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Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel

1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718
Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel
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  • 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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Ear Falls, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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on the lake ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms are nice in the tower which has the newer rooms. Buffet is one of the best. Anywhere. Wonderful food. Worth the trip just for that. Machines paid well. In all was great time. Have been there several times and. Will return..

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Somerset, WI
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'll start this off with the knowledge that i'm not much of a casino person. That being said, I actually enjoyed this facility. You get the basic tribal casino stuff (lots of cigarette smoke, interesting people walking around the casino, etc..) but it's at a managible size. I've been to several different tribal casinos and this one is nice because... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night and got a two room suite. Room was very large two beds and pull out couch in living room. Down points bathroom very tiny, furnishings need updating, and it was a long walk to casino. Casino was very smokey, but drink prices were reasonable. Spend more time in bar listening the band. urban myth was very good.... More 

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Elk River, MN
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Reserved a poolside suite, and therefore expected a nice room that walked out to the pool. What we got instead was a dirty, stained, outdated and very disappointing room. We asked to be moved, and the second room was worse than the first. We will not be staying again--against a Super 8, the Super 8 would take the prize any... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Definitely not what we expected for the money we paid. We had expected to have a grown up get away at the casino. We even reserved the whirlpool suite which on the website looked amazing. What we actually got was a nonsmoking room with a comforter that had a cigarette hole on it. The view out our window was of... More 

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