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“Bed and Breakfast” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Artists Colony Inn

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Artists Colony Inn
Ranked #8 of 25 Nashville B&B and Inns
EVANSVILLE
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96 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Bed and Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

Very quaint and warm rooms. Mattresses are uncomfortable and hard but service is very nice. Restaurant is in same building which allows you to eat without going out in the cold or rain. I recommend the visit because the shopping is great.

Room Tip: Balconies are available in some rooms and room 203 is in the corner without surrounding rooms which...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank LAVERNE J
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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West Bend, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

We were very disappointed with the Artist Colony. The location is great but the rooms are very worn and noisey. Carpet looked dirty and the bed was horrible! You sunk to the middle, so much so, it was difficult to get out and my back hurt for 2 days. It smelled musty in the room. Breakfast was average. It definitely was not worth the money.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank Mary H
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Beavercreek, Ohio
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

We were not too interested in the place we were staying, but the area we were staying in. We were pleasantly surprised with our find at the Artist Colony Inn. Room was nice and clean, but no countertop in the bathroom or in the main room. No closet, but plenty of hooks to hang coats, just need more hangers.
We enjoyed the scenery and the breakfast buffet, especially the fried biscuits and warm apple butter. Fabulous way to start the day of walking miles......,

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Lori W
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Oxford, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

For the price there is other hotels nicer for the same price. Balcony very small. Beds hard, TV very small. Our friends went with us, there room was larger and was the same price. Breakfast was very good.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank franstamper3
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Toluca, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

We stayed at the Inn for two nights over Labor Day weekend. It was a last minute trip and we took the last room available. After booking, I read some of the negative reviews and became a little concerned, but too late. Well, our room was very nice and clean. No there aren't any closets or dressers to put your clothes away and yes there are pegs on the walls instead. It's their theme! The beds were comfortable and while others complained about not having space for their toiletries, there is a shelf above the sink and a shelving unit next to the sink that I was able to utilize. The house keeping staff that we talked to (I only remember Erica, I'm sorry) were very nice. All the staff at the Inn including the restaurant servers were courteous. The location is great. If I bought too much stuff to carry then we hiked back, dropped it off and were out again. We had eaten there a few years ago, but this is the first time staying over night. I would stay again but I would make reservations a little further in advance and request a room with a balcony. The breakfast buffet is very good but if that isn't your thing you can use your voucher towards breakfast items on their menu. Free parking too so all of that needs to be considered if your are hesitant about the price of the rooms. It was well worth it. There are things to do after the shops close. We went to see Seriously Sinatra at the theater. There is the Out of the Ordinary bar that had music Saturday night. Sunday we went to the Nashville Hotel for music at their gazebo and the Brown County Inn had entertainment too but we didn't make that and we were too late for the entertainment at Muddy Boots. You don't have to be stuck in your room but if you want to watch T.V. that would be my only complaint is out dated televisions.

Room Tip: I would request a room with a balcony. We stayed on the third floor and it was very quiet.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank kayday_84
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Louisville, Kentucky
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

It's clean. You can use the words, quaint, rustic, vintage, etc. etc., but it was pretty expensive for a very hard bed that was almost taller than the TV so we couldn't see the TV when lying in bed - and that's all there is to do after 8pm. The staff is very nice except for this one man - guessing he's the manager. He was RUDE. Once I heard him be very rude to one of the servers who was working as hard as she could. Then, the same evening, I saw him completely embarrass himself by screaming at someone outside who was smoking too close to the door. Maybe he should put a no-smoking sign or just ask people to step 10 feet to the right or left instead of screaming at people and causing a scene.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Derbytoon
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Columbus, Ohio
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

The Inn itself is very nice and a perfect location for a walk around vacation. The room were very clean but dark and a hard mattress. Breakfast is worth your time, you can sit inside or out. Pick a room with a balcony on the upper floor for a view.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sherri049
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Property: Artists Colony Inn
Address: 105 South Van Buren, Nashville, IN 47448
Region: United States > Indiana > Nashville
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Nashville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Artists Colony Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Artists Colony Inn is located the center of Nashville within walking distance of 300 shops and art galleries and a short drive to the famous Brown County State Park. Relax in our quaint Inn that has combined the traditions of the past while enjoying all the amenities of the 21st Century. We are a small boutique hotel that offers a full service restaurant, Bed and Breakfast packages, corporate retreats for the business traveler, dining, banquet, and meeting facilities. ... more   less 
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