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Black Bear Inn

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Piedmont, Missouri
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My husband and I planned this trip for our delayed honeymoon. We both work in very busy and often high-stress environments and were looking for a getaway that would allow us to unplug from our scheduled life and somewhat decompress. The Black Bear Inn and Ketchikan off-season were PERFECT! We stayed in the Raven's Haven and took complete advantage of...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Read this review! My three colleagues and I stayed at the Black Bear Inn in late March 2015. The accommodations, the grounds, the staff and everything about this Inn was magnificent. Let's start with the accommodations: Each room was well appointed with all of the comforts a traveler needs to include soft pillow-top beds, fireplaces and amazing views of the...

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Ketchikan, Alaska
Reviewed 16 March 2015

As a resident of Ketchikan, I am always looking for a "staycation", a place that will make me feel like I'm visiting another area and the Black Bear Inn is that place for myself and my husband. We've stayed twice (hoping it's going to be three soon, HINT! HINT! HUSBAND!) and each time we've chosen The Eagles Nest. It's so...

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Msdetail, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Jim and I want to thank you for your very kind words about the Black Bear Inn. It is wonderful to learn that our local guests enjoy our place as much as we do. When we started building the Inn, back in 2005, it was our hope that locals would see us as their 'home away from home' and would...

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I'm so remiss in writing this review. It's now almost November and we stayed at the Black Bear Inn back in July for four (4) nights with another couple. Let me tell you not just how wonderful this place is, but how great Nicole is as well. We haven't stayed at a lot of B&Bs, so this was new to...

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Msdetail, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank You So Much for the very kind review. Ketchikan is on a beautiful Island filled with friendly, interesting,and talented people offering outstanding tour activities. It is my pleasure to assist our guests with there adventure planning and to make sure that their trip is everything that they hoped for. Jim and I are indeed gratified when people tell us...

Upstate New York
Reviewed 12 September 2014

After traveling from the east coast to Alaska and being dropped off at the Black Bear Inn, we were hoping for a warm welcome and shown to our room to relax. We were dropped off at the wrong door (how did we know) and greeted with a "Who are you?". After dragging our luggage around the building to the correct...

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Msdetail, Owner at Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

I wish you had not judged our Inn on what seemed like an unfriendly greeting from me. I know I was cleaning rooms when you arrived and I do remember being surprised to see people coming through the back yard from the service road, dragging their bags in the rain. I wondered why anyone would drop our guests off out...

Marathon, Florida, USA
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

We had an enchanting time at the BBI. Jim and Nicole have overlooked absolutely nothing in this charming B&B. From the outdoor kitchen where we prepared a fresh fish grilled dinner with music and an outstanding view of the water, to the outdoor patio and beautifully appointed rooms with fireplaces; this is a do-not-miss Alaskan experience! Thanks Jim and Nicole...

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Reviewed 27 August 2014

Spent a few nights there this past August. Excellent accommodations with gracious host, Nicole & Jim Church. Grounds & amenities were superb, breakfast was enjoyable. Rates were competitive. Great conversations and excellent recommendations for activities & restaurants. Turned out my brother stayed there back in 2008 and had similar experience.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We cannot thank Nicole and Jim enough! We had booked another fishing experience that ended up with negetive reviews and decided we were going to abort that trip and look for something else. So thru Trip Advisor, I called Black Bear Inn and talked to Nicole who helped us book fishing trips and all you can eat crap dinners.... And...

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Lake Wissota, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 August 2014

First, Nicole and Jim were fabulous! We loved staying at their B and B and it had beautiful views, great beds, and a wonderful way to do breakfast. We loved that we didn't have to have breakfast at a specific time - they always had fresh fruit, many cereals, bagels, eggs, English muffins, etc. etc. We LOVED being able to...

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Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We truly enjoyed our visit to Ketchikan. We had a busy itenerary which included sea kayaking, float plane touring and catching Alaska Marine Ferry in the middle of the night. Thanks to Nicole and Jim's serve yourself breakfast we were able to put together a light " to go" breakfast to take with us for the ferry. Nicole did make...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegant waterfront Bed and Breakfast and 2 vacation Rentals built for guests who want privacy and expect the finest furnishings and amenities. Rent one of the 3 B&B suites, the whole house as a Vacation Rental, the one bedroom luxury Vacation Rental Apartment or the 2 bedroom Vacation Rental Cabin. No minimum stay required in the B&B. A 2 night minimum stay is required in the Vacation Rentals. All of the Bedrooms in the Inn have private closed in porches and entrances overlooking the ocean, large baths, fireplaces, refrigerators, cable TV, and free high speed wireless. The Inn Can accommodate up to 16. There are beautiful gardens, viewing decks and a Covered Spa and Summer Kitchen on the waters edge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Bear Inn

Address: 5528 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9008
Region: United States > Alaska > Ketchikan
Price Range: ₹ 12,088 - ₹ 17,388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Bear Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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