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Overview of Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

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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
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds
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Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Air Conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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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  • Room, 1 King Bed

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Queen Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Orono

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

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

Restaurants

  • Governor's Restaurant and Bakery — 19 min walk
  • Verve Burritos — 4 min drive
  • Harvest Moon Deli — 4 min drive
  • Margarita's Mexican Restaurant — 4 min drive
  • Pat's Pizza — 4 min drive
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About this property

Black Bear Inn and Conference Center

3-star hotel with free breakfast and free airport shuttle
This smoke-free hotel features a fitness center, a sauna, and a 24-hour business center. Free self-serve breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities include a conference center, coffee/tea in a common area, and conference space. All 68 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.
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.

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
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free area shuttle

Food and drink

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

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

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

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
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • 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
  • 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 3:00 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
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

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
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per accommodation, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
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
This property accepts credit cards
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

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center and receive a full refund?
Yes, Black Bear Inn and Conference Center offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Black Bear Inn and Conference Center cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center ?
As of Mar 4, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center on Mar 5, 2021 start from $98, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Black Bear Inn and Conference Center pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 10 per accommodation, per night.
How much is parking at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center ?
Self parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center ?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Black Bear Inn and Conference Center ?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for USD 25.00 (subject to availability).
Does Black Bear Inn and Conference Center provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle that runs 6:00 AM–10:00 PM on request.
Where is Black Bear Inn and Conference Center located?
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Maine, Hudson Museum, and Collins Center for the Arts. Penobscot Valley Country Club and Pushaw Lake are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 315 out of 639 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 254 out of 639 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 50 out of 639 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 639 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 639 reviews
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice room. Very clean. It’s an older property that does show its age in some areas but to be expected. Managed very well.
Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly check in, clean! What you see in pictures is what you get except majority of rooms carpeted.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to my kids apartment, enjoyed using the exercise room
Stayed 10 nights in Jan 2021

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Bathroom is gross. Tub was dirty. Shower curtain was ripped. Very outdated. Needs renovations.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

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