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Lil Black Bear Inn

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8072 State Road 46 E, Nashville, IN 47448-9396 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews lily room chit chat other guests eating breakfast great place to stay beautiful setting breakfast was delicious new owners brown county state park downtown nashville hosts jill chickens
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My husband, toddler and I just had a great weekend shopping and dining in Nashville and super loved or stay at the lil black bear. It's run by the sweetest family with cool vibes and feels homey start to finish with a friendly greeting upon...More

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Response from JamesF4898, Owner at Lil Black Bear InnResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Hopefully the weather will be nicer so you and your family can enjoy the property more.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the Lily Room. My husband and I found it very cozy and quiet. The jacuzzi tub was extremely relaxing with plenty of hot water to fill it to the brim. The bed was so comfortable and very elegant. Our goal for the...More

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Response from James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear InnResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for staying with us. We strive to give our guests the location to relax and enjoy their stay we look forward to seeing you both again

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Quaint out the way B&B in a beautiful setting. great rooms, fabulous breakfast. Hosts Jill and Jim were gracious, helpful and informative. They are also pet friendly which was a big plus for us, since most B&Bs are not. Near Nashville shopping, Columbus outlets and...More

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Response from James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear InnResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for staying with us we look forward to seeing you again. Pets are family also are will always be welcome here

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Excellent cooking, nice variety. Lovely rooms furnished with antiques, but not "fussy". Beautiful surroundings, close to Nashville IN shops and Brown County State Park. Very helpful hosts and good conversations with them and other guests. The best. Balconies, decks, pond, hot tub. Cute hens and...More

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Response from James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear InnResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for staying with us we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 12 May 2018

We recently stayed one night at the Lil Black Bear Inn. We arrived right around check in time and had planned to spend the evening enjoying the grounds and the hot tub. The bugs that were everywhere that early evening prevented us from enjoying the...More

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Response from James F, Owner at Lil Black Bear InnResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you for staying with us we look forward to seeing you again. We have started are seasonal bug prevention

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The ‘Lil Black Bear Inn is located on State Road 46 East in the beautiful hills of Nashville, IN voted by Midwest Living magazine readers as “the most picturesque stretch of highway in America.” Our intimate six-room inn offers privacy, pampering, warm hospitality, and great food. Stay with us for a relaxing getaway, whatever the reason or season. Comfortable bedrooms with custom furnishings and local original artwork, several rooms with private whirlpool spa baths, in-room refrigerators, full breakfast, free wireless internet, satellite TV with flat screen TVs free movie library, free parking, central air/heat, CD player, alarm clock, radio, aromatherapy toiletries, bottled water, Belgian chocolates and more. Ask for a room with a whirlpool spa or one with a view of the woods or pond. We are also a pet friendly inn. We can arrange for candlelight dinners on our decks and patios or in-room dining. We also offer gift and fruit baskets, floral bouquets, spa treatments, in-room deep tissue massage therapy, chocolate covered strawberries, chilled beverages, box lunches, picnic baskets and more… In the morning, awaken to a sumptuous country breakfast, accompanied by juice and gourmet coffee. Breakfast is on the house, of course. In spring and summer afternoons, we also offer complimentary cookies or brownies and sun tea or lemonade; in the fall and winter afternoons, we serve brownies and hot chocolate. Our goal is to pamper you so you can relax, unwind, renew and recharge. Gift certificates, specials and packages are available for anniversaries, birthdays and honeymoons. Please tell us if you are celebrating a special occasion – honeymoon, anniversary, and birthday or simply escaping for a couple of days. We’ll do everything we can to make your getaway extra-special, always.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Great View, Mid-range, Charming, Quaint
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
US$117 - US$212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Always Inn Brown County Indiana Bed & Breakfast
United StatesIndianaNashville
Traveller (12)
Room & Suite (29)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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3 January 2018|
Response from Louise W | Reviewed this property |
I think dogs are allowed in any room. There is an extra fee of $25 to $35 per night for a pet. Might want to verify with Jim Farkas, the innkeeper
Kayde M
23 March 2017|
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Response from JamesF4898 | Property representative |
The lily has a view of the front of the property its on the first floor with its own covered patio sliding glass door exit to it can do a discount
26 September 2016|
Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
About 10 miles.
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