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El Segundo
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35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We decided to go to Big Bear on the last minute, and got very lucky that there was one vacation home left unoccupied this past weekend. We got lucky despite Tour de Big Bear. Our favorite cabin was not available but we were excited to try a new cabin in their portfolio of vacation homes. When they say that this... More 

2 Thank Rachelle2008
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in cabin 19 it was cozy and clean.very quiet had everything we needed.this is a family-friendly place. Very close to village. The owner Larry and his family put a very personal touch to your stay. I can't wait to go back and take family.

Thank Leona R
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place isn't fancy but it felt just right for us. Everything we could possibly need with a small kitchen, jacuzzi tub, air conditioning, and pet friendly. We were able to walk (~ 10 min) to the village and if you are able, you can also walk to the lake for the Miss Liberty boat tour, as its on the... More 

1 Thank michelle0320
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51 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stayed in Cabin 19. I selected this cabin because it had air conditioning, which we did use for a short time on the very warm summer days, and it has a cook top, which we did not end up using. We did use the bar-be-que more than once. All cabins had a bar-be-que next to them. We stayed 3... More 

1 Thank jennythomas74
Murrieta, California
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We paid $150/night. Bed was comfortable, room was clean. Wifi was unusable (but they said they would check into it as we were checking out) but verizon signal was great so no big deal. Grounds and general upkeep of the place could benefit from some maintenance (broken items laying around, grill was falling apart, etc). Not a huge deal but... More 

Thank thoma004
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Epic cabins ever. Verifying is clean and the offer everything you need, even plates and forks. Barbecue area right outside your doorstep. Cabin comes with yacuzzi, fireplace really cool and air conditioning. Lamas and rabbits in the garden area. BRING YOUR DOG. Really close to the lake and right in the middle of "The Village".We loved it.

1 Thank Ivan G
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Great mini-moon/vacay/getaway in Big Bear! The cabins are a close distance to all the great things that Big Bear has to offer. We booked Cabin 15, but upon arrival were told that because of a heater issue we would be checking into Cabin 17 which was not a problem at all. The man at the front office was nice and... More 

1 Thank Janet S
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We found a Living Social coupon for this place and wanted to enjoy a short getaway with our two Aussies. Pine Knot met our needs and more. The cabin (#17) was spacious enough for all of us. The little kitchen worked for breakfast, and the jacuzzi and fireplace were a nice touch for the chilly nights. It was fun to... More 

1 Thank lslucchini
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Me and my boyfriend come out to Big Bear since it is a short drive out of San Diego. We both work crazy hours, and we occasionally need somewhere to reconnect and have a good time. We usually stay at Pine Knot. This April, we stayed three glorious nights. We can bring our dog, the staff is super helpful, and... More 

Thank Melissa C
Long Beach, CA
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Cabin was perfect! Fireplace and in room jacuzzi. Never left the cabin teehee ...kitchenette and plus an extra small bedroom + big room with fireplace and jacuzzi tub that was very nice sized. Brought pre made dinners kept in refrigerator and heated in microwave... front desk was pleasant and very welcoming. Enjoyed the llamas on checkout. They did not spit... More 

2 Thank Marti K

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  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 8 cabins on two peaceful acres and we manage 10 Vacation Homes that sleep from 2 - 12 Guests. We have Lakefront Homes with Boat Docks and garages. We have Lakeview Homes. NO RESORT FEES. All walking distance to the Village and lake. All Resort Cabins have in-room whirlpool tub, fireplace, kitchenette or kitchen, and porch. Free Wi-Fi. Pet friendly. Visit our bunnies and take the llamas for a walk. Sledding when snow permits. Most cabins for 2 or 4, one for up to 6. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pine Knot Guest Ranch

Address: 908 Pine Knot Avenue, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Region: United States > California > Big Bear Region > Big Bear Lake
Price Range: $182 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Cabin 19 has a cook top, but is a little smaller and is far from the wifi access point.”
 of 5 bubbles jennythomas74, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cabin #17 is on the end, so we chose it so it would be quieter for the dogs.”
 of 5 bubbles lslucchini, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 20 is a bit removed from other cabins, if you like a little more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles melissac801, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in cozy cabin 16 for the weekday special, it was great”
 of 5 bubbles philipmE6432EA, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 14 was a great choice!”
 of 5 bubbles PlinioH, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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