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University Inn Academic Suites

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milford maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions. In fact, we stayed there for almost a week. The rooms are comfortable, the breakfast is good, and the rooms are clean and quiet. However, this time our room smelled like sewer gas. Normally I would have complained but it was late and we had to get up... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was beautiful. Beds, super comfortable. Check in, no problems. However, we couldn't cool the room down. It was very hot and stuffy. We opened the patio door but this wasn't an overnight solution as we were on the ground floor and didn't feel safe doing that. I don't know if there was a problem with the air conditioning but... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a three night stay here and did not want to leave! We had a slight hiccup on checking in, as we had requested a room with a river view, but instead had been put in a room overlooking the car park. When I questioned this, it appeared that whilst the hotel was full, the Manageress (Tracy?) bent over backwards... More 

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Camden, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You're not going to find a luxury hotel in Orono but this one was very nice. We came for a show at the Collins Center for Performing Arts, which is very close to the motel (a little over a mile away). Downtown (restaurants) is just a few steps the other way, over the bridge. The setting is nice, near the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the University Inn overnight with a dog. We were pleasantly surprised! The hotel has been recently renovated with everything done first class, even the towels were plush. Room had all the conveniences one would expect of a much more expensive hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the 5-6 PM wine happy hour was a... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stop for a night en route to somewhere else or certainly for a longer length of time. Rooms have plenty of space and are decorated well. The aspect is very pleasant looking out to the river. Lots of parking spaces.It is close to walk to town. Highly recommend.

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit ever to Maine. Stayed here for 4 nights based on online comments from previous guests. Was centrally located for my "day trips" out into interior Maine the first few days of my vacation, and also sits right on the Stillwater River for a nice view! Near the University of Maine campus, so the downtown Orono Village area... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was a bit pricey for the facilities offered, but the staff were friendly, efficient and very accommodating! The room was well-organised, and the bed super-comfortable. The floorboards were a bit squeaky, though. Food availability outside of breakfast hours and the vending machines was a bit tough - had to leave the hotel to get food. Having cars parked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most centrally located motel in this area. You can easily walk to an event on campus or to downtown Orono. It is in a beautiful location along the river. The motel is older, but well kept. The breakfast is always nice. My girls also enjoy the outdoor pool.

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Airmont, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Place to stay while visiting UMaine. Staff where friendly, place is clean and the property is convenient to all. I would stay here again. They offer visiting students a discounted rate as well as a free breakfast. Not bagel and muffins but a full selection of hot and cold. The pool was heated and they have kayaks for their... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • 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
  • Free Parking
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  • 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: $113 - $166 (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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