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Reviewed September 19, 2010

Perfect getaway for our 17th wedding anniversary. High end furnishings and bedding. Amazing grounds and beautiful pine trees. Rooms are large and the fireplace and common seating area very inviting and comfortable. Great outside areas for relaxing including large jacuzzi. Food is fantastic thanks to chef/owners Bruce and Wendi. We also learned a lot about cooking and got a tour of the kitchen! Close to concert venue and surrounding towns for shopping and restaurants. Perfect location to bring a group of friends and rent the entire Inn which we plan to do. Bruce and Wendi down to earth, friendly and very professional.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank JoelSherryGriffith
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Reviewed September 17, 2010

For my husbands bithday I surprised him with a great concert with Willie and a night at Black Bear Inn. We can't say enough about how wonderful the inn and owners Bruce and Wendi are. The grounds are beautiful, the rooms are so pretty and very comfortable with great patios for your wine and cheese platters. Our breakfast was fantastic!! The hospitality was exceptional right down to a birthday card and a borrowed belt!! We did'nt get a chance to use the hot tub, but will have something to look forward to on our next trip!! Thanks again for a great weekend we won't soon forget!!

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank Beautiful33
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Reviewed September 13, 2010

Fabulous accomodations, super freindly and attentive to guests, you simply cant find a cleaner, nicer, or friendlier place to stay. Bruce and Wendy (the owners), are soooo nice. Very helpful, gave us great tips on the area and local restaurants, and I just cant say enough. Bruce and Wendy serve you a breakfast that is not only great, but the presentation is so beautiful I hated to eat it, in fact I had to take a picture first! Simply top quality and Bruce and Wendy make you feel so welcome and comfortable. I definately plan to visit again, and will tell friends about Arnold Black Bear Inn.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled on business
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Thank mark_patti
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Reviewed September 10, 2010

When you want to get away from it all, this is the place. If you want a restful place with lots to do as well, this is the place. Located close to the Calaveras Wine country, galleries, concerts, local museums, and both summer and winter sports. Something for everyone! We loved it here! The innkeepers, Wendi and Bruce Davison are terrific and the breakfast was super! (Not recommended for children or pets.)

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank twangy_91262
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Reviewed September 9, 2010

From the moment we arrived at the lodge, Bruce and Wendi made our stay perfect. From the beautiful room with attention to our every need, to the impeccably groomed grounds, to the absolutely delicious breakfasts, it was one of the best mini vacations we have ever had. I would highly recommend this lodge as a wonderful place to escape to. It was like going to visit your best friends home, totally relaxing.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank SunshineConcord
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