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Motel 6 Big Bear

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The last time we stayed here, in 2008, my review was 5-star. Unfortunately, this week's experience was very different. If I were rating only the staff, and their positive and friendly attitude toward customer service, it would be stellar. They are stand-out employees, in a very difficult industry. The negatives this time however, outweighed the positives to the extent that...

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Worst experience I've ever had. Checked into room on 7/9 around 5, left and came back around 11 only to find NO PARKING space at all. Went into the office and asked what to do. The woman working basically didn't care and said it wasn't their problem. There were other people there as well and all of us looking at...

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Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I made a solo overnight trip to Big Bear the last weekend in June. The Motel 6 was the best price I could find, so since I was alone I thought I would try it. The grounds and outer buildings are about what you would expect from a budget motel. However when I entered the room, it appeared to have...

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Pomona
Reviewed 20 June 2016

They will leave the light on for ya...out side the room so bright you could read just not good for sleeping. The a/c quit n the night and started blowing scalding hot air, so yeah that sucked. No shampoo no hair dryer or other things one expects. The room seemed clean and was comfy enough till a/c went out.

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Laguna Woods, California
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This Motel 6 is great. The rooms are clean and newly renovated, Rates are very reasonable They very generously allowed us early check-in the tv has good channels, they let you bring your dog The heater works The neighborhood is nice It is located close to two major grocery stores & other shopping.... Thank you Tom Bodette Only downside is...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This place is a good bargain for what you pay per night. The motel is near a mexican food restaurant, but is also located right on the main road through Big Bear. We brought our dogs, as did other guests. The bathroom is difficult to move around in, due to its size, but it was clean. Walls are thin, so...

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California
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Rooms have been fully renovated for this Motel 6 location. Wood flooring, updated bathrooms, new paint, and flat screen TV made our stay more enjoyable. And its cleaner now. No signs of ants and or cockroaches. And still the cheapest in town. What i like with Motel 6 is their reservation policy. You dont need to pay in advance. You...

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Ukiah, California
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Right by the lakes road and close to town. Even had a sledding facility next door.pool was close but it was freezing outside so I wouldn't have used it anyhow. The area is so nice that I didn't care I was at motel 6

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I recently stayed at this Motel 6 on a trip to the area. The motel had easy access to both Highways, was quite, comfortable, allowed pets for no additional charge, and was a great price to stay. The room was small, but was packed with amenities and had enough room for me to pop up a dog kennel inside. Lots...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I spent 2 nights here, my expectation that on the plan as "Just for leave the luggage, sleep and shower" easy and quick check-in/out. Conn: Free coffee only have on 6-10am, no free wifi and paid wifi quality is not good. bad mobile signal area. if you are mobile/social aholic. i'm not recommend.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Big Bear CA is located 3 miles from Big Bear's World Class Skiing and 1 mile from Big Bear Lake. The Convention Center, home of Octoberfest, is across the street. Enjoy Wi-Fi, available in all modern guest rooms for a fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Big Bear

Address: 42899 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
Region: United States > California > Big Bear Region
Price Range: $72 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Big Bear 2*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Big Bear Hotel Big Bear Lake
Motel 6 Big Bear Lake
Motel Six Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake Motel 6
Big Bear Lake Motel Six
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