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“This Ain't the Morris Inn”

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Inn at Saint Mary's
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in South Bend
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“This Ain't the Morris Inn”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Recently stayed on this somewhat dated hotel located a 20 minutes walk off campus and would not stay here again. Had to stay here as the Morris Inn was closed.

The front desk staff sure try hard but the place needs a major over-haul.

Rooms are big but have not been renovated in sometime. Uncomfortable bed with a loud air conditioning unit in the room that had to be shut off at night as it was directly under the window shades which moved up and down if the unit was on.

Housekeeping was terrible. Other than making the bed came back to a room with blinds still closed (left early each morning). They left towels on the floor and there was food in my fridge when I arrived which was still there when I left.

Stopped by the Morris Inn which is right on campus and has been beautifully renovated. Will stay there next year for my annual trip. Murph is still tending the bar.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for your recent visit. The Inn at Saint Mary’s is scheduled to begin room renovations now that our lobby renovations are done. I am interested in discussing all of your feedback with you. Please contact me at showell@innatsaintmarys.com .
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

This is our second time visiting Inn at Saint Mary's. Our first visit we left and sent the Manager a disappointing review on the quality of the room. Pretty much everything in our room was broken. This stay we were offered an upgrade and upon arrive were not given upgrade. When I made my reservation almost 7 months ago for our 2nd stay, I requested a king room but was given a double upon arrival. When I made the reservation for our 2nd stay, I had to prepay for a min. stay of 2 nights. The prepaid rate was $100 more a night compared to any other weekend in the year because it was Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College move in weekend. Check-in is slow and it seems the staff are not trained. Manager last night at front desk in red shirt was not at all professional to any quest. This is a 3 star hotel.

Room Tip: Good luck getting any room you ask for. Not sure what the secret is! They are holding ND and SMC par...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for your review. The Inn at Saint Mary’s is does have a policy of room contracts for special event dates. The rates are based upon the market. The staff is undergoing training changes to better accommodate guest in the future. All feedback from your visit is welcomed please contact me directly at showell@innatsaintmarys.com.
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

I've reached a point in life where I have few expectations considering all the disappointments I've experienced in hotels. The Inn At Saint Mary's was a wonderful surprise - warm, friendly, welcoming, inviting, very clean, comfortable, and quiet. We enjoyed complimentary drinks before going next door to dinner at The Bistro, and our night was simply perfect...........great bed, well-thought-out room and bathroom design. We will look forward to staying at the Inn again and will recommend it to all our friends!

Room Tip: Cannot imagine a bad one in this inn.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for choosing the Inn at Saint Mary’s hotel to stay with. We are pleased that we could provide you with the friendliness of our staff members as well as clean and comfortable hotel accommodations. It was our pleasure to offer you complimentary drinks that are provided with the concierge level rooms. We are looking forward to accommodating you in the future.
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Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

When I was in south bend Indiana on the first weekend in August for the Indiana district of Kiwanis international district convention. I loved my room. The staff was friendly. I would recommend this hotel to my friends the next time there in south bend

  • Stayed August 2013
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, September 12, 2013
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Inn at Saint Mary’s Hotel. We are greatly pleased that our friendly staff was able to accommodate you and make your stay with us enjoyable. We look forward to you staying with us in the future.
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Stayed here for just a one night stay. Front desk was very helpful and speedy. Our room was on the first floor, close to the breakfast area/reception area but was very quiet. Bed was very comfortable and room was very clean. We had one of the suites and it was perfect to grab Chinese food from just a mile away and eat in the little 'living room area'. There is a mini fridge and microwave to store any leftovers/make pop popcorn. I had breakfast smells greeting me in the morning and the hot breakfast options included: eggs, cottage cheese, biscuits/gravy, fresh fruit, bagels, yogurt, coffee, milk and juice. Nice place in a beautiful setting.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Thank you for your recent visit to our property. The Inn at Saint Mary’s offers a variety of suites and complimentary hot breakfast buffet to each guest. Being located in the heart of both campuses the scenery is beautiful.
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Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here while traveling through town. After looking at their website I was expecting a more upper end hotel. I would say it was just average. The rooms were average but they did offer fancy "snacks" that you could purchase in room. It feels like they are trying to be a better place but just have not got there yet. The story about the hotel it neat. I would not rush back here.

  • Stayed August 2013
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Thank you for your recent review. The Inn at Saint Mary’s is dedicated to providing upscale luxury service. We are currently implementing new features in the guest rooms. I am interested in hearing more feedback regarding your visit. Please contact me directly at showell@innatsaintmarys.com.
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Reviewed August 15, 2013

The hotel was excellent. Making the reservation by phone was quick and efficient. The property is beautiful and the location perfect for anything by Notre Dame. The checkin employee was friendly and helpful, pretty lobby and the room was nicely appointed, clean and spacious. The breakfast was included and had many items to choose from. I would highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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IASM, Revenue Manager at Inn at Saint Mary's, responded to this review, August 21, 2013
Thank you for your review of our property. The Staff is dedicated to running the property efficiently. The complimentary breakfast buffet is included with every guest room. We look forward to serving your during all future visits to South Bend Indiana.
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Property: Inn at Saint Mary's
Address: 53993 Indiana State Route 933, South Bend, IN 46637-3345
Location: United States > Indiana > South Bend
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in South Bend
#2 Business Hotel in South Bend
#2 Green Hotel in South Bend
#2 Best Value Hotel in South Bend
#3 Romantic Hotel in South Bend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Saint Mary's 3*
Number of rooms: 150
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in the heart of South Bend, Indiana, the Inn at Saint Mary's Hotel and Suites is a unique upscale hotel nestled on the campus of Saint Mary's College and adjacent to the University of Notre Dame. Whether traveling to the South Bend area for business or to cheer on the Fighting Irish, the 150 tastefully appointed suites and guest rooms offer affordable luxury accommodations. Room amenities include a flat screen television, Aveda bath products, stone tile floors and granite countertops, a full sized hair dryer, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board. A complimentary USA Today newspaper is available in the lobby on weekdays. The hotel offers the Innjoy Café proudly serving Starbucks, the Atrium Lounge, Tesla car charging stations, a State-of-the-Art fitness center which includes a sauna, free high-speed Internet throughout the hotel, a Business Center and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning. It's easy to see why the Inn at Saint Mary's Hotel and Suites is the hotel of choice for the discriminating traveler. ... more   less 
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