University Inn Academic Suites

5 College Avenue Orono, ME
The Inn is the only property within walking distance to UMaine and Orono Village with over 10 restaurants, and just minutes from Bangor. Our newly renovated rooms provide private balconies, many with river views, wi-fi, fridges, microwaves, Keurig coffee makers and hi-def flat screens with HBO. Guests enjoy a natural setting and a smoke free environment. We are a family run Inn with a newly renovated building. The spacious lobby includes a computer kiosk and our very own, Baxter, the bear. We offer a complimentary hot breakfast located in our family recreation center, which is perfect for evening gatherings. Guests enjoy the big screen TV and fitness center. Our seasonal outdoor heated pool with bar service is the perfect way to relax or spend time with friends & family. During summer months, we offer canoe and kayak rentals on the Stillwater River. Locals say the Stillwater has the best bass fishing in the State!
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Boat Launch
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
  • Facility Location Setting: We are within walking distance to some of downtown Orono's finest restaurants. We are only 3/4 of a mile from the University of Maine. We are also minutes from the Bangor Mall and many historic sites.
  • Nearest Airport: 11-15 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Total Number of Guest Rooms: 48
  • Year Renovated: 2015
Orono, ME  
Capacity: 350
The Black Bear Inn and Conference Center provides a classic space for weddings, social or corporate events. A trained Chef is catering to all budgets and events with upscale flavors. The Inn and Conference Center is conveniently located off I-95 near UMaine, the Maine Center for the Arts and the Bangor Mall. It is also located near Baxter State Park, Mt. Katahdin, and the Moosehead Lake Region. This facility has over 7,900 square feet of meeting space to accommodate 5-400.
Bangor, ME  
Capacity: 300
$350-$500 per event
Looking to hold a wedding, special event, or meeting? The Bangor Elks Lodge is the perfect place for your next private event. Offering event space, catering options by Stage Coach Catering, and party equipment use. Call today to find out more information! Stagecoach Catering offers a variety of menus and services for in house and off premise events, we can also customize buffets, table ware, and meals to your requirements or themes.
Orono, ME  
Capacity: 300
$400-$800 per event
This is a magnificent stone church (more than 110 years old), resurrected into beautiful reception halls. The upper level with the gothic revival architecture, the magnificent columns, the high ceiling, the vintage pews, the unique vintage woodwork, the gorgeous stain glass windows, and the long isle walked by so many brides, in the past, is the perfect venue for the dream wedding ceremony, and any other gathering that is meant to be remembered for a lifetime, and even after. The lower level is a charming reception space, that can sit up to 300 people, with a generous area for dance, classy real wood banquet tables, and attractive chiavari chairs, to make your reception truly exceptional, in all aspects. The balcony is ideal for the bride's party and the bride's room. It is also rented separately for your small private parties of up to 20 people, when you need to truly impress your guests! Come and enjoy the Old St Mary's in its reborn old glory!
Madison, ME  
Capacity: 160
$400-$1,000 per event
A Beautiful 1892 Church built in historic Madison Maine. We are here to serve you for all occasions. We host music events, we have comedy on the first Friday of every month, weddings, company parties, small 18 booth trade shows and even funerals. We can offer a catering menu with the focus on real food that is sourced locally for your events or you are welcome to bring in your own caterer. We're located in the heart of Madison Maine, with easy access to Augusta, Farmington, Skowhegan, Waterville and Newport. The Chapel comfortably seats 160 guests on the original pews. We are a unique venue, the vintage, colorful stained glass will add to the ambiance of any event and the ability to have a dinner or reception at the same site. Our music and events hall has NO religious affiliation. We are non-denominational and welcome ALL.