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Black Bear Inn

505 West Ramshorn, P.O. Box 1333, Dubois, WY 82513
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We were taking a driving trip around Wyoming when my husband retired, and I wanted to stay in DuBois for one night because my father used to hunt in the area. It was a very interesting little town. The Inn was also very interesting and had a very homey feel to it!

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Bassett
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This inn ROCKS in our book! Having shopping on line for a unique place to stay, we opted for The Black Bear Inn for several reasons. First was the name and theme. It was perfect for a couple of retired park rangers. Liz, the owner, "talked" with me on line and answered our questions. She placed us in a room... More 

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Wow Susan! What a nice review. Made our whole day! Do come back and go rock hounding with us. It is one of our favorite summer activities! I love the crystal you gave me. You are proof that the Black Bear has the nicest guests in the world! God Speed! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Nice stay -- the family-owner is a lovely lady and the place is comfortable and clean. We were dropping off a camper in Dubois, but lots of the guests were using this as their base camp to explore Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. Added bonus = nightly bonfire and s'mores! Overall a nice stay!

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. We always say the Bear has the nicest guests, folks like you are why! Come back and see us soon! Liz More 

Illinois
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We were arriving in Dubois after a long (and fun) day at Yellowstone. We pulled in after 10:00 at night and a friend of Liz's at the office greeted us very warmly. She called Liz, the owner, who appeared instantly with a smile and our key. We asked if there were any stores open, but Dubois closes down at 8:00... More 

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

You guys are so nice! Thanks so much for the kind review. Made our whole day!!!!!!! Come back and see us anytime! (Between June 1 and end September that is. :0) Guests like you make this so much fun! Hugs from the BEAR~! :0) More 

Barboursville, Virginia
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is an older motor-hotel that's maintained and cared for. The room had a microwave, mini-fridge, and coffee maker. There's also a TV and VCR, which we didn't use, although I expect there are interesting movies available. Bed and pillow comfort were fine. Unfortunately, we missed the smores. I'll mention something that was kind of a "delighter"; traveling across Wyoming... More 

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! You are the best! I hate bugs on my windshield too soooo....vinegar and water works great. Some of the bugs splat as big as hummingbirds. Come back and see us so you can make s'mores! Hugs from the BEAR! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

This was a great place to stay. The beds in the room were comfortable. My kids enjoyed the bears in the rooms. My wife and I loved having coffee in the room. The smores at night by the river was awesome. The staff were very friendly and had lots of information about things that were worth seeing. Staff sat and... More 

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Mick, We loved having you too!!!! Come back and see us soon! That river is the best part by far for us too. Thanks again for taking the time to write to tell us what you think! Liz More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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74 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a quaint motel in a good location on the river and walking distance to restaurants. It appears to be in the process of updating. Staff were friendly. Smores are available at night. There is a large selection of movies to see in your room There was no TV. Breakfast is not part of it. There is a patio... More 

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us here at the Bear! We are working hard to make it better all the time. Come back and see us when you can. We love our guests!~ Liz (for the Bear) More 

Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

what we all expect from an ole style motel... without 'Norman Bates' running it! My room was very comfortable and homey... but I had things to do and places to see (like Jackson Hole and the Grand Tetons behind)! I was welcomed to join the owner/family for dinner at evenings and later round their happy camp-fire -- very hospitable!. Wyoming... More 

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review~! We love our guests here at the Bear and enjoyed your company very much! Do come back and see us. We have been working hard, you will hardly recognize the place. New stain, walkways fixed etc etc etc. Thanks again! Liz More 

Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a lovely time staying at the Black Bear Inn. It is conveniently located, just far enough from the parks to have a true WY experience. The property is comfortable and the owners are wonderful, often helping us to identify things to do and places to eat.

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Thank JBC1466
LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We loved having you. Come back and see us when you can. Wish you were still here. The rainbow this evening was breath taking! Hugs from the Bear! Liz More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We booked two nights here and it was one of our best vacation decisions. Liz was friendly, good-hearted and very helpful. She told us about things to do and places to visit in the area. The room was great and the bed comfortable. Highly recommend the Black Bear Inn!

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LizFurman, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words! We so appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Come back and see us again! Hugs, Liz (for the BEAR) More 

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