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Alton, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was one of the most unique B&B's we have ever stayed at! It is an old converted railway freight station sitting on two **very** active tracks. At first, the train traffic was a little intimidating, but we quickly grew to enjoying the sounds and motions of the trains going by! It is actually kind of addicting! The inside décor...

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Indiana
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Let me start by stating this is our 2nd anniversary and we only started staying at bed and breakfasts on our honeymoon so I don't have a ton of experience. This year we were looking to not spend a ridiculous amount of money and find some place interesting. We definitely found something interesting here. My husband used to do model...

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Niagara Falls,
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in the boxcar with my grandchildren 5 & 12 years old. Each enjoyed the wonderful experience: the loft, the large sliding wood door at the entrance of the boxcar, the trains blowing their whistles while passing. We celebrated a birthday in the gathering room and felt right at home. This unique lodging was impeccable in every way: decor,...

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Los Altos, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed at one of the box cars while visiting the Dunes. This place is amazing. My two teenagers were extremely excited to be in the well decorated room with a cozy loft. The owners and hosts made us feel very welcome. What a highlight of our trip!

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Jewell, Iowa
Reviewed 1 April 2016

A month ago I tried to book a room. Full. One the spur-of-the-moment, I called again several weeks later and BINGO, got the upstairs room reserved. Spotless, railroadiana abounds throughout, accommodations are superb, and Host Richard Riley is the tops. My wife and I have stayed at a number of rail related stops, but this has to move to the...

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Ogallala
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We had another great stay at Riley's Railhouse. It's just a wonderful place to relax, watch the trains go by, chat with the owners, and play with the Railhouse dogs. This B&B is impeccably decorated, the rooms are nice, the breakfasts are delicious, and it's walking distance to several nice restaurants, which is handy. We're looking forward to our next...

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Martinsville, IN
Reviewed 14 October 2015

A truly remarkable experience and a highlight of our summer travels! Our hosts were very special and obviously love "railroading" and people!!! Still have memories of hearing the trains going through the small town! Rooms were large, very well furnished, very clean and the bed was soooo comfortable. They are adding rail cars and will be anxious to return ....

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Ogallala
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My family thought this was a great place to visit and watch all the trains go by each day and night!!! My younger son especially enjoyed the upper berth deck from which he had sort of an aerial view of the trains that passed by every 20 minutes or so. The breakfast that owner Richard Riley makes each morning was...

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Covington, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We had the opportunity to stay in this unique bed and breakfast for 3 nights, and will definitely be back. Hosts Richard and Ann Marie were such gracious hosts...friendly and warm. Together they designed and oversaw construction on this wonderful renovation - bringing the historic freight depot well beyond its original charm right on into fun and comfort. They made...

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Reviewed 8 September 2014

We stayed one night, and look forward to visiting again and staying longer. We stayed in the upper berth with our 8 year-old son...he was thrilled with the room and the loft area, and we loved it, too! Richard and Ann Marie were fantastic hosts, and we really enjoyed the little town of Chesterton. We will be sure to return!

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Address: 123 N 4th St, Chesterton, IN 46304-2352
Region: United States > Indiana > Chesterton
Number of rooms: 2
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“We stayed in the Lower Berth. The room was very comfortable and convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles swsands, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The boxcars are probably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles saraw0418, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Trains passing, rain on the metal boxcar roof added to the ambience & excitement for us. Some might prefer a more silent night.”
  • Door to one of the boxcar rooms. Inside: impeccable decor, mini refrigerator, very nice bathroom
 of 5 bubbles juliag553, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Richard has two rooms: upstairs or down. We chose up: do! He is refurbishing additional rooms that will not disappoint.”
 of 5 bubbles richardsA9214JG, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The upper berth has a nice viewing patio.”
 of 5 bubbles mroman456, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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