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4.8 out of 5

"i've stayed at every property up in the area. Blue Gate is by far the best. Farmstead is #2. Essenhaus is so bland and food is not as good " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 22 Sep 2022

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Hotel Description

3.5-star guestrooms with free WiFi

In Middlebury

Stay at this Middlebury hotel and you'll be within 9 miles (15 km) of Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park and Blue Gate Performing Arts Center. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Menno-Hof Museum of Culture and Michiana Event Center.

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 4 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$125* Per night/room Oct 30 - Oct 31

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center ratings based on 23 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center

Everyone (9) Couples (7) Family (6)
3 out of 5
i've stayed at every property up in the area. Blue Gate is by far the best. Farmstead is #2. Essenhaus is so bland and food is not as good

Posted by on Sep 22, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 23, 2022 by Coleman Miller

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear about the food and your experience with us. We hope you decide to give us a second chance and we can give you the best stay in the area!

5 out of 5
The pool and hot tub were great. We missed the shopping. Arrived too late,! Breakfast was very good, lots of choices . Bed was comfortable. Area was safe to walk around.

Posted by on Aug 3, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 3, 2022 by Lisa

Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We appreciate your feedback

5 out of 5

Posted by , from Valparaiso on Jun 4, 2022

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5 out of 5
This is a very unique property and we couldn’t be more pleased. Property is clean, homey feeling with a cozy Amish charm!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 26, 2022 by Jamie Oaks

Thank you for your review and feedback! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you visit again soon!

5 out of 5
Homey atmosphere allows you to relax and enjoy yourself.

Posted by on Feb 7, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 7, 2022 by Jamie Oaks

Thank you for your review. We hope you visit again soon!

5 out of 5
Beautiful here

Posted by on Jan 1, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 4, 2022 by Jamie Oaks

Thank you for your review. We hope you visit again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 20, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 17, 2021

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5 out of 5
Beautiful setting. Rooms very clean & comfortable

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021

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Sep 12, 2021 by Jamie Oaks

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you visit us again soon!

5 out of 5
I love how big and it is decorated. The room is really big and has plenty of lighting. The air-conditioning is awesome really cool. Definitely would come again.

Posted by on Jul 6, 2021

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Jul 6, 2021 by Hotel Management

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again. Have a wonderful day!

About the Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center

Location 240 Hwy 20, Middlebury, IN 46540

Property Features

Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. There are 4 meeting rooms available. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Middlebury hotel is smoke free.

  • 100 guestrooms or units
  • 4000 sq ft of conference space
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center offers 100 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Middlebury hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 6.5 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 4.0 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 4.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 6.5 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Essenhaus Inn Middlebury
  • Essenhaus Inn
  • Essenhaus Middlebury
  • Essenhaus
  • Essenhaus & Conference Center
  • Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center Hotel
  • Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center Middlebury
  • Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center Hotel Middlebury

You should know

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.