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Lil Black Bear Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to stay. Very clean, cozy and private. Jim and Jill are absolutely delightful people, very helpful and friendly. Made us feel very welcome. Breakfast was wonderful. Enjoyed getting to know new people and conversation at breakfast. Very homey, inviting atmosphere. Very convenient to anything you would need. Our new weekend get a way.

Thank Penny B
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you both so nice to meet you looking forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a peaceful stay to wind down and relax. I recommend the whirlphool room, as the peaceful environment mixed with it was heaven for us during our stay. The breakfast was absolutely amazing and the hosts are willing to work with any dietary restrictions you may have. If any concerns arise during your stay (none for us), the hosts will...

Thank Saint Z
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay look forward to seeing you again

Walton, Indiana
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Inn is in a perfect location between Edinburgh Outlet Mall and Nashville Shops. Google Maps directed us perfectly. Upon arriving we were instantly greeted by the Innkeeper who was friendly and courteous and immediately inquired on any needs we may have. Our room was clean and cozy and comfortable. We had a jetted spa tub that my daughter relaxed...

Thank aammie
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us look forward to seeing you both again

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay. Clean and owners were very nice and accommodating. Owners were remodelling and there were no inconveniences at all, never a bother. Breakfast was very good. Felt welcome and like family.

Thank jkc1963
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you both for staying with us look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 25 December 2016

This place is perfect! We had a room with the spa bath, so awesome! The breakfast is amazing! Ask about the cinnamon pineapple-definitely the favorite. Book here-you won't be sorry. Located directly in the middle of Nashville and Columbus, it is the perfect location, with so much to do in the area. It's also pet friendly, which makes the stay...

Thank Alena B
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I am so glad you enjoyed the breakfast and the cinnamon pineapple. Look forward to seeing you guys again. Maybe next time Jill and I will play a board game with guys too. Hope you had a great Christmas.

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The rooms here are very nice. Had a nicer stay in March of 2016. This trip the kitchen was messy & the sink always had dirty dishes in it. In March food was cooked to order (meaning how do you like your eggs) this trip it seemed like a hotel breakfast bar. Scrambled eggs only and some pastries & biscuits...

Thank Kris B
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear about your stay and the mess in the kitchen. I can assure you the kitchen is completely clean now, since my husband and I are now the new owners. I cook the breakfast every day and everything is homemade. My husband and I would love to meet you.

Reviewed 8 June 2016

I took some time off of work and wanted to head south for a little getaway. I found this place and booked primarily because it was pet friendly - but what I found was so much more. The property itself is beautiful - a lovely pond and "zen meditation area" to sit and enjoy the wooded landscape. I was immediately...

Thank Kim M
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. My wife and I are the new owners. We would love to meet you and your dog. Thank you for the review.

Charlottesville, Indiana
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We desired to get away and enjoy the Beauty of Brown County and unwind and relax. (My Daughter wished to bring her dog as well.) Always Inn was Wonderful!!! Our Host Randy was More than Gracious, Hospitable, Helpful and Kind!!! Beautiful location, Picturesque grounds, Amazing rooms with Lovely balconies and views and a Delicious Gourmet breakfast to top it off!!!...

Thank PTKel
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

My wife and I are the new owners of the Inn. We have changed the name to the Lil Black Bear Inn. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We would love to meet you guys and the dog. We will continue to be pet friendly. We have 2 Chihuahuas and a Pomeranian. Thank you for...

Elkhart, Indiana
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place to get away from every day life! We enjoyed a very relaxing time and we were well taken care of! From the award winning breakfasts to the homemade cookies we were blessed and felt a warm welcome from the cold, cruel world. Thank you Freda for your generous hospitality and warm embrace. We will definitely be...

Thank Brenda B
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

My wife and I are the new owners of the inn. We have changed the name to the Lil Black Bear Inn. Freda is still a part of the inn just in a different capacity, more like a consultant. We are still pet friendly. Breakfast is still made fresh daily, along with homemade cookies or banana bread. Thank you for...

Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We took one of our daughters and our dogs to Brown County for an overnight trip. Always Inn was one of a few places that allow pets that didn't require 2 nights' stay. It has a nice rustic look from the outside with several places to relax. The huge deck area could use some TLC, but has lots of room...

1Thank Jeff R
James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

My wife and I are the new owners of the inn. We have changed the name to the Lil Black Bear Inn. I understand what you are saying about the deck and we are working on freshening it up, along with other parts of the property. Thank you for your review. We would love to meet you guys and the...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ‘Lil Black Bear Inn is located on State Road 46 East in the beautiful hills of Nashville, IN voted by Midwest Living magazine readers as “the most picturesque stretch of highway in America.” Our intimate six-room inn offers privacy, pampering, warm hospitality, and great food. Stay with us for a relaxing getaway, whatever the reason or season. Comfortable bedrooms with custom furnishings and local original artwork, several rooms with private whirlpool spa baths, in-room refrigerators, full breakfast, free wireless internet, satellite TV with flat screen TVs free movie library, free parking, central air/heat, CD player, alarm clock, radio, aromatherapy toiletries, bottled water, Belgian chocolates and more. Ask for a room with a whirlpool spa or one with a view of the woods or pond. We are also a pet friendly inn. We can arrange for candlelight dinners on our decks and patios or in-room dining. We also offer gift and fruit baskets, floral bouquets, spa treatments, in-room deep tissue massage therapy, chocolate covered strawberries, chilled beverages, box lunches, picnic baskets and more… In the morning, awaken to a sumptuous country breakfast, accompanied by juice and gourmet coffee. Breakfast is on the house, of course. In spring and summer afternoons, we also offer complimentary cookies or brownies and sun tea or lemonade; in the fall and winter afternoons, we serve brownies and hot chocolate. Our goal is to pamper you so you can relax, unwind, renew and recharge. Gift certificates, specials and packages are available for anniversaries, birthdays and honeymoons. Please tell us if you are celebrating a special occasion – honeymoon, anniversary, and birthday or simply escaping for a couple of days. We’ll do everything we can to make your getaway extra-special, always. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lil Black Bear Inn

Address: 8072 State Road 46 E, Nashville, IN 47448-9396 (Formerly Always Inn Brown County Indiana Bed & Breakfast)
Region: United States > Indiana > Nashville
Price Range: ₹ 7,201 - ₹ 12,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lil Black Bear Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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