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Vacaville, California
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Wonderful home feeling. Beautiful sitting areas in the house and grounds. We had dinner next door at the Studebaker Mansion. You can walk through out the mansion with a printout of the family history,a must !! Checkout their email for last minute deals,20% off. It was very clean, quiet and friendly. We stayed on the second floor, Clem Studebaker room....

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

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
Reviewed 5 September 2014

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...

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new jersey
Reviewed 2 September 2014

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...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2014

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...

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Thank Leslie D
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 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,...

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Greensburg, Indiana
Reviewed 4 August 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...

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Augusta, GA
Reviewed 27 July 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...

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2Thank Kay M
Reviewed 19 July 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...

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
Reviewed 28 June 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,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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 West Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601
Region: United States > Indiana > South Bend
Price Range: £122 - £257 (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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“Corner suites a little bigger, and more light.”
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“Every room has it's individual character. But they are all really wonderful!”
NancyL155, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any! I was in the Colfax room--very charming and comfortable.”
552vassilikis, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure and keep your AC/heat fan on all night as there are distant trains if you are a light sleeper.”
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“Several rooms with jet tubs”
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