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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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  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just what we were looking for in a peaceful rustic cabin in the mountains would recommend it to anyone. I know where to go when we come back to the mountains. Close to everything but outside of the hustle and bustle of downtown. Our 5yr old said that this was her favorite place!!!! Having the fenced back yard for our... More 

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San Leandro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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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Papa Donato, Owner at Golden Bear Cottages Resort, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to accommodate your special needs. We are happy you had a good flight and we certainly appreciate your review. God bless. More 

Ventura, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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