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The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lodge at Big Bear Lake is right in the middle of the Big Bear lake village where all the shops and restaurants are. Rooms were clean and spacious but like most lower end hotels these days low on amenities. It was a cold snowy night and I was disappointed that the fire place in the lobby wasn't working. OK... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel had a rustic feel and thin walled rooms. We loved being within walking distance to the "city center". The opening times of the bar and restaurant could be extended, but only with an improvement of friendliness of the staff. Two guys were not up to the standard of the rest of the team. Summer in Big Bear -... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed here before they remodeled and were not as happy with the property. We decided to try it since the remodel and new ownerahip and we were thrilled!! SO nice, clean and wonderful!! Very happy and very pleased! We will be back!

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santa clarita
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I stayed 2 nights midweek at this property. First good impression was when I got an upgrade because of low occupancy. My room was clean and comfortable ,coming with a fireplace...The property is within easy walking distance to the village shops,and it has a restaurant attached. Overall I recommend this hotel

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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Took the grand kids and daughter to a conference had adjoining rooms which was just perfect. Service was great Room service was perfect for the little guys and we could eat in peace. Short and beautiful walk to town A beautiful and fun time.!

Thank debram508
La Verne, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

NEVER to stay there again. We arrived around 11 am to see if we could get early checkin.. We were told no, that our confirmed king size deluxe room with fire place wasn't ready. and that we should come back later. OK, so we came back later only to be told that we could not have the room that we... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Dear dadmom2224, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with us. I am very sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your time in our hotel due to the room allocation, the noise challenges and the level of service you received. We take comments such as these very seriously and should you need further assistance, please... More 

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San Diego, California
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208 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Got a Groupon deal at The Lodge. Have never been to Big Bear. It was a very good deal. 2 nights with breakfast for $129. Hotel was adequate. Breakfast was adequate. The area was fun to explore for 2 days.

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Sacramento, CA
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here one night for a work trip and it made me want to come here on vacation. The hotel was well kept and right next to the little downtown area with a bunch of shops, restaurants, etc.. I didn't eat on the property or use their pool so I can't rate those. The pool looked nice and was... More 

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Orange, California
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms are good, fireplace a nice touch. Very close to town so you can walk to all the bars,shops and restaurants. Has a nice lounge with live music. Though didn't eat in restaurant, menu looked good. Would go back.

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Tarragona, Spain
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55 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Lodge is situated an easy walk to the town centre with all the shops, bars and restaurants there, it also has a large free parking area and the hotel itself is quite a nice building, kind of like an alpine lodge feel to it with nice wooden beams e.t.c Check in was a bit laborious because there was some... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hamish H, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review about your stay with us. We are happy to know that you liked our location and we certainly appreciate your nice feedback on our rooms. On the other hand, we would like to apologize for the less than satisfactory breakfast experience you had. Reviews like yours... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Year round resort offering a variety of activities (from skiing to mountain biking); amenities include an outdoor heated pool, arcade, sauna and spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort

Address: 40650 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (Formerly Northwoods Resort)
Region: United States > California > Big Bear Region > Big Bear Lake
Price Range: RM389 - RM1,957 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 148
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Northwoods Resort Big Bear Lake
Northwoods Hotel Big Bear Lake
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“Definitely not the first floor or the trash can view”
 of 5 bubbles WeL0ve2Travel007, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“they have balcony rooms,and fireplace rooms”
 of 5 bubbles krcSantaClarita, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“be sure that you are not next to the laundry.”
 of 5 bubbles dadmom2224, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with a full balcony are quite nice.”
 of 5 bubbles AficionadoPossible, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the pool to get the sunset in the evening”
 of 5 bubbles globetrotter237, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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