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Shore Acres Lodge

40729 Village Drive, CA 92314
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Shore Acres Lodge
Ranked #19 of 20 hotels in Big Bear Region
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Carlsbad, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shore Acres Lodge was disgusting. The cabin was filthy. Here is a quick list of my complaints: Windows stuck shut water heater blew up in two cabins paint peeling only two burners worked shower door broken bathroom window propped open with an empty bottle old, dusty furniture and couches smelled gross had volleyball net, but no ball ping pong table,... More

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Rialto, California, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Cabins need serious work. Really disappointing. Grounds were bad too. I've stayed here in the past and it was great but that was years ago. Very pricey for what you get. No way this place gets my money again until major overhaul occurs.

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Montclair, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Below is what I wrote on the 2 Surveys that "Big Bear Vacations", the Company I booked through, sent me. I have given them 2 weeks to respond figuring that, at least if they responded to my concerns, I might not post this review. STILL WAITING ? Stayed at Shore Acres Lodge Sunrise #108 on 6/7-9. I understand camping and... More

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I just read the other reviews and am surprised to see such unhappy campers. I admit this is a cabin in the woods.. and like i say in my review, do not expect anything fancy. But, also it is very expensive even with our coupon and we probably won't be back because of the price. ----------- We stayed in Lone... More

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Santa Monica, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

OK, the location is great. Been coming to Big Bear for over 20 years. Stayed in LakeFront 110. Haven't been in this cabin for abou 10 years . . . it looked like it hadn't been touched in that long. Dirty. Worn. Funky. Just yuck. The total price, including a crazy $115 cleaning fee, came to over $400 for ONE... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I must add my vote to the "Terrible" end of the spectrum. If you are looking for "quaint" "rustic" or "nostalgic", you might be happy here. If you are looking for clean linens, enough interior light to read or use the bathroom mirror, sufficient electrical power to use any two appliances or lights at one time, or enough paved area... More

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Canoga Park, Ca.
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

My husband and I have been going to Big Bear for about 40 years. Since we hadn't been there for 9 years, we decided to go back and stay at Shore Acres as we had several times before. When we first tried to book a cabin, we were stunned at the price increase but we wanted a dock for our... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Don't be fooled by the description and even some of the pics. We booked the 3 bedroom cabin, #100 and oh boy, what a complete joke this was. The website says that you can check in early if the place is ready. Well, we got to the office in town at 2:20 PM, 40 Mins before check in. We didn't... More

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Seal Beach, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This review is a little overdue since we went there back in April over Easter weekend. We booked through the Big Bear Vacations website and I can honestly say that we will NEVER stay at this spot again. At first glance on the website the property looks super kitschy and outdoorsy but once you see it in person, it is... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

This was our first visit with Big Bear Lake and dont know where to go!!! We searched online and we found Shore Acre Lodge. At first we were so excited with the place but we got disappointed. Our first disappointment was upon entering the lodge, there were groups of people partying and drinking in the driveway and wont let us... More

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Address: 40729 Village Drive, CA 92314
Location: United States > California > Big Bear Region
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