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Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel

1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718
Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eagan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The newer part of the hotel was full, so we were assigned a room in the older part. The room was spacious and clean. Furnishings were older. A table/desk had been removed so we asked for a second luggage rack for our bags. A staff member delivered it in short order. The switch on the wall light sconce was missing,... More 

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Eveleth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is pretty basic. The rooms are actually pretty nice except there was hair on one of the beds when we arrived and we slept on it all night. In the pool area there is a ton of little kids in the hotub and the area needs an upgrade. There is also people smoking cigarettes in the pool area... More 

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Alger, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the worst hotel I've ever stayed at. First of all, we couldn't get in our poolside room until 7pm, only to find the silly string hanging from the ceiling, bugs flying in the rooms, cigarette holes all over the bedding, along with hair. Toilet leaked water, tub wouldn't drain, stains everywhere, pool area gross and never... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would have rated it poor, but the bed was comfortable; I will give them that. And the bathroom was clean. I work in the service industry, so I know what is expected. We stayed in a no smoking room in the Tower, so it was quiet. When I told a staff member that the blanket on our bed had... More 

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Orr, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nicest casinos in Mn. Great players club so often the newer tower rooms are free! Casino has newer slot games...generous players club. Beds in the Tower are really comfy. This last visit I was in the old building and the room was tired. .especially the carpets..wear your socks. Deli late at nite is so so...overall a great... More 

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Ear Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is a great place to rest for the night while traveling. Great rooms at a great value. The smoke smell isn't too bad but in the casino itself, you will come out smelling like smoke. They have a Starbucks which is nice to jump into the car with in the morning.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived to the hotel at our check in time to find out that our room was not ozoned since we had been stuck in a smoking room. At the time of our reservation we requested the room being ozoned thoroughly. When arriving in the room it was a nice size but was dark and dingy. The carpet was disgusting... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Room had stains in carpet and sheets. Bartenders were rude and non attentive. Only good service we had was at our restaurant but was slow because the poor server wasnt helped at all. Will not come back

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Funny how we booked a non smoking room. It not onlt smells like smoke but there are cigarette burns on the bedspread and thin ripped sheets! I can honestly say this would NEVER fly at any hotels i normally stay at(Hampton's). Big stain on the carpet. Very noisy. I will never stay here again. With a room this gross who... More 

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st paul, mn
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My family stayed here for a weekend getaway recently. The main issue was cigarette smoke. Since they remodeled, several years back, the smoke issue has continued to get worse. We left the weekend all feeling sick from the smoke (coughing/ fatigue). In the past, we visited the casino for a while and would seek refuge from the smoke in the... More 

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