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Big Bear Lake California Accommodations

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The Big Bear Lake center point is approximately the area of Downtown Big Bear Lake and 1 mile southeast of Big Bear Solar Observatory.

Welcome to Big Bear Lake, California, located within the San Bernardino National Forest. Nestled within the boundaries of the Mountaintop Ranger District, it is the only incorporated city within the forest. More from this guide...

Big Bear Lake Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Marina Resort 40770 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Affordable Lake hotel
  • 42 rooms in property
  • Nice balcony
  • Floor room is LOUD
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Lodge at Big Bear Lake Holiday Inn Resort 40650 Village Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Mid-scale Mountain hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00 PM
  • Bad amenities
  • Beds were acceptable for 65%
Big Bear Frontier
40472 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Mid-scale Lake hotel
  • 57 rooms in hotel
  • City centre within easy reach, said 100%
  • Average sized rooms
Ith Big Bear Mountain Adventure Lodge in Big Bear Lake
657 Modoc Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Four star Lake property
  • Check in: 3pm
Robinhood Resort : 40797 Lakeview Dr. 40797 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 3 star Lake property
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • All guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Wifi quality could be improved
Big Bear Lakefront Lodge 40360 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 2-star Mountain property
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok
  • Almost all guests enjoyed the balcony
Average 3.0 /5Reviews Call
Getaways at Snow Lake Lodge 41579 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Three Star Mountain property
  • Check in time: 4:30 PM
Mallard Bay Resort
214 South Lagunita Lane, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Affordable Mountain property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Awesome vibe
  • 4 days straight
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews Call
Noon Lodge at Mallard Bay in Big Bear Lake 214 Lagunita Lane, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 3 star Lake hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
Golden Bear Cottages Resort
39367 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Mid-scale Mountain hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Vibe wasn't good
  • Beautiful location
Best Western Plus Big Bear Chateau 42200 Moonridge Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Midscale Mountain hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Average beds
  • Most guests thought they were poorly maintained
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Lake Arrowhead Chalets : 28200 Highway 189 Ste F240 17
28200 Highway 189 Ste F240 17, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352 ~15.97 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • High end Lake property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Very good hotel
  • Great room
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa Autograph Collection 27984 Highway 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92382 ~16.16 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • 4-star Lake hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
  • Nice SPA
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
Hampton Inn & Suites Highland : 27959 Highland Ave. 27959 Highland Ave., Highland, CA 92346 ~17.93 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Excellent breakfast setup
  • Fantastic service
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Good Nite Inn Redlands 1675 Industrial Park Ave.redlands Ca 92374, Redlands, CA 92374 ~19.03 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • 2-star Highway property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • The majority of guests thought it was a great value
  • Friendly service
Ayres Hotel Redlands - Redlands 1015 West Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92374 ~20.65 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Staff and accommodations were outstanding
  • I love the decor
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews Call
Motel 6 Redlands
1120 West Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92374 ~20.68 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Low-priced Highway property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Hotel facilities could use a good clean
  • Relatively new rooms
Comfort Suites Redlands
1230 West Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92374 ~20.75 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms
  • Large flat screen TV
  • Great reception
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Dynasty Suites Redlands Hotel in Redlands
1235 West Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92374 ~20.82 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Close to Starbucks
  • Approx. half of guests were disappointed with the minibar
The North Shore Inn 24202 Lake Dr., Crestline, CA 92325 ~20.83 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • Four-star Mountain hotel
  • Check in time: 2-8 PM
  • Most guests thought the building was wonderful
  • Location is great
Super 8 - Redlands 1160 Arizona St., Redlands, CA 92374 ~20.88 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Low priced Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Americas Best Value Inn
1151 Arizona St., Redlands, CA 92374 ~20.93 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • 2 star hotel
  • 30 rooms in property
  • Minibar can be a problem
  • Most guests didn't like the uncomfortable beds
Country Inn & Suites - Redlands 1650 Industrial Park Ave., Redlands, CA 92374 ~21.13 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Breakfast staff was very friendly
  • Very thin walls
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Express 1864 Oak Valley Village Circle, Beaumont, CA 92223 ~21.14 miles south of Big Bear Lake
  • 3-star Golf Course hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Beds were acceptable for 67%
  • Rooms were clean
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Days Inn San Bernardino
1386 East Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404 ~21.20 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Reasonable rooms
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Big Bear Lake is a seasonal destination with attractions and activities to entertain all ages throughout the year. It is a popular getaway due to its many mountain and lake activities and adventures.

Winter offers a plethora of fun-filled snow options such as maneuvering the landscape while downhill skiing, showing off moves and techniques on a snowboard, or whisking down a mountain slope on a sled.

When the weather is warmer, the lake heats up with its own assortment of water-related entertainment, with boating, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.

There's plenty to do on land at Big Bear Lake, including hiking the many scenic trails, seeing the sights from atop a horse while touring the area, or tackling the terrain on a mountain bike.

When to Visit Big Bear Lake, CA

Since Big Bear Lake is a seasonal destination for travelers, there isn't a bad time to visit. The city averages more than its share of sunny days with summertime temperatures averaging 80 degrees. Rainfall is minimal, with the area receiving about 22 inches annually. The comfort index for humidity in the U.S. averages 44, while Big Bear Lake averages 25. The higher the level, the more comfortable the location.

Winter enthusiasts have the best of both worlds while staying at Big Bear Lake with its easy access to several skiing resorts. Temperatures can vary between 20 to 40 degrees and snowfall averages between 62 and 100 inches each year. As a top destination in America for winter skiing, you'll encounter crowded conditions and higher rates, and hotels may be completely booked.

Spring is one of the best times to enjoy the beauty of spring blossoms at their height and ideal outdoor temperatures for exploring. Daytime averages 60 to 70 degrees and nighttime averages 40 degrees. In addition, the winter crowds have gone, making the area less crowded. The lines are shorter, and more accommodations are available.

Summer is another busy season with the area's seven miles of lake and a long list of water sports that includes sailing high in the sky on a parasail, jet skiing around the lake, kayaking, wakeboarding, or trying your hand at stand-up paddleboarding. If you prefer land-based fun, take a ride on the Scenic Sky Chair to Snow Summit and enjoy the magnificent views along the way. Ride back or hike down, it's up to you.

Fall is a photographer's dream season as it brings a rainbow of autumn hues when the leaves begin their annual changing of colors. The season is perfect for taking a guided Jeep tour through the backcountry with camera in hand. Fall is also when the annual Oktoberfest celebration takes place.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Big Bear Lake, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in Big Bear Lake, CA. Browse these charts to calculate the cheapest months to book a room in Big Bear Lake during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Big Bear Lake, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $164.00

Breath in the fresh mountain air and enjoy beautiful scenery and sunsets from the comfort of a lakefront room or suite at the Marina Resort. Rooms are decorated with charming rustic furnishings, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Relax on the private beach, unwind in the Jacuzzi, swim in the pool, or take a hike, Segway excursion, or a zip line tour. Big Bear Lake Village is across the street with assorted dining and shopping venues.

Once you check into Big Bear Frontier, you'll want to extend your stay as the cabins offer an exceptional guest experience. Choose the cabin size you need, such as a studio with a queen bed, fireplace, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee maker, and kitchen with a microwave. You also have a choice of a one, three, or five-bedroom cabin, some equipped with a whirlpool, dining area, private deck, full kitchen, and multiple TVs. Enjoy mountain views, a private beach, barbecue area, and a soothing hot tub and heated pool. The resort is pet-friendly.

Affordable Hotel Options in Big Bear Lake, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $129.57

Robinhood Resort offers lake views and the convenience of nearby Big Bear Lake Village along with three separate buildings featuring upscale rooms and suites. Choose Sherwood Forest with its deluxe spas, fireplaces, and lake views, or Robinhood Inn, which offers standard rooms and suites. For cozy comfort in either a single, double, or triple bed, choose the Wishing Well, which is in walking distance of the village. Tickle your taste buds with California cuisine and refined wines at Nottingham's Tavern. Dine at King Richard's Room beside a crackling fireplace, Little John's Pub for family dining, the pet-friendly patio of Camelot's Courtyard, and Friar Tuck's Tavern with live music and ongoing entertainment.

When you choose to stay at Big Bear Lakefront Lodge, the lakeshore is outside your door. Stay in a well-appointed lake view or garden suite, kitchen suite, spa suite, or a two-story cabin. Room amenities will keep you comfortable with fireplaces, wet bars, kitchens, and kitchenettes. Enjoy the views from your patio or balcony, or walk down to the shoreline for a breath of fresh air. Watch cable TV, refresh with a cool drink from the mini-refrigerator, or fix a snack in the microwave.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Big Bear Lake

2 Star Average Prices: $81.71

2 Star Hotel Prices in Big Bear Lake

Which Big Bear Lake hotels have real discounts?

Golden Bear Cottages Resort has hosted guests since 1927, so you can be confident that your business or vacation stay will be all that it should be and more. The resort offers military discounts and AAA discounts ideal for groups, teams, and corporate business conferences. Situated on five beautiful acres, the historic resort offers studios, one- to seven-bedroom non-smoking cabins, and pet-friendly designated cabins featuring a fenced area for your pets. Relax in a Jacuzzi, prepare meals in the kitchenette, and unwind by the fire.

Booking a guest room at Best Western Big Bear Chateau puts you less than a mile from Bear Mountain and Snow Summit ski resorts. After a day of activities, come home to a cozy fireplace, pillowtop mattress, cable TV, and high-speed internet. Take advantage of the hotel's amenities for unwinding at the fitness center, the refreshing heated waters of the pool and spa or the game room. The hotel also has full services if you need to take care of business and is a great location for meetings, banquets, and special events. The hotel averages 8.5 percent in group savings and has a 10.0/10 group-friendly rating.

Best Value Options in Big Bear Lake, CA

At Snow Lake Lodge, no matter the season, there's plenty to do. Set amid the beautiful mountain and lake region, enjoy the comforts of home in fully equipped one-bedroom suites featuring kitchens with stove and microwave, two cozy fireplaces in each suite, living and dining areas, TV and DVD, and a king bed and queen-size sleeper sofa. Entertainment and convenience are guaranteed with on-site amenities such as a recreation room, pool table, heated spa and pool, complimentary DVD movies, book library, and laundry facilities. Choose from a variety of entertainment options such as shopping and dining in Big Bear Village, ice skating, boating, horseback riding, and hiking.

Mallard Bay Resort is the perfect destination for visitors who want the convenience of a boat dock for their personal use right outside the hotel or snow skiing less than two miles away. Select a quiet, charming lakeside cabin with accommodations for one to six people. Each cabin features a full kitchen and all the utensils, a coffee maker to perk you up in the morning, and most have complimentary Wi-Fi. Take a dip in the heated pool, sit by the outdoor fireplace, have a picnic, or play ping-pong. Whatever your pleasure, family owned and operated Mallard Bay Resort aims to please.

Things to Do in Big Bear Lake, CA

Whether you prefer lake activities or the challenge of a snow-laden slope, you'll stay busy from morning until night at Big Bear Lake.

Just a few of the water activities available include fishing charters, canoeing, boating, paddleboarding, sailing, and waterskiing. On land, there are miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, ziplining through the lush forest, and climbing. Or take to the air for scenic airplane and helicopter tours.

Visit more than 160 alpine wildlife at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. Learn about the animals, including mountain lions, grizzly bears, black bears, bobcats, foxes, wolves, wood bison, bald eagles, and more. Enjoy the daily presentation given by the keepers and the daily feeding tour.

For an up-close look at the scenery and countryside of the San Bernardino National Forest, stop by the Baldwin Lake Stables & Petting Zoo for a horseback riding adventure. Other points of interest include the Big Bear Solar Observatory, and the Big Bear Discovery Center.

Big Bear Lake offers a nearly unlimited assortment of outstanding hotels and resorts and a variety of recreational activities throughout all the seasons. From snow skiing at Snow, Summit, and Big Bear Mountain ski resorts to jet skiing, kayaking, and parasailing on Big Bear Lake, there's always something to do when visiting the "Inland Empire" of San Bernardino National Forest.

Verified reviews of the city: Big Bear Lake, CA

Below are reviews of the city of Big Bear Lake, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great winter spot recommendation "
Score 4.0 / 5

Snow Summit for ski, snow play.

Jitendra Y., from 19-Jan-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Big Bear Lake, CA shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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