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Sleepy Forest Cottages

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   400 S Eureka, CA 92315
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here several times in one of the cabins nestled in the woods. Some have real fireplaces and some gas. Some have a jacuzzi tub in the room.... NICE!! We love how quiet and peaceful it is. The cabins are immaculately clean, cozy and the beds so comfortable!! The staff (especially Josh) is WONDERFUL!! You can get firewood,... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

we stayed in a small queen studio cottage for two nights. our cottage was clean, cozy, and very cute, decorated with an apple motif. i was worried that it would be too small, but the size was fine for us. the cottage is nestled in the woods and a short walk to the lake. it is in a great location... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We and another couple rented cottages to check out Big Bear. What a pleasant experience. The cottages were very clean, located in a nice area, and well attended by the owners. We highly recommend Sleepy Forest and will return. I highly recommend that you select Sleepy Forest for a wonderful experience.

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Laguna Hills, California
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We booked the Honeymoon suite for a couple of nights and it was absolutely amazing! It's very cozy and the wood burning fireplace sets the mood. Outside there is a large grassy area that's pretty much your own and it comes with a charcoal barbecue. 7-11 and MacDonald's are a quick 2minute walk away. The staff here are extremely helpful... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Sweet little cottage decorated farm style. We had a wonderful day skiing at Snow summit just minutes from the cottage. Everything was perfect and I would love to go back one day. The best thing was to open log fire which made it really cozy. And a spa bath after skiing was very welcome to ease tired muscles.

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

First of all I was extremely concerned when we arrived at our cabin mainly because I've seen the pictures on the website and read the reviews but when something seems too good to be true it probably is. In this case it was true! We arrived late on 1/22...Martin Luther King day. We were driving down from Vegas but didn't... More

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Fontana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed at Cathy's Cottages as a weekend getaway from my wife's grad school, and we really had the perfect weekend. Our cottage was homely, spacious, and had full amenities. It really felt more like a second home than any hotel, and the owner's friendliness was more like a host than just a hotel staffer. Even outside of the main... More

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Sleepy Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Hello, thanks so much for this nice review. We are very pleased to be referred to as a second home by any of our guests. It is our goal to have that kind of atmosphere and experience for everyone. We hope to see you again soon! Take Care. Josh P., Manager. More

Big Bear Lake
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Clean, cute and quick service checking in. The room was just what we needed and we enjoyed the fireplace. If I could change anything it would be to have a softer bed as the bed was a bit hard for my arthritic body. The other was the light from the porch and parking lot lights that would be best blocked... More

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sleepyforestcottages, Manager at Sleepy Forest Cottages, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for the nice review! We are sorry to hear that the bed was not comfortable for you. We are always replacing, changing and updating beds for this reason. They are often too soft or too hard for different guests. We hope you can come stay again and try a different cottage and bed, give us a call!... More

Marina Del Rey, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

It's been nearly a week since my husband and I returned from our mini-honeymoon here. We stayed in cabin 201. We had a wonderful time and I am already longing to return. Our cabin was great, there was a separate bedroom from the main living area, which had both a jacuzzi tub and a wood-burning fireplace. We made use of... More

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phoenix, az
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

stayed in cabin #1 for 5 days during the first week of november and couldn't be happier. being a long time user and believer in trip advisor, i was only able to find this property after considerable research. not sure what "specialty lodging" exactly means, but this is where sleepy forest falls as far as categories goes. if you just... More

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Address: 400 S Eureka, CA 92315
Location: United States > California > Big Bear Region
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sleepy Forest Cottages 3*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Celebrating over 30 years in Big Bear, since 1/22/80. Our family pioneered the popular Jacuzzi Bath in front of the Fireplace in 1985, asking, "Romance, when was the last time?" The Pool Family invites you to stay in the nicest family lodges around. Sleepy Forest Cottages - the original Studios, Suites, Jacuzzi Rooms and Family Cabins, Cathy's Cottages - Our most romantic Jacuzzi Bath-Tub Honeymoon Suites, or our New Vacation Home Rentals - Walking distance from the ski slopes, on the lake, or backed-up to the woods, featuring Full-Size Spa's, pool tables, foosball tables, and more! ... more   less 
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