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Located in northern Indiana, in the heart of Amish Country, this hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from the Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market. Free Wi-Fi is offered in every room, and a fitness center is located on site. A full hot breakfast country breakfast buffet is served each morning. Cable TV with satellite channels is provided in each room at Blue Gate Garden Inn. For added convenience, ironing facilities and tea and coffee-making facilities are also included. The Blue Gate Restaurant & Bakery, within 0.6 mi of the hotel, serves homestyle American fare for lunch and dinner. The bakery features homemade pie and baked goods. Guests can make use of the hotel’s launderette facilities during their stay. The hotel is fully nonsmoking. The Blue Gate Theater is less than 1 miles away. The South Bend city center can be reached in 48 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Blue Gate Garden Inn has been welcoming guests since Aug 5, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room Type
1 king bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Gloria
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Proximity to show we were seeing. Very pleasant room.
  • William
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    great breakfast nice firepit clean room and building
  • Helen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nice hotel. Great breakfast choices and good was good.
  • N
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was clean. .You provided a great breakfast, Nice facility all around.
  • David
    Great place and location for anniversary - we celebrated our 30th! Great patio and basketball court. Beautiful at night.
  • Patti
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    so nice to come back into room after housekeeping made bed so nice and fresh towels
  • Douglas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The ladies at check in were very very nice. The breakfast was ok and so was the room.
  • Nancy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Spotlessly clean, comfortable beds and helpful staff all made the stay very pleasant. It’s next door to the concert venue and very convenient when attending a show.
  • Donna
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This facility was so very clean, it was impressive. We enjoyed the ice cream shop and the firepit after the concert. We didn't use the pool or the spa but next time!
  • Judy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The breakfast was wonderful. We loved the breakfast buffet. The beds were comfortable and everything was so clean. Very friendly staff. The hotel was easy to find. We had a wonderful girls vacation.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a hair dryer in the rooms?

    Every room has a hair dryer in it.
    Answered on 21 February 2020
  • Is the buffet open since COVID

    Yes, our buffet is open. We just ask that you were a mask, and we provide gloves for you to wear. We would love to have you visit.
    Answered on 12 March 2021
  • Do you have 2 separate bedrooms suites

    Yes, we do have a few options with 2 bedrooms. The Royal Suite, Family Suite and the Shipshewana Suite all have 2 bedrooms.
    Answered on 29 October 2020
  • Hi, The breakfast is included with the room rate? If not how much cost per person the breakfast? Thank you!

    Yes breakfast is included in the room rate.
    Answered on 25 June 2021
  • Do they have horse and buggy rides all year!

    The horse and buggy rides are dependent on the weather and run from spring to late fall.
    Answered on 21 February 2020
  • Do you have elevators

    Yes, we do have elevators.
    Answered on 21 February 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Creamery
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience

Amenities of Blue Gate Garden Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • ATM on site
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Blue Gate Garden Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Blue Gate Garden Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Blue Gate Garden Inn

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Blue Gate Garden Inn on this page.

  • Check-in at Blue Gate Garden Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Blue Gate Garden Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Blue Gate Garden Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Evening entertainment
    • Fitness
    • Swimming pool
    • Water sports facilities on site

  • Yes, Blue Gate Garden Inn is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Blue Gate Garden Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • The Creamery

  • Guests staying at Blue Gate Garden Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Room options at Blue Gate Garden Inn include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Blue Gate Garden Inn is 2,300 feet from the center of Shipshewana. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.