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The Avanti House: Discount for 3+ nights!

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The Avanti House: Discount for 3+ nights!

15 guests
6 bedrooms
11 beds
8 baths
15 guests
6 bedrooms
11 beds
8 baths
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Don is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

New in 2018! Our two level sun porch with unbelievable spiral staircase. New TVs and comfortable seating. Perfect for ND football weekends!

Dedicated to Studebaker's Avanti, designed by Raymond Loewy, the original "Mad Man." A beautifully restored house across town from Notre Dame. Directly across from Studebaker Museum. A 10 min walk through historic district to downtown food & drinks.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
2 single beds
Bedroom 6
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad


Disabled parking spot


12 Reviews

William User Profile
May 2018
We loved our stay at the Avanti house! So much character, history and charm. We rented the entire house for our son's Notre Dame graduation and our friends and family loved staying there. So convenient to campus. Spacious and comfortable and so helpful that every room had a p…
Don User Profile
Response from Don:
Thanks so much! We loved hosting your family and were glad it met your needs :-)
May 2018
Nate User Profile
May 2018
Spectacular Mother's Day weekend! Absolutely perfect for our extended family and a great home base to meet and celebrate with family and friends. Micah was incredibly attentive and a very gracious host. We'll definitely stay here again!
Michelle User Profile
September 2017
Great place for a bunch of friends getting together for a football weekend (we had the whole place). We had older kids which made us appreciate all the bedrooms and bathrooms; little kids might have a hard time keeping hands off the memorabilia throughout the house. The hosts w…
Don User Profile
Response from Don:
Thanks Michelle! It was a pleasure hosting your family and friends. We would love to see you again when you're in South Bend again!
September 2017
Gloria User Profile
May 2017
We stayed at the Avanti house for my sons graduation from Notre Dame. It allowed 10 of us to be there comfortably and we even had some friends join us for an evening meal. Micah was available within less than five minutes for any of my questions. The great value!
Thomas User Profile
September 2016
The description was fairly accurate -- this was definitely an Avanti museum. It felt like we were staying at a museum. This was good and bad. There were a lot of interesting things to see and read about the Avanti and Studebaker automobiles. However, the house is not really a com…
Jim User Profile
September 2015
We had a wonderful experience at the Avanti House. Micah (who lives next door and is the caretaker) and Don, the owner, made us feel very welcome. Don gave us a very nice history of the house, South Bend and Avanti cars. The house was very clean and in good condition. The place …
James User Profile
September 2015
Great house and location. The house is in a quiet beautiful historic neighborhood with plenty of parking. Wonderful layout for a group of college friends getting together for a visit to ND. The private bedrooms and shared common space make for a much better experience than…

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South Bend, Indiana, United StatesJoined in June 2018
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