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The Oliver Inn

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630 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Selecting a bed & breakfast is always a daunting task. You imagine the ultimate b&b in your mind but seldom does the dream ever match the reality ... that is until I discovered The Oliver Inn in South Bend, Indiana. How do I love The Oliver Inn? Let me count the ways: 1) conveniently located with on-site parking 2) beautifully... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding host & beautiful home! We have stayed at over 25 B & B's in 5 states over the years and this one moves near the top of our list. The attention to detail is noticeable and period furnishings took us back in time. If you are seeking relaxing, cozy, & comfortable, you will not be disappointed here.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We stayed in a room in the back that got morning sunlight, had a 2 person jacuzzi bathtub and an electric fireplace in the bedroom. The breakfasts were delightful, the hosts were lovely, and there was a wonderful glider hanging from a giant tree in the back yard. I'd stay there again if I were in South Bend!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful owners who made you feel welcome the minute you pulled in! Breakfast outstanding Coffee is plentiful! Beautiful home, extremely clean. We stayed on the third floor in the garden view room. Spacious and accommodating. Shared a bathroom. Not the best shower. So this is typical of most B&B we stay in.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We've stayed at the Oliver Inn many times over the past 4 years that our son has been at ND. Each visit has been wonderful! Alice and Tom have created a beautiful elegant hospitable inn with much attention to detail. The breakfasts are superb - Alice is an extraordinary cook and baker. The rooms are beautifully furnished and the bedding... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The Oliver Inn is on the western edge of downtown South Bend, close enough for short drives to the Notre Dame campus & in-town attractions but far enough away to feel isolated. The innkeepers, Alice & Tom, were quick to greet us on our arrival and immediately made us feel at home. We had chosen to stay in The Tippecanoe... More 

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Innkeepeeralice, Owner at The Oliver Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We were glad to get to know you, and we hope you will be traveling through for another hockey game! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Want to add our highest praise to all of the others who have written about Alice, Tom and The Oliver Inn. We return every year for a football weekend and their hospitality and the property just keep getting better! They offer every comfort of Victorian hospitality and charm combined with all of the modern touches of a Five-Star hotel. Sleep... More 

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Innkeepeeralice, Owner at The Oliver Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Patrick! We always look forward to your visits! Blessings,Alice More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

One could not ask for more than the Oliver Inn offers...a delightful setting in the former family home of the Oliver Plow Company...cordial hosts in Alice and Tom...tasty food...and easy access (right next door) to the historic Studebaker Mansion (now Tippecanoe Place, a charming restaurant, for which Alice provides the baked goods). We are not Irish, but our eyes surely... More 

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We went to Notre Dame Game vs Navy game and found this amazing place! Not only were we both greeted by Tom and Alice when we arrived. They made us feel right at home. We were so tired and hungry from such a long day of travel. Alice had made some desserts and let me tell you! When I took... More 

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Innkeepeeralice, Owner at The Oliver Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I do hope you can come back for your anniversary, and get to explore South Bend some more!! Blessings, Alice More 

Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stayed there for two nights in mid-August. The breakfast alone is worth the stay. We would have stayed longer, but our mid-America road trip had to move on. The hosts make you feel "at home" from the start. Very comfortable accommodations. Close to everything. We've recommended it to other family members visiting the "ould sod".

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