Three bedroom, one and half bath, wood fireplace, wireless internet, cable TVs, DVD player, and full kitchen with stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, blender, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, pots/pans, and more. Cabin also features deck with a barbecue, and fully fenced backyard. Walk to shops and restaurants.
Bedroom one has a king bed and cable TV.
Bedroom two has a queen bed.
Bedroom three has a double bed.
Walk to the lake, shops, and restaurants. Short drive to ski slopes, golf, zoo, and more. Maximum occupancy 6. Parking for 2 vehicles.
Bear Necessity Retreat comes with fresh towels, and beds a...re made up with fresh linens and plenty of cozy blankets. Our dedicated cleaning crew has the cabin clean and ready before your visit and does the cleaning after your stay.
Left on 02/26/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | BrendaU
Not great looking from the outside but super cute inside...i think its the best cabin i have stayed in at big bear lake. Perfect for 6 people, we were 3 couples and it worked out perfectly. No complaints. Close to everything, short drive to the mountain, of course i usually prefer to stay in walking distance from the ski area but for this cabin its worth the short drive.
Left on 01/01/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | jessica
I would have liked it to have a washer dryer. It was spacious. Had a good layout
Will definitely be back!
Left on 12/26/2013 for a stay in December 2013 | Bree
This cabin was exactly what I was looking for, cozy and definitely spacious for a party of 6. Everything was in working order and exceeded everyone's expectations.
Los Angeles Ca
Left on 10/24/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | Vannessa
the process of picking up keys and checking in was very smooth and effortless. Was a big plus that this place is about two blocks from the office. About a 5 minutes drive to Big Bear Village. Was very clean. We stayed for one night and had no complaints.
I would recommend this cabin anytime.
san diego CA
a great cozy little place
Left on 08/30/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | gina
My husband and I loved staying here. It was a great location and could bring my dogs.
Left on 08/22/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Javier mercado
Quiero q me manden promociones para ospedarme denuvo en una cabana gracias .
4th of July
Left on 07/11/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Big E.
The cabin was great. clean, it had the appropriate amentities. We came up for the week of the 4th, there was 5 of us. We look forward to booking next year.
Left on 03/27/2013 for a stay in February 2013 | aflores619
very welcoming home. very clean and confortable. highly recommendable to everyone. i do recommend for cool cabins to purchase a gas grill.
Left on 03/22/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | Schatz Family
This cabin was great. Very clean had all the good amenities and was easy to find. We couldn't find the TV remote and the rental company came by an hour later with a new one. Best part for the kids was we went up on a warmer weekend when most the snow had melted. But the backyard is always shaded so it was full kid snow. Kids were able to build a snowman and have a few snowball fights.
Great little cabin and I would recommend it to anyone.
A few glitches, but not enough to spoil a great getaway!
Left on 01/09/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Tim
I was looking for an average priced 2 bedroom cabin, located reasonably close to the village, with the only major need being wireless internet, since I had some stuff going on at work that I needed to stay close to. I picked Bear Necessity Cabin because it ticked all my boxes based on the online description.
We arrived at Big Bear around 1:00pm, and while I knew check-in was 3:00pm, I thought I'd call in to the office to see if it was ready so we could drop our gear off and freshen up... the girl made a call, said it wasn't ready yet, and they'll call if it was ready early. Went back at 3:15pm after booking gear hire etc for the next day, and no problem, the property was ready. Arrived at the property, and the cleaning guy pulled up directly behind us... we unloaded the car, but sat around waiting for them to finish cleaning before we could use any of the amenities or relax. No biggy, just a minor annoyance.
But then we tried to connect the internet... what internet... no wifi signal. A 2' ethernet cable behind the TV modem, but no connection! Called the office, and eventually went to the office due to constant call drops, and they called the owners... "sorry, just ethernet, no wireless. Try resetting the modem."
Website clearly said Wireless Internet!!! "Sorry, the owners sometimes don't update us on changes... we'll change the website right now." Lesson... call and triple check on the things that are really important to you!
Got the ethernet working, and had 3G on the iPad, so no problem, we'll survive!
The cabin... perfect for what we needed, and exactly as I expected. Not luxury accommodation, but comfy and warm, and convenient to the amenities; walking distance to a store and restaurant if you don't want to drive.
The few glitches didn't stop us from having a great time. I certainly would't cross this cabin or agency off my list next time. The internet was annoying, but I got by... I just don't let the small stuff spoil it for me.
Overall a comfort stay
Left on 01/09/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | Infiniti
There are adequate space and facility for this three bedroom cabin. We were there during the snow fall. The downstairs bedroom was way too cold. There should be a separate heater in that room. Should consider adding Wifi. Upstairs half bathroom is way too small and impossible to use the sink. There is a small market nearby which makes it quite convenient.
Left on 01/02/2013 for a stay in December 2012 | Henry
My 1st. time experience for Snow Winter trip. (Christmas-2012 in Big Bear)My family like it. My kids love it. Not far from Lake, Snow/Ski, restaurants..
Ps. Sorry can't post any pics. My family pics. can't share to/with public.
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