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Big Bear Frontier

Traveller (225)
Room & Suite (342)
Pool & Beach (18)
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
Big Bear Frontier is located on Big Bear Lake with 600 feet of private beachfront. We offer 57 lovely cabins and motel rooms, all decorated in a lodgepole mountain motif. Be sure to bring your beach towels and plan to barbecue on one of our many grills, located around the property. Our...
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Location and contact
40472 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
60 km to Palm Springs Municipal Airport
13 restaurants are within a 0,5 km radius
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve stayed here many times. We love the cabins and the location of the property. We’ve stayed in the studio, 2 bedroom and 5 bedroom cabin and they’ve all been very clean and comfortable. They have a great club house with a pool table and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the Big Bear Frontier when looking for a spot to stay on my way up from LA to pick up my daughter from camp. I was pleased with the friendly reception, clean and spacious room, location, and great pool. This ended up being...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few days at Big Bear Frontier this summer. I had booked a room, but we opted for a cabin once we got to the place. The upgrade costed $60 more a day and it was well worth it. The cabins accommodate 4...More

Thank Gretter P
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Rooms are clean and beds comfy however desperately needs updating particularly the bathrooms Had to change room due to horrendous noise from upstairs room not the occupants fault the whole place was creaky! But staff were very understanding and helpful. Good location on the lakeMore

Thank gray
Response from Colton J, Social Media Analyst at Big Bear FrontierResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your message. We take your comments very seriously. We are sorry you had to change rooms but pleased our staff was helpful. We have a planned renovation for the motel units later this year. We hope that you will stay with us...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We booked at the last minute and had no issues. The desk staff were friendly and helpful. They had fresh coffee in the lobby in the a.m. when we went to check out. The rooms in the hotel side were spacious and very charming. The...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$114 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$114 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (342)
Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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Kathy S
5 January 2017|
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Response from Ninjasteve | Reviewed this property |
$15 pet fee, not sure about more than 1 pet. We had one husky.
Rodrigo A
31 August 2016|
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Response from Ryan V | Property representative |
Please call our front desk at 909-866-5888, Thank you.
27 June 2016|
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Response from Joann M | Reviewed this property |
They do not rent canoes However there are numerous places in Big Bear that do, yes there is hiking in the area. The Lake is quite low in the area by the Frontier.
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"We were on ground floor on off season...no one above or next to us so I have no opinion!"
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"Don't take a room in the back of the hotel where they have two story units."
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"Ask for room #129 on the second floor"
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"Summer time go for a shaded room or cabin..."
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