Located half a mile from Valparaiso University, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Valparaiso, IN places you minutes from campus activities and the Crusaders’ athletic facilities. Be sure to stop by downtown Valpo to shop boutiques or dine at Main+Lincoln, a restaurant that’s popular with families and foodies alike. You can upload photos of your campus visit with the hotel’s free high-speed Internet access before relaxing in the indoor pool or hot tub.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
In town for a Crusaders’ game? Check the gameday schedule online with free Internet access before walking over to the stadium or arena. After a win, work out your extra energy with a jog at the fitness center. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Kick back in a comfortable guest room or suite, which offers a microwave and refrigerator, perfect for keeping snacks and drinks on hand while you watch pre-game coverage on TV. Standard amenities include:
Need to accommodate a group? Book a One-bedroom Suite, which includes all standard amenities as well as a separate living area with a sleeper sofa and an extra TV.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Greet the morning with a cup of coffee, a hot waffle and fresh fruit at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. You have plenty of options for lunch and dinner with nearby restaurants like Kelsey’s Steak & Seafood, known for its award-winning prime rib. If you’re up for it, you can attempt Kelsey’s Six-Pound Steak Challenge, a one-hour eating contest that few have conquered.
Things to Do in Valparaiso
Only a mile from the hotel, downtown Valpo gives you plenty of choices for shopping, dining and entertainment. Dine outside and watch the bustle of the city at Meditrina Market Cafe. From the restaurant, it’s a two-block walk to Memorial Opera House to see a musical. Check out these other local attractions:
Deep River Waterpark – When the temperature rises, make the 20-minute drive to Deep River Waterpark to cool down. Your family will love floating down the Bayou River Ride and racing each other at the Double Dueling CannonBowl. Still too warm? Then order two scoops at Milo’s Ice Cream Shop.
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens – Explore wetlands, prairies and forests during a leisurely afternoon at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, only eight miles from the hotel. While you’re there, you can get your ticket for the Under the Stars Concert Series and enjoy an evening of toe-tapping fun.
Valparaiso University – From the Kissing Bridge to the Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University offers more than just a great education. About a half mile away, the campus is home to the Chapel of the Resurrection, an architecturally stunning building that’s one of the largest of its kind in the world. Be sure to watch a Crusaders basketball game at the ARC, one of the most exciting venues in college sports.
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Groups & Meetings
Schedule a team meeting or a victory celebration at the Country Inn & Suites. We offer a meeting space equipped with free high-speed Internet access and audiovisual technology, and our helpful staff can recommend catering options for your event.
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