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Black Bear Inn

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505 West Ramshorn, P.O. Box 1333, Dubois, WY 82513
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our family lucked into this place on a road trip. Ten years later we made a point to stop and stay again because our memories of this place were so lovely. You all get to decide- you can support large corporations, or you can support individuals who put themselves out there and give a part of themselves so that you... More 

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

Thanks you sooo much for the beyond kind review. If you came ten years ago, you visited my husbands parents. :0) We love them, and miss Papa, I am so thankful that you liked it as much when you came back. We so want to honor them by making the motel better every year we run it! Come see us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Small but comfortable room. Not a lot of room to store things, but it was clean and had the necessary amenities. The shower was very cramped and the room needed some maintenance. The door lock was loose and at one point the plumbing for the entire room (sink, shower and toilet) backed up.

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us Ivan! I will be sure to check the door handles to make sure they are solid. Come back anytime and we will make s'mores! Hugs from the Bear. Liz More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The inn is adorable. The owner, Liz, is so friendly and you can see her personality throughout the rooms, making it feel more like staying at a friend's house than staying in a motel. The rooms have teddy bears in them and other sweet touches. It's also right on both Main Street and the Wind River, so I could walk... More 

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

Holy Smokes! Thanks so much for the kind words about the Inn and me. So loved having you. Come back anytime! Hope your travel home was great! God Speed! Liz (for the Bear) More 

Coaldale, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This family-run motel offers great personalized service. Liz, the owner, has great recommendations for the area, including dining and shopping. We enjoyed several meals at places she recommended. The rooms are "homey" and comfortable at a good price. There is no TV service, but a TV and DVD player is in each room, with a large selection of DVD movies... 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 on Trip Advisor. We so enjoyed meeting you and appreciate your recommending us to others. It is folks like you that make running the motel so much fun! :0) Have a great Autumn. Hugs, Liz (for the Bear) More 

Lander, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I live 75 miles from Dubois but wanted to get away into the mountains for a day or two, and found the Tripadvisor reviews on the Black Bear Inn. It was the best value among rustic motels, and is on the main street of town so you can walk to different places. However, I was there the first week in... More 

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

What a nice review Maxine! Made our day! Thanks so much for taking the time to review us~come back anytime we loved having you! (End of May - End Sept. that is :0) God Speed! More 

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