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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...

1Thank travelinwithfido
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...

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,...

Thank Maureen H
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...

1Thank Sheri J
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...

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...

1Thank Jena G
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Reviewed 29 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,...

1Thank StevenLaurie S
California, Maryland
Reviewed 14 June 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...

1Thank 323Julie
Reviewed 28 May 2014

If your travels every bring you to South Bend, IN we absolutely recommend you consider staying at the Oliver Inn. Over the 10 plus years we've been going to visit out kids during their tenures at ND we've been very fortunate to be guests of Alice and Tom's beautiful, warm and extremely "homey" B&B. Everything is first rate from the...

Thank Denis H
Merrillville, Indiana
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We go to many bed and breakfasts across the country and this one was no dissapointment. Tom and Alice are very nice and we came in about 7 ish because we decided last minute. We were shown our room Clem Studebaker which i was not dissapointed with. One thing that alot of bed and breakfasts miss on is the drinks...

Thank Christina R

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 10,211 - ₹ 23,629 (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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“Every room has it's individual character. But they are all really wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles NancyL155, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any! I was in the Colfax room--very charming and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles GrayParrot50, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Several rooms with jet tubs”
 of 5 bubbles mattlZ452DY, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Inn also offers larger rooms with king size beds and fireplaces. These are our personal favorites.”
 of 5 bubbles mmprovines, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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