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Blue Door Cottages

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Blue Door Cottages in August of this year. This is clearly the cleanest, nicest most comfortable place we have stayed at in the Indiana Beach area. Very quiet and peaceful. Also, the management is very cordial. Highly recommend.

1Thank Jenette G
Louisville, Ohio
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Four graduates of OSU went for a weekend getaway at Blue Door Cottages. We had a great stay. The caretaker Scott took great care of us. He got us firewood,gave us directions and helped us rent the pontoon boat. The room was great, ample space for us 4 in the 2 bedroom cottage. The full kitchen was nice for our...

Thank mary b
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place was great. Having the essentials of what could be called modernized camping, with the views of the beautiful lake, especially during sunrise/sunset, made it one of the best stays. You will not get bored, that is a guarantee. Very fair, and nice, management.

Thank dakotam214
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Visited August 25 to August 28th. Our motorcycle club rented the entire facility (all cabins). We generally will do this so not to disrupt others. Upon arrival we incurred a couple minor discrepancies with management (Scotty). These were quickly resolved to our satisfaction. Overall the entire club was happy with this location and this was echoed many times during our...

Thank leoindianatraveler
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I would rate this as a zero if possible. I won't go into too specific of details but the owners were terrible, they charge you fees for the most petty stuff (my friends had pretzels outside by their front door ... that constitutes a fee!?), they talked negatively about their "cleaning lady" the moment I checked in (reg flag!), they...

Thank irishutie13
BlueDoorCottages, Manager at Blue Door Cottages, responded to this review

I'm sorry you felt that way. We allowed you to check in early after you insisted we do so. You young lady and some of your friends got so drunk that you damaged all kinds of things , you called me foul names after I insisted you put your clothes back on while swimming in the pool. Then you proceeded...

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This establishment leave much.to be desired. The manager is rude and inconsiderate. The manager needs to spray for the brown recluse spiders.i found.in my cabin. The water temperature in the shower would not stay regular, it froze and scalded me whenever I used it. The boat we rented from here almost.left.us stranded in the middle of the.lake, ran like crappie...

Thank David W
Goodfield, Illinois
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had 5 units for our large family gathering. Very clean, although we tracked in a lot of grit from the gravel lot! We used the pool, fire pit, grills, and kitchens. The single cottage sleeps the same as the bungalow, but kitchen is larger with full size fridge and table! Nice pontoon rental! Location easy to get to and...

1Thank Janet A
Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Or family has stayed at the blue door cottages every year since 2009 and always found it to be very clean and accommodating. However this year we had several run ins with the manager. Although last year he was very pleasant to deal with – this year he was extremely irritable and caused a lot of conflict – spouting off...

2Thank Darrell G
BlueDoorCottages, Manager at Blue Door Cottages, responded to this review

Sorry you felt that way. Some times my job can be very difficult. I can't stress enough how important it is to that you follow a few simple rules. Following the pool rules is not an option , leaving small children in the pool area will not be tolerated. It is a safety rule. Not my rule. We have no...

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay here. The cottage was very clean & modern, grounds were very well maintained as well as the pool. There were grills by each cabin and communal fire pits and picnic tables. I had read some past reviews that mentioned bugs, so I was worried, but it was not a problem at all....

1Thank AprilMenz
Hobart, Indiana
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We come here for 4th of July every year. This is the only place we will stay when we are in Monticello. Clean cottages and plenty of room on the property for cookouts and relaxing with friends and family. We are planning on staying an extra day next year and renting the boat they offer. See you next year.

1Thank Pam C

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Additional Information about Blue Door Cottages

Address: 5212 N West Shafer Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-7194
Region: United States > Indiana > Monticello
Price Range: RM602 - RM5,787 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Door Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“single cottages are roomier than cabanas”
634pamc, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Different size cottages; their website is well explained and easy to maneuver.”
painter332, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“book in advance . They fill up quickly”
634pamc, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Nice size rooms. Could be more sound proof between rooms. Also great that you could barbeque on grill outdoors and have your iwn private patio with chairs.”
V1459ONsandrab, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you don't have what you want ask for it. If you have special needs ask in advance.”
Hakessm, 17 Jun 2014 | Read review
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