complimentary breakfast. With an indoor pool, fitness room and therapeutic hot tub, guests have the option of enjoying a variety of down time activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center

Address: 240 US 20, Middlebury, IN 46540 (Formerly Das Dutchman Essenhaus)
Region: United States > Indiana > Middlebury
Price Range: RM329 - RM462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 88
Also Known As:
Das Dutchman Essenhaus Hotel Middlebury
Essenhaus Hotel Middlebury
Country Inn Middlebury
Middlebury Country Inn
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“Rooms on the first floor were very quiet except for the people walking above you going up the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 660LisaA, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor is quaint and quiet but wifi/TV is horrible”
 of 5 bubbles justracey, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The older section is vintage in style, unique rooms all different, the newer side has larger, more modern style rooms,”
 of 5 bubbles Nana529, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try a South facing view for a very pleasant stay.”
 of 5 bubbles LombardiImages, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We choose a room on the back. Parking closer to the room.”
 of 5 bubbles Wheels282, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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