Golden Bear Cottages

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Overview of Golden Bear Cottages

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Golden Bear Cottages

3.0 star property

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
  • Contactless check-out
39367 Big Bear Blvd., Hwy. 18, Big Bear Lake, CA, 92315

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBoulder Bay Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationAspen Glen Picnic Area3 min drive
  • Popular LocationGilner Point4 min drive
  • AirportSan Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.)58 min drive

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Family Cabin, 5 Bedrooms, Kitchen

  • 2100 sq ft
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 20
  • 10 Queen Beds

Family Cabin, 6 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Hill View

  • 2100 sq ft
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 23
  • 1 King Bed, 5 Queen Beds, 3 Twin Beds, 1 Queen Futon, 2 Double Beds and 1 Double Futon

Basic Cottage, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace

  • 400 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Studio, Multiple Beds, Kitchen

  • 495 sq ft
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Futon

Comfort Cottage, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub

  • 602 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 King Bed

Comfort Cottage, Kitchen

  • 796 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Twin Beds and 2 Queen Beds

Family Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Jetted Tub, Poolside

  • 995 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Queen Beds, 2 Double Beds and 1 Twin Bed

Standard Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Kitchen

  • 603 sq ft
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Family Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, Jetted Tub

  • 1800 sq ft
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Queen Beds and 1 Double Bed

Family Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen

  • 1496 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 King Beds, 1 Queen Sofa Bed and 2 Queen Beds OR 4 Queen Beds

Family Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, Fireplace, Lakeside

  • 2000 sq ft
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Queen Beds and 1 King Bed

About this area

Big Bear Lake

Golden Bear Cottages is located in Big Bear Lake. Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Traveling with kids? Consider Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain and Big Bear Solar Observatory. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing and a ski area, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing and snow tubing.

What's nearby

  • Boulder Bay Park - 6 min walk
  • Castle Rock Trail - 2 min drive
  • Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain - 2 min drive
  • Aspen Glen Picnic Area - 3 min drive
  • Gilner Point - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Los Angeles - Ontario Intl. Airport (ONT) - 71 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Golden Bear Cottages

Family-friendly ski cabin with an outdoor pool
Spend your day on the slopes, and return to Golden Bear Cottages to take a dip in an outdoor pool and relax in massage/treatment rooms. All cabins are individually decorated and feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free bottled water. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include washers/dryers, living rooms, and TVs.
Golden Bear Cottages offers 25 accommodations with fireplaces and washers/dryers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers.

This Big Bear Lake cabin provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Premium cable television is provided. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms available. Services include body treatments.

Languages spoken

English, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA), SafeHome (VRMA & VRHP), and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Cross-country skiing and snow tubing nearby
  • Downhill skiing on site


  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Spa treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • 1 treatment room


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • RV, bus, and truck parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Free offsite parking within 10 ft
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Family friendly

  • Children stay free
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Paper towels
  • Water dispenser


  • 1 coffee shop/cafe


  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided


  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Living room
  • Library


  • TV with cable service
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Table tennis table
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center


  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet friendly
  • USD 15 per pet per night
  • Welcoming dogs only


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • No elevators
  • Roll-in shower
  • Visual fire alarm

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Free bottled water
  • Onsite shopping
  • Fireplace in lobby

Things to do

  • Waterslide
  • Snow sports gear
  • Basketball on site
  • Sledding on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Snowboarding on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 25 rooms
  • 2 floors
  • 25 buildings
  • Built in 1927
  • Traditional architecture

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
A security deposit is due upon check-in. Deposit amount will vary based on cabin size.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 15 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 100.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Pet fee: USD 15 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Housekeeping fee: USD 22 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Property Registration Number 2022-2266

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from May to October
Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 249 out of 518 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 137 out of 518 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 50 out of 518 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 44 out of 518 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 38 out of 518 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice little cabin. Just right for two people.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
It’s a very good value for a big party of six, full kitchen excellent location in big bear the cabin is beautiful, just will need a Little update on the furniture.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022