Ketchikan's Finest Waterfront Vacation Rental B&B: Covered SPA & BBQ on the Water
The Black Bear Inn is great for a Romantic Get-A-Way or a Fishing Vacation. Rent 1 B&B room with bath (breakfast included), a 1 bedroom Vacation Rental apartment or a Vacation Rental cabin. Covered Spa on the water. Non-smoking. Short or long term.

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Nearby Attractions & Services

DescriptionDistance
Bear Watching

Misty Fjords

Totem Parks

Tongass National Forest

Ocean, Lake and River Fishing

DescriptionDistance
Flightseeing

Zipp Lines

Kayaking and Kayak Fishing

Totem Carvers



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Rates*


LowHighNotes
May , June, and Sept
$150
$210
Mid Season
July and August
$160
$225
Peak Season
Oct through April
$100
$150
Off Season

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Details of Ketchikan's Finest Waterfront Vacation Rental B&B, Ketchikan, Alaska Bed & Breakfasts Details for Ketchikan's Finest Waterfront Vacation Rental B&B

Surrounding Area


The Black Bear inn is Ketchikan’s Finest Waterfront bed and breakfast and Vacation Rental. It is located in the USA’s Last Frontier – the state of Alaska – in the pristine Tongass National Forest along the Famous Inside Passage.

Come and experience the majestic beauty of Southeast Alaska. Our Vacation Rentals offer the flexibility to cater to any of your vacation needs. Whether it is a full kitchen or an extra bedroom our variety of accommodations promises to deliver a vacation you will always remember at a price you can afford.

You can get to Ketchikan on Alaska Air Lines or on the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry system. Contact us if you want help in planning your Alaska Vacation.

Here are some of the things you can do;
Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing, Boating, Kayaking, Diving, Beach Combing, Hiking and Rock Climbing, Zip Lines, Bicycling, Photography, Hunting, Bird Watching, Bear Watching and other Wildlife Viewing, Flight seeing.
See Historic sights, State and National Parks, Totem Poles and Native American Villages, and The Misty Fjords National Monument,
Shopping for Local Art and enjoy Fresh Seafood Meals.

Accommodations


The Black Bear Inn, completed in 2005, was designed for guest’s privacy and relaxation. Its unique furnishings, elegant décor and numerous amenities can only be matched by the finest of hotels. All of the Black Bear Inn’s rooms have stunning views of the Tongass Narrows. Alaska’s best artists are featured throughout the Inn. Sirius satellite surround sound greets the guests upon arrival and free high speed Wireless Internet is available everywhere on the property. The Inn is immaculate and all guests are treated to genuine Alaskan hospitality.

Eagles, Ravens and Seagulls perch in the Sixty-year-old Spruce and Cedars that border the property's park-like setting. Multilevel decking wraps around the house providing outstanding spots to sit back and watch wildlife, float planes, barges, fishing boats, world-class yachts, Alaska ferries, and cruise ships. The covered outdoor Hot Tub, fire pit and BBQ, on the waters edge, is the most romantic place to watch Ketchikan’s majestic sunsets. There is an outdoor crab cooker, fish smoker and fish cleaning area for guests to prepare their catch of the day.

The main house has four distinctive, beautifully appointed guest bedrooms with private entrances and baths, fireplaces, flat screen TV’s with DVD and VCR players, refrigerators, phones and wireless Internet.

The well-designed kitchen offers top of the line appliances, a crystal chandelier, Italian tile work and everything needed to prepare that special meal. When you rent all four bedrooms in the main house, the kitchen can be used for cooking.

Continental breakfast and snacks are always included with your stay. Indoor and outdoor eating areas are provided for privacy or to accommodate large groups.

The living room has a warm luxurious feel enhanced by a hand built designer fireplace in the corner. A leather couch makes into a queen bed when needed. The room has a flat panel TV, a DVD and VCR player, a game and movie cabinet and a library. There is a full bathroom and spacious laundry room off the living area. The laundry has an ironing area and an upright fish freezer.
The Inn provides free local phone calling and free use of a copy, scan and fax machine.

The Eagles Nest, a beautiful one-bedroom apartment on the top floor of the Inn, has its own private entrance and covered porch. Please go to our Accommodations Page for more information and pictures.

The Bunkhouse, a private, romantic cabin that sets next to the main house is our newest guest retreat. Please go to our Accommodations Page for more information and pictures.

The Black Bear Inn is non-smoking, but covered porches and the Spa building can be used for smoking.

Whether you are looking for a romantic Bed and Breakfast Get-A-Way or an outstanding Vacation Rental, the Black Bear Inn is perfect. It is set up to accommodate large families, business groups, fishing parties, or wedding guests. You can rent all four bedrooms in the main house, the one-bedroom luxury apartment, the two bedroom cabin, or one bedroom with private bath in the main house. The entire property can accommodate up to 16 people and is open year-round.

The Black Bear Inn can accommodate short-term stays by guests who are departing on, or returning from other Alaskan adventures. Baggage storage and departure transportation can be provided. Fishing Charters, Women’s Adventure & Fishing Trips and Sea Kayak Fishing Charters can be arranged through the Inn between May and October. Stays can be customized to include catered meals and a driver. The kitchen is available to guests who chose to bring their own chief.

Eagles, Ravens and Seagulls perch in the Sixty-year-old Spruce and Cedars that border the property's park-like setting. Multilevel decking wraps around the house providing outstanding spots to sit back and watch wildlife, float planes, barges, fishing boats, world-class yachts, Alaska ferries, and cruise ships. The covered outdoor Hot Tub, fire pit and BBQ, on the waters edge, is the most romantic place to watch Ketchikan’s majestic sunsets. There is an outdoor crab cooker, fish smoker and fish cleaning area for guests to prepare their catch of the day.

The main house has four distinctive, beautifully appointed guest bedrooms with private entrances and baths, fireplaces, flat screen TV’s with DVD and VCR players, refrigerators, phones and wireless Internet.

The well-designed kitchen offers top of the line appliances, a crystal chandelier, Italian tile work and everything needed to prepare that special meal. When you rent all four bedrooms in the main house, the kitchen can be used for cooking.

Continental breakfast and snacks are always included with your stay. Indoor and outdoor eating areas are provided for privacy or to accommodate large groups.

The living room has a warm luxurious feel enhanced by a hand built designer fireplace in the corner. A leather couch makes into a queen bed when needed. The room has a flat panel TV, a DVD and VCR player, a game and movie cabinet and a library. There is a full bathroom and spacious laundry room off the living area. The laundry has an ironing area and an upright fish freezer.

The Inn provides free local phone calling and free use of a copy, scan and fax machine.

Rooms/Suites


The Bears Den Bedroom
The Bears Den is in the middle of the house on the first floor with easy access for those with limited mobility. The room has a memory foam queen size bed and cozy sitting area with a mirrored closet. 5 ft sliding glass doors lead to a deck overlooking the water. Carl Brender paintings and warm deep rich fall colors adorn the walls. The large private bath features an oversized deep soaking tub and shower, two sinks and a makeup area. The porcelain tile work is outstanding.

The Homestead Bedroom
The Homestead, our largest guest bedroom, is dedicated to the host’s great grand parents, Harriet and Forest Hunt who came to Alaska in 1898. It is on the far end of the first floor and also has easy access. The room has a pillow top queen size and memory foam full size bed with room for two single air-beds, when needed. There is an award-winning fireplace built into one wall across from two 5 ft mirrored closets. 6 ft sliding glass doors lead to a deck that overlooks a private boat harbor. The room is richly appointed in muted shades of gold, mauve, and apricot, with fine linens and quality furniture. The walls feature family photos from the turn of the century and other interesting memorabilia. The large private bath has a deep, oversized soaking tub and shower, and two sinks.

The Northern Frontier Bedroom
The Northern Frontier is on the second floor on the far end of the house. 6 ft sliding glass doors open onto a private covered balcony that is perfect for outdoor dining and watching the sunset. The room has a pillow top queen size bed, plush furnishings, an elegant wall fireplace, and is decorated in the warm floral tones of summer. The connecting private bath has a skylight over the sink, a glass walk- in shower, lots of mirrors and decorative tile on the counters and floor.

The Ravens Haven Bedroom
The Ravens Haven is perfect for honeymooners. This second floor room has 6 ft sliding glass doors and a covered balcony with a spiral staircase that leads to the first floor deck and on to the water’s edge. The room has memory foam California King Bed, a beautifully designed corner fireplace, 6 ft. wide mirrored closet doors, and is decorated in lavenders, purples and shadow beige. One of Fred Machetanz’s best polar bear paintings hangs above the bed. The attached private bath has a high cathedral ceiling with a large skylight, a glass walk in shower and decorative porcelain tile on the counters and floor.

The Eagles Nest Apartment
The Eagles Nest is located on the top floor of the Black Bear Inn. It has its own private entrance and covered porch. This luxury suite is decorated in shades of blue, tan and cream. The suite features the artwork of Fred Machetanz, Sidney Laurence and Nathalie Parenteau. The kitchen and living room have hard wood floors. Decorative Italian porcelain and travertine adorn the kitchen counters, the bathroom, the laundry room and the front foyer. The kitchen is stocked for self-serve continental breakfast and everything you need to cook your own meals. The eating area and living room have large wrap-around windows overlooking the ocean and mountains, a freestanding gas fireplace, a gathering table, two leather love seats and a flat panel TV. Bald Eagles perch on Spruce trees right outside the windows. Unforgettable sunsets can be seen from all the rooms. The bedroom has plush carpet, a flat panel TV, two double beds, and accommodates one to four guests. A private phone line, DVD and VCR players, a radio with CD player, and wireless high speed Internet are provided. Smoking is permitted on the closed-in front porch.

The Bunkhouse Cabin
The Bunkhouse is a very romantic private cabin that sets beside the main house and overlooks the Tongass Narrows. It was originally floated to the property in 1940 from a cannery camp up north and opened for guests in July of 2007.
The cabin walls are finished in white-washed red cedar and the floors are done in porcelain and slate. The main room has a queen bed, a fireplace, a ceiling fan, an eating and sitting area and large picture windows overlooking the water. There is a small kitchenette and a bathroom with a great travertine walk-in shower. The second bedroom has a single bed and a beautiful view of the rock gardens. The open sun deck runs across the front of the cabin and is a great place to set and enjoy the Inside Passage.

Policies & Restrictions


The Black Bear Inn is non-smoking, but covered porches and the Spa building can be used for smoking.

Pets may be allowed in the Cabin. Please call or Email for more information.

Rates & Availability


Please call 1-907-225-4343 for individual room rates and availability.

Other Information


Extended stay and Off Season Discounts,
Active Military and Senior ( over 65) discounts from January thru April
and October thru December,
Local resident discounts, and
Government Per Diem Rates.
Please call for details.

Directions


The Inn is 2.3 miles North of the airport and ferry terminals. Turn left and head north when you leave the terminals. If you turn right you will go into town. We are about a half-mile past the stop light at the Wal-Mart turn off (Don King Rd.). Our buildings are gray with red trim. We are three houses before the car wash, on the waterside. If you pass the car wash you have gone too far. The Inn has plenty of free, off-street parking on site and additional parking for RV’s, boats and boat trailers near by. If you do not have a car, we are on the city bus route and cabs are readily available. Call us for car rental, pick up and drop off information.

Discounts Offered


Extended stay and Off Season Discounts,
Active Military and Senior ( over 65) discounts from January thru April
and October thru December,
Local resident discounts, and
Government Per Diem Rates.
Please call for details.

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Listing Amenities Amenities

Business Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Conference Rooms
  • Fax Machine
  • Internet Access

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Breakfast - Available
  • Breakfast - Free
  • Laundry Available
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking - Available
  • Parking - Free
  • Pets Allowed
  • Shuttle Service - Available
  • Shuttle Service - Complimentary

Leisure Amenities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massages

    Room Amenities
    • Cable/Satellite TV
    • Hairdryer
    • High Speed Internet
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Telephone
    • Telephone - Free Local Calls
    • Television
    • Television - Free ESPN
    • Television - Pay Per View Movies

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    Black Bear Inn - Ketchikan
    5528 North Tongass Highway
    Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

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