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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Motel 6 is a simple chain, and one should not experct too much. Having said that, Big Bear Motel 6 is among the better ones. With two doublr bads, a very clean room and very friendly service (Hi Allen!) we had all we needed. A bonus was the good recommendation to the best local restaurant.

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riverside
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98 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This was our 2nd time to enjoy the Big Bear Oktoberfest. The Motel is a short two minute walk to the festivities!!! The room we stayed overlooked the venue (Room 248)... The rooms are remodeled with IKEA type furniture and the twin beds are comfortable...The flooring consisted of laminate and gave a clean look....Bring a hairdryer none is provided...Towels are... More 

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Burbank, California
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This was our first experience with Motel 6 in Big Bear. We stayed on a Saturday night in September trying to escape the heat from SoCal. We checked in, easily, and headed to the room. This particular room did have a slight cigarette smell, although it was a non-smoking room. I called the office to see if we could switch... More 

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Thank ItsJustDrea
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Husband, myself and kids decides to take a trip to Big Bear last minute.. we were originally looking for a cabin, but being that he wanted to go on Labor Day weekend everything was booked. I saw the reviews on the Motel 6 and I wasn't great so I was a little iffy. but I went ahead and made the... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

It's been a long time since I've stayed in a Motel 6 after having many lackluster experiences. I have to say that this last minute booking has warmed me back up to the chain. The price was reasonable, the customer service at the front desk was warm, inviting, and friendly, and the room was great. The room was clean, comfortable,... More 

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Thank CDPorche
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

A bit cleaner than your average motel 6, clean and reasonably comfortable. No in room amenities. You get what you pay for. Pool was covered and not available even though it was summer. Not close to much for walking distance. Overall not bad for this chain

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Thank Edger P
Big Bear Region, California
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Had to book two rooms for some guests at 10pm on a Tuesday night. Glad M6 was open late. My guests called me at 7am the next morning stating ants were crawling on them and in their bed all night and the air conditioner did not work all night with 75 degree night temps. That was just the beginning of... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Big Bear, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your concerns. Please know the service issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We invite you to contact our Guest Relations at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide a better guest experience in the future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

I got one of the remodeled rooms. It is nice and modern. The price was great and the front desk and cleaning people were all very nice and helpful. There is no air conditioning in the rooms so I had to leave my window open to stay cool and that made my room kind of noisy. Not an issue if... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Customer service delightful. People were courteous. Room i small but we only spent one night. It was clean and heater was quiet. We liked it very much. I was located right next to the snow slop and we enjoyed going there! We shall return! Leave the light on.

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Monrovia, CA
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Arriving in Big Bear for the Holcomb Valley Trail race, I found the Big Bear Motel quite reasonable, clean, comfortable and close by Big Bear Lake and the locals hiking trails and campgrounds. Sean the front desk manager was very friendly and accommodating, making sure I got checked in Ok and recommending good places to eat. I travel a lot... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $68 - $349 (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
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Big Bear Lake Motel Six
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“Avoid snowmaking season!”
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“No elevators to second floor.”
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