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Rating System Explained

Our GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

See an explanation of GAYOT's stars here.

Big Bear

Timber Haven Lodge

Alpenhorn Bed and Breakfast
Big Bear Cabins California
The Club at Big Bear Village
Eagle’s Nest Bed and Breakfast Lodge
Gold Mountain Manor
Grey Squirrel Resort

Honey Bear Lodge & Cabins
The Inn at Fawnskin
Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa
Mallard Bay Resort
Northwoods Resort and Conference Center
Pine Knot Guest Ranch
Switzerland Haus Bed & Breakfast Inn
The Timberline Lodge
Windy Point Inn Lakefront Bed & Breakfast

Best Western Big Bear Chateau

From turrets and moats to spas and golf courses, GAYOT's Top 10 Castle Hotels blend the best of past and present.
Whether you are in the mood for zingy Creole or fresh Hawaiian, you will find the perfect place to settle in for Sunday morning hedonism.