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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mishawaka, IN

Hotel exterior
Sitting area in the hotel lobby with a fireplace, beautiful stonework and natural lighting
Hotel room with a king bed and a blue arm chair
Hotel breakfast room with a waffle iron, assorted cereals and a flat-screen TV
Indoor pool with lounge chairs


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mishawaka, IN
420 West University Drive
Mishawaka , IN 46545


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Suites
  • • Pets Allowed
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Explore Notre Dame Campus During Your Mishawaka Stay

Pull off I-80/I-90 and into comfort at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Mishawaka, IN, located east of South Bend and just five miles from the University of Notre Dame campus. Whether you are in town to root for the Fighting Irish or to tour the beautiful campus, our hotel helps you recharge during your downtime with an indoor heated pool and a fitness center. We offer a free hot breakfast daily that fuels you for adventures at Potawatomi Zoo and University Park Mall or in downtown South Bend. When you're ready to call it a day, escape to your hotel room or suite for a good night's sleep on a Serta Elite® pillowtop mattress. Since our hotel is also pet friendly, you can bring along your furry friend.

Hotel Amenities & Services
Splash around in the indoor heated pool or go for a jog on the treadmill at the hotel's on-site fitness center. You can also grab a book from the hotel's Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM to enjoy during your travels or take your pet for a leisurely stroll around the property. Amenities and services include:

  • Complimentary, Hot Be Our Guest Breakfast 
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Heated Indoor Pool 
  • Fitness Center 
  • Pets Allowed

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Our Rooms & Suites
Prepare snacks and store drinks for the upcoming Fighting Irish football game inside your guest room or suite, featuring a microwave and a refrigerator. After the game, refresh with a free cup of coffee made with your in-room coffeemaker or settle down for a movie on your 32-inch flat-screen TV. Standard room amenities include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access 
  • Microwave and Refrigerator 
  • Coffeemaker 
  • Serta Elite® Pillowtop Mattress 
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms Available (fee applies)

Watch post-game highlights inside your Presidential Suite that includes all standard amenities plus these perks:

  • Separate Living Area 
  • Private Bedroom 
  • Minibar 
  • Whirlpool Tub

Where to Eat While You’re Here
If the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and buttery waffles isn't enough to lure you to the dining area, the fact that your first meal of the day is free might be. Choose from an array of options that range from cooked-to-order Belgian waffles to fresh fruit. Our hotel is also close to a variety of local restaurants that serve lunch and dinner. Try a combo at Applebee's or endless soup and salad at Olive Garden.

Things to Do in Mishawaka, IN
Discover a wealth of family-oriented activities within minutes of the hotel, from Fighting Irish sports events at nearby Notre Dame to engaging exhibits at HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum. If you love admiring antique autos, stop by the Studebaker National Museum, just four miles from the hotel, to glimpse presidential carriages and military vehicles. Explore these other local attractions:

Potawatomi Zoo – Travel less than 20 minutes to interact with the lemurs and red pandas at the Potawatomi Zoo, the oldest zoo in Indiana. You can stroll through the zoo or take an after-hours safari for a different perspective of the animals that call this attraction home.

University of Notre Dame – Tailgating and gridiron action at the University of Notre Dame is an easy 10-minute drive away from the hotel. Deck out in green and gold and root for the Fighting Irish at the Golden Dome, and then celebrate a victory with a pizza and a pint at Eddy Street Commons, the university's downtown area.

University Park Mall – Be within a half-mile of all your favorite retailers at University Park Mall, home to more than 120 stores. When you need a break, sit down for a meal at one of the on-site eateries.

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Groups & Meetings
Host a business or social event inside a meeting space at the Country Inn & Suites. Choose from two rooms that can be combined for 1,200 square feet of space. The rooms include free high-speed Internet access and audiovisual equipment to ensure presentations are a success. We can also help you with catering recommendations and planning so you can focus on your guest list.

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