5 College Ave., Orono, ME 04473 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Riverfront Hotel in Penobscot County
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 420 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 29.9%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 48 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Room Types

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Local Attractions

University of Maine, Bangor Mall, Katahdin region, Moosehead Lake region, Bar Harbor region, Hollywood Slots, Penobscot Bingo

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Verified Reviews of University Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Surprisingly very nice place."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
I was pleasantly surprised to stay in such a nice place. The room was very clean, nicely decorated and even got water bottles, chocolates, an in room fridge and coffee. The pool was heated and just terrific. It was clean and on the larger size. You could rent a canoe as well and paddle the river behind the hotel. Breakfast was included, but we did not eat because I spent too much time in the pool and missed the 10 o'clock AM cut off. There were only two negatives: the shower did not drain very well (a pet peeve of mine)and the workout room was very musty and dated. Overall, I would stay here again and would recommend to friends and family.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jul-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 17 to Fri Jul 18 2014 at a $124.00 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of University Inn

4.5 out of 5. Based on 420 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

We are the closest property to the University of Maine campus, Alfond Arena, and Maine Center for the Arts. We overlook the Stillwater river and are within walking distance to Orono Village. We are a family owned Inn and pride ourselves in customer service and atmoshere.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 14:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 48
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 48
Handicap Rooms: 1
Suites: 4
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 500 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 40 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 5.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: Poolside during summer
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Seasonal outdoor heated pool overlooking the Stillwater River with bar service.
Policies / Expenses
24 hours notice to avoid charge
Total Taxes: 9.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 9.00%

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are allowed in certain rooms.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Wedding Chapel

Airport & Shuttle Information

Bangor International airport - 15 minute drive, taxi fare ~ $20

Local Shuttle Info: Free shuttle to University of Maine and Orono Village during school months.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Full hot breakfast buffet included - includes eggs, bacon or sausage, waffles or home fries, fresh friut, bagels, danish, toast, english muffins, yogurt, hot and cold cereal, juices, coffee, tea, and cocoa.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary free fiber high speed wi-fi in the entire building.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at University Inn

Rate fluctuations of University Inn

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group prices and the lowest online individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The lowest group/meeting discount shown is 51.5% in May 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $152 in the month of August 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at University Inn in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at University Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at University Inn.

Feel free to use the University Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Orono event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Staar Club Lounge 11 x 25 x 7 275 40/-- -- 20 12 -- -- --/-- -- -- 3
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Staar Club Lounge

Private, small meeting space perfect for business meetings, informal and formal parties, team meals, wedding events and social gatherings. We offer a wide range of meal oportunities and bar service.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
275 Sq. Mi
11 x 25 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning

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