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Reviewed February 23, 2016

We just got back from an awesome, relaxing 4 day weekend at The Black Bear Inn. Here are my favorite parts of my stay: the fireplace in our room, having early morning coffee in the Grand Room while on my computer (free wifi), the incredibly scrumptious breakfasts, great wine & cheese every evening and great conversations with Jerry and Kevin (the owners)! I just can't recommend this place enough!

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Thank Reymund Z
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Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

The owner is super nice and the place is lush. The cabins are huge and have a kitchen area, lounge and an enormous bathroom. Well worth the bucks. Super close to Heavenly. Includes breakfast and wine and cheese in the evening. Do this now. Great for weddings as well. Just a swell laid back vibe.

Stayed: January 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed January 8, 2016

Great service- friendly, personal, and always ready to help with directions and suggestions for the Tahoe area. The owners are on property and clearly take great pride in their business. It might be a B&B but the appointments are as nice as a resort. Can't wait to go back.

Room Tip: Ask for one of the cabins located on the property, romantic and quiet.
  • Stayed: July 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jerry E
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Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is the 3rd time we've stayed at Black Bear Inn, 2nd time in the Snowshoe Thompson Cabin which is about the best ski area accommodation for 2 imaginable. It has a very comfortable bed, large bathroom including a whirlpool tub, and a gorgeous high-ceilinged living room. The gas fireplace warms up the room (and dries out the gloves) in a hurry. The hosts are friendly and professional, with breakfasts by Kevin being especially good. It is, however, time to upgrade the TVs to HD. Being older and somewhat out of shape, having breakfast served when the lifts open was not a negative but seems on the late side for a place a few blocks away from a major ski area.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank Scott S
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

We celebrated my wife's 40th birthday in Lake Tahoe and were lucky enough to chose the Black Bear Inn. The entire experience here was fantastic - Kevin and Jerry, the room, the location, afternoon wine and cheese, and the breakfast. This has to be the best breakfast in Lake Tahoe!

Jerry and Kevin have a wonderful place here with a lot of great stories. I will be going back, I'm just looking for a reason and a time.

  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank Greg J
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