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The Oliver Inn

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Portland, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Oliver Inn is a beautifully restored historic home. The innkeepers are delightful people who graciously share the history of the home and help you plan your travels to your next destination. I highly recommend the Oliver Inn and will stay there again if my travels take me to South Bend, IN.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I wrote a review in 2014 that was titled "The Best". The Oliver Inn still deserves this title and much more. We booked rooms for our family and also a dinner for our daughter's graduation. Tom and Alice were the perfect hosts (again) and treated us like family - or at least like you'd like to be treated by family.... More 

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Westfield, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my first review of the Oliver Inn, but our third time to stay. I called to make a "last minute" reservation to celebrate our 25th anniversary. This time we stayed in one of the smaller rooms, but it was great--it included ample space, a comfy bed, lots of natural light, and a newly remodeled bathroom with heated floors,... More 

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Thank mmprovines
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

me & my wife stayed here after walking notre dame campus all day, the owner was such a welcoming & caring person & cooks an awesome breakfast! it is right beside the Studebaker mansion which is a must to go walk around and look at the size & attention to architecture. the Oliver inn was a very nice and quiet... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple days on a business trip. Normally I stay in typical very ice hotels, so this was a first for me to stay in an Inn. I was more than pleasantly surprised! The owners were so warm and inviting and hospitable. Go out of their way to make you comfortable and serve your needs. The house... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oliver Inn was the perfect place to celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary! The historic beauty of the inn along with the delicious breakfast and treats made this a great place to stay! We enjoyed walking down the street and viewing the other historic homes in the area. The owners have the gift of hospitality and made us feel welcomed... More 

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near Chicago, IL
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been fortunate to stay a couple of times at the Oliver Inn -- once when in town for a funeral, and again when coming back from the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Both visits, Tom and Alice shared the comforts of home in this wonderful historic inn. The breakfasts are fantastic, and the location is in a walkable neighborhood... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a last minute booking so most of the Inn was sold out. I ended up in "Gertrude's Dressing Room," which was one of the least expensive rooms at the Inn, and I presume among the smallest. For just a one night stay for one person, it was fine, although there were some quirks about the room -- no... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife & I first stayed at The Oliver Inn for 2 nights in Fall 2016 to attend Notre Dame hockey games - see our review entitled "A Hidden Treasure In South Bend" - and decided to use the Inn as a home base for visiting this summer's quilt gardens in nearby Elkhart County. This time we stayed 3 nights,... More 

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Omaha
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Welcomed me and my 4 legged friend with open arms. Lovely room. Owners reached out in advance to assit with travel and dining needs. Very well taken care of property with gorgeous grounds. Loved having the butler's pantry.

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This lovely Victorian 25 room mansion was built for entertaining. Guests may choose from one of nine large and beautifully decorated guest rooms, some with fireplaces, private balcony, claw foot tubs, marble sinks or Jacuzzi. Lovely landscaped one acre estate with lawn swings, gardens, gazebo and fountain. The Bavarian style Carriage House is an archetectural gem, totally unique to the area and has been newly renovated into a two bedroom, two bath suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oliver Inn

Address: 630 W Washington St, South Bend, IN 46601-1444
Location: United States > Indiana > South Bend
Price Range: $156 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Oliver Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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