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30-inch LCD TV with cable channels, fireplace
30-inch LCD TV with cable channels, fireplace
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30-inch LCD TV with cable channels, fireplace

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
307 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Outdoor Space
Barbecue Grill


Explore the area

Popular LocationMeadow Park7 min walk
Popular LocationSwim Beach9 min walk
Popular LocationPine Knot Park15 min walk
AirportSan Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.)70 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace

About this area

Big Bear Lake

Located in Big Bear Lake, Cathy's Cottages is near the airport and near the beach. Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain and Big Bear Alpine Zoo are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including skiing and a ski shuttle.

Visit our Big Bear Lake travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Meadow Park - 7 min walk
  • Swim Beach - 9 min walk
  • Pine Knot Park - 15 min walk
  • Pine Knot Marina - 18 min walk
  • Big Bear Visitor Center - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.) - 77 min drive


  • Grizzly Manor Café - 6 min walk
  • Botana - 6 min walk
  • Sonora Cantina - 8 min walk
  • The Pines Lakefront - 17 min walk
  • Big Bear Lake Brewing Company - 17 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cathy's Cottages

3-star Victorian cottage near Snow Summit
Along with a business centre, this cottage has concierge services and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include express check-out, free newspapers and barbecues. All 8 individually decorated cottages feature free WiFi and furnished patios. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include separate sitting areas, fridges and LCD TVs.
Cathy's Cottages offers 8 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and a safe. Rooms open to furnished patios. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 30-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply).

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Close to skiing
  • Ski shuttle nearby
  • Ski passes


  • Massages


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Family friendly

  • Children stay free

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area


  • 30-inch LCD TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished patio
  • Barbecue
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Business centre
  • Desk


  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Free newspapers (reception)
  • Free local calls
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • Near the airport
  • In the mountains


  • 8 rooms
  • 2 floors
  • 6 buildings
  • Built in 1989
  • Victorian architecture



Check-in between 4 PM and 8 PM


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Check-in for this property takes place at the Sleepy Forest Cottages office located at 400 Eureka Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. Guests planning to arrive after 8 PM must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Cathy's Cottages Hotel Big Bear Lake
Cathy's Cottages Hotel
Cathy's Cottages Big Bear Lake
Cathy's Cottages
Cathy's Cottages House Big Bear Lake
Cathy's Cottages House

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Cathy's Cottages and receive a full refund?
Yes, Cathy's Cottages offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Cathy's Cottages cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 4 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated near the airport, this cottage is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Eagle Point and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Snow Summit. Meadow Park and Swim Beach are also within 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Cathy's Cottages

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Place where you check in is about 2 miles from the actual cottage. Could be decieving. And the hot/cold water valves on the tub were flipped. Bed is pretty firm. Cleanliness was ok. Everything else as expected

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very nice

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very cute, the beds were very nice, loved the jacuzzi tub, would definitely stay again

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019