This is a bona fide mountain retreat.
Our ”Hillside Cottage” puts you in woodsy neighborhood, at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, in a cozy big bear cabin with WiFi and central heating. The ceilings are vaulted, the fireplace is wood burning. The yard is forested and hilly. The cabin sits up high from street level, giving you a commanding perspective of the surroundings. The steep driveway can be testing, but the mild challenge is worth it.
Our guests enjoy spending time on the wood deck, which wraps around the front and side of the cabin, interrupted only briefly by the stone exterior of the fireplace flue. There is a propane BBQ, patio chairs, and a swing under the part of the deck that’s roofed. The propane is on us.
Hillside Cottage has an open layout which makes it feel very spacious. The living room is open to the kitchen/dining area. A brick, wood-burning fireplace accents the high vaulted ceiling in the living room. There is a smart TV and complimentary WiFi so you can watch your favorite shows from streaming services like Netflix. Bedroom 1 has a double bed. Bedroom 2 has (2) full sized beds. We can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests. All linens and towels are included.
At Hillside Cottage you’re just 2.5 miles from Oktoberfest at the Big Bear Convention Center. It’s just about a mile from the Bear Mountain Ski Resort, the Golf course, and the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. It’s about 4 miles from downtown and with 3.5 miles from lake access at Meadow Park.
Book your trip today! Or contact us if you have any questions.
** Must be 21 years old in order to rent.
** Maximum occupancy includes children above the age of 2.
** Maximum parking for 1 vehicle.
** 4×4 vehicle is required especially during snow conditions.
** There are no cable channels available.
** A signed rental agreement, ID and credit card verification are required for each reservation. See our Rental Agreement for details. Contact us prior to booking if you have any questions.
Q: How do we check-in?
A: Detailed instructions on how to check-in are sent in the confirmation email. You are required to follow the check-in instructions provided. The confirmation email has the address of the rental, check-in instructions and any other information pertaining to check-in. Please let us know if you’ll be arriving afterhours.
Q: What time is check-in and check-out?
A: Check-in time is 3pm and check-out time is 10am. During the Christmas and New Year holidays, check-in is at 4pm due to high demand.
Q: Are linens and towels provided?
A: Yes. Linens and towels are provided. There are enough towels for 4 guests.
Q: Do I need chains? Will there be snow during my stay?
A: Always carry chains in your vehicle if your trip falls between November and April. Our guests can check weather and road conditions in real time by clicking on the links in their confirmation email. We can’t accurately predict when there will be snow.
Q: Is the firewood provided?
A: A: Firewood is not provided. You can purchase firewood bundles at any of the grocery stores in town. The bundles usually last about 1 day.
Q: Do you provide propane for the BBQ?
Q: Do I need to take my trash at the end of the stay?
A: Yes. In accordance to City Ordinance all guests must take the trash to a disposal site at the end of the stay. Trash bags and directions to the disposal site are available at the cabin.