Room comfortably fits 3 people for a good night's rest.The Avanti House, a two year project of love and restoration know how!
Kellogg Room: No fuss, clean & unique!

Private room

3 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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-ND, 30 min walk/bus, 15 min drive
-Downtown 10 min walk
-Groceries/Laundromat/gym across st
-Door code access (come & go anytime)
-Lots of Parking
-Historic, walkable

A guest house tribute to Studebaker's Avanti by Raymond Loewy, original Mad Man! A comfortable evening or an extended stay. Peaceful & private: 1 queen bed, 1 twin bed, & private full bathroom in-suite. Fridge and portable closet available (do ask). Complementary quick breakfast items & coffee/tea available in kitchen.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Keypad


Extra people $10 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $20
Security Deposit $95
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules

Respect personal items, Avanti memorabilia and hanging posters and art, as well as the privacy of other guests in the other rooms of the house. Quiet hours 10pm-8am.

It is possible that there may be events happening in the house.



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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

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68 Reviews

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Kerry User Profile
September 2017
The next time I am in town, I will stay here. This location is a great value. I travel a lot for business, and found this location to be perfect: great value, comfortable sleep, safe area. The host had great communication, and everything was easily handled.

Margaret User Profile
September 2017
Great stay ! Room was cozy and quiet ! Slept great and enjoyed our stay for a Notre Dame game. Close to downtown and easy to get to campus. The new addition and the porch will be an added plus. Felt like we were staying at our aunts house with a great homey feel with beds that slept great. Would stay here again for sure. My first Air BNB experience and a great way to start.
Don User ProfileDon is a superhost.
Response from Don:
So happy we could make your first time a memorable one. Hope to host you again!
September 2017

Giovanni User Profile
September 2017
The room is located in a complex of apartments right in front of the Studebaker Museum. The Avanti house is indeed the place where you want to be if you are visiting the museum, because it is furnished with a very huge series of items related to Studebaker. The bedroom is small but is also complete if you want to stay there for some days: it's perfectly arranged to host three people. There's also a little fridge in it. The kitchen is small too, but one can find whatever he needs in order to have lunch/dinner more than decently: microwave, a little oven, kettle, a big fridge, a little burner... Micah and Don are great hosts: the first has helped us in whatever we needed to, and even more, actually, just because he's a very kind person; the latter is a very nice young-old man, always smiling and full of energy. Jillian, Micah's wife, is a very kind woman too: at the very first morning she walked us to downtown South Bend, showing us around. So, in conclusion, an easy five stars evaluation!
Don User ProfileDon is a superhost.
Response from Don:
Thanks Giovanni! We really enjoyed hosting you and Maria. We hope to see you around town :-)
September 2017

Charlie User Profile
August 2017
This house is "funky", as it's a museum of sorts for a cool Avanti car. Photos abound, and you have full access to most of the rooms and can see lots of neat car stuff. I didn't think I'd be too interested, but it was better than I thought. Friendly people, offered lots of directions around town. Clean. My room had it's own bathroom, others shared a bath. I used both, well stocked and tip top. The deck addition will make it fabulous soon.

Charles User Profile
July 2017
Don has created a unique B&B that celebrates Studebakers in general and the Avanti in particular. The rooms may be a bit small, but they are clean and comfortable. The three of us slept in room 7, and it was just fine; my wife especially liked having our own bathroom. I wanted our thirteen-year-old grandson to experience this particular B&B, and he was not disappointed. Don is a delight, and Micah is incredibly thoughtful and helpful. Micah being away a number of weeks this summer, Don greeted us personally at the front door when we arrived quite late at night and made sure we had everything we needed. He offered us a welcoming glass of wine and spent about half an hour talking to us before we went up to our room--delightful. It was like visiting family. In the morning, we used the well-equipped kitchen to prepare our own breakfast. All in all, a comfortable and memorable stay. And most wonderful: to walk the rooms and hallways is to be immersed in Avanti hood ornaments, art, posters, history, and information about the golden age of automobiles starring the Avanti, one of the most beautifully designed cars ever built.

John User Profile
July 2017
I was very impressed with the exceptional communication and ease of checking in at the Avanti house. They immediately sent a message with detailed checkin instructions and preemptively answered many questions regarding local restaurant recommendations etc.

Maddie User Profile
July 2017
Loved our stay.. perfect stop for what we needed. Hosts communicated very well, though we did not meet them. Thank you!

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South Bend, Indiana, United StatesJoined in January 2015
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I enjoy teaching, poetry, and walking around new places.

Languages: English

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