Discover home again in Van Wert County

Finding the right hotel is a must on any vacation and Van Wert offers a variety of hotels and motels to fit any budget. Ranging from well-known national chains to family-operated businesses, a fine bed and breakfast, or a campground you're sure to find the right accommodations during your stay in Van Wert. Only a short drive from Fort Wayne, Indiana or Lima, Ohio, the accommodations found in Van Wert are a comfortable alternative to city prices.



Bed & Breakfast

Hughes Inn                                                                               Come and enjoy the Mission, Arts and Crafts style bungalow built in 1915 which has been completely updated and restored. Each of the four spacious rooms are uniquely decorated and furnished with antiques and collectables. Each of the guest rooms include breakfast served in the red toile decorated dining room. For more information contact the Hughes Inn at 419-238-9888 or visit their web site at



Hillside Bed and Breakfast

Situated in a quiet rural settng, the Hillside Bed and Breakfast is an old restored 1907 farmhouse. Relax and dream in beautiful Ohio where the golden grain dwarfs lovely flowers in the summer sun. The unique hillside house has a park and creek to the west, with a new addition of 4 bedrooms with private baths to the east. The game room has pool tables, a ping pong table, air hockey, Wii game and foosball. Also located on the property is an Oliver Tractor collection. The proprietors operate a working grain farm. For additional information call them at 419-495-2845 or visit their website at                 







Huggy Bear Campground                                                                                                                       Huggy Bar Campground is located on 27 acres with a 3 acre pond for swimming and fishing. They also offer an

in-ground swimming pool for campers’ enjoyment. A challenging 18-hole mini golf course is also located on the property. All of the camp sites offer water, electric and a fire ring. They also have sites with a sewer hook-up. They offer wireless internet access, winter camping and a restaurant can be found on the premises. For more information visit their web site at or call at 419-968-2211.

Timberwoods Camping Resort

A quiet shaded family campground. They offer an in‐ground swimming pool, a pond for fishing and swimming, a large playground, an 18‐hole mini golf course, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, a camp store with pizza, hard dip ice cream, sandwiches a propane fill station and laundry room. All campsites include water, picnic tables, fire ring, electric and sewer. Wireless internet access is available. They also have a large shaded area for tent camping. Pets are welcome but must be on a leash. Contact them at 419-238-1124 or visit their web site at


Van Wert County Fairgrounds                                                                                                              The Van Wert County Fairgrounds consists of approximately 90 acres of land, including some 8 acres of paved driveways, a variety of buildings and structures and lots of shaded grassy areas capable of serving a wide variety of activities and events. Overnight camping is available from April 1 through November 15. For rates, availability and reservations contact the Van Wert County Fair Board office at 419-238-9270 or visit their web site at for additional information.

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Comfort Inn                                                                                                                                                The Comfort Inn is a well-maintained, moderately-priced facility.  They offer clean, modern, spacious rooms with many amenities including cable TV, indoor pool, exercise room, high speed internet access in each room and a continental breakfast.  They are handicapped accessible.  Shopping and restaurants are located nearby in the Towne Centre shopping area, and Main Street businesses are just a few blocks away.  When attending events at the nearby Niswonger Performing Arts Center or participating in one of the many area festivals, the Comfort Inn makes a great place to extend your stay.  For more information contact them at 419-232-6040 or visit



The Guestkeeper is an independently owned and operated motel with 46 rooms. With reasonable prices and clean facilities, the Guestkeeper is an ideal lodging destination for couples or families who do not require extensive recreational activities. They cater to those seeking a no-frills stay whether its for overnight or an extended stay. The motel has in-room internet access, continental breakfast and a “pets allowed” policy. For more information contact them at 419-238-3700 or visit their web site at


Fountain Inn The Fountain Inn is a beautifully maintained historic Inn located along the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor.  The Inn's yester-year charms with its modern conveniences offers home comforts.  The Inn is located in downtown Van Wert, right across from the YMCA and the Brumback Library.  Right beside the Inn is the award-winning Fountain Park, where noted musicians perform in our Summer Music Festival every Friday evening.   From the Inn you can take a bike ride or stroll down memory lane in downtown Van Wert.  Otherwise, if you would prefer to relax and stay indoors, the Inn has a movie collection for the lending. The rooms are quiet, clean, and tastefully decorated with queen-sized beds, cable color TVs, refrigerators,  microwaves and full baths.  They offer free High Speed Wireless Internet, free local phone calls and free fax service.  Finally, ask them about their complimentary "Health Center" day pass at the YMCA and enjoy all the member benefits.  To learn more about this facility, email their web site at or email them at  For directions, reservations and group rates please call their office at 419-238-3330



Holiday Inn Express The Holiday Inn Express has consistently received praise from its customers for the clean, modern and spacious rooms with many amenities including cable TV, indoor pool, exercise room, high speed internet access and a free continental breakfast. Handicapped rooms are available. For more information and reservations call 419-238-2600 or 1-888-HOLIDAY. You can also view the facility by visiting


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Banquet Facilities

The Convention and Visitors Bureau stands ready to assist you in planning your business or group meetings and finding the correct banquet facilities to meet your needs.  Let us help you impress your colleagues and friends in making a fine selection.


Hotel Marsh    
128 E. Main Street
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-2959
Capacity:  Maximum 100 people 

Willow Bend Country Club
579 Hospital Drive
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-0111
200 people (Main Dining Room) 
40 people (Board Room)
70 people (Lower Level)

American Legion
631 W. Main Street 
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-5266 
Capacity:  Maximum 175 people  

Lincoln Ridge
6237 Lincoln Highway  
Ph. 419-749-4221
Capacity:  Maximum 75 people 


Hickory Sticks Golf Club

(Mulligan's Pub)


12083  US Rt. 127 S

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-0441

Capacity:  Maximum 200 people

Y's Cuisine - YWCA
408 E. Main Street
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-6639
Capacity:  Maximum 150 people


Van Wert County Fairgrounds

1055 S. Washington Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-9270

Capacity:  Maximum 900 people

Note:  4  areas of various sizes are      




Elks Lodge
1197 Elks Drive
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-5580
Capacity:  Maximum 250 people

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5803

111 N. Shannon Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-9600

Capacity:  Maximum 175 people

Knights of Columbus

425 Woodland Avenue

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-6034


Capacity:  Maximum 400 people


Van Wert County Historical Museum

602 N. Washington Street

Van Wert

Ph:  419-238-4192

Capacity:  70 people (Annex)

                 100 people(Barn)

                   20 people (Mansion)


Trinity Friends Family Life Center

605 N. Franklin Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-23-2788

Capacity:  Maximum 500 people


Vantage Career Center

818 N. Franklin Street

Van Wert

Ph:  419-238-5411

Capacity:  300 people (Commons)

                   100 people (Cup & Saucer









Hughes Inn

704 S. Washington Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-9888

Capacity:  Maximum 30 people

Niswonger Performing Arts Center

10700 St. Rt. 118

Van Wert

Ph:  419-238-6722

Capacity:  1200 people (main hall)

                   175 (Lecture Hall)

                   200 (Grand Lobby)


Van Wert Council on Aging

220 Fox Road

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-5011

Capacity: 320 people



Van Wert County Hospital

1250 S. Washington Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-2390

Capacity:  Maximum 35 people

                   5 meeting rooms available



241 W. Main Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-238-0443

Capacity:  10 people (Room 1)

                   30 people (Room 2)











Collins Fine Foods
223 N. Washington Street 
Van Wert 
Ph. 419-238-0079  

Grant's Catering

Linda Grant

110 S. Main Street

Payne, OH

Ph;  419-263-2457



Dairy Queen
(small groups)                       
1222 S. Shannon Street
Van Wert 
Ph. 419-238-0222


Black Agnus Catering

222 E. Main Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-204-4812


Subway South
807 Fox Road
Van Wert 
Ph. 419-238-5653     


Subway North
319 Town Centre Blvd.
Van Wert
Ph. 419-232-3600


Catering At Its Best

Ph: 419-513-0193



Willow Bend Country Club
279 Hospital Drive
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-0111


Balyeats Coffee Shop
133 E. Main Street
Van Wert
Ph. 419-238-1580


Wild Hare BBQ

903 W. Main Street

Van Wert

Ph: 419-203-4054


Baked to Perfection                                        Chik-N-House

112 E. Fifth Street                                              209 W. Fifth Street

Delphos                                                              Delphos

Ph: 419-741-7063                                             Ph: 419-692-3333


Kosta's Topp Chalet 

229 E. Fifth Street


Ph: 419-692-8888                                     


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