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Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

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The Black Bear Inn Conference Center & Suites is an award-winning hotel conveniently located at exit 193 of I-95 and minutes from UMaine campus. The hotel is 100% non-smoking and the popular choice for UMaine visitors, conference attendees and tourists from all over the world. Each room offers a refrigerator, microwave, and Keurig coffee maker. Guests can access our free high speed-Wi-Fi. While you're here, enjoy a delicious meal from our on-site cafe, open for dinner from 5-8pm, Monday-Saturday. With 7,560 square feet of conference space, we are the area's premiere destination for weddings, banquets, and corporate events.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We stay at the Black Bear Inn at least once a year while visiting family or for University of Maine events. The staff is always welcoming and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. We have two dogs that we travel with, and the Black Bear Inn's pet friendly rooms are wonderful
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The staff was wonderful here. Very friendly and helpful. Our room had two double beds and the sheets and pillows were very nice. We had the continental breakfast that they offered for free. The waffles, bagels, cereal and pastries were all good. Overall it was a great stay.
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I have been to weddings all over the state of Maine and the food at the Black Bear Inn last night was by far the best food I have ever had at any wedding! They had 2 different kinds of creamy mac & cheese with all the toppings you could possibly want! Juicy barbecue chicken and
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The Inn was at a very convenient location. Room was immaculately clean with plenty of shampoo etc. So very quiet on third floor. The beds were very comfortable and we had a great rest before our trip back home to Connecticut. Staff excellent and the lobby offered so much and
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Our state association uses this Inn for our annual conference every year because it offers all we need at an affordable price with the utmost professional care and service. I recommend the Black Bear Inn for personal travel as well as professional needs.
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Bear's Den
room#102, has 2 windows on adjacent walls which shed good light into the room.
double queen room on second floor
"Facing parking lot side was quieter"
"2nd floor river facing rooms have the best view and balcony"
"If you can stay away from Ground level floor next to the Parking lot"
"I fully enjoyed my corner room with a calm view of nature out my window, with access to outside deck, plus a chair to sit on while relaxing."
"Pick a room facing the front if you like to have the windows open with less road noise"
USD 101 - USD 157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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