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Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

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#2 of 2 Hotels in Orono
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I stayed during Open House at University of Maine, everyone was kind, especially Leslie! Beds were good, ( what's with the 4 small pillows in all the hotels now??) BONUS complimentary wine and cheese from 5p-6p just what a parent looking for colleges needs after a long drive/long day! Wine was delicious could probably sell it. Complimentary...

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Queensbury, NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at the Black Bear Inn at least once a year when visiting family, and it is consistently a good location. One of the major bonuses is the ability to bring our dogs; the cost of pet friendly rooms is very reasonable in comparison with other places we have stayed. The bed is really comfortable and the room is...

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Thank dmocalla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Black Bear, I have stayed there several times many years ago. Surprise, still a very solid value. Updated rooms, clean, good bed and friendly staff. Equal to big name and pricier locations.

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University Inn A, Manager at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that we were your choice hotel when traveling to the area again, thank you! We hope to see you again in the future. Jana May, AGM

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight. We brought two large dog. Our room was on the ground floor. Close to the entrance. Perfect for the dogs, in and out. Quite room comfy bed. Breakfast was good. Plan on staying again.

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University Inn A, Manager at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

We never tire of hearing how much people (and animals) enjoy their stay with us! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Jana May Assistant Manager

Pickerington, United States
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is 2nd time within 12 months I have stayed here. In July our entire family (3 rooms with adult children & their children) stayed while attending a family reunion. Breakfast was great - adults enjoyed the evening wine & cheese. This last trip was for my sister's funeral but again, the staff, breakfast & rooms were the best for...

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I stayed there for one night and was very disappointed. The heater rattled and popped and cracked every time it came on.... The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable.. The meeting space was excellent and our hostess was top-notch.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to stay: convenient, clean, and courteous staff. We will plan on continuing to stay at the Black Bear Inn while our child attends college in the area: when we visit. With the. Collins Center nearby, we may also see some events.

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Thank Maura K
Tennessee
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We come to Orono to visit aging parents and have stayed at the Black Bear Inn several times over the last year. The rooms are clean and the beds are very comfortable. Every room has a coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator. There is always a good selection of breakfast food and the eating area, while small, is pleasant. The lobby...

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University Inn A, Manager at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Bathurst, Canada
Reviewed 1 December 2016

After a long drive this room was just what we needed. Very clean, tons of room, and very comfortable. Would highly recommend, and will be staying there again. The staff was very friendly and helpful, making our stay a very pleasant one.

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University Inn A, Manager at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you 5Jessica5 for your kind words and great review! We hope to see you again in the future. Jana May AGM

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The room was large, clean, comfortable. It is a simple local hotel, not a large business chain. It had a table and armchairs but I could have used a working desk. On the first floor, the soundproofing was light - you could hear people in the hall and traffic. Perhaps a higher floor would have helped. The gym equipment worked...

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

Address: 4 Godfrey Dr., Orono, ME 04473
Region: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range: $157 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Black Bear Inn and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Black Bear Hotel Orono
Best Western Orono
Orono Best Western
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“Ask for one that the heater has been updated/replaced.”
DinaGoodwin, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King room large, but probably quieter on top floor. Had quiet night, but could hear walking on floor above me in the morning”
bfamily4b, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the 3rd floor, not as much noise. Doors are "thin", meaning you hear all”
mmalinowski, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room is fantastic!”
reneet567, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We should have chosen a room on the opposite side of the hotel as we were situated directly on the highway side and it was noisy.”
rosieposie2015, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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