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Albany, New York
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We we stayed there on a Sunday in mid-September. It used to be a Ramada Inn. I'm not surprised. The current name sounds a lot more 'refined', but inside and out it shows its heritage, and could use some work. As an aside, ... the afternoon we arrived the parking lot was virtually empty, but there were a couple of...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 7 October 2014

When we pulled up, I didn't want to get out of the car! Quite surprising inside. Our room was nice....housekeeping needs to step it up! The bed skirt was falling off of a made bed. The coffee maker was so dusty, I couldn't imagine anyone using it. The toilet paper holder in the bathroom was broken. There was not a...

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Michigan
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

Let me preface this with, this room was sooooooooooo sub par, you would nearly believe it was an hourly rental. Heater/air con was inconvenient to learn, and was loud all night. Tv is off center from the bed, making that an annoyance also, with low volume it was easier to watch my iPad. Our room was located down a corridor...

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

Dear NukedNative, Thank you for your feedback concerning your recent stay with us. Please accept my apologies for your less than satisfactory experience. I only wish that you had brought the deficiencies describe in your review to our attention during your stay so that we would have been able to remedy them, ensuring you a pleasant experience. The lights in...

PA
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Stayed overnight on a road trip. Compared to many hotels close to interstates, this one was very nice for the price. The room was spacious and clean with great amenities. Very basic continental breakfast, but overall a great value. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you for your recent TripAdvisor comment. We appreciate your feedback and are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you again for your comments and I will pass them along to the Waterford Team.

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Waterford Estates is a two-story hotel, a building with a few years on it, but with nicely maintained and decorated rooms. Ours had a large, comfy easy chair, a microwave, and a small fridge. Breakfast goes with the room, and is served in the comfortable pub/restaurant. Breakfast is continental style, with boiled eggs, pastries, cereals, toast, coffee, tea, juice, and...

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St. Marys, Georgia
Reviewed 24 August 2014

No hot/full breakfast,restaurant with limited 4-9 hrs wed-fri,old,dirty inside, one computer at front desk you had to stand to use. Staff were the saving grace! Comcast = phones, TV internet out for 36 hrs plus. Could not call into or out of hotel,no internet for business etc. Local hotels in close proximity were not affected

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Mason, Ohio
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel, relatively inexpensive, close to the university. Clerk choose our room close to side entrance, unfortunately folks allowed it to slam in the morning. Any other room should be fine, or don't slam door when you stay here. Quiet A/C. Recommended!

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Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here to break up a road trip. Was looking for something pretty inexpensive but thought we would check a few nicer looking places to see if they had any last minute bargains before we went to the cheaper places. The exterior looked nice so I was surprised to find the regular rate was only $79 and only $71...

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

We are happy to hear that your stay was a pleasant surprise. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community.

Roberts, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Wonderful staff, Great rooms, Friendly. I can't rave enough about the staff in the hotel. The Bend Restaurant that is connected to the hotel was great. Will go back to the Waterford again. Trip was PRICELESS.

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

Thank you for your recent TripAdvisor comment. Thank you for taking the time to review Waterford Estates Lodge. Our Waterford family was very pleased to hear that you really enjoyed your stay!

Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 3 August 2014

When you pull up to the facility, I was concerned by the lack of cars on a Monday night. I had stayed here once before ( 6 months earlier ) and was not overly impressed, but decided to give it one more try. The front entrance and lobby was well worn and in need of an upgrade. Check - in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $108 - $175 (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).”
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