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Morris Inn sits at the heart of Notre Dame's campus, which is surrounded by the city of South Bend, Indiana. With the world renowned Golden Dome of the Main Administration Building in view, the Morris is just a short walk from all that the university has to offer. Visit the famed Notre Dame Stadium, home of the Fighting Irish football team, as well as the new Purcell Pavilion, where the school's basketball team holds court, and the new Compton Ice Arena, where the hockey team plays. Similarly, the Inn provides easy access to the university's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and Snite Museum of Art. Visitors also have the opportunity to explore the breathtaking art and architecture of the campus' Basilica of the Sacred Heart, as well as the Hesburgh Library that showcases the world-renowned Word of Life mosaic, known to generations of sports fans simply as "Touchdown Jesus."
When the weather is nice, take a stroll through the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, a small-scale reproduction of the actual shrine to St. Bernadette in France. Behind the South Bend hotel, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore offers school souvenirs of every variety. And just off campus, Eddy Street Commons is home to restaurants and shops that have quickly become favorites of students and visitors alike. South of the hotel is the city’s downtown, an area offering a variety of drink and dining options, as well as monuments to the past such as the Studebaker National Museum.