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University Inn Academic Suites

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place if you are in Orono. It was clean, convenient, and the staff was helpful and friendly. The rooms were very comfortable, each with a small patio. It was warmish, so we were able to enjoy some time sitting in the March sunshine. They offer a wine and cheese hour and a great breakfast that comes...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son & I stayed here for 1 night when visiting UMaine. The hotel overlooks the river, albeit frozen in February. Room was clean, service was good. Enjoyed the complimentary breakfast in the am. I had no complaints about the hotel. Do not hesitate to stay here!

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very friendly and professional. We have stayed there several times when visiting UMaine and have always had a good experience. Rooms are clean, and they do a nice job with the complimentary breakfast, too. Great value and convenient to the college...I definitely recommend University Inn!

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Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This year, we stayed on the 2nd floor in a room with two double beds. The staff is friendly, the rooms are clean. We like that there is a fridge and microwave in the room. They provide a great breakfast (eggs, sausage, toast, pastries, cereal, juices, fruit salad). The accommodations aren't super fancy, but they are every bit as nice...

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Thank Susan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The University Inn is well kept and expertly managed. And the staff is always friendly, courteous and helpful. I stay routinely when working with the University of Maine and I am never disappointed. The Inn is well located, a nice walk to town, and serves complimentary wine and cheese from 5-6. The rooms are clean and nicely appointed. Ask for...

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Barrington, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised during our recent stay ... I knew that the property wasn't new, as I had stayed here during my own college visit in 1991 ... so I wasn't sure what the hotel would be like. We were immediately impressed by the friendly and accommodating staff ... having seen the beautiful river flowing by, we asked at...

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Thank SpikesMom13
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Second visit to this hotel. The upgrades (not sure when finished) are impressive. Nice clean feel to the place. Room was great, nice clean fresh new sheets. Complimentary water and coffee was a nice touch. The TV channel listing is a tad outdated, good reception non the less. The free breakfast was good with eggs, bacon and home fries. Other...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

The good: spacious room. Breakfast included. Wine in the afternoon. The bad: breakfast is pretty lousy. Headed into town for breakfast. Just too much sugar and white bread. They did serve eggs, bacon, and potatoes, but I just wanted something with fiber. The plus side for vegans is they have almond milk. I just wanted some oatmeal and raisins without...

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Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My son was still waiting for his room assignment at UMaine. Therefore he spent a night at the Inn,they were very friendly and accommodating! The location is perfect for anyone visiting UMaine couldn't be more convenient,

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Orono, Maine
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My room was large and clean, breakfast was pretty good, and the staff was very friendly. They were very accommodating to my requests, even driving me to my car and helping me jump start it. It was pretty great having a room with an awesome view, and the bed was super comfortable. I would definitely stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Stillwater River in the charming college town of Orono, University Inn Academic Suites is committed to Downeast hospitality. We are within walking distance to some of downtown Orono's finest restaurants and driving distance to many attractions of Downeast Maine. Our property has access to the Stillwater River with some of the best fishing in Maine. Being only 1/2 of a mile from the University of Maine, we are the closest accommodations around, as well as also minutes from the Bangor Mall and LL Bean and many historic sites, including day trips to Acadia National Park , Baxter State Park and the Moosehead Lake Region. The University Inn is a family run Inn with a newly renovated building. All of our spacious rooms have private balconies with many of them overlooking the river, as well as a refrigerator, microwave and Keurig coffee maker. Our seasonal outdoor heated pool with bar service is the perfect way to relax or spend time with friends & family. We offer free wireless in all of our rooms, complimentary hot breakfast, fitness & recreation center, a smoke free and environmentally conscious building and limited pet friendly rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Inn Academic Suites

Address: 5 College Ave, Orono, ME 04473-4400
Region: United States > Maine > Orono
Price Range: ₹ 6,013 - ₹ 10,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Inn Academic Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
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University Motel Academic
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“Upstairs rooms are quieter; downstairs rooms on one side of the hotel have sliding door access to the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles susanh766, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms on the second floor on the river side. They are quieter and the view is great!”
 of 5 bubbles 752karlp, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Hope for a room overlooking the river!”
 of 5 bubbles SpikesMom13, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“One side will have great views of the river. The other looks over the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 66JohnR66, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“1st floor parking lot side: direct entry through the room's sliders. Riverside: lovely view of the river/downtown but no direct entry.”
 of 5 bubbles lovesbeingmommy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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