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The Old Rooming House

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9 reviews
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
26 Sep 2017
“Not for Everyone”
28 May 2016
“Very, very cool and eclectic!”
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We read all the reviews and did expect a quirky place that needed work on the outside. We planned to stay 2 nights but left after one. I can deal with messy and quirky. We booked a room with a detached bathroom which is also...More

1  Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I stayed here for one night, and I thoroughly enjoyed! The place is just so, so unique. I really enjoyed being "un-plugged" for the night....no t.v. or wifi.New Harmony is a charming little town and this is an amazing place to stay!!

3  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My family lived in New Harmony from 2002-2008. We still love this quiet beautiful interesting town on the Wabash. When we returned in 2015 there was no question about where to stay. The Old Rooming House! Totally affordable, personal experience. Jim, the owner is ready...More

1  Thank YourBuddy D
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

I loved it! Very unique and laid back, not fancy but very inviting, wonderful host Jim made sure we had everything we needed and even called to find us a nice place to have breakfast to meet all of our dining needs and wants. Thank...More

2  Thank Gators1988
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I found this lodging option on a general New Harmony, IN website. It mentioned that staying here was a step-back-in-time and that it was a nostalgic feel of the good-old-days. It sure was! As other reviewers have stated, this place isn't for everyone. If you're...More

5  Thank citygalSTL
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"The 3rd room does not have a bathroom in the room, it is just a few steps out the door."
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"top floor!"
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"Room 4 - good for two travelers who need separate beds. No one over 5'8", and not for a handicapped..."
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"There are only 3 or maybe 4 rooms, we had the #4 room which had its own BR (quite small) and two double beds"
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