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Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame

HIExpress.comUSD 122*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Brighton, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very clean and neat. The kids and I had a fabulous time in the pool, which doesn't normally happen because they're usually not well maintained or over crowded. The Breakfast bar was very standard, but you really can't expect much for the price of the stay. The parking was decent and the area seems to be pretty...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in South Bend last weekend for the ND game. It was at premium rate, but so are all hotels. Great front desk staff, and they had snacks all set up in the lobby on Friday and Saturday night. We had football cookies decorated in team colors in our room with two bottles of water--it...

Thank Paula M
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Management response:

Dear Paula M, Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing your great experience with the Tripadvisor World. We are getting a lot of great feedback about our new rooms and we thank you for mentioning. We will check into getting a step stool for you so in the future your mother and others that may find...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We stay here two or three times a year when visiting family in the area. It's well suited for our needs and conveniently located just off the Indiana Toll Road, and minutes from The University of Notre Dame, making it ideal if you're planning to visit campus. Rooms: we generally get an upgrade to a suite since my husband is...

Thank jlbusk
Justin S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame, responded to this review

Hi jlbusk, Thanks for making us your go-to hotel when you're in the South Bend area. I'm glad you're a fan of the new design in our newly renovated rooms. I agree with you about needing more seating in the dining area, and about the lobby and pool area needing some updating. You'll be pleased to know that we're in...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I visited South Bend from Indianapolis and needed two rooms for two nights for my nephew and me. This HI Express had a family suite with two rooms--really nice room and a big savings for us. I heard the facility was remodeled less than a year ago, and the cleanliness and sharp furniture and bathroom suggest that's so. The sorta...

Thank 903charlie
Justin S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame, responded to this review

Hi Charlie, What a great review! I'm so pleased to hear that your stay with us exceeded your expectations. I'm glad that our staff took great care of you, and I will be sure to share your comments with them. It's especially great to hear that you were pleasantly surprised by our Express Start breakfast, and that you enjoyed the...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The rooms were very nice and breakfast is good. I have a gluten allergy and they were willing to pull out the ingredients list for me at breakfast which was nice. My only complaint was the rooms would get really hot even when we turned the air on.

Thank Justakid23
Justin S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! I'm glad you enjoyed the breakfast, and I'm very proud of the fact that our breakfast attendant helped you find items that would work with your food allergy. I will be sure to share your appreciation with her. I'm sorry to hear that you were unable to get your room...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Checked in at 11pm on Friday night for a 1 night stay. It's February and about 10 degrees outside. Woke up at 7am for an 8am meeting to take a shower. I turned on the shower to hot and it was ice cold. I let it run for 10 min and it was still ice cold. Thus, I called the...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are so very sorry about the no hot water issue you were faced with during your stay and our hotel staff's service fell below your expectations. We always strive to provide our guests with comfortable accommodations and we regret that we did not...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We booked to be close to ND...kind of a sketchy neighbourhood. Rooms were good, but a little musty smelling. Beds were comfy. Breakfast was typical...OJ was terrible! Tasted like it was watered down tang. Staff pleasant enough. Nothing remarkable, that I would have to go back. Probably will try the Hampton Inn next time.

Thank Lisa R
Management response:

Thank you so much for staying with us, we appreciate your business. I am so sorry about the musty smell you encountered, not sure what caused that, since we just completed a total renovation with all new carpets, fixtures, furniture, and beds! We do hope you'll give us a second chance and please know all information will be used to...

Stoughton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 September 2016

IHG's website did not properly disclose the rate restriction and charged a non-refundable deposit equal to the two-night minimum rate about a month before I stayed. I spoke wth the GM to question the charge and he was very polite, but still charged it. Other than that the location was very convenient to campus. Breakfast buffet was very good Friday...

Thank Rich P
Management response:

Dear Richard P, We thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express near Notre Dame, in the heart of beautiful South Bend IN. I apologize for the misunderstanding regarding your reservation and appreciate your patience. Just as a reminder though, the reservation screen when making a reservation on our website, does show you in three different spots the cancellation and...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Traveling thru indiana. Middle of the night with no reservation. Found this hotel and was glad they had rooms. Just expected the "norm" for Holiday Inn, but was pleasantly surprised. Ultra modern room. Very spacious and comfortable and clean! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend anyone to stay here. Very Good Job!

Thank PLRTraveler
Management response:

Dear PLRTraveler, Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us, it is refreshing to read that you loved our renovation so much. We are pretty excited about it too and appreciate your review to tell all of our future traveler's how great the rooms are so THANK YOU!

Prairie Home, Missouri
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It was noisy, but we travel with a box fan, so we managed to sleep. The hotel is decorated in a sparse, modern look, but was appealing. The breakfast was good and the staff was friendly. They were not very helpful about local attractions because they didn't know the area.

Thank katherine a
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame, responded to this review

Dear katherine a, Thank you for staying with us and for enumerating the good, the bad and the opportunities to improve. Whilst I am pleased that you liked our breakfast and found our staff friendly, I truly value the negative comments as this gives us the opportunity of improving what we can offer. I am sorry for the noise and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just one mile from the University of Notre Dame, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites offers the perfect blend of luxury, affordability and selection in lodging. Built in 2005, our hotel features 85 impeccably designed guestrooms including one king or two queen beds as well as corporate-leisure, family, executive, and jacuzzi suites. As our guest, you will enjoy all the comforts of home right in your hotel room. All standard guestrooms and suites feature upgraded amenities such as free high-speed internet, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, coffeemaker, refrigerator, microwave, an oversized and well-lit work desk as well as a 32 inch flat screen television. The Stay Smart Experience featured in each guestroom includes incredibly plush and comfortable bedding and exclusive bathroom amenities such as Kohler showerheads offering extra water pressure. Our hotel also features an indoor heated pool and spa, fitness center, a business center, and conference facilities. Plus, jump start your day with our complimentary Express Start Breakfast Bar served daily in our breakfast room from 6:00AM untill 9:30AM. Conveniently located off the 80/90 toll road, Business 31/933, and central to area's major business districts and local attractions, we are your gateway to the South Bend and Mishawaka Area. Whether your travels bring you for business, leisure, or to cheer on your favorite sports team, our hotel is your best choice for lodging when visiting South Bend, Indiana. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame

Address: 120 N Dixie Way, South Bend, IN 46637-3306
Region: United States > Indiana > South Bend
Price Range: $163 - $498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Holiday Inn Express South Bend / Notre Dame Hotel South Bend
Holiday Inn South Bend
South Bend Holiday Inn
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“Don't stay on the 1st floor. Noisy and headlights through the windows at night.”
wacostage, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Try a higher floor to avoid noise. Take note that there is only one elevator so on busy weekends you could wait a while.”
jlbusk, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask about their different rooms: singles, doubles, executive suites, and family suites.”
903charlie, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring febreeze or a candle...not sure if it was musty, or needed a deep cleaning.”
LisaR715, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great hotel, nice staff :)”
ebandkidz2, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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