When you are traveling, you might end up staying loyal to one brand of hotel. You like them so you stick with them, however their hotels often clone each other. Their New York Hotel might look identical to their Chicago Hotel. It is therefore nice to experience a stylish boutique hotel with a difference. It is in these hotels that you enjoy buildings with character and personality. As fall arrives in the U.S. and you attempt to escape your busy working life, here are four of the most stylish boutique hotels in Indiana to check out, all with their own quirky selling points.
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1. Ameristar Casino Hotel, East Chicago
The Ameristar Casino Hotel in East Chicago is a popular place for tourists escaping Chicago, Illinois for East Chicago across the state border into Indiana. With its 15 story tower, deep soaking tubs, glass enclosed showers and state of the art casino, this is a place to indulge in your passions. A 24 hour Fitness Center is available for your use throughout your stay and there are ample places to eat and drink on site.
2. Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park and Resort, French Lick
For a fun and adventurous time with the family, the Big Splash in French Lick ticks all the boxes and promises a holiday to remember. The Big Splash Adventure Indoor Water Park & Resort is built on 75 wooded acres of land in very close proximity to the historic towns of West Baden and French Lick. On the premises, the feature of the resort is the U.S.A.’s largest indoor water park with a retractable roof as well as multiple slides, a lazy river, a wet deck play area and a tropical hot tub. It is close to the French Lick Resort Casino and day trips can also be taken to Patoka Lake and Paoli Peaks but realistically once you get here, you won’t want to leave.
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3. Best Western Plus West I-64, New Albany
This is a Best Western with a slight difference. Despite its address in Indiana, you are only five miles from Louisville in Kentucky. It’s a good base for those attending the famous Kentucky derby. New Albany has flourished in the past few years, it is a quaint little river town. The hotel itself has a free breakfast, a swimming pool and high-speed internet as well as a fitness center.
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4. West Baden Springs Hotel
Quite simply listed as one of the most historic hotels in the United States, the West Baden Springs Hotel is a remarkable piece of work. The hotel features six circular stories with 246 rooms, including 40 balcony rooms with spectacular views over the famous atrium. The West Baden Springs Hotel is a National Historic Landmark which offers a world-class spa, championship golf, and a wide array of dining and entertainment options. test out the soothing European spa hospitality that drew in the social elites of the early 1900s and remains popular to this day.
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