Founded in 1962 in Santa Barbara, California, the hotel chain is synonymous with great travel value. The first hotel in Santa Barbara still carries the torch today, but a lot has changed for the motel chain that pioneered the first real economy motel designed for the no-frills traveller. The air-conditioned hotel welcomes guests in a lobby.
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 spacious, 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 an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, steam room, fitness center, full business services and meeting/banquet facilities accommodating up to 300 people. The Best Western Big Bear Chateau also features the onsite Tiffany's cocktail lounge and Le Bistro restaurant open Friday and Saturday.