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Chula Vista, California
Reviewed 21 October 2012

While there are mostly cabins here, we stayed in one of the motel-type rooms, Buck. It was a warm weekend during the day, but got pretty cool at night, so this end room was really nice with windows on 3 sides that opened. There was a fireplace for cooler evenings and also a wall heater with a thermostat. The bed...

3Thank bshelhuntr
BigBearBlueSky, Owner at Grey Squirrel Resort, responded to this review

You are great to come back after 10 years. Thank you for the review and I hope you don't wait another 10 years!!!

Costa Mesa, CA
Reviewed 10 October 2012

We called Grey Squirrel Resort after trying several other places in the area the same morning of our stay. They had one cabin left and we took it. We stayed in the Coyote cabin, which has it's own little driveway off of HWY 18. The Cabin was just fine for us...decorated a bit like Grandma's house from the 80's, but...

2Thank Kinikin
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 4 July 2012

My husband kids and I stayed in the badger and loved it! It is a nice clean cabin with hardwood floors and a beautiful kitchen. Also it has a little gated area so we were able to leave the cabin door open and not worry about my black lab running out. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the utensils....

5Thank Stephanie R
Rancho Mirage, California
Reviewed 3 June 2012

My husband and I just completed a 3 night stay in the cabin called Moose at the Grey Squirrel Resort. This little one bedroom cabin exceeded our expectations by a long shot. It had a generous sized living room, dining area and bedroom with a full bath. The kitchen was clean and well stocked with all the dishes and utensils...

5Thank dogmother36668
BigBearBlueSky, Owner at Grey Squirrel Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your nice review. It makes owning this proerty worthwhile after 25 years of trying to appeal to customers like you! I remember you, I was the one wrestling with trying to catch a gopher in the grass! See you soon

Wrightwood, California
Reviewed 14 May 2012

After some tough weeks, work-wise and while building a small home as well, it was suggested by a friend of mine to "escape" for a little weekend getaway and what better way to enjoy such a mini vacation, then to plan it on Mother's Day weekend... the crowds of ski season were gone and there were a few weeks to...

2Thank Luv2Travel4662
BigBearBlueSky, Owner at Grey Squirrel Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your nice review. We have recently switched over to the "European-type" bedding which provides a more inviting, comfortable and clean experience with the extra pillows and sheets. We are older but unique in our presentation. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 March 2012

This was not our first visit to the Grey Squirrel Resort, and for good reason. This is a fun little hideaway resort, where you can stay in a motel style room, or a cabin. It is not new or fancy, but it is "clean, comfortable and friendly". Has a good size jacuzzi, and I appreciated that no children are allowed...

1Thank Remlapm
Orange, California
Reviewed 10 February 2012

this place is clean and nice - nothing super special kinda older but its central location and its parking is good - you get the feeling that you are in your far away babin but near others. they keep the grounds clean and nice - they also have available other homes for rent off the main property. the heating is...

2Thank JohnSarfati
BigBearBlueSky, Owner at Grey Squirrel Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do Manage Vacation Rental Homes around the Grey Squirrel Resort proper, which can give you a different perspective on the lake, new or whatever. The Resort is older almost"historic" so indeed takes even more care in updating, re-modeling and re-decorating. We are always trying. Thanks for noticing!

Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Beware the fine print; internet only works at the front desk if you're staying in one of the cabins. Might not be a problem in the summer, but when its snowing and you're stuck in doors its a pain. TV has maybe 15 channels so that's not much comfort. Staff was also rather rude when we asked about wifi. Other...

Thank RichNewark
BigBearBlueSky, Owner at Grey Squirrel Resort, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't necessarily enjoy your stay. Wifi has 2 antennas but Charter cable does go in and out if we are having storms. We now have an upgrade with the 2 nd antenna, but can't guarantee storms. Cable TV has expanded stations, 2-74 and you have a Flatscreen and a TV in every bedroom. I don't want to be...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 January 2012

This place is okay, very rustic, as you would expect from a cabin rental in Big Bear. It's a five minute drive from the Village. Unfortunately we had two major issues with this place. Firstly, when we lit the open fire in our cabin (it was called Beaver), it completely smoked out our entire cabin. When we arrived we noticed...

Thank canyonmom
BigBearBlueSky, Owner at Grey Squirrel Resort, responded to this review

I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. Bunk beds can be difficult as the matress sets on a board but I thank you for your comments and will check it out. As far as the fireplace, the grate must be puhed to the back of the firebox or it will try and draw air from the room verses...

Heber, California
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Stayed in Mink cabin. The location was good close to Alpine Magic Mountain and not too far from the Village and city grocery stores. Well equiped kitchen. Fireplace was great. Not a 5 star but it is a cabin so it worked out fine. Stayed for new year's eve so was a little pricey but fits quite a few guests....

Thank 32332Michelle

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grey Squirrel offers cabins on a 3 acre park-like setting, for individuals, families and groups. There is a seasonal heated pool and indoor jacuzzi (adults), volleyball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, croquet, basketball,and even a chipping area. The Grey Squirrel also has Vacation Homes all within a 2 block radius of the resort, providing larger accommodations with various amenities like private jacuzzi's and Pool Tables. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grey Squirrel Resort

Address: 39372 Big Bear Blvd, CA 92315
Region: United States > California > Big Bear Region
Price Range: ₹ 10,394 - ₹ 18,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grey Squirrel Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Grey Squirrel Hotel Big Bear Lake
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