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University Inn Academic Suites

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

I made this reservation at the last minute to accommodate a college visit. I was very pleased with the service and quality of accommodation. It was quiet. The TV in the room was excellent and a great variety of channels were available on DirecTV. Orono is small and restaurants were within walking distance. The hotel is right near campus as...

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1Thank Chris F
Acton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great place next to the river. Quiet and peaceful! I was there with my son touring for colleges. We were greeted warmly after a 4 hour drive with available coffee. The lobby and common area was clean and inviting. I noticed they offered complimentary wine and cheese in the afternoon, but we did not partake!

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2Thank CAtoMA1995
southern new England Usa
Reviewed 21 April 2016

After a long drive from Portland to Bangor. I had book a room here. Orono is a nice guiet college town. I pulled into the parking lot n said, oophs! But I soldiered on n was p!easantly surprised! The parking lot balcony side was a misnomer! The lobby is nice! The Riverside view is great! Manicured lawn, sloping gently down...

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2Thank MrBry
Sanford, Maine
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Inn was very clean, very comfortable and had a great view of the river and downtown. The room was clean, well supplied, and we were greeted by a friendly little stuffed 'black bear' we cold have brought home. Breakfast was good but the food could have been warmer. The staff is friendly and welcoming. Great place to stay, and I...

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2Thank ronjin
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Nice room. Quiet and comfortable. Centrally located, restaraunts within walking distance. Great continental breakfast. Fitness center nicely equipped. Friendly and accommodating staff. Glad we chose to stay here for our visit.

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2Thank Tim J
Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 31 March 2016

My daughter and I stayed at the University Inn while visiting the University of Maine. We enjoyed our stay very much! The room had everything we wanted and needed. Everything was very clean and the room had plenty of space, very comfortable beds, microwave and mini fridge, and a beautiful view of the river. Breakfast was served every morning with...

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1Thank mjee1
Reviewed 26 March 2016

University Inn is a slight step above budget hotel near the center of Orono and just minutes to the University of Maine Campus. We stayed during a very busy time and this place may be better when not fully booked. The service was average and had a simple check in and check out process. The wine and cheese tasting in...

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1Thank EndlessCaravan
New Jersey
Reviewed 22 March 2016

What a fabulous stay we had at the University Inn. We on a Sunday evening with hungry bellies and tired legs from a 9 hour ride from NJ. Bradley met us at the front desk with a warm welcome and a huge smile!! He checked us in for our 2 night stay with ease and competence. Bradley also gave us...

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2Thank tootsie4
Kittery, Maine
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Large comfortable room, beautiful river view, around the corner from the university, and friendly staff. Love that all rooms come with microwave and mini fridge, this is such a convenience. I didn't check out the breakfast but I am sure it was great. This will be my go-to place when visiting my daughter. Thank you for a nice stay!

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1Thank dmp-tec
East Walpole
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at other properties when visiting our Umaine attending daughter, but only when University In was booked. It is our go to place. Great location, close to the university, the town center, easy to get to, and clean and comfortable. Make it your go to place as well

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • 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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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: $119 - $209 (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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Also Known As:
University Hotel Academic
University Motel Academic
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“Upstairs rooms are quieter; downstairs rooms on one side of the hotel have sliding door access to the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles susanh766, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms on the second floor on the river side. They are quieter and the view is great!”
 of 5 bubbles 752karlp, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hope for a room overlooking the river!”
 of 5 bubbles SpikesMom13, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“One side will have great views of the river. The other looks over the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 66JohnR66, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“1st floor parking lot side: direct entry through the room's sliders. Riverside: lovely view of the river/downtown but no direct entry.”
 of 5 bubbles lovesbeingmommy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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