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Golden Bear Cottages Resort

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  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
3 Star Hotel
Golden Bear Cottages, the best place for lodging accommodations in Big Bear Lake, California. We have 29 cabins to choose from on a historic big five acre resort. Rustic cabins nestled among 200 year old big pines just a block from Big Bear Lake. You will find our clean AAA approved...
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39367 Big Bear Blvd, Mail: P.O. Box 1731, CA 92315
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61.1 km to Palm Springs Municipal Airport
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights during January 2018. Magnificent place. They charged my credit card 100% of the nights late last year, which was ok. HOWEVER!!!! they charged it again 3 more times: early January (+60% MORE), April and May, each time with +60% of the...More

Thank Lorenzo O
Response from LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

This guest disputed his stay with the credit card company and continues to do so. Our system has credited back the deposit and we have documented this with his credit card company. We have also verified with his credit card company that the charges that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great winter experience. Our family booked a large four bedroom cabin for a week. We felt just like it was our own place. The kitchen was fully appointed and it had three bathrooms. We enjoyed daily naid service and they even dug the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing!! This is my new place to stay up at Big Bear. The cabins are very roomy and very clean. I was able to stay in the Honeypot 5 room which had an awesome porch swing that me and my kids loved, as well as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our refrigerator didn't work, and we were told that it was because we put warm water in it. Still, they got it fixed in one day, but it wasn't because of warm water. The spa near the pool was broken and didn't get fixed all...More

Thank davidjankowski
Response from LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your input. I spoke with quite a few of your family members who actually loved their stay and said they’d definitely be back. We he cabins are definitely rustic which is what we pride our property on. It is a historic property...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The cottage we stayed in was sparse which was expected. However, when we reported that our fridge wasn’t working they were not concerned. A “maintenance” man came to look at it and tried to tell us it was the 6 bottles of water we had...More

Thank clearyk72
Response from LMDU, Manager at Golden Bear Cottages ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

As soon as this guest came into the office, we sent maintenance to help her. We tried to adjust the temp and called the refrigerator repairman. He said he’d be there in the afternoon sonin the meantime we allowed the guest to use the refrigerator...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$110 - US$428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$110 - US$428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Roderick C
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Roderick C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but security deposit was not given after days of calling them in fact we have to dispute to our credit card company. Also as for carpets. Its really filthy as if you entered a garage service
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chrissy s
July 27, 2016|
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Response from LMDU | Property representative |
There was actually no fraudulent charge. The guest that wrote that was upset because an online reservation was made and he was charged for it and said he did not want the reservation. I have refunded that guest for that... More
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mommacoby
May 19, 2015|
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Response from lisaduran | Property representative |
We are about 6 miles from BBHS
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Room Tips
"Despite the charging issues, great location in Big Bear, service, beautiful."
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"They have small to large cabin rentals"
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"Get as far away from the road as you can. Get one with screens on the windows."
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"Golden Bear 's cottages are comfortable, have nice furniture, and above all, are clean and cozy."
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