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Top 13 Airbnbs And Hotels Near Big Bear Lake, California - Updated 2021

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Big Bear is a small city located in San Bernardino County, California, and is probably the most known for Big Bear Lake. The lake, which is located east of Los Angeles, is surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest and is known to be a major contributor to the city’s tourism. The city, that has a small population of approximately 5,019, reportedly welcomes over 100-thousand tourists every weekend, with most of them staying near the Big Bear Valley.

Being a popular year-round destination, you will always be spoilt for choice with the number of vacation rentals, holiday homes, and secluded cabins offered. Fret not, as always, we’re here to help! Let’s look at some of the top Airbnbs near Big Bear Lake.

1. Moonlight bungalow by the village, lake, and mountains (from USD 157)

This amazing bungalow in Big Bear Lake has two bedrooms that can sleep up to four guests, making it a perfect choice for families or friends looking for a winter retreat. It features a full kitchen, a smart TV with Netflix, a gas barbecue grill, and a dining table on the front porch. From here, you can easily access Big Bear Lake, ski slopes, and the national park. This is a pet-free rental but exceptions can be made for valid reasons.

Moonlight Bungalow by the Village, Lake, Mountains
Big Bear Lake, California, United States
111 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they have everything we needed to make breakfast in the mornings and enjoy our coffee from their patio
great amenities hot shower and an overall great experience
very comfortable bed and great natural light
we loved your adorable cottage and really appreciate all the kitchen goodies
the kids loved all their in-room faux fireplace/heater
was very clean would recommend
and comfortable clean beds to sleep in
the cabin was beautiful and clean
everything was clean and we felt safe the entire time
cabin was clean and we could enjoy our stay
great hosts highly recommend
phil and greer were excellent hosts with quick responses to any questions we had
loved the vibe there and hosts were quick at answering all questions
hosts were awesome and very friendly
they are responsive hosts who provided specific directions and everything worked out well
great location really close to the town
very cute cabin perfect location
cute comfy cabin close to the lake
pretty close to the village and walking distance to some restaurants
great location and very cute and cozy
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2. Family-friendly 1900s farmhouse escape (from USD 149)

Wake up to the beauty of the mountains in this 1900s farmhouse located two minutes from Snow Play and nine minutes from Snow Summit Ski Resort. The cabin is thoughtfully adorned with old-school decors and furnished with modern amenities. It features a fully equipped kitchen with lovely butcher block countertops, an efficient heating system, a TV, and a touchpad access entry system. Do note that quiet time begins at 10pm.

Family Friendly 1900's Farmhouse Escape
Big Bear, California, United States
69 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy access to wifi
loved the patio from the rooms the view of the stars looked amazing from up there
everything we needed for our stay was available and the beds were comfortable
beds are comfortable and plenty of blankets
it was super clean and comfortable
everything was clean organized and easy to find
the shower was nice and the linens all smelled clean
it was spacious and very clean
sparkling clean very personal touches loved the space will book again real soon we loved it
the host is very thoughtful
patrick was a wonderful host
patrick is an outstanding host who is extremely prompt in his responses
very thoughtful of the host
patrick was very nice polite and attentive
it was super cute and great location everything was close by
super great location close to the village and other excursions
so close to all the best places in big bear
walking distance to the snowplay area 10 minute walk and 2 minute drive which was very nice
nice place good central location to all of the summer or winter activities you expect in big bear
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3. Newly remodeled, rustic mountain retreat (from 354 USD)

For big groups, consider this three-​bedroom rustic mountain retreat! This apartment is conveniently located just 7 minutes away from Bear Mountain, Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake Village, and more. It was also recently remodelled and features a beautiful architectural design. It comes with a Jacuzzi, a BBQ area, a spacious sunny deck, and a patio. The Jacuzzi and hot tub are maintained and cleaned regularly by trained and professional staff.

Also, if you’re driving yourself to the property, there is a garage that can hold 2 cars. ​ The apartment has 3 bedrooms and 7 beds in total. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed and a queen-sized futon. The second bedroom has one king-sized bed, and the third bedroom has one twin bunk bed, one twin bed, and one twin trundle bed. Now, nobody is going to snatch anybody’s bed for sure! Even so, the owners will be happy to provide you with fold up beds if needed.

Also, in all 3 bathrooms there will be clean towels, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and a hair dryer. The very cosy living room consists of so many things that will offer multiple opportunities for family time. To name a few, there is a MultiArcade, two LED TVs, an Xbox One, and a pool table. The TV also comes with cable channels and Netflix.

That’s not all! There is a cotton candy maker in the already impressive fully-equipped kitchen, and a bar station as well. You really can have heaps of fun indoors! ​

My entire family stayed at this property for my mom’s birthday. Mia was very kind and allowed me to check into the property early. The property manager was very responsive and she was easy to communicate and coordinate with. We had 7 adults and 2 children and there were enough beds and space for everyone. The location was near grocery stores and the village. The pool table, arcade, and jacuzzi were definitely a bonus! We would highly recommend this place. Anjali

NEWLY REMODELED 3bds Rustic Mountain Retreat w SPA

Address: Big Bear Lake, CA, United States (see map)

Price: from 354 USD

4. Cabin with spa (from USD 186)

Last but not least, check out this very pretty, 3-bedroom, ultimate family getaway! This cabin has only recently, in 2012, been remodelled. It is conveniently located within walking distance of village shops, restaurants, and Big Bear Lake. It is also just a 5-minute drive from Snow Summit and a 10-minute drive from Bear Mountain. Additionally, the hosts were​ named as Airbnb super hosts too! This Big Bear Lake cabin for rent comes with every possible amenity a family would need. With a foosball table, dart board, SMART TV, streaming Pandora, Netflix, a Nintendo Wii, Apple TV, Street Fighter 2 arcade game, and more, what more could you ask for?! For added entertainment, the bedroom on the third floor has a Samsung SMART TV, Netflix, Pandora, and a Blu-Ray Player. The room also consists of 5 beds and will only be available upon request.

The house is also very secure, with its front gate only accessible with a lockbox.

This is a nice vacation spot. My family and I enjoyed our stay. While some of us enjoyed the deck in the evening, others enjoyed the spa. All rooms provided an enjoyable sleeping experience. I found my bed (lower bunk of large room) to be very comfortable. Check in and checkout was easy ​painless. Close to town (about a 10-minute walk from shops). Dan

Walk to Village + Lake +2019 New SPA
Big Bear Lake, California, United States
265 reviews
Entire cabin 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were several games a foosball table and an old-fashioned video game machine that kept everyone entertained
the couch is huge and the living room is a great hangout space
we loved the spa comfy couch and fun bunk bed room
the dining table was big enough for 7 of us to have dinner at comfortably too
a lot of activities in the cabin to keep us entertained and it was perfectly cozy
jacuzzi was clean and hot
house is clean & cozy
super clean and jasmine is really nice
the place is very clean and welcoming
clean great beds nicely decorated and lots of character
she was extremely accommodating and a wonderful host
jasmine is a great host
jasmine was a great host very responsive and accommodating
she was super helpful and very reachable
jasmine was a great host and we'd stay here again
great location to the village
this cabin is perfectly located within walking distance of big bear village
the location was great and central to big bear's village and meadow park
great stay walking distance to big bear village
great location short walk or drive to everything you need
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5. Lovely condo in a resort (from USD 242)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a condo unit in a resort that features numerous amenities, including a swimming pool, fitness center, sports facilities, hot tub, and many more. As for your studio unit, it has rustic furnishing and modern appliances and pieces of furniture. It features one-bedroom that can accommodate two guests, and an open-plan concept, where you’ll find the kitchen, dining, and sitting area with an indoor fireplace. Additionally, you’ll also find here a balcony with barbecue facility and outdoor seating, where you can grill while having wine or a bottle of beer.

5★ Wyndham Condo NO CLEAN FEES Kitchen BBQ Balcony
Big Bear Lake, California, United States
29 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
best air bnb experience i’ve ever had place had everything we needed and more plus super cozy and clean inside
the appartment was perfectly clean with everything you need
her place was extremely clean and modern - perfect for couples or a small group of friends
the place was very clean & spacey definitely staying here again on my next trip to big bear
her place was very clean modern and had all the amenities
outstanding place super clean quiet location excellent resort ammenities and services
host was very helpful & quick to respond
she was always responsive and check-in was very simple
friendly staff an awesome hot tub and a great location
great place the host is great with communication and the place is gorgeous
beautiful room and great location
the location was perfect and the complex was very nice
excellent all the way around i highly recommend colby’s location
great place to get away nice and cozy
nothing comes close; one of the nicest places to stay in big bear
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6. Adorable vintage cabin (from USD 138)

Set in a fenced yard, this authentic 1920s cabin exudes a romantic and vintage charm. The queen bed in its bedroom with a brand new cloud mattress is perfect for couples. The vintage cabin features a kitchen, a gas grill and griddle on the porch, a central heating system, a TV, and a DVD player. This rental is perfect for your Big Bear adventures as it is within walking distance from the lake and village. If you have pets, you’re in for a treat because this cabin is a hundred percent pet-friendly.

Ahhhdorable Vintage (Thomas Kinkade) Cottage Cabin
Big Bear Lake, California, United States
219 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
inside the cottage was inviting and cozy
the kitchen is extremely well supplied- it’s a fully functional kitchen something that can be unusual for rentals
the cottage was absolutely lovely and cozy so many personal touches and warmth
cynthia has made the cottage cute and cozy
as travelers who love to cook the fully stocked kitchen was great
it was sparkling clean and very cozy
this cabin is very clean and welcoming
but other than that the place was very clean & neat
inside is very clean and has a great cozy ambiance
the house was clean and warm which was nice since it was about 30 degrees outside
cynthia was a great host
she is a wonderful host
cynthia was a wonderful host and was able to answer any questions i had
cynthia is very responsive and a great host
cynthia is a great host she’s always there to answer any questions
super close to everything
the location is great
the location is great
location is great and close to everything
location is good right around the corner from the village (walking distance)
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7. Amazing two-bedroom cabin steps to Snow Summit (from USD 693)

For families that are looking for a Big Bear Lake rental close to the various attractions, this one’s for you. This 2-storey cabin is located just steps away from the Snow Summit, within walking distance of the Village Entertainment Centre, and just one mile (1.6 kilometres) from the lake; convenience will definitely NOT be an issue with this accommodation. Also, it comes with Wi-Fi, a fully-equipped kitchen, and an indoor fireplace. Perfect for families, right? There are two bedrooms located on the second floor of the cabin, with a queen-sized bed in the master bedroom and twin and bunk beds in the other bedroom. The master bedroom is large enough to include a baby crib as well. There is also a pullout couch​ in the living room if any additional lodging space is needed. Both of the rooms on the second floor are separated by the cabin’s only bathroom. The reviews for this accommodation have been nothing but positive, with almost everyone talking about its cosiness and the great service from the owner. As a family, this is indeed an ideal accommodation for you as there are board games, a backyard, and a huge deck, offering many opportunities for family time. There is also a garage provided for car parking.

James was super professional in every way. Great communication prior, during and after our stay. The cabin​ was perfect, close to town and the lake, very roomy and charming. Would definitely return. He even went the extra mile for me by sending me the stereo I’d left behind, at no charge. That’s service. Thank you, James. Kacey

Great Location-Walk to Snow Summit- Pets ok
Big Bear Lake, California, United States
575 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super cozy furniture and bedroom
everything was clean and well maintained
it was amazingly clean
the cabin was very very clean and roomy
it is a great clean home to stay when at big bear
nothing was missing place looked amazing and spotless clean communication was awesome always quick response
host is really responsive
thank you for being a great host
host did an amazing job with the cabin
james is a thoughtful and accommodating host
the host is very communicative helpful and nice
location is good
excellent location very close to snow summit
great location walking distance to summit
great location and awesome place
the location was fantastic and walking distance to the ski resort
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8. Big Bear Sinatra's Villa (from 221 USD)

Or, you can choose to stay at this very charming and traditional log cabin that is accompanied by modern facilities. This 2-storey cabin is not only visually appealing, but also has the perfect amenities for your stay. The cabin is located just minutes away from Snow Summit as well as dining and entertainment areas. The lake, located just 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) away, is accessible from a launch ramp! Complete with high ceilings, comfy furniture, beautiful interiors, and a fully equipped kitchen, this airbnb listing also comes with Wi-Fi, board games, toys, a PlayStation, and a pool table, just to name a few! You can sit back and relax in the beautiful living room with your loved ones and enjoy a game or two in front of the indoor fireplace.

The cabin comes with 3 bedrooms and easily accommodates up to 9 people. There are two bedrooms on the first floor and the master bedroom is located on the second floor. If needed, the loft can also be used as a sleeping area as it comes with a twin bed. In the master bedroom, you’ll enjoy a huge walk-in closet, a private bathroom, and cable TV, as well as breathtaking views from your bedroom window. The front deck of the cabin is spacious and comes with a BBQ area. Here, you can enjoy the views of the sunrise in the morning and have a BBQ with your loved ones in the evening. Also, the owner generously provides fresh towels, linen, dish soap, shampoo, laundry soap, and even firewood for you! Talk about​ hospitality!

We absolutely loved the cabin. It was a very last minute decision to spend the weekend in Big Bear and we booked late Friday afternoon with a Friday night arrival. Judilynn was awesome and very accommodating. When we drove up to the place it was even more beautiful than the pictures. Fully stocked and clean beyond belief. We are going to make this our home away from home. Absolute perfection!!! Eric

Big Bear Sinatra's Villa

Address: Big Bear Lake, CA, United States (see map)

Price: from 221 USD

9. Ski Bunny Lodge (from USD 74)

Ski Bunny Lodge is a very cosy Big Bear Lake cabin rental that is surrounded by trees. Complete with a heater, fully-equipped kitchen, and Wi-Fi, this charming one-bedroom cabin is also pet friendly. No member of the family needs to miss out on the fun; your fur babies can come too! The cabin comes with an indoor fireplace. Sit back and relax in the very cosy furniture and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or two in front of a toasty roaring fire. There is a queen-sized bed in the master bedroom and a sleeper sofa provided in the living room, making the cabin easily accommodating for up to 4 guests. The cabin also has a deck that comes with a charcoal BBQ, perfect for group and family gatherings. From the deck, you can enjoy beautiful views of the lush greenery just outside of your cabin.

Ski Bunny Lodge

Address: 668 Modoc Drive
Price: from 74 USD

Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Grocery deliveries Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Terrace Delivered food is securely covered Canoeing Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Bowling

10. Big Bear Chateau (from USD 148)

With an European-style décor, this Big Bear Lake vacation rental offers numerous on-site facilities such as the Tiffany’s cocktail lounge and a daily American breakfast buffet. If you are wish for alternative options, Big Bear Village is just 5 minutes’ drive away. The King Room offers more space than most at Big Bear Lake, letting you live in the lap of luxury, without the hassle of worrying about cleanliness and space for your luggage. If you are planning something special, Big Bear Chateau takes special requests, from catering to motorcycle clubs with special parking in front to outdoor wedding ceremonies. If you get bored of the games room, business centre, and fitness centre, there are numerous other activities available a short drive away. You can go skiing at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, just 1.6 km (1mile) away, Moonridge Animal Park is 5 minutes’ drive away, and you will be able to find a number of hiking trails within 6.4 km (4miles).

Really liked the hotel itself, each room had a fireplace and a balcony, it seemed, and it was as well kept as any hotel we have stayed at, and even better than previous hotels we have stayed at in Big Bear. We will be staying there again.

Best Western- Big Bear Chateau

Address: 42200 Moonridge Road
Price: from 148 USD

Games room Internet services Physical distancing in dining areas Children television networks Free WiFi Hiking On-site parking Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays

11. Robinhood Resort (from USD 88)

Take a 20 minutes stroll down to the beach from this hotel. The Big Bear Marina and Lake are just 5 minutes walk away too. Visit the on-site tavern and pub for a variety of food and entertainment options if you choose to remain indoors for the day. Pick the room that suits you best, offering 2 large double beds, the Queen Room is perfect for a large party. With a seating area and a kitchenette, take a quiet break at the end of your day and enjoy the company. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, free parking, private bathroom, and hairdryer. Nottingham’s Tavern serves up California cuisine or pop on by and enjoy live entertainment, happy hour, and dancing at Friar Tuck’s Pub.

We stayed in a king suite with a spa bath. We loved the fire place and were walking distance from everything. Incredibly cozy atmosphere and friendly staff, will definitely be staying here again.

Robinhood Resort

Address: 40797 Big Bear Boulevard
Price: from 88 USD

Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Non-smoking rooms Skiing Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Golf course (within 3 km) Access to health care professionals Parking Breakfast takeaway containers

12. Timber Haven Lodge (from USD 88)

Check into this rustic looking log cottage with modern amenities hidden inside for an enjoyable stay near Big Bear Lake. The Lodge is located just 2 km (1.2miles) away from the Big Bear Marina and the Big Bear Queen Lake Tours letting you enjoy the Big Bear Lake. With the Aspen Glen Picnic Area within walking distance, pack a simple lunch and enjoy the great outdoors. Warm yourselves at the fireplace and examine the mantle at the end of day as you take a break before heading out to explore Big Bear Lake once more. With a large seating area and dining table, this is perfect for gathering together and enjoy each other’s company on your holiday trip. Get a good night’s rest on the large double bed in this cozy bedroom after an exciting day. Facilities for this lodge include a children ’s playground, barbecue facilities, laundry services, a concierge service, and daily maid services. You will also be able to park your vehicle on the property without additional charge.

The cabin was perfect with all the amenities necessary for our visit. The proximity to Summit was great. The continental breakfast was amazing with the variety of breads, fruit, and coffee. The best was the sincere welcome of Karen.

13. Cozy Hollow Lodge (from USD 56)

Regardless of which studio or cottage you choose to book here, you will be able to enjoy a fireplace and free Wi-Fi. Perfect for families, there’s a common area with a playground as well as a picnic area. If you wish to cook, there’s a common barbecue and some places offer kitchen facilities. The comfortable double bed decked out in earthly tones is accompanied with a private bathroom, refrigerator, and cable TV. The knotty Pine interiors exude a homely feel, with each cabins nestling under majestic pine trees. Centrally located, Big Bear Lake Village is just 5 minutes’ walk from the property and so is the Big Bear Lake itself. The Village hosts restaurants, cafes and bars providing all the services you need for a perfect holiday jaunt.

Beautiful quite little cottage. Clean, comfortable, spa, fireplace, and kitchenette. Beautiful grounds. Walking distance to the village and several other spots.

Stay at the heart of Big Bear Lake, with great amenities

Big Bear Lake is accessible through four scenic highways, namely, Highway 330 from Highland, Highway 38 from Redlands, Highway 138 from Victorville, and Highway 18 from San Bernardino. At Big Bear Lake, you can enjoy several recreational activities, including shopping, massage and spa services, biking, cycling, hiking, and more! Don’t forget to check out our list of the best Airbnbs near Big Bear Lake before booking your stay anywhere.

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in London

1. Which Airbnbs in Big Bear Lake are good for couples?

There are many accommodations perfect for couples in Big Bear Lake, including this lovely condo and this ski bunny lodge

2. Which Airbnbs in Big Bear Lake have nice views?

Big Bear Lake offers picturesque sceneries and if you want to wake up with a great view, then you should book any of these accommodations: the mountain cabin and the Big Bear Lake villa.

3. Which Airbnbs in Big Bear Lake are good for families?

There are numerous family-friendly holiday home in Big Bear Lake, like this cabin with spa and this mountain cabin.

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