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Golden Bear Cottages Resort

Certificate of Excellence
39367 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
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Golden Bear Cottages Resort
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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 1 week ago
Debra T San Leandro, United States
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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San Leandro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very comfortable, cozy cabin. Needed to stay one night. Staff was very friendly and accomodating for my walk-in booking. Arranged a late check-out so that I wasn't stuck waiting at the Ontario airport for my late afternoon flight.

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Ventura, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought a group of 50 Middle School students one weekend and a group of 50 High School students the next weekend, and the location was perfect! The staff was friendly and helpful, the accommodations were the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern amenities, and the kitchen in the big cabin was large enough to cook for 70 people!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My wife and I booked a cabin here for a ski weekend recently, and decided to bring our little Sheltie dog. Didn't realize at the time of booking that only some of the cabins allow pets, and naturally had picked one that didn't. We explained our situation to Lisa at the front desk, and boy did she go the extra... More 

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Highland, California
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 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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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
3 helpful votes 3 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
25 helpful votes 25 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 

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