Frequently Asked Questions


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Lagonita Lodge
183 Lagunita Lane
PO Box 24
Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Toll Free: 866·866·6531
Tel: 909·866·6531
Fax: 909·866·6360
Owner Services: (909) 866-9238



From Los Angeles:
Take 10 East to Redlands and exit onto CA-30 North toward the ‘Mountain Resorts.’ Continue onto CA-18 towards Big Bear Lake Dam. At Big Bear Lake, cross over the dam by turning right and follow CA-18 along the south shore. At Forest Road turn left, then turn right onto Arroyo Drive. At Lakeview Drive, turn right and continue onto Lagunita Lane. The Lodge will be on your right.

From San Diego:
Access the 15 North. Merge onto the 215 North and follow it to the 60 West before merging back onto the 215 North towards Victorville/Barstow. At the 10, take the East on-ramp by turning right and follow the directions listed above.

From Las Vegas:
Take the 15 South towards Los Angeles. At Barstow, follow the signs for CA-247 and exit the 15 by turning left onto CA-247 toward Lucerne Valley. At Lucerne Valley, take CA-18 towards Big Bear Lake by turning left at the second stop sign. Follow CA-18 into the Big Bear Valley and along the North Shore Drive. Turn left at Stanfield Cutoff and cross the Lake. At the stop light turn right onto Big Bear Boulevard. Follow Big Bear Boulevard toward the Village. Make a right turn onto Lakeview Drive and continue to a stop sign before taking another right. Turn right at Lagunita Lane. The Lodge will be on your right.

Inn Arrival Information and Details:

  • Check-in: 5:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: Monday-Thursday, 12:00 p.m.; Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
  • On-site parking is complimentary.
  • Pets are not allowed in guest rooms or on the property at Lagonita Lodge
  • Lagonita Lodge is a non-smoking property. Smoking is allowed on decks and patios only.
  • Complimentary wireless internet if found throughout the resort property.
  • 96 rooms/4 buildings
  • Limited selection of souvenir gifts and convenience items are available at the front desk.
  • Family recreation room.
  • Adult lounge and meeting area.


  • Indoor heated swimming pool & spa.
  • Fitness center.
  • Sun deck with outdoor adult spa.
  • Dock facilities and shoreline access.
  • BBQ, picnic and playground areas.


Where is the closest metropolitan area and airport?
Lagonita Lodge and Big Bear Lake are a 2 ½ to 3 hour drive from most Southern California and Western Nevada regions including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Las Vegas. The closest airport is Ontario International Airport (ONT) and is serviced by most major airline carriers. For information, click here.

How far is the lodge from Bear Mountain & Snow Summit?
Lagonita Lodge is approximately 4 miles from Bear Mountain ski resort and golf course and approximately 2.5 miles from Snow Summit ski resort and summer scenic sky chair. Our prime location provides an ideal Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Lodging experience.

How far is the Lodge from shopping and dining?
Lagonita Lodge is located on the southern shore of Big Bear Lake, California in a picturesque and setting just minutes (about 1 mile) from Village shopping, art fairs, events and an array of dining options. Additional shopping and entertainment opportunities are found along Big Bear Boulevard as you drive east past the Village.

Do you have a restaurant onsite?
Lagonita Lodge does not have a restaurant onsite. However, numerous social activities take place throughout the week offering guests snack-style dining and each of our rooms is equipped with a full kitchen. Many dining opportunities are just a short drive from the Lodge. Contact the front desk for recommendations and locations.

Do you offer activities for kids?
Lagonita Lodge is a haven for families. Our family recreation room is a great place to gather, meet other families and have fun. A calendar of family-friendly activities is available here. Plus our condominium-style Big Bear lodging provides everyone with enough space to relax and enjoy their time away from home.

Do you allow pets?
Lagonita Lodge has a strict NO-PET policy.  Service animals are allowed.

Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.  Service animals are working animals, not pets.  Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA. 

For more information regarding service animal rules and rights,  
please visit or call 800-514-0301 (voice) or 800-514-0383 (TTY).