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University Inn Academic Suites

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very convenient place to stay with a family. Great view on riverside, tasty breakfasts, nice, helpful staff. The key to the patio door is very cool, you feel like at home. A pool is extraordinary pleasant thing during the hot days. Next time we'll visit our son at MCI we'd definitely come here.

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We returned to the area for more college visits, and stayed again with the University Inn. We stayed upstairs to avoid overhead noise, and had a parking lot view instead of the river, but the room was even nicer than the one I stayed in last time. The staff was friendly and flexible. Absolutely recommended, and will return next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

friendly staff, wonderful room, soft, fluffy towels that actually soak up moisture! Fridge/microwave and many other things not required but much appreciated. Being offered the key to the patio door for the drive-up room was really appreciated, didn't have to go in through lobby to open room.

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Windham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Quiet, immaculate hotel overlooking expansive, well kept grounds, clean pool and river. Room and beds comfortable, hot breakfast excellent, staff courteous and friendly. A few pet rooms available and complimentary wine and cheese at 5pm. An unusual find!

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stayed for one night while touring U Maine and enjoyed it very much! The Inn is very clean, the staff are friendly and accommodating, they even let me switch the breakfast blend coffee in my room to dark roast :-) The food was very good and there was a fun atmosphere at the pool. If I'm ever up that... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Have been staying at the University Inn since my son started at the University of Maine 4 years ago. Front desk staff always friendly and accommodating. Clean rooms. View from the 2nd floor beautiful.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Clean updated room with a beautiful view of the river. The beds had new down blankets and sheets. Refrigerator in the room was a nice bonus. Also coffee maker, water and mints. Very nice touch. Heated pool was clean and refreshing. Breakfast had a great selection. Friendly staff

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Goshen, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The view over the river is great. The rooms are up to date, clean, and slightly larger than average. Our kids loved the four channels of Disney. Everyone loved the hot breakfast. We stayed here two nights to allow for a visit to Acadia National Park, just over an hour from the hotel. I would definitely stay here again.

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I really enjoyed my time at the University Inn in Orono. The location is great, the staff was very friendly and the pool was clean and enjoyable. You can even order drinks at the pool! I also enjoyed the balcony in my room where I had views of the river and one afternoon we rented a tandem kayak to explore... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It was a great place to stay, the rooms were clean and provided everything you would find in an upscale hotel. University Inn was in great proximity to the town and the University. The breakfast provided was a good spread and tasty, too. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

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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: $118 - $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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