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Golden Bear Cottages Resort

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39367 Big Bear Blvd, Mail: P.O. Box 1731, CA 92315
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Golden Bear is in a very good location. Lisa, the front desk manager, was very friendly. We were doing a family gathering and loved the place. The cabin is in okay condition, pretty much what you would expect. There are a couple of minor maintenance issues but nothing major. The kitchen is very well equipped. The atmosphere is quite relaxing.... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

My husband and I decided to head to Big Bear for a little relaxing getaway. We came across these cottages and had to give them a try. Not only were the grounds exactly what we were looking for, but the family and staff running it were amazing. We immediately felt at home and welcomed with open arms. The cabins were... More 

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1 Thank Heather P
San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We stayed in the Studio Cabin #18 (Grizzley's). The good was ... stand alone cabin, kitchen, fireplace and a Jacuzzi. The bad was ... we reported a couple of minor problems that were not repaired during our visit, the sides of the king size bed touch the walls so the bed is difficult to get in and out of, the... More 

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4 Thank CA_Travel_Two
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

I appreciate this guests review. I am a little confused about the content, though. The cabin that this guest is referring to is all wood (knotty pine) inside, which doesn't require paint. all of the walls are lacquered. This cabin was completely re-done two years ago, including all of the furniture. It has all new kitchen appliances and a huge... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

I had the most amazing experience her e the price was good for my 3 day stay here. The cottage was beautiful and the people here are friendly. I would highly recommend any one here me and my boyfriend were looking for a cozy and quiet place and we did !! I'm so happy we decided to stay here we... More 

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1 Thank Angelene M
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

so glad that this guest had a great time. We were so blessed to meet them and can't wait until we see them again!! More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We stayed at Golden Bear this past weekend had a wonderful time. The cabins were just the right size and close to the village. We went into town for kayaking, shopping and also went for a GREAT hike on the Castle Rock Trail. During our stay Golden Bear was very responsive and offered great advice on places to go. There... More 

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4 Thank Dan M
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

I'm glad your family enjoyed their stay. It was great to meet you and hope that next time you come to big bear you might consider us again to stay with. God bless your family!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We Loved staying at The Golden Bear Cottages. and would recommend this place to anyone who wants to have a Big Bear Get-Away. The rustic cabins are cozy & quaint. Friendly staff that treat you like you are part of their family. We will return.....Woohoo!

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LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

Out lodge is one of the first in big bear that is still open for business. We love to have return guests who have stayed here over the years. We love to see pictures from long ago from our lodge and hear the family past time stories about our property. Thank you for sharing with us. We will see you... More 

Pasadena, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Loved the friendly, helpful owners and staff, ready to sort out any details for us. The old-time mountain cabin feel with wood panelling and wallpaper reminded me of childhood trips to the mountains. Kitchen has everything needed and is supplied with non-cookie cutter dishes, unlike the whitebread corporate mountain places. Big jacuzzi bathtub, too. Only difficulties for me were the... More 

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2 Thank Liz Q
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

It's nice that people appreciate the rustic ambiance of our cabins. We strive to make sure that every one who stays here feels at home in the mountains. Thanks for coming "home" to golden bear cottages. More 

Victorville, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My family and I really enjoyed our stay at the Golden Bear Cottages. We enjoyed the rustic cabin and the location. It was so peaceful and relaxing! We enjoyed playing games in our room. We will stay here again! Tony and Kim Colver

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3 Thank Tony C
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

I'm glad you stayed with us for your getaway. We feel blessed that you have chosen us and hope that every time you chose to take a getaway, you choose golden bear. More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My parents first brought me to Golden Bear (then Kirkbride's) in the early 60s. I met my first girlfriend here as a teenager and later spent time here with my mom before she died. My oldest daughter learned to swim in their pool. I loved this place then and love it now. It has been cared for and upgraded over... More 

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3 Thank Steve H
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

We were so happy to have you stay with us. We look forward to having you back with us again and hope it's soon. More 

Tustin, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

I am so disgruntled about all of the people that write negative things that I wanted to share my personal experience while staying at Golden Bear Cottages. My significant other and I went to stay in a cabin in the beginning of June this year. We loved the cabin(which we got a free upgrade on when we checked in). It... More 

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2 Thank leocurr1
LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

thanks Leo! We absolutely love you guys! We are so please to have been able to upgrade you. Cant wait to see ya next trip! More 

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