BEST WESTERN BIG BEAR CHATEAU

42200 Moonridge Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 United States (USA)
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3.5 Star Mountain Hotel in San Bernardino County
34.24401-116.88197
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4.0/5

Based on 640 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 6.1%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • 80 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: Noon
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 5 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Bear Mountain Ski Resort and Snow Summit Ski Resort, Big Bear Lake, Bear Mountain Golf course, Big Bear Convention Center, Moonridge Zoo

Customer Reviews of Best Western Big Bear Chateau

4.0 out of 5. Based on 640 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Nestled in the forest at 7,000 feet, the Best Western PLUS Big Bear Chateau exudes European elegance. It is the perfect blend of mountain splendor with refined accommodations and attending service. The Chateau's marvelous location in the pine forest between Bear Mountain and Snow Summit Ski Resorts affords convenient access to Southern California's best mountain recreation.Big Bear Lake offers year-round excitement and activities to please all types of groups, from off-road bike clubs looking for challenging terrain, ski clubs seeking the perfect run, or for families that just want to spend the day at the lake hiking, boating, horseback riding, or fishing. Other exciting lake activities offered locally include the Big Bear Queen Boat Tour, windsurfing, sail boarding, water skiing, and jet skiing, and in spring and summer, a ski chair ride up the slopes of Snow Summit or a visit to the Big Bear Solar Observatory.For those that don't want to do anything more strenuous than lunch and shopping, Big Bear Village offers a wide array of stores, boutiques and charming restaurants. Big Bear Lake has it all and the Best Western Big Bear Chateau, centrally located in the heart of the Big Bear Valley, is within a mile of most destinations. Attractively decorated in a European scheme, the Best Western PLUS Big Bear Chateau has 80 deluxe guest rooms and suites offering luxurious amenities, including over sized bathrooms, many with Jacuzzi baths, heated towel racks, and of course, a fireplace in all the rooms. Suites feature a spacious living area, two fireplaces, and two bathrooms, including a Jacuzzi bath, antique armoire, European furnishings and two balconies.Within the Chateau guests unwind by the heated outdoor pool under the towering pines, relax in the whirlpool or sauna, and enjoy our fitness center or schedule an in-room massage appointment.Our award winning Le Bistro Restaurant is noted for its gracious service and excellent cuisine in a quiet European setting. Our Tiffany Lounge features a unique Martini, Cognac and Cigar Bar with delicious pub fare for a more relaxed dining experience with entertainment on weekends.The spacious meeting and banquet rooms are ideal for groups ranging from 20 to 140 guests. Superb banquet services are readily available. Our poolside garden under the pines is a popular location for the perfect wedding setting or even an outdoor bar-b-que. Staff members from both our sales and catering departments are there to assist groups during their meetings, banquets, or weddings to assure all runs smoothly from start to finish.42200 Moonridge Rd · P.O. Box 1814 · Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00pm
Check Out:Noon
Year of Last Renovation:2011
Floors:3
Rooms:80
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:0
Handicap Rooms:2
Suites:1
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 4.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:Thurs-5pm-9pm Fri-Sat 5pm-Midnight
Pool Info:
fits about 15 people Its outdoors 21/2 feet deep to 5ftOnly opened from June 1 until October 1
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hrs in advance
Nightly Parking:free
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:15.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.75%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 3.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge:18.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:150.00 Per Night
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:18.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:15.00 Per Day
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:28.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:25.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:50.00 Per Item (includes tax)
Banquet Soda: 2.20 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$40.00 1 x pet fee cleaning fee per stay. We have 6 standard pet rooms available that we allow pets in. Three rooms with 2 double beds and three rooms with king beds. All pet rooms are located on the lower parking lot level.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Ontario Airport is the closest - 70 milesnext closest in Palm Springs airport-90 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We offer a full hot breakfast complimentary to our guests. Consists of made to order items such as, omelets, fried potatoes, bacon, and sausage. Buffet cold items consists of fruits, cereals, toast, muffins, waffles, and yogurt

Internet / WiFI

Yes wi-fi is free and available throughout the hotel building and in the rooms, and banquet facilities

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or arline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Best Western Big Bear Chateau

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Big Bear Chateau

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group quotes and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The lowest group or meeting displayed is 22.0% in the month of February 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $311 in the month of December 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Big Bear Chateau in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Big Bear Chateau

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Big Bear Chateau.

Feel free to use the Best Western Big Bear Chateau meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Big Bear Lake event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Olymp[ian Ballroom 51 x 34 x 16 1734144/1441017242504211/--192173173
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Olymp[ian Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1734 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
51 x 34 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
4
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$400.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$400.00 USD
Olympian Ballroom 51 x 34 x 16 1734140/1607570454550--/--200160--
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Olympian Ballroom

The Olympian Ballroom is the perfect meeting space for any event. THere is a bulit in projector and screen that can be hidden. THe celings are equiped with beautiful chandeliers that set the romantic feeling for that specail wedding evening.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1734 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
51 x 34 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$400.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$400.00 USD
Huntress Room 40 x 32 x 11 128070/703530303030--/--10075--
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Huntress Room

The huntress room is equiped with a very elegant style. With cathedral style windows and churbs that surround the top of the walls. This rooms also has chandeliers that hang from the celing.
Room Type:
Exhibit Hall
Total Size:
1280 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 32 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
12
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$400.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$600.00 USD
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Huntress Room 40 x 32 x 11 1280106/10675533137318/6142128--
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Huntress Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1280 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 32 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$400.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$400.00 USD
Boardroom 40 x 20 x 11 800--/----------20--/------25
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Boardroom

The boardroom is the smallest meerting room out of all 3 of our meeting rooms. This is the perfect room for any small business conferences, depositions, etc.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
800 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 20 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
7
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$300.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$300.00 USD

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