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Arnold Black Bear Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn is very clean and comfortable. I like that it isn't just another busy hotel but instead a warm, inviting place to relax. My husband and I enjoyed the atmosphere because of all the friendly guests. Every morning we were greeted by other guests and enjoyed good conversation out on the porch eating breakfast. Thank you Bruce and Wendi... More 

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed everything! We look forward to seeing you and Clinton again soon! More 

Manteca, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently, July 16, 2016 my daughter and now son-in-law held their wedding at the Black Bear Inn. What a beatuful place that is owned by two very helpful, caring people, Bruce and Wendy! The venue was perfect for the wedding of approximately 135 guests. They were very gracious hosts helping to make this a VERY memorable occasion. The grounds are... More 

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review Gary! We really enjoyed Heather & Josh's wedding, and were honored to be a part of it. Hope to see you again! More 

Hayward, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite place anyway, but when it was time for my husband's 65th birthday, I planned a surprise family reunion for him at the Inn. Wendi was awesome in helping to plan, keeping the surprise and being very flexible as plans changed over the 8 months of planning. Chef Bruce worked with me to plan a menu of... More 

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, again, for taking the time to provide a review - they always bring me to tears! We thoroughly enjoyed the special weekend, taking care of the birthday boy and your family. We look forward to many more memories with you! More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful location, warm and comfortable room and common areas, and truly lovely hosts. Wendy and Bruce made us feel like family and welcome guests in their home. Don't miss the delicious and thoughtful breakfast and the chance to get together and chat over wine and cheese.

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Thank Bruce L
Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

So nice to meet you both (and Belou too!) - thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. See you next time! More 

san antonio, texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed here while doing a loop through Yosemite from Lake Tahoe. I love this place. It was so beautiful, quiet, and relaxing. We were given a very warm welcome, and the service and kindness of Wendi and Bruce made the stay perfect. It was easy to find; just what we needed after a long day. The... More 

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate guest feedback, and are so glad that you found us! Come back anytime! More 

San Leandro, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Went for a wedding and was absolutely beautiful location. Great views on the property and everyone was very nice and helpful. Had a wonderful time here would suggest anyone to go here and explore the grounds.

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed the wedding - it was a beautiful day! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We chose this B&B because it was located near the North Sequoias Grove in the Calaveras State Park and because it had such great Trip Advisor reviews. What a great choice it turned out to be! Wendi is such a warm and accommodating hostess, and Bruce is an excellent gourmet chef. The interior is tastefully decorated, and the surrounding gardens,... More 

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Thank Jamee M
Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

It was meant to be! We are so glad that you and your sister enjoyed your visit, and loved talking to you on the patio. Come back soon! More 

Napa, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Bruce & Wendi took wonderful care of us yet again... Loved the evenings on the patio with (local) wine & cheese and breathing in the clean mountain air. And Bruce gave us great recommendations for where to hike along the river. And did I mention the amazing french toast breakfast?! No wonder we keep coming back for another Black Bear... More 

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you both for another great visit! You are so low-maintenance, and we enjoy seeing you every year. Thank you, also, for the feedback on the bed-frame; I think that is finally resolved! More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I went with a friend who seriously needed to unplug and this was just what the doctor ordered. Wendi and Bruce took First Class care of us. Wine tasting at Twisted Oak, wine and cheese at the Inn, dinner at Dogwood (awesome new restaurant just steps from the Inn), Bruce's breakfast, hiking at Big Trees (never ceases to amaze) and... More 

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Manteca, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

In October 2015, we found Arnold Blsck Bear Inn. Since then we have visited monthly & our lives have not been the same since. We have experienced each unique season by ourselves, with our 90-year-old Dad & with many friends. Our children & grandchildren even stayed at Big Trees State Park in cabins while we were able to rest at... More 

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review Carmela - we can't wait to see you again! You, Terry, Dad, Judy, Lindsey and your family are all very special to us! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Sequoias, amazing scenery and quiet surroundings. You can experience all this and more year round at the only Bed & Breakfast in Arnold, California. The Black Bear Inn is a 5,200 square foot timber frame constructed inn on 1.3 acres in a park-like setting. Our five guest rooms have private baths, king beds, fireplaces, radiant heating and cooling, satellite television. Included in the room rate is a full, gourmet breakfast in the morning, and custom cheese trays & local wines each evening. Custom dinners also available upon request - call for menu options and pricing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnold Black Bear Inn

Address: 1343 Oak Circle, PO Box 109, Arnold, CA 95223
Location: United States > California > Arnold
Price Range: $225 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
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