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The Oliver Inn

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   630 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601
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Ranked #1 of 7 South Bend B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved Oliver Inn and will stay again the next time we're in South Bend. The hosts, Alice and Tom, made our stay so pleasant--and they are delightful! Food and atmosphere were great, and we especially enjoyed the nearby Studebaker Museum. Loved seeing the collection of vehicles from Pres Lincoln's carriage to mid-20th century cars. CM

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked a local hotel in South bend but,on a last minute hunch I cancelled the reservation and instead, stayed at the Oliver Inn with my husband and our three daughters. My husband tells me that this was one of my better decisions! The house has an olde worlde grandeur which the owners,Alice and Tom lovingly preserve.The rooms are... More

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new jersey
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled so much and didn't realize how generally poor customer service was these days - until our stay at The Oliver Inn. We truly felt like family as we dropped off the youngest of our children to begin his freshman year at the University of Notre Dame. We were in need of some TLC and we got that... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful historic BnB in South Bend. My sister and I stayed for a few nights while visiting relatives. Alice & Tom go out of their way to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The rooms are lovely, the beds are super comfortable, and the breakfasts are divine. Tea, coffee and home-baked goodies always available, too! We loved it and... More

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Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was our first stay at a B&B and Alice and Tom were wonderful!! The Inn is over 120 years old and beautifully maintained. We stayed in the Charles Studebaker room which had a working fireplace (although too warm for that), and hugh king size bed. The dining room is very elegant and Alice's breakfast spread is to die for,... More

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Greensburg, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was our first visit in South Bend and at Oliver's Inn. Alice and Tom are wonderful! The breakfasts are made from scratch, the french toast is velvety smooth. The breakfast kabobs are unusually delightful. Sausage and pineapple what a combo. The room that we had was inviting. My husband had ordered the pampered package, chocolate, roses, sparkling juice, and... More

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Augusta, GA
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103 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were going to meet a couple at The Oliver Inn following a special occasion in Chicago. Their plans changed, and we cancelled reservations we had made for them in Chicago and South Bend and went anyway, but The Oliver Inn claims that they did not receive our cancellation for our friends' room. Their cancellation policy is clear on their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I'm not a B&B person. But I will always stay with Alice and Tom when in South Bend. The rooms are lovely-- modern and functional, yet, with that B&B flavor. The grounds are well-kept, the house is walking distance to downtown. Many of the rooms have gorgeous tubs and bathrooms. And I'm out like a light in the beds, which... More

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was our first stay at the Oliver Inn, but it won't be our last. Every single aspect of our stay was exceptional. Our hosts, Tom & Alice Erlandson not only took care of our every need, they anticipated it. Alice's cooking and baking is perfection, rooms are attractive, clean and comfortable; in a word, the house feels like home,... More

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California, Maryland
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18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I can't say enough about our experience here. First of all, even when we approached the home, we noticed it was surrounded by beautiful lawn and gardens. It is a huge old Victorian home that has been restored with love and taste. Decorations take you back in time. We stayed in Gertrude's Dressing Room - and it was adorable. There... More

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Address: 630 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601
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Location: United States > Indiana > South Bend
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Oliver Inn 2.5*
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