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Idyllwild Bunkhouse

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The new owners were very friendly. They allowed us to use the showers after our hike, even though we had checked out hours ago. The rooms were comfortable and had a nice rustic feel. Also, they are replacing the showers, so they should be nice for anyone staying there in the future.

Thank Connor G
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been our go-to spot for years. I usually take my husband here for his birthday yearly and been please every time. We have stayed in both a regular rooms and stand-alone cabins. This year we booked March 4th to the 6th and have unfortunately came across new owners who had zero customer service skills. Of the 2 nights...

6Thank Aaron V
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Nickeled and Dimed" We are very sorry that your stay with us was disrupted by having to pay the fees for your pets. We have no control over the many booking sites out there, only our own. Unfortunately, they don't all charge you directly. They simply tell you that you will owe what remains when you arrive. It is a...

rancho cucamonga
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I surprised my wife with an early Valentine's day trip to Idyllwild and chose the Idyllwild bunkhouse for our stay. The ownership just recently changed and couldn't have been more accommodating. Mischel (innkeeper) as well as Raj and his wife (owners) impressed on every level including a complimentary bottle of champagne in our fridge. We stayed in the Woodland Vista...

Thank mgriffis22
Welland, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

In my books, this place is a definite 'must stay'. As a travel counselor, I have been to many places and have a lot to compare to. Upon arrival, I was met by the most pleasant hostess and was asked if I would be checking out before breakfast was delivered. This piqued my interest and I advised her that I...

1Thank Beemis2002
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Was in Idyllwild for a friends wedding and made the mistake of staying here in room 12, i put in the room because other rooms may be better. the metal Shower stall was so rusted that the pan was separating from the frame and the top of the sink was only 20 inches from the floor so it came just...

Thank 183matthewl
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I've stayed here several times over the years and always enjoy a return visit. The log cabin interior is warm and welcoming, and it's so convenient having a full kitchen. Nice view of the trees from the private deck off the back. Walls are thin and I've heard some interesting things happening on the other side, but this is a...

1Thank L.A.southernbelle
La Mirada, California
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Will miss this quaint place to relax and get away from the turmoils of the big city.Hope the new owner will restore the place and re open it again. It is in need of new shower stalls, carpeting and in general needs to be cleaned up and modernized.

Thank christiane1942
Ridgecrest, California
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Spent one night over labor day weekend with my son. Property was not in town but was a short drive away from restaurants & businesses. Quaint property with a lot of history and fairly well maintained. Clean. TV was old and shower was ancient but worked ok. Breakfast was delivered to our door in a cute basket with oatmeal, apple,...

Thank SierraDan
Castaic, CA
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I Googled romantic getaways in Southern California for our 25th anniversary getaway and this came up. Pros: Close to town of Idyllwild, breakfast delivered to your door (in a little fishing basket) with fresh baked scones, pretty good hiker's picnic made by sister hotel Strawberry Creek Inn, lots of good places to hike or rock climb nearby, nice balcony with...

Thank castaicresident
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse is very rustic, built in the 50's, bed was comfortable, the kitchenette was adequate, the proximity to downtown Idyllwild was very convenient. It was great using the motel as our "base-camp", and spending our days wandering the streets and shops of Idyllwild. The restaurants were great for lunch and dinner. My wife and I look forward...

Thank Michael B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seated on a hillside overlooking the San Jacinto State Forest, the Idyllwild Bunkhouse is an affordable, eco-friendly mountain lodge tailor-made for hikers, rock-climbers, fisherman, mountain-bikers, or those of us who wouldn't dare head to the mountains without the kids or the pets. From camping-themed rooms with knotty pine interiors and vaulted open-beamed ceilings, to tastefully furnished cabins built with privacy in mind, every Bunkhouse accommodation has a kitchen/kitchenette, private balcony with stunning forest views, Aloe Vera bath amenities, free wi-fi and satellite television. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idyllwild Bunkhouse

Address: 25525 Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549 (Formerly Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse)
Region: United States > California > Idyllwild
Price Range: €108 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Idyllwild Bunkhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse Hotel Idyllwild
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“Get one with AC.”
 of 5 bubbles SierraDan, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get one of the cabins if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles castaicresident, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Hard to say, all rooms are quiet, clean and adequate. The (included) morning breakfast basket was great”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbN213WA, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one away from the road, Room 10 is in the middle. Otherwise book cabin 2”
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 of 5 bubbles Mari07, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were never able to get the wifi to work.”
 of 5 bubbles 536suannes, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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