Our Neighborhood

Our NeighborhoodSouth Bend is the fourth largest city in Indiana, filled with plenty of activities to do for both the business and leisure traveler. The Comfort Suites South Bend-University Area is conveniently located near many tourist attractions like the Studebaker National Museum and the Potawatomi Zoo Park, as well as the University of Notre Dame and many other schools. Our hotel is also located in the heart of South Bend’s business district which includes Memorial Health System, AM General and Honeywell. Business and leisure travelers alike will value Comfort Suites University Area’s proximity to the South Bend International Airport. If you’re flying in, let us know and we will pick you up in our complimentary airport shuttle.


The Comfort Suites University Area is just a few miles away from South Bend, Indiana’s popular attractions. Visit the Potawatomi Park Zoo, ranked #9 on Trip Advisor in South Bend, with your family. Our hotel is located within minutes of these South Bend attractions:

  • UNiversity of Notre Dame/Basilica of the Sacred Heart (1mi)
  • East Raceway white water rafting (2mi)
  • South Bend Civic Theater (3mi)
  • Morris Performing Arts Center (4mi)
  • South Bend Chocolate Factory (4mi)
  • Studebaker National Museum (4mi)
  • Four Winds Field home of the South Bend Cubs (4.5mi)
  • Potawatomi Park Zoo (6mi)
  • Warren Golf Course (2mi)
  • Blackthorne Golf Course (4.5mi)
  • Indiana Amish Country (30mi)

Businesses and Schools

Whether you’re attending an event at the University of Notre Dame, watching a football game at the Notre Dame Stadium, or visiting one of the many businesses in our area, you are just few minutes away. Traveling is made easy with our complimentary airport shuttle at the South Bend Regional Airport. Additional South Bend attractions near the Comfort Suites South Bend-University Area include:

  • Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (3mi)
  • Saint Mary’s College (1mi)
  • University of Notre Dame (1mi)
  • Holy Cross College (1mi)
  • Indiana University at South Bend (2mi)
  • Federal Mogul (2mi)
  • Memorial Health System South Bend (2.5mi)
  • Saint Joseph County Court House (3.5mi)
  • AM General (5mi)
  • Crowe Horwath (3mi)
  • Fiserv (5mi)
  • Honeywell (4mi)
  • Pilkington Tire (6mi)
  • South Bend Regional Airport –SBN (5mi)


Start your day off right with our deluxe hot breakfast full of choices like eggs, sausage or bacon, fresh fruit, toast, Danish, juice and your choice of original or flavored waffles.

Looking for dining options close to our hotel in South Bend near Notre Dame? Our central location means you’re close to almost everything. Whether you are in town with a group, the family or on your own, we will help you find the right dining option. Listed below are several restaurants located close to the hotel. Feel free to stop by our front desk and our team members will be happy to share some of their local favorites.

  • Starbucks (located within walking distance in plaza in front of hotel)
  • Steak N Shake (24-hours – within walking distance, adjacent to hotel)
  • Dunkin Donuts (located within walking distance in plaza in front of hotel)
  • Little Caesar’s (located within walking distance in plaza in front of hotel)
  • Jimmy John’s (located within walking distance in plaza in front of hotel)
  • Perkins (located within ½ mile of hotel)
  • Fazolis (located within ½ mile of hotel)
  • Bob Evans (located within ½ mile of hotel)
  • Legends of Notre Dame (1.5 miles)

If you want to experience a fun-filled trip, come visit South Bend and stay in the most “comfort”able hotel in the area, Comfort Suites South Bend-University Area. For reservations, call (574) 272-1500.

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