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Manhattan, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were very clean and staff was very friendly. The only issue i had was with breakfast. The donuts and pastry's were very old (hard). I wished they changed the menu up especially when you have guest staying more than 2 nights. We stayed for 4 nights and really the breakfast was my only complaint. We loved the ice cream...

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and feedback! It is only through our guests comments that we are able to make the necessary improvements!

Caledonia, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful, clean place to stay! The only odd thing was some strange vibrations and noise every morning in our room that the front desk didn't seem to know anything about. Very beautiful place to stay.

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review I'll be checking into that vibration!

Vandalia, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was very nice and clean. Not to much noise from a joining rooms. Bed comfortable and cozy. Very nice package, room, tickets, gift basket and gift card. Great breakfast at the Inn and great dinner at the Blur Gate Restaurant We will be back to stay again.

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your time during such an important occasion with the Blue Gate Garden Inn. We look forward to serving you again!

Allegan, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for the weekend and saw 2 shows and stayed at the Blue Gate Inn ..we have stayed many times before and loved it.The room this time not so much.The bed was right uip against the heater and a tack strip for carpet was right in the path of bed entry OUCH..Sat morning we had no hot water for...

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I apologize that we were unable to exceed your expectations this visit. I am going to take these issues up with our staff to make sure they don't occur again.

Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our Christmas get together shopping and getting to see The King's Brass. The hotel was perfect for it. The folks were friendly, helpful and very curtious. We wanted to spend some time playing games and catching up and they had the perfect place for it.

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments we hope to see you again soon!

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love to stay here - it's always spotlessly clean, beds are comfortable,rooms well designed and the breakfast is superb. Would love to see more gluten free options on the buffet ,especially as I love muffins !

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback! We look forward to your next visit

Strawberry Point, Iowa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were greeted by a great staff that assisted us promptly. The room was spacious and clean with all of the accommodations needed for our stay. The next morning we we for breakfast in the hotel and the selection met all of our appetites. Thank you for the outstanding job you do we travel to Shipshewana a lot and will...

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your repeat business as this confirms for us that we are meeting/exceeding your expectations. Please come again!

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am very picky and like staying in top notch hotels. I thought since it was blue gate owned it would be nicer. The hotel was tired. The breakfast on the surface looked amazing. But the food quality was about as low as you can get.

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are smack dab in the middle of a remodel including new carpets painting and pool floor resurfacing. Other improvements we are currently replacing all the beds in the Inn. So that tired look you noticed will be improving considerably in the very near future (end of January). It was disappointing to read your comments...

Lapel, Indiana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was fine. The breakfast was excellent. The morning showers were terrible. Both of us had cold showers. We did not waste the hot water - there was none. When this problem was reported to the front desk, the only response we were given was "I'll let maintenance know about this problem". That may be fine for your next...

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I am so sorry you encountered this problem. I will be working with maintenance to make sure this does not recur again. I would like to invite you back for a future stay, please get in touch with me at your convenience. In the meantime I'll be looking for your information in our system to contact you. Thanks for the...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel due to the proximity of the concert venue. I came to see Wynonna's Christmas Show and I am so glad I booked this hotel. I got a big suite and the room was very clean and quite spacious. The staff was very nice and accommodating. I did not have time to check out the breakfast as...

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Rob P, General Manager at Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and recommendation. See you next visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Gate Garden Inn Shipshewana is located in the heart of Northern Indiana and is located within walking distance of all the major attractions, shopping and dining in Shipshewana. Stays include our FAMOUS full hot country breakfast buffet, free wireless internet and access to an indoor pool, hot-tub, fitness room and more.The entire hotel is non-smoking and guest room amenities include TV with premium cable, wireless Internet, free local phone calls, voicemail, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron/board, desk, and more. Suites offer microwave, mini refrigerators and more.The Blue Gate Garden Inn is convenient from the South Bend Regional Airport (SBN). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel

Address: 800 S van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN 46565-8610 (Formerly The Amish Country Inn - Shipshewana Hotel)
Region: United States > Indiana > Shipshewana
Price Range: RM341 - RM647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Blue Gate Garden Inn - Shipshewana Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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“Every room has a fridge and microwave, and table &chairs so you can enjoy a hot snack or hot drink at bedtime”
 of 5 bubbles margaretbG2336YA, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great rooms and very clean!”
 of 5 bubbles N6655TPcherylb, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The coffee pot says the carafe can be lulled while brewing but someone broke it. I had to clean up the mess worn I pulled the carafe to pour a cup. It was not a negative for the Blue Gate ... it bothered me that some dork would break it in the first place and not report it.”
 of 5 bubbles D3786LUmichaelc, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the East side give you a view of the sunrise and the horse carriages trotting by.”
 of 5 bubbles angele125, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“excellent room with plenty of space.”
 of 5 bubbles deanb776, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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