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505 West Ramshorn P.O. Box 1333, Dubois, WY 82513
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#4 of 9 hotels in Dubois
OPEN JUNE-SEPTEMBER, the Black Bear Inn is a comfortable motel in Dubois, Wyoming, located in the heart of Wind River Country, minutes from Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, known worldwide for unsurpassed beauty and unequaled recreational opportunities. We serve COMPLIMENTARY S'MORES nightly by the river campfire. Wind River FlyFitter, a fly fishing guide service and store, hails from the motel and teachs FREE FLY FISHING CASTING LESSONS daily. You can book a trip into our little slice of paradise and catch rainbow trout (or brown, cutthroat or several other varieties).
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary tea
Horseback riding
Kids stay free
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Electric vehicle charging station
Snack bar
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
BBQ facilities
Gift shop
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
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Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
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Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
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traveler7440 wrote a review Oct 2020
33 contributions4 helpful votes
Older motel but fairly well kept and maintained. Must admit that we missed the presence of a television for news and entertainment at night since there's little to do in this small town of Dubois. It's near adequate restaurants that don't open early enough in the morning for early rising travelers on the way to Grand Tetons, Yellowstone or wherever. Six AM is the latest in our opinion. Staff here was very friendly and helpful and right on site.
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Date of stay: August 2020
mikecingb wrote a review Sep 2020
145 contributions16 helpful votes
You can see from my profile: I hate the neighboring Branding Iron Inn. In planning a family trip to Yellowstone, I picked a stay at Black Bear Inn based on reviews. Once COVID hit I had to do some rearranging and thought I had to settle with the awful neighbors. But a phone call to Black Bear changed all that! I spend some 20 minutes on the phone with the owner and she guaranteed us an even better room even though hotels.com said the place was fully booked. It was a heck of a trip. Forget the COVID scares, my mom has COPD and was not doing well at elevation. This part of the trip was tainted with that. But upon arriving at Black Bear we saw the owner cleaning some vehicles headlights. Loved the charm of the smores on Wind River but the owner offered us pizza, corn dogs, salad and more! After smores, my nephews played badminton and corn hole with some of the young helpers. Room was as quaint as any place I've ever stayed. Everyone seemed to sleep okay. The next morning we had to jet because of said COPD concerns. The owner not only gave us some useful medical advice but later called to check on my mom. No stranger does this in 2020. One final note: on the phone the first time we discussed the new military vehicle museum and that turned to the movie Taking Chance starring Kevin Bacon. Based on a true story, it's a movie about how the USMC handles the body of a fallen solider. Turns out, that marine is from Dubois, and his father had art hanging at the Black Bear Inn. So wasn't in the mood to watch much but I did have in my Taking Chance DVD on while at the motel. It's not a perfect place and my opinions of Dubois are scarred by the broken contract with the neighboring hotel and the medical situation. But Black Bear was a bit of light in a lot of darkness. Honestly, I have come to like certain chain hotels. Black Bear is definitely not a chain but I'd definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Room Tip: Small place with great personality
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barry s wrote a review Aug 2020
Germantown, Maryland21 contributions
my wife and I chose this hotel based on the reviews. The reviews did not disappoint. Great little place, very friendly, nice to sit by the river at night with a fire and just chat with others. In no way shape or form can you go wrong with this inn.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Carter Clan wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions
What a great week we had in Dubois! We used our inn as a hub to visit the Tetons, Yellowstone & the surrounding areas. This is our second time to visit. They treat us like family - and our kids are already talking about visiting again. We had so much fun around the fire pit, and playing outdoor games while enjoying S’mores. Black Bear Inn has a fun place to enjoy your time. Excelente!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Bobbie B wrote a review Jul 2020
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States14 contributions1 helpful vote
The people at this place are wonderful. Felt at home the moment we pulled in. Rooms are as clean as my house.....everything you need is available. It’s a small roadside inn, but we love these. Liz, the owner is you best friend the minute you meet her. The town is darling, historic and friendly. If you travel the backroads like we do, this is a must stop kinda place!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
USD 120 - USD 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Black Bear Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Black Bear Inn?
Nearby attractions include National Bighorn Sheep Center (0.5 km), Wind River Flyfitter (0.04 km), and Giant Jackalope Exxon Country Store (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Black Bear Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and barbeque facilities.
Which room amenities are available at Black Bear Inn?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a dining area.
What food & drink options are available at Black Bear Inn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Black Bear Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Black Bear Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cowboy Cafe, Noon Rock Pizza, and Coyote Blue Coffee and Deli.
Is Black Bear Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Dubois.
Are pets allowed at Black Bear Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.