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singapore
Reviewed 11 March 2011

We stayed here for 4 nights to ski and it was amazing. No regrets at all. There are several stand alone ranches here, most of them you can park right in front , which is great for skis and boards. Ours had a front deck and back deck with barbeque (it was too cold for us though!) The room had...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 February 2011

We stayed here with our two girls, 5 and 6. They had a great time exploring the property and petting the animals. They couldn't get enough of feeding the llamas. We went to a big snow play area and put down fifty bucks to play but after a couple of hours the girls wanted to go back to feed the...

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2Thank THOWARD1
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2011

Big Bear Lake was a welcome change from the smog and congestion of the coast. We booked the Hideaway cabin online and it was just what we needed - 3 bedrooms so the kids could have a room each, a kitchen so we could cook, a fireplace for atmosphere, a TV and DVD player, some alpacas and rabbits for the...

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Woodland Hills, California
Reviewed 3 February 2011

We come up to the lake 2 or 3 times a year and ALWAYS stay at the Pine Knot Guest ranch. The rooms are clean, the grounds are spacious, the management very helpful, a great place in the snow for kids, the pet llamas, everything. We love to hike and the inn is nicely located between several trailheads and the...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 February 2011

If you have a dog, you may not have many choices...... but next time I will try to figure out something else. I stayed at one of the cottages that they manage for someone else (Little Bear cottage, I think it was called.) The downstairs bedroom was FREEZING, as was the only bathroom. I was shocked that they didn't have...

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3Thank treex3
Lucky0ne, Owner at Pine Knot Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We are sorry this guest did not enjoy her stay in this Vacation Home (not part of Pine Knot Guest Ranch). We tested the heat dish space heater and found that it did work safely. The hazard noise only comes on if it is moved while operating. This heater does not get hot to the touch so is safe around...

poway
Reviewed 22 December 2010

We had a terrible experience at this inn. Our cabin was very dirty (coffee filter with old coffee still in machine, blankets smelled) and broken (oven didn't heat accurately, shade broke when it was pulled). Shower got hot then cold and tub/sink drains were backed up. We left early. Left an item in the cabin. Called to ask for it...

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Lucky0ne, Owner at Pine Knot Guest Ranch, responded to this review

We did follow up on the housekeeping issues, and found only 1 drain was slow, which was easily corrected. The guest was given a partial refund due to their dissatisfaction. We paid the shipping on the lost item which was returned within 3 days of their check out. Unfortunately this guest arrived during a record rain storm which prevented them...

Norwalk, CA
Reviewed 22 October 2010

We've been guests of Gloria's now for about 3 years. We have usually just stayed at the Hideaway, which is great. This time we stayed at cabin 18. We were very pleasantly surprised at the size and condition of the cabin. Extremely clean and fresh, everything worked properly, and our dog loved it! This was the first time we have...

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3Thank BigBearLover
La Jolla
Reviewed 14 September 2010

We have come for 16 years as our kids grew up. In the snow, in the summer, in between. There is not a season this place is not perfect. We hike, we boat, we fish, we dance, we pet the bunny and feed the llamas, we shop, we bowl and we go to dinner (Jacalistos Diablo shrimp) all within a...

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Burbank, CA
Reviewed 12 July 2010

On a whim I booked a cabin at the Pine Knot Guest Ranch after reading an article in the LA Times on best places to take your dog for vacation. The price was REALLY reasonable being summer and all, and AFTER the 4th of July. This place is fabulous! We are in cabin #14 which is spacious, clean and quiet....

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yucaipa
Reviewed 29 June 2010

I've stayed in Big Bear numerous times and this was our 2nd stay at Pine Knot Guest Ranch. We stayed in the secluded "Brookes Bridle Sweet" located on a bluff overlooking the property. The cabin was very comfy, the hot tub spectacular and view breathtaking. We have decided that we will only stay here on our visits in the future....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 8 cabins on two peaceful acres and we manage 10 Vacation Homes that sleep from 2 - 12 Guests. We have Lakefront Homes with Boat Docks and garages. We have Lakeview Homes. NO RESORT FEES. All walking distance to the Village and lake. All Resort Cabins have in-room whirlpool tub, fireplace, kitchenette or kitchen, and porch. Free Wi-Fi. Pet friendly. Visit our bunnies and take the llamas for a walk. Sledding when snow permits. Most cabins for 2 or 4, one for up to 6. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pine Knot Guest Ranch

Address: 908 Pine Knot Avenue, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Region: United States > California > Big Bear Region > Big Bear Lake
Price Range: $62 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“We liked 14...they all seemed nice”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethd430, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cabin 19 has a cook top, but is a little smaller and is far from the wifi access point.”
 of 5 bubbles jennythomas74, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cabin #17 is on the end, so we chose it so it would be quieter for the dogs.”
 of 5 bubbles lslucchini, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 20 is a bit removed from other cabins, if you like a little more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles melissac801, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in cozy cabin 16 for the weekday special, it was great”
 of 5 bubbles philipmE6432EA, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
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