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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/Accommodations

Marina Resort
+1-888-690-5247
40770 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Midscale Lake property
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
  • Dirty, stained carpet
  • Walls and ceilings are paper thin
From$139
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Knights Inn
+1-888-305-3366
40598 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 2-star hotel
  • 64 rooms in hotel
Knights Inn Big Bear Lake
+1-800-881-1523
573 Lynn Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 2-star property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Castlewood Cottages in Big Bear Lake
+1-888-283-3404
547 Main St., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Low priced property
Holiday Inn Resort The Lodge in Big Bear Lake
+1-866-221-8581
40650 Village Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 3 star Mountain hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Ascend Resort Collection
+1-866-429-5787
40671 Village Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Expensive hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Big Bear Frontier in Big Bear Lake
+1-888-690-5281
40472 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Affordable Lake hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Great pool
  • Terrible accommodations
From$99
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Ith Big Bear Mountain Adventure Lodge
+1-888-690-5247
657 Modoc Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Four star Lake property
  • 2 suites in property
Robinhood Resort
+1-888-305-3366
40797 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 3-star Lake hotel
  • Hotel has 60 rooms
  • Quite uncomfortable
  • Rooms are not good
Big Bear Lakefront Lodge
+1-800-881-1523
40360 Lakeview Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Economy Mountain hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 pm
  • Rooms are not good
  • Ordinary amenities
Getaways at Snow Lake Lodge
+1-888-283-3404
41579 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Mid-scale Mountain property
  • Hotel has 37 suites
Shore Acres Lodge
+1-866-221-8581
41693 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Midscale Lake property
  • Hotel has 19 rooms
Noon Lodge at Mallard Bay
+1-866-429-5787
214 Lagunita Lane, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Three Star Lake hotel
  • 15 rooms in property
Bay Meadows Resort in Big Bear Lake
+1-888-690-5281
39756 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 3-star property
  • Hotel has 10 suites
From$90
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Golden Bear Cottages Resort
+1-888-690-5247
39367 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • 3 star Mountain property
  • Hotel has 28 rooms
  • Good family hotel
  • Beds need improvement
Best Western Big Bear Chateau
+1-888-305-3366
42200 Moonridge Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315-1814
  • High end Mountain property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Great breakfast and location
  • Free Wi-Fi
From$99
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Travelodge by Wyndham Big Bear Lake Ca in Big Bear Lake
+1-800-881-1523
39471 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Two-star hotel
Worldmark Big Bear - Ontario
+1-888-283-3404
240 Starvation Flats Rd., Ontario, CA 92315 ~1.83 miles east of Big Bear Lake
  • Three Star hotel
From$90
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Motel 6 Big Bear in Big Bear Lake
+1-866-221-8581
42899 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
  • Two-star property
  • 2 floors in property
Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa Autograph Collection
+1-866-429-5787
27984 Highway 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92382 ~16.16 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • 4 star Lake hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See policy
  • Rooms are outstanding
  • Great room
Hampton Inn & Suites Highland
+1-888-690-5281
27959 Highland Ave., Highland, CA 92346 ~17.93 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • Affordable Highway property
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Most guests were happy with the shuttle service
  • Food is to die for
Americas Best Value Inn - Calimesa
+1-888-690-5247
616 West Ave. L, Calimesa, CA 92320 ~18.96 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Cheap property
  • Check-in: 14:00
Good Nite Inn Redlands - Redlands
+1-888-305-3366
1675 Industrial Park Ave.redlands Ca 92374, Redlands, CA 92374 ~19.03 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Low-priced Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Every guests reviewed were unsatisfied with the kitchenette
  • Most guests thought the tv was sub-standard
Calimesa Inn Motel
+1-800-881-1523
1205 Calimesa Blvd., Calimesa, CA 92320 ~19.19 miles southwest of Big Bear Lake
  • Two-star property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Knights Inn Highland
+1-888-283-3404
26667 East Highland Ave., Highland, CA 92346 ~19.35 miles west of Big Bear Lake
  • Cheap property
  • 39 rooms in hotel
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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: $173.63

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: $143.86

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: $90.85

Best Discounts in Big Bear Lake, CA

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.

FAQs about hotels in Big Bear Lake

What are the top rated hotels in Big Bear Lake?

Ascend Resort Collection, Bay Meadows Resort and Worldmark Big Bear are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in Big Bear Lake?

Ascend Resort Collection, Ith Big Bear Mountain Adventure Lodge and Best Western Big Bear Chateau are the top 3 luxury hotels near Big Bear Lake city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Big Bear Lake?

Marina Resort, Knights Inn, and Knights Inn Big Bear Lake are the properties closest to Big Bear Lake city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Big Bear Lake cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Big Bear Lake can be as cheap as $90.85 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Big Bear Lake cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Big Bear Lake has been $143.86 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Big Bear Lake cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Big Bear Lake has been $173.63 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Big Bear Lake?

Bay Meadows Resort, Worldmark Big Bear and Ayres Hotel Redlands are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Big Bear Lake?

Towneplace Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott San Bernardino are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Big Bear Lake?

Ascend Resort Collection, Comfort Suites Redlands and Rodeway Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Big Bear Lake?

Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express Banning and Holiday Inn Express & Suites are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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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