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Arnold Black Bear Inn

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1343 Oak Circle, PO Box 109, Arnold, CA 95223
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Modesto, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Drive through the beautiful mountains to the quaint driveway into this Amazingly done B & B , Breath taking to start with ! Bruce and Wendy definitely have found their passion in life to truly make visitors feel at home ! Everything TOP NOTCH from the Service , follow up , Property is beautiful , Cooking by Bruce... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Arnold Black Bear Inn for several years and keep coming back because it is like visiting family - Wendi & Bruce are the greatest :) We love staying there and have stayed in the same room each visit - it faces the grounds and not hot tub area so is a little quieter and so very... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Black Bear Inn quite literally exceeded our every expectation. We were very comfortable and enjoyed wonderful food and wine. Bruce and Wendi are gracious and welcoming hosts that made us feel like we were friends. We will most definitely be back.

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

Black Bear Inn is an absolutely stunning place to enjoy a relaxing get-away. The amenities are first class and the owners go out of their way to make your visit extremely special. Wendi and Bruce have created an environment that makes you never want to leave! We have visited the Inn twice and will return many times in the future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This was our second consecutive NYE that we spent with Wendi and Bruce. Just like the first time, our stay was first class all around. Wendi and Bruce made us feel like royalty, with their World Class NYE dinner, delicious breakfast and the attention to detail in every aspect in and around the Inn.

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Livermore, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The best warm hospitality right from the minute we opened the beautiful front door to the delicious smell of cooking in the kitchen to being greeted by Wendi with a smile! Right from the time we stepped inside we were taken care of for little things to a great conversation!!! Bruce's recommendation for the restaurants and suggestions on when to... More 

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

We so enjoyed meeting you both, and look forward to your next visit! Thank you for your great interest in our little Inn - it was fun to share! More 

Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We spent four nights there at the end of December with fresh snow on the ground. Bruce and Wendi welcomed us warmly and prepared a splendid dinner for us and our family. Both our room and the inn were spacious and comfortable. We will definitely return.

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

Thank you for visiting our winter wonderland! We loved cooking for your family, and hope to do it again soon. More 

Meadow Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights the weekend before Christmas. Wendi and Bruce were a delight to meet. Very accommodating. We were treated to epicurean over the top breakfasts both mornings, and the wine and cheese evenings were pleasant and relaxing. The room was large and well appointed with a large Jacuzzi tub and comfortable bed. We will definitely return!

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

Thank you for visiting - we enjoyed meeting you! More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Far enough away from the city to feel like a million miles away, but close enough to get home for dinner. I will stay here again and recommend it to anyone I know. That should tell you enough. I visited Black Bear Inn during a snow storm, and it was a perfect place to snuggle down and be pampered by... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

From the beginning to the end of our entire wedding planning process, Wendi was responsive, courteous and answered all of my MANY questions/concerns. I had zero experience planning a large event, and at some points felt overwhelmed. Wendi gladly stepped in and offered advice. Its very rare to experience excellent customer service, but Wendi and Bruce are experts at making... More 

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