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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to begin, After 8 years of dating we were finally engaged and planning a wedding! Because we had been together so long many of our family and friends were already very close. To better bring everyone together we decided we wanted to find a location where we could all stay for the weekend and enjoy a family reunion themed...

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Christine K, Owner at Bear Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Dear Shayna, I apologize that you felt there was miscommunication during the planning period for your wedding. It is a big job being the innkeeper & owner and wanting to be attentive to my visiting guests in addition to working with my future brides in planning their special day. It was during the process of working with you in planning...

Boothbay, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful time. Thanks for the sugar cookies, morning buffets, ever present coffee, fireplace and the outdoor hot tube! We also enjoyed the snowshoeing. :-) Several nice restaurants as well...particularly the English Tea store.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Bear Mountain Inn staff was wonderful, warm, and accommodating, even in the depths of winter and a snow storm. They went out of their way to help my group, even going into town to purchase a puzzle for us when we said we wanted to complete one. The breakfast was wonderful, the rooms were well-appointed and expertly clean, and...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The charming innkeeper Christi and her chef Terry do a wonderful job of making a guest feel cared for. I was in Maine because of a tragedy in the life of a close friend. We were all welcomed with sensitivity and respect for the circumstances. Wonderful breakfasts are served in a lovely sun filled dining room. My guest room was...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

To say this was the perfect trip is an understatement. My family was able to share our wedding day with my husband and I, even though we initially wanted to elope. Christi was so accommodating from the moment I contacted her about the wedding date in Feb. until we left the inn. We stayed at the Sugar Bear Cottage with...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This place was one of the best B&Bs I've ever stayed at. Serene, clean, and stunningly picturesque. The charm of the place was matched only by Christi's outgoing warmth & hospitality. Plus, so many amenities & fun things to do are included - kayaking, fishing, canoeing, jacuzzi, paddle boarding, smores by campfire, etc. This place is good for the weary...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Bear Mountain Inn in advance of picking up our son from summer camp. Christi met us with a big warm smile and showed us all around the huge property. The inn is on Bear Pond and she supplies paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, and a paddle boat for her guests' use. (She also has beach towels and...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I don't frequently stay at inns but this was super convenient. The staff (especially the owner) were so friendly and efficient and could not have been more accommodating. The room was cozy, quiet, delightfully furnished. (Not used to such a small bed.) Breakfast was great and MORE than I expected. On property beach, boats, fireplace, etc. MUCH MORE than I...

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Genoa, Ohio
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A charming bed and breakfast, tucked away in the mountains on the lake. Christy and her staff took care of every detail and made my wedding exactly as I always imagined!!!! The accommodations were top notch and we felt more like family than mere guests almost immediately! If you are looking for a place away from the hustle and bustle...

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Christine K, Owner at Bear Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rhea & Jeff, Thank you for taking the time to share your wedding experience at the Bear Mountain Inn. We so enjoyed being a part of your special celebration! The best to you both! Warm Regards, Christi

Long Island
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our 2nd time here! Stayed 5 nights during 4th July. Christi was born to be an Innkeeper, always available yet never intrusive, gregarious, fun, knowledgeable about the area and where to go, and efficiently keeping everything tip-top, the place is so well run and maintained. Her staff was a joy, busy, busy, busy, yet always smiling and never too busy...

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Christine K, Owner at Bear Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lisa & Norbert, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Bear Mountain Inn. Loved having you as guests and enjoying our beach, boats, deck, hot tub, and relaxing on our wonderful front porch in the rocking chairs with your coffee. We look forward to your next visit! Best Regards, Christi

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Bear Mountain Inn, a spectacular four-season lakefront bed and breakfast resort. The historic homestead, surrounded by sprawling lawns and forest, overlooks a private sandy beach w canoes, kayaks, fishing poles), and a large deck with fieldstone fireplace providing splendid vistas of Bear Lake.The Inn has eleven beautifully decorated rooms including two-bedroom suites, and large luxurious suites with in-room Jacuzzi & fireplace. For those desiring greater privacy, the inn offers two options: a two-story executive post & beam home, which provides ample space and privacy for families or groups, or our dog-friendly, quaint Sugar Bear cottage, both with extraordinary views of Bear Lake and the surrounding mountains. Outdoor 5 person hot tub (great for stargazing and relaxing) and fieldstone fireplace for evening fires. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bear Mountain Inn

Address: 364 Waterford Rd, Waterford, ME 04088
Region: United States > Maine > Waterford
Price Range: $144 - $424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Bear Mountain Hotel South Waterford
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Even the rooms with bathroom on the hall seem to be private for your room. Walk across the hall and save some money.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnQPublic007, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Polo Bear room was a corner room on the second floor with a nice lake view”
 of 5 bubbles MROB7, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Beds range from firm to soft. There's not a bad room in the house - and we've stayed in almost every one so far!”
 of 5 bubbles LynneH812, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“For full wifi stay in the main house”
 of 5 bubbles Sparxstar22, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Sugar Bear Cottage, Beautiful View”
 of 5 bubbles 324crystalk, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
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