Our cozy resort cottages and big cabins are located within a five acre Big Bear Lake resort community. We offer more complete amenities
than private home rentals. Some cabins are pet friendly too. All are AAA approved with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Linens, pool towels, spa towels and bath towels are all provided. Golden Bear Cottages also offers you daily maid service at no extra cost.
All cottages and cabins are family friendly and the big 2,3,4,5 and 7 bedroom cabins accommodate groups. You'll find more flexible check-in
dates at Golden Bear Cottages than you would at mountain rental houses. It's the best non hotel place to stay in Big Bear Lake, California.
Golden Bear Cottages resort vacation rentals are available for as few as two nights -- AAA approved weekend
getaways or week-long family and group retreats, family reunions, schools and church groups and vacations.
When you choose our vacation rentals at Golden Bear Cottages "non hotel", you get more space for less money than hotels in the region.
Cabins for big groups and families, and cottages perfect for couples looking to get off the grid, and everyone in between at this Big Bear Lake non-hotel
Group meeting and walking areas are lighted with strings of beautiful cafe lights. Each outdoor area is lighted past midnight for the convenience of our guests
"We want you to know us! See office staff photos of Lisa, Lenny, Don and Karen. Golden Bear Cottages is family owned and operated to give you the very best service on our AAA approved cabin rentals, not hotel rooms. Big Bear Lake's best AAA approved resort is truly a unique family friendly and pet friendly non-hotel."
HONEY POT, our historic spa tub COTTAGE #5 pet friendly. *Bedroom has "Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed *Queen sofa bed in living room *Full bath *Fireplace *Full Kitchen and dining *Large Indoor spa for 4 *100 year old cabin sleeps up to 4 *Private porch with log swing *BBQ, Fenced yard, Pet Friendly
POOH'S CORNER, large Jacuzzi tub COTTAGE #6 pet friendly. *Master Bedroom *King bed & "Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed, plus Queen Futon *Full bath with big 2 person Jacuzzi tub and shower *Rock Fireplace *Full Country Kitchen *Dining area *Big Jacuzzi tub room *Sleeps up to 6 *Fenced, Pet Yard
KNOTTY PINE, mid size private COTTAGE #7 pet friendly. *Two story cabin. *Bedrooms- 2 and Loft. *"Tempur-Pedic" Queen beds, and Twin Beds. *Full Bath. *Rock Fireplace. *Full Kitchen. *Dining area. *Sleeps up to 6. *Fenced, Pet Yard
BEARSKIN HOLLOW, family size COTTAGE #8 pet friendly. *two large bedrooms *King bed & "Tempur-Pedic" Queen in each big bedroom *Full Bath *Big Rock Fireplace *Full Country Kitchen *Dining area for up to 8. *Cabin Sleeps up to 8 for a family friendly vacation. Remodel 2013. *Fenced, Pet Yard
BEARS DEN, big family sized COTTAGE #9 pet friendly. *Includes two big master Bedrooms *King & Queen bed in each bedroom *Full Bath *Big Rock Fireplace *Full Country Kitchen *Dining area *Sleeps up to 8, a family friendly vacation. Downstairs remodeled Fall 2013. *Fenced, Pet Yard
LAZY DAYS, historic hot tub COTTAGE #10 pet friendly. *Bedrooms- 2, one with *1 Full bed and 1 twin and one with 2 "Tempur-Pedic"Queen beds *3/4 Bath *Rock Fireplace *Full Kitchen & Dining area *Big hot tub in private room (for 4) *Sleeps up to 7 guests *Fenced, Pet Yard
RACQUET CLUB, larger spa tub CABIN #11 pet friendly.(also cabins 17 and 26) three Bedrooms- "Tempur-Pedic" Queen beds, also full & twin beds *2 Baths *Full Country Kitchen and Dining area, *Big Rock Fireplace *Jacuzzi Spa tub *Sleeps up to 10 *Private, Big Fenced Yard with BBQ, Pet Friendly
IGLOO, historic studio spa tub COTTAGE #12 *100 year old Private Studio *"Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed *Bath with Spa Tub for 2 *Fireplace *Small Kitchenette *Cozy Love Seat. Not pet friendly! *Sleeps just 2. Photos taken after Jacuzzi bath remodel in May 2013
PAPA BEAR, Four Bedroom CABIN #13 pet friendly. Four Bedroom Lakeside cabin is on the Lake side of the property, a very short walk to the lake and marina but closer to the road so it has lots of easy parking. Completely remodeled, with restored historic wood beams. 4 bedroom pet friendly group cabin completed last year. Call today or reserve your family group dates online. Amenities: *2 "Tempur-Pedic" Queen Beds in bedroom one, King Beds in bedroom two and three, "Tempur-Pedic" Queen Beds in bedroom four. All bedrooms with private exterior access. Also 2 Queen Futons for sleeping in living room. *3 Baths, one with tub and shower, two with shower and dressing areas. *4 Brick Fireplaces. *Large Full Kitchen with dishwasher and disposal. *Separate kitchen bar with outdoor patio access. *Big group Living room with flat screen TV. *Big group Dining area with custom log table for 12 and eating bar for 3. *Sleeps 12 to 14 person big group. *Big Fenced Patios with BBQ's and Pet yards. Recreation area coming soon: Volleyball court, horseshoe pit and then a game room
BEARS PAW , larger spa tub COTTAGE #14 *Private large studio cottage for couples or small families. *It comes with a large spa tub and shower combo in the bathroom, large enough for 2 people. *There is a custom rock wood-burning Rock Fireplace in living room area. *This cottages comes complete with a full kitchen and all of the amenities you will need to cook your meals. *Full Bath *There is a dining area next to the living room area. *"Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed in bedroom area. *and a queen size futon in living room. * This cozy cabin sleeps from 2 to 4 guests. Not pet friendly! This Jacuzzi Cabin is also close to our outdoor spa and heated pool.
BEARCAT COTTAGE, our spa COTTAGE #15 *Studio *"Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed. *Full bath with Jacuzzi for 2 *Rock Fireplace *Small Kitchenette & Dining area *Sleeps 2. Not pet friendly!
KOALA BEAR MANOR, big spa COTTAGE #16 Two story private cabin. *2 Bedrooms- with *2 "Tempur-Pedic" beds, 1 Full & Twin bed *Bath *Rock Fireplace *Full Kitchen & Dining *Sleeps 7 max. Not pet friendly! *Jacuzzi Spa tub for 2
PINECONE, Three Bedroom CABIN #17 pet friendly.(also see cabins 11 and 26) Two story big spa cabin, *Three Bedrooms- two with *2 "Tempur-Pedic" Queens and 1 "Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed downstairs. *2 Baths *Big rock wood burning Fireplace *Full Kitchen *Dining Room *Indoor big jacuzzi spa tub for 2 *Cottage Sleeps up to 10 for a big family friendly or group vacation *Fenced Pet Yard, pets welcome, *Patio Area with BBQ
GRIZZLYS DEN, larger spa tub COTTAGE #18 *Bedroom area has a "Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed. *Queen Futon in the living room area *Full Bath with large 2 person Jacuzzi tub and shower *Wood-burning Rock Fireplace in the Living Room *Full Kitchen with Dining area *Sleeps 2 to 4 guests max. Not pet friendly! * Patio area with shade umbrella and barbeque
MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY, 2 story COTTAGE #19 pet friendly. *Two Bedrooms. *2 "Tempur-Pedic" Queen beds upstairs and full size bunkbeds downstairs. *Full bath *Rock Fireplace *Full Kitchen & Dining area *Sleeps up to 6 *Fenced pet yard, Pets welcome
MOUNTAIN SHADOWS, cozy COTTAGE #20 *Cozy 100 year old Rustic Studio with Fireplace *"Tempur-Pedic" Queen Bed in bedroom area & full size Futon in living room area. *Full Bath *Wood-burning Brick Fireplace *Small Kitchen & Dining area *Sleeps 2 to 3. Not pet friendly!
SHAGGY BEAR , our family size COTTAGE #21 *with 2 Big Master Bedrooms for a family friendly vacation. *King & "Tempur-Pedic" Queen Beds in each big bedroom and a king futon pull out bed in Living Room. *Full Bath and dressing area. *Big Rock Fireplace. *Country kitchen with seating for up to 8 guests. Not pet friendly! *Sleeps up to 10 for a family size friendly vacation.
BEAVERS DEN, big family sized CABIN #22 *with 2 big master Bedrooms. *2 "Tempur-Pedic" Queen sized beds in each bedroom. *Full Bath and dressing area. *Big mountain Rock Fireplace. *Full country Kitchen. *Dining area with seating for 8. Not pet friendly! *Cabin sleeps up to 8 guests for a family friendly vacation.
COTTONWOOD COTTAGE family COTTAGE #23 *2 Big Master Bedrooms with a King & "Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed in each bedroom. *Full Bath and dressing area. *Large living room with two recliners, futon and rock wood-burning Fireplace. *Full Country Kitchen *Dining area with seating for 8 guests. Not pet friendly! *Sleeps up to 10 persons with room for a family friendly vacation
BEAR HUG, two story historic COTTAGE #24 *Two Story with upstairs bedroom. *2 "Tempur-Pedic" Queen beds and 2 Twin beds. *Full Bath. *2 chairs and sofa in living room. *Full Kitchen. *Dining area. Mountain rock wood-burning fireplace. *Sleeps up to 6 *Pets are welcome in this cabin, Pet Friendly.
The BEARBERRY MANOR, Big COTTAGE #25 Five private Bedrooms, Two story, *"Tempur-Pedic" queen beds in three bedrooms, "Tempur-Pedic" Queen bed & Full beds in 2 bedrooms. *2 Baths with big jacuzzis and showers, one one each floor. *Wood-burning big brick Fireplace. *Big Country Kitchen. *Big Dining area with two 8 person tables. *2 Big Size Spa Tubs. NOT pet friendly! *Patio area with 2 redwood tables and BBQ. *Sleeps up to 17 for a big family friendly vacation cabin.
SNUGGLE BEAR MANOR, spa CABIN #26 pet friendly. (also see cabins 11 and 17) *Three Bedrooms for a family friendly vacation. *3 "Tempur-Pedic" Queen Beds, 1 Twin, 1 full bed. *2 Full Baths, one on each floor. Two stories, *Brick wood-burning Fireplace in living room. *Full Kitchen with Bar. *Living Room and big Dining Room. *Big Private Jacuzzi Spa Room. *Front Porch and BBQ. *Sleeps up to 10 guests. *Big Fenced Pet Yard in back, where your pets are welcome.
FUZZY BEAR, our historic cozy COTTAGE #27 *Private cozy studio cabin *"Tempur-Pedic" Queen Bed in bedroom area. *Newly remodeled larger 3/4 Bath. *Our Only Cottage with a Gas Log Fireplace *Full Kitchen and Dining area. Not pet friendly! *Porch with BBQ *Sleeps 2. Photos for this cabin taken after remodeling in Oct. 2016. This private cottage sits at the far Eastern part of out five acre resort property. Access by private circular drive. It also has a half acre of private forest area next to it. That area can be used for snow sledding in the Winter months or mountain walks in the other months. It provides a quiet buffer space from any other guests.
GOLDEN BEAR MANOR, largest CABIN #28 Group Retreats - Family Reunions, weddings, Our Group and Retreat Cottage Property: Seven Bedrooms with a total of 13 beds: 1 king, 10 "Tempur-Pedic" queen, 2 twin beds. *3 Baths upstairs, 1 bath downstairs, *Biggest Tri-Level family friendly vacation Retreat Cabin, *Large Dining Room with 4 dining tables, *Country Kitchen with big 40 cubic foot side by side refrigerator/freezer, big stove, dishwasher and disposal. *Group Bonus Meeting Space or game room for 50 or more with bath close-by, *Family Friendly Vacation Sleeping Accommodations for up to 23 Guests, * Big Mountain Yard with Waterfall Fountain, Deck, NOT pet friendly! * 28 other cabins on the Resort property, offering big rustic accommodations for groups of all sizes and big cabin retreats! Photo posting to this cabin began after remodeling in Nov. 2014
Available only with rental of our biggest cabin #28 Golden Bear Manor: comes complete with big Pool Table and Game Table set-up. It is also available as a Meeting Room group set-up with up to 10 big tables and 80 chairs available on request. Meeting room rental will be added to cabin #28. GREAT FOR REUNIONS, WEDDINGS AND RETREATS
Our group had a wonderful time, both day and night at our mountain family reunion...at Golden Bear Cottages in Big Bear Lake. CALL GOLDEN BEAR COTTAGES TODAY AT 1-800-461-1023 to plan your group retreat or reunion
Year round big and small group lodging. Onsite recreational facilities, lots of retreat, family reunion and big group event photos
Full gift shop, movie rentals, affordable mountain gifts, firewood and more. Visit one of our two gift shops in Big Bear Lake. One is right here at the office and the other is at 634 Pineknot in the Village
More of our Big Bear Lake big cabin and cottage floor plans are coming soon. Big cabins 13, 25, 26 and 28 are already here. We also just added couples cabin #27
See what makes our family run resort special, at World Famous Golden Bear Cottages! Big Bear Lake's best non-hotel. BEST BIG CABINS FOR FAMILIES.... The only lodge with queen "Tempur-Pedic" beds. BEST LODGE FOR GROUPS.... One of the few great family vacations in Southern California
Rustic indoor and outdoor weddings at our resort. Guests photos from our top rustic weddings. A Rustic Theme Wedding begins with a beautiful mountain setting at Golden Bear Cottages in Big Bear Lake. The best place to stay for your wedding group
No charge for snow play for our guests on our big 5 acre resort. #SnowPhotos See the Snow Report on the News Page #SnowPlay
One of the most beautiful Scenic drives in Southern California. See photos along your mountain trip to Big Bear Lake
All of our 28 family friendly vacation cottages are completely furnished and have fireplaces too! Sometimes guests even enjoy their fireplace after a cool July storm.
For those Fish Tales, here are the photos to remember... real fishing photos from our guests and Fisherman's Club members
Please email photos of your visits to Stay@Goldenbear.net so we can show them here online to all our friends and yours too
We speak both english and spanish at Golden Bear Cottages family friendly resort. Some cabins are pet friendly. Sponsors of the Big Bear Lake Latino Hotel Association. Hablamos Inglés y Español en el Golden Bear Casas complejo familiar ambiente. Somos patrocinadores del proyecto de Big Bear Lake latina de la Asociación Hotelera
Highly rated Big Bear Lake Vacation Property. Top TripAdvisor and Better Business Bureau ratings as of October 1, 2019: We’re delighted to announce that Golden Bear Cottages Inc has been named winner in the International Best in Hospitality Awards for 2016,17,18 and 2019. Only Big Bear resort to offer "Tempur-Pedic" queen beds.