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University Inn Academic Suites

#1 of 2 Hotels in Orono
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was clean and up-to-date. Staff was helpful and friendly. The location is very good - short walk across the bridge to food options and very close to U Maine. Decent breakfast options and a nice pool.

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Watertown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been staying here since my daughter started at UMAINE and have always had a good stay. We visited Orono to move my daughter into her apartment and made this a family vacation. It was close enough to the attractions but far enough away so that we were not in the mix of it.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The owners are typically "in the store." Staff is efficient, friendly, and happy (something I look for in establishments wherever I go). Facilities are clean, tidy, and convenient to the University of Maine. Whether you're at the University for a conference or just traveling through, we highly recommend University Inn and Academic Suites for your stay in the lovely town... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This privately owned hotel had been recommended to us by friends and we are grateful. Attractive rooms overlooking the Stillwater River, complimentary wine and cheese in the evening, excellent cooked breakfasts and a fine swimming pool were some of the comforts of this hotel. Plus the service was very courteous.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed one night, but it was great! Very relaxing hotel. Highly recommend this place. Clean and had a fridge and microwave. We didn't have time to use the pool, but it looked really nice. Nice and close to the campus if you are going for something on campus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean comfortable rooms. They pay attention to the flowers and landscaping here too and it is appreciated. Great location midway between town and U Maine campus. A few canoes and kayaks are available to rent at reasonable rates. Full breakfast makes this an excellent value.

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Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are clean, plenty of towels. soaps, lotion, shampoo, conditioner bath gel,etc. I went to Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg in April for 12 days and only one hotel had soap,lotion, shampoo and conditioner. Hurray for this USA Inn. Everyone is friendly and helpful all our question were answered. We are looking forward to staying here, next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here at the last minute, too tired to drive to our next stop. We were amazed at the beautiful view of the river, the large wooded area for wandering around, and the lovely clean room. Definitely will stay here again! More affordable then Bangor and towns closer to Bar Harbor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in Orono growing up and always wondered how it would be to stay at the University Motor Inn for the night. I wound up moving away from home but when I came back to visit I finally decided to stay a night here! I must say it was good for the price and exceeded expectations! Truly the Inn... More 

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Springvale, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed us one night for my daughter's UMAINE orientation. There were pleasant surprises around every corner. From the lovely view of the grounds and river, complimentary wine and cheese, sparkling clear pool, clean & comfortable room, to a full breakfast, this little hotel is a doing a lot of things better than almost aNY other in this price range.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Stillwater River in the charming college town of Orono, University Inn Academic Suites is committed to Downeast hospitality. We are within walking distance to some of downtown Orono's finest restaurants and driving distance to many attractions of Downeast Maine. Our property has access to the Stillwater River with some of the best fishing in Maine. Being only 1/2 of a mile from the University of Maine, we are the closest accommodations around, as well as also minutes from the Bangor Mall and LL Bean and many historic sites, including day trips to Acadia National Park , Baxter State Park and the Moosehead Lake Region. The University Inn is a family run Inn with a newly renovated building. All of our spacious rooms have private balconies with many of them overlooking the river, as well as a refrigerator, microwave and Keurig coffee maker. Our seasonal outdoor heated pool with bar service is the perfect way to relax or spend time with friends & family. We offer free wireless in all of our rooms, complimentary hot breakfast, fitness & recreation center, a smoke free and environmentally conscious building and limited pet friendly rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Inn Academic Suites

Address: 5 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473
Location: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range: $119 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Inn Academic Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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University Hotel Academic
University Motel Academic
University Inn Academic Suites Orono, Maine
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