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University Inn Academic Suites

#1 of 2 Hotels in Orono
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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Staff were extremely helpful. nice room and facilities. Opens onto vista to beautiful river, very peaceful. Give yourself time to get to campus - 20 min walk to Wells conference Centre, other venues can be 10-15 mins beyond that. Old Town Taxis very helpful. About $30 to Bangor International (20 minutes with good traffic), buses only every couple of hours....

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1Thank doctordjwriggleswort
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I stayed at the University Inn during a conference at the University of Maine and the hotel was great. Location is good, with about 20 minute walk to the campus. The room was comfortable and very clean, I would recommend to anyone.

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1Thank Mari M
Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The staff are friendly. Suites are clean and comfortable. Great location.Even though it was at full capacity, it was quiet.The pool area looks nice but didn't have time to use it. Wonderful place and would stay here again.

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1Thank Jess851
Irvington, New York
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I appreciated the late check out so I could go back to the room for a shower after the marathon. The staff was very friendly and cooperative. The rooms were well appointed and very clean. Would have like a few more fruit options (such as bananas) at breakfast. Overall, a very nice stay and I would recommend the hotel to...

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1Thank lsharrNY
Bathurst, Canada
Reviewed 3 June 2016

After visiting the United States and being on our way back to eastern Canada we plan our trip to include Orono, Me., and the delightful University Inn. Situated on the banks of the Stillwater River the Inn offers clean rooms generally overlooking the river bank and heated pool. The staff are young and enthusiastic and the free breakfast is generous...

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1Thank 88Duncans
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The University Inn Academic Suites were very clean and has had some updates. It's the perfect location: close to the University of Maine and walking distance to local restaurants. The beds weren't real comfortable, but okay. The free full breakfast was excellent. All rooms are smoke-free, and enforced.

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1Thank William B
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The hotel is simple clean and everyone friendly. The hotel is older but not a deterrent. The bears in the reception area made me laugh as my son goes to University of Maine and there are bear statues everywhere! The receptionist went out of her way to assure I had a cup of coffee and a great stay.

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1Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Clean newly remodeled basic accommodations Across river from town center where there are pubs and restaurants and just down the street from u maine Our room was on riverside and would recommend it Getting to second floor if you have mobility issues could be tough as i dont think there is an elevator

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

As always, a super clean room, comfortable beds and good breakfast. I prefer this location over there other location the black bear him and conference center Minutes to campus, easy access to local Orono restaurants and Highway 95. Will stay there again and a few weeks!

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The only downside was the room same was a bit small for the price, nothing bad to say, breakfast was fairly good. The bed was really comfortable, the service was extremely friendly and helpful. I enjoyed the first level balcony. I give this place 4 stars only due to size of room.

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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: €84 - €149 (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:
University Hotel Academic
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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