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5528 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9008
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#1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Ketchikan
Elegant waterfront lodge with Bed and Breakfast suites and 2 elegant Vacation Rentals. The Inn was built for guests who want privacy and expect the finest furnishings and amenities. Rent a one B&B suite, the whole Inn 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. Complimentary breakfast, free wireless, parking and laundry service provided. The guest Summer Kitchen and Hot Tub building is a great place to cook out and watch Alaska's beautiful sunsets after a day of fishing or hiking in the Tongass National Forest. 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.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
Canoeing offsite
Free airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Street parking
Pool / beach towels
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Private beach
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Seating area
Separate dining area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
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Stacey B wrote a review Oct 2020
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We enjoyed two wonderful nights. Jim and Nicole were so helpful. We were picked up at the ferry when we arrived. The space was beautiful and clean. It was so nice to sit by the water and enjoy a quiet morning. We hope to visit again next year!
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Date of stay: July 2020
mlw wrote a review Sep 2020
Seattle56 contributions14 helpful votes
Great experience with Black Bear Inn, Nicole was amazing and incredibly helpful with information on traveling to Alaska during COVID and helping us get our trip planned. We stayed in the Bunkhouse which was perfect for privacy and social distancing. The bunkhouse has good wifi and cellular which made it easy to work remotely during our stay. The overall property is beautiful with beach access and an outdoor area for BBQ'ing and watching the sunset. Nicole and Jim were lovely hosts and made sure we had everything we needed as well as great recommendations on what to do around Ketchikan. We will definitely go back!
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: Bunkhouse is very private and cozy!
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bill s wrote a review Aug 2020
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Great job Nicole and Jim, had a great time at the Black Bear Inn. Nicole was super with her recommendations and really made our trip easy. Nicole even stocked our refrigerator, she treated us like family. Great hospitality, would definitely return.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
N3174q wrote a review Sep 2019
Dayton, Ohio30 contributions9 helpful votes
Jim and Nicole proved to be the most hospitable folks we have ever had on a stay. They made us feel at home but but top shelf accommodations. They have the local scene dialed in and gave us a hit list of places to go and people to meet. We got to meet some of the local artisans, experience the Totten parks, and get the flavor of the community. Thank you to our hosts! We will definitely stay again when we return.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
FellowTraveler796613 wrote a review Sep 2019
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We stayed in the "bunkhouse," a spacious cottage with small kitchen and comfortable living area. The property is on the shore of Tongass Narrows, not quite 5 miles north of downtown Ketchikan--where you do not want to me when monster cruise ships dock, Hosts Nicole and Jim know the area intimately and will offer advice and suggestions. There is an outdoor kitchen with grills and a hot tub and a pleasant terrace for watching boats and seaplanes go past and the sun go down.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Room Tip: The bunkhouse is a good choice for privacy, comfort, and ample space
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Frequently Asked Questions about Black Bear Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Black Bear Inn?
Nearby attractions include Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show (7.8 km), The Rain Barrel (7.7 km), and Totem Bight State Historical Park (4.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Black Bear Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Black Bear Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Black Bear Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Black Bear Inn?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Black Bear Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Alaska Fish House, Burger Queen, and The Asylum Bar.
Does Black Bear Inn have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Black Bear Inn offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Black Bear Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Totem Bight State Historical Park (4.4 km).
Does Black Bear Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.