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Big Bears Lodge

344 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Nice little warm (friendly) cozy lodge by Mt. Snow. There are many reasons to recommend it: It was perfect for what we were looking for. We were a ski club group of about 30. Hot tub (a requirement for a ski lodging place in my opinion-important for those sore skiing muscles. I think it could seat 8 at a time.... More

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Calabash, North Carolina, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stay at Big Bears Lodge every year to ski at Mt. Snow. The lodge is a wonderful place to stay (and this year was no exception). The owners are so welcoming and try to meet all your expectations. The rooms are not fancy, but they are clean and comfortable. The lodge offers a great breakfast and "afternoon soup and... More

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Hackensack, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This place was incredible, and the owners, Steve and Caroline, were extremely generous and they interacted with their guests.They went out of their way to entertain us and give us exactly what we need. Every time we visit Mount Snow, we will always stay here, and I wouldn't want to stay anywhere else. The breakfast is amazing too; they made... More

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This has been our 4th year at the Big Bear Lodge of a 35 years of coming up to Vermont for the club. The lodge is a great location right across from the mountain the rooms are big to a good size. Our club brings 15 to 25 people and have always been happy with everything. We have stayed at... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Big Bears Lodge does a fantastic job at giving you everything you need for a ski weekend--comfortable sleeping quarters, common areas to read, write, watch TV, play games, and enjoy a meal. My breakfast was perfect--blueberry muffins made from scratch, creamy scrambled eggs, with a side of bacon( all made to order)and choices of coffee and tea, served in a... More

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Sound Beach, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This place is a through back to 1950!!! Needs a major over haul . Arrived late to find the door from the outside is nailed shut and only access is through the long hallway and down stairs. Breakfast? 1st morning I was told I was late for breakfast at 9:01 am by the rude owner Steve 2nd morning made sure... More

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bigbearslodge, Owner at Big Bears Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Gerard It is not normally good policy for a property to respond to a negative review with anything but an apology and some kind of explanation as to how the property can make the guests stay a much improved experience in the future. However, in this case we will make an exception. Going by your behavior while you stayed... More

Beverly Hills, FL
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The first clue we'd made a mistake was the empty parking lot. The other more obvious indicators was the unfriendly welcome at check-in followed by the lack of cleanliness in the room, 1960's motif, a bathroom full of mold, and bedding that stunk and needed to be thrown in the trash.

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bigbearslodge, Owner at Big Bears Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Harleyman1 We have looked through our reservation records for both December 2013 and January 2014 but have been unable to find a reservation from anyone from Florida. We have therefore been unable to determine which room you are referring to. We have inspected every bathroom but have been unable to find any that have the mold problem that you... More

Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Returned or our 2nd year ski weekend with 4 young children. Not disappointed with the personal service and patience with our family. Basic, clean rooms, no frills with couple large lounging rooms that we all enjoyed. Perfect for a family weekend,

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Michigan, North Dakota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Amenities are non-guaranteed. Falsely advertised hot tub - as it was not functional for our stay. It really ruined the experience as I booked this lodge specifically for the comfort of lounging by the hot tub after a long day of boarding. When brought to the owners attention, no courtesy or care was shown in the slightest. Disappointing to say... More

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North Ridgeville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is our 4th year at Big Bears Lodge and we absolutely love it! Caroline and Steve are the most charming hosts and make you feel like you are "home". We go with a group and therefore the meals are included and the food is wonderful - large cooked-to-order breakfasts and the dinners are exceptional. The rooms are very cozy... More

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Also Known As:
Big Bears Hotel
Big Bears Hotel Dover
Address: 344 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356
Location: United States > Vermont > Dover
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 Specialty lodging in Dover
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Big Bears Lodge offers ideal lodging for visitors to Mount Snow, Vermont. The Mount Snow Ski Resort of Southern Vermont offers something for every taste in every season. ... more   less 

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