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University Inn Academic Suites

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New York
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Attended a football game at U Maine. Hotel is right down the street from the school. Rooms were very clean, neat and up-to-date. Check-in was easy. Complimentary coffee in the morning. Would definitely stay here again.

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1Thank HornetMom
Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was our 4th or 5th stay at the University Inn Academic Suites in Orono, Me. This visit, like each of the previous visits, was wonderful. The location is perfect if visiting The University of Maine. The rooms are clean and comfortable and offer Keurig coffee makers, mini fridges, and microwaves. We did not eat breakfast at any of our...

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1Thank lovesbeingmommy
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights (Sept 8/9/10). We had an upstairs room overlooking the beautiful Stillwater River. It was hot so we relaxed by the pool and went for a swim too. We love the location as we can walk into town to a selection of pubs/eateries in the evening, also the hotel offers complimentary wine/cheese between 5 pm...

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1Thank Louise R
Amherst, Virginia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stayed for U Main 50th class reunion. Such helpful staff, nice clean and well stocked room. I especially recommend the full breakfast, I am so impressed a small motel has such great breakfast offering. And we especially compliment the staff members who take care of breakfast

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2Thank Bob C
milford maine
Reviewed 24 September 2016

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions. In fact, we stayed there for almost a week. The rooms are comfortable, the breakfast is good, and the rooms are clean and quiet. However, this time our room smelled like sewer gas. Normally I would have complained but it was late and we had to get up...

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1Thank pattidube
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Room was beautiful. Beds, super comfortable. Check in, no problems. However, we couldn't cool the room down. It was very hot and stuffy. We opened the patio door but this wasn't an overnight solution as we were on the ground floor and didn't feel safe doing that. I don't know if there was a problem with the air conditioning but...

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1Thank Advisor191966
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Had a three night stay here and did not want to leave! We had a slight hiccup on checking in, as we had requested a room with a river view, but instead had been put in a room overlooking the car park. When I questioned this, it appeared that whilst the hotel was full, the Manageress (Tracy?) bent over backwards...

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1Thank Theburrs
Camden, Maine
Reviewed 19 September 2016

You're not going to find a luxury hotel in Orono but this one was very nice. We came for a show at the Collins Center for Performing Arts, which is very close to the motel (a little over a mile away). Downtown (restaurants) is just a few steps the other way, over the bridge. The setting is nice, near the...

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1Thank safari_qn
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed at the University Inn overnight with a dog. We were pleasantly surprised! The hotel has been recently renovated with everything done first class, even the towels were plush. Room had all the conveniences one would expect of a much more expensive hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the 5-6 PM wine happy hour was a...

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1Thank CharlieDallasBoston
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great place to stop for a night en route to somewhere else or certainly for a longer length of time. Rooms have plenty of space and are decorated well. The aspect is very pleasant looking out to the river. Lots of parking spaces.It is close to walk to town. Highly recommend.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Stillwater River in the charming college town of Orono, University Inn Academic Suites is committed to Downeast hospitality. We are within walking distance to some of downtown Orono's finest restaurants and driving distance to many attractions of Downeast Maine. Our property has access to the Stillwater River with some of the best fishing in Maine. Being only 1/2 of a mile from the University of Maine, we are the closest accommodations around, as well as also minutes from the Bangor Mall and LL Bean and many historic sites, including day trips to Acadia National Park , Baxter State Park and the Moosehead Lake Region. The University Inn is a family run Inn with a newly renovated building. All of our spacious rooms have private balconies with many of them overlooking the river, as well as a refrigerator, microwave and Keurig coffee maker. Our seasonal outdoor heated pool with bar service is the perfect way to relax or spend time with friends & family. We offer free wireless in all of our rooms, complimentary hot breakfast, fitness & recreation center, a smoke free and environmentally conscious building and limited pet friendly rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Inn Academic Suites

Address: 5 College Ave, Orono, ME 04473-4400
Region: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range: $145 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Inn Academic Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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University Motel Academic
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“Nice view of the River”
 of 5 bubbles GJA_Waltham, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As for a room that faces the river. I didn't even know there was a river!”
 of 5 bubbles kzucconi, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Half the rooms overlook the pool and river. Ask for one on the second floor if you don't want to hear people walking around over your head.”
 of 5 bubbles Laurie978, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“higher floors have less noise”
 of 5 bubbles dwightj272, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the side of the river are much nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles annekM6489VI, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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