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Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center

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Shelby Township, Michigan
Reviewed 1 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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Kewanee, Illinois
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights and it was very relaxing and peaceful. The room and common areas are very clean and decorated in such a cozy manner. My room was quite large and very quiet. The best part of breakfast is the little apple fritters they serve. My only complaint is that my mattress seemed rather hard and uncomfortable....

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Noblesville, Indiana
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Staff were excellent. Rooms bright and clean. We stayed in the newer section. Easy to park and get around. We went to a Notre Dame game and got in late. The Essenhaus Inn is easy to drive to from the game. The breakfast is either sausage and gravy or scrambled eggs. There were small rolls and waffles. I would have...

Thank Wheels282
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment you walk in you feel like you're home. Beautiful country style decor and large, welcoming spaces. Oversized rooms, each one uniquely decorated In an Amish style with quilts on the beds. Lovely grounds, well manicured and decorated with seasonal items that compliment the buildings. Visitors can also enjoy a complimentary hot item continental breakfast or eat at...

1Thank CathyOnTheGo
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I had a wonderful stay. My room was on the 2nd floor and it was lovely. The room was large with a king bed( very comfy) a love seat and coffee table and standing lamp. I also had a desk and round table with 2 chairs. My bath was roomy with 2 parts with sinks in each. I also had...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner at the Essen hauser. The food was just wonderful. Chicken is their specialty. They have two dinning areas family stile and menu. A bakery in the back is a must to see. Lots of home made stuff to make you bigger then you are today. But you will have a smile on you face.

Thank Don V
West Lafayette, IN
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to Das Dutchman Essenhaus to celebrate her birthday along with a night in the Inn. Overall, we were very impressed. The food at the restaurant was really good and unlimited, high-quality buffet options, which were re-filled even when they were busy. The hotel room was nice too. My only suggestion is the variety of items...

Milford, OH
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our balcony room overlooked the lakes, covered bridge and green front lawn of this resort. Public areas and our room were well-appointed and nicely decorated, with lovely furniture, quilts and flower arrangements. Essenhaus has the feel of a nice European inn. We enjoyed waking around, visiting the shops, the restaurant, bakery, and large quilt garden. Middlebury is a good central...

1Thank GoldieK
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was introduced to this hotel through a bus tour from Ontario, Canada. I spent 3 fabulous nights at this gorgeous hotel. The service was excellent, staff amazing and friendly. We dined on mouthwatering homemade meals, which reminded me of down home meals. The beds/pillows suited my fancy perfectly and I had the best 3 nights sleep that I had...

1Thank Pam C
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The staff was very accommodating & wanted to make our stay comfortable. The 2 queen bed room was huge compared to most hotels where I've stayed. Only bad thing was the pillows were like rocks so I should have asked for something softer.

Thank Mel558

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities
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 Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540-9713 (Formerly Das Dutchman Essenhaus)
Region: United States > Indiana > Middlebury
Price Range: $100 - $140 (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.”
660LisaA, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor is quaint and quiet but wifi/TV is horrible”
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,”
Nana529, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try a South facing view for a very pleasant stay.”
LombardiImages, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We choose a room on the back. Parking closer to the room.”
Wheels282, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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