Tips for booking a Big Bear hotel

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Big Bear:R3 337/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R388/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
R2 760 - R3 932
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R1 284 - R4 000
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Big Bear

About Big Bear

A small town known for its ski resorts, Big Bear City is a residential area lined with boutiques, gift shops and restaurants. A hotspot for nature enthusiasts, Big Bear City lies within the San Bernardino National Forest and offers excellent access to the surrounding wilderness.

Things to do

Much of Big Bear City’s appeal revolves around its excellent skiing opportunities and water sports available at Big Bear Lake. The area offers easy access to the two major ski resorts in the area, Snow Summit Ski Resort and Bear Mountain Ski Resort.

In addition to skiing and exploring the lake, Big Bear City offers a myriad of other outdoor adventures. Get a bird’s-eye view of the area on a helicopter tour, while boat tours offer a laid-back way to see the sights.

Big Bear Valley Historical Museum offers a glimpse into earlier days of Bear Valley, with cabins depicting local life from the late-19th to early-20th centuries. Visitors are invited to try their hand at gold panning or watch blacksmiths hard at work.

Big Bear City has an alluring dining scene within its limits, along with a range of themed restaurants within a short drive away at Big Bear Lake. Check out some of the city’s restaurants, including the beloved Thelma’s Family Restaurant.

Getting around

Getting to Big Bear City without a car is possible, but a rental car offers you valuable flexibility. The drive from Los Angeles takes around two hours, while a trip from San Diego is only 30 minutes longer.

Big Bear travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Big Bear?

    One of the most popular hotels in Big Bear is Adorable Cozy Cabin- Gateway To The Forest, Close To Everything !, which has been reviewed by 20 users and currently has a rating of 9,5/10. Other top-rated locations include Cozy Spacious Mountain Retreat!!! and Travelodge Big Bear Lake CA, which have received 9,1/10 and 7,2/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Bear Mountain Ski Resort?

    A good hotel close to Bear Mountain Ski Resort is The Perfect Escape To Renew And Reset! (rated 9,7/10 from 16 reviews).