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Claremont, California
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Office was closed our entire stay this weekend. While office sign said "open", office was locked. There are no phones in rooms. When calling office, a recording transferred me 3 times to answering service. Flimsy lock on front door, and lock on back sliding door did not work.

Thank Elaine V
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We loved this adorable red cabin in Idyllwild. It was our first trip to the area and this was the perfect place to stay for us. However, I would definitely pick the cabin over the regular rooms - worth the extra $$. We ate,out one night and used the cute kitchen for dinner by the fire the next night. My...

2Thank ytc50
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

My husband and I drove out to Idyllwild from LA. It was a long and beautiful drive. We arrived at the inn/bunkhouse late in the evening. Our room key was left for us outside the main office. We stayed in room 19 which is kind of a small cabin off to the right and detached from the other rooms. We...

2Thank angelack
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

This was our second time back at the bunkhouse as we will continue to come back. Yes, the walls are thin but except for that, the rooms are cozy, have all the amenities you'd need and have nice balconys. As was mentioned in other reviews, the best views from the balcony are the higher number units. The scones from the...

2Thank Jasonco6
Athens, Ohio
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We did upgrade to a private cabin after reading reviews online about paper thin walls but we ended up having an amazing time here. The warm scones with jam and juice in the morning are delicious. Oak Glen is only an hour away and has great apple picking orchards. We will always remember this place fondly as where we got...

3Thank Dgrondin
Imperial Beach, California
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Several times a year to escape the confusion and noise of the city I travel to Idyllwild. This is a charming mountain town less than two hours from San Diego and Los Angeles providing a variety of shops and galleries and restaurants. Almost every weekend there will be an event-a concert, a film festival, a parade. I stay at the...

1Thank David G
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Not bad for $109 per night. Small air conditioner not able to keep the room cool during afternoon.Took two fans to make the temperature tolerable. Never had issue with hearing neighbors that other reviews have commented on.

2Thank Lori R
Redlands, California
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Looking for a siren get-away for a couple of days? Strawberry Creek Inn Bunkhouse or their sister property, Strawberry Creek Inn B&B are a great choice. First impressions are always a must and though the landscape is a bit tired at the Bunkhouse, the facilities are looking fine. The nitty pine and peck cedar walls and ceiling are immaculate. A...

1Thank JosephEllis
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We arrived on Friday afternoon with our 3 year old grandson in tow so my husband could go hiking on Mt. San Jacinto the next morning. In light of the comments that stated "walls are paper thin" we prepped our toddler to use a quiet voice so we would not disturb the other guests. He was great...it was the rude...

2Thank Sue K
Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

My wife, dog, and I spent two nights at the bunkhouse. As said in previous reviews, this inn has pluses and minuses. In the end, I think the positive attributes win out. The couple that runs the property is very nice and accommodating. The room itself was small and clean, but could use updating - specifically in the shower. The...

3Thank pkashinsky

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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: €110 - €137 (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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“Check for A/C if visiting in the summer.”
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“Get one with AC.”
SierraDan, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get one of the cabins if you can.”
castaicresident, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Hard to say, all rooms are quiet, clean and adequate. The (included) morning breakfast basket was great”
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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Mari07, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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