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University Inn Academic Suites

2.5 of 5 5 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

We once again stayed at the University Inn for our Y State Championship swim meet. It's a clean, comfortable location that is close to the field house. We love that there is a hot breakfast -- perfect for young athletes who need a good meal before hitting the pool. Thanks for another nice stay!

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The University inn is topnotch. A beautiful location and very pet friendly. We had a room on the first floor facing the river which was just perfect, with a gorgeous, snowy view of the river and orono. There was a path that was shovelled out accesible from our sliding door that we could walk the dog and i would guess... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The University Inn's staff was very helpful. There was a discrepancy with my bill that they worked on and we came to an agreeable resolution. There was also an employee that went above and beyond & was thoughtful with the little extras that made our stay more comfortable. We stayed during a snow storm and they thoroughly cleaned the snow... More 

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traceywhitten23, Owner at University Inn Academic Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate hearing about our guests stays and are glad you noticed the little extras we try to do to make you feel at home. You mentioned a smell in your room and the hallway during your stay. We wanted to let you know that shortly after your check out... More 

Bow, New Hampshire
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed here for one night prior to my daughter touring U. Maine. The staff was so welcoming and friendly, we instantly felt safe and comfortable. The room was very comfortable (especially the beds) and we had a lovely private balcony overlooking the Stillwater River. Breakfast the next morning was more than you could ask for, eggs, bacon, waffles, danish,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I love staying in this "little bit of home" when I'm in Orono. The owner takes great pains to make the place homey and welcoming, with lots of homegrown decorations and a gigantic Christmas tree in the lobby! The staff are friendly and you can tell they like working there. Can't beat the hot breakfast (think, a mountain of unlimited... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We trusted the online reviews and booked at the University Inn for our college visit trip. We came up the night before, checked in at midnight with no problem. Bed was soft and comfortable. Hotel decorated for Christmas beautifully. Pleasantly surprised at the variety and quantity of breakfast- more bacon than my son could even eat. Staff were friendly and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great full service breakfast and nice clean rooms. Would definitely stay there again and it's less than 5 minutes from Downtown Orono. Pat's pizza is a hop, skip and a jump away. My only complaint would be thin walls, but some noise is to be expected in a crowded hotel

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This is my hotel of choice on Orono,ME. Great location, very attractive and very well maintained. Breakfast is a must! Staff and owner are great people!! I always make it a point to book a room here when visiting U of Maine. AAA discounts. They let me bring my pet fish.

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Huntingtown, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

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 November 10, 2014

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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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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