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Golden Bear Cottages Resort

39367 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
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Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Big Bear Region
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary M Highland, California
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Highland, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fireplace chimney was clogged, Needed weatherstripping on front door Tub set in way too high with no safety bars, nor step to get into and out of tub Very friendly proprieters. Provided good utensils in kitchen for cooking. Snow inadequately cleared from front door of cabin or office. Excellent location. Wifi did not work for 2 of 3 days of... More 

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Camarillo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Golden Bear Cottage #18 was perfect for traveling with a 2 and 4 year old to experience and play in the snow for 4 days! We were there over NYE. We parked right outside our cabin and had a front yard play area - not to mention the resort play area right in our back yard that had a swing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can not say enough great things about Golden Bear and the friendly people who work there! We had a long drive up to Big Bear, but felt right at home when we checked into our cabin. The sweet girl at the front desk was very welcoming and helpful. The cabin was darling and they had already turned the heat... More 

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Wrightwood, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we stayed here with our 3 kids and have never had so much fun on a vacation. we felt so blessed to be given an upgrade to a bigger cabin for no charge. The Office people were so nice and we loved cabin 16!! Thank you Golden bear We will be back for sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

If u want to have a good time away from home the best place to go is at the GOLDEN BEAR cottages in big bear . The place is awesome it's very nice and very clean. Cabins are pretty big and cozy,and let's not talk about the indoor Jacuzzi tubs they were amazing. Staff was very nice and polite specially... More 

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

we are sooo glad that you had a great time and remembered to write about it! so many times, ALL of the hundreds of guests that come and stay and have a great time, dont think to tell people how awesome it was because they are happy. We appreciate you sharing your experience. Thank you and we will see you... More 

San Gabriel, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I stayed there with my family during the winter. We left as soon as I got off of work. I knew we would be arriving late that night. We called to let them know. They waited for us several hours. My kids loved this place. We felt very safe there. We plan on returning next year.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My experience with Golden Bear Cottages was very disappointing. I wish I had read the reviews before I rented the cottage. I was told by the receptionist over the phone that the cabins are "rustic", but I didn't know that they hide the lack of renovations and filthiness behind that word. The cabin was dusty, some of the towels looked... More 

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

the most amazing thing to me as I read these reviews, is that most of the guests (including this one) want an amazing deal and they want to stay at the RITZ! When I spoke with this guest, I did explain that the cottage was rustic and that we are indeed not the RItz Carlton. I also gave her 50%... More 

North Hollywood, California, United States
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Really nice cabins... rustic, fully furnished, away from it all yet only a mile or 2 from everything you could need. Use the link to see a short video I posted on you tube... this is the cabin we rented in September 2014. http://youtu.be/YocqyocTMts?list=UUVOgiU2GbNohXN4PtVn0v4w

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

we loved having you! Can't wait to see you next time!! More 

Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This was one of the worst lodging experiences (if not the worst) I've ever had. We went in August 2013 for my daughter's wedding. (The drop-down field doesn't go back that far so I selected October) I was told the Cottages were close to the lake and to the wedding facility. Hardly - it was 25 minutes away across the... More 

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

i'm sorry that this guest had issues. When she was here with us, she had nothing but compliments and we even upgraded her to a larger cabin as a courtesy to accomidate her mother. Her reservation was in our computer system as a recurring reservation ( as many of our guests come on a monthly basis for work purposes, etc).... More 

port st lucie florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed in August. The cabin looked very dated, that can be overlooked but the dirty looking furniture and carpet yuk! We found a dead mouse under the sofa in a trap then it was daily three more was trapped in the kitchen. I looked up around the ceiling there was webbing and grime.I didn't sleep well for five days.... More 

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

I am sorry to hear of this guests experience. Golden Bear Cottages did just have our AAA inspection in the beginning of August and we were given an upgrade on our rating because the property and cabins were so clean. It is unfortunate that this guest had a less than desirable experience,and I wish that they would have brought their... More 

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Address: 39367 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
Location: United States > California > Big Bear Region
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Golden Bear Cottages Hotel Big Bear Lake
Golden Bear Hotel
Golden Bear Resort
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region

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