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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I stopped here for the night on my way to OH. The parking lot was very, very dark and I felt really uneasy leaving my car for the 2 minute walk to the front desk. Check in was fairly simple and she was friendly. My room, however, was a nightmare. It was extremely dirty and smelled like a cross between...

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Carla W, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am unhappy to hear that your stay was unsatisfactory. I only wish you would have shared your concerns with the front desk or management team in order for us to make it right for you. If you would like to discuss your stay, please call the hotel at your earliest convenience. Thanks again for...

Hollywood, South Carolina
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My visit to Waterford was unique. I stayed for 2 weeks with my little dog. We were put in the far back wing with the contractors that stay for extended periods as well. Although the room interiors are very dark and in need of updating, I found mine to be quite comforting. If you like bright, super clean rooms, you...

Thank Karla C
Carla W, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the Tripadvisor community. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff to be very caring and helpful. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I don't write negative reviews but I couldn't let it go. I should have known when I checked in and the front desk lady was very rude that it would set the tone for the stay . The room had an odd odor. It was like a mix of dampness and smoke. When I uncovers the bed I noticed stains...

1Thank hudso
Carla W, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. I only wish you would have requested to speak to the Manager on duty during your stay.

West Babylon, New York
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night and everything was smooth. Lady at front desk was very nice and check in was pretty quick. Room was nice, again it was just me but I had the essentials comfy bed, fridge the heat worked and the room was spacious. Price was right I would stay here again if I am ever up...

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Carla W, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments. I am happy to hear that your stay was satisfactory. Thank you for staying with Waterford Estates Lodge and we look forward to seeing you again in the furture.

Albany, New York
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed at Waterford Estates recently to attend a Notre Dame football game. The hotel needs some updating and a good cleaning for sure. The staff was very friendly and have nothing but good things to say about that part of the stay. We had a leak in the ceiling right over our bed, which started in the early morning hours...

1Thank T O
Carla W, Front Office Manager at Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with the Tripadvisor community. I am sorry that you experienced a leaky ceiling in your room. I am happy that we were able to take care of the problem and make the situation satisfactory for you. Thank you again for your comments, and we hope you will decide to stay...

Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Pros: Proximity to campus, big rooms, friendly staff, priced well. Cons: Lack of cleanliness, thin walls. I booked at the Waterford Estates Lodge SB after having visited a friend who was lodging there and really liking her room. The hotel itself looks like it is possibly undergoing a bit of upgrading and doesn't look like much outside. The grounds and...

1Thank TiffanyKWM
Pennsauken, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The staff was very friendly and the rooms were in good shape and clean. The breakfast on weekends is good but during the week it is bagels and toast, with juices and coffee. The building could use some updating but overall we had a good experience here.

1Thank John D
Sandy Hook, Mb
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

An old hotel that needs a lot of TLC...although must have been impressive at one time. Lobby smelled kind of moldy, and no one was at the front desk for some time. When staff did appear they were friendly and helpful with directions for the area. Rooms were clean, but bed's worn out....beetles??? in room. Restaurant not open three nights...

1Thank Jan P
Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stayed for convention in July, 2016. Totally awesome staff. Would do anything they were asked. Manager, Tom, was involved in all aspects of running the hotel...really dedicated. Hotel was laid out differently due to expansions but the staff made up for many things.

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a family wedding as the bride had arranged a block of rooms for $99. Not a bad deal, but not the greatest price for the little annoying things that put us in a bad mood. We were welcomed warmly, checked in extra early, no problem. The room itself was large enough but lighting poor and one...

1Thank Lorraine & Ken W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated near the airport, in South Bend, this hotel is close to St. Mary's College, Hesburgh Library, and University of Notre Dame. Also nearby are Snite Museum and Basilica of the Sacred Heart. PLEASE NOTE: The indoor pool will be closed from July 27- August 7. Waterford Estates Lodge features an indoor/outdoor pool(seasonal) and spa. Other amenities include a complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary wireless Internet access. The Bend Pub & Grill is open for dinner Wednesday-Saturday starting at 4pm. Guestrooms have refrigerators,microwaves,air conditioning,and complimentary wireless Internet access. Minimum check-in age is 21. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend

Address: 52890 SR 933 North, South Bend, IN 46637 (Formerly Ramada Inn - South Bend)
Region: United States > Indiana > South Bend
Price Range: RM339 - RM714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterford Estates Lodge South Bend 3*
Number of rooms: 200
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Waterford Estate Hotel
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“Some rear wing rooms have extra door leading directly outside to the parking lot. VERY convenient for pets & access to your vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles 853karlac, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from indoor pool for a quieter room.”
 of 5 bubbles roxanneprue, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you want a window room that looks outside specify, mine looked at a inside wall.”
 of 5 bubbles mhcl2016, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Chose a room for your needs; as a family or couple or single.”
 of 5 bubbles johnsN8643QZ, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the front of the property (by the lobby).”
 of 5 bubbles W5693QOcharlesd, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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