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Imperial Beach, California
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Several times a year to escape the confusion and noise of the city I travel to Idyllwild. This is a charming mountain town less than two hours from San Diego and Los Angeles providing a variety of shops and galleries and restaurants. Almost every weekend there will be an event-a concert, a film festival, a parade. I stay at the...

1Thank David G
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Not bad for $109 per night. Small air conditioner not able to keep the room cool during afternoon.Took two fans to make the temperature tolerable. Never had issue with hearing neighbors that other reviews have commented on.

2Thank Lori R
Redlands, California
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Looking for a siren get-away for a couple of days? Strawberry Creek Inn Bunkhouse or their sister property, Strawberry Creek Inn B&B are a great choice. First impressions are always a must and though the landscape is a bit tired at the Bunkhouse, the facilities are looking fine. The nitty pine and peck cedar walls and ceiling are immaculate. A...

1Thank JosephEllis
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We arrived on Friday afternoon with our 3 year old grandson in tow so my husband could go hiking on Mt. San Jacinto the next morning. In light of the comments that stated "walls are paper thin" we prepped our toddler to use a quiet voice so we would not disturb the other guests. He was great...it was the rude...

2Thank Sue K
Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

My wife, dog, and I spent two nights at the bunkhouse. As said in previous reviews, this inn has pluses and minuses. In the end, I think the positive attributes win out. The couple that runs the property is very nice and accommodating. The room itself was small and clean, but could use updating - specifically in the shower. The...

3Thank pkashinsky
San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 March 2014

The price was right so my fiance stayed here for two nights while we explored Idyllwild for the first time. We loved the cabin-feel to it, and the balcony overlooking the forrest was perfect for enjoying a bottle of wine. The location is great, we just walked into town every day/night so we didn't have to drive. The walls are...

4Thank Colleen M
Los Angeles
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We're just back from a two night stay at the Bunkhouse. It was very clean with a nice, woodsy vibe. Staff, especially Holly, were quite friendly and accommodating. Before booking, though, you may want to consider: It was built in the 50's with no sound insulation between rooms. The rooms are very small. Our bathroom was 3' x 5'. Breakfast...

3Thank moorpwr
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 12 March 2014

The Bunkhouse is a great place if you want to get away. If you want a babysitter for your kids, dog park, theme park rides, a pool, TV, etc. then this isn't for you. This is the place you go when you've had enough of that stuff. The rooms are are clean, you can prepare a sandwich, make coffee, stroll...

2Thank Tim S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

We came with our son, his friend, and our dog. The rooms were very small, the heater noisy, the walls too thin, the shower was like a camp shower, the 1 positive were the scones, they were delicious. I would never stay here again.

1Thank sandyolick
Southern California
Reviewed 17 December 2013

We got "that" deal through Amazon local, and our stay was all right! Cozy room - yes, definitely old style, but came with frig, 2-burner cooktop (which we did not need/use), kitchen sink with dishes, utensils, soap etc, mini-coffee maker, coffee, sugars, creamers. Unfortunately, no microwave, at least in our unit, and no tea. Room was dark, and there was...

3Thank SoCalGal52

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seated on a hillside overlooking the San Jacinto State Forest, the Idyllwild Bunkhouse is an affordable, eco-friendly mountain lodge tailor-made for hikers, rock-climbers, fisherman, mountain-bikers, or those of us who wouldn't dare head to the mountains without the kids or the pets. From camping-themed rooms with knotty pine interiors and vaulted open-beamed ceilings, to tastefully furnished cabins built with privacy in mind, every Bunkhouse accommodation has a kitchen/kitchenette, private balcony with stunning forest views, Aloe Vera bath amenities, free wi-fi and satellite television. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Idyllwild Bunkhouse

Address: 25525 Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549 (Formerly Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse)
Region: United States > California > Idyllwild
Price Range: $141 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Idyllwild Bunkhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse Hotel Idyllwild
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“Get one with AC.”
 of 5 bubbles SierraDan, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get one of the cabins if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles castaicresident, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Hard to say, all rooms are quiet, clean and adequate. The (included) morning breakfast basket was great”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbN213WA, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one away from the road, Room 10 is in the middle. Otherwise book cabin 2”
  • View from the balcony
 of 5 bubbles Mari07, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were never able to get the wifi to work.”
 of 5 bubbles 536suannes, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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