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Big Bear Lodge

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“new owners”(7 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsnew ownersbed was comfortablelate checkenjoyed our visitrestaurants and shoppingnew carpetno troublekitchen sinkfree wifimini fridgein townalpena areawould stay here againsarahmotelstoveac
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful New Owners and great accommodations !! Super lake view and hospitality !! I’ll be back for visit #3 soon :). Clean and inviting rooms and a great continental breakfast. I slept really great !More

Thank Patrick H
Response from Jacobus E, Owner at Big Bear LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Patrick, we are always so pleased to have return visits - it is such a compliment for our housekeepers and ourselves because we take it as a sign that you noticed their efforts! But more importantly, we also like to see our great...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is our second stay here but the first with the new owners. We enjoyed our visit last time and it was even better this trip. The new owners have upgraded the rooms and the love and hard work they put in really shows. But...More

Thank aregier
Response from Jacobus E, Owner at Big Bear LodgeResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you so very very much, it makes it all worthwhile when one’s efforts are noticed. But I have to say that we think it is really our great guests (like yourselves) who make the place so much fun for us.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Very nice people and very close to the beach restaurants and shopping If you need anything the people are great and helpful and they have on out door pool it is a motel and all on one floor no stairs :)

Thank aspecialheart
Response from Jacobus E, Owner at Big Bear LodgeResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, we love it when our guests enjoy their stay with us.

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Stayed at Big Bear Lodge a few days ago. We rented the two bedroom suite nearest the office and were quite surprised. The rooms were clean, more than aptly furnished with cooking gear and glass ware. It was a cold afternoon and management quickly responded...More

1  Thank DickMcD
Management response:Responded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review! We really enjoy meeting our guests and making new friends. Cody & Hanlie

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The owners of the hotel are trying hard. Nice hanging baskets while you sit in chairs outside. Beds comfy. Bathroom small, but good shower. Could add shelf to place personals. Room clean. Looks like new carpet. Giving it a 3 out of 5 as we...More

Thank Laura L
Management response:Responded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words, Laura. We have now just about completed all the upgrades Hanlie wanted us to do and I have even hunted down the missing knobs 😄 - Cody

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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Price range
US$ 73 - US$ 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$ 73 - US$ 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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debbietedrick
15 August 2015|
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Response from Jacobus E | Property representative |
No pets allowed, sorry. It is just too expensive to deep clean rooms after a pet was in there.
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Doreen K
8 February 2015|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
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"No idea first time we have stayed there. I believe they are working on the rooms on the side yet not sure."
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"My best advice is to book a room somewhere else in town - but you have very few choices."
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"clean and affordable"
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"We were in room 25 which faced the road. We didn't notice road noise at night for some reason."
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