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Black Bear Lodge

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3 Village Road, Box 357, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Black Bear Lodge completely exceeded our expectations! There was a murphy bed in the living room and a trundle bed in the 'spare' bedroom (there was a dividing curtain separating the queen bed from the twin). There was a couch and chairs as well as a dining room table and chairs. PLENTY of space! There was a full size fridge,... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the rooms were more than adequate...the kitchenette/dining area really made it feel like a home away from home, not just another hotel room. Location was great for skiing and walk to a couple of decent eats (pub grub) in the village square...and a good restaurant was only a couple miles away. Outdoor hot tub bumped it from average to good!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided on a last minute get away with my teenagers age 14 and 16. We were all very happy with the lodge. The front desk was extremely pleasant and helpful. Room was nicely decorated and comfortable. The fully equipped kitchen was great, but we only stayed one night. As others have said it is a little dated, but I... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a weekend getaway to Waterville Valley and we could not have picked a better place to stay. The entire resort is very clean from our room to the pool and hot tub. The Black Bear Lodge is in walking distance from Waterville Village, we parked our car and it never moved for the weekend. All rooms... More 

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Brunswick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lodge is dated but comfortable & we were disappointed that there was no food service there. Room was very cute & had plenty of cookware to use. I would highly recommend bringing food & drinks. There is a market in townsquare, but it is very limited & expensive. Local access to the athletic club was nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to Waterville valley because my family and I wanted to ski at Waterville valley ski resort. We went to this hotel because of the prices of the rooms and they had queen sized beds. I liked the size of the rooms and quality of them when we walked in. I was disappointed that there was no food service... More 

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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This hotel is the value option at the mountain. Its fine enough and is staffed by a very helpful team. Thin walls, long, noisy halls but the team is eager to please. It promotes a community atmosphere throughout the resort so bring ear plugs for sleeping and you'll have a great time. We would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Staff was amazing and rooms were clean. Stayed for a hockey tournament would go back in a second!! We all had a great time and highly recommend the black bear lodge. Thank you all again for making our stay memorable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The lodge was a little outdated. Our room 422 was very clean and up to date. Each suite only has one full bathroom. To get to the Town Square it was a short walk. I suggest bringing food with you. There is a full kitchen in each suite. There is only one breakfast spot to each, The Blue Moon. It... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised during our recent stay at the Black Bear Lodge for my daughters's hockey tournament. The rooms were very spacious for our family of 5 and they were very clean. Each room has slightly decor, but they all have the same bedroom set up and either a murphy bed or a sleep sofa... More 

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