Inspiration Wood Cottage Inn & Conference Center

642 E. Inspiration Road , Westville, IN 46391 USA (Show map)

About

Inspiration Wood is a serene, private 60 acre country retreat for families who want to enjoy post & beam style cottages with executive-class amenities. Each cottage is nestled in the woods near wetlands where guests can relax and observe wildlife such as deer, wild turkey, blue heron and mink. We welcome couples and families with children in a variety of cottage sizes. Inspiration Wood is open year round, enabling you to experience the harmony and beauty during each glorious season. Inspiration Wood encourages wholesome recreation and provides a positive setting for learning and growth. You will be inspired from the moment you arrive!

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4.5

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  • Guest room5
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining3.3

Wonderful Weekend

4.8 on October 24, 2016

We truly enjoyed our 3-night stay in the Acorn cabin. The cabins are beautiful and sit in the back of a scenic landscape. The cabins provide everything you need, are meticulously kept, and allow you to relax and enjoy nature. We will be coming back. Thank you!


Cleanest cabin ever!

4.0 on July 26, 2016

Our cabin was very nice and well decorated. Beds were comfy. There is only one tv which caused issued. There were things on the video we never did see like horses or the flowing river we thought was easily accessible. There are multiple trains that run through every 20 minutes which may cause your sleep to be interrupted. There was not much onsite for our family to do. Pond but no fishing. Trails that were okay. We did enjoy the continental breakfast.


Great for a weekend getaway!!

4.6 on February 25, 2016

A great location for a relaxing weekend getaway. My only reservation is that during the "busy season" it may not be as quiet as it was during my weekend. The cabins are really close together so if you are a couple staying next to a cabin with a family it may not be the quiet retreat you are looking for. Checking in and checking out is a breeze and the proprietors of the property really seem to want to makeyour stay memorable. It is a beautiful property which I'm sure is stunning when everything is in bloom.


Acorn Cottage

5 on December 08, 2015

It was great place to stay !


Great place for families

4.4 on August 21, 2015

We vacationed with our children and another family and had a wonderful time. The owners and caretakers were very helpful and the accommodations were great. The kids loved playing in the loft and outside with the sports equipment and games they provided. We would highly recommend it!


The cabins were beautiful and immaculately clea

4.4 on August 16, 2015

The cabin (we stayed in "cherry" which sleeps 4) was beautiful and immaculately clean. The kitchen was well equipped. We found ourselves lacking for nothing. Everyone on staff went way out of our way to make ourselves comfortable and pleased. I would go back in a heartbeat.


Comfortable Stay!

4.6 on July 08, 2014

Welcoming Staff and beautiful scenery. Perfect stay for family of 8 people in the cabin! I will definitely go again in the future! I loved the sand volleyball!


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Rooms & Rates

Oak Lodge

Oak Lodge, a rustic elegant lodge for a group or family of up to 8, is designed with a Woodsy theme of autumn colors. Oak Lodge is conveniently located next to Acorn Cabin to have additional family members and guests nearby. Oak Lodge is a two bedroom loft house with two king bedrooms downstairs and a full bath. Upstairs, in the loft, you will find four twin beds and another full bath. The loft overlooks a full kitchen and living room with a comfy couch and two recliners. An entertainment center houses satellite TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 8

Cherrywood Cottage

Cherrywood Cottage, a two bedroom house for a group or family of up to 4, is designed with a cherry theme of burgundy and yellow colors. The Cherrywood Cottage is conveniently located near the Applewood Cottage and the Pearwood Cottage to have additional family members and guests nearby. Inside the Cherrywood Cottage you will find one king bedroom with a private full bath and a double twin bedroom with a ¾ bath. Relax on the comfy couch and recliners in the great room where satellite TV is housed in the entertainment center and a full kitchen is just steps away.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Applewood Cottage

Applewood Cottage, a two bedroom house for a group or family of up to 4, is designed with an Apple theme of red and green colors. The Applewood Cottage is conveniently located near Pearwood Cottage and Cherrywood Cottage to have additional family members and guests nearby. Inside the Applewood Cottage you will find one king bedroom with a private full bath and a double twin bedroom with a ¾ bath. Relax on the comfy couch and recliners in the great room where satellite TV is housed in the entertainment center and a full kitchen is just steps away.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Pinecone Cabin

Pine Cone Cabin, a rustic elegant cabin for up to two guests, is designed with a Woodsy theme of green and brown. It is conveniently located next to Pine Lodge to have additional family members and guests nearby. Pine Cone Cabin is a one bedroom house with one king bedroom and a handicap accessible bathroom. A generous full kitchen and living room with a comfy couch and two recliners completes the living space. An entertainment center houses satellite TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Acorn Cabin

Acorn Cabin, a rustic elegant cabin for up to two guests, is designed with a Woodsy theme of autumn colors. Acorn Cabin is conveniently located next to Oak Lodge to have additional family members and guests nearby. Acorn Cabin is a one bedroom house with one king bedroom and a full bath. A generous full kitchen and living room with a comfy couch and two recliners completes the living space. An entertainment center houses satellite TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Pine Lodge

Pine Lodge, a rustic elegant lodge for a group or family of up to 8, is designed with a Woodsy theme of green and brown. Pine Lodge is conveniently located next to Pine Cone Cabin to have additional family members and guests nearby. Pine Lodge is a two bedroom loft house with two king bedrooms downstairs and a full bath. Upstairs, in the loft, you will find four twin beds and another full bath. The loft overlooks a full kitchen and living room with a comfy couch and two recliners. An entertainment center houses satellite TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 8

Pearwood Cottage

Pearwood Cottage, a two bedroom house for a group or family of up to 4, is designed with a pear theme of green and yellow colors. The Pearwood Cottage is conveniently located near the Applewood Cottage and the Cherrywood Cottage to have additional family members and guests nearby. Inside the Pearwood Cottage you will find one king bedroom with a private full bath and a double twin bedroom with a ¾ bath. Relax on the comfy couch and recliners in the great room where satellite TV is housed in the entertainment center and a full kitchen is just steps away.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Check Dates

Location

Airport

Columbus, IN (CLU-Bakalar Muni) 42 miles

Directions to property:

From the Indiana Toll Road (I-90). Take the US-421 exit (Exit 39). Keep left to take the ramp toward Michigan City. Turn Left on US-421. Turn a Sharp Left onto E. Snyder Road. Turn Right onto County Line Road. Turn Left onto Burdick Road. Turn Left onto 650 E. and Arrive at Inspiration Wood.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Parking , fully equipped kitchens

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Kitchenette, Microwave, Outdoor grilling, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wheelchair access, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Sand Volley Ball, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails

Check Dates

Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm to 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Guests may smoke on the covered porch of their cottage.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes We enjoy having families with children of all ages!
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: two night minimum stay.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit is equal to the first night's stay.
  • Cancellations: $25 fee if cancelled at least two weeks prior to check-in date. Loss of deposit if cancelled within two weeks of check-in date.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ron & Kim Van Sessen

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Serving Location: The Lavender House, Guest room

Signature Dish

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