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Riverside, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were able to book Cottage #2. Check in and out was very easy. The Cottage itself was clean and romantic. I loved having the larger area to change and get ready separate from the the bathroom. The bed was super comfy and the room stayed cool even though there was no air and it was in the mid 80's...

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Cathy's Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the review! We appreciate the suggestions and will look into them as always. We hope you can come stay again soon! We have newer-remodel cabins and cottages, just ask... :) SFR

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were allocated the cottage nearest the road, so there was some traffic noise overnight. We had all we needed for a comfortable sleep, with plenty of hot water. Unexpected complimentary toiletries - a nice touch. To dine out you'll need a car - but restaurant choices abound in the "Village". Really friendly reception at the office - thanks.

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Cathy's Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Diane! It sounds like you booked cottage C7 or C8 - our most inexpensive queen rooms - as they are closest to the highway. We hope you will return and try a Jacuzzi cottage or something further from the street! Josh P. -SFR

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!!! WORST VACATION EXPERIENCE I HAVE EVER HAD!!! First of all I got this room because it says it has barbecue place. That's the only reason why I paid for it!!! When I arrived there was a lady and I asked for the bbq place and she said it's covered with snow but she told me that...

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Cathy's Country Cottages, responded to this review

Halit, We are sorry to hear that these issues ruined your vacation. We spoke with you many times about the barbecue. When we get over 3 feet of snow we cannot guarantee anyone a barbecue - we did not intend for you to have to dig it out and have such a hard time and are sorry we could not...

East Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 August 2015

My husband surprised me with a trip to big bear for our anniversary and he chose cathys cottages and it was so romantic.The room was very clean and the hot tub was awesome. The front desk was very informative about how to use the hot tub with the fire place so close. We had a wonderful stay. Wish it was...

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Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Cathy's Cottages has to be the best deal in the Big Bear area. I stayed in the Aviators Room #8. This room has a very comfortable pillow top queen bed, a sofa and coffee table, a dining table along with a microwave, fridge, and a coffee maker and coffee. There are dishes in the cabinet, complete with salt and pepper...

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Granville, Ohio
Reviewed 18 March 2015

5 STARS for quality AND value. Probably one of the nicest places in Big Bear. And a great price too. Attached cottages about 3 miles east of the village. Rock fireplace. Immaculately kept, warm and inviting. The only thing the owners might consider are HDTVs and alarm clocks in the units.

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Cathy's Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, thanks so much for the nice review! We are glad you enjoyed the stay. We have HD TV's in most rooms, and recently removed alarm clocks as most guests use personal devices now. We are considering some docks for phones though, thanks for the recommendations! We hope to see you again soon :) -SFR

North Berwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We booked with cathys cottages and when we arrived decided to be closer to the village so upgraded to the sleepy forest resort, we were allocated cottage number 15. I was delighted as it was like a scene from dirty dancing the cabins in the woods. The room was very very clean with plenty of room to hang our bike...

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Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a much needed break. I didnt realize that the cabin we rented was not near the village, it was actually in Big Bear City. I wish it was a bit quiter, we were right across a Circle K which meant we could hear cars driving off and on the parking area. On a positive note, the cabin...

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Cathy's Country Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the review! We are sorry to hear that you had a couple issues with your stay. Cathy's Cottages is located further from the Village and closer to the road, which is why the rates are lower - but we always offer free upgrades if you have an issue, and ask that you let us know right away!...

Trego, Montana
Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a room you won't want to leave, this is it! Spacious room,king bed, jacuzzi tub,double shower,gas fireplace & mini kitchen (fridge,freezer, microwave &plates, utensils ). Ambiance of our room #5 was relaxing. TV sits in front of a 2 person love seat & can be watched from the tub. Decor was antique meets romance. Josh...

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Loved the stay husband and I want to go again hopefully in winter Very clean feel at home visit was to short ready to go back soon. people were real nice there be sure to walk the village which is very close.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just over half a mile from Big Bear Lake, Sleepy Forest Resorts' cozy Cathy's Cottages has been providing romantic getaways, honeymoons, and affordable overnight stays to the Big Bear area for over 20 years. Perfect for being walking distance from Big Bear Airport with Big Bear's only "Aviator Room", sleeping 4 and adorned with memorabilia from the owners' WWll flying-ace Uncles. Check in at Sleepy Forest Cottages 3 miles down the road and enjoy Free Wi-Fi and Free Parking, along with Sleepy Forest Resorts' historic wedding chapel honeymoon cottages, including a river-rock fireplace and jetted-tub, king beds, and double-headed showers. CHECK IN FIRST AT: Sleepy Forest Cottages, 400 S eureka Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cathy's Country Cottages

Address: 600 W Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City, CA 92314-8921
Region: United States > California > Big Bear Region > Big Bear City
Price Range: €81 - €217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Cathy`s Country Cottages Hotel Big Bear City
Cathys Country Hotel
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“Ask for a cottage away from the roadside and ask for a hot tub, too.”
 of 5 bubbles dianecF2788CA, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There are probably no bad rooms but # 7 is closest to road and might not be good for light sleepers.”
 of 5 bubbles One_Hungry_Traveler, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All are different and individual”
 of 5 bubbles carolines984, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Stayed in Cabin #6 and community garden was right outside”
 of 5 bubbles JanBSoCal, 8 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Cottage #2 was where we stayed... I think there are 3 individual cottages and I would stay in any of them if they were like the one we had!”
 of 5 bubbles 42love2travel, 6 Apr 2012 | Read review
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