We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
8/27/2017 8/28/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Big Bear Lodge

    2052 US Highway 23 S, Alpena, MI 49707-4523
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    8/27/2017 8/28/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    $69
    View Deal
    Traveler (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Similar hotels
    Days Inn Alpena
    508 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Ramada Alpena
    206 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Best Western Of Alpena
    261 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Thunder Bay Resort
    187 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Hillman
     
    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good25%
    • Average15%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible9%
    Travelers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Restaurant
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Big Bear Lodge
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Similar hotels
    Days Inn Alpena
    508 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Ramada Alpena
    206 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Best Western Of Alpena
    261 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Thunder Bay Resort
    187 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Hillman
     
    Rooms
    Aug 27Aug 28
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from $69.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Alpena hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "25531f2b8e88494593bb2c57cedcef0d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1641018,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[116642174],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":69,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"25531f2b8e88494593bb2c57cedcef0d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":69,"lowestMetaPrice":69,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":69,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":69,"lowestMetaPrice":69,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":69,"hotelName":"Big Bear Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjI1NTMxZjJiOGU4ODQ5NDU5M2JiMmM1N2NlZGNlZjBkIiwiQUlLIjoiODExMjkwNjVlMDVmNDg2MmE5Zjc0NGNkYTcwNTMyOWQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/27/2017", "checkOut": "08/28/2017", "lowestPrice": "$69", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"72274746":"Hotwire","110822355":"HotelsCom2IB","116642174":"BookingCom","78986939":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (51)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 50 reviews

    Reviewed July 6, 2017

    Very nice people and very close to the beach restaurants and shopping If you need anything the people are great and helpful and they have on out door pool it is a motel and all on one floor no stairs :)

    Thank aspecialheart
    Response from Jacobus E, Owner at Big Bear LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, we love it when our guests enjoy their stay with us.

    Reviewed June 26, 2017

    Stayed at Big Bear Lodge a few days ago. We rented the two bedroom suite nearest the office and were quite surprised. The rooms were clean, more than aptly furnished with cooking gear and glass ware. It was a cold afternoon and management quickly responded...More

    1  Thank DickMcD
    Management response:Responded June 29, 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review! We really enjoy meeting our guests and making new friends. Cody & Hanlie

    Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

    The owners of the hotel are trying hard. Nice hanging baskets while you sit in chairs outside. Beds comfy. Bathroom small, but good shower. Could add shelf to place personals. Room clean. Looks like new carpet. Giving it a 3 out of 5 as we...More

    Thank Laura L
    Management response:Responded June 29, 2017

    Thank you for your kind words, Laura. We have now just about completed all the upgrades Hanlie wanted us to do and I have even hunted down the missing knobs 😄 - Cody

    Reviewed October 31, 2016

    Needed a place where Dad & I could stay for 3-4 days while we picked up some items from the farm to haul out to PA, and preferred a suite type of set-up with a kitchenette and two separate bedrooms--and didn't want to have to...More

    1  Thank Hexe R
    Reviewed October 24, 2016

    This is a great place! We stayed here for a couple of nights on our way to the UP. After a 16 hour drive, we knew we were going to be getting in late and gave them a call about a late check-in - no...More

    1  Thank aregier
    Similar hotels
    Days Inn Alpena
    508 reviews
    #2 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Ramada Alpena
    206 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Best Western Of Alpena
    261 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Alpena
     
    Thunder Bay Resort
    187 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Hillman
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $75 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda and Hotwire so you can book your Big Bear Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Michigan >
    • Alpena
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (6)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Ramada Alpena
    206 reviews
    2.42 miles away
     
    Best Western Of Alpena
    261 reviews
    1.66 miles away
     
    Days Inn Alpena
    508 reviews
    1.90 miles away
     
    Thunder Bay Resort
    187 reviews
    21.24 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Courtyard Restaurant
    318 reviews
    .06 miles away
    Mangos Mexican Cuisine
    57 reviews
    .21 miles away
    Gen-Ar's
    30 reviews
    .12 miles away
    Mancino's Pizza & Grinders
    25 reviews
    .16 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
    249 reviews
    1.69 miles away
    Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
    81 reviews
    1.65 miles away
    Island Park & Wildlife Sanctuary
    45 reviews
    2.26 miles away
    Besser Museum
    64 reviews
    2.33 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Doreen K
    February 8, 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
    Type in Google, Pope's Schedule, and you will get an idea of when he is in Rome. Also, you will get information on Papal audiences. All the best Paul
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "No idea first time we have stayed there. I believe they are working on the rooms on the side yet not sure."
    Read review
    "My best advice is to book a room somewhere else in town - but you have very few choices."
    Read review
    "clean and affordable"
    Read review
    "We were in room 25 which faced the road. We didn't notice road noise at night for some reason."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing