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University Inn Academic Suites

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   5 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Huntingtown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Orono for a football game. The stay at the University Inn was very convenience and only a few minutes away from the Alfond Staduim. Customer Service was excellent, food delicious and hospitality A+. The Inn is in the heart of the small town and nice restaurant to choose from as well.

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My In- Laws, My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay this past weekend during the U or Richmond vs U of Maine game. It's not a huge hotel, but offered exceptional hospitality. The hotel is with in one mile of the U of Maine and the prices do reflect that. But they offer a discount if you have your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Orono to visit our daughter and the convenience to her and the UMaine campus was wonderful. The only disappointment was that we took our daughter to breakfast & therefore we missed what looked like a wonderful breakfast at the hotel!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been staying at University Inn twice a year for the past several years. I am impressed with their hospitality, food, upgrades, and a genuine caring for their guests. Best yet, they are tucked in the village of Orono. Perfect

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Walhalla, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As described on TripAdvisor. Motel was very clean and nicely decorated, Bed comfortable. Price reflected the proximity to the University of Maine. At $140+ per night, I could stay in Bangor for half that rate and drive 8 miles to the University. I stayed here for one night because I had a 7am meeting the next day

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, I was very impressed with the University Inn. I was in the area for a conference at the Wells Conference Center at the University of Maine. The University Inn was not only wonderfully close (or as we say here in Maine, "In spittin' distance) to UMaine, but it was also right outside downtown Orono, giving me the chance to... More

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We loved this Inn - It's quaint, quiet, well cared for and clean. The rooms have Keurig machines, the breakfast is great and the grounds are beautiful! The pool, although we didn't use it, is very nice. Staff is friendly and check in/out was easy. We stayed here while on a shopping trip to Bangor and found it much more... More

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I stay here every time I go to Orono. It is walking distance to Pat's and the other Orono restaurants. The hotel is clean and the staff are friendly. The continental breakfast has a nice variety of options.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Not only is the University Inn clean and comfortable but the staff and owner are among the friendliest you will ever encounter! It really feels like home away from home and I look forward to returning there for every visit to UMaine - a real gem!

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This location is very clean. Decor is dated. Breakfast is downstairs and is basic --similar to a Hampton Inn --but it is included. Staff are nice (college students?). You can walk into town and some restaurants for the hotel. Fine place to stay if you are visiting the University.

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Address: 5 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473
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Location: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Inn Academic Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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University Hotel Academic
University Motel Academic
University Inn Academic Suites Orono, Maine

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