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Black Bear Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   5528 North Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Ranked #1 of 18 Ketchikan B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We flew into Ketchikan two days before we were to depart on a cruise. It is about 4 miles from the ferry so you need to catch a cab (about $15) to get there. Jim met us and showed us to our room which had a beautiful view of the ocean. Breakfast is serve yourself style but there were many... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay on our first trip to Ketchikan. We stayed in the Bunkhouse cottage (myself and my daughter). It was really well equiped with a nice little kitchen stocked with plenty of supplies - especially hot chocolate and oatmeal which were really appreciated when we can back after cycling in the famous Ketchikan rain! The Inn is... More

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Marathon, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes,we were greeted with keeping our shoes off, but being the typical wet day, we totally understood. Nicole may seem a bit like a Mama bear, but it's truly in your best interest. She definitely wants to make your trip to Ketchikan a time to remember. Nicole and Jim are wonderful hosts, aiding in any adventure you wish to do.... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Bunkhouse, a comfortable room with its own kitchenette. We were very happy to cook our own breakfasts with the ingredients provided by Nicole and to visit the local supermarket, about five minutes drive away, for our evening dinners. We really enjoyed the 4th July parade in the town and Nicole was most helpful in suggesting local... More

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dallas, texas
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15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent two nights at this fine B & B and we're very pleased. Quiet (2-3 miles north of town and right on the water). Hosts were gracious, helpful in advance of our arrival making car rental and Misty Fjord boat trip, and informed about places to see. Breakfast was do-it-yourself with many choices. Room was fine but quite small and... More

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Msdetail, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for staying with us and for your kind comments. I do believe you stayed in our smallest room. It is a beautiful room but, you are right, it is small. We always hope that it’s covered porch overlooking the ocean and it’s large bathroom with sunken tub and double sinks will make up for the size of the... More

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family just had one night to spend in Ketchikan, and after spending time at the Black Bear Inn, we wish we would have had longer. We booked our rooms to follow a cruise that ended in Ketchikan, and Nicole was very helpful and accommodating through our entire process. We stayed in two separate rooms figuring we wanted to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

When you stay here you will feel like you are living in Alaska not just visiting.Nicole helped us choose our excursions and booked them prior to our arrival including a fishing trip with Rand R Adventures where my wife caught her very first fish, a 38 in King Salmon.

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San Rafael
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Owners Jim and Nicole were great. They had fabulous information on anything you wanted to do and lots of suggestions. They set up our fishing rentals and crab feed reservations all ahead of time for us and it worked out great! The place was very nice and comfortable and the view was beautiful! Vey relaxing. We will be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We have just spent two nights at the Black Bear Inn. What a wonderful sojourn! The artist owners, Nicole and Jim, have built a wonderful paradise. The rooms are clean, spacious and beautifully decorated. The apartment we stayed in is, without doubt, the best of any B&B we have enjoyed in all our years of travel. Jim and Nicole are... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Very comfortable and welcoming, we could not have done everything we had planned without the help of Nicole and James. They coordinate all our tours with the best options and help us to decide what is the best to do and see in Ketchikan. We had a great time and we strongly recommend this B&B, it was one of the... More

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Address: 5528 North Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Location: United States > Alaska > Ketchikan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Bear Inn 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Elegant waterfront Bed and Breakfast built for guests who want privacy and expect the finest furnishings and amenities. Rent one room, the whole house or the one bedroom luxury apartment. No minimum stay required. Bedrooms have private covered porches and entrances overlooking the ocean, large baths, fireplaces, refrigerators, and free high speed wireless internet. Perfect place for groups. Can accommodate up to 16. Covered outdoor Spa, eating and cooking area on the waters edge. ... more   less 
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