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Very good
14 reviews
Kitchen
Large deck overlooking the forest
Swiss Chalet
Custom cabinets, granite counter tops and slate backslpash
Large kitchen with ample counter space
Kitchen with stainless steel appliances
View of fireplace and flat screen TV from the kitchen
Kitchen view
dining/family room on upper level
Dining table on upper level
Our winter retreat
Nook dining table next to kitchen
View of nook dining area from the kitchen
Bathroom on upper level with granite counter top
Master bedroom with queen size bed
Master bedroom with attached bedroom in background
Guest room on upper level
Guest room with queen bed
Family room on middle level
Family room on middle level
Winter retreat
Queen size pull-out sofa, fireplace and flat screen TV
Game room on middle level
Combo ping pong, pool table, air hockey
Combo air hockey, ping pong and pool table
Game room on middle level
Budweiser sled in game room
Full bath on middle level
Laundry room on middle level
Bunk room on lower level
Bathroom on lower level
Trees outside the Chalet
View from the deck in the winter
Sledding right outside the front door
View of the seasonal stream in the backyard
Lake Arrowhead in the Winter
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Chalet -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Lake Arrowhead, California

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hn626
1 review
“Great location”
Reviewed 13 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Our family stayed at Swiss Chalet last week, we had a great time everything is good. Booking was so easy, Grant is very helpful. Will definitely come back.

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raquel g
1 review
“Best mini get away!!”
Reviewed 22 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Absolutely love our mini get-away at Swiss Chalet! We first booked our stay last year and loved it so much that we returned this year. Last year we booked both Swiss Chalet and Creekside lodge, they are located next to each other, which is great since we had a larger group. This year I only booked Swiss Chalet, and I can't even describe how much my kids loved the rental! They love the bunk room! The ping pong table is a big hit, and it converts to a pool table! There are board games, wifi (for those of us who must still use the internet, even thought we're "away") , everything you may need is available. This is definitely a yearly tradition for us now. I've had other friends also book for next month. Grant is very helpful and replies promptly to any questions you may have. Booking is fast and effortless. Definitely recommend it!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 15 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Marina M
1 review
“Perfect Thanksgiving getaway spot with kids/teens...”
Reviewed 5 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Our Thanksgiving getaway was just perfect. The house was the last house on the street which made it just right for our kids to play out in the back of the house. Really kid/teen friendly house. The patio was nice and cozy to have your morning coffee and breakfast. The owner Grant was really nice and welcoming. Looking forward for our next getaway.

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Misha S
Santa Monica, California
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“Great for groups, good location, comfortable stay”
Reviewed 25 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This is my 2nd stay through Grant (the owner of Arrowhead Retreats) and it was definitely a pleasure. We had a large group going -- Grant was very accommodating, responsive, and helpful in helping us pick out the best locations for our needs. We got pretty much everything worked out over email, which is nice because I could plan a trip for a large group without committing a lot of time to phone calls and unnecessary logistical issues that other property managers tend to cause.

The stays both times were extremely hassle free - keyless entry, very clean and well maintained properties, and always lots to do on and off the property including backyard games/activities and indoor entertainment (speakers, TV, table games, etc.). Your group will not get bored, in fact during both stays, many people in my group chose to spend most of their day relaxing at the house. The house also includes a guide to local hikes, one of which we very much enjoyed (Deep Creek), and a pass to the lake.

In particular with the Creekside Lodge, my group played some bocce ball in the backyard and also played pool indoors. We really liked how spacious the house was and how it was central to the Arrowhead shops / hiking but also the highway to Big Bear.

The Lake Arrowhead area is a nice, peaceful escape from the chaos of LA County. I loved staying at this house and breathing it all in before retreating back into the smog below...

Highly recommend Grand & Judy Dunning + Arrowhead Retreats! (And no, I was not incentivized to leave this review, I really did have a great experience and offered to write it)

Travelling group: Large Group
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