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Hot Springs, Arkansas
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Great experience in the Looking Glass Inn. One night in town and the Inn offered the best value and location. Beautiful older home in an amazing neighborhood of 100+ year old homes, all restored with pristine lawns and gardens. Comfortable and quiet room, gracious and friendly hosts. Woe stay avian if through again.

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience! We hope to see you again in the near future.

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in the Green room. Was beautifully furnished and well equipped with a jacuzzi bath. Access to a small kitchen on the same floor where there was a drinks machine, snacks and cold drinks available at all times. We were made to feel very welcome as soon as we arrived. We mentioned that we were feeling hungry...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Nothing wrong just not as nice as others we've stayed in. Location is great, very close to most tourist attractions. Beautiful old neighborhood, we felt very safe walking around, as we walked to dinner about 3 blocks away. Only negatives, no one stays in the house so you have to call them if you need anything, Ice we couldn't find...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about our Inn. We did want to clarify that there are 2 innkeepers who live on-site. They were out for the evening and the innkeeper at our sister property next door was covering. We do apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this may have caused. We are happy to provide any...

Jackson, Michigan
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My husband and I were planning a weekend getaway. When babysitting plans changed, we needed to bring our 2-year old with us. The transition to family overnight stay was flawless. Innkeeper connected with us personally upon arrival and felt very welcoming. Our key let us in at any hour, and there was a secure swipe key system to the outside...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

We love families! See you on your next trip to Indy.

yorkshire
Reviewed 21 March 2016

i stayed here while attending a convention downtown. It is a 2 mile walk. Really comfortable bed, pretty, pretty house with antique furniture. DYlan cooked delicious breakfasts at the weekend, with continental on weekdays. bAthroom bit temperamental but clean. Breakfast is a communal affair - none of the anonymity of one of the big chains - which was a real...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

Communal breakfast is a fabulous way to start the day making new friends! We love to get to know our travelers.

Reviewed 18 January 2016

This place is an absolute hidden gem so close to downtown Indianapolis. I stayed here because all the major hotel chains were booked-up for a major conference on the dates of my visit but would definitely return. The interior of this property is beautiful, old fashioned American and very impressive. The staff were delightfully welcoming and friendly. The breakfast was...

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Indianapolis
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We frequently stay at B & B's and enjoy the historic homes and furnishings. This one does a decent job of providing comfortable furnishings - but the "king" bed in our room was so short that my feet hung off and I am only 5'4". I would have liked information available about the history of the home, etc., that is...

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Villa I, Owner at Looking Glass Inn, responded to this review

We have a book that inventories the entire historic neighborhood we are in on the table in our grand entry way. Sorry we would have loved to share our passion for history with you.

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We spent three nights at this b and b and very much enjoyed it. The room was large and comfortable with a good bathroom. The neighborhood is historic and very conveniently located. The Inn offers free parking and internet. Breakfast was delicious, enough choices for both of us.

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CHESHIRE
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Found a great deal at this Inn while looking for a room while attending a tradeshow at the convention center. Walked from the convention center on a nice snowy night, which was a good hour trip with a few window shopping stops on the way. There was no desk person when I arrived, but after I called the # provided...

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Caseville, Michigan
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I just do not even know where to begin. This B&B is a mere 2 miles from the city center of Indy, yet is in a quiet and beautiful neighborhood comprised of large Victorian homes. I spent four nights in downtown Indy for a conference and checked out to spend the weekend at the Looking Glass Inn. I was traveling...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1905, The Looking Glass Inn is located in the heart of the city’s Old Northside; an area that was home to the principal leaders of Indianapolis during the turn of the twentieth century. It was Elizabeth Gates, wife of a wholesale grocery merchant, who erected this Free Classic style mansion while living here until 1907. The Inn boasts 7 fabulous guestrooms all with private baths. A complimentary Butler's Pantry stocked with snacks and beverages is offered with every room as well as breakfast daily. The Looking Glass Inn opened its doors in February 1999 after the Life family purchased, fully renovated and tastefully redecorated the home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Looking Glass Inn

Address: 1319 N New Jersey St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2621
Region: United States > Indiana > Indianapolis
Price Range: $152 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Looking Glass Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Do not stay here in cool or cold weather”
 of 5 bubbles RusPat_704, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“they offer a great break room with access to free water, coffee, soda and snacks throughout the day and evening.”
 of 5 bubbles J6207ORdanielm, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“wIlliow room was lovely but shower fiddly”
 of 5 bubbles DebsGYorkshire, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The ground floor room was good, there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosie988, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a front room, the Willow room which was in the front, no noise from the street. A quiet neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles ewhite0640, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
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