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“Very nice place” 5 of 5 stars
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Big Bear Frontier Cabins & Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   40472 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315   |  
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Big Bear Lake
Yucca Valley, California, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Very nice place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

It was very nice and central to everything you might want to do. The property was very clean and the staff very friendly and helpful with all our needs. The cabins are really nice and clean. We parked our truck and never had to drive, the village and lake are in walking distance.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Pros:
- walking distance to the lake and the village!
- everything looks clean and neat, what is a huge plus for me!
- kitchen has stove, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, and utensils that look like new. If you plan to stay longer time in Big Bear you can save some money not going to restaurants...
- bed in the bedroom is very comfy (according to my mother in law. By the way, she loves the place and the atmosphere).

Cons:
- the pull down wall bed is horrible! I don't know if it was because I never had slept in this type of bed. But my husband and I couldn't sleep very well. The springs were noise and we woke up with our backs hurting...
- it doesn't have a light inside the shower, so when you close the curtain it is too dark. It's not a problem to me, but my father in law didn't like it at all.

I could give this place a 5 rating if instead of a pull down wall bed it offered another regular bed.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ryan V, General Manager at Big Bear Frontier Cabins & Hotel, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Many of the pro's you stated are the reason we have so many repeat guests. We strive to be the best property in Big Bear. I do, however, apologize that you were uncomfortable with your bed in your cabin.

It is my hope that you will come visit us again! We do offer cabins with more than one bedroom which could suit your family's needs.

Again, thank you for your recent stay and your review.

Ryan Vasquez
General Manager
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Irvine, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We decided to take the dogs and do an overnight stay in Big Bear. This place was great! VERY pet friendly, walking distance to the village, and by the lake!


We rented Cabin #3, it was a 1 bedroom cabin with a full kitchen, sofa bed, fireplace and little patio. I believe it was $89.00 a night plus $15.00 pet fee (per pet/per nt). Since we visited in November there was a little snow out and it was pretty chilly! The cabin was very well insulated, and the heater worked great, in fact we got too hot at times!

There are many cabins to choose from as well as a hotel on the premises. The hotel is actually right next to the lake. Depending on the cabin you get, you can have a pretty good view of the lake. The lodge has an assortment of board games you can play and take back to your room as well as movies to rent. If you decide to hang out in the lodge and play pool, you are allowed to bring your dogs in too!

Next time I'm in Big Bear I'll definitely be staying here again!

Make sure you to talk to David when booking, very friendly guy and will help you out if you are unfamiliar with the area!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ryan V, General Manager at Big Bear Frontier Cabins & Hotel, responded to this review, November 8, 2012
Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. I am glad that you and your pets enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you will choose our property again when you're in Big Bear.

Ryan Vasquez
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Los Angeles CA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I've stayed here a few times and have enjoyed it. The staff is friendly. The cabins are fun to stay in and aren't too rustic since they have microwaves, etc. It's nice to have a real fireplace.
The location is excellent. There is a beach right there, a little dock, round tables with umbrellas, picnic tables, and grills. You can walk to the town for lunch, dinner, shopping, and drinks later on in the evening and not have to worry about that drive back! It's only a few minutes to walk to a boat ride on the lake in one direction and the luge ride in the other.
My only negative is that the TVs need to be updated. It's only $200 for a 32" HDTV flat screen. I'm not sure why hotels continue to hang on to those big hard to watch tubes.
Whether you want to relax or have some fun, Big Bear Frontier Cabins & Hotel is a great option.

Room Tip: Call instead of booking online. The staff is very good about helping you find what you want.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sherman Oaks, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

My wife and I came here last year for a quick night out of town and had a blast. The cabins are great. The location is perfect for walking to the village. It's also right on the lake and our dog had a blast playing on the beach. We're going back again soon.

Room Tip: Get a cabin. They have rooms too but the cabins win.
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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El Cajon, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Cindy answered my call for a reservation and was very professional and helpful. Less than five minutes of hanging up the phone, she sent me a confirmation email. The location is great and the rooms are clean.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Escondido, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Great place to stay while we were exploring the trails in Big Bear with our 4 wheel drive Xterra. Actually up here on a referral from a friend who has stayed here in the past, and we really enjoyed it. Very clean, and centrally located. We liked the fact that our room had a coffee maker and microwave...easy mornings to get up and go. A big thanks to Cyndi and David for helping to book our group up here. This will be our "go to" lodging location for all Southern California Club Xterra runs, including future CANVAZ events.

Room Tip: Rent a cabin, well worth the extra $$$.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Big Bear Frontier Cabins & Hotel

Address: 40472 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Location: United States > California > Big Bear Region > Big Bear Lake
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Big Bear Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Big Bear Frontier Cabins & Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Big Bear Frontier is located on Big Bear Lake with 600 feet of private beachfront. We have 57 lovely cabins and motel rooms, all decorated in lodge pole mountain motif. Be sure to bring your beach towels and plan to Barbeque on one of our many grills, located around the property. Our beautiful grounds feature large lawns and giant pine trees. ... more   less 
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