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Pine Knot Guest Ranch

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908 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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$129 1 night $249 2 night
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the big bear lake with my husband and our puppy. Were very satisfied with the cabins, the staff and their kindness and generosity. Highly recommended! You should visit and enjoy that peaceful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

So my friends and I decided to pick a day and head to Big Bear to go snowboarding little did I know that it was going to snow that day and not only did the guys here call me 2 days ahead and let me know that it would be snowing and to bring snow chains but they actually told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Surprised and delighted. We are pretty picky but this is exactly what you want in the mountains. The boys used the spa, fireplace and enjoyed the property. Owner is super friendly and very proud of his property. Will be back, wish we would've booked a longer stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Absolutely the BEST ever cabin stay !!!! Cabin 15!! My boyfriend and I and DIXIE (my puppy) went last weekend from Thursday to Sunday - and WOW is just the beginning*** EVERYTHING down to the littlest of details was PERFECT. Very Clean, adorable decor, super comfy bed - - extra bedroom even we did not use Perfect Jacuzzi tub (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

How would you like get away for awhile and stay in a place that is worth every bit of the value you long for in housing accomodations and is "family" oriented ? Hard to find nowadays you may say. You are absolutely right! It takes a hit or miss chance unless you do research. I did that research and must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed in cabin 19. It was clean and perfect size for a couple. There was a new TV and the bed was comfortable. The jacuzzi tub was great. Nice little place to get away at. The grounds are clean and quiet.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was our first visit to Big Bear. We stayed in #20 and #19. Both of the cabins are clean and comfy. My only challenge was I thought we had a full fridge. I brought a ton of food and was disappointed when we arrived. Otherwise we had a good visit. The property is pet friendly and the owner is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This review is for Little Bear, one of their external cabins not for Pine Knot itself. The photos on the website are misleading - this rental cabin is tiny, poky, dark and shabby. The back deck is heavily overlooked and very small, the BBQ was filthy so we never used it. The bedrooms are tiny, dark and airless, and the... More 

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PineKnotOwner, Owner at Pine Knot Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not like the Little Bear vacation home. Thank you for letting us know about the BBQ, which has now been cleaned. We are puzzled about your other comments. Both bedrooms have 2 windows for cross ventilation and natural light. The upstairs bedroom has a sliding glass door to the upper deck, so lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We live in LA and wanted to get away from the city for a few days. We trekked over to Big Bear and stayed at Pine Knot Guest Ranch. Had a great time! Our cabin was cozy and adorable, and the owner, Larry, couldn't be a nicer guy. Our dog loved it too - especially the llamas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The Pine knot Guest Ranch superseded our expectations by miles. The cabins are perfect for couples or families.The Jacuzzi's were big enough for two people, complete with bath salt, candles and sparkling cider.If you wanted you could watch a movie while you were soaking.The beds were very comfortable and the place was very clean. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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