5 on July 09, 2017
Great historical house and host Fred! (Sally was on vacation but was checking on Fred)
5 on July 08, 2017
Welcomed into a quiet and lovely neighborhood with a well-appointed B & B hosted by a charming couple, my husband and I truly enjoyed our time at The White House on Park Avenue.
5 on May 21, 2017
This was the best B&B I have stayed in. The room was large, the owner was friendly and knew the history of the house. I was in Rensselaer to research my genealogy which was semi successful so if I have to go again I would not hesitate to stay at the White House.
5 on May 17, 2017
Very accommodating to our later arrival, well furnished room and plenty of historical reading about the house and local college that is closing. ¿¿
5 on February 26, 2017
The owners, Fred and Sally, are very hospitable and serve a delicious breakfast!
4.2 on November 21, 2016
Fred and Sally were great Hosts, enjoyed the sitting rooms on first floor and many antiques throughout. Had coffee and pumpkin bread ready for us at 5:00 AM to view Sandhill cranes and came back to a tasty breakfast.
3.8 on November 04, 2016
I was traveling from Chicago to Florida and was very late in leaving the city, contrary to my plan, but Sally was able to accommodate my arrival past midnight. Breakfast that morning was plentiful and on time. Lack of plain milk kept me from enjoying my coffee and the meal was rather heavier than I was used to. Choices would be appreciated.
5 on September 23, 2016
We've been coming to the White House for 7 years now, and fortunately still have several visits ahead of us between now and May 2017 when our youngest graduates from Saint Joseph's College. We have stayed in every room and love them all. Sally and Fred are wonderful hosts and have become great friends. Sally's breakfasts are to die for, and having home baked cookies in the room on each arrival is a delight. All rooms and the entire house is spotless and decorated with love and attention to detail. If it weren't for that little thing called tuition, we would consider adopting another child and sending him to Saint Joseph's so we could continue our visits. We not only highly recommend you stay here, we wouldn't consider saying anywhere else when we are in Rensselaer. Angie and Curtis Davies
4.6 on August 31, 2016
I spent two very restful nights in The Bird's Nest room. It was a very comfortable bed, and my hosts did a great job of "de-feathering" it, as I let them know ahead of time of my allergy to down & feathers. The hallway bathroom for this room is at the other end of the hall, but multiple hallway night lights and a fluffy robe were provided. Sally also cooked and fed us terrific breakfasts both mornings. She accommodated my food allergies (again, I let her know in advance), along with a gluten intolerance of another guest. Both Sally & Fred were delightful people, and wonderful hosts.
4.2 on August 23, 2016
We enjoyed the beautiful surroundings of this historic home. The owner was very friendly and made us feel very welcome. This B&B is a good value, probably because of it's location, but it was the perfect place for us to stop on our way to Michigan.
3.6 on August 14, 2016
What a terrific place to stay when visiting the Rensselaer area; this B&B is in a great location of town with a quite neighborhood. Fred & Sally are quite the hosts and really make you feel right at home. Super opportunity to take a step and feel back in time during a stay in this historic home.
5 on June 28, 2016
This was our second stay at The White House. Such a beautiful historical home. We love it there!
5 on June 27, 2016
great owners,great breakfast
5 on June 23, 2016
We very much enjoyed our stay at the White House. Though we were barely there long enough to sleep and eat breakfast, those needs were met very well. The house was very inviting and it would have been a very comfortable place to have spent more time. The hosts were warm and welcoming and very accommodating. It will definitely be our "go to" the next time we are in town.
4.6 on June 23, 2016
The White House is a lovely Victorian home and Fred and Sally are very gracious hosts. Breakfast was great - orange French toast, sausage and fresh fruit. The bed was very comfortable and the quality of air conditioning was much appreciated on a hot summer day. I would strongly recommend The White House for a stay in Rensselaer.
5 on June 06, 2016
5 on May 04, 2016
Sally and Fred were very personable and the overall experience was outstanding. We would definitely stay there again.
5 on May 02, 2016
Thank you for the great service and wonderful stay. Always a pleasure to be a guest at such a wonderful home.
4.6 on April 27, 2016
The house was cute and so clean. The owners were great and very hospitable. Breakfast was delicious and it was a great place to stay in this town.
5 on April 13, 2016
It is always a pleasure to see Fred and Sally in their beautiful B&B
5 on March 27, 2016
We love Fred and Sally Berger and the White House on Park. We were married on Friday afternoon at this beautiful house and our family occupied three of the four charming rooms. We could not have chosen a more perfect place. We live locally and plan to return on our one year anniversary and every year after if we can.
5 on January 17, 2016
We enjoyed our stay at The White House on Park Avenue. The breakfast was wonderful and there was a different meal each day. Coffee was ready for us before our meal, so we could enjoy a cup and relax in the beautiful sitting room. We will be back to stay again!
5 on November 17, 2015
We were in town to see the migration of sandhill cranes, we left 5:00 in the morning and there was hot coffee and pumpkin bread for us at 5:00. We returned at 8:30 to a great breakfast. The rooms were very comfortable and the house was grand. We look forward to return and will make this a tradition to stay and to see the cranes.
5 on October 19, 2015
Wow, Sally and Fred are such incredible hosts, they are family as soon as you walk in the door, even late as we did. Staying there for 3 nights wasn't enough so we will HAVE to go back to experience the great hospitality they provide. The atmosphere is just so warm and charming. The breakfasts are to die for each day and are served promptly at the predetermined times. Wow, can't wait for our next experience at the White House in Rensselaer, IN!!!
5 on October 13, 2015
Our stay at the White House on Park was perfect. Cottage Retreat room with its oversized tub is the best and Sally's homemade cookies were a nice touch. The breakfast is another reason I love this place. Thanks Fred and Sally for making us feel right at home.
5 on June 17, 2015
Been here a few times. It suits my needs perfectly. I hope to make again next year!
5 on April 28, 2015
We stayed in the Rose Garden room. Impeccable!!! Very clean Comfortable, and authentic. The hosts personable and available but not intrusive. The breakfast was: superb, delicious, beautiful, well presented, timely, did I mention delicious, Ok so much for the rave. Try it you'll like it. OR buy it (It IS for sale) and keep the excellence going...
5 on December 31, 2014
This is a very nice B&B and the proprietors are very pleasant and enjoyable people. I would highly recommend a stay.
5 on December 18, 2014
This house was beautiful, and the furnishings and rooms were very comfortable. The couple was very friendly and breakfast was delicious and better than I expected. If I ever pass through Resselaer again, I will definitely be staying here!
5 on December 17, 2014
It was our first time there and we couldn't have been more pleased!
5 on November 13, 2014
Outstanding hosts at an outstanding B & B! A place with character, history & charm.
4.8 on November 11, 2014
We thought we might come in late and received a phone call checking on our status. We were greeted warmly when we got there. Our breakfast was fantastic and we had a lot of fun and laughs talking with the other guests at breakfast. Highly recommended. We would go back if that way again.
5 on September 29, 2014
This lovely home has been restored to it's glory days and is the perfect get away place. Fred and Sally are very friendly and perfect hosts. If you're going to be in the area for a few days, don't hesitate to give The White House a try!
4.8 on September 26, 2014
Nice place and small town. Great place to walk around.
4.2 on September 03, 2014
Hosts were very gracious and accomodating. The room (Rose Garden) was beautiful and comfortable. Breakfast was very delicious. M. Smith
5 on August 27, 2014
Lovely house, friendly innkeepers and delicious breakfast.
5 on August 21, 2014
Top rating for this B&B. I needed a place to stay for 1 night for business in Morocco, IN and this was a great decision. The innkeepers, Sally and Fred were very friendly and informative about the area. Breakfast was excellent. I highly recommend this business or pleasure.
5 on August 12, 2014
Excellent B&B! Breakfast amazing. Wonderful, Caring owners, Top Notch all around
5 on August 02, 2014
This is a lovely B&B in the small community of Rensselaer, IN. The hosts have taken care of your every need before you even realize it. The decor of all the rooms (we've stayed in 2) have a Victorian elegance and are just beautiful and spacious, with all the modern updates required in the 21st century. The breakfasts are simply divine as is the company: the other guests and our hosts Fred and Sally. I can't think of a single improvement. Book a room and you'll see what I mean.
5 on June 30, 2014
A wonderful overnight stay for a couple. Rooms are beautifully furnished with turn-of-century décor that evokes a genteel lifestyle, yet the B&B does not feel like a museum. Personal photos and memorabilia of current owners add a homelike atmosphere. A well-maintained vintage baby grand provided much enjoyment for my piano-playing spouse and me. Breakfast was delicious and attractively presented.
5 on May 24, 2014
Very friendly and very helpful host and hostess. Beautiful home. Large, very comfortable bedroom and bath. Quiet neighborhood. Great breakfast at flexible time--we had to leave early for Cubs game, so had breakfast at 7:30, while honeymooners had breakfast at 9. Accommodated dietary needs of a Type 1 diabetic with a smile. This is a great place to stay.
5 on May 04, 2014
Beautiful, quiet, comfortable rooms. A welcome retreat after a long day's drive. Excellent breakfast. Highly recommend it.
5 on October 30, 2013
We enjoyed staying here after our wedding! The room was clean and breakfast was amazing!
5 on October 26, 2013
Fred and Sally were the friendliest, most helpful hosts we have ever dealt with. The facilities were wonderful, the breakfast was wonderful, and the hosts even helped with our itinerary. Bonus was their knowledge of the history of their beautiful house. We'll be going back next year.
4.6 on October 23, 2013
It was like visiting old friends. Sally and fred really made us feel welcomed.. They even provided maps on how to get to destinations.
5 on October 18, 2013
I have stayed at this B&B a few times now, and it just gets better every time. The Innkeepers are two of the greatest people you will ever meet. If you need anything, just give them a call and they are more than happy to try to help you. My husband stay in 'The Cottage' room and loved it. It's spacey and is perfect for a romantic weekend retreat. I have also stayed in 'The Bird's Nest' when I have traveled solo. It's very cozy and I would recommend the room if you are traveling solo. And the breakfast...Amazing. Sally's Mountaintop Bacon is great. Ask for the Fruitini when you stay there, and you won't be disappointed. I look forward to the next time my husband and I need a weekend to ourselves. :)
4.8 on September 29, 2013
We stayed here one night for our son's soccer game against St Joes. The home has been beautifully restored. The rooms were comfortable and roomy. The breakfast was awesome. They are willing to cook for vegetarians also. Would definaty recommend this place. Owners are very friendly and knowledgable.
5 on September 24, 2013
Stayed two mights in the cottage room and had a very relaxing stay.
5 on September 03, 2013
What a great place to stay! We will go back. This stay was for business and was excellent. The hosts were very helpful with the schedule we had to keep.
4.0 on August 15, 2013
We spent a wonderful weekend in this gorgeous home. Fred and Sally were gracious hosts, and they really made us feel welcome. They obviously make an effort to connect with each guest, as evidenced by the fact that so many guests appear to be "regulars" who come back year after year. Our only issue: the bathrooms are not for the claustrophobic! Still, if we are in the area again, we would definitely look into staying here.
5 on July 29, 2013
Very nice large room Excellent breakfest
5 on July 28, 2013
We had a relaxing and enjoyable 1 night stay in this beautiful B&B. Our hosts were pleasant and personable.
4.4 on July 18, 2013
We wanted a B & B for one night after escaping Chicago traffic. The White House was perfect for our needs about 45 miles south On I-65. The White House is just three miles from the interstate in a charming town. Our hosts were exceptionally gracious and hospitable. The inn is well over 100 years old, but remodeled to accommodate three-prong plugs and wifi. The rooms are huge with high ceilings and creative decoration. My wife was entranced by the beautiful antique furniture. Overall, our stay was wonderful and just what we needed. The only negative comment really does not reflect on the inn itself. We prefer basic breakfasts. I am sure that many people would love the quality fare set before us for breakfast, but it was just too rich for our tastes.
4.6 on July 01, 2013
We stayed at the White House the night of our wedding in Rensselaer. It was a perfect place to spend our first night as husband and wife. We were exhausted after the big day and the nice bathroom and tub was a perfect place to relax. It was also nice to wake up the next morning and eat breakfast with other friendly guests The owners of the B&B were very friendly and asked about the details of our wedding. I am a baseball fan so it was nice having a baseball conversation with Fred (one of the owners) and the other guest. Very wonderful experience overall and highly recommended! Perfect place to stay to see Fair Oaks Farms too!
5 on June 25, 2013
Great Host and Hostess. Good People. Breakfasts were outstanding. Bed was a delight .
4.6 on June 25, 2013
We were celebrating our 12th anniversary. We have stayed at many different Bed and Breakfasts. We found The White House on Park through Indiana Bed & Breakfast. We had no idea it was so close to our home. We were very pleasantly surprised. It was beautiful. We will definitely go back!
4.6 on April 03, 2013
Spent the night to attend a wedding. Beautiful home. Fred and Sally were very friendly and made us feel comfortable in using the common areas. Breakfast was outstanding. My teenage daughter was even impressed - not a small feat. I would most definitely stay again.
5 on February 18, 2013
If you want to have a slice of heaven you must try the White House. We both need a place to recharge or life and this fit the bill. The house was beautiful and relaxing. We ordered the fruit plate It just hit the spot after a long drive. The room was prefect. The breakfast was prefect ending to our stay. I just can't wait to return to White House. If you are planing to being in Indiana the White House should be on the top of your list
5 on November 12, 2012
Personal touches, especially those involving Sonny and Kathy, made our stay very, very pleasant. Outstanding all the way. Thank you very much.
4.4 on November 07, 2012
The interior of the "White House" seemed to glow with the warmth of a fire, though none were kindling in the fireplace at the time of our stay. The wood work is nothing short of art! We were happy not to be overwhelmed by Victorian clutter. The common rooms are furnished in a way that invites guests to sit, relax, read, visit, or whatever. Sally and Fred are friendly and gracious hosts. Our room was comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast was delicious! made more enjoyable by the comfortable, yet elegant dining room.
4.8 on October 30, 2012
We stayed one night in October. The hosts were welcoming and made us feel right at home. Our room was spotless, cozy, nicely decorated, as was the whole house. Its in a quiet residential area. We would stay there again if in the area.
4.6 on October 17, 2012
My 13 year old daughter and I delighted to find every aspect of the White House so well done! Staying here made our Mother/Daughter Night Out extra special!
5 on September 24, 2012
Beautiful Victorian house, gracious and friendly hosts, gorgeous bedroom, amazing breakfast - what more can you ask for? We were on the last leg of a week-long road trip, and this was the perfect ending. We'll definitely be back here the next time we pass through Indiana.
4.4 on September 03, 2012
I spent 2 nights in Fred and Sally's lovely house. It was certainly better value for money than staying at any of the local hotels. It's really nice and quiet, and although Rensselaer doesn't have much of a variety of places to eat the few that are worth the visit are in easy walking distance. O yes and thank you Sally for the lovely breakfasts, I was treated like a king.
5 on August 25, 2012
Stayed two nights at the White House on Park Avenue August 2012. WOW! What a gorgeous place! Comfortable beds, clean as a pin, quiet and elegant. Breakfast was scrumptious too. However, the best part for me was meeting Sally and Fred, the most accommodating hosts you'll find anywhere. These folks are the kind of people you want to have as your neighbors. Attentive, interesting and gracious. Truly lovely people. What more could you ask for? Stay here once and you'll throw rocks at the chain hotels from now on!
5 on August 01, 2012
Had a thoroughly delightful time. The innkeepers were pleasant, helpfuland uninstrusive. The wine and cheese plate was delightful. A definite bargain. Lovely house. "Downton Abbey in Indiana." Thank you.
5 on May 29, 2012
I reserved a room for two nights at this wonderful B & B for my visiting sister and brother-in-law. They were thrilled with the wonderful Rose Garden room, the delicious breakfasts, the general beauty of the entire place, and the graciousness and warmth of Fred and Sally Berger, proprietors. They remarked that it was really the most beautiful B & B in which they had ever stayed. Thank you, Fred and Sally, for giving my family members such a positive and memorable experience!
5 on May 29, 2012
My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay. The Bergers are excellent hosts, and the room was comfortable and cozy, and we loved our breakfasts. We also love the way the rest of the White House is decorated. I would highly recommend a stay at the White House.
4.0 on April 15, 2012
excellent in every aspect; felt at home, will definitely return on future business in rensselaer indiana
5 on March 21, 2012
We stayed one night in the room with the large whirlpool tub! We were greeted by Fred and Sally and given the grand tour. Our room was perfect in every way! We looked at the menus they provided us from local diners and we went on a dinner/movie date. The breakfast was superb!All of our needs were met and then some! Thank you!
5 on November 11, 2011
Fred and Sally are wonderful inn keepers who specialize in personalized, friendly service.
5 on October 12, 2011
perfectly clean, delicious food (especially the mountaintop bacon!), incredible house, and friendly innkeepers. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
4.6 on September 28, 2011
Fred and Sally were wonderful hosts. If you never had a reason to visit Rensselaer, you do now. Thanks.
5 on September 27, 2011
We were not sure what to expect since we have never stayed a a bed and breakfast before. There were no vacancies at area hotels. We are glad to have found this gem. The restored woodwork throughout is so beautiful. We love older homes and their architecture. The innkeepers were so helpful and courteous. The homemade cookies at our bedside and the delicious home cooked breakfast served at the dining room table on china and with silverware were absolutely delicious! We plan to return there the next time we need to stay in Rensselaer, IN.
4.0 on September 20, 2011
I grew up in the Rensselaer area but never realized this lovely gem existed. What a lovely place to stay when going back for a visit. Thanks so much for the lovely hospitality.
4.8 on September 18, 2011
Friendly innkeepers. Great food. I recommend this B&B without hesitation. My bridesmaids and I stayed here prior to my wedding, and it was a wonderful stay.
5 on September 04, 2011
We had a very nice time!! Sally and Fred very nice and make you feel so welcomed. We made the trip down from WI to tour the Fair Oaks Dairy Farm. The location of this in is a perfect place to stay! If we ever come back to Fair Oaks Dairy we will stay at The White house again!!
5 on August 28, 2011
all of the above ! I have stayed at the White House on Park Ave. three time and all were just wonderful stays .I have been in all rooms except for one which will be the next time around . The most confortable beds you can lay on . Sally's breakfasts should be viewed in a magazine (banana bread to die for) Fred and Sally are so welcoming and make you feel at home you just dont want to leave. looking forward to my next stay!
5 on August 13, 2011
Fred and Sally are the best bar none! Sally can cook a breakfast compared to any 5 star chef
4.6 on August 08, 2011
My wife and I spent a night at The White House on Park Avenue on our way to Wisconsin. We usually prefer a bed and breakfast to a hotel and found that Fred and Sally do a B & B right! They welcomed us and made us feel right at home. They were very detailed and knew how to really care for their guests. My wife has several food allergies and they were so gracious in providing her a breakfast that she could eat. We would definitely recommend The White House and will stay there again if we are ever in the area in the future.
4.4 on July 20, 2011
My fiancé and I stayed here for a couple nights for our summer vacation. We stayed in the Bird's Nest room. It was quaint and cozy, but too small of a room for my fiancé. We wish there are more pictures on the B&B's website so we could see all aspects of the room including how far away the bathroom was from the bedroom. Beside that little hiccup, the rest of our stay was fantastic! Sally's breakfasts are phenomenal! She made a meal with yogurt-tini which has blueberries, honey, apples, and walnuts: it tastes delicious. My fiancé and I looked forward to breakfast everyday. Fred and Sally are hospitable, friendly, and respectful. The house is beautiful. We enjoyed our stay and we look forward to visiting them again.
5 on June 27, 2011
Wonderful hosts and accommodations. Great food and atmosphere. It could not have been better!!!
5 on June 16, 2011
This is my second stay but the first with the new owners. Sally and Fred provide an outstanding B&B experience. Delicious breakfast and the rare opportunity to stay in an amazing historic home. The room was well appointed and the freshly made cookies a welcome treat. It made my 35th High School reunion even more memorable. Cannot wait to come back. I shall not wait for the 40th reunion to return to the White House on Park! It is clear how much they enjoy the house and sharing it with others. Thank you so much the visit and all the information you shared.
5 on June 15, 2011
We had a wonderful 2-night stay at The White House on Park Avenue. When asked about our breakfast preferences, I said that I was trying to avoid carbs but that I would adjust my eating to their menu and did not expect it to be the other way around. Nevertheless, the afternoon before our second morning, Sally Berger made it a point to inquire what I would like to have and what I would probably not eat. I really appreciated this and also felt good about the fact that food would not be wasted. Both Sally and Fred were very gracious and my husband and I are looking forward to our next visit there. I am hoping to take my granddaughter there before the end of the summer.
5 on May 07, 2011
This was the first time I stayed at a Bed and Breakfast, and what a great first impression! I can's say enough about The White House. It was so beautiful, yet homey. Everytime I walked around the house I found something new and beautiful to look at. It was so peaceful. The hospitality was exceptional. Fred and Sally are so friendly and interesting to talk to. The breakfast was delicious, especially the yogurt tini and orange frech toast. Yum! I look forward to returning.
4.6 on April 11, 2011
The White House offers a wonderfully, warm, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, and Sally and Fred are the epitome of gracious hosts. My family and I always enjoy our stays here and highly recommend this venue.
5 on February 09, 2011
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this relaxing, historic home. The innkeepers were fabulous and served a delicious, hot breakfast.
5 on November 14, 2010
We stayed there recently after a Purdue game. The room was very nicely furnished and very comfortable. The bed was great! The cookies and breakfast were delicious. We enjoyed a great dinner at a local restaurant in Rensselaer. Would love to come back again.
4.0 on November 10, 2010
Our stay in the Bird's Nest was very quiet and restful. We loved the homebaked cookies, the breakfasts were delicious and the house was very comfortable. It was also close to the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Preserve where we watched thousands of sandhill cranes -just an easy 30 minute drive North of Rensselaer.
4.0 on October 13, 2010
I arrived by car within the time bracket specified by the White House's website and parked under the porte cochere and was soon met by Sally Berger, who had been giving a piano lesson inside. She showed me the room I had chosen (the Rose Garden) and was even amenable to allowing me a different room, if I wanted it. The Rose Garden room was clean and decorated, I think, according to the White House's period--late nineteenth century. "The quiet won't bother you, will it?" she asked. For this business traveler, who would drive on to Chicago the next morning, the promised quiet was golden and did in fact happen. Just as important for me was that the bed was firm. Fred Berger, who appeared a bit later, and Sally later asked my preference, slightly early, for a time for breakfast and delivered (including french toast and bacon) perfectly the next morning in the White House's exceptionally pleasant dining room. I wanted a departure--a relaxing one--in an establishment off the beaten path and unlike the chains and found it at the White House in the good care of Fred and Sally Berger. W. D. B.
5 on September 16, 2009
Charming, peaceful and miles from the fast pace of the big city. You'll enjoy the tree-lined neighborhood, the town square and the local restaurants. But you'll love the quiet relaxation of the B&B, the comfortable spaciousness of the room and the delicious breakfast.