ITH Big Bear Mountain Lodge

Hostel Description

ITH's Mountain Lodge is the perfect base for your Big Bear adventure. With a mixture of dorms and private rooms, this hostel suits everyone, from solo travelers to large group gatherings. Enjoy group activities ranging from walks and hikes to tours of the village, or enjoy some alone time sitting out on the deck or in the yoga center. Start and end each day with the ITH community to enjoy their continental breakfast and community dinners included with your stay. 

During winter ski season or in summer, ITH Mountain Lodge is your year-round Big Bear adventure destination!


Rooms and Prices

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free tea & coffee
  • Private rooms 
  • Mixed dorms 
  • Kitchen
  • Dinner included

Free Wi-Fi

Towels included

Free Parking



9.1 average from 104 reviews


I ABSOLUTELY LOVE ITH BIG BEAR!!! I've traveled to many countries and have stayed in many hostels and I still believe that this hostel is my favorite. The rooms are very clean and tidy, the staff is wonderful and often great conversationalists, they offer DINNER AND BREAKFAST and have a lovely fireplace and seating area! THANK YOU for such a wonderful experience - I will be back again soon.

Female, 18-24, USA


Hidden Gem in Southern California. The complimentary dinner and breakfast were amazing. All the staff were extra helpful. The location is ideal for people from San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, etc. Also there is an apple tree with mini apples! Definitely will recommend this place for anyone who wants a nice escape from the city. The staff will go above and beyond to ensure you have a pleasant stay. 🙂

Male, 18-24, USA


Really neat place with a volleyball court, hammock forest, great location and more. I visited in the summer and the staff was super friendly! They gave me some great hiking recommendations. I cannot wait to come back and visit in the winter. This would also be a prime spot for ski season. Highly recommend. Also Beware of Yogi the watchdog, he welcomed me with a ball in his mouth lolol.

Male, 25-30, USA


  • Cancellation policy: 24 hours
  • Check-in: 4 PM to 12 midnight
  • Check-out: 11 AM
  • Taxes not included
  • 18 and older
  • 14 day maximum stay
  • All guests must reside outside of Big Bear Lake, CA