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Golden Bear Cottages Resort resemble story-book cottages that are perfect for couples, small, medium and large size families. These historic resort cabins at the AAA approved lodging property are easily identifiable as a group of free-standing rental cabins at 39367 Big Bear Blvd in Big Bear Lake. Golden Bear Cottages can easily be recognized as its own quaint village. The AAA approved non hotel in Big Bear Lake. Come, bring your family and large or small group to enjoy our outdoor spa, heated pool and sports recreation areas. You'll find the AAA approved big cabins & cottage vacation rentals as cheap as local mountain hotels.
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2015  Trip Advisor Winner

CALL US TODAY AT 1-800-461-1023  or  Click Here to Search Rates and Availability
Listen for our affordable Big Bear Lake cabin lodging specials, local mountain weather reports,
specials on AAA approved vacation rental accommodations and discount boat rental deals during the season at Pleasure Point Marina on these Southern California radio stations... (links added below)

KCAL-FM 96.7  and  KOLA-FM 99.9  also talk radio KMET-AM 1490 and  KCAA- AM 1050  for the Inland Empire.

and in Southern Nevada  KNACK-FM  top 40 station and the country station and in Arizona KSTAR-AM andKFLG FM 94.7.  

Note: you can listen to radio on free secure  wi-fi at the resort (password available at the office). 

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AAA approved Mountain Lodge, Travelers Questions and Answers


1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?

Golden Bear Cottages was originally opened as a resort lodge in 1927. It has been continually operating since then. Over the years it has been a historic landmark in Big Bear Lake. Don and Karen DiCarlo and Lisa and Len Duran are only the fifth family to own this property in over 85 years (purchased in 1999). These historic resort cabins at our AAA approved lodging property are easily identifiable as a group of free-standing rental cabins at 39367 Big Bear Blvd. in Big Bear Lake. Golden Bear Cottages can easily be recognized as its own quaint mountain village.  Bring your family or group and enjoy our outdoor spa, heated pool and unique non-hotel outdoor recreation areas.

2. What is our company's mission?

Golden Bear Cottages family owned resort staff considers it a great honor to carry on the role of protecting and sharing the beauty of the California historic big pine forests with our guests. Our goal is to nurture an environment in harmony with the nature and history of the mountain while allowing our guests to enjoy a relaxing Big Bear Lake alpine experience. We strive to make our resort an antidote to all that is excessive, formal, artificial or contrived. By focusing on the very essence of life, we hope to offer our family and group lodging guests a welcome non hotel retreat experience in tune with the spirit of the mountains in Big Bear Lake.

3. What does our company specialize in?

Individual family and group accommodations. We are very proud of the fact that over 60% of our business is a returning guest or referral. Golden Bear Cottages Resort resemble story-book cottages that are perfect for couples, and also for small, medium and large size families. Golden Bear Cottages is also the perfect mountain setting for group retreats and reunions. As a Christian family resort we specialize in men's and women's group retreats, Bible study retreats, youth retreats, college retreats, family reunions and business team building retreats and conferences.

4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?

The owners of Golden Bear Cottages Resort are all local Southern California residents. The family has always been entrepreneurs and have previously owned other retail and sports related business in Southern California.

5. What is your most popular travel package and why?

Weekday family vacations with ski tickets or boating coupons during the season.

6. What is the best compliment we have received from a client?

"Very flexible, courteous, friendly ownership! My friends and I are serving in the U.S. Navy stationed in San Diego and we travel to Golden Bear Cottages on weekends in the Winter whenever our schedule allows. Instead of making the 3-hour drive back to San Diego one day, we decided to rent a nice big cabin. Golden Bear Cottages Resort just happened to be the first place we stopped, and we have been in love with it since. Once, we were snowed in on the mountain and we couldn't leave, and they gave us a generous discount on our cottage to ease our burden". signed, Mike Mitchell and friends in the U.S. Navy.


Check AAA SPECIALS see group discount. Group reservations and information office 909-866-4507
Golden Bear Cottages Private Cabins have these great Services and Amenities
· 100% Smoke-Free Facility
· AAA Approved
· AAA Discount for groups
· All Non-Smoking Rooms
· BBQ Facilities
· BBQ Grill at all cottages
· Bicycle Trails
· Big Screen TV at pool
· Boat Ramp nearby
· Bus Parking
· Cable TV
· Canoe/Kayak Rental
· Children Allowed
· Children's Activities and/or Area
· Children Stay Free
· Coffee Maker
· Cottages of all sizes
· Extended Stay Rates
· Exterior Room Entrance
· Family Rooms
· Fireplaces
· Fishing
· Fishing Guides
· Free Local Calls
· Free Self Parking
· Free Wireless Internet
· Full Kitchen
· Game Room
· Gas
· Gift Shop
· Golf Nearby
· Golf Packages
· Hiking/Nature Trails
· Historic District
· Home Theatre
· Horseback Riding Trails
· Horseshoes
· Houseboat Rental
· FREE Internet Connectivity
· Jacuzzi
· Kayaking
· Kitchen
· Laundry Facilities
· Linens/Towels
· Maid Service
· Marina boat rentals
· Meeting Facilities
· Meeting Rooms
· Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome
· Microwave
· Military Discount
· Multi-lingual Staff
· Non-Smoking Rooms
· Outdoor Heated Pool
· Parking
· Pets Accepted
· Pets On Leash
· Picnic Area
· Playground
· Refrigerator in all cottages
· Resort
· Restaurant Nearby
· Select Small Inn Approved
· Senior Citizen Discount
· Shopping Nearby
· Special Packages
· Superior Small Lodging Approved
· Swimming Pool
· Television
· Travel Agent Commission
· Travelers Checks
· Tubing
· Two Story
· Vacation Homes
· Vacation Rentals
· Video/DVD Rentals
· Washer/Dryer
· Weekly
· FREE Wi-Fi Wireless

03/02/14  Golden Bear Cottages  A+ rating
BBB Accredited Business since 12/31/1997

Golden Bear Cottages

Find a Location (800) 461-1023View Additional Phone Numbers39367 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear LakeCA 92315

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Golden Bear Cottages is truly an historic mountain property, not a five star hotel. It is an A+ rated BBB historic lodging property. If you are looking for a peaceful and quiet resort with a heated pool and spa, lots of outdoor activities and a Christian family staff that truly appreciates you and your family or group then this is the place for you! Our AAA approved historic cabins have had families and retreats returning year after year for over three quarters of a century. It's a Big Bear tradition,
a mountain experience that you will remember forever. Better Business Bureau A+ rated Golden Bear Cottages non-hotel resort is the place for your family too.
Feel the mountain breeze, see and hear the rustling of the tall pines. Enjoy a personal encounter with nature at Golden Bear Cottages resort. Feel enlightened and serene. Enjoy a lasting sense of peace from a mountain experience that you will remember forever.

AAA approved cabin rental special discount packages:Golden Bear Cottages

Cottages for rent and lodging accommodations for families and groups.  If you plan on bringing your pet, make sure you are choosing a special pet cabin where pets are welcome Our specially Designated Pet Friendly cabins at Golden Bear Cottages have a fully fenced pet yard. We now have 14 different clean AAA approved and accredited Big Bear Lake pet friendly cabins with fenced yards.  
  • Big Bear Lake Vacations: The Focus is on families at Golden Bear Cottages world famous family friendly resort and... you will find our AAA approved cabin & cottage rentals as cheap as local mountain hotels. PLEASE CHECK for the latest mountain road updates before driving to Big Bear
  • Top Southern California Tour Bus Group Resort Destination with mountain resort accommodations for 20 to 200 guests

  • Big and small sizes of Clean Big Bear Lake cabins to rent, Big Bear Lake travelers will find the right cabin big or small for their family or group.

  • How much in advance should groups book lodging reservations? Many big groups book up to two years in advance and returning groups usually book a year in advance to reserve their specific dates.

  • Looking for great deals and discounts on cabins or cottages in Big Bear?  We have studios and 1,2,3,4,5 and 7 bedroom vacation cabin rentals in a beautiful AAA approved historic rustic mountain setting with pool & spa.

  • Spanish and English speaking staff is a welcome addition in Big Bear Lake
  • The Big Bear Lake Marketing Association through it's partnerships is responsible for the development and daily management of 14 websites consisting of lodging, accommodations, resort cabins, vacations, news and reviews. We daily update over 30 news stories about Big Bear events and weather. We manage over 3450 landing pages of discount coupons and vacation planning. The websites have over 1375 current photos of the drive to the mountains, the four seasons, resort cabin interiors and exteriors & events of local interest for families and groups; featuring small and large Big Bear lake cabins for rent. Golden Bear Cottages: top member.
  • Our AAA approved historic cabins have had families and retreats returning year after year for over three quarters of a century. It's a Big Bear tradition for families and groups, a non-hotel mountain experience you will remember forever.
  • NEW VACATION CLUB OFFER: Dreaming about having your own mountain cabin or cottage for a getaway by the lake? You really need a relaxing vacation in the mountains, but don't want to buy property and for sure don't want to go through the hassle of purchasing a time share. Maybe you should try our new Vacation Club. And get the bonus week in our historic non hoteladded for free. Please ask for our introductory special discount when you call us at our Golden Bear Cottages office 1-800-461-1023 and save up to 50%. This Vacation Club offer is a new option to our very affordable daily cabin rentals. For your own mountain cabin or cottage for a getaway by the lake, join our new Vacation Club. Call us at our Golden Bear Cottages office for information at 1-800-461-1023.  
  • Click on the scale map below to enlarge it and see our entire five acre resort property, and the exact location of your cabin.

  • Highly rated Big Bear Lake Vacation Property
    Top TripAdvisor ratings as of June 19, 2015:
    #2  Romantic Hotels in Big Bear Lake Region
    #2  Top resorts Hotels in Big Bear Lake Region
    #2  Business Hotels in the Big Bear Lake Region
    #1  Family friendly Cabins in Big Bear Lake Region
  • #1  Group retreat Cabins in Big Bear Lake CA Region
  • #1  Non-Hotel retreat Cabins in Big Bear Lake CA Region

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Golden Bear Cottages
39367 Big Bear Blvd., Hwy. 18
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Phone: 909. 866.2010
Toll Free: 1.800.461.1023
Fax: 1.909.866.9547


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