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Tattersha
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful Inn, very friendly hosts. Beautiful room. Lovely welcome with a glass of wine, cheese and cold meats. Looking forward to the recommended breakfast. Beautiful gardens with a romantic gazebo. Ideal place for overnighters like us

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

Thank you for the review - so nice to meet you both. Hope your golf game was equally enjoyable! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Black Bear Inn after spending several days at Yosemite. We picked the hotel somewhat randomly, wanting somewhere near Calaveras Big Tree State Park, never has a random pick worked out so well. Our room and the property were great, but more impressive was the high level of service provided by Bruce and Wendi. Not only did they... More 

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

Thank you for the review, and the kind words - we appreciate it. Come back and enjoy our other beautiful seasons! More 

Livermore, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wendi and Bruce treat you so well. You are guests in their beautiful home. Your every need is addressed. Definitely recommend a visit. The grounds are very peaceful Wine cod cheese is a great experience. You get to pick your own cheese to pair with your wine. Breakfast and beautifully presented by Bruce the gourmet chef.

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

Thank you for the kind review Vicki - looking forward to seeing you and Art again soon! More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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105 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a two day drive from the LA area to lake Tahoe. This place was impressive and perfect for our stay, but would also serve well for a couple more days. The Black Bear Inn is more a lodge than a simple bed and breakfast, with pervasive grounds, well manicured lawns and delightful landscaping. Inside features a... More 

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

Thank you for the kind review - we enjoyed meeting you and Co, and hope to see you again. We really appreciate the feedback! More 

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

The Black Bear Inn is a wonderful place to get away from all your stress. Located near beautiful sequoia trees, parks, hikes, mountains. Its really quiet, all the rooms have their own entrance and are completely updated with great showers and beds. Bruce is an amazing chef and he cooks breakfast every morning and dinner at night. My husband and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

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 July 27, 2016

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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113 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

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 July 25, 2016

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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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 July 23, 2016

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 

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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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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