Our king bed cabins are cozy and private. Some of them have fireplaces. We also have a few larger cabins with kitchens and one cabin that sleeps up to 10 people. We are centrally located between Lake Arrowhead and Lake Gregory with many hiking trails nearby.
- Check in: After 3PM
- Check out: Before 11AM
- Cancellation policy: Super Strict
- On arrival: Go straight to camp
- Minimum nights: 2
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out Weeknight discount: 30% off
- Response time: Within 12 hours
- Response rate: 80%
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Natural features you'll find at Cute Cabin In The Woods in California.
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These cabins are adorable! They are not quite as rustic as you may expect a cabin in the woods to be, but it was very peaceful and comfortable to stay there. It is located high up in the mountains of Twin Peaks surrounded by beautiful trees and quiet neighborhoods. In front of the cabins, there is a cozy restaurant and bar (The Grill) with a big fireplace. Next door to that is a small market and across the street there are small neighborhoods with kids waiting to get picked up by a school bus. It is such a sweet little mountain town that feels very safe and kid friendly. Highly recommend it for families and older folks who don't want the hassle of tent camping or being too secluded.
Not as advertised
I want to start by saying that the staff was awesome, and we did not have a horrible time. We were, however, pretty disappointed with some aspects of our stay here.
We were originally placed in Cabin 2, which seemed a little bit away from the main office and restaurant, which sounded good to us. The pictures made it seem fairly separated from the other cabins so that there would be some privacy. The listing also stated a King size bed.
When we were contacted on our way to the cabin, we were told we would be placed in Cabin #1, which was a larger Cabin with a full kitchen space. We're not the type of couple to complain about an upgrade, so we said, "alright, great!" and continued our trip over.
When we arrived, we were told by the front desk girl, Jessica (who was very kind), that Cabin #1 was the cabin 50 ft from the main office--and the restaurant--with all of the windows facing the office. Less privacy wasn't great news, but we were still getting an upgrade, so we took it in stride. Then we were told that it was requested that we just stayed in the top floor, as this cabin was a two story cabin (I assume to save on cleaning time). I thought that was a bit strange, but again, it seemed like we were still getting an upgrade.
When we walked into the cabin, it didn't seem as much like an upgrade. We weren't given any paperwork nor welcome information at the desk, so I figured I could find a wifi password and other promised amenities in the room. We had two bathrooms, but only one had soap in it, and the bathtub had wet, dirty marks when we arrived, as if someone had stood in it while cleaning, and then just left it. The room smelled a bit like smoke, despite nonsmoking signs everywhere, but it turned out that it was mostly from the bed, which REEKED of cigarette smoke, as if someone had smoked in the bed, and the sheets weren't cleaned properly to get the smell out. Also, the bed was a full bed, not the King that was on their listing, which, for two adults, was quite cramped. It was a very uncomfortable bed with really, really cheap and uncomfortable pillows that also smelled like smoke. We were also surprised to find that we were on the top floor of a cabin that had no fans or climate control to speak of. I'm not sure about the bottom floor, but with heat rising, it was difficult to keep the temperature reasonable in there while the outside temps were in the 90s. We ended up finding a box fan tucked away, but we didn't find this until we were heading out.
We did have a kitchen space, but it was pretty clear that they didn't want us to use it, as they provided ABSOLUTELY nothing in terms of pots, pans, plates, silverware, cups, or anything else you expect to be in a kitchen. There was an old steak knife and a set of tongs left in the sink, I'm assuming from the previous stay. The front office was closed pretty soon after we had left it, so we had to run over to the front desk the following morning just to have something to drink coffee out of.
We also weren't given the wifi, which I didn't even realize they had until I looked back at the listing again. If we were to ask for it, I'm sure it would've been provided, but there was so much not provided, I didn't want to spend all day running back and forth to the front desk to be provided with things that should've been provided at check in.
The restaurant food was awesome, but the service wasn't great--I tend to give service workers a break during the pandemic, so this wasn't a big deal. It's definitely worth having a meal or two at if you stay in this area.
Overall, we made the best of this trip, and the staff was engaging and pleasant on a personal level, but the service, amenities, and expectations were so much lower than they state in their listing. I would not recommend staying here.
Not a pleasant experience
They haven’t upgraded the canbin the and it wasn’t super clean.
The patio furniture outside looked like it hasn’t been cleaned out for weeks!!! There was also a bit of trash in the porch. The bed was so old and squeaky (don’t try to do anything but sleeping)
The second day I realized that most of the guests in the other cabins actually live there! The couple on the next cabin talked to each other screaming and cursing! Another woman came to visit them and ithere was a big argument then the man help her to fix her car on the site. So loud and uncomfortable 🥵 using bad words ... I didn’t like it at all I fel scare and could get a good rest.
Great snowy getaway
We had a great time at this little cabin. It had a fridge and coffee maker (bring your own mugs). The Grill right next to the camp was AMAZING, and it was a few minutes drive to Lake Arrowhead village. We had a great, snowy weekend in November. Can’t wait to return!
Cabins could be kept up and cleaned much better than they are. Fireplace chimney needs to be cleaned. Cabin fills with smoke using a Duraflame. Minimal toiletries and towels. Waited for check-in for over 25 minutes for someone to arrive. Host was very accommodating though and helped us with everything we needed. The Grill was great, but make a reservation.
Cute cabin in the woods is very accurate! It was quiet and cozy. Very serene in the snow (thank goodness for the fireplace!) I thought there would be a kitchenette, but I guess I misread the description. Luckily there were a TON of great restaurants. Zeb, Echo and Eric(? Sorry if I'm wrong!) were great hosts. Ten minute drive to Lake Arrowhead!
Fun weekend in the mountains
Check in was a little unorganized, we waited in the lobby for about 20 min, and had to call them. We were told the cabin was unlocked and to just go there and unpack. Paul our host was amazing. Very personal and brought us everything extra we needed (extra pillows and blankets ) we had a wonderful dinner at the Antlers inn. Best restaurant in the town (make a reservation ) we got lucky with two bar seats. The dirty martini and old fashions were perfect. Our cabin had a fireplace and we were told only duraflame logs, they smoked us out and had to open all the windows, it was below 30's and had to open the windows, wich made it very cold to get rid of the smoke smell. The location is great, we hiked Lake Gregory and Strawberry Peak and spent some time in Arrowhead Village. All around I give it a good review, but if you want to have a fire inside I would just stick to the internal heater and not burn logs. All in all, for $100 bucks a night it's perfect.
Wonderful stay with a few qualms
This was a super cute cottage indeed. The hosts were really super sweet and friendly as well.
Overall I did have a great experience but just had a few qualms such as cleanliness and safety.
At first glance the place looked clean. I could smell the cleaning products and could tell they just cleaned up. Which is great, right? They even asked if it was cleaned up to my standards and said they’d clean up more at my request. Like I said, at first glance it looked fine So I let them go on about their day. When I say they I mean one of the cleaners and her child/grandchild. She sent her child/grandchild back in to clean the fridge because she had forgotten to. As our stay went on we noticed more things were dirty. There was blood(seemed like period blood) stains on one of the comforters, the coffee machine was left with grounds in it, I wiped down one of the nightstands and it left the rag dirty. It was just little things like this that made me a bit uncomfortable because if they forgot this, then how well was everything else cleaned - ya know? Just seemed like it wasn’t cleaned thoroughly. Normally it wouldn’t be a big deal, but during this covid pandemic it didn’t feel right. The hosts and most people in the cottages around town weren’t wearing masks either, so it just made me and my dad feel a bit uncomfortable especially because both of us are immune-compromised.
I really should have just mentioned this to them and asked for another cleaning, but felt awkward and weird about it. I’m sure they would have gladly done it.
Again, all in all it was a food stay. Hosts were super friendly and nice. And it’s probably my fault since I didn’t bring it to their attention. It all just felt a little uncomfortable because of covid.