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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm hoping that by posting this review I can maybe get a response from Lisa who is one of the owners. I have stayed here previously for youth basketball all stars. We did not have a problem the first time we stayed there. On the second time I had contacted to get a "room rate" for another sporting trip for... More 

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

This review is very disappointing to me as a representative of Golden Bear Cottages. I did in fact talk with this guest and he made a reservation for his softball team. I held a block if cabins for his entire team and his cabin was reserved when he called. I feel like he took complete advantage of the lodge because... More 

San Diego, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not stay here! If there are any problems or issues, the owner just doesn't care. I specifically reserved a cabin with a jacuzzi--some kind of unknown black particulate came streaming out of the jets. I tried to let it flush, but gave up after many attempts. The own said she'd send someone to clean/flush it out but never did.... More 

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

This guest came in the second day he was with us and complained about the sediment that came out of the jets of the jacuzzi tub after they filled it up and turned them on. I tried to explain to them that when you have a jacuzzi tub that gets filled with water on a regular basis l, if the... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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San Gabriel, California
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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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8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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North Hollywood, California, United States
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5 helpful votes 5 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 

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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 

Oceanside, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The cabin was amazing. It was like a home away from home. We went to the office to see if they had any suggestions where we could hike with kids, not only did they inform us about hiking they showed us the many fun things to do their in Big Bear. They even went out of their way to try... More 

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

We are so glad that you had a great time and cant wait to have you back!! More 

Barstow, California
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Upon returning home from our quick 2 day trip, I must share my families experience! My husband book a cabin with another company for 268.00 one night because it had a jacuzzi. This trip was to see not intended for a vacation but to check it out for our real vacation. What was kid freindly, things to do, what's the... More 

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

we are so glad that we could help them save their trip. We feel so good when we can actually make someones day. God bless you guys. Can't wait to see you next time. More 

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Additional Information about Golden Bear Cottages Resort

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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