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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Ken & Val couldn't be lovelier hosts of the Hillcrest Lodge. Just wonderful! And they remember your name, too! :-) The accommodations were clean, tidy, and had all the necessary items for a warm, comfortable stay. The grounds are clean and there's an area where...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were in town working a fishing tournament with Western Outdoor News at the Big Bear Marina, and were so very pleased with our accommodations at Hillcrest Lodge. Ken & Val were warm and welcoming, and have obviously put a lot of love and care...More

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Response from Val B, Owner at Hillcrest LodgeResponded 15 September 2017

It was such a pleasure having you all here! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay & your cabin. Thank you for your very kind review. We look forward to seeing the Western Outdoor News crew back next year. Thanks again.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband , myself and our dog stayed for the Big Bear auto show. I have been to Big Bear before and often find rustic rooms= cobwebs. Every room was immaculate and the kitchen was will stocked with dining ware and pot/pans. The owners were...More

Thank sanchezemma
Response from Val B, Owner at Hillcrest LodgeResponded 15 September 2017

We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. Cleanliness & comfort are very important to us & we all work very hard to try to provide the best experience for our guests. Thank you so much for your review. I think cobwebs should only be...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

The owners Ken & Val Bascom are some of the nicest people we have ever met. The lodge is quiet, clean and dog friendly. Room had micro-wave, refrig, coffee maker, dishes and silverware. Outside area is relaxing, very pleasant under pine trees and a beautiful...More

Thank Sharon T
Response from Val B, Owner at Hillcrest LodgeResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback and kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. The ice maker has been an on going discussion, we don't have an inside area right now to put one in...with freezing temps during winter, we are thinking of our...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was the second vacation we spent at the Hillcrest. My wife and I loved cabin 5 because, like every room at the Hillcrest, you never felt as though you were staying in a motel but rather were truly escaping to a mountain getaway. The...More

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Response from Val B, Owner at Hillcrest LodgeResponded 22 August 2017

It is always a pleasure having you both here! Thank you for such a kind review...we appreciate it! Hope to see you this winter.

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$88 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$88 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Hello, We have additional parking for extra cars up by the front office, which is located right next to our home. Our property also has security cameras & we have never had any problems. Thank you for asking. Hope to see you... More
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"Rooms and cabins farther away from the street if your a light sleeper"
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"The upstairs suite is nice!"
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"The suites/ cottages are further from the street, so they will be quieter. Closer to front, the rooms have..."
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