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Start your day with a hot breakfast and cozy up to your own fireplace at our charming Big Bear Lake, CA hotel, minutes away from Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Ski Resorts.

Welcome to the Best Western Big Bear Chateau, the perfect hotel for avid outdoorsmen and avid ski lovers alike. Located in inland Southern California, this Big Bear Lake hotel offers well-appointed guest rooms complete with a fireplace, pillow top mattresses, cable satellite television and high-speed internet access. The hotel offers an array of amenities including a seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, game room, fitness center, full business services and meeting/banquet facilities accommodating up to 140 people. The Best Western Big Bear Chateau also features the onsite Tiffany's cocktail lounge serving a special food menu Fridays and Saturdays from 5-9 p.m.

Guests staying at this California hotel will find themselves less than one mile from both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain ski resorts. The hotel also offers convenient access to outdoor activities such as hiking, golf, horseback riding, snowmobiling, fishing, sailing, and skiing on Big Bear Lake. Less than ten miles away, guests can also visit the Moonridge Zoo, Meadow Park, and the Big Bear Convention Center. The Best Western Big Bear Chateau is ideal lodging for groups such as church camps, wedding parties or reunions taking place at Big Bear Lake. The city also hosts a variety of events including the Bear Country Fair, the Ride the Mountain Event, the International Chili Society Cook Off and the Big Bear Cowboy Gathering.

The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Big Bear Chateau is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Big Bear Lake, California. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

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Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

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Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 0.80 mile(s) from Snow Summit, ski resort
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bear Mountain, ski resort
  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Village, lots of great little boutique shops, restaurants, theatres, bowling alley
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Meadow Park, City Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Moonridge, zoo
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Big Bear Convention Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sightseeing tours, throughout the Big Bear Valley
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Narrated Lake tours, 3 to choose from. Miss Liberty, Big Bear Queen and the Pirate ship
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Oktoberfest, late September thru October at the Convention Center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Discovery Center, Visitor center with lots of trail maps, rangers that can answer your questions
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Snow Valley, ski resort
  • 35.00 mile(s) from San Manual Casino


  • 0.20 mile(s) from The Captain's Anchorage, full service, American, Open for: dinner


  • 7.00 mile(s) from Bear Valley High School

Nearby Cities

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Big Bear Lake
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Victorville
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Redlands
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Bernardino
  • 45.00 mile(s) from River Side
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Palm Springs
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Orange County
  • 110 mile(s) from Los Angeles


  • 0.50 mile(s) from Hiking/walking trails
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bear Mountain Gold Course, a 9 hole course located just up the street
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ziplining, several year round zipling companies located in the Big Bear Valley to choose from
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sailing/boating
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Cable Wake Park, located at Pleasure Point Marina
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Amusement park
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Horseback riding
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Off road adventures


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Village Shopping Center


  • 90 mile(s) from Los Angeles International Airport
  • 60 mile(s) from Ontario International Airport