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Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

We have just spent two nights at the Black Bear Inn. What a wonderful sojourn! The artist owners, Nicole and Jim, have built a wonderful paradise. The rooms are clean, spacious and beautifully decorated. The apartment we stayed in is, without doubt, the best of any B&B we have enjoyed in all our years of travel. Jim and Nicole are...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Very comfortable and welcoming, we could not have done everything we had planned without the help of Nicole and James. They coordinate all our tours with the best options and help us to decide what is the best to do and see in Ketchikan. We had a great time and we strongly recommend this B&B, it was one of the...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We were so pleased with what we found! We are a group of scuba divers traveling with Dive Alaska Inc. Our group rented the whole B&B to accommodate the 8 divers we had. We had divers who shared a few of the rooms, and we had a couple of folks who wanted their own private rooms. As we were diving...

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I have stayed at the Black Bear Inn in Ketchikan, Alaska each summer for 7 or 8 years now. I have THOROUGHLY enjoyed my stay each time. It is professionally run by a great husband & wife team, they have taken great care of me and my business partners, they have great accomodations and have been great to work with....

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 August 2013

I was heading up to Craig for a fishing trip and came into ketchikan a few days early to knock around. I booked a room here with Nicole and James - boy did that turn out to be a good move. Beautiful room, great location on the water, good eats in the morning and probably most importantly great advice from...

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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We highly recommend the Black Bear Inn for anyone visiting Kethcikan, Alaska. Nicole & Jim (the owners & operators) have a lovely home and took amazing care of us. It's quiet, right on the water, has lovely views, beautifully furnished rooms and luxurious bedding. Nicole booked all of our daily excursions/adventures and this really helped. We had the time of...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We were a family of three visiting Alaska from Cyprus for a short holiday of three days. Nicole greeted us very warmly and she was extremely helpful throughout our stay. The rooms were very comfortable and the location of the house (on the water) provided amazing views. In the garden one could also relax in the hot tub on by...

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Thousand Oaks, California
Reviewed 10 August 2013

My husband and I and 3 friends stayed at the Black Bear Inn for 4 nights from August 3-7, 2013. Located at waters edge on the Tongass Narrows this absolutely lovely B & B is just a few miles from town and provides an Alaska experience away from the crowds. Here you can relax on the patio under tall trees...

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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Cute rooms that you can tell have had a lot of time and love but into them. Totally what you think of for Alaska. Pros Great service Clean Cute Cons Horrible mattress and bedding Nothing to walk to for shopping and food

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

Thank you for staying with us and giving us an outstanding rating. I am sorry that you did not realize that the Inn is 4 miles north of the cruise ship docks where most of the tourist shops are located. We do have 2 restaurants that are less than a mile away from us and one of them will come...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 July 2013

To be honest this is my very first review on Trip Advisor! Spent some time in Ketchikan as a teen, decided to bring my daughter up, wanted to keep up a family tradition. It was a last minute trip and I was having a hard time finding a place to stay. I found the Black Bear Inn on-line and was...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: €151 - €258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Bear Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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