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Chaska, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the casino out of convenience. It was a good stopping point since we were traveling with 4 little kids. We had 3 rooms in total which we booked far in advance and were ensured would be close together. Not the case... one was on a different floor. The rooms were nothing special and were pretty beat up....

Thank ljp2281
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had a long day of driving the North Shore of Lake Superior, and we stopped at the Black Bear Casino Resort for the night. The room was very nice. It had floor to ceiling windows overlooking a field and part of the parking lot. The bed was very comfortable, and the bathroom was really big. Being a casino, there...

Thank Patti C
Duluth, MN
Reviewed 11 November 2016

For Veterans day they got a free t-shirt, buffet and gambling monies. The buffet is always great--breakfast, lunch or supper. They must have served a minimum of 3000 people. We have never, EVER, had a bad meal there.

Thank DuluthmnFroggie
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since we stayed here. We usually stay here to hike the north shore and jay Cooke state park.We ended up getting a room in the old part of the hotel. What a dump. The carpet was badly stained. The furniture was beat to death. The front desk staff wasn't very friendly. I would pass on this...

Thank Photoman2012
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My daughter and I stayed at the Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel in the tower area. It was completely smoke free. We were there for a conference and wanted to be sure to stay away from the smoke. The beds were VERY comfortable, the room clean, and bathroom sparkled. One complaint we had was that the young women in the...

Thank Linenminnesota
Reviewed 19 October 2016

They definitely had a ventilation problem as the smell of smoke (from the Casino) filtered up into the second floor halls and rooms of smoke free rooms! Terrible! We had to keep the air conditioner going all the time and then we could sleep. The Hotel itself was nice and nicely furnished. Very comfortable beds! We ate breakfast at the...

Thank Gary M
Champlin, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

First visit in over a year. Hotel and casino very large, lots of room to move around. All staff very friendly. Very nice looking grounds and property. Lots of slots and variety as well. Convenient location near the freeway and other local attractions.

Rochester, MN
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I have a cabin nearby so I stop by on occasion for a beer and to people watch. I'm not much of a gambler. First I must say the air is thick with smoke. Not sure why people chain smoke while gambling but I guess its the last public place that allows it so they are making up for lost...

Thank Dano55906
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Located just off of Interstate 35 south of Duluth by about 20 miles, this hotel and casino was initially built in the middle of nowhere, except for the highway access. The property has everything you would expect from a typical hotel casino/hotel complex, basic rooms, swimming pool for the kids, steakhouse, buffet, and bistro type restaurants, an 18 hole golf...

Thank t-bonetraveller
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants for lunch . They have the best burgers and very resanably priced . All tables are set with table cloths and great staff . Check it out for a great lunch , and if you are felling lucky you can play bingo or some slot machines .

1Thank Witch1956

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel has your comfort in mind. Our Tower has 250 stylish rooms with all the amenities you would expect from a 1st class hotel; 32" flat screen TVs, high-speed internet access, and more. All hotel guests will enjoy our popular pool complex, tanning,and arcade! Plus FREE wireless internet! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Bear Casino Resort Hotel

Address: 1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-8161
Region: United States > Minnesota > Carlton
Price Range: $60 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 250
Also Known As:
Black Bear Hotel Carlton
Black Bear Casino Mn
Black Bear Carlton
Black Bear Casino Hotel
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“pool rooms noisy”
 of 5 bubbles judytienhaara, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tower rooms are best, ask for a floor that has an ice machine”
 of 5 bubbles sherryprovine, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ALWAYS ask for a room in the tower, they are all smoke free.”
 of 5 bubbles Linenminnesota, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We understood if you got a room in the high rise building, there was no smell of smoke!”
 of 5 bubbles W6745WTgarym, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The back side of the hotel is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles t-bonetraveller, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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