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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for the second time at this hotel. ..good price, clean, many restaurants and bars within 3 minutes walk. ..nice setup, great staff. ..50 minutes drive to weirs beach. Clean rags and water to clean your motorcycle ...will go again. .

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lodge Guest: Thanks much for the feed back on your stay. We love to host all those traveling to Laconia for the event and make special arrangements (wash station) for them. Best regards,

Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a family getaway..waterville valley offers a lot for everyone,young and adult..bike rental,large pool,recreation area,townsquare for stroll...the room itself is good for 5 of us...the nature scene is beautiful all around..will definitely be back maybe summertime!!Something is telling me not to give it 5 star..

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning: Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind comments. We wish that each one of our guests had your positive experience. The Valley does offer many things to do as you indicated. Try us this summer and you will be amazed at the activities offered! Again, our deepest thanks and we hope to...

Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Spacious room, full kitchen was great, dishwasher, they had plates, silverware, cooking pots, clean, decent size bathroom. Staff was very nice. Pool was small, BUT they give you access to the athletic club which has a very big pool, a very short drive under 2 mins. Be weary of vacationing in in April though as much in closed attraction wise...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Hello: And thanks much for your over view of our Lodge and your stay. The kitchens do have everything you might need to make a nice meal. Glad you enjoyed the Freedom Pass to the White Mt. Athletic Club's pool. It is a great asset for us also. April can be somewhat challenging to find activities as it is the...

Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

All the rooms at this hotel are privately owned condos. Many of them are rented through the resort. The room accomodations and updates are made by the individual unit owners. The room we stayed in, 401, was excellent and you can see the pride that the owner had in this unit. The pool was of below average quality because it...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings: Yes, all of our units are independently owned and appointed. The room you were in is one of our best and we are glad you enjoyed the unit. The pool is unique as 1/2 is indoor and 1/2 is outdoor...thus the different style. However, many of our guests do enjoy swimming under the glass wall and having snow fall...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I travel for work and typically stay in full service hotels...so this was a different experience for me. The rooms and hotel are very clean, the room we had was well-appointed, and equipped with everything we needed to cook small meals. The kitchen had a full-size fridge, and full size oven...big plus! Since the rooms are independently owned it could...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings: Thank you for taking the time to tell everyone about your recent experience. We think the Lodge is very special and greatly appreciate our guest's feed back. By far, the bulk of our units are updated and appointed very nicely. It was nice to hear you enjoyed your room and the kids liked the pool. Thanks again for mentioning...

Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 week nights in February. The room was fairly clean but not spotless. Towels were plentiful and clean. The kitchenette was well stocked with dishes and such which was great. There was even a tea kettle for us non coffee drinkers (they only have coffee products in the lobby in the am). Bedspreads had stains. Some stains...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings: Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your stay. Guest communication is very important. Glad you enjoyed the majority of your time here and allowed us to respond to other situations at the Lodge as they unfolded. I am very glad to hear you would return ...we offer a special Loyalty Discount for past...

Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The suites are perfect for families. we had a two bedroom duplex with kitchen and livingroom with a murphy bed. Fantastic to have that kind of room with the kids and multiple TVs so no fighting about programs. Lodge has an indoor-outdoor pool that was a big hit with the kids. a game room with pool table. coffee in the...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings: I am very pleased to hear about your stay. We try to offer our guests nice condo units with super service from our dedicated employees. The Lodge is ideal for families and does offer many features we are happy you took advantage of. Our units all have individual owners offering unique design, many themed on the natural NH local...

Swansea, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Stayed in 1 bedroom 1 bath room that had such character. Everything was clean, plenty of room and can accomodate 4 people in bedroom and sleeper sofa in living room. Service was excellent. Only wish they had a continental breakfast!! I can't wait to go back.

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon: It was very nice of you to think to comment on our unique Lodge. Our housekeeping department is one of the very best-if I do say so myself. We pride ourselves on our ability to anticipate our guests needs and ability to make special memories for them while here at the Lodge. Very happy to hear you will...

Broad Brook, Connecticut
Reviewed 28 January 2016

My husband and I had a really great get-a-way in mid December at BBL. We stayed in room # 211 which was very warm and cozy and conveniently located off the lobby. It felt just like home. The front desk staff we met, Charlie & Chris were extremely courteous and friendly and very helpful. A new employee, Richie was a...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Good Morning: My deepest appreciation for your time and effort taken to write such a glowing review! The Black Bear Lodge tries to provide the friendliest staff "in the valley" and it is nice to hear about so many of them. We try to anticipate our guest's needs in advance and we hope that we are doing a good job...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We traveled here with a youth hockey team for a tournament, and it was the most magical little place and town! The rooms are so spacious and decorated beautiful! They have every thing you'd ever want in a condo, there was nothing we didn't have access to! Our condo was super spacious, clean and charming. The town is so cute...

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Kim B, General Manager at Black Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Hello: Thank you for taking the time to offer your positive feed back! Guest communication is our life-line and we are always happy to know we put our "best foot forward" when it comes to service. Our Lodge is fortunate to be host to many of the hockey groups while in the area. Waterville Valley is really a hidden jem...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of the White Mountains in picturesque Waterville Valley Resort, the Black Bear Lodge is a family friendly, well appointed all suite hotel with one bedroom condominiums. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Bear Lodge

Address: 23 Black Bear Road, Box 357, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Waterville Valley
Price Range: ₹ 9,426 - ₹ 15,978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Black Bear Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 107
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“Definitely the upper floor loft condos seem to have the most space.”
 of 5 bubbles FLRD, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid 1st floor ,as you will see parking directly.you can do many activities with freedom passes included in the stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Mousumi111, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request an updated/renovated room on a high floor, not facing the parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles sadieash, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great, choose depending on the size of the party!”
 of 5 bubbles gmuise, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Views are great everywhere, but try not to get first floor at the front of the hotel (people can see inside)”
 of 5 bubbles LaurenShan1011, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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