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Golden Bear Cottages Resort

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  • Excellent59%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3 Star Hotel
Golden Bear Cottages, the best place for lodging accommodations in Big Bear Lake, California. We have 29 cabins to choose from on a historic big five acre resort. Rustic cabins nestled among 200 year old big pines just a block from Big Bear Lake. You will find our clean AAA approved...
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39367 Big Bear Blvd, Mail: P.O. Box 1731, CA 92315
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61.1 km to Palm Springs Municipal Airport
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Not recommending this place they lied to us and fraudulently charge us with the game room/garage $300/ day although it was included upon booking when we rented the Manor . We spoke with the owner but he was very rude to my friend .He still...More

4  Thank Marjorie E
Response from LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages ResortResponded 3 November 2017

I spoke with this guest after they checked out because they were questioning why they had to pay for the game room separately. I explained to them that was standard policy when you rent the largest cabin. She said that that was not communicated to...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We have done many day trips up the Mountain, but this was the first 3 night stay. There are SO MANY places to chose from, and I chose Golden Bear based upon Lisa who actually answered the phone with my questions. We didn't want a...More

Thank Russell A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Spent the weekend, friendly helpful staff recommending "to-do's" in the area. beautiful rustic rooms close to the lake and a few varied hiking trails. Perfect place for a great weekend. Not to far from the shops and restaurants. Thanks.

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We were referred to Golden Bear by a couple of friends and family. Awesome place for family getaways. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Beautiful cabins and property. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Golden Bear Cottages. Will definitely be returning.

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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The facilities are wonderful and we couldn't have asked for more. The staff and owners treated us like family and made our vacation one of the best we've ever had!!! We highly recommended to anyone looking for a great vacation in Big Bear, you won't...More

Thank Paul S
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Roderick C
4 November 2017|
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Response from Roderick C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but security deposit was not given after days of calling them in fact we have to dispute to our credit card company. Also as for carpets. Its really filthy as if you entered a garage service
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chrissy s
27 July 2016|
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Response from LMDU | Property representative |
There was actually no fraudulent charge. The guest that wrote that was upset because an online reservation was made and he was charged for it and said he did not want the reservation. I have refunded that guest for that... More
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mommacoby
20 May 2015|
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Response from lisaduran | Property representative |
We are about 6 miles from BBHS
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Room Tips
"Despite the charging issues, great location in Big Bear, service, beautiful."
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"They have small to large cabin rentals"
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"Get as far away from the road as you can. Get one with screens on the windows."
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"Golden Bear 's cottages are comfortable, have nice furniture, and above all, are clean and cozy."
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