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Black Bear Manor
Ranked #2 of 9 Ouray B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Boca Raton
1 review
“An incredible stay at a warm and friendly home in the most beautiful mountain setting imaginable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2010

Having been a guest of the Black Bear Manor, I can now honestly say how incredible it feels to have found a bed and breakfast that I would travel to year after year. There is too much to write about because the experience was truly life changing. Never have I experienced such a warm welcome into a bed and breakfast. My group was greeted by snow fall as we arrived into Ouray. Our gracious hosts welcomed us into the Black Bear with smiles. I rested comfortably for the weekend in a room on the first floor for the weekend. The spacious living space and clean bathroom was satisfying. As I watched the snow falling from the dining room windows, several deer came with in a few feet of the inn. Perhaps they knew where the breakfast was served. Each morning I awoke to a cup of NuJava coffee (The Inn's special blend) and a breakfast fit for an army. I noticed that the host made sure to have an incredible fresh fruit salad to compliment the feast that we ate. (Perhaps she figured it would cancel out the possible weight gain). Ouray's charm and friendly atmosphere lent itself to great hikes, shopping, and quality dinners. The people that we met at the Inn were lovely and it became such a wonderful environment to work and relax. Do not hesitate to make a reservation. The Black Bear Manor is truly one of a kind.

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Boca Raton FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2010

In under 4 years I've had the pleasure of staying at the BBM 6 times! Those mountains sure are magical. You combine the picturesque views with the beautiful, warm and cozy digs of the BBM and you are an amazing combo. All of the rooms are extremely comfortable, the breakfast is to die for, and Carol the manager, is the hostess with the mostest. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Ouray or in CO for that matter. Looking forward to my next visit!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2010

What amazing place!!! the place was beautiful and cozy. The staff went above and beyond to make us feel at home. Their breakfast made a vegetarian brake her vow! over, and over again! The bed was super comfy. The linens where very nice. I felt like i was visiting family!
The view of the mountains from the observatory are really magical!
The outside hot tub at night while snowing was really something to remember.
I feel so happy that i was able to spend my birthday surounded by such beauty and love this weekend!!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2010

Black Bear Manor in Ouray, Colorado is truly a spectacular Bed & Breakfast you must visit. The staff treats you so well you never want to leave. The food is incredible, the view absolutely spectacular from every angle. The rooms are beautiful and very comfortable. Just a short walk into town where the store merchants address you with warm hellos and how are you today greetings. This is definitely a place you want to put on your list of places to visit. Thank you Phil, Lucy and Carol!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2010

Where do I begin? Black Bear Manor is a one of a kind experience! The manor itself is nestled so perfectly in the little town of Ouray, 2 blocks away from Main street. we walked everywhere! The staff, especially Carol is professional and so courteous. hey have a way of making everyone feel like family. The FOOD!! is AMAZING! Made with a lot of love. I love how everyone congregates at around 4:30pm for a glass of wine. The beds are so comfortable I slept so well. and last but NOT least, the observatory, WOW!! I did morning yoga and watched the sun come up over the snow covered mountains! Breathtaking views!!!
It was a magical experience and I will DEFINITELY be back with MORE folks! thank you!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2010

This was an amazing trip to the mountains. If you're ever looking for a away for some peace and quite this is the place. The house keeper is very polite and obliging. The food was delicious and hearty. The rooms are very clean and cozy. If your looking for a view from your window this place has it from all angles. I would definitly go back year after year!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2010

What a wonderful place. Every bit of attention was given to even the smallest of details. We had a wonderful time and we're looking forward to going back again soon.

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Property: Black Bear Manor
Address: 118 6th Ave, Ouray, CO 81427
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Region: United States > Colorado > Ouray
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Ouray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Black Bear Manor 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Contemporary English Cottage-style Bed & Breakfast with slate roof, set near to a rambling mountain stream & surrounded by the San Juan Mtns. Located in town, close to restaurants and shops, and offering the best Breakfast in town! All of our unique rooms include a full hot made fresh breakfast daily. The views from our indoor observatory are some of the best in Ouray. Enjoy our view while while resting on the large deck or from the inside through large windows. ... more   less 
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