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42200 Moonridge Road
Big Bear Lake, California 92315-1814
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Discover this charming Big Bear Lake, California hotel-the closest full-service lodging to Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Ski Resorts.

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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 with Showtime 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 Friday and Saturday from 5:00-9:00 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.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee. Served from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. dine-in only.
  • Cocktail lounge, Chateau Cafe serves cocktails and appetizers Friday and Saturday evenings.
  • Outdoor pool, heated seasonal, May through October
  • Hot tub, Outdoor
  • Exercise facility, Open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge Front Desk Staff
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Baggage hold
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Fax services, complimentary incoming fax, outgoing fax, nominal fee
  • Free photocopy services up to 5 pages, nominal fee for every page thereafter. Best Western Rewards members get 10 pages free.
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Courier
  • Shipping
  • Wedding services, call and ask for Sherri in Sales
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom
  • Physically challenged services - Public areas accessible by physically challenged
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays and special events
  • Truck/RV parking
  • R.V./ Truck parking
  • Exhibit services
  • High-speed Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Well-lit parking
  • Wedding / Meeting facilities
  • Outdoor wedding available, Wedding in the Pines Package
  • Rollaways not available in units with two double beds
  • Refrigerators and microwaves are available upon request only

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
More Amenities


  • Cable satellite television with basic channels and Showtime®
  • Dataports
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Voice mail
  • Hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning seasonal
  • Iron, ironing board
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Rooms with pool view available
  • Desk/work area available
  • Balcony available
  • Fireplace in all the rooms
  • Rooms with a patio available
  • Rollaway beds available, not available in units with two double beds
  • Microwave, available in most rooms.
  • Deluxe room with Jacuzzi® bath tub available
  • Refrigerator, available in most rooms.
  • Wake-up calls

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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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 New Zealand Jet Boat Tours, high-speed jet boat rides on the lake
  • 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
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Basketball court
  • 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