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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

We just returned from a 4 night stay as Glacier Lodge in lodge 17. The accommodation and surroundings were as expected (and as described by most of the reviews below). The lodge itself was functional, not fancy. It has everything you need though, from a good working fridge and oven to a relatively good bed. The decoration is 'rustic' in... More 

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Kathy H, Owner at Glacier Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Balboa Island, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I starting going to the original Glacier Lodge when there was actually a Glacier Lodge 1967. It burned down about 20 something years ago. There were plans to re build it but it so far has not happened. See LA times article several years ago. I have stayed in the little cabins many times and have had many great memories... More 

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Kathy H, Owner at Glacier Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review i think, unfortunately re-building the lodge takes money but we do our best with what we have. we have started re-modeling cabins but i don't see any TV's/WI-FI coming in the near future being that we are located at 8000ft with towering mountains all around us. We also run off of a hydro generator that... More 

Buellton, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Kathy and her crew at Glacier Lodge made it possible for my wife, Vickie, and me to enjoy the mid-elevation of the Sierra Nevada early in the season, as they were open before the Forest Service campgrounds in Big Pine Canyon. Their effort and dedication required to stay one step ahead of Nature to make this happen was evident. We... More 

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Kathy H, Owner at Glacier Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to having you guys again next year. More 

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

Glacier Lodge is the gateway to the high country of Big Pine Creek and the seven lake basin. It was a favorite backpacking area for my wife and I for week long trips up to the higher lakes and the Palisade Glacier. My wife can't handle the back packs any more but we still love the mountains and came here... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Started coming up here in 2014. Been here 4 weekends in 2015 so far. Stayed in a cabin every time. Would drive on 395 up to Mammoth skiing every year from LA and wonder what was up in these eastern Sierra canyons. Did a little research but not much information is available. We were pleasantly surprised when we found Glacier... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

A large family crew slept in their dog friendly 9 person cabin for 3 nights over Labor Day Weekend 2014. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen had plenty of gear and there was a lot of hot water. The immediately nearby long day hikes were strenuous and led us to some awesome views. The waterfalls and lakes are beautiful. We... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Such a beautiful spot - right at the trailhead up into the Palisades above Big Pine, California. These are strenuous day hikes, but worth it. Elevation is nearly 8000 feet at the trailhead. This is a review of the TENT AND RV CAMPSITES only, not the cabins, but the cabins looked tidy and well kept up, and are likely very... More 

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

My wife and our four kids tent camped at site #4 with another friend and his two kids who stayed at site #3 on August 9th thru the 11th and had an absolutely great time. It had all the things we needed to enjoy our stay. It was cool at night and warm during the day. We were within walking... More 

1 Thank Mark L
San Diego, California
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112 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013

The Glacier Lodge is a misnomer. The lodge burned down several years ago and all that remains are several cabins and a small store. The owner is nice and pleasant. The accomodations are very rustic. It is surprising the sign says to clean the cabins before leaving because the cost is over $150.00. It is a bit irritating that the... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

We went to Glacier Lodge to acclimatize for a backpack trip. The cabin we got was fairly clean and somewhat dilapidated. The bed was pretty good, the couch was newish, but you can hardly turn around in the bathroom. The kitchen, dishes, & floor needed a bit of cleaning. The sink was like something out of an old trailer. The... More 

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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer cabins in all shapes and sizes to fit the needs of any family. We also have a campground for the people who enjoy camping in their tent or RV. Inside the store we offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and your taste buds are sure to dance with delight any time of the day. Enjoy a day of relaxing down by our stocked trout pond, which is the perfect spot for the little anglers in the family to experience the thrill of reeling in their own fish. If cooking your catch isn't your cup of tea, bring it by our store to be cooked for a perfect trout dinner ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glacier Lodge

Address: 11 Miles West of Hwy 395, PO Box 307, Big Pine, CA 93513
Location: United States > California > Big Pine
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Glacier Hotel Big Pine
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