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The Oliver Inn

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3.5 of 5
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630 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601
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Ranked #1 of 7 South Bend B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, daughter, and I just drove from South Dakota to North Carolina and back. En route on the return, we stopped for one night at the Oliver Inn, a favorite of ours for the last nine years. What a wonderful respite from the road! It was the perfect way to rest up and relax. A friend of my daughter's... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay very much. The Tippecanoe room was very comfortable and the bath was excellent. The house is a dream to wander through with beautiful antiques, etc. Breakfast was delicious. Gardens were lovely with sweet places to sit or swing and enjoy the ambiance. Hostess recommended dinner next door at the Studebaker Mansion and that was amazing. We... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed spending two nights in the Oliver Inn recently. The home is beautifully decorated with rooms maintained and cleaned with wonderful detail. Enjoyed a bath in the claw foot bath tub and started the day with a delicious homemade breakfast in the candlelit dining room. Can't wait to see the gardens in the fall!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, well maintained property, with lovely gardens worthy of a fairy tale, and a quiet elegant historic house filled with character and whimsical period pieces. Even better then -- the aroma of fresh baked cookies, tarts, popover-like fruit-filled creations, cakes, pies and assorted breakfast wonders -- was the generous and kind welcome from Alice and Tom themselves each day. They... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

First time to South Bend. Oliver house was very clean, host were very friendly and knowledge about where we wanted to visit. Studebaker mansion/restaurant next door was very good. Had seen a few bad reviews about restaurant, don't believe them. Studebaker museum one block from Oliver, was worth seeing. We stayed two nights and our room was kept very clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If LOVE is in the details, the Inn Keepers at The Oliver Inn adore us!!! A show of excellence was evident in the grounds, the cleanliness of the rooms, the special dinner reservations, and the AMAZING BREAKFASTS. She could close the Inn and still make millions off of her bacon recipe! Thank you for the welcoming atmosphere. The Oliver Inn... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Lovely older house with some interesting history and the Oliver Suite was terrific. The beds were comfortable and the housekeeping immaculate. Alice and Tom were super hosts and Alice went out of her way to accommodate my dietary restrictions. The pumpkin bread was delicious. I would strongly recommend this B&B if you are spending an evening in the South Bend... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Beautiful large B&B with much history and spacious bedrooms. They welcomed our one year old and even provided a high chair for breakfast. Food was good and the owners were super friendly and accommodating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Last weekend my Daughter and I stayed at Oliver Inn while touring Notre Dame and St. Marys for a college visit. It was a last minute decision to stay at the Oliver Inn and it was a great decision! The inn is located a couple short blocks from downtown so were able to walk into town later at night. I... More 

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Mears, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Every time we come to South Bend we try to stay in this beautiful Victorian home. The history of the area is intriguing. Each room is different but all are charming. Alice and Tom are friendly and accommodating hosts. The breakfasts are first class.

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