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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Managed to get a cancellation and very glad we did!. Great room with view over the water with float planes and ferries, Very comfortable with very posh bathroom! Breakfast was self service with a very wide choice of cereals, breads, eggs, everything you could want. To get around you need a car which Nicole will organise for you. Otherwise cab...

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We had a great stay. Nicole did a wonderful job of outlining and scheduling a number of fun things for us to do. They were available for anything we needed but let us keep to ourselves and have a great anniversary week

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NC
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We flew into Ketchikan two days before we were to depart on a cruise. It is about 4 miles from the ferry so you need to catch a cab (about $15) to get there. Jim met us and showed us to our room which had a beautiful view of the ocean. Breakfast is serve yourself style but there were many...

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We had a great stay on our first trip to Ketchikan. We stayed in the Bunkhouse cottage (myself and my daughter). It was really well equiped with a nice little kitchen stocked with plenty of supplies - especially hot chocolate and oatmeal which were really appreciated when we can back after cycling in the famous Ketchikan rain! The Inn is...

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Marathon, Florida
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Yes,we were greeted with keeping our shoes off, but being the typical wet day, we totally understood. Nicole may seem a bit like a Mama bear, but it's truly in your best interest. She definitely wants to make your trip to Ketchikan a time to remember. Nicole and Jim are wonderful hosts, aiding in any adventure you wish to do....

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We stayed in the Bunkhouse, a comfortable room with its own kitchenette. We were very happy to cook our own breakfasts with the ingredients provided by Nicole and to visit the local supermarket, about five minutes drive away, for our evening dinners. We really enjoyed the 4th July parade in the town and Nicole was most helpful in suggesting local...

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dallas, texas
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Spent two nights at this fine B & B and we're very pleased. Quiet (2-3 miles north of town and right on the water). Hosts were gracious, helpful in advance of our arrival making car rental and Misty Fjord boat trip, and informed about places to see. Breakfast was do-it-yourself with many choices. Room was fine but quite small and...

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

Thank You for staying with us and for your kind comments. I do believe you stayed in our smallest room. It is a beautiful room but, you are right, it is small. We always hope that it’s covered porch overlooking the ocean and it’s large bathroom with sunken tub and double sinks will make up for the size of the...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 June 2014

My family just had one night to spend in Ketchikan, and after spending time at the Black Bear Inn, we wish we would have had longer. We booked our rooms to follow a cruise that ended in Ketchikan, and Nicole was very helpful and accommodating through our entire process. We stayed in two separate rooms figuring we wanted to be...

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

When you stay here you will feel like you are living in Alaska not just visiting.Nicole helped us choose our excursions and booked them prior to our arrival including a fishing trip with Rand R Adventures where my wife caught her very first fish, a 38 in King Salmon.

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San Rafael
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Owners Jim and Nicole were great. They had fabulous information on anything you wanted to do and lots of suggestions. They set up our fishing rentals and crab feed reservations all ahead of time for us and it worked out great! The place was very nice and comfortable and the view was beautiful! Vey relaxing. We will be back!!

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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 )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $214 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Black Bear Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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Black Bear Inn Ketchikan, Alaska
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