Nestled among an evergreen forest overlooking Inside Passage's Tongass Narrows in Ketchikan, the Black Bear Inn is a comfortable bed and breakfast retreat that offers a relaxing getaway. The Inn features a variety of accommodations for all needs, ranging from single guest rooms and one-bedroom luxury apartments to full house vacation rentals for both short and extended stays. Beautifully appointed and comfortably decorated guest rooms have private bathrooms, sitting areas with fireplaces, covered decks with ocean views and modern amenities such as flat-screen televisions with DVD and VCR players and complimentary wireless Internet. A delicious country-style breakfast is served every morning, along with snacks throughout the day, and the inn’s elegant living and dining areas are ideal for relaxing. Other facilities around the Inn include a hand-built a fireplace, a barbecue area on the water’s edge with tables and chairs, a fire pit, and a covered spa overlooking the sea.



Guest Accommodations

The Black Bear Inn offers a range of distinctive accommodations, ranging from four luxury guest suites in the Inn’s main building to a vacation rental apartment and cabin for extended stays. All accommodations are comfortably furnished with contemporary décor and modern touches, pillowtop king or queen-size beds dressed in luxury linens, comforters and pillows, and private bathrooms with shower/bath combinations, fresh towels, and branded bath products. Spacious sitting areas have sofas and armchairs, working fireplaces, fridges, flat-screen televisions with DVD and VCR players, telephones and complimentary wireless Internet access.

The four luxury suites in the Inn include the Bears Den, the Raven’s Haven, the Homestead, and the Northern Frontier. All suites have deluxe pillowtop king or queen-size beds with memory foam mattresses dressed in luxury linens, comforters, and pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with over-sized deep soaking tubs, walk-in showers, double or single vanities, fresh towels, terry cloth bathrobes, and branded bath products. Sitting areas have sofas, armchairs or daybeds, flat-screen televisions with DVD and VCR players, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, tables and chairs, and contemporary décor, and large windows embrace breathtaking ocean views.

The Eagles Nest vacation rental apartment is located on the top floor of the Black Bear Inn with a private entrance and covered porch boasting beautiful views. The one-bedroom luxury apartment is decorated in cool shades of blue, tan and cream and is adorned with original artworks from local artists. The apartment features a fully equipped kitchen with a table and chairs for four guests, a laundry room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, and a dining area with a freestanding fireplace. The bedroom offers two double beds with memory foam mattresses dressed in luxury linens, comforters and pillows, and a private bathroom with an oversized deep soaking tub, walk-in shower, fresh towels, terry cloth bathrobes, and branded bath products.

The Bunkhouse is a romantic private cabin next to the main inn with beautiful views over the Tongass Narrows. Stylishly decorated with porcelain, travertine and slate finishes, the cabin features a small kitchenette, two bedrooms with a single and queen-size bed with memory foam mattresses dressed in luxury linens, comforters, and pillows. A private bathroom has travertine walk-in shower, fresh towels, terry cloth bathrobes, and branded bath products, and a sitting area has comfortable furniture, a working fireplace and opens onto a sun deck with gorgeous views.

Dining

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning and includes coffee, tea and hot beverages, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, granolas and yogurts, egg dishes, and freshly baked pastries, and bread.

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Amenities and Recreation

Amenities at the Black Bear Inn include a complimentary continental breakfast every morning, snacks throughout the day, a kitchen where guests can prepare their meals and a dining area. A comfortably furnished living room has leather furniture, a designer fireplace, a sleeper sofa for additional guests if needed, a guest computer and printer, a library with plenty of reading material and a game and movie cabinet. Other facilities around the Inn include a barbecue area on the water’s edge with tables and chairs, a fire pit, and a covered spa overlooking the sea. Guest services include complimentary pickups and drop-offs at Ketchikan's ferries and docks, assistance with booking for fishing and tour activities, and free off-street parking.

Local Attractions

The Black Bear Inn is situated next to the Inside Passage's Tongass Narrows in Ketchikan, Alaska, which is 500 miles north of Seattle. Surrounded by forested mountains and meandering waterways, the historic town offers a variety of attractions and activities for guests to enjoy, ranging from hiking, mountain biking, fishing, boat tours, and bear, eagle and whale watching.

5528 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: 907-225-4343

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