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Relaxing Bear Retreat

Entire cabin hosted by Matt
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bathroom
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House rules
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The Relaxing Bear Retreat is in a quaint neighborhood in Big Bear City only two blocks from the Big Bear Convention Center/Octoberfest and about .3 miles to Big Bear Snow Play! This two bedroom, one bath cabin is upgraded with granite countertops, large slate floors in kitchen, high quality carpet, comfortable beds, and a large wood burning iron stove.

The space
The Relaxing Bear Retreat features two bedrooms dressed in fresh linens, and comforters and ready to use and one bathroom with fresh towels, washcloths and hand towels as well as essential supplies like toilet paper, shampoo and soap. There are beds for 4 people. Bedroom one has a queen bed a mounted flat-screen TV and a private balcony. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed. There is a wood-burning stove for you to use while you Cuddle up next to the fire and watch movies on our 55" smart flatscreen TV. The kitchen is well stocked and is all set up for you with appliances, cookware, dishware, flatware and utensils, glasses, everything you'll need to prepare a quick bite to eat or full in-cabin family dinners ... we even provide your wine glasses! A large yard offers on-property snow play for the youngsters in the winter or a game in the sun when the snow has gone. Wake up to your freshly brewed coffee and sit on the large fenced in patio or deck listening to the birds chirping while enjoying the forest views. Wake up to your freshly brewed coffee using the coffee pot and sit on the large fenced in patio or deck listening to the birds chirping while enjoying the fresh mountain air.

You are in a truly lovely setting here on this property it is like very few others. Please check out all the pictures. But be assured, you won't be disappointed in this cabin.

There is lots to do in Big Bear in every season. Clean air and friendly people make Big Bear Lake the best mountain vacation spot in Southern California. So, come on up and enjoy it.

The maximum occupancy for this cabin is two cars and a four-guests. Wireless Internet and Netflix provided.
Sorry, firewood not provided. Sorry, no pets are allowed.

Guest access
Guest has full access to the entire house.

Other things to note
Frequently Asked Questions
• Is there a fireplace in the cabin? Yes, the cabin has a wood-burning fireplace. Firewood is not provided.

• Do you provide sheets and blankets? Yes, linens are provided for each bed in the cabin. They are professionally laundered, and beds made up for you when you arrive. The bedding is cabin-like.

• Is there a place to do laundry nearby? Yes, there are a few laundromats near the cabin. The closest are “Wash and Wear” in the Interlaken Shopping Center and “Clean Jeans Laundromat” on Big Bear Boulevard.

• How many towels should we bring? We provide one bath towel for every provided sleeping spot, i.e. beds for four, four bath towels, plus hand towels. You can wash and/or dry the towels in the laundry if you should need to, or certainly bring extras if you’d like. If the linens we provide are damaged, you will be charged accordingly.

• Where should I dump my trash? Please leave your trash in the trashcans outside the cabin.

• Does the cabin have a full kitchen? Yes, the cabin comes with a full kitchen and is equipped with the following supplies: pots, pans, utensils, plates, cups, flatware, and glasses! The cabin has a range & oven, microwave, and refrigerator. The cabin has a normal coffee maker. This cabin does have an automatic dishwasher. We ask that you empty the refrigerator when you leave. Please bring any supplies you think that you will need: aluminum foil, plastic wrap, storage containers, coffee filters, dish liquid, etc.

• Is there parking at the cabins? The cabin has room for two vehicles. There is no parking on the street. It is against city ordinance and you may be towed.

• Do you have any games at the cabins? The cabin does not come with games, however, the cabin is in an area that is very close to the Big Bear Village (shops and restaurants), the golf course, the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, and many other sites! We are happy to recommend places as well.

• Do you have a barbeque grill? Yes, a charcoal one. Charcoal is not provided.

·Should we clean the cabin ourselves? The cabin is professionally cleaned after every stay. The cleaning fee that is charged goes directly to the cleaners themselves.

• What do we do with dishes and soiled linens? The linens, towels, etc. may be left in the bathtub in the bathroom. Dishes, silverware, etc. need to be cleaned, dried, and put back into the cabinets. There is a $25 fee for any dishes that the cleaners have to wash and put away.

• When will I get my security deposit back? Security deposit is handled through Airbnb and is just a hold they place on the card for 48 hours after check out.

• How do we get keys to the cabin? Once you have checked in with us, you will receive a code or lockbox with a key to access the house. The key will be returned to the lockbox when you leave.

• When is check-in and check-out? Check-in is 3:00 p.m. on the first night of your rental and check-out is 11:00 a.m. of the morning following your last night’s rental. A $50/hour charge will be added to any check-outs after 11 am that are not pre-approved. It may be possible to check out at 1 PM for an additional charge.

• What if I need to get hold of someone about the cabin? Message us on Airbnb or give us a call. We try to respond immediately to all Airbnb messages.

• Do I need snow tire chains to get to Big Bear? During the winter months, carrying chains on you is almost always required unless your car is a four-wheel drive. Storms may be unpredictable and therefore it helps to have them. Additionally, during the winter months, the CHP may stop you to see if you have them and ticket you if you don’t. You can check chain requirements and road conditions at Caltrans.com.
The Relaxing Bear Retreat is in a quaint neighborhood in Big Bear City only two blocks from the Big Bear Convention Center/Octoberfest and about .3 miles to Big Bear Snow Play! This two bedroom, one bath cabin is upgraded with granite countertops, large slate floors in kitchen, high quality carpet, comfortable beds, and a large wood burning iron stove.

The space
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Iron
Cable TV
Hair dryer
Heating
Dedicated workspace
Hangers
TV with standard cable/satellite

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Big Bear, California, United States

Short two blocks away from the Big Bear Lake Convention Center!
3 miles to both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit resorts
1.5 miles to east side of Big Bear Lake

Hosted by Matt

Joined in January 2012
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I am originally from Athens, Georgia. I moved to California and have been living in San Diego since 2009. Prior to moving San Diego I lived in Los Angeles for 3 years and made some great friends. I love to travel and look forward to the new relationships I will form through Airbnb.
I am originally from Athens, Georgia. I moved to California and have been living in San Diego since 2009. Prior to moving San Diego I lived in Los Angeles for 3 years and made some…
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I like to give guest complete privacy but provide 5 star responses to any needs or questions that might arise during your stay. I am always just a Airbnb message away.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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