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Golden Bear Cottages Resort

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“the kitchen”(31 reviews)
“the cottages”(17 reviews)
“honey pot”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We had a family reunion last summer at Golden Bear Cottages. It was so wonderful that our entire family decided to return in the winter during the snow season. We booked seven cabins for this weekend and have been holding our breath due to low...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Our family stayed in their beautiful 5 bedroom two story cabin called Bearberry Manor for the long MLK holiday weekend. We had a fabulous experience. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook and serve our meals (fresh coffee, utensils and dishes,...More

Thank dclaus47
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The concept of being in a small cottage enjoying a open fire was amazing. Our family of 17 had a blast at 9k elevation surrounded by nothing but trees and cold air. We were hoping for a white Christmas, but that did not happen this...More

Thank Earl J
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The cabins are well decorated and very clean. They are close by to the center of town for shopping and restaurants. They usually have a special if you spend a few nights with them. They offer good parking if you have a big family or...More

Thank ZMBEKLR
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to go as a couple or with family. Very warm and peaceful. Beautiful location and great staff! Been here 4 times and hoping for many more visits. Beautiful scenery. We went in the slow season and was given a wonderful upgrade...More

Thank Ronnie R
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Details
Price range
US$ 118 - US$ 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 118 - US$ 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Big Bear Region
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (91)
Room & Suite (210)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (3)
Amenities (17)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Roderick C
4 November 2017|
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Response from Roderick C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but security deposit was not given after days of calling them in fact we have to dispute to our credit card company. Also as for carpets. Its really filthy as if you entered a garage service
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chrissy s
28 July 2016|
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Response from LMDU | Property representative |
There was actually no fraudulent charge. The guest that wrote that was upset because an online reservation was made and he was charged for it and said he did not want the reservation. I have refunded that guest for that... More
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mommacoby
20 May 2015|
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Response from lisaduran | Property representative |
We are about 6 miles from BBHS
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"Golden Bear 's cottages are comfortable, have nice furniture, and above all, are clean and cozy."
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"They have all sizes of cabins available. See the website"
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"You can bring pets, bring them inside at nights; there is wild life in Big Bear. The kitchens are well..."
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"The outdoor laundry is closed starting in October. The heated pool closes in late October too, but the..."
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