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University Inn Academic Suites

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Brewster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoy staying at the University Inn. It is a pet friendly hotel which makes my life a lot easier when I have to get my daughter to college. My youngest daughter loves the pool and the lake. Everyone is super friendly and this is my choice place to stay when I am in Orono, Maine.

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Valparaiso, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people were nice and the place was clean. Its a great place to stay and they are all very helpful. I will stay there again when i return to Maine. Everything is close and convenient. The pool area was great and clean. The workout room was not too bad. The staff was very good and knowledgeable. I would suggest... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The women who answered our calls were always helpful, kind, polite and very accommodating considering we had to change the date. Staff at the pool bar were very friendly and funny! Our daughter is a new freshman and we will definitely be staying here again. Clean room and decent breakfast! The pool and view of the river is amazing!

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1 Thank Carol P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't usually review hotels, but I have to say I had an outstanding experience with the University Inn. Because of hellish airport experience with delays on every leg of the flight, I had to keep changing the time to get a pickup from the airport. They were nothing but understanding, and the owner herself actually came to pick us... More 

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1 Thank Lina M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you can, get a room on the river side of the hotel. It's a beautiful view. We asked the receptionist to switch our rooms to one on the river side, and they obliged us immediately and with a smile. We were also given a great recommendation for a place to eat.

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2 Thank David W
Colchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was spacious and clean. Bed was comfy. The room had a big balcony overlooking the pool and the Stillwater River. At least two people could comfortably sit in chairs. Front desk staff was so helpful and kind. Wonderful hotel experience:)

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1 Thank Beachywriter
Pipersville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the University Inn for a recent business trip on the recommendation of a local business owner. The hotel was able to provide everything I needed including last minute use of the fax and computer. Staff was friendly and able to answer questions about the area. The facility was very clean and tidy.

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1 Thank GKrug
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very helpful and pleasant. Rooms are clean and well maintained. The pool area was a lot fun and canoeing on the River was a blast! Thank you for being accommodating when we had to rush out. We had to cut our visit short because our beloved pet unexpectedly passing away. They refunded the extra day we missed... More 

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Oneida, NY, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem... Staff was very friendly. I stayed in a huge, immaculately clean room with a balcony that I could actually walk out and sit on. Will definitely stay here when in the area again! Highly recommended to anyone!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night before canoe trip w/ Mahoosuc Guide Service and one night after the trip. Basic services, desk and chair in the room, river and pool view, clean, and very helpful and cheery staff. Would stay there again.

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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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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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 Ave, Orono, ME 04473-4400
Location: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range: $119 - $164 (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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