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Morris Inn
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in South Bend
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“So pleased!”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Morris Inn feels brand new. My room was spacious and felt luxurious. I never heard a sound from the hallway. The bed was so comfortable. The toiletries were high quality. An ipad is provided for in-room use. Everything was really nice. The bathroom was beautiful, but I like divided bathrooms better so that one person can use the mirror and sink without steam from someone else's shower. Also, there is no shower curtain (a beautiful glass door instead), so if you are traveling with someone you aren't comfortable showering in front of, beware. I traveled alone so it wasn't a problem for me.

The staff is helpful to the point that it is almost disturbing. They are so solicitous and ready to leap to your every need.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, June 25, 2014
Hello C_G_7! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your room! I hope the next time you visit you can join us during the holidays. The hotel looks amazing all dressed up for Christmas! We look forward to seeing you back at the Morris Inn! Safe Travels- Kelly
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Reviewed June 7, 2014

This inn is owned by the University and was completely renovated in the last few years. The rooms are modern and quite nice and reasonably priced, at least compared to a big city. Right on campus so you can walk everywhere.
There are three food service options: a sports bar, a fine dining restaurant, and a patio service with a different menu. We ate outdoors on the patio one day and in the restaurant that night. The atmosphere, food, and service were all nice and personal. We enjoyed ourselves and would definitely go back.
Our student tour guide pointed out that there is a student lottery for rooms at graduation and parents weekend, so be sure to have your student file for the lottery well in advance if you're interested.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, June 25, 2014
Hi L Frank! We appreciate your review- Thank you! I agree that the Wind Family Fireside Terrace is the best spot during summer months to relax and enjoy a meal. The fire is so cozy during the late fall for football that it turns into a hot spot on campus! We look forward to see you back at the Morris Inn soon! Safe Travels- Kelly
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Reviewed May 15, 2014

I was attending a conference at Notre Dame and they put us up in the Morris Inn. The property is clean, the rooms are big, the bed was comfortable, and the staff were very helpful. It's right on campus and convenient to the football stadium (although I'd bet it's tough to get a room when there's a game!). There are a couple of restaurants inside or it's a short walk to some off campus places. I had lunch at one of the inside restaurants and it was very good. The conference dinner was catered in the hotel: it was OK but nothing special. Overall I still give this hotel a five.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, June 25, 2014
Hi Likeeat! Thanks for taking time to review the Morris Inn! We welcome your comments and I'm glad to hear you were able to enjoy the Notre Dame Conference Center and the Morris Inn! Hope the next time you visit you get a chance to enjoy the Wind Family Fireside Terrace. This is one of my favorite places to relax after a long day. Looking forward to seeing you back at the Morris Inn soon! Safe Travels- Kelly
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Reviewed May 14, 2014

I recent stayed at the renovated Morris Inn. Excellent room, service, and food. The old style is gone, but the Inn tries hard to keep UND traditions intact. It was good to see Murph still in the bar, and the food in Sorin's is excellent. They really want to give a five-star experience, but they don't have the professional staff. The waitresses giggle and sit around in the dining room early, the scream and play in the bar when it's slow. All no big deal in a university inn, but they might want to try and have them tone it down. It's lots of fun, but there is a certain cognitive dissonance.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, June 25, 2014
Hi TK! Thank you for taking the time to review the Morris Inn. We are not quiet a year old but growing in popularity quickly! We look forward to seeing you back at the Morris Inn soon! Safe Travels-Kelly
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

When staying in South Bend or visiting ND, this location is a must. The remodeled hotel was outstanding from cleanliness to over the top service, I would go back tomorrow as long as it was not a college football game weekend.
Wonderful place that should be a stop for many while in the area!
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, May 26, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review the Morris Inn IRISHNHP! Not only is our 4 diamond hotel a must visit destination but our restaurants are as well! I hope you can join us for our upcoming Wine Academy dinner. On June 23rd and we will offer an Italian four course meal perfectly paired with Gallo wines in Sorin’s. Our Executive Chef, Ross Olling, and Gallo Winery invite you to this fun and relaxing culinary delight. Please call us at 574.631.2020 to make your reservation today! Safe Travels IRISHNHP! - Kelly
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Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

The re-invented Morris Inn is a jewel. The Morris Inn of my student days had a definite 1950s-era dorm room/convent aesthetic. No longer! The facilities are first class. Attended a business event here and had a great experience. Great meeting and restaurant facilities. This ND alum is highly impressed!

Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, May 26, 2014
Thank you for your review BeeMass! We are all very proud of our 4 diamond Morris Inn located in the heart of the University of Notre Dame campus in North Central Indiana. We invite you to look for more first class/ world class additions to our hotel! Stay tuned and hope to see you at the Morris Inn soon! Safe travels! - Kelly
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Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

The renovated Morris Inn is outstanding!!! Beautiful, well appointed rooms with the same friendly, solicitous staff that has always been associated with this property. We had the opportunity to enjoy Easter brunch in the new Grand Ballroom and it did not disappoint!! Congratulations on a job well done as you have maintained the atmosphere and hospitality of the original Inn while bringing the hotel to a whole new level of luxury.

  • Stayed April 2014
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Kelly H, Guest Relations Manager at Morris Inn, responded to this review, May 26, 2014
Thank you for reviewing the Morris Inn SuzanneNewOrleans! I’m so glad you were able to join us for Easter brunch. As we continue to take full advantage of the ballroom, please consider us for all of your holiday needs. Brunch will be served in the ballroom for Easter, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Looking forward to seeing to seeing you again soon at the Morris Inn! Safe Travels- Kelly
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Property: Morris Inn
Address: 1399 N Notre Dame Ave, South Bend, IN 46617-1346
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Location: United States > Indiana > South Bend
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in South Bend
#1 Family Hotel in South Bend
#1 Green Hotel in South Bend
#1 Romantic Hotel in South Bend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Morris Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 150
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Morris Inn recently underwent a $30 million renovation and now has 150 rooms, 18 of which are suites. With spacious bathrooms and elegant amenities, each room also has a mini fridge, safe and Keurig coffee maker. Morris Inn is a AAA 4 Diamond property and has Sorin's, a fine dining restaurant; Rohr's, a comfortable tavern and the Fireside Terrace. ... more   less 
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Morris Hotel Notre Dame

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