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    Arnold Black Bear Inn

    1343 Oak Circle, PO Box 109, Arnold, CA 95223
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair access
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Wendi and Bruce take great care with the food, ambience and amenities at this 5-room inn within walking distance of access to the Arnold Rim trail as well as a few restaurants. They took great care to create a vegan breakfast for me while also...More

    Thank Zosime
    Response from Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear InnResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you Zosie - really enjoyed meeting you and Diane. Hope to see you again soon. Good luck with your search!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We JUST had our magical boho forest wedding at the Black Bear Inn in June 2017! When I found the Black Bear Inn and arrived on site, I pulled up and knew it was where we had to get married! It is intimate, yet spacious....More

    Thank Andrea M
    Response from Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear InnResponded 1 week ago

    "Magical" is definitely the best word to describe that day - we so enjoyed spending time with you and Garrett, and your wonderful family. Looking forward to seeing you on your anniversary!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My daughter had her Wedding at Black Bear Inn. What a fantastic experience. The hospitality is beyond expectations. Bruce and Wendy go out of there way to make sure you are comfortable. The rooms are amazing, the venue is relaxing, the building is incredible, and...More

    Thank davejK6618FF
    Response from Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the review - we appreciate it. You are definitely considered family, so please do stop by anytime!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our second visit. AMAZINGLY, it exceeded our initial retreat. We are so fortunate to have found this "Heaven on Earth" place. The owners & managers, Bruce & Wendi, are all about the "details", from the surrounding grounds that 'Welcome' to the Inn's modern,...More

    Thank landc68
    Response from Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the beautiful review, and for letting us help you celebrate your very special day! Setting the example for a long and happy marriage - thank you for that! See you your 50th!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The Black Bear Inn is a marvelous combination of rural, rustic, and first class modern. Wendi & Bruce are very welcome and hospitable. The rooms are large and comfortably furnished. This is our go-to place in that area. Linda Warren Jim Warren

    Thank donandlindatax
    Response from Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    So nice to see you again - glad you enjoyed your visit!

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$225 - US$345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Arnold
    • Also Known As
    • Arnold Black Bear Hotel Arnold
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    Marina E
    22 August 2016|
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    Response from Martha I | Reviewed this property |
    All the rooms are on one floor. There may be a couple of steps at the entrance but don't remember. Its a lovely inn with a very attentive staff.
    31 October 2015|
    Response from Wendi D | Property representative |
    Thank you for your inquiry- you can call us at 209-795-8999.
    Room Tips
    "Both rooms on different trips, that we have stayed in, were SUPERB."
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    "Rooms are very quiet. There are only five rooms total. Website describes the differences."
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    "Each room is unique with decor and all are equally nice. All have A/C & gas fireplaces."
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    "Can't go wrong with any room!"
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