July 15th, 2018


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Written by: rscott

South Bend has a lot going on for it. After all, it is home to Notre Dame! Even if you don’t watch football or know much about the University, by the time you leave you have become a big fan! There’s an energy… a vibe that just draws you in when you’re among the Fighting Irish!

Of course, South Bend does see a lot of visitors thanks to Notre Dame, but there is more to it than just the University. You’ll enjoy such attractions as the Studebaker National Museum and a number of child-friendly spots such as laser tag, indoor trampoline spots and more! One of our favorite stops was at the South Bend Chocolate Café (you can also visit the factory to see how all this decadent chocolate is made!).

Aloft South Bend made our visit so easy. First of all, it’s close to Notre Dame and a number of other attractions and restaurants. My husband, myself and two of our boys recently stayed and we couldn’t have been happier. Parking was easy in the attached garage (we simply took a quick elevator right to our floor) and while we were downtown, we didn’t experience any problems with noise or traffic.

It’s clear that Aloft is the choice for many. While we were there we saw everyone from those heading to a formal wedding, a large group of gentlemen on an annual golf trip, to a group of young baseball players heading to a tournament. It is apparent that Aloft is quite capable of meeting the needs of many!

The hotel is hip and modern but remains warm at the same time. It’s very stylish but not stuffy. And, we found the employees to be a very happy and helpful team. Check-in was a breeze and we were warmly welcomed. We also were thrilled that our room gave us plenty of room to kick back and relax.

Along with nice sized accommodations, pool, washer and dryer (yes, you can do your laundry while you are here!), Aloft also offers a number of other family-friendly amenities. You can even bring your four-legged fur babies as well. Aloft is pet-friendly. There’s even a welcome dish for them at the front door.

Stay plugged in with their plug and play station that charges, as well as connects to the 50” television, very comfortable bedding, large walk-in shower and more!

I personally was very pleased with the selection of freshly made items and produce that was offered. You’ll love their made-to-order breakfast dishes – you don’t have to worry how long something has been sitting out as they take great pride in providing you with a dish made just for you! There are a number of quick grab and go options as well. After 4:00 p.m., you can enjoy items from the bar menu (there’s plenty of lobby seating for the family) as well.

We are looking forward to our next visit to South Bend but we won’t have to worry about choosing a place to stay. Aloft was the perfect choice for us and we can’t wait to return!

Aloft offers a number of special and affordable packages to customize your stay. For more information on the hotel, please visit www.aloftsouthbend.com.

Aloft South Bend
111 N. Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601

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