Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds
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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds

Overview of Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

VIP Access

Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

3.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Map
4 Godfrey Dr, Orono, ME, 04473

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCollins Center for the Arts6 min drive
  • Popular LocationHudson Museum6 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Maine6 min drive
  • AirportBangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.)13 min drive

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About this area

Orono

Located in Orono, Black Bear Inn and Conference Center is near the airport. Collins Center for the Arts and University of Maine Museum of Art are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Stephen King's House and Bangor Opera House. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Cross Insurance Center or Mansfield Sports Complex. Relax and indulge in the area's health/beauty spa, or seek out an adventure with mountain climbing, hiking/biking trails, and hunting nearby.

What's nearby

  • Penobscot Valley Country Club - 6 min drive
  • Collins Center for the Arts - 6 min drive
  • Hudson Museum - 6 min drive
  • University of Maine - 6 min drive
  • Orono Bog Boardwalk - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Bangor Intl. Airport (BGR) - 13 min drive

About this property

Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

3-star hotel with free breakfast and fitness center
This smoke-free hotel features a fitness center, a sauna, and a 24-hour business center. Free self-serve breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a conference center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center.
Black Bear Inn and Conference Center offers 68 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Orono hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (7560 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Communal living room
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 25.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.00 per stay

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 25.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 443 out of 869 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 321 out of 869 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 70 out of 869 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 26 out of 869 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 869 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.1/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Decent room, comfortable bed.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Updated room & bathroom, super strong shower, clean, comfortable bed. We slept well. Bag of snacks, water & chocolates was a lovely surprise. Great breakfast, cereal, oatmeal, yogurt, fresh fruit, bagels, homemade muffins & waffles. 5-star stay
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The decor was awesome and the bear in the rooms were awesome!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful room and unique property. Conveniently close to the highway without any noise.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly staff. Good breakfast. Fantastic coffee! Bed was so comfortable! Clean and the whole hotel smelled great!
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2022