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Arnold Black Bear Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Frazier Park, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room we stayed in was well furnished, everything one would ever need. The private patio was so nice and over looked their little creek. The bed was most comfortable and everything was nice and clean. The location of the Black Bear Inn was excellent and close to anyplace one would want to go. Bruce and Wendi always treat you...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 4night stay could only be topped if we had stayed longer! From our room, The Bordeaux Room, the artistically delicious breakfasts, the fresh air, tree lined setting, the charming gathering room, to the most hospitable hosts in Wendy & Bruce, we could not have been more pleased! Our room was so welcoming; warm, serene and comfy-cozy, with all the...

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you here, and having the luxury of spending some time with you - such a perfect week for your visit. We appreciate that you notice the details, and that you take advantage of our area knowledge - glad you got to see some of the many highlights of our beautiful county. Come back!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wendy and Bruce are great host. Wine and cheese plate waiting for me when I arrived. yogurt, apples, banana,water bottle ,where waiting for me on my early start to work in the town of Arnold.The weather was perfect.Can't wait for my next visit to the area.

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Always nice to see you Mike - hopefully, one day you can come up for vacation instead of work!

Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this charming B&B online a couple of years ago and gave it a go -- and instantly knew I'd keep coming back. First of all location location location...it's tucked away in a nook fairly close to Highway 4 so it's a perfect location to be near both the neighboring wine country foothills as well as higher elevation Bear...

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

We really enjoyed seeing you again - and enjoyed preparing your Chef's Choice meal (always more fun for the Chef!). You are wonderful guests, and we look forward to your next visit!

Davis, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 5 guest room B& B. is the best B&B we have ever visited. We have stayed in over 50 B & Bs over the last 9 years. The grounds are immaculate and the great room is soaring with a huge fire place. There are lots of books for reading and tea, coffee and hot chocolate at any hour. The...

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back year-after-year; it's always a pleasure to see your smiling faces. We are honored to be on the top of your list!

Ben Lomond, California
Reviewed 12 April 2017

You can tell the love and pride Bruce and Wendi put into their Inn. From the décor, which makes you feel at home and the yummy breakfasts which is a 5 star. All the little details were appreciated. Wine and cheese in the eve, beautiful grounds in a quite location. Great location for a hike, shopping and restaurant's. Husband had...

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review - so nice to know that our love shows to our guests! Your husband really did pick the perfect day to ski - 24 runs - that's EPIC!! Hope to see you again.

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The inn is appealing from the outside and downright impressive inside! The wood beams and plush leather sofas and chairs make for a comforting environment that is much appreciated. The chair to the right of the big stone fireplace cradles while giving a beautiful view of the entire gathering room and the kitchen. From the immaculate kitchen Bruce makes heavenly...

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind and detailed review - we really love what we do, and it's nice to know that it's appreciated. We look forward to your next visit!

Lodi, California
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We try to stay at this wonderful inn annually in celebrations of my wife's birthday. You will find the hosts attentive to your every need including making dinner reservations and suggesting day trips. I look forward to our next visit.

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Great to see you both again - we always enjoying taking care of you. Birthdays are definitely something to celebrate, so we'll see you next year!

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a quiet and peaceful place to stay in Arnold, the Black Bear Inn is just for you. The hosts, Wendi and Bruce are very accommodating and gracious, and at your service to assist in any way possible. My wife Vivian and I have stayed there many times, and have always reluctantly departed, feeling refreshed and satisfied....

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

So glad we (at least) have snow for you this year! Looking forward to seeing you again in April - red wine will be waiting!

Weehawken, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We loved our stay so much! Everything about the inn was wonderful - it is a truly lovely place. The breakfasts were delicious and the wine and cheese in the afternoon was such a nice treat. The location is great for day hikes to see the redwoods. The hosts were very welcoming and helpful. We would definitely recommend and hope...

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Wendi D, Owner at Arnold Black Bear Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words - so glad you enjoyed your stay. Serving Wine & Cheese in the afternoons is one of our favorite parts of the job!! Looking forward to seeing you again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Sequoias, amazing scenery and quiet surroundings. You can experience all this and more year round at the only Bed & Breakfast in Arnold, California. The Black Bear Inn is a 5,200 square foot timber frame constructed inn on 1.3 acres in a park-like setting. Our five guest rooms have private baths, king beds, fireplaces, radiant heating and cooling, satellite television. Included in the room rate is a full, gourmet breakfast in the morning, and custom cheese trays & local wines each evening. Custom dinners also available upon request - call for menu options and pricing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnold Black Bear Inn

Address: 1343 Oak Circle, PO Box 109, Arnold, CA 95223
Region: United States > California > Arnold
Price Range: $312 - $479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
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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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“All the rooms has outstanding views of lawn and trees. A small stream runs through the pproperty.”
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“All rooms are wonderful. We enjoy those rooms facing the forest but the backyard is bordered by the forest and near the hot tub.”
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