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Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

2.5 of 5 4 Godfrey Dr., Orono, ME 04473
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Newington, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visible from I-95 and easy to get to. Ask for a room on the opposite side of the highway, although there is so little traffic, it is barely noticeable. This little hotel is a charming change of pace from the usual corporate chains while offering all the perks. I counted 65 guest rooms and facilities for large group events. Coin... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent room, adequate breakfast. Free wifi appreciated. This hotel seems to have trouble coping with both ends of the humidity spectrum: in our stay (February), the air was so dry that static electricity was a constant nuisance, yet it must be very humid in Summer as the melamine was lifting off the cabinet in the bath. Shower head didn't work... More 

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Adirondacks, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Black Bear Inn several times and will do so again. This was a working vacation trip for my family and everyone at the hotel was super friendly and welcoming to not only to my husband and I, but to our two young daughters as well. It's located minutes away from UMaine & campus and right... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here twice now and have been very satisfied. We love the black bear decor. The rooms are clean and roomy. We had 2 queen beds, desk with chair, sitting chair with side table, micro wave, fridge and good size flat screen TV. There is also a good continental breakfast. A big bonus was that we showed them... More 

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Cobleskill, New York
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a fantastic stay of busy I-95. I stayed here for a college visit to U-Maine and wasn't disappointed. The bed were quite comfy, the amenities adequate and the breakfast warm. Two complaints though. The hotel did feel a bit tired and there was a couch on one of the floors that was totally broken. The second complaint... More 

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Acton, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to stay in Orono, close to the University, easy access to the highway. Clean comfortable rooms. Stayed with my high school students for a competition at UMO, they gave us a great rate. Fun Black Bears designs everywhere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a great experience with our stay. can't say enough good things about the staff. they were very helpful and welcoming. A great place to stay, very clean and friendly. had a wonderful time and will return again

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West Newbury, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, spacious rooms. We stayed one night as we were visiting UMaine. Did not spend much time at the hotel, just to sleep. Easy to find, easy check-in, good parking. Front desk receptionist was curtious and friendly.

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Woodbury, New Jersey, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A great place to stay. Very convenient for our purpose to drop our son off at the University of Maine. I like all the bears!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would recommend to anyone. Plenty of parking. Staff is very helpful and friendly.

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Orono, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Loved this hotel. The room we stayed in was spacious. There were cute paintings of black bears and black bear quilts on the beds; nice touches. They are pet friendly and are welcoming to the pets as you arrive as well as to the people. There is a decent hotel breakfast--they have waffle makers--and they also opened up the room... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

Address: 4 Godfrey Dr., Orono, ME 04473
Location: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Black Bear Inn and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Black Bear Hotel Orono
Best Western Orono
Orono Best Western
Black Bear Inn And Conference Center Orono, Maine

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